SOTB Members Happy With New Lift

An initiative which began more than a couple of years ago finally came to fruition. Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre (SLSFSC) now offers those in need another option when it comes to…

Rocky View Schools Continues to Look Outside the Box for Cost Savings

Rocky View Schools', Board of Trustees, voted in favour of the audited 2017/18 financial statement (AFS) presented late last week. Although the Board feels pressure from increased growth year after…

Jail N Bail Raises Awareness and Good Amount of Funds

Close to thirty community members were detained, cuffed and sent to the slammer at Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre on Tuesday (December 4). This was the first Jail N Bail held in a number of…

RVS Sends Annual Report to Alberta Education

A report that's called "a report card for the division" was recently approved by the Rocky View School's Board of Trustees and submitted to Alberta Education. The 2017 - 2018 Annual Education Results…

Desperate for Volunteers

The Cochrane Light Up committee is hoping roughly thirty community members will step up and offer some help for this Saturday's (December 8) inaugural Parde of Lights. Desperately, short volunteers,…

Local Sports

Gens Fire on All Eight in 5-0 Win Over Bisons

A little dressing room soul searching after Friday night's game must have been what the Cochrane Generals needed. The fired-up team came out Sunday night to dominate the Okotoks Bisons and came away…

Bobcats Win Second Straight Tourney, on 7-game winning streak

The Bow Valley Bobcats senior girls basketball team already has two tournament wins under their belt early in the season. Last weekend, the team won the 3A Rocky Mountain House tournament at the West…

A Few Helping Hands Enable St. Tim's Athletes to Dive In

Coach Travis Cummings from St. Tim's Junior and Senior High School couldn't be more proud. After two years and some dedicated parent/coaches, St. Tim's was able to run the first Cochrane high school…

This Weekend's Classic Ringette Tournament Largest Yet

The Cochrane Ringette Classic Tournament has been packing Cochrane arenas for years and is one of the most anticipated and beloved tournaments of the year. The 10th annual edition is now in day two…

Ag News

PGA Says It's Too Early To Call It A Potato Shortage

There's no need for potato lovers to panic about a spud shortage yet. Potato Growers of Alberta Executive Director, Terence Hochstein, says some areas of Canada did have a tough harvest due to cold,…

Autonomous Power Platform DOT Hits The Market Next Year

Farmers will be able to buy a driverless machine next year to use in their fields. The autonomous, u-shaped power platform DOT carries sprayer, grain cart, and seeder implements, and has been…

Coulee Crest Farms Takes Home Environmental Stewardship Award

The Radau family from east of Bowden was honoured for being exceptional stewards of the land. They were awarded with the 2019 Alberta Beef Producers Environmental Stewardship award at the…

Doctor Questions Motives Behind New Canada Food Guide

There's a lot of attention being paid to the new, revised Canada Food Guide, which has yet to be released. Dr. Andrew Samis is a general surgeon and ICU doctor at Queen's University in Ontario. He…

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