Proud to be Canadian Say RancheView Students

With Canada's 150th birthday days away we thought we would catch up with local students from RancheView School and their thoughts on Canada. Students in grades 3, 4, and 6 happily shared their…

VIDEO: It Was a Great Weekend For Alberta BMX

If you noticed traffic was heavier than usual this past weekend it could have been due to the hundreds of BMX riders that came to town. Brad Christensen, Cochrane BMX Club, President, says the races…

Reaching Out to Community with Cake

Your Life Out Cochrane continues to blossom in the community and offered slices of rainbow cake in their first public outreach, June 24, in Historic Downtown Cochrane. Volunteers of the LGBTQ…

Safe Guarding Our Tracks is Being Looked At

A meeting between two community members and town senior staff left a positive feeling in the air. Kari Murphy, Ben Clarke (Chair for Family Community Support Services), Rick Deans (Senior Manager…

Rocky View Schools Will Benefit From Classroom Improvement Fund

Next school year, Rocky View Schools will allocate $2,589,000 to its schools thanks to the Classroom Improvement Fund (CIF). The CIF was part of the agreement made between the Teacher Employer…

Local Sports

Great Weather, Top-Notch Performances at Horse Trials

A touch of rain on Saturday didn't take away from the Crowfoot Dodge Cochrane Horse Trials, June 24-25, at the Cochrane and District Ag Society grounds. Head organizer Julie Smard says the two-day…

Women' Team Home Opener Part of Triple Header

A triple header by the three adult teams of the Bow Balley Rugby Club last Saturday included the first home game of the newly-formed women's team. The team played sevens against Okotoks and while…

New Hall a 180 for Darts Players

Thumbs were up high for the relocation of Cochrane's darts tournament that attracted hundreds of people to town over the weekend. Whether they were from B.C.'s Okanagan, northern or central Alberta,…

Ballers come back falls short

The Cochrane Ballers fell just short in a comeback bid in their semfinal matchup against Barrio in the Pinoy Basketball Airdie playoffs, June 25. Known for their late game comebacks, the Ballers…

Ag News

New Disease Risk Tool for Wheat Farmers

A new tool has been developed for wheat farmers to monitor the risk of Fusarium Head Blight. The tool was created by the Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Climate Information Service. It will…

Environmental Farm Plans will now have to be Renewed

As of April 1, 2018, producer's Alberta Environmental Farm Plans will have a renewal period. We are the only province who doesn't renew the plan and the purpose of the renewal is to present a uniform…

Antibiotic Government Regulations Will Come

The 7th Annual University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Beef Cattle Conference took place June 22-23. While 18 speakers shared their expertise in the field, one of the main topics…

Alberta Business Featured in the New Innovation Section of Farm Show

Canada's Farm Progress Show is celebrating it's 40th Anniversary. The show will be held June 21-23 in Regina, Sask. One of the Alberta businesses to be featured in the new innovation section of the… is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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Canada Day Pancake Breakfast - Cochrane Legion

01 July 2017 9:00 am

Cochrane Legion, Cochrane

Celebrating Canada’s 150th at Just Imajan Art Gallery

01 July 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Just Imajan Art Gallery, Cochrane

Canada Day at Calaway Park

01 July 2017 10:00 am

Calaway Park, Calgary

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

01 July 2017 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Addie’s Creative Fabrics on Main Street, Cochrane