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Noel Edey

FCP's Matthew Morrisey Doorknocking Here Saturday

Yesterday, Freedom Conservative Party (FCP) candidate Matthew Morrisey officially filed his nomination paper. Today he's at the FCP campaign kickoff in Calgary and this Saturday he's in Cochrane knock... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Fire Services Monitors Storm Pond After Low Hydrogen Sulfide Reading

Cochrane Fire Services was drilling holes into the ice covering the stormwater pond by Bow Valley High School this afternoon (March 20). Inspector Jeff Avery with Cochrane Fire, says they w... read more..

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Budget Does Nothing for Albertans, says Richards

By Leah Murray Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards believes yesterday's federal budget is designed to serve as a distraction from current Ottawa scandals and believes it does absolutely nothing for Alber... read more..

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Noel Edey

Work Progressing on Schedule for New Bridge

The most important thing to Cochranites about the new Bow River bridge is the town's report that it's on schedule to open in the fall of 2020. Town councils and local media got a glimpse of the const... read more..

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Noel Edey

A Few Things You Need to Know About the Election

With the Alberta election set for Apr. 16, Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer Glen Resler has outlined some of the things you may want to know about the upcoming vote. Resler says this election includ... read more..

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Noel Edey

NDPer Steve Durrell Ramping Up His Campaign

Yesterday, NDP candidate Steve Durrell planted his election sign in front of his parent's house in the Riverview neighbourhood, a place he called home until he turned 18. He didn't stop lon... read more..

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Noel Edey

Cochrane doctor exhausts appeals; practice permit revoked

Cochrane family physician Dr. Habeeb Tunde Ali's practice permit in Alberta has been revoked by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) due to his failure to pay outstanding fees rela... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Hair Of the Dog Fundraiser Celebrates Five Years

How could you not have a great time at an event named 'Hair of the Dog'?! While the expression may come back to bite you the next morning, the annual fundraiser is once again hoping to be a comp... read more..

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Noel Edey

Here We Go! Albertans Going to Polls Apr. 16

The speculation has ended and the race is on. Albertans will be going to the polls on Apr. 16 it was announced this morning by Premier Rachel Notley at the National Music Centre in Calgary. Cur... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

VIDEO: It was a Rockin', Rollin', and Bowling Good Time

Cochrane Lanes was indeed rockin' on Sunday (March 16) as Cochranites came out to bowl for a worthy cause. It was the 6th annual Bowl for Kids Sake in support of the B read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Unbelievable Generosity and Support for Cochrane Pregnancy Care Centre Gala

An annual fundraiser held last Friday evening (March 15) can only be described sweetly. Close to 150 people attended the Cochrane Pregnancy Care Centre Gala at the Cochrane Alliance Church ... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

VIDEO: A Little More Than Off the Top

Just pure awesomeness when a 12 year old raises close to $2500 to help kids with cancer. Posted by CochraneNow.com on Friday, March 15, 2019 After fundraising for a couple of months, 12-year-o read more..

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Noel Edey

Peter Guthrie Team Ready for Writ to be Dropped

There's a bit of a guessing game going on right now, even a few friendly side bets, as to exactly when the provincial election will be called. While it must be held by or before May 31, some are spec... read more..

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Keith Leask

RVS Prepares Tough Questions for People to Ask in Upcoming Provincial Election

The writ hasn't yet dropped for the Alberta election but when it does the Rocky View School Division (RVS) is ready to help parents and other stakeholders to ask the candidates tough questions about t... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

UPDATE: No Charges and No Injuries To Report in Five Car Pileup

The scene of a five-car collision has been cleared by emergency response workers. An earlier collision this afternoon (March 16) delayed southbound traffic for only a short period of t... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Highway 22 Southbound Traffic Delayed

Cochrane RCMP is currently (March 16) attending the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving five vehicles at the intersection of Highway 1A and Highway 22. While there are no reported injur... read more..

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Keith Leask

Ambert Alert Over As Edmonton Boy Found Unharmed

 An 8-year-old boy has been turned over to his father and his mother is facing charges of abduction after an Amber Alert was issued yesterday (March 15) afternoon. Noah Ducharme was ta read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Springtime Weather is Anticipated for First Day of Spring

While you may not need to break out the sunscreen quite yet, you should be able to retire your toque for the next couple of weeks. Brian Proctor, Meteorologist with Environment Canada says ... read more..

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Noel Edey

Reservoir Battle is About Bad Public Policy, Not Landowners, says Don't Damn Springbank

Don't Damn Springbank continues its fight against the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1) and insist it isn't just a case of landowners vs government; it's about bad public policy. Fo... read more..

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Keith Leask

Top Budget Priorities Established by Rocky View School Board

The Rocky View School Division has set its top priorities as it begins its 2019/20 budget process. RVS board chair Todd Brand says the board settled on four priorities which were virtually identical ... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Measles Exposure Ups the Importance of Being Vaccinated

A health advisory regarding a lab-confirmed case of measles is lighting up social media. Dr Jia Hu, Medical Officer of Health, AHS Calgary Zone, says while no details regarding age or gender of the i... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Confirmed Case of Measles in Cochrane Area Prompts AHS Advisory

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has put a health advisory out to the public after an individual with a lab-confirmed case of measles was reported to be in a variety of public settings in both the C... read more..

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Noel Edey

Flood of Federal Dollars for Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir

Federal funding was announced today for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1) but as of yet the project hasn't been cleared by the federal minister of Environment and Climate Change. Today, ... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

St. Paddy's Day Round Up

Looking for a place to celebrate the luck of the Irish?! There are plenty of places offering green beer, Irish Stew and a whole lot of shenanigans to get you in the spirit. Half Hitch Brewing Comp... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

RCMP Investigate Serious Collision

Cochrane RCMP Is currently investigating a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred earlier this morning (March 13). At approximately 9 a.m. RCMP responded to a call of a collision between ... read more..

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Noel Edey

Cochrane Ag Society Wants to Stay Put

The good news is two major financial barriers appear to be dissipating for the Cochrane and District Agricultural Society (CDAS) to make it feasible for them to stay in their curre... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Celebrating the Safety, Equality, and Authenticity of Women

This past Saturday (March 9), the Cochrane Public Library hosted a powerful and inspiring International Women's Day at the Links of GlenEagles. It was the second year the Cochrane Public Library held... read more..

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Noel Edey

Delegation Day Focusing on Destination Sports Park

The recreational use of land being annexed by the Town of Cochrane will be the focus at the Saturday, Mar. 16 delegation day of the Cochrane Parks and Recreation Committee.  Potential user group... read more..

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Marni Fedeyko

Still Time to Register or Support a Team for Bowl for Kids Sake

If you thought about joining or supporting a team for this year's Rock and Bowl for Kids Sake in support of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Cochrane chapter, there is still time.  David Case, ... read more..

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Noel Edey

Back-Lite Signs Could Return as Discretionary Use

Back-lit signs could potentially become more common in five commercial and industrial districts of Cochrane if an amendment to the land-use bylaw is passed by town council. The proposed amendment... read more..

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