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2 min ago | Lifestyles

More charges laid in police pursuit that ended on Corner Gas movie set

New charges have been laid against a 27-year-old woman from Okotoks, Alta., after a police pursuit across southern Saskatchewan that ended on the set of the "Corner Gas" movie.

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8 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Saskatchewan RCMP Blotter - July 29, 2014

Further to the release sent out yesterday . RCMP in Milestone have laid additional charges against 27 year old Stephanie Martens from Okotoks, Alberta.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Brooks Bulletin

Brooks man preparing for Enbridge cancer ride

BRUCE PARKER Brooks Bulletin Like many people, George Hillier has been touched by cancer.

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CBC News

High-speed chase ends at Corner Gas movie set

A truck that had been stolen in Calgary, but bearing Manitoba license plates was abandoned in Rouleau, SK at the Corner Gas movie set Saturday after a high-speed chase.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Alberta man hopes to become North America's first amputee firefighter

Amputee Chris Cederstrand wants to raise enough money for a high-tech leg that will allow him to pursue his dream of being a re ghter.

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Canada.com

Four people rushed to hospital after crash in Okotoks

Four people were rushed to hospital Thursday morning following a crash in Okotoks, which led to highway road closures in the area.

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GlobalNews

Crash near Okotoks closes Highway 2

Witnesses say convicted killer Joseph Wood gasped hundreds of times after the lethal injection was administered in Arizona Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Western Wheel

Councillor wants photo radar to combar speeds

You won't be receiving speeding tickets in the mail any time soon, as municipal enforcement says the town isn't ready for photo radar - yet.

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Western Wheel

City status up to residents

As the town moves forward with annexation and plans to triple its population size in the next 30 years, some are asking whether its it time for Okotoks make the official change from town to city.

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Western Wheel

Erratic locked in semifinal stalemate

The Okotoks Erratic and Calgary Irish are locked up 1-1 in the best-of-three Senior C South final with little to choose between the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League clubs.

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Western Wheel

RunHers starting to hit their stride

Sheep River RunHers Andrea D'silva-Siqueira, Sally Zerk and Rachel Crocker go for a run on the Okotoks paths Friday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBC News

Water supply top concern for Okotoks as town grows

As the population of Okotoks approaches 30,000 people, the town is facing growing pains - chief among them concerns about water supply.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Canada.com

Two motorcyclists sent to hospital in separate crashes

Two motorcyclists were sent to hospital Friday morning following two separate crashes, one in southeast Calgary and another in Okotoks.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Western Wheel

Firefighters help burn victims

Okotoks firefighters are giving young burn victims a chance to forget about their scars and injuries and spend a week outdoors at camp.

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Western Wheel

Home-school offices getting new home

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools' Centre for Learning is moving from its current facilities - in three separate Okotoks buildings - to a building near Costco.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Western Wheel

Street festival shows off big talent

An employee at Bistro Provence serves up food at last year's First Saturdays event.

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Western Wheel

Former Okotokian dancing his way to the top

Former Okotoks resident Kyle Heck, right, with Brett Track, of Vancouver, and Chloe Bardos, of Montreal, stands in front of the Moulin Rouge in Paris, France where he dances six nights a week in the performance Feerie.

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Western Wheel

Music giving strength to flood-impacted citizens

Although it's been more than a year since floodwater ravaged southern Alberta homes, businesses and landscapes, local musicians are returning to the stage to lend a hand in the Sounds of Strength benefit concert at the Okotoks United Church July 19 at 7 p.m. to raise money for the High River Food Bank.

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Western Wheel

Okotoks population keeps on growing

As Okotoks' population creeps closer to 30,000 the town is still working on finding a long term solution for water, and more importantly, how to fund it.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Western Wheel

Water services coming back on

Water services have been restored to the majority of homes in Okotoks' north side after a water line was broken this afternoon.

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