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  1. Oilers tie best start in franchise historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    ... said. 'We worked hard on our structure and were really well prepared and when it was game time we were ready to go.' Okotoks is 4-0 to start a season for just the second time in team history, accomplishing the feat for the first time since the ...

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  2. City to use pesticides on goldfish menaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Kongsrude said. Doing so would also kill its trout (which are stocked annually) and crayfish (which aren't native). Okotoks, High River, Grande Prairie and Olds have all successfully used Rotenone to control goldfish in recent years, Rushcall said. ...

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  3. Alleged street racers face charges after fatal collision near Okotoks, Alta.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | CBC News

    Police say two men from Okotoks, Alta, were street racing north of town last May when one of them hit a vehicle that wasn't involved, killing the driver. On May 6, a black Mercedes was seen racing a red motorcycle at around 1 a.m. on Highway 2A north of Okotoks, according to the RCMP.

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  4. 2 accused of street racing, causing crash south of Calgary that killed manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Lethbridge Herald

    Two men are being accused of causing a fatal crash by racing their vehicles on a highway south of Calgary. Mounties say 43-year-old Daniel Tillapaugh of Okotoks was killed May 6 in a crash on Highway 2A just north of Okotoks.

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  5. 2 men charged in alleged fatal street racing crash near OkotoksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | GlobalNews

    RCMP have charged two men in a fatal crash north of Okotoks, Alta., in May that killed a 43-year-old man. Okotoks RCMP allege a red motorcycle and a black Mercedes were racing and travelling at high speeds when the Mercedes collided with a southbound Toyota FJ Cruiser.

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  6. Okotoks opera experience gets realRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Western Wheel

    Members of the Calgary Concert Opera Company perform with the Foothills Philharmonic Opera Chorus at the Okotoks United Church last year. They return Sept.

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  7. Former Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones will talk film, politics at Calgary's film festRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | CBC News

    ... viewers from southern Alberta. Jones brought his whole family out to Alberta this summer and they rented a place in Okotoks, Alta. as their home base. Bee and Jones, both Canadians, are co-producers on both The Detour and Full Frontal. He said the ...

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  8. The new 'Ice age' begins: 2017-18 Kootenay Ice season previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... an exceptional talent at every level he's played at so far, including the WHL. In five preseason games in 2017, the Okotoks-native had three points and in six call-up regular season games last year, he maintained a point-per-game pace . Playing for ...

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  9. Trading up for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Western Wheel

    From a paperclip, to an $1,100 Okotoks Recreation Centre family pass, and more yet to come - an Okotoks youth is trading up to support charity in memory of a friend. Starting with one red paper-clip, 10-year-old Evan Thachuk has conducted a series of trades with businesses in town in the hope of eventually bartering for a big-ticket item he can sell and donate the proceeds to the Max Robinson Children's Foundation.

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  10. Accused murderer seeking bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Western Wheel

    Zaineddin Al Aalak, 21 of Calgary, is charged with second-degree murder and committing and indignity to a body in relation to a case of a body found at an Okotoks construction site. A Calgary man charged with murdering his father and dumping the body at an Okotoks residential construction site will ask to be released from jail before his preliminary hearing next summer.

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  11. Friends walk for a pair of TerrysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Western Wheel

    ... honour my husband's life at the same time.' Platz and approximately 20 of her friends walked five kilometres at the Okotoks Terry Fox Run on Sunday in memory of her husband Terry Gardner, who passed away in March at the age of 50. Since being ...

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  12. Okotokian is a model sailorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Western Wheel

    Learning to sail the big boats as a young boy, will help an Okotoks area man when he races small boats at a major competition in High River this weekend. 'When I was a school boy [in England] one of our teachers asked us if we would like to try sailing - and I thoroughly enjoyed it,' Colin Aldridge said.

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  13. DeWintonite claims first major title in Mann CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Western Wheel

    DeWinton's Holden Cattoni, seen here with the NLL's Calgary Roughnecks, won the 2017 Mann Cup with the Peterborough Lakers. DeWinton's Holden Cattoni captured his first major title as the Peterborough Lakers edged the New Westminster Salmonbellies in six games to take home the historic Mann Cup - the senior men's lacrosse national championship - on Saturday at the Queens Park Arena 'It's huge,' said Cattoni, an Okotoks Junior A Raiders alumnus.

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  14. Okotoks trustee seeks re-election after 10-month leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Western Wheel

    The incumbent Okotoks trustee for the Foothills School Division is seeking re-election despite being on leave for nearly a year. Laurie Copland was one of nine potential candidates who submitted nominations papers at the Foothills School Division office in High River on Monday for the two Okotoks trustee seats in the Oct. 17 election.

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  15. RCMP investigating car thefts near OkotoksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Western Wheel

    Of the six, five have been recovered four near Okotoks and one in northwest Calgary with the assistance of Calgary Police. The suspects are described as a caucasian male wearing a black hoodie and baseball cap, and caucasian female with face piercings and dyed blue hair.

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  16. Fort Scott Trotter climbing hockey's coaching ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | The Fort Macleod Gazette

    ... placed third in the southern division with 24 wins, 12 losses and two ties. Coaldale beat Medicine Hat Cubs and Okotoks Bisons in the playoffs before losing to Cochrane Generals in six games in the southern division finals. The Copperheads started ...

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  17. Penticton soccer player helps keep WolfPack unbeatenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... his face. Lethbridge played the rest of the match with 10 men. 56 th minute, Mike Weigle (4th year, midfield, Okotoks, AB) of the Pronghorns breaks in, WolfPack keeper Lubo Magdolen (second year, Kamloops) of the WolfPack came out and collided with ...

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  18. Mullen Completes RDK Transportation PurchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Transport Topics

    ... more than C$20 million in annualized revenue and be immediately accretive to earnings of Mullen Group. Based in Okotoks, Alberta, Mullen Group ranks No. 58 on Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America . It ...

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  19. Random acts of kindness fill social media on Becca Schofield DayRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 16 | CBC News

    ... has even made it across the country. A store manager of a Starbucks in made a stop at the fire department in Okotoks, Alta. to spread the word. "No matter how you go about being kind - all of it that I hear about, it warms my heart," said Schofield.

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  20. Rams are gaining experienceRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 16 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... doing and go out there and try to execute it." After a pair of exhibition games against Sherwood Park Salisbury and Okotoks Foothills Aug. 26 and Sept. 1, respectively, before heading to the U.S. for another exhibition match in Rockford, Wash., the ...

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