Cochrane Minor Arrested in Robbery With a Weapon

Last evening (August 16), Cochrane RCMP responded to a robbery complaint at a West Valley area pub. Constable Kary Moore, shares just after midnight the call came in. "The suspect entered the pub…

Bragg Creek Seeking Some Sunshine from Province

Bragg Creek is looking for a bit of sunshine from Alberta Transportation to get the failing four-way stop on the intersection of Balsam Ave., Hwy. 22 and Hwy 758 on the priority list once and for…

VIDEO: Cheering on Alberta First Responders

There was plenty of rodeo action on Saturday (August 12) as Alberta First Responders showcased their skills in the ring. Competing in all the usual rodeo events, Calgary Homicide Detective and…

VIDEO: Success For First Ever Animal Blood Drive

Yesterday (August 13) Arrowhead Veterinary Centre held its first ever animal blood donor drive. While only having a short couple weeks to pull the drive together, Arrowhead was booked up with local…

No Greater Love Opening Ceremony at 11 a.m.

The gates for Canada's largest faith music festival are about to open and thousands are expected to enjoy top Christian performers, including Saturday night headliner Reba McEntire. An opening…

Local Sports

Who Will Out Ride Who?

This Saturday evening (August 19) Cochrane will be a sea of cowboy boots and hats, as Cochrane Classic Bull Riding comes to town. A new partnership and venue has organizer Jason Borton fired up.…

Silver Medals for Bragg Creek Athletes

A pair of Bragg Creek athletes have returned with silver medals from the Canada Summer Games with their teammates on Alberta volleyball teams. Elyse Hart, 17, and Jackson Brennan, 18, and their…

Piranhas Place Well on the Podium

The Cochrane Piranhas had a great showing at the Alberta Summer Swimming Association (ASSA) Region E Regional Championships this past weekend (August 12 and 13). Over 340 swimmers from Calgary,…

Steppin' Up for Parkinsons

The 5th annual Flexairre Step n' Stride is coming back to Cochrane this September. The annual walk/run not only raises funds but awareness for a disease that is complex and often misdiagnosed. Zev…

Ag News

The Future Looks Bright at Cattlemen's Young Leaders Selections

While many farmers are hitting the fields this time of year, hundreds of beef industry members are heading to Calgary. The Canadian Beef Industry Conference is happening August 15 -17 at the Calgary…

Hay Storage Tips from Forage Specialist

Planning ahead can go a long way when it comes to storing hay. Barry Yaremcio, Beef and Forage Specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry says, it's important to remember, where ever the bales…

Early Harvest Due to Dry Conditions

Farmers throughout Southern Alberta have been making the best of a dry year. Andrew Clements, Co-Owner of Premium Ag Solutions says conditions down south are getting dusty. "I was out soil sampling…
Tom  Lynch Staunton  CCA july 2017

New Food Guide Could Push Consumers Away From Meat

Tom Lynch-Staunton, Issues Manager with the Canadian Cattlemen's Association. Health Canada is in the process of modifying the Canadian Food Guide, but these proposed changes have members of the ag… is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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Cochrane Classic Car Club - Show & Shine and BBQ

17 August 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Northstar Ford, Cochrane

Cochrane Street Market

17 August 2017 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Historic Downtown Cochrane

Cochrane Fair

18 August 2017 4:00 pm - 20 August 2017 11:00 pm

Cochrane AG Society Arena, Cochrane

SpringHill Annual Charity Show and Shine

19 August 2017 9:00 am

SpringHill RV Park, Cochrane