Over 26,000 Call Cochrane Home

Growing 4.5% since the 2016 census, Cochrane's population now sits at 26,320, according to the 2017 census results. While municipalities do not have the authority to make census participation…

RCMP Investigate Significant Theft

Cochrane RCMP responded to a theft at Shoppers Drug Mart on May 9. Photos of three suspects are being released in hopes that someone recognizes the three females. RCMP say the three suspects entered…

Fire Leaves Many With Heavy Hearts

A devastating call that came in the middle of the night has left many with heavy hearts. Matt Foudy, with Morley Paramedics was second on scene to the McDougall Church Fire, "When I showed up it was…

VIDEO: Cochrane Dollars Begin Circulation

An idea that was sparked in 2010, came to fruition on Friday (May 19). With intensity picking up the last two years, Robert Kalinovich with Economic Development, was happy to unveil Cochrane's own…

Batten Down the Hatches, A Storm is a Brewin'

You may want to reinforce your patio umbrellas and trampolines as wicked weather is blowing in. Environment Canada has issued a special weather warning for many parts of Alberta, Cochrane included.…

Local Sports

Vaillancourt Helps Lead Bantams to Victory

Xavier Vaillancourt helped quarterback Southern Alberta to its sixth consecutive win at the Alberta Bantam Bowl, May 22. The South overpowered the North, 27-8, at Foote Field in Edmonton, and the…

Representing Alberta in Inter-Provincials

It was a happy coincidence. Two of the eight male shuffleboard players selected to represent Alberta in the 5th Annual Inter-Provincial of the Canadian National Shuffleboard Association (CNSA) hail…

Another Banner for Cobra Track Team

The Cochrane High School track and field team were awarded their second banner in two weeks and now 27 of their athletes are heading to compete in 29 events at the provincials in Edmonton, June 2-3.…

Bobcats Heading into Playoffs Undefeated

The Bow Valley Bobcats cruised to a 7-3 win in their final regular season game of Rocky View Sports senior boys soccer against Bert Church, May 23, and will go into the playoffs undefeated as the top…

Ag News

Longview 4-H Delivers A Huge Donation

The Delivering A Better Experience Campaign supporting High River Maternity has received its first major contribution through the Longview 4-H Beef Club's Donation Steer program. Each year a steer…

Selling Hail Insurance Direct To The Customer

Hail insurance is a hot commodity as farmers start looking toward the summer and more active weather. The CEO of Ag Direct Hail Insurance, Bruce Lowe says their success is based on being online and…

More Groups Onside With Transportation Act Changes

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and the Canadian Canola Growers Association are welcoming new transportation legislation introduced by the federal government earlier this week.…

Alberta Wheat Commission Happy With Transportation Bill

The Alberta Wheat Commission says its pleased to see the federal government moving forward on long-term solutions to rail transportation challenges. Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Tuesday…

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Cochrane High School Band and Music Movie Fundraisers

26 May 2017 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Cochrane Movie House

Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen Live @ The Gentry

26 May 2017 7:00 pm

The Gentry Espresso & Wine Bar

Poker Pool Tournament

29 May 2017 2:00 pm

Seniors on the Bow, Cochrane

Literacy Festival

30 May 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cochrane Public Library, Cochrane