The Town of Okotoks recently received some correspondence from King Charles III.

Mayor Tanya Thorn shared images of a letter from Buckingham Palace on her Facebook page.

 The letter addressed to the residents of Okotoks, was sent to thank Okotokians for their kind words after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Upon the queen’s passing in September of 2022, the town left books of condolences in the municipal centre and recreation centre for residents to sign, and a memorial service was held at the Cenotaph.

King Charles’ expressed appreciation for the kind messages and included a photo of himself and his mother.