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Chris Puglia

Chris Puglia

Chris is a SAIT-trained journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He began his career in central Alberta working in Olds and Carstairs. After four years at Newspapers in Alberta, he headed north to Yellowknife and spent 12 years working in both the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. In 2014, he returned to Alberta and began working for Great West Newspapers at the St. Albert Gazette before taking the editorial helm of the Cochrane Eagle in 2016. Chris welcomes feedback from the public - good or bad - and encourages readers to contact him with concerns or story ideas.

Recent Work by Chris

Cochrane lawyer wins defamation case against NDP

Cochrane lawyer wins defamation case against NDP

Cochrane lawyer Cyndy Morin won a defamation case against the NDP this week.
Town of Cochrane moves to next phase of two vital facilities

Town of Cochrane moves to next phase of two vital facilities

Transit hub and RCMP detachment projects progressing.
Town seeking business mentors

Town seeking business mentors

Developing Cochrane businesses need mentors.
RCMP continue hunt for attempted murderer

RCMP continue hunt for attempted murderer

RCMP continue to search for suspect in an attempted murder case.
Archeologists peer into Cochrane's past

Archeologists peer into Cochrane's past

“Part of what makes archeology fun is we get to test the written historical account because people write things down and say this is the way it was and we get to come and test it and see was that the way it was, or was it a little more complex, or was it a little different."
Archeologists peer into Cochrane's past

Archeologists peer into Cochrane's past

Archeologists dig up the past along Highway 1A.
Pay decrease a show of leadership, Guthrie

Pay decrease a show of leadership, Guthrie

Airdrie Cochrane MLA Peter Guthrie says the vote to decrease Alberta representatives' salary demonstrates fiscal leadership by the government and is not a prelude to pay cuts to frontline workers.
Cochrane Classic Car Club helps kick off Bethany Care's annual 50/50

Cochrane Classic Car Club helps kick off Bethany Care's annual 50/50

Sweet rides help kick off Bethany Cochrane's annual raffle.
Go nuts for space

Go nuts for space

Ray Bielecki is a space nut.
Kassidy Gerhardi shaping the world around her

Kassidy Gerhardi shaping the world around her

Kassidy Gerhardi is a dedicated community builder.