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Local News
Lynsay McMullan

New Smooth Surface For Road To Sheep River Park

A facelift is on the way for the road to the Sheep River Park and Lions Campground. The road is being paved and a new section of pathway is also being added. Preliminary work will start Apr. 25 and ... read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Street Cleaning Crews Making Good Time, Says Transportation Supervisor

Street sweeping operations are well underway in Okotoks. According to the town's website, operations are wrapping up in Zone 2, with crews working on Zone 3 this week. Residents are asked to help wi... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Earth Day Celebration Brings Nature to Life

The Town of Okotoks held Earth Day celebrations at the Epcor Environmental Education Centre on Monday. The Earth Day event included a scavenger hunt for indigenous trees, environmental crafts, and a ... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Possible Spring Snow-verload In Store For Okotoks

A low pressure system is moving into Southern Alberta in time for weekend. Sara Hoffman, Meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, says Okotoks will be no exception to the snow. "Bec... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Fatal Rollover on Highway 23

High River RCMP say there was a fatal vehicle rollover on Highway 23 east of Highway 2 this morning. One adult male was pronounced dead on the scene, while a female occupant was transferred via STARS... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Disruptions For Motorists On Northridge Drive

A heads up for motorists about construction work taking place on Northridge Drive this week. A geotechnical investigation is taking place Wednesday and Thursday as part of the Town's Northridge Drive... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Coworking Takeover Coming to Okotoks

A takeover is coming to Okotoks. Coworking Takeover Week is an event designed to bring freelancers, entrepreneurs, and other work-from-home types into community spaces. Okotoks is one of 36 communit... read more..

Local News
Tyler Monk

Heaven Can Wait Rescue on the Move

Heaven Can Wait Rescue has recently moved their Centre Street operation to another location, just Southeast of High River at 56249 - 562 Avenue E. Kim Hessel, founder and president of Heaven Can Wait... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

STARS Unveils Latest Additions to their Air Fleet

STARS has welcomed the two newest members of their fleet. The non-profit air ambulance service purchased two new Airbus H147 aircrafts, and unveiled them at their Calgary base Thursday, April 18. Af... read more..

Local News
Morgan Patterson

Potholes a Growing Problem in the Foothills

Residents in Foothills County are concerned by the growing numbers of potholes on County Roads. Reeve for Foothills County, Larry Spilak says roads always remain an issue, but this year cold weather ... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Okotoks Rabbit Run Raises $2000 for Local Charities

The 4th annual Okotoks Rabbit Run and Bunny Dash raised about $2000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada and Team Evelyn Saturday. The fundraiser features a 5K run, and race for kids ... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Hub Town Brewing to Begin Construction Tuesday

A microbrewery will soon be coming to Olde Towne Okotoks. Hub Town Brewing was officially granted zoning approval last August, but they will finally begin construction on their brewery Tuesday, April... read more..

Local News
Morgan Patterson

Scouts Group Hosts Surprising Visitors

A surprising group of hitchhikers were discovered by the 1st High River Scouts on a hike to Junction Hill Near Longview on April 6. Cub Leader, Michelle Parker (Mang) says it was a fairly chall read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Foothills County Approves Secondary Suites Bylaw

Foothills county have announced a new bylaw on secondary suites. The bylaw will allow landowners to have secondary suites within Agricultural District, Agricultural Business District, and Country Res... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Town of Okotoks Celebrates Earth Day on Monday

The Town of Okotoks will celebrate Earth Day on Monday. Earth Day is traditionally a day to recognize and raise awareness of environmental issues. The Town will host residents and families for event... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Okotoks' Payless has Officially Closed

Shoppers in the Foothills have one fewer spot to find footwear this week. Payless ShoeSource in Okotoks closed for good this week. The international footwear company announced they would be shutteri... read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Jason Kenney and Rachel Notley Meet to Discuss Transfer of Power

  Premier-Designate Jason Kenney met with Premier Rachel Notley yesterday for the first time following Tuesday's Provincial Election. The meeting was mainly to discuss the transition of power f read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Shaw Undertaking Utility Work Along Banister Drive

Some shallow utilities construction will be underway starting tomorrow. Shaw will be working along Banister Drive, and is expected to last approximately one month. Traffic disruptions on the South/W... read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Town Launches Public Survey for 2020 Budget Process

The Town of Okotoks has launched the public surveying phase of their 2020 Budget Process. The survey inquires as to residents' opinions regarding parks services, policing services, arts and culture, ... read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Election Signs Due for Removal

  Albertans will be used to the sight of election signs scattered along roadways and in front of houses. With the election having passed, it's time for residents, business owners, and candidate read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Cold Front Expected for Easter Weekend

  It looks like we won't get a sunny start to the long weekend. Kyle Fougere, Meteorologist with Environment Canada, says we're due for some rain in the coming days. "Unfortunately, a low pres read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

New UCP Government To be Sworn In April 30th

In Jason Kenney's first conference as Premier Elect on Wednesday April 17 he has formally announced the date that his new cabinet will be officially sworn in. "Earlier this afternoon I had the honour... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

RCMP Remind Residents To Be Egg-xtra Safe This Weekend

Alberta RCMP want to make sure that residents have an egg-cellent Easter weekend. They are reminding motorists to buckle up, slow down, and make sure cell phones are out of our hands when behind the ... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Getting Gardens Ready With Free Compost

The Town of Okotoks is helping residents get their gardens ready for spring. Free compost is available on a first come, first served basis at the Eco Centre until it's gone. Residents will need to b... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

Waste Collection For Stat Holidays

Okotoks residents can now expect regular waste collection on most stat holidays. Waste collection will go ahead as usual on stats that fall Tuesday through Friday. The only two days of the year wher... read more..

Local News
Ben Burnett

Haida Language Film Screened for National Canadian Film Day

The Okotoks Film Festival celebrated National Canadian Film Day on Wednesday. They hosted a free screening of SGaawaay K'uuna, which translates to Edge of the Knife in English. Edge of the Knife was... read more..

Local News
Harrison O'Nyons

Highwood Candidates Reflect on 2019 Election

The 2019 Provincial Election is now behind us, with RJ Sigurdson having taken the Highwood riding with nearly 73% of the vote, or just over seventeen thousand votes total. Sigurdson's fellow candidat... read more..

Local News
Lynsay McMullan

AHS Says Case of Tuberculosis Confirmed In Calgary Zone

Alberta Health Services is notifying families after a case of tuberculosis was confirmed. AHS has sent letters to 150 people informing them that they or their children are considered to possibly be a... read more..

Local News
April Bouchard

Town Looking For Feedback On Social Wellness

Okotoks residents are invited by the town to take part in an online survey to provide input on specific areas of social wellness. Questions for specific areas of social wellness will be presented, an... read more..

Local News
April Bouchard

Students Vote UCP In 2019 Alberta Student Vote Election

The 2019 Student Vote program gave Alberta's elementary and high school students the chance to have their say in who they thought should prevail in the provincial election. Students cast their votes ... read more..

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