Fun-Packed Cochrane Fair Kicks Off Today at 4 p.m.

Are you ready for the biggest edition of the Cochrane Fair yet? There's never been more reasons to join the thousands who will be heading to the grounds of the Cochrane and District Agricultural…

Work to Start on First Phase of Cenotaph Upgrade

The Royal Canadian Legion may be a few dollars short, but the physical work on phase 1 of the reenvisioned Community Cenotaph Park will soon start. Unless things change within the next few weeks,…

Cochrane Minor Arrested in Robbery With a Weapon

Last evening (August 16), Cochrane RCMP responded to a robbery complaint at a West Valley area pub. Constable Kary Moore, shares just after midnight the call came in. "The suspect entered the pub…

CSG Midwest believes NAFTA just needs an Update

Talks have started between Canada, US and Mexico federal government officials on the 23-year old North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and as expected US president Donald Trump gave a "furious…

Should Cochrane Council Consider Meeting More Often?

Cochrane Councillor Morgan Nagel brought forth a Notice of Motion on Monday evening (August 14) in which he is hopeful will be adopted after the fall election. He is looking for present Mayor and…

Local Sports

Sieben sets Alberta Record at Canadian Championship

Skylar Sieben, 16, has set a new Alberta record in the Legion National Youth Track and Field Championship in the women's U18 heptathlon event. A member of Team Alberta, Sieben had a combined scored…

Who Will Out Ride Who?

This Saturday evening (August 19) Cochrane will be a sea of cowboy boots and hats, as Cochrane Classic Bull Riding comes to town. A new partnership and venue has organizer Jason Borton fired up.…

Cochrane 55+ Athletes Return with Numerous Medals

The 55+ Alberta Summer Games continues to draw many participants from Zone 2, including the Cochrane area, and many returned with medals. Calgary hosted all but the slo-pitch events from Aug. 10-11…

Silver Medals for Bragg Creek Athletes

A pair of Bragg Creek athletes have returned with silver medals from the Canada Summer Games with their teammates on Alberta volleyball teams. Elyse Hart, 17, and Jackson Brennan, 18, and their…

Ag News

Replacement Heifer Breeding Tips

Summer is quickly coming to an end, which means weaning time is coming soon. This time of year, producers have already been spending time carefully hand picking heifers to keep desired genetics in…

Livestock Producers may Look like the Bad Guys in New Food Guide

Livestock Producers are said to be some of the best environmental stewards of the land, but proposed changes to the Canadian Food Guide may have consumers thinking otherwise. Not only are livestock…

The Future Looks Bright at Cattlemen's Young Leaders Selections

While many farmers are hitting the fields this time of year, hundreds of beef industry members are heading to Calgary. The Canadian Beef Industry Conference is happening August 15 -17 at the Calgary…

Hay Storage Tips from Forage Specialist

Planning ahead can go a long way when it comes to storing hay. Barry Yaremcio, Beef and Forage Specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry says, it's important to remember, where ever the bales…

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Cochrane Fair

18 August 2017 4:00 pm - 20 August 2017 11:00 pm

Cochrane AG Society Arena, Cochrane





Cochrane Classic Bull Riding

19 August 2017 7:00 pm

Cochrane AG Society Arena, Cochrane





End of Summer Party!

26 August 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mitford Park, Cochrane





CommUNITY Picnic

27 August 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Historic Cochrane Ranche Site, Cochrane





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