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52 Stories: Stephenie Shelstad

There seems to be no better time to highlight great volunteers than this being National Volunteer Week. Writing about this lady comes easily to me, and although she prefers to stay more in the…

Tormented Doctor Portrayed in Film "Man Running"

In June 2016, Bill C-14 received royal assent to provide dying patients, who are suffering intolerably from a serious medical condition, the choice of a medically-assisted death. This is the…

Be on the Watch for Emerald Ash Borer Beetles

A little green gem of a beetle is spectacular in colour but deadly to ash trees. First observed in North America in Windsor, ON in 2002, the emerald ash borer beetle continues to bore its way across…

Amazing Items Up for a Great Cause

Although it is a little delayed, the Cochrane Light Up Online Auction is up and running. Stephenie Shelstad, Chair of the Committee says with back to back Christmas events and some unexpected family…

No Better Way to Welcome Spring

There is no better way to welcome the first day of spring than with ice cream. For one day only Cochrane Dairy Queen is going to help us celebrate the change of seasons by giving away free small…

52 Stories: Amy Swedlo and Pam Moores

With this being the same week we celebrate International Women's Day, I thought why not shine the light on two amazing Cochrane women who exemplify strength, volunteerism, and positive role…

Cochrane Exposed: Photographer Laura Heagy

Cochrane’s, Laura Heagy is January’s photographer of the month after capturing a prairie windmill covered in hoar frost. As a long time resident of Cochrane, Heagy is certainly not new to the world…

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