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  1. LOCAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS SHIFT WITH MARKET

    The value of residential properties in Cochrane increased an average of 5.27% over last year, reflecting the national trend. In Calgary and other nearby communities, values are up 10% or more in some neighbourhoods. More...

  2. LAVITA LAND INC NAMES THE “FIRESIDE FITNESS CENTRE” WITH $750,000 CONTRIBUTION

    A cheque for $750,000 was presented at tonight’s Council meeting in Cochrane to name the fitness centre portion of the new facility the “Fireside Fitness Centre.” With this generous gift, total contributions have reached $4,403,849. More...

  3. SPRAY LAKE SAWMILLS CONTRIBUTES $500,000 TO ROCK THE WAVES

    A local company is making a large contribution to Rock the Waves. Spray Lake Sawmills presented a cheque for $500,000 to Mayor Ivan Brooker. With this generous gift, total contributions have reached $3,653,849. More...

  4. SUPPORT AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL INNOVATORS

    Wondering if your great idea could become the next Apple? Local innovators are invited to access mentoring, business planning, financing and other assistance, right here in Cochrane. More...

  5. NEW PROCESS FOR CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS IN COCHRANE AREA

    There is a new process for Cochrane-area volunteers to get criminal record checks. The process, introduced in the 2015 budget, includes the requirement to pay for the service. Forms More...

  6. 2015 COCHRANE BUDGET APPROVED; TAX INCREASE REMAINS AT 2.9%

    Council made a few changes during budget deliberations last month and approved the revised 2015 budget Dec 8. The property tax increase of 2.9% is estimated to impact the average residential property ($430,473) $4.84 per month; $58.05 for the year. More...

  7. STAY OFF THE ICE; FIND OUT ABOUT LOCAL OUTDOOR RINKS

    Storm water ponds and the river are not safe for skating or any other winter activity — stay off no matter how the ice looks.
    For info on local outdoor rinks, call the Outdoor Facility Status line: 403-851-2552 More...

  8. WHERE DO I PUT ALL THIS SNOW?

    Snow looks pretty on your lawn, but snow on sidewalks and roadways can make it difficult to get around safely. Town bylaw requires home and business owners to clear snow and ice from sidewalks within 48 hours. Snow must be removed onto private property. More...

  9. EAST END PATHWAY NOW OPEN

    A much-anticipated pathway in Cochrane’s East End officially opened Friday, completing the connection from Gleneagles to Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre. The project was funded by provincial grants and the Town for a total cost of $3.69 million. More...
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