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Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Slick Start To Long Weekend Travel

The recent snowfall has lead to a slick start to the Family Day long weekend for motorists who are out travelling on local highways. Environment Canada has forecasted Okotoks to see about 10 centimet... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

Annual Family Fishing Day This Weekend

  This Family Day weekend, Albertan families are invited to participate in the annual Family Fishing Weekend. On February 16th, 17th, and 18th, no fishing license will be required for anyone wa read more..

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April Bouchard

Town Council Approves Conceptual Design Of Tiny Home Eco Village

Some updates were brought forth to Town Council at their last meeting on Monday, February 11th, regarding the proposed Tiny Home Eco Village project. Dawn Smith, Environment and Sustainability Manage... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

What to Expect with Okotoks' Public Transit Plan

  With the Transit Implementation Plan having been presented to and approved by Okotoks Town Council, we now have a much clearer idea of how transit will function in Okotoks. Colin Gainer, Seni read more..

Local News
Lorraine Hjalte

French Classes To Be Offered To All Grade 4 to 6 Classes In FSD

The Foothills School Division is moving ahead with a plan to provide second language classes for every elementary school student, from Grade 4 to 6, by 2020. Acting Superintendent Pam Rannelli says w... read more..

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April Bouchard

HTA Student Sends Uganda Girls To School

The generosity of community residents has helped a Holy Trinity Academy student send 110 less fortunate girls in Uganda to school. 17-year old student, Bryanna Cuthill, organized a benefit concert th... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Calgary-Okotoks Flying School Ready For Takeoff

The Calgary-Okotoks Flying School is ready for take off. The school, located in Okotoks' Air Ranch community, is celebrating after receiving their license from Transport Canada on Jan. 31. Tim Ulmer... read more..

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April Bouchard

Okotoks And High River Rotary Clubs Help Fund New Mobile Command Center

The Okotoks and High River Rotary Clubs recently partnered in a project that would provide the Foothills Search and Rescue Society with a new and improved mobile command center. Paul Tarrant, Preside... read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

École Beausoleil is Officially Open

Okotoks' newest school is officially open. Last night, teachers, students, parents, and town officials gathered in the auditorium of École Beausoleil to attend its official opening ceremony. The sch... read more..

Local News
April Bouchard

Romance Scams Top Better Business Bureau List For 2018

In the days and weeks prior to Valentine's Day, online dating sites usually see a surge of activity while singles are looking for a special someone to celebrate the day with. Shawna-Kay Thomas, Exter... read more..

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April Bouchard

Grade One Students Venture Off School Grounds Yesterday

Two grade one students from St. Mary's school gave everyone a good scare yesterday after they did not return to their respective classes following their lunch break at approximately 12:47 p.m. The st... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Exchanging Valentine's Day Cards & Smiles; Students Visit Seniors

Seniors at Sandstone Lodge felt the love yesterday from students from Ecole Good Shepherd School. Madame Dayna Cole's Grade 2 class crafted Valentine's Day cards then spent the afternoon hand deliver... read more..

Local News
April Bouchard

Local Transit Is Coming To Okotoks

Residents in Okotoks will have more transportation options available to them as Town Council approved the Local Transit Implementation Plan at Monday's meeting. The on demand system will enable resid... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Five Facing Charges Following Incident West Of Turner Valley

RCMP from Okotoks, Turner Valley, and High River along with Police Dog Services and Calgary HAWCS joined forces to track down five suspects from an incident near Turner Valley last week. On Feb. 7 at... read more..

Local News
April Bouchard

Hockey Fans Are In For A Festival For Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

Okotoks residents are awaiting the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour which will take over downtown Okotoks in less than two weeks. The town has put together a two-day hockey themed festival for residents t... read more..

Local News
Russell Skeet

Local Cadet Commanding Officer Mourned

A tough loss for both High River and the local air cadet program with the tragic death of their Commanding Officer, Captain Reid Habing Monday, February 11, in a traffic accident. 187 Foothills Air C... read more..

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April Bouchard

Okotoks Students Celebrate 100 Days Of School

Many students in Okotoks and the Foothills celebrated the 100th day of school this past Friday. It has become quite the tradition in many schools, with math teachers finding unique ways to teach less... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Cold Weather Forces FSD To Cancel Four Bus Routes Monday

Some buses aren't running in the Foothills School Division Monday, February 11 thanks to the cold. The number 44 in Turner Valley and Black Diamond. Route seven in Cayley. Route 5 in High River. A... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

11th Annual Foothills SNAPS heART Gala Sees Success

Friday night saw the 11th Annual Show the Love heART Gala from Foothills SNAPS. The Royal Canadian Legion partnered with SNAPS to provide the High River venue, with Jim Smith acting as guest auctione... read more..

Local News
Jason Sahely

Warming Your Vehicle Can Leave You Cold

Crime of opportunity is what happens in most cases when vehicles are stolen, and leaving your car running to warm up the engine falls under this classification. This time of year sees an increase in ... read more..

Local News
Jason Sahely

Tips To Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly In The Cold

As the deep freeze continues here in the Foothills, it`s important to remember a few tips that will keep your vehicle running smoothly and effectively. It is advised to keep the gas tank more than ha... read more..

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Jason Sahely

My McD's App Glitch Concern For Okotoks Resident

An Okotoks mom had an interesting experience with the McDonalds MyMcD`s app after downloading it for convenience. Ashley Schwab had utlilized the app one time prior to this incident with no issues, a... read more..

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Jason Sahely

Keeping Your Pets Safe In These Cold Temperatures

Deep freeze temperatures aren't slowing pet owners in the Foothills down when it comes to exercising their pets. With these cold temps, pet owners should take all the necessary steps to ensure you an... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

BBBS Sees Need For Mentors In Okotoks

Big Brothers Big Sisters Okotoks is looking for mentors to help act as a guiding light for local youth. They currently have 15- 20 children waiting for mentors to spend 2- 5 hours a week with them. ... read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Okotoks Woman Arrested in RCMP Investigation

  An investigation by Claresholm RCMP has lead to the arrest of an Okotoks woman. A search warrant was executed at a Claresholm residence after the arrest of 31 year old Daniel Derek Morgan. D read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Snow Leads To Slick Road Conditions

Motorists are being advised to check road conditions before heading out. The snowfall has lead to slick roads throughout the Foothills and Calgary. Highway 2 and Highway 2A north and south of Okotok... read more..

Local News
April Bouchard

Connect With Your Family, Disconnect From Technology

The Town of Okotoks and the province of Alberta are encouraging families to disconnect from technology and connect with each other on this coming Family Day holiday. The province will be providing fr... read more..

Local News
April Bouchard

Environment Canada Says Cold Will Stick Around For A While

The deep freeze we've experienced in the Foothills over the past week has set some new records for temperatures, according to Environment Canada. Dan Kulak, Meteorologist with Environment Canada, say... read more..

Local News
Lorraine Hjalte

Barlow To Host Charity Hockey Game

Foothills MP John Barlow is looking to raise some funds for the A-T Children’s Project, KidSport Okotoks and the Calgary Flames Foundation. On Feb. 23-24, Rogers Hometown Hockey will be coming to Oko... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Wellness Conference Goes Beyond Physical Health For Students

Health and wellness was the theme of the day Thursday at Ecole Okotoks Junior High School. Students took part in the school's Wellness Conference where they were treated to a healthy lunch and snacks... read more..

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