A Look Inside the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit

It’s one of the hardest working offices of the RCMP in Southern Alberta and on May 24 the Crime Reduction Unit based in Airdrie showed how they operate. Alberta’s Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley,…

Bus and Truck Collide at Intersection

Cochrane RCMP responded to a collision between an empty bus and a Dodge Dakota truck around 9 am this morning (May 23). Constable Kary Moore shares the accident occurred at the intersection of 1st…

Violations Galore Over May Long

With the warm weather, many Cochranites chose to get outside and enjoy some fun in the sun over May long weekend. That fun, unfortunately, led to a number of tickets being issued throughout the…

Cochrane Loses a Pillar of the Community

Our community certainly has experienced much tragedy as of late and this past weekend Cochrane lost another incredible individual. It didn't take long for social media to light up with the news that…

Town-County Preparing to go to Public on Annexation Proposal

Town council has put the wheels in motion to start public engagement on the friendly annexation of two small parcels of land from Rocky View County (RVC). Following an in camera session, May 14,…

Local Sports

Jumping Right In, Piranhas are Excited to Hold First Ever Swim Meet

The 2018 season is just getting underway for the Cochrane Piranhas Summer Swim Club and what better way to kick it off than by hosting their first ever swim meet. With the opening of the Jayman…

Cobras Play Integral Role in South Victory

With Seth Henderson calling defense and two players on the field, the Cochrane Cobras continue to play an integral role in South's Senior Bowl team. For the fourth straight year, the South All-Star…

Floor Shuffleboard Back in Season at SOTB

The floor shuffleboard season has now opened at the Seniors on The Bow (SOTB). Organizer Doug Campbell says weekly Tuesday drop-in sessions are now underway starting at 1:15 p.m. at the SOTB, located…

Small but Mighty, St. Tim's Track Program is Being Sought Out

St. Timothy High School is gaining quite the reputation for its growing track and field program. The program is certainly making its mark among schools thanks to efforts made by Head Coach, Travis…

Ag News

CP Rail Employees Reject Company's Latest Offer

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference says its roughly 3,000 members at CP Rail have voted 98 per cent in favour of rejecting the company's final offer. In an attempt to avoid a work stoppage, the…

Ag Industry Gathers to Celebrate Passage Of Bill C-49

On Thursday, representatives from Canada's agriculture industry gathered at Richard Pioneer South Lakes elevator just north of Winnipeg to celebrate the passage of the Transportation Modernization…

CN Rail Invests in 1000 New Grain Hopper Cars

After the passage of Bill C-49 earlier this week, CN Rail announced they will buying 1000 new grain hopper cars. Earlier this month, the rail company stated it would consider buying these new cars if…

Spring Road Bans Lifted in the Foothills

As of Tuesday, May 22nd, seasonal road bans are now in effect in the M.D. of Foothills. The spring bans have been lifted, but there's still a number of roads limiting loads to 75 per cent. To view a…

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