• Geoff Regan - Liberal Natural resources Critic

    Liberals Celebrate Gas Plant's Centennial

    The Turner Valley Gas Plant had a special visitor Wednesday morning as Liberal Natural Resources Critic Geoff Regan was in town for a tour.Regan, who calls Halifax home, and served as the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans in the Paul Martin Government, says he was pretty impressed with the facility and wishes more had been done to celebr...

  • Emergency Alert System Gaining Ground

    The Town of High River is hoping that everyone in the community will sign up for the new emergency alert system.Once registered, it will send out messages to a number of diffe ...

  • Spring Can Be a Dangerous Time for Eager Motorcyclists

    As the weather warms up, people are eager to hop back on their hogs.But before heading for that long-awaited, two-wheeled cruise, Mike O'Connor, regional traffic safety consul ...

  • Okotoks Firefighters Respond to Three Grass Fires in Two Days

    'Tis the season for grass fires in Okotoks.On Monday, Okotoks Fire Department responded to two grass fires in town, as well as one on Sunday.At around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, t ...

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    Calgary Stampede Turns Kitchen Waste To Compost

    Thanks to a composting pilot project the Calgary Stampede has successfully diverted 80 per cent of its kitchen waste from going to landfills.One of, if not the busiest kitchen in C
  • Ritz Talks Trade In Japan

    The federal agriculture minister visited his Japanese counterpart last week and pushed for progress toward a trade deal between Canada and Japan.Negotiations on

  • Farmland Values Up

    Strong crop receipts in the first half of last year, surging cattle prices and low interest rates drove Canadian farmland values skyward in 2013.Average farmlan

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  • Upcoming Community Events

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Fundraiser for the Okotoks Food Bank hosted by Okotoks Rotary Club. Tickets are $30
    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Art Therapy (15-18 year olds)
    Friday, April 25, 2014
    15 Southern Alberta artists will have a variety of paintings and drawings for sale. 20% of sales will go to the Foothill
    Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Sponsorted by the Strathmore Musical Arts Society, The Pear Band was opening for Johnny Reid's Christmas Tour across Can