Premier Notley, Other Leaders in Cochrane Jan. 31

All four major Alberta political party leaders, including Premier Rachel Notley, will be in Cochrane to address the Mid-Sized Cities Mayor's Caucus on Jan. 31. Notley, the UCP's Jason Kenney, Liberal…

Sunset Meeting to include Information on HOA Fees

The Sunset Ridge Homeowners Association (SRHOA) of Melcor Development Ltd. is holding a community meeting this Wednesday, Jan. 23, that will include information on home owner association (HOA) fees,…

Speak Up at the Federal Pre-Budget Round Table Discussion

Banff- Airdrie, MP Blake Richards will be making his way around the riding to discuss the economy and upcoming budget. While Richards hosts a number of opportunities for Cochranites to sit down and…

Who Needs Hair?! Cochrane Girl Takes a Stand

A radio ad playing piqued the interest of 12-year-old Shelby Fenton. The grade seven, St. Tim's student says she heard the 'Shave Your Lid For a Kid" commercial and thought her hair could be more…

Road Rage Incident Leaves One Woman With Minor Injuries

A road rage incident that occurred last week (January 10) has Cochrane RCMP on the hunt for a male suspect. Constable Kary Moore with Cochrane RCMP, states a black 2018 GMC Sierra that was stopped at…

Local Sports

Gens have Two Big Match Ups at Home this Weekend

Ten straight wins have kept the Cochrane Generals drive alive to snatch a bye from the first round of playoffs of the Heritage Junior Hockey League (HJHL), but you can bet the Coaldale Copperheads…

Local Athletes Fired Up to Represent Alberta

Cochrane athletes representing Alberta in the upcoming 2019 Canada Winter Games were among those gathering in Red Deer over the weekend as momentum continues to build towards the games, Feb. 15 to…

Men's Bonspiel will Rock with 36 Teams and New Twists

With a full complement of 36 teams and a few new twists, the Cochrane Curling Centre will be rocking this weekend during the men's open bonspiel, Jan. 25-27. The Cochrane Curling Club bonspiel sold…

Chaos Surge Back to End Game in 3-3 Deadlock

The Cochrane Chaos stormed back with three unanswered goals in the third to tie the Sherwood Park Steele in a showdown between the top teams in the north and south division of the Alberta Junior…

Ag News

Canadians Eating Moderate Amounts Of Beef

Health Canada released the new Canadian Food Guide this week. It has a new look and moves away from recommended serving portions to eating a variety of healthy foods each day. The new food guide…

Nominate A Leader In The Forage and Grassland Industries

Now's the time to recognize the hard work people put into the forage and grasslands industries. Alberta Forage Industry Network (AFIN) is looking for nominations for their 2019 Leadership Award. AFIN…

Alberta Invests In Recycling Agriculture Plastics

A pilot project is looking into recycling agriculture plastics in Alberta. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry announced they'll be giving a group made up of 20 stakeholder organizations $750,000 for…

National Dairy Group Responds To New Food Guide

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is reminding people of the health benefits of milk products after the unveiling of Canada's New Food Guide. Dairy no longer has it's own food group, but DFC Health…

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