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Cochrane Ecological Institute embroiled in dispute with Alberta Environment and Parks over suspended rehabilitation permit

Cochrane Ecological Institute embroiled in dispute with Alberta Environment and Parks over suspended rehabilitation permit

The story of an ongoing dispute between a private wildlife rehabilitation centre in Cochrane and the provincial government department overseeing it has more twists and turns than a mountain trail in bear country.
Cochrane RCMP investigating suspected child-luring in Bragg Creek

Cochrane RCMP investigating suspected child-luring in Bragg Creek

Cochrane RCMP is investigating a suspected child-luring event in Bragg Creek that took place on Sept. 19, and is asking for the public's help in identifying the male suspect.
Bear expert presents to Bragg Creekers on peaceful human-bear coexistence

Bear expert presents to Bragg Creekers on peaceful human-bear coexistence

De Ruyter’s central message was that humans and bears can only coexist if sacrifices are made by humans to make bears’ decisions easier.
Much-travelled musician to launch first album in Redwood Meadows Oct. 1

Much-travelled musician to launch first album in Redwood Meadows Oct. 1

From living in a Toyota in Los Angeles, a new musical talent has travelled a long road to arrive at Redwood Meadows as the chosen location for his debut album release party.
Bragg Creek residents gather to talk bear-smart practices

Bragg Creek residents gather to talk bear-smart practices

The mother black bear that was shot and killed in Bragg Creek at the end of August left behind three cubs who are now answering the call of the wild on their own, without the benefit of their most important survival lesson – how to build a den.
New music festival coming to Bragg Creek later this month

New music festival coming to Bragg Creek later this month

A group of Bragg Creekers is hoping to start a brand new musical tradition with the launch of the first music festival in the hamlet, featuring a broad cross-section of genres aimed at offering something for everyone.
John Wort Hannam performing in Redwood Meadows Sep. 17

John Wort Hannam performing in Redwood Meadows Sep. 17

At times poignant, sometimes humourous, and always entertaining, John Wort Hannam is bringing his award-winning musical talents to Redwood Meadows Community Centre Sep. 17
Bear euthanized in Bragg Creek, cubs orphaned

Bear euthanized in Bragg Creek, cubs orphaned

“Three black bears have died here in the last six weeks, all of them because of human interaction,” Klepacki said. “That’s on us.”
Bragg Creek welcomes Bragg family descendants for commemorative tree planting

Bragg Creek welcomes Bragg family descendants for commemorative tree planting

Three generations of the family Bragg Creek is named after gathered last Saturday for a tree-planting commemoration in their honour.
Collision with black bear near Bragg Creek last week orphans two cubs

Collision with black bear near Bragg Creek last week orphans two cubs

"They were hanging around on the opposite side of the road as their mother, who was unfortunately dead in the ditch. They were calling for her and it was quite heartbreaking to see."
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