100 Women Ensure School Kids Get a Healthy Start

The collective fundraising group 100 Women Who Care has donated an amazing $7050 for the Rocky View School program, Food for Thought. Nikki Demyen, Food for Thought, Community Partnership…

National Home Fire Safety Week Focuses on Kitchen Blazes

From November 24th to 30th the Canada Safety Council is reminding residents to be mindful in the kitchen. Since 2007, the Canada Safety Council sends out messages on a variety of safety risks…

MP Blake Richards Announces His Future Plans

Banff- Airdrie MP Blake Richards will be seeking another term in office come the 43rd Canadian Federal Election in October 2019. Richards has represented the constituency since 2008 and is looking…

Lighting Up the Holiday Season

There was a magical feeling in the air on Saturday night (November 18) as record numbers came to celebrate the start of Cochrane's holiday season. The 33rd annual Light Up blasted through a record…

Giving Back This Holiday Season

Many businesses in the Cochrane community not only hope to see business soar in the month of December but some are giving back. The staff of Stellar Studio Hair and Tattoo are looking for four…

Local Sports

Rangers Salute Terry Norman, Recall Soccer Quest 42

There have been many landmark moments in the history of the Cochrane Rangers Soccer Club and there's more to come for a group that has grown from a small number of soccer enthusiasts to an…

Atom Lions Go Undefeated in Banner Season

It has been a banner year for the Cochrane Lions Atoms football team and head coach Scott Mamchur is proud of their accomplishments. The roster of about 45 players, ages 7 to 10, went undefeated in…

Cobras Sr. Volleyball Teams off to Provincials

Two Cochrane High School volleyball teams are off to the provincials this week after successfully competing in 3A zone championships in the South Central Zone of the Alberta Schools' Athletic…

Hot and Cold Play by Gens on Weekend

Head coach Derek Donald described last weekend's play by the Cochrane Generals as hot and cold as the team continues to struggle to find consistency. On the road against the lower ranked Stettler…

Ag News

Moving Away From the Number-Based Grading System

Canadian Wheat farmers are moving away from a strict reliance on the old number-based grading system. That from Tom Steve, General Manager of the Alberta Wheat Commission. Steve says, the Canadian…

MacAulay Wraps Up Ag Trade Mission In China

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay has wrapped up a successful 10-day visit to China. The government says the mission will help Canada reach its goal of growing global agri-food exports…

New Grain Elevator Coming to Viking

A new grain terminal and crop input centre is being built in Viking, AB. The new Parrish & Heimbecker, Ltd. (P&H) facility will include 46 thousand tonnes of grain storage, and a 25 thousand tonne…

Alberta Woman Re-appointed on FCC Board of Directors

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, recently announced appointments to the Farm Credit Canada Board of Directors. Seven Directors were appointed, one being Ms. Jane Halford from…

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Cochrane Christmas Artisan & Gift Market

25 November 2017 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Frank Wills Memorial Hall, Cochrane





Photos with Santa!

25 November 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mountain Vista Law





Cochrane Humane Society Fall Peticure

25 November 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cochrane Humane Society, Cochrane





Concert featuring MonkeyJunk

25 November 2017 7:00 pm

Bragg Creek Community Centre, Bragg Creek





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