Katherine Payne, Founding Editor

The Cochrane Post is a local monthly community paper founded and published by local writer and Riverview resident Katherine Payne.
A technical writer and designer for over 30 years, Katherine began her career with the Olympic Torch Relay campaign for the Calgary Olympics and specialized in communications for hi tech and not-for-profit organizations in Calgary including Inn from the Cold, the Calgary Humane Society, Alberta Wildlife Rescue, the United Way and The City of Calgary.  
She is the founding editor and publisher of the Okanagan's favourite community paper, The Westside Post. When she moved to Cochrane in May of 2022, a similar paper was created and customized for her new home town.
Features include: local business ads starting at $50 • updates from elected officials • news & notes from around the district • headline highlights • popular Healthwise column • real estate update from local experts • favourite bike rides • A Nice Sunday Drive feature • business & services listings • extensive local What's On • "the local review"
• reader favourites: reader submitted photos, pet pics, Alice's puzzle pages
The Cochrane Post, a local community paper and Alberta's favourite. serving the communities along the historic Bow River Valley.
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