Call Out to Donate Tonight

If you are free this evening (December 14) Canadian Blood Services is encouraging you to make a special donation. With slots still open for tonight's donor clinic, Lisa Castro, Territory Manager,…

Support Still Needed Shares Cochrane Activettes

If you haven't donated to the Share Your Christmas hamper program, there is still time. Jan Tracy, President of the Cochrane Activettes and Chairperson for Share Your Christmas, says they already…

Mitford Students do Grand Reveal of 'Project Mental Wellness'

Tomorrow (December 13) students participating in Project Mental Wellness at Mitford School will show the world their creative projects and concepts. While Josh Clarke, Facilitator, is no stranger to…

Anticipation Builds for Arrival of the CP Holiday Train Tomorrow

The Historic Downtown is the place to be tomorrow for the whistle stop of the CP Holiday Train. On Thursday, Dec. 13, the train arrives at 2:45 p.m. on the tracks by the Provincial Building, 213 1st…

Tri-Site Developments will Help Lead Cochrane into the Future, says Mayor

Mayor Jeff Genung believes the groundwork laid for the development of three parcels of downtown public land will help lead Cochrane into the future and says council has no intention of leaving it on…

Local Sports

Erik Garber Named HJHL Player of the Week

For the second time, Cochrane Generals goalie Erik Garber has been named the Heritage Junior Hockey League (HJHL) Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 9. Garber, 19, stopped 66-of-67 shots…

32 Teams Participating in 11th Annual Cochrane Classic

Starting tomorrow night the sound of dribbling basketballs will be echoing through the hallways of all three local high school in the highly anticipated Cochrane Classic Basketball Tournament. The…

Cochrane Skating Club Dazzles in First Competition

The Cochrane Skating Club kicked off their competitive season in a big way last weekend (December 7-9) in Okotoks at the Calgary Region STARSkate Invitational. Twenty-one skaters from the Cochrane…

Annie Morrison Sports Star of the Month

Lacrosse athlete Annie Morrison has been named Cochrane Now's Sports Star of the Month for October. Annie, 19, is an accomplished athlete who has excelled at every sport she has attempted, but her…

Ag News

Tight Supply Of Milling Oats Creating Market Upswing

There could be a lot more oats grown in western Canada next year. That according to John Duvenaud, publisher of the Wild Oats Grain Market Advisory. "The bulk of the oats are grown in Saskatchewan,…

(VIDEO) World Record Set For Hand Threshing Wheat

A world record was set at the Farming Smarter Conference in Lethbridge on Wednesday, December 12. People crowded around a row of tables to hand thresh wheat, separating the grain from the chaff.…

New Grain Elevator Going Up Near Morinville

G3 Canada has announced they're building a grain elevator a couple kilometres west of Morinville, north of Edmonton. Construction is expected to start shortly, and is planned to be done in 2020. Like…

Changing The Conversation Around Food And Farming

A Horticulture Professor at the University of Florida says intellectual charity is how the agriculture industry is going to build consumer trust. Kevin Folta, who's a well-known advocate for…

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