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    Okotoks Council Approves Pocket Neighbourhood

    Okotoks town council has approved the development permit for a unique new neighbourhood in Drake Landing Heights.The pocket neighbourhood proposed by Lifestyle Homes will feature 31 residential units facing inwards around a common green space. Each unit will have a rear-attached garage to encourage pedestrian oriented activity in the fron...

  • Sandstone Seniors Lodge Receives Half a Million For Safety Upgrades

    An exciting announcement for Okotoks seniors Friday from Highwood MLA Danielle Smith and Alberta Minister of Seniors Jeff Johnson.The pair came to town to inform the Sandsto ...

  • Live Long & Prosper

    Some sad news in the entertainment world Friday with the death of Leonard Nimoy, who played "Mr. Spock" on Star Trek.Nimoy paid just one visit to the town of Vulcan in 2010, ...

  • RCMP Look For Missing High River Man

    High River RCMP are looking for help in locating a man who was last seen Feb. 16.They received a report on Monday that Kevin Ramsdale had gone missing.He was last seen behind ...

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Sports News

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    Oilers Search for First Win Against Bandits

    Whatever the reason, the Okotoks Oilers will look to shake a season-long losing skid against the Brooks Bandits on Friday night.Brooks has had the Oilers' number this year, as they
  • Last Gasp For Wheaties?

    The Strathmore Wheatland Kings have their backs to the wall Friday night in game six of their Heritage Junior "B" Hockey League playoff series with Coaldale.D

  • In The Nic of Time

    When the hockey season began in September 2014, Okotoks Oilers' netminder Nic Renyard was not on anyone's roster.The Victoria, BC native had been released by hi

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Agricultural News

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    Bill C-18 Now Law

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced Friday that Bill C-18, also known as the Agricultural Growth Act, has received Royal Assent.The act is expected to modernize Canadian agri
  • Animal Care Conference Coming In March

     Interest is growing for the 2015 Livestock Care Conference coming up in late March in Calgary.“We strongly recommend that almost everybody comes to this

  • Cigi Hosts Combine To Customer Gathering

    Over 30 producers from across western Canada attended last week's Combine to Customer program hosted by the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi).The e

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