The Paisley Boutique

The Paisley Boutique – Not Giving Up, Giving Back

The Paisley Boutique Cochrane’s original women’s boutique in the Cochrane Town Square (Safeway Mall) has been dressing clients for success since 2010. Celebrating The Paisley Boutique’s 10th anniversary turned into reinventing the way they do business, as became necessary for so many of our local enterprises. Owner Laurel Pasishnik already had a fledgling online store…

Global Pet Foods

Global Pet Foods

Global Pets Cochrane Walking through the doors of the old Graham Building located in Historic Downtown Cochrane, the dynamic team of Global Pet Foods are quick to greet you with a smile and offer their assistance. Family owned and operated by Fiona Sharman and her daughter Christine since 2012, they have expanded the store twice…

Climbing in Ghost River

Remote Climbing Adventures When moving around in Cochrane it is inevitable that one’s eyes get drawn to the western views. Whether you are high at GlenEagles golf course or sitting at the lights at Griffin Road, you will witness the spectacular view of The Rocky Mountains. From town, one has a clear view of an…

Memories from the Cochrane Fair

The Cochrane Fair A nod to the folks from the Cochrane & District Agricultural Society, who have plenty to be proud of but the annual Cochrane Fair is truly a feather in its cap. It’s a celebration of a way of life that has deep roots in this community, forging lasting bonds between locals and…

Clean Beauty Inspiration

Pure Anada Did you ever stop to think about what might be in the lotions and potions you apply to your skin every day? Skin eats! What are you feeding it?  Scientists at the David Suzuki Foundation say dangerous chemicals inhabit many of today’s skincare products. Try carcinogens, pesticides, formaldehyde, reproductive toxins, some stuff known…

Cycling at Glenbow Ranch

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Enjoy stunning vistas, rolling hills, and spot the occasional cowboy as you explore nearly 40 kms of paved and shale pathways at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park.  The gorgeous Bowbend Trail is a ribbon of pavement that meanders along the Bow River in between Cochrane and Calgary.   It is part of The…

Heavenly Outhouse

Dream Big

HEAVENLY OUTHOUSE AND POOR DAVID’S Sometimes life demands a mighty leap of faith. Karrie and her daughter, Natasha did exactly that, leaving behind the world of teaching for the realm of retail. It began 12 years ago with the purchase of Heavenly Outhouse, an eclectic shop in Historic Downtown Cochrane. When the opportunity arose to…