Gifts For All As Xmas Markets Start Up

With Remembrance Day ceremonies wrapped up and Light Up kicking off later today (November 17). many Cochranites are getting into the festive spirit. With Christmas being five weeks away, many people…

Council Wages Increases Fueled by Tax Law Changes

During budget deliberations that begin today, town council will examine a 15.3 per cent increase in their own budget that has largely been fuelled by the elimination of the one-third income tax…

Do You Recognize This Truck?!

Cochrane RCMP is hoping someone recognizes a light coloured truck that was seen stopped at Fas Gas on Sunday (November 11). Constable Kary Moore shares RCMP has obtained pictures which place the…

Participants Sought for "Mission: Impossible?" trash sorting

The search has begun for families to participate in “Mission: Impossible?” that centres upon household waste management. Proposed by Mayor Jeff Genung during the Oct. 21 council meeting, the mission…

Can You Share Your Christmas?!

The Cochrane Activettes 'Share Your Christmas' campaign will once again kick off at Cochrane Light Up this Saturday (November 17). Shopping carts lit up by Christmas lights will be seen along…

Local Sports

More Than Hardware for Trinity Taekwon-do Competitors

Trinity Taekwon-do athletes walked away with more than just a large collection of hardware this past weekend (November 10 and 11) In total, twenty-seven individuals competed, including Cameron…

Cochrane Curler off to Canada Winter Games

Cochrane curler Julianna MacKenzie is heading to the Canada Winter Games to represent Alberta as part of Team Bakos after a close final against Team Cinnamon, of Cochrane. The Bakos team, based out…

Super Friday Nets Cochrane High Three Volleyball Titles

How often do you get a chance to claim multiple divisional championships in one day? For Cochrane High volleyball teams it happened Friday, Nov. 9. The Cochrane Cobras won three divisional volleyball…

Cobras Stage Second Half Comeback to Advance

Brooks is the next stop on the road in tier 3 provincial high school playoffs for the Cochrane Cobras. On Nov. 10, the Cobras proved why they are the #1 ranked team in tier 3 high school football…

Ag News

Railway Association of Canada Performs Trade Flow Study

Canada-U.S. trade flows was the focus of a recent study performed by the Railway Association of Canada. Director of Policy, Economic and Environmental Affairs Michael Gullo presented the findings at…

Canadian Government Invests In Public Trust Strategy For Agriculture

On Wednesday, the federal government announced an investment of $251,250 to the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), to support the creation of a Public Trust Strategy. The project is intended…

Organizer Calling This Year's Agri-Trade A Success!

The numbers are in for this years Agri-Trade Equipment Expo in Red Deer. Show Manager David Fiddler says they had 31,403 attendees at last weeks show running from Wednesday, November 7th to Friday,…

OHS Code Will Apply To Farms And Ranches Starting December 1

Coming up on Saturday, December 1st, Albertas Occupational Health and Safety Code will apply to farms and ranches. Farmers attended a workshop put on by the M.D. of Foothills Wednesday, November 14th…

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