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Batman and bat talks at Glenbow Ranch

Batman and bat talks at Glenbow Ranch

Batman will be flying into Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park July 24 for a presentation – no, it won’t be on fighting crime and detective work, but on bats and their importance in our world.
Family starts GoFundMe page to help with cancer treatement

Family starts GoFundMe page to help with cancer treatement

A Cochrane family struck with tragic news has raised nearly $10,000 in under one week thanks to the community. Chris Lindsey was suffering from severe pains in his side when he went to see a health expert.
Multicultural library aims to engage and change

Multicultural library aims to engage and change

A free, multicultural library pop-up took hold of Chestermere July 7 to help encourage community, reading and a change of perception for the multicultural community in Canada.
Ryan Straschnitzki returns home

Ryan Straschnitzki returns home

The Straz is finally back home. Following a month of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in Philadelphia, Ryan Straschnitzki and his family arrived at the Calgary International Airport July 4 to a flock of reporters and friends.
Cochrane Art Walk celebrating one-year anniversary

Cochrane Art Walk celebrating one-year anniversary

Cochrane’s arts community will be holding its Art Walk at the ClubHouse Activity Centre July 14 – just in time for the event’s one-year anniversary.
Wild Rose Humane Society opens new shelter

Wild Rose Humane Society opens new shelter

After a decade of fundraising, Wild Rose Humane Society (WRHS) finally opened the door to its new shelter in Didsbury, which will provide a safe place for small animals like dogs and cats to live until they are adopted into a new family.
Airdrie named No. 2 friendliest Canadian city

Airdrie named No. 2 friendliest Canadian city

The recently-released results of Expedia Canada’s second annual report on the friendliest communities within the country revealed some good news for Airdrie – the city was named the number two friendliest municipality in Canada.
Couple encounters grizzly bear at campsite

Couple encounters grizzly bear at campsite

Standing at the back of his camper one morning in mid June at a campsite in lower Kananaskis, Cochrane's Gordon Larin's mind raced through everything he knew about bears.
Glenbow Ranch highlights value of grasslands

Glenbow Ranch highlights value of grasslands

Students from R.J. Hawkey Elementary School enjoyed a field trip to Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park June 20, to learn about Alberta’s grasslands and cattle after the park updated the program through a partnership with the Alberta Beef Producers (ABP).
Airdrie family kicks off ride for kids cancer care

Airdrie family kicks off ride for kids cancer care

At the Kinsmen Ride for a Lifetime June 22, Evelyn, Ryan and Josh Crowell waved goodbye to bikers who wore their late brother’s name on their chest.