Ready to Get On-It?

With the funding put in place this week, a summer long weekend transit connection to the mountains is one step closer to becoming a reality. Cochrane Mayor Ivan Brooker says the On-It bus service,…

Continuing to Make Rocky View FireSmart

With money being added to the pot, Rocky View County (RVC) will be considering what their next FireSmart projects might be, but right now the priority is to complete two projects they have on the go.…

If Someone Comes Knocking, Use Caution

An incident last week has RCMP reminding residents to use caution if someone comes knocking in the middle of the night. Corporal Curtis Peters says they responded to a call after a homeowner was…

Weapons Pulled in Morley Incident

Cochrane RCMP moved quickly into action after they recieved word of an incident in Morley. Shortly after 2:30 on Sunday (April 23), RCMP responded to a complaint of two males seen with a machete and…

Glenbow Ranch ASP Goes Before RVC Council Today

Rocky View County (RVC) administration is recommending county council adopts the area structure plan (ASP) for Glenbow Ranch and today will tell if they agree. In its executive summary of the Apr. 25…

Local Sports

Birds will be Flying

The birds will be flying in the gyms of Cochrane High School (CHS) and Bow Valley High School (BVHS) this Saturday. Cochrane is set to host the senior high zone finals and 200-plus players could…

Knock Out Cancer in the Ring

If you always wondered what it would be like to train Rocky Balboa style; Rival Boxing is providing the opportunity. Rival is hosting its first ever charity fundraising boxing event, with proceeds…

VIDEO: 5 Weeks to150km Calgary Marathon

In just over two weeks Martin Parnell has already put 300 kilometres on his new runners. Parnell is gearing up to run another 100km this week as he prepares to hit the startline of the Calgary 150km…

Jersey Day at BMX Track

For those currently registered in BMX, or interested in joining, Jersey Day is being held at the track tonight (April 27). Brad Christensen, President of the Cochrane BMX Club, says as long as the…

Ag News

AFSC And Government Work To Hasten Inspections

Alberta's Agriculture Minister has met with Alberta crop commissions to discuss farmers’ concerns about unharvested crops. Alberta Financial Services Corporation and Government officials confirmed…

Canadian Grain Commission Lowering User Fees

The Canadian Grain Commission is proposing to reduce its user fees as of August 1, 2017, in response to a $100 million surplus that has been accumulated over the years. The benefit to affected…

Grain Producers To Meet With Province, AFSC

Team Alberta will meet with the province’s agriculture minister and representatives from the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation Wednesday to request immediate action regarding approximately…

Seeding Intentions Report Out

Canadian farmers expect to plant more canola, soybeans and oats in 2017, but fewer acres of durum wheat and lentils, crops that were both at high levels in 2016. According to a Stats Canada report… is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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Cochrane High School Band and Music Movie Fundraisers

12 March 2017 12:00 am - 26 May 2017 3:30 pm

Cochrane Movie House

Spring MOM TO MOM Sale

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre, Cochrane

Helping Hands Cochrane & Western Rocky View Food Drive

29 April 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bow Valley Baptist Church, Cochrane

Spring Fashion Show - Laura's Fashions

29 April 2017 2:00 pm

Seniors on the Bow, Cochrane