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Candidate Profile: Neal Coskey

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Spilak, Oel Back By Acclamation For MD of Foothills

A handful of races for council spots in the MD of Foothills as we head into civic elections next month. Both current Division Six Councillor and MD Mayor Larry Spilak and Division Four Councillor…

Official Nominations Announced For 2017 Election

As of noon today, Sept. 19 there are 18 candidates running for the position of Councillor and two for Mayor for the 2017 Municipal Election in Okotoks. Cathy Duplessis, Legislative & Policy Services…

The Race Begins!

The Town of Okotoks has released an unofficial list of nominations for the 2017 Municipal Election. 18 candidates have come forward to run for the Office of Councillor, and two for the Office of…

Important Election Season Dates Coming Up

As we head into election season there's some important dates to keep in mind. Starting with nomination day on Monday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Municipal Centre. Okotoks also has…

Tanya Thorn Throws Hat In For Second Term As Councillor

Okotoks Councillor Tanya Thorn has joined the race for the 2017 Municipal Election, announcing her intention to run for a second term as councillor. Thorn was first elected in 2013, and says it's…

Bill Robertson Seeking A Third Term As Mayor

Bill Robertson has officially announced his intention to run again for the Mayor of Okotoks. Robertson has been the Mayor of Okotoks for two terms totalling 7 years, and sat on council 15 years…

Town Of Okotoks To Hold Candidate Forum Thursday

Candidates for the upcoming Municipal Election will have a chance to get a deeper look at what running actually entails this Thursday, Sept. 7. The Town of Okotoks Legislative Services will host a…

One Month Until Nomination Day

The countdown to the Municipal Election is on, as nomination day is just one month from today, Aug. 18. On September 18 nomination papers must be submitted in council chambers between 10 a.m. and 12…

Tuck Wants To Serve Another Term As Mayor

The Mayor of Turner Valley, wants to keep being the Mayor of Turner Valley and will run for the job again in this Fall's civic elections. Kelly Tuck says she loves being the Mayor. "I'll always…

Municipal Elections Getting Close

Municipal Elections are set to happen on October 16th and many people are wondering about the election process. Cathy Duplessis, Legislative and Policy Services with the Town of Okotoks, says, step…

The Race For Mayor Begins

The first bid for the Okotoks mayoral race has been submitted. Okotoks Councillor Carrie Fischer has sat on council for four years after being elected in 2013, and has decided to run for Mayor of…

Elections are Ready For Her

The fall municipal elections might be a long way off for most of us, but if you are thinking of running for a seat, it's time to get started. The provincial government launched the Ready For Her…

Town Finalizes Civic Election By-Laws

The basic guidelines have been set for election day later this fall in Okotoks. The Town approved their by-laws for the upcoming Civic Election. If you're interested in running for councillor the…

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