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Youth anti-bullying advocates awarded

Youth anti-bullying advocates awarded

A group of youths advocating against bullying in southwest Rocky View County (RVC) has been honoured by the Government of Alberta with the Family and Community Inspiration Award.
AIWC’s hotline program helps keep animals safe

AIWC’s hotline program helps keep animals safe

An education campaign by the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) resulted in fewer animals coming through its doors in 2018, according to Executive Director Holly Duvall.
Cochranite awarded for work in child development

Cochranite awarded for work in child development

An early childhood educator (ECE) in Cochrane has been recognized by the provincial government for her extensive work with young children. Claire Daoud, an ECE with the Play Days Family Day Home Agency (PDFDHA), was honoured Nov.
Keeping motivated for New Year’s resolutions

Keeping motivated for New Year’s resolutions

Anyone who’s ever made a New Year’s resolution knows how difficult it can be to stick with it. Whether it’s losing weight, stopping smoking or just drinking more water, keeping up with personal improvement is always a challenge.
Ryan Straschnitzki inspires with his positive attitude

Ryan Straschnitzki inspires with his positive attitude

Not everyone has the fortitude to come through a life-changing situation and emerge with a positive attitude – but that’s exactly what makes Ryan Straschnitzki this year’s Newsmaker of the Year.
Martin Parnell's annual walk/run returns to Cochrane

Martin Parnell's annual walk/run returns to Cochrane

Running enthusiasts in Rocky View County who want to burn off some Christmas calories will have the chance to do so Dec. 31, during Martin Parnell’s annual walk/run in Cochrane.
Keeping motivated for New Year's resolutions

Keeping motivated for New Year's resolutions

Anyone who’s ever made a New Year’s resolution knows how difficult it can be to stick with it. Whether it’s losing weight, stopping smoking or just drinking more water, keeping up with personal improvement is always a challenge.
Coping with stress during the holidays

Coping with stress during the holidays

For many, the holidays aren't as advertised in Christmas songs – instead, the season brings a time of anxiety, stress and depression.
Fred Penner brings family-friendly music to Airdrie

Fred Penner brings family-friendly music to Airdrie

For Canadians who grew up watching Fred Penner’s Place on CBC, the name Fred Penner likely brings up some seriously delightful nostalgia. The news that Penner is once again performing in Airdrie, Dec.
Inaugural Nerf fundraiser benefits cancer patients

Inaugural Nerf fundraiser benefits cancer patients

A local Nerf club is getting in the holiday spirit by hosting an inaugural Christmas charity event Dec. 23, at the Volleydome Gym on James Jones Way near CrossIron Mills mall.
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