Grizzly and Cubs Spotted Near Springbank

Recent reports have been coming in regarding sightings of a grizzly bear and two cubs in the Springbank area. Jay Honeyman, Alberta Environment and Parks, Human Wildlife Conflict Biologist, says the…

Local Sports

Justin Dowling Receives Call-Up to NHL

Cochrane native, Justin Dowling, earned himself a call-up to the big leagues on Tuesday, October 25. The call up to the Dallas Stars came after six of the teams' forwards were out of the line-up due…

She Shoots, She Scores

The addition of a girls only hockey league is proving to be a huge success. With no shortage of girls wanting to play, the exciting news for the younger girls is they are competing against other all…

Canadian Finals Rodeo Staying in Alberta

Many were saddened by the news earlier this year regarding the Canadian Finals Rodeo being relocated to Saskatoon in 2017. However, the official announcement made on Wednesday, October 19, by the…

Gens Lose Winning Streak but Set Franchise Record

The Cochrane Generals had an amazing run but the streak is over. The boys were feeling pretty good on Friday after beating the Strathmore Wheatland Kings 5-1 but on Saturday, things didn't go their…

Ag News

Hail Claims Up in Alberta

There was a big jump in hail losses in Alberta in 2016. Total payouts in Alberta this year are reported at $64 million, compared to $50 million in 2015. The total number of premiums was at $79…

Three Men Inducted into AG Hall of Fame

Three men have been inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. “The Hall of Fame is a tribute to the ongoing legacy of agricultural innovation in this province," says Oneil Carlier, Minister…

Harvest Getting Over The Hump

A good few days of weather has helped producers get the crop off. Jeff Porter, the Ag Fieldman for the Foothills MD says harvest in the area is nearing the halfway mark. "This year I would say is a…

High Costs, Low Prices Squeeze Feedlot

One of Canada's largest feedlots has said it won't be taking on any more cattle. Western Feedlots announced Wednesday it's winding down its cattle operations. Cattle market analyst Anne Wasko with… is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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Cochrane High School Band and Music Trip of the Month Raffle

18 October 2016 12:00 am - 14 November 2016 12:00 am

Email [email protected] for a ticket

Halloween Fright Night for youth 13-24

28 October 2016 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Boys & Girls Club of Cochrane & Area, Cochrane

Legion Friday Night BarBQ

28 October 2016 6:00 pm - 29 October 2016 7:00 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 15

Cochrane Pumpkin Lantern Festival

28 October 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Historic Cochrane Ranche Site, Cochrane