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Harrison O'Nyons

K-4 Curriculum Approved in Alberta

Alberta Education and the Alberta Teachers' Association have approved the proposed Kindergarten to Grade Four curriculum. The curriculum focuses on rewriting all of the core subjects in order to make... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

New Condo Rules in Alberta

New rules regarding Alberta condominiums have been released by the Alberta Government. Last year, the Provincial Government established rules to protect condo buyers, and these new rules focus on con... read more..

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April Bouchard

Foothills Salvation Army Puts Call Out For Volunteers

The Foothills Salvation Army has put out a call to the community for volunteers to assist with their ongoing Kettle Campaign. Lieutenant, Chad Cole, says they still have quite a few vacancies to fill... read more..

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Russell Skeet

"They Will Find You" Says Vulcan Cyber Security Expert

Bomb threats in Calgary and other Major city's in North America Thursday, December 13, had police departments run ragged trying to track down potential explosives. Vulcan Cyber Security Expert David ... read more..

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April Bouchard

Avalanche Canada Issues Avalanche Warning

Avalanche Canada has issued a warning for recreational back country users which is in effect immediately until day end on Sunday, December 16th. Following a prolonged drought in late November and ear... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

Jack Molyneux to Serve as Ward One Trustee

The Foothills School Division has determined who will serve as their ward one trustee. The FSD has announced that Jack Molyneux will sit as their Ward One Trustee. This comes after much deliberation... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Wind Causing Highway Chaos

If you were planning on heading south Thursday, December 13, 2018 RCMP are saying "Don't." High winds are causing all kinds of problems south and west of High River and RCMP from Nanton to Claresholm... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Town Ready For New Tradition With Release Of Christmas Light Tour Map

Okotoks residents can start a new tradition this Christmas by checking out the Town's official Christmas Light Tour Map. Last month, the Town reached out to residents asking them to submit a photo of... read more..

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Russell Skeet

UPDATE: High River RCMP Say Theberge Has Been Found

UPDATE: High River RCMP confirmed at 9:16 a.m. on Dec. 13 that Andre Joseph Theberge has been located and is safe.   High River RCMP are looking for a missing man. 32 year old Andre Josep... read more..

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April Bouchard

Lead Program Youth Support Local Initiatives

Okotoks students in the 2018 fall Lead Program celebrated graduation last week after a practicum project focused on supporting charities in the community. Carey Gruber, Youth Social Development Speci... read more..

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April Bouchard

Fluctuating Temperatures Prompt Safety Reminders From Fire Department

Fluctuating temperatures in the Foothills have prompted reminders from the Okotoks Fire Department regarding storm pond safety. Ken Thevenot, Okotoks Fire Chief, says safety is key around any ice sur... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Council Ready To Roll Out 2019 Budget

Okotoks Town Council has approved the 2019 budget. The budget includes $58.9 million for operations and $28.6 million for capital expenditures, including $20.8 million for 2019 capital projects and $... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

Deadline Extended for "Baby It's Cold Outside" Campaign

  Local charity "Baby it's Cold Outside" is looking for nominations for their their Christmas Feast campaign. Okotoks residents can nominate a family who they think might need a little help thi read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Teacher Trio Promotes Outdoor Learning

A group of teachers in the Foothills School Division are promoting the concept of getting their kids out of their classrooms and into the environment, to help supplement their lesson plans. On Decemb... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

Aldersyde Area Search Leads To Murder Charges

A 10 day search of a property near Aldersyde by Calgary City Police back in October has led to second degree murder charges being laid against two Calgary men. 39 year old Robert Floyd Cudney and 34 ... read more..

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April Bouchard

FAIM Society Giving Back With Gift Wrapping Service

With Christmas around the corner in less than two weeks, residents may be looking for some help with holiday obligations. Brad Fowler, Employment and Day Services Manager for the FAIM society, says t... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

Okotoks Town Council Approves CHAMP II

  With the Cultural Heritage and Arts Master Plan approved by town council, plans to develop Okotoks' cultural identity will be moving forward. The plan, commonly refereed to as "CHAMP II" aims read more..

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Russell Skeet

Aldersyde Area Search Leads To Murder Charges

A 10 day search of a property near Aldersyde by Calgary City Police back in October has led to second degree murder charges being laid against two Calgary men. 39 year old Robert Floyd Cudney and 34 ... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Having A Merry & Safe Christmas

The Okotoks Fire Department wants to make sure residents are safe while enjoying their Christmas decorations. Ken Thevenot, Okotoks Fire Chief, says it's important any decorations and Christmas tree ... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Chamber Ready For Next Steps In Red Carpet, Not Red Tape Policy

  The Okotoks and District Chamber of Commerce met with Okotoks Town Council on Dec. 10 to discuss their Red Carpet, Not Red Tape policy. The meeting discussed the plan for economic development read more..

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April Bouchard

Winners Have Been Chosen For The 2019 Conservation Calendar

The Town of Okotoks has announced the winning photos to be featured in the 2019 Conservation Calendar. Okotoks resident, Anna Shearer, was the grand prize winner, with a winter photo of the original ... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Click N' Fix No More, Town Rolls Out Revamped Report It Page

The Town of Okotoks' Click n' Fix app is no more. The app was for residents to report any issues, requests, or repairs residents noticed around town. Melanie Heemeryck, Communications Specialist for... read more..

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April Bouchard

Town Council Approves Revised Economic Development Plan

Okotoks Town Council approved updates to the Economical Development Strategic Plan at yesterday's Council meeting. An industry analysis was created by a third party this year to establish an understa... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Anderson Files Complaint With Elections Alberta

Highwood MLA Wayne Anderson has filed a formal complaint with Elections Alberta over his concerns with the October UCP nomination vote in the Highwood Riding. Anderson says the rules have changed sin... read more..

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April Bouchard

Better Business Bureau Warning Residents Of Holiday Scams

The Southern Alberta Better Business Bureau wants to remind residents of scams that may be circulating around the holidays when in the spirit of giving. Canadian consumers are expected to spend more ... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

High River RCMP Looking For Man Wanted On Outstanding Charges

High River RCMP are trying to track down a man who is wanted on outstanding charges. RCMP say on Nov. 30, 30-year-old Cole Stuart McLean was released from prison and was bound by a probation order wi... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Updated - RCMP Looking For Cole Stuart McLean

RCMP in High River are asking for the public's assistance to locate a man who failed to turn himself in after being sentenced to serve intermittent custody. Cole Stuart Mclean, 30 years-old, was sente... read more..

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April Bouchard

Residents Will Need To Budget For Higher Grocery Prices In 2019

Families in the Foothills and across the country will be looking at higher costs for food as we head into 2019. According to the report from researchers at Dalhousie University and the University of ... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Waiting On Weather For Outdoor Rinks

Residents in Okotoks might be waiting a bit for the majority of the outdoor rinks to open. In total, the Town plans to have eight outdoor rinks set up this winter. Darcy Finlay, Irrigation Technicia... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Reid Secures UCP Livingstone-Macleod Nomination On First Ballot

Claresholm's Roger Reid is the man who will carry the UCP banner into the next provincial election in the Livingstone-Macleod riding. He posted the win over both Nathan Neudorf and Thomas Schneider a... read more..

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