Drone to Hover Over Downtown to Study Parking

If you happen to look up while walking through the southern portion of Cochrane's downtown and spot a drone hovering above, give a wave and a wink, and carry on. It's likely on the job for the town.…

Reba McEntire Headlining No Greater Love

An already solid two-day lineup of music for the No Greater Love faith festival has grown by leaps and bounds with the addition of one performer. Country superstar and faith performer Reba McEntire…

One Wild Cross-Country Car Chase

Multiple charges have been laid against a 30-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman following a wild car chase that started in Bragg Creek and ended at the Cross Iron Mall just outside Airdrie, and…

UPDATE: Bike Story Totally Fabricated

Stelianos Psaroudakis, whom is being sought on charges of fraud under $5,000 and public mischief, told the Cochrane RCMP a few hours ago he will be turning himself but has not done so as of yet. The…

Cochrane Fire Ban in Effect Now

Effective immediately a fire ban has been issued for the Town of Cochrane and all outstanding burning permits are suspended until further notice. Dry and windy weather conditions forced the ban and…

Local Sports

Minor Soccer Holds First Summer Camp

Cochrane Minor Soccer (CMSA) held its first of what it hopes will be many summer camp this week as it continues to enhance soccer in the community. With the assistance of a youth coach in the…

BMX Racers Representing Canada on World Stage

Local BMX athletes are packing their bags and bikes and heading to Rock Hill, South Carolina to represent Canada at the BMX World Championships in what could be a once in a lifetime experience. Ten…

Hectic Month of Competition for Piranhas

The Cochrane Piranhas have a full calendar of meets leading up to the provincials in late August. After about a month break from competition, the Piranhas attended their first meet last weekend at…

Tocher Gets Taste of High Calibre Football at Nationals

Team Alberta may have lost to Ontario for the bronze medal in the Football Canada U18 Cup but Cochrane's Jack Tocher gained a wealth of experience by playing against some of the best in Canada. The…

Ag News

New Proposed Tax Changes Could Affect Farmers

Proposed changes to the tax structure may have negative implications on farmers. Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, announced plans last Tuesday to stop higher income earners, such as doctors and…

U of L Receives $1.1 Million for Methane Study on Beef Cattle

The University of Lethbridge received a $1.1 million investment from the Government of Canada to study ways to reduce methane gas emissions in cattle. This project with U of L, is one of twenty new…

Grain Farmers not the only ones Worried about Dry Weather

Grain farmers aren't the only ones worried about the dry conditions. Cattle producers also have concerns about the health of their pastures and water quality. Environmental and Communications…

This Year's Sr. Winner of the Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture Competition

Chancey Lane, a 23 year old from Claresholm, is this year's senior winner of the Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture competition. The competition took place July 12 at the Calgary Stampede…

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