Town on Course to be Ready for Cannabis Legalization, says Mayor

Mayor Jeff Genung says Cochrane is well on its way to being preparing for the legalization of recreational cannabis but they are still concerned the Alberta Government has made no commitment to…

Cochrane RCMP Has Not Forgotten

Last Tuesday and Wednesday (June 12 and 13th) Cochrane RCMP along with members from Search and Rescue teams in Cochrane, Didsbury, Foothills and Calgary conducted another ground search in hopes of…

Two Separate Accidents Tie Up Traffic in Bragg Creek Area

Yesterday (June 17), traffic was impacted on Highway 22 two different times due to two separate collisions. At approximately 2 pm, Cochrane RCMP, Redwood Meadows Fire Services, and EMS responded to a…

Kissel/Hanson want to Open Discussion on Future of Land

Two Rocky View County (RVC) councillors believe it's time to flush out the discussion on exactly what is the future of the146-acre land parcel that has been occupied by the Cochrane and District…

A Chance for Groups to Reach out to New Parks & Rec Committee

Local parks and recreation groups have a golden opportunity this Saturday, June 23 to give an overview of their organizations to members of the town's newly-formed parks and recreation committee. The…

Local Sports

Cochrane Piranhas Make a Splash at Second Meet

The Cochrane Piranhas are growing stronger after every practice and the proof is in the results. Forty-five Piranhas attended the June 15-16th Region E meet in High River, says Head Coach, Breanna…

St. Tim's Track Finishes Strong

The St. Tim's Thunder Junior and Senior Track and Field Teams have had a busy few weeks. Although a smaller club compared to other high schools, continued strong performances by the athletes has led…

Jr. Ladies Silvertips Back on Track with 3-Game Winning Streak

After a rough patch, the Jr. Ladies Silvertips are back on track with three consecutive wins. Monday, June 11, the short-handed Tips rallied to beat the Axemen, 8-6. The score went back and forth…

Summer Camp Healthy Kick-Off to Building 2018-19 Season

A summer camp isn't new to junior hockey but it is a new approach for the Cochrane Generals to prepare for their 2018-19 campaign. Head Coach Travis McMillan says overall he's pleased with how the…

Ag News

Beef Producers are Cashing Cheques in New Pilot Project

Beef producers are putting some extra money in their pockets with a new pilot project. The one-year Canadian Beef Sustainable Acceleration Pilot Project is under way, aimed at creating a certified…

Soybean Markets Continue To Face Pressure

The soybean markets have been taking a big hit as a result of war of words taking place between China and the United States. In response to trade threats being made by U.S President Donald Trump,…

Raising Awareness on the Tiny Superheroes of Agriculture

This week some of the tiniest superheroes in agriculture are being celebrated. It's National Pollinator Week, and Bee Keeper Kristen Hall with Bee My Honey in Nanton said, some of their bees are kept…

Agriflash Headlines for June 20

The Importance of Pollinators in Agriculture This week some of the tiniest superheroes in agriculture are being celebrated. It's National Pollinator Week, and Bee Keeper Kristen Hall with Bee My…

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