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The Town of Cochrane was named after Senator Matthew Cochrane, who established the Cochrane Ranche in 1881. Read more

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Photo by Carmen Solana-Martin

The Town of Cochrane hosted two separate Blanket Exercise days at the Cochrane RancheHouse earlier this summer for town staff and residents to honour National Indigenous Day (June 21st). Read more

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Cochranites are fortunate to receive helpful welcoming visits from the friendly faces of the Cochrane Welcome Wagon. Read more

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“Retail depends on rooftops.” So says Mike Korman, Town of Cochrane Economic Development Manager, when he describes how the Town’s continued population growth is leading to an increase in commercial development. Read more

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Airdrie’s five off-leash dog areas are pawsitively great places for canines to socialize, get exercise and play. Read more

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Cochrane canines will have a new off-leash dog park to frolick in this spring. There are currently 4,478 registered dogs in Cochrane, prompting a need for more off-leash dog parks, according to the Town’s Parks & Open Spaces Manager, Brad Luft. Read more

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The caring staff and volunteers of Cochrane and Area Victim Services (CAVS) are there to help. The organization’s highly-trained volunteer Victim Advocates give survivors of crime emotional and practical support when they need it the most. Read more

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If you live in Cochrane you might already know about some of these not-so-hidden treasures of the fashion scene — but for out-of-towners there’s still plenty here waiting to be discovered. Read more

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If you want to learn the true meaning of Christmas, look no further than Cochrane, otherwise known as Christmas Town. Read more

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Be prepared to react with awe the first time you visit the newly expanded, state-of-the-art, 340,000 square foot Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre! Read more

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ARTember is a city-wide celebration of Arts and Culture hosted by the Creative Airdrie Society, featuring 23 days of events and activities located throughout the city. Read more

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AirdrieFEST, is a showcase for local not-for-profit organizations and small businesses to highlight their services and products. And this years event has a few new things for families to check out. Read more

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Over 60 types of aircraft will be showcased in the sky and on the ground, at this years Wings Over Springbank Airshow on July 29 and 30. Read more

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The Royal Canadian Legion Cochrane Branch is proud to celebrate nearly a century of dedicated community service with its 90th Anniversary. Read more

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In the mid-nineteenth century, Methodist Reverend Robert Rundle traveled to the area and met the Nakota (Stoney) First Nations people and made them a promise. A simple one that George McDougall would ensure was kept. Read more

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Talented Cochrane artists Phil Alain, and Paul and Lewis Lavoie, are eagerly awaiting the unveiling of their newest mural mosaic, which honours Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary. Read more

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Every year, families in Cochrane come together for a fun-filled festival that celebrates the best winter has to offer. Read more

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