Mauri Stiff Nears 1,000 Signatures on Highway Interchange

Nearly 1,000 people have signed a petition Mauri Stiff wants to present to the Alberta Legislature to ensure the Hwy. 1A-Hwy. 22 interchange reconstruction goes ahead on schedule. Stiff, who is…

Historical Roots Tie the Knot on New Health Centre

It has been a long journey for Dr. Carl Adrian and his wife Michelle Copithorne but tomorrow (September 22) the couple will warmly welcome the public to tour Cochrane's newest health centre. 'Dara…

Rocky View Receives 'C' for its Tobacco And Cannabis Policies

A new report from the Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) shows where private and public school boards stand on Tobacco and Cannabis policies for students. The non-profit group graded the school…

Brief Closure Set for 5th Ave. Crossing on Wednesday

Further preparation for upcoming railway tracks crossing on 5th Ave. is scheduled to take place this Wednesday, Sept. 26. Roads manager Wally Hume says the crossing will be closed for about six hours…

Bagpipes, Dancing and Celtic Heritage - Celebration Sept. 29

Bagpipes, Scottish dancing and displays on the Celtic culture are all part of Cochrane Celtic Connections. The Cochrane Pipe Band is hosting the event in conjunction with Alberta Culture Days on…

Local Sports

VIDEO: How Long Can the Cobras Sustain Winning Streak?

There was little doubt the Cochrane Cobras team would set a new consecutive win record for high school football under Friday night lights in Chestermere, Sept. 21. Now the question is how much longer…

Aidan McKeage Representing Canada at U23 Worlds

Golden Bears wrestler Aidan McKeage, 21, will be substituting the green and gold for the red and white as a member of Team Canada in the U23 World wrestling championships in Romania, Nov. 11-17.…

It's a Wrap for Cochrane BMXers

Cochrane BMX riders are winding up the 2018 season this Saturday (September 22) with a year-end party featuring open track time, a potluck supper, group photo shot and awards. It's been another…

Gens Fine-tuning Roster in Preparation for Season Opener

Preseason games are just a walkthrough, a chance to streamline the roster, right? Think again. When the Cochrane Generals and Airdrie Techmation Thunder squared off last night, Sept. 15, at the…

Ag News

Government Announces Details Of $70 Million Investment In Agricultural Science

On Friday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced the details of the Government of Canada’s $70M investment, over five years, to address environmental challenges and hire…

CPTPP Could Open New Markets For Ag Exporters

In the first week back on the job, MP's passed second reading of Bill C-79, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada…

Agriflash Headlines for September 24

RBC Helps 4-H Members Grow their Careers The Royal Bank of Canada will be helping 4-H members prepare for their future careers. 4-H Canada has announced a two year partnership with the RBC Future…

Mental Health First Aid Program Announced

The Do More Agriculture Foundation and Farm Credit Canada are teaming up to provide mental health first aid training to agriculture communities. The two day Mental Health First Aid program will teach…

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