Lone Canoe Leads to Search

You may have noticed an extensive first responder presence around Bow River late yesterday (July 20) afternoon. A call came into the RCMP detachment around 4:40 pm of an unattended canoe floating…

Cochrane Goes Back to Medieval Times

This Saturday (July 21) be prepared to step back in time when Knights, King's and Queen's rule the land. The Cochrane Public Library is transforming to a time period where you will witness jousting,…

Short-Term Pain for Long-Term Gain; Lane Closures Start Monday

There will be complaints and frustration expressed motorists, but in the end, Cochrane will have long overdue improvements to the 5th Ave. CPR crossing by mid-August. The town is improving the road…

Local Carver Puts Cochrane on the Map

Local woodcarver, Brian Widahl has not only graced Cochrane with some amazing woodworking pieces but is adding to the collection in Powell River, British Columbia. Securing an incredible second place…

VIDEO: Equine Assisted Learning to Benefit Young and Old

An incredible opportunity is being offered just outside of Cochrane. Thanks to the generosity of Deanne and Katrina Robinson, Co-Founders of Robinson Outreach at Rivercross Ranch (ROARR) as well as a…

Local Sports

Zone 2 Soccer Teams Open Summer Games with Wins

Zone 2 soccer teams, that include coaches and players from Cochrane and area, went undefeated today in the first day of play in the Alberta Summer Games. The U13 Girls team won their opening game…

Summer Games Play a Huge Role in Developing Athletes

Sure, there's the thrill of pursuing medals, but the Alberta Summer Games are so much more. Travis Cummings, the Zone 2 distance running head coach, sings praise to the Alberta Summer Games and the…

A Good Showing for Cochrane Piranhas

The Cochrane Piranhas continue to produce great results despite their intense schedule. Competing in their second meet out of four this month, the Cochrane Piranhas had a good showing on Saturday…

Bright and Early Start for Over 50 Cochrane Athletes

From team sports like baseball, football, lacrosse, rugby and soccer to track and field events and paddling, Cochrane has a huge contingency of athletes competing in the Alberta Summer Games that…

Ag News

MacAulay Concludes First Part of Growing Canadian Agriculture Tour

Federal Agriculture Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, wrapped up part one of his Growing Canadian Agriculture tour on Tuesday, July 17. On the tour, he met with farmers, processors, and industry leaders,…

Menzies Brings His Experience to the Board of Ag for Life

A familiar face here in Southern Alberta has joined Ag for Life as a New Director. Former Macleod Member of Parliament, Ted Menzies, recently took on the role in the Alberta organization dedicated to…

Japan Reopens Borders to Canadian Wheat Shipments

Japan has resumed commercial wheat shipments from Canada. Japan suspended imports of Canadian wheat on June 15 after it was announced less than 10 genetically modified wheat plants were discovered…

Ag in Motion Wraps Up Today

This year's Ag in Motion event, taking place near Langham, SK, has seen strong attendance and organizers expect to break last years record of 25,700 attendees. One of the key attractions at the show…

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