Christmas Means More Recycling, Schedule Changes

Christmas is a time of gifts, plenty of food, trees and holidays and all four of these have an impact upon waste collection in Cochrane. "It's a very busy time at the eco-centre after Christmas,"…

Projected Residential Tax Increase Drops to 3.06%

Town council has approved the 2018 municipal budget and the residential property tax increase is now projected to be 3.06 per cent, down from earlier estimates of up to 4.45 per cent. The town’s…

Two Councillors Added to Cochrane Transit Task Force

Town council will have a larger role on the transit task force than originally designed and Mayor Jeff Genung questioned why but saw no harm. The task force format presented included Mayor Jeff…

Stats are Lower Than Expected

Cochrane RCMP is on Day 13 of morning, afternoon and evening CheckStops. Out in full force since December 1, Cochrane RCMP and the Cochrane Integrated Traffic Unit have been set up in a variety of…

Out of Tragedy Comes Conversation

A recent death by suicide of a Cochrane young person has parents talking, school personnel responding, and youth feeling a variety of emotions. Chris Pawluk, Rocky View Schools Lead Psychologist,…

Local Sports

Ringette Tournament Continues to be Classic

It was the ninth year of the Cochrane Classic Ringette Tournament and its reputation for being a premier event continues to spread. The lineups just keep getting deeper for a chance to be one of the…

Three Generals Playing for South in HJHL All-Star Game

Austin Keller, Talus Hume and Slater Ransom have been named to the south all-star team of the Heritage Junior Hockey League (HJHL) being held in Okotoks early in the New Year. The league is holding…

100 Goals and Counting for Gens' Talus Hume

Five years ago, it was the furthest thing from Talus Hume's mind. He didn't know how long he'd be in the Heritage Junior Hockey League let alone think he'd become one of only a few Cochrane Generals…

Climb to Top of HJHL Continues for Cochrane Generals

Just how important are this weekend's home games for the Gens? Plenty. The Gens have taken sole possession of second place in the south division of the Heritage Junior Hockey League after racking up…

Ag News

Canada's Beef Industry Reduces Water Footprint

A recent study shows in a 30 year period, Canada's beef industry has dramatically reduced its water footprint. The research was conducted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge and the…

Agriflash Headlines for December 15

Canadian Beef Industry Reduces Water Footprint A recent study shows the amount of water required to produce 1 kilogram of Canadian beef has decreased 17 per cent from 1981 to 2011. One of the major…

Farmers at Risk Waiting for Bill C-49 to Pass

The Alberta Wheat Commission says, Canadian farmers are being put at risk waiting for Bill C-49 to pass, also known as the Transportation Modernization Act. Bill C-49 contains provisions which will…

Stolen Horses Have Been Returned

The Breton RCMP say the six missing horses from Central Alberta have been found and safely returned to their owner. A person in the Wetaskiwin County located the horses on Tuesday night, and they…

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