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Dive Into the One Year Celebration

The Jayman Built Aquatic Centre is gearing up for a big splash on Saturday (August 18). Celebrating its one-year anniversary, community members are invited to drop in for a swim, games, and…

Country and City Unite at the Cochrane Fair

This weekend Cochranites can enjoy an action-packed weekend at the Cochrane Fair being hosted at the Cochrane AG Society Park. For six years the Cochrane and District Agricultural Society (CDAS) has…

Expensive Night for Town council, Drop $350,000

Town council opened up the treasury to the tune of $350,000, last night, to shore up infrastructure projects. The expenditures are from town reserves and will not impact the bottom line of the 2018…

McFadden Wants to be on Municipalities Assoc. Board

The Town of Cochrane will be contributing up to $1,500 for Councillor Tara McFadden's campaign to be elected to the board of directors for the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA). After…

British Army Unit Gives Back to the Cochrane Community

Members from the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) presented a cheque to Family Community Support Services (FCSS) staff on Friday (August 10). Major Russ Bailey along with Silent Major…

Being Viewed as a Safe Country is Key

Canada is perceived as a safe country around the world and one in which we need to maintain. News of a German tourist being shot near Morley, twelve days ago, made headlines around the country and…

Black Bear Being Monitored by Fish and Wildlife

Residents should be aware that Fish and Wildlife officers are monitoring the movements of a black bear that was spotted in town on Friday (August 10). Patrick Mears, Communications Advisor with the…

Translated Tours at Glenbow Ranch are a Real Win

A new program offered at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is proving to be quite successful. This is the first year Glenbow Ranch is offering bilingual interpretive tours and so far so good, shares…

Cochrane and RVC Under Ban

The Town of Cochrane joins the likes of Rocky View County by authorizing a fire ban to take effect tomorrow (August 10) at 9 am. Rocky View County issued their fire ban just before noon today and…

You Will Feel the Love at this Weekend's Music Fest

Christian music lovers will flock to Cochrane this weekend as they get ready for the No Greater Love Music (NGL) Festival. Attendees from across Canada are expected at this weekend's (August 11 and…

Smoky, Hazy Conditions Prompt Precautionary Air Quality Advisory

Wildfire smoke has prompted Alberta Health Services to issue a precautionary air quality advisory for the entire province of Alberta. Residents and visitors should be aware of potential…

First Responders Get Their Rodeo On

Get ready to cheer on First Responders from all over Alberta this Saturday (August 11) as they compete in the 36th annual Calgary Police Rodeo. It is anticipated the Cochrane Lions Rodeo stands will…

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