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Step backwards on LGBTQ rights

The UCP's reversal of ammendments made in the Education Act by the previous government to accomodate Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) and add a layer of protection for LGBTQ2+ students is a step backward and ignores the fact that this demographic st

History of intolerance

Our past is littered with intolerance.

Dead bear a tragedy

The death of Charlie, a black bear shot and killed just two weeks after being rehabilitated and released, is an unfortunate reminder of how conflict between man and wildlife often ends badly for the animal side of the equation.

Reflect on Canada

Canada celebrated its 152nd birthday on Monday and thousands of Cochranites shared in the nationwide festivities.

Long road to nowhere

Cochranites are tired of the highway 1A/22 interchange saga.

Bee aware

A story we wrote last week about concerns from a family living next to a local bee keeper caused a real buzz on social media and our email inbox last week.

Traffic woes need collaborative solution

It is time someone step forward with solutions to our public infrastructure woes.

Revved over gas prices

Politics and religion are in a race for most contentious subject in Cochrane with the new leader being the price of gas.

In the line of duty

RCMP officers, like other emergency responders, have tough jobs. Every day they are at risk of being inured or killed at work.

Program builds futures

Many students graduate high school wondering how what they learned will apply to the real world. Students participating in Rocky View Schools Building Futures program in partnership with Kingsmith Homes, do not have the same question.