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Editorial: Celebrating and building community spirit

Editorial: Celebrating and building community spirit

Over the past few weeks we have seen the value of community, and what it means for a community to come together– not only to help one another, but also to celebrate together.
Coffee with Warren: Under wings of prayer for our enemies

Coffee with Warren: Under wings of prayer for our enemies

Several of our readers have been sharing their concerns recently over how to respond to those who attack, insult, and falsely accuse them.
EDITORIAL: Community watching new owners of Spray Lake Sawmills carefully

EDITORIAL: Community watching new owners of Spray Lake Sawmills carefully

With the news this week that longstanding Cochrane company Spray Lake Sawmills was selling out to British Columbia-based company the West Fraser Timber Co., many in the community are left wondering what this means for the future.
Coffee with Warren: Welcome back, Autumn

Coffee with Warren: Welcome back, Autumn

I went to our bedroom window this past weekend to see how our apple tree was doing. Sure enough, it was yielding the fruit of its summertime labour. How amazing: exactly four months earlier these apples were blossoms of springtime promise.
Marathon Man: The Flowers of Cochrane

Marathon Man: The Flowers of Cochrane

A couple of weeks ago Sue and I were talking about our back yard and an idea came up….
Coffee with Warren: Meet the Editor

Coffee with Warren: Meet the Editor

Within the first few sips, it became apparent to me that here was a career journalist who personifies the eagle’s-eye perspective for which this newspaper is named (see last week’s column ).
Coffee with Warren: Eagle’s eye view

Coffee with Warren: Eagle’s eye view

One of our newest coffee companions raised the topic the other day about how The Cochrane Eagle, host newspaper for these columns, got its high-flying name. Well, I can’t resist retelling that story once more.
EDITORIAL: Back to school

EDITORIAL: Back to school

The days are already getting shorter and the nights are getting colder, which means the end of summer is just around the corner – and with it, the resumption of school for both K-12 and college/university students is nigh.
Coffee with Warren: Skunks at her table

Coffee with Warren: Skunks at her table

One of our faithful coffee companions was so inspired by last week’s column on the wisdom of St. Francis in our garden, she just had to respond with her own encounters with some very special guests in her garden – skunks, to be exact.
LETTER: Construction harms animals and trees

LETTER: Construction harms animals and trees

Dear editor, In my opinion, tearing down hills and animal habitat is cruel.
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