14 hrs ago
Church offers welcome respite for homeless
On a dark winter evening more than a dozen people walk into the Okotoks United Church to find some needed respite - they are cold, tired, hungry and homeless.
18 hrs ago
Foothills author inspired by Blackfoot's rich history
An Okotoks author wants to bring a Blackfoot legend to life in classrooms across Alberta following the publication of her newest book.
22 hrs ago
Fairy tale classic boasts British influence
A Calgary actor returning to his childhood stage in Okotoks has something unique in store for his audience this month.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Crowsnest Pass Herald
Four for the running
The four-way race to fill the seat vacated by former Member of Parliament for the Macleod riding, Ted Menzies, is underway this November and the candidates are already running.
Water issue divides Okotoks council
On Monday Okotoks town council made a decision many residents have long been waiting for, but the decision was far from unanimous.
Food bank helps fill the gap
An Okotoks mom was loading up her vehicle with a week's worth of groceries, toiletries and other items last week and as much as she cares for the people who help her, she would love to go to a different place to shop.
Musicians helping generous guitarist
Mel Wilson prepares a guitar at Mel's Music in High River. A benefit concert is being held for Wilson is this Sunday in Calgary after his store and home was wiped out by the June 20 flood.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Okotoks votes to buy treated water from Calgary
Mayor Bill Robertson was urging councillors to wait for that research to be finished before making a decision, but he lost that fight as council voted four to three in favour of the Calgary option.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Quick action helps save car dealership
Okotoks fire officials are saying a quick response meant the difference in limiting damage from a fire at a local car dealership.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Bell brings back a historical ring
A local woman is contributing to an important piece of history as she helps bring back a century-old tradition.
Slick roads cause havoc
Slick roads caused havoc in the foothills last week with numerous accidents including one where a motorist had to be airlifted to Calgary hospital on Nov. 15. A 58-year-old Calgary man driving a Ford Taurus was airlifted to the city by STARS Air Ambulance with life threatening injuries after his vehicle swerved into oncoming traffic and was struck ... (more)
Musician anxious to return home
Calgary singer/songwriter Erin Ross performs in the Okotoks United Church Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Also performing are Paul Rumbolt and Gregg Bolger.
Powerline planned along Highway 7
A new power line could be built south of Okotoks along Highway 7 as part of a plan to beef up the electrical distribution system in the foothills area.
Four step forward for Tory nomination
In the wake of the retirement of Macleod's MP four people have stepped forward to announce they will be seeking the Conservative nomination to run as the party's candidate in a by-election in 2014.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Snowfall warning issued for Calgary
Kolja Vainstein walks along a snowy street in Calgary on Nov. 2. Parts of southern Alberta are under a snowfall warning for the third weekend in a row.
Slick roads cause havoc in town
Slick roads in Okotoks had one motorist airlifted to Calgary hospital and several others in accidents throughout the Okotoks area this morning.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Arena project continues family legacy
When the puck drops at the new Scott Seaman Rink at Heritage Heights on Saturday two parents will simply be smiling knowing their son would have been proud of his lasting legacy.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Province: provincial government following Okotoks' lead
Drivers will have to start butting out their cigarettes when driving with children if MLAs approve legislation that would make it illegal to smoke in vehicles when minors are present.
Town councillor forcing decision on Calgary pipeline
A motion to build a water pipeline from Calgary to Okotoks appears poised to pass at town council's next meeting.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Trustees sitting Pretty in chair
Foothills School Division's newest board chairperson doesn't see having two rookie trustees on board and a superintendent who is about to resign as obstacles.