Cochrane Man Killed in Dirt Biking Tragedy Near Sundre

A 30-year-old Cochrane man died Saturday (May 19) in a single off-highway vehicle collision that occurred in a remote area west of Sundre. Sundre RCMP says they received reports of the incident…

Telus Puts Feelers Out to Talk About Fibre Optic Network

Telus wants to reach out and touch town council to discuss bringing ultra high-speed fibre optic internet to the community. Mayor Jeff Genung says he has been in discussion with Telus officials who…

McFadden Wants Comprehensive Look at Future of Griffin Corridor

Town Councillor Tara McFadden isn't thinking about today or tomorrow. She's looking to the future of the Griffin Road corridor as it evolves into the third section of our downtown. At Monday's…

Nagel Concerned With Over-Regulating the Little Guys

The suggestion that youth could be forced to have a business licence to cut lawns and babysit or that buskers would be required to register to perform downtown just doesn't sit well with town…

Opening a Community Dialogue on Cannabis Legalization

With the legalization of cannabis on the horizon, a door has been opened to have healthy discussions on how it will impact our community on what could be a difficult topic for some. Family and…

Local Sports

Cobras Alumni Moortgat Turns Heads in East-West Cup

Cochrane Cobra alumni Kyle Moortgat had top receiving yards for the West in the 16th Annual East-West Cup, May 12, that showcased the top USports football prospects. Slotback Moortgat racked up 52…

Cochrane Bears Starting to Show Form in Time for Zones

It was a miserable spring for high school rugby but the pieces are starting to fall into place for the Cochrane Bears boys rugby team heading into post-season play. The Bears, a combination of Bow…

Cochrane High Team Continues to be a Dominate Force

Cochrane High will be sending yet another large contingency of about 70 athletes to the zone track and field championships next Tuesday following another dominating performance at the Rocky View…

Girls Can Play Rugby Too

With strong growth, the Bow Valley Rugby Club is once again expanding programming to girls in the U13 and U15 juniors program. Steve Horton, Vice President of the Juniors, says they decided to create…

Ag News

Dry Conditions Expected To Return

While many parts of the Prairies received some much needed rain over the past few days, the warm, dry conditions are expected to return. Senior Agricultural Meteorologist with World Weather Inc.,…

Viterra Donates Land to Help End World Hunger

Viterra is donating the use of land around six of its grain terminals in Alberta and Saskatchewan to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. The nearly 400 acres will be farmed by volunteers in the different…

Agriflash Headlines for May 18

400 Acres Donated to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank Viterra is donating roughly 400 acres of land around six of its grain terminals in Alberta and Saskatchewan to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. The land…

4-H Members Win Trip to Explore Ag in NWT

4-H members from across the Province will be visiting the North West Territories and Northern Alberta on an Agriculture Development Tour. Grade 12 student, Cassidy Read from Okotoks, has been in the…

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