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Darlene Casten

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Aerial spraying for budworm won’t happen in Bragg Creek next year

Aerial spraying for budworm won’t happen in Bragg Creek next year

Rocky View County is hoping a late spring and natural predators will help diminish a growing outbreak of spruce budworm in Bragg Creek because they will not be spraying for the insect in the coming year.
Rocky View County curler caps junior career with national silver

Rocky View County curler caps junior career with national silver

Local curler taking U21 Junior Nationals loss in stride as her team moves to women's league.
Millarville ranchers grazing lease land 'destroyed'

Millarville ranchers grazing lease land 'destroyed'

A Millarville-area ranching family is questioning how the province can call work done on their grazing land reclamation when all they can see is destruction and danger for animals and wildlife.
Cochrane goods mostly uninterrupted in wake of B.C. floods

Cochrane goods mostly uninterrupted in wake of B.C. floods

The food shortages, gas rationing and supply chain disruption affecting the west coast and interior of B.C. have not reached Cochrane, but some are nervous that the situation could worsen.
Cochrane teen heading to U21 curling national semi-finals

Cochrane teen heading to U21 curling national semi-finals

Team Alberta has won a bye to the U21 national curling semi-finals in Saskatoon, including Cochrane-area lead Julianna Mackenzie. Mackenzie, 19, is a 2020 graduate of St. Timothy’s High School in Cochrane.
Call for improved ambulance response time getting louder

Call for improved ambulance response time getting louder

Three recent incidents in Okotoks that had fire crews waiting 40-minutes-plus for EMS to arrive, according to Mayor Thorn
Cochrane Generals net milestone weekend

Cochrane Generals net milestone weekend

Generals won three games in two-and-a-half days in HJHL play.
Staches sprouting under masks

Staches sprouting under masks

Ten Cochrane firefighters are raising money this month to raise awareness of men’s mental health issues
Generals celebrate many wins this weekend

Generals celebrate many wins this weekend

The Cochrane Generals went three-for-three this weekend in an away game the Gens downed the Three Hill Thrashers Friday 7-1 and then beat them again at home the following day, 10-2.
Lower child-care costs will save parents hundreds each month

Lower child-care costs will save parents hundreds each month

“Child care is definitely one of our most expensive monthly expenditures,” said Crystal Bohn, a mother of four