Project to control odors at wastewater plant
Residents south of the Okotoks Wastewater Treatment Plant won't be holding their noses for much longer, with a new $1.3 million odour control filter set to be operational by May. The intent behind the odour control project, which was approved by council in the 2013 capital budget with a price tag of $1.379 million, is to capture as much of the ... (more)
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Tory race to wrap up
Ted Menzies has resigned as the MP for the Macleod riding. That brings us to a vote this week to select a new Conservative candidate.
Comedy keeps performer going
Calgary comedian Jeremy Furlong will bring his comedy act to the Rotary Performing Arts Centre in Okotoks on March 8 at 8 p.m. Joining Furlong is Fort Saskatchewan comedian Sean Lecomber.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Man faces 100 charges related to rural break-ins
A Calgary man faces more than 100 charges after police uncovered stolen property believed to be related to rural break-ins, including guns and sports equipment.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
New plan for water conservation
Water use in Okotoks continued to drop in 2013 and the Town is looking to build on its record with a new conservation plan.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Phillips wins Ajhl MVP
According to the Alberta Junior Hockey League website on Monday, Canmore Eagles' defenseman Trey Phillips of Okotoks, Alberta has been named the Alberta Junior Hockey League's most valuable player and top defenseman for the 2013-14 season.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
High River gun seizures key issue in Macleod byelection Conservative nomination
Melissa Mathieson says her social-worker parents were horrified 13 years ago when she put up posters on her bedroom wall of her first serious crush.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Jury deliberating on Okotoks murder case
The trial into the murder of a Filipina woman killed shortly after arriving in Okotoks ended Thursday with the jury hearing two very different versions of the deadly fight that happened two years ago.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Man on trial for girlfirend's murder claims suicide notes were part of a 'game'
Under intense cross-examination before a Calgary jury, Crown prosecutor Ron Simenik suggested the Okotoks resident intentionally killed Teresa Enrique April 17, 2012 when she pushed him too far.
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Northern lights shine on mushers during their first night
Musher Jennifer Campeau is seen at the 2014 Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race's downtown Prince Albert starting line on Tuesday.
Cutting back on sweet
It may only be a week since Valentine's Day, but cutting back on sugar is something that can benefit your health in the long-term.
Town needs real performing arts centre
Once again I'm shocked but not surprised. This time it was the news that the Town is apparently falling over itself in the rush to hand taxpayers' money over to the public school board to help pay for a new theatre.
Okotokian trying to save wild horses
An Okotoks woman who shot wild horses - with her camera, not a gun - is trying to save the animals from the Alberta cull.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Job shop made easy at Okotoks career fair
It's a rare opportunity to meet with employers, in today's world where most job seeking is done online, but foothills residents will get the chance next week.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
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Alberta Health Services to review urgent care in Airdrie
Alberta Health Services has committed to a comprehensive review of Airdrie's Urgent Care Centre that will be completed by spring 2014.
Decision needed on performing arts centre
Premier Alison Redford's announcement upgrades to the 30-year-old Foothills Composite High School will go ahead is good new for students and the community.
Artists will share inspirations
Alberta's picturesque landscape and small-town charm was enough inspiration to launch a successful career for a city musician performing in Okotoks this weekend.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Turchansky: Low dollar and interest rates driving RV purchases in Alberta
The oilsands, Canada's biggest industry, make an economic contribution to the country that in 2012 was far greater than Saskatchewan's, a new study has determined.
Jury trial underway into Okotoks murder
The brother of a Filipino woman killed only weeks after arriving in Canada kept a picture of his sister in his jacket pocket, next to his heart, while testifying on the first day of the trial into her murder.
Musicians reaching out to Okotoks
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra violinist Lenora Leggatt looks forward to bringing the orchestra's outreach program to the Rotary Performing Arts Centre in Okotoks on Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra cellist David Morrissey and violinist Lenora Leggatt will not only play compositions from such great classical musicians as Reinhold ... (more)