Miles Chester Backing Need for Women's Shelter

Council candidate Miles Chester has received a wealth of feedback from his online "Miles Survey" he launched on Sept. 17 and it has lead him to support an initiative to develop a women's shelter in…

Foreign Meddling in Canadian Elections? Richards Says it Could Happen

Media has been rife with stories about how Russia may have been involved in the outcome of the American Presidential election but Blake Richards says it could also happen in this country. Richards,…

Founder of Cochrane Business Network Writes Justin Trudeau a Letter

Jim Messner, the founder of the more than 200 member strong Cochrane Business Network, has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and it wasn't to exchange pleasantries with him. Messner…

Patrick Price Believes in Cochrane and Wants to Make It Better

Patrick Price is known for being outspoken on burning local issues and even brought some to the forefront while serving the community through the local media. Now he's pursuing a seat on town council…

Cochrane FD Shows Off New Incident Management Unit

Cochrane Fire Chief David Humphrey proudly showed off the Cochrane Fire Department's new Incident Management Unit today (September 21) with help from members of the Cochrane Pipeline Operators…

Local Sports

Grizz off to Provincials for 2nd Straight Year

The Bow Valley Grizzlies held off pressure in the second half from the Red Deer Titans to earn their second straight Southern Alberta Division 2 Rugby Championship and are off to the provincials,…

VIDEO: Cochrane Cup Continues to Impress

Feedback to the 2017 edition of the Cochrane Cup has been positive and organizers are encouraged by the number of new entries, particularly in the men's open division. In all, 22 teams participated…

Generals Take It On the Chin in HJHL Season Opener

The Heritage Junior Hockey League season didn't get off to the start the Cochrane Generals were hoping for last night (September 22). Despite outshooting their opposition 44 - 31 the Gens were…

Close Match between Bobcats and Cobras

The Cochrane High Cobras varsity girls soccer team is undefeated in their first two games of the Rocky View Sports season, but to so had to get by the Bow Valley Bobcats in a close 1-0 match, Sept.…

Ag News

Federal Gov Discusses NAFTA With Ag Stakeholders

Agricultural stakeholders gathered in Ottawa Monday to take part in roundtable discussions surrounding NAFTA. Groups ranging from beef to dairy to grain met with Federal Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay…

Longview 4-H Beef Club Receives Award

The Longview 4-H Beef Club received the High River District Health Care Foundation's Clifford and Louise Lougheed Award for Outstanding Philanthropy. The award was present to the club last Friday at…

Provincal Ag Minister Off to the E.U.

Provincial Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Oneil Carlier, will be travelling to the European Union with colleagues on a trade and investment mission. Minister Carlier says, the E.U. presents…

Making Feed go the Distance this Winter

Planning ahead will become crucial in making feed go the distance this winter. Barry Yaremcio, Beef and Forage Specialist at the Ag Info Centre, says producers have a couple of choices when short on… is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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Cochrane Outhouse Races

30 September 2017 10:00 am

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The 10th Annual Lindsay Leigh Kimmett Memorial Foundation Monumental Tournament of Aces

30 September 2017 1:30 pm

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Cochrane Coworking Community - meet the Meetup

04 October 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cochrane Coffee Traders, Cochrane

Cochrane Coworking Community - weekly meetup

10 October 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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