Breaking Out the Birthday Cake at Bearspaw Bench Exhibition

If they were using candles, organizers would have their hands full trying to light 50 of them for the birthday cake they'll be serving at this weekend's Bearspaw Bench Exhibition being held in…

Many Perfect Moments on Goodship's Cycling Journey

A voyage of spiritual and personal discovery for Rev. Ray Goodship, of the St. Andrew's United Church, is nearing the end. Within a few weeks, he'll be dipping his bike into the waters of the harbour…

VIDEO: Thrills, Spills and First Responders

The 36th annual Calgary Police Rodeo was a smashing success with a record number of attendees and participants. Running two heats of most events, Mike Cavilla, President of the Calgary Police Rodeo…

This Weekend the Bulls are Back in Town

If you are looking for more rodeo action, you will want to take in Cochrane Classic Bull Riding this Saturday night (August 18). For 18 years, the meanest, rankest bulls have put the world's top bull…

Air Quality Health Index Expected to Reach Extreme

Smoke from British Columbia forest fires will continue to put air quality health index at an extremely high level in Cochrane and area and those having difficulty breathing are recommended to find an…

Local Sports

Piranhas Dive into Provincials

Following an outstanding showing at last weekend's (August 11 and 12) 2018 ASSA Region E Championships, the Cochrane Piranhas are looking to make a splash at Provincials in Edmonton this weekend…

Hurry Hard to Curling Registration Tonight

You can sweep into curling registration this evening (August 13) beginning at 6 pm. David Cooper, President of the Cochrane Curling Club, says the Club had a very successful first season in the new…

Rodeo Season Keeps Going For Local Athletes

Some local cowboys are getting it done after big performances last weekend and yesterday (August 7th) in the world of Rodeo. Cochrane’s Tanner Milan struck gold in Strathmore winning the Steer…

VIDEO: Cochrane Crush Win Two Championships Over Weekend

Cochrane Crush Minor and Major teams capped off their summer season by winning two coveted Little League championships. Major Crush Win Prairie Championship Here Here at home, the Crush Major team…

Ag News

Dry Weather Means Another Lean Harvest

Another dry year for farmers here in the Foothills as harvest is starting to get underway. Ag Fieldman for Vulcan County, Kelly Malmberg, says he had hope for at least an average crop of wheat,…

Agriflash Headlines for August 13

Twitter Diplomacy Not Good For Local Producers Foothills MP and Associate Agriculture Critic, John Barlow, says it's farmers and ranchers that are paying the price for the Trudeau Liberals Twitter…

Beef Industry Worried New Food Guide Will Mislead Canadians

With the revised Canada's Food Guide set to be released at the end of the year, the beef industry is still advocating for changes. Manager of Public and Stakeholder Engagement with the Canadian…

Saskatchewan Ag Minister Stepping Down

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has announced plans to step away from the agriculture portfolio as he battles colorectal cancer. This is the second time in four years that he has been…

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