RCMP recover stolen vehicles
Okotoks RCMP have recovered a cache of stolen vehicles, snowmobiles, cargo trailers and a large amount of tools from a rural property in the foothills area.
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Youth leaders awarded
It's time again to recognize some impressive young people who go above and beyond the call of duty to help others.
Proposed traffic court changes decried
People inside and outside the justice system are calling for proposed changes to Alberta's traffic court system to be given the red light.
Provincial grant helps town equip for floods
Work to prepare for this year's flood season in Okotoks is getting a substantial boost from the provincial government.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Businesses gearing up for trade show
Rylie's Cattle Barn owner Rob Bolton, right, and employee Happy McGilton serve up some samples of barbecued ribs at last year's Foothills Festival of Flavours held during the Okotoks' Trade and Lifestyle Show.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Councillors support park rebuild for 2017
A small park tucked away in downtown Okotoks may get the love and attention it needs, but work could be a few years away.
Tight housing market tough for displaced renters
The number of people living at the Saddlebrook temporary community is dropping almost daily as people complete repairs to their flood-damaged homes.
Thieves targeting vehicles
Jennifer Fraser's Dodge Caravan went missing while parked in front of their Okotoks home.
Pathway repairs planned for summer
Christa Michailuck, Okotoks Open Space Team Leader, walks along a flood damaged pathway near the Sheep River that was closed after last year's flood.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Arts theatre does not belong at the high school
The article regarding the question of should the Town partner with the Foothills School Division to build a theatre at the Foothills Composite High School, provided a good summary of what has taken place thus far and what is pending.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
St. Albert Gazette
Mayors seek sustainable, reliable funding
Officials from the mid-sized cities of Alberta agree: they'd like more reliable, sustainable funding from other levels of government.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
32nd Street traffic lights a town priority
Okotoks motorists could see two additional traffic lights on one of the town's busiest roads as soon as this year.
Group a support to women
Sam Tattersall initiated an all-female support group called Bats in the Belfry to give Okotoks and area women a place to come together to vent, share and learn.
Town calls for increase to FCSS funding
Okotoks Town officials are calling for the provincial government to increase funding for a program that supports a range of needs in the communities from children and low-income parents to special needs residents and seniors.
Teacher never too old to learn
Dr. Morris Gibson teacher Jacquie Irwin is nominated for an Excellence in Teaching Award.
School division nearly back home
The move may only be temporary because a new-shared facility with the provincial government in the future is still a possibility.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The Globe and Mail
NAC's U.K. tour offers musical accompaniment to the Great War's centenary
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen comforts his wife Laureen as they visit a military cemetary in Bralin, France, Tuesday July 18, 2006.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Okotoks singers show off their golden voices in Calgary
Several students of Okotoks vocal coach Naomi Koch participated in the prestigious festival and five of them returned with gold medals including Bryanna Cuthill, Alexandra Fisher, Jillian Barvir, Chantelle Vant Erve and Maddy Thompson.
Okotoks conductor takes university choir to school
Okotoks' Tim Korthuis conducts the University of Calgary choir. The choir will be performing at the Okotoks United Church on April 4 at 7 p.m. in a free concert.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Tax-related emails, calls fraudulent, say RCMP
When an Okotoks woman received e-mails claiming she was owed money by Revenue Canada, she couldn't help but be suspicious.