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Cochrane and Rio Tranquillo

A portion of the Valle Chacabuco, which forms the center of Parque Patagonia.

Part of the Parque Patagonia headquarters compound. The late Doug Tompkins’ plane out front. 1.869 palabras más

South America

Pulling over vehicles proves dangerous for RCMP officers in two incidents around Calgary

RCMP officers around Calgary were placed in peril pulling over vehicles early Saturday morning.

One officer was dragged along a highway after the driver of a pickup truck suddenly hit the gas during a traffic stop. 152 palabras más

Local News


Some people may remember the Great Swine Flu Epidemic of several years ago.  Paramedics and other frontline operators were wearing tyvek suits on a daily basis and the febrile media was spending most of its time freaking out about the end of the world.   320 palabras más


The sweet stuff

One of the gifts this happiness blog has given me is the reminder that there is always some kind of happiness and love in each and every day. 454 palabras más


A Special Train Ride

by Dave Hanks

I came north on the Polar Bear Express. I came upon the rails. Clicking rails that sing in rhythm to the swaying of the train – a heavy, powerful force propelling itself methodically through the scrubby, spruce-covered landscape. 994 palabras más


Townhomes with room for toys

Six months ago, James Cooke decided to sample life in Cochrane — and now he’s in it for the long haul.

He’s a registered nurse working out of the emergency department at Foothills Hospital and had lived in Tuscany, a community in northwest Calgary. 675 palabras más