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Hundreds of Entries Pour in for Local Film Festival

Filmmakers from throughout the world have submitted hundreds of independent films in hopes of making the cut for this year's Okotoks Film Festival. Festival Director Katie Fournell says last year…

Okotoks Museum Ready For Earth Hour Guided Walk

Okotoks residents can help conserve energy while learning about town for Earth Hour. The Okotoks Museum is hosting their annual guided walk for Earth Hour this weekend in recognition of the occasion…

Fortis Crews Replacing Transformers in Town Today

FortisAlberta crews will be replacing some aging transformers in town today, resulting in power outages for some residents. Alana Antonelli, manager of corporate communications for FortisAlberta,…

Okotoks Fire Department Responds To Structure Collapse

A variety of calls for the Okotoks Fire Department this past week, including a response to a structure collapse. On Monday, they responded to an indoor riding arena that had caved in at JM Equestrian…

Spring Has Finally Sprung

Although the piles of snow lingering around town might say otherwise, spring is officially here. Tuesday marked the first official day of spring. Natalie Hassel, Meteorologist with Environment…

RCMP Looking For Missing Boat Motor

High River Mounties are turning to the public for help in finding a very expensive boat motor. Sometime late Wednesday, March 21 or early Thursday, March 22, a pontoon boat and trailer were stolen…

Okotoks Invited To Celebrate Bearcat

A tribute is taking place for a man well known in Okotoks and the sports community. The event is taking place in Cochrane as a way to thank Jim 'Bearcat' Murray and acknowledge all the work he's done…

Vul-Con Rounds Out Their Guest Line-Up

Vulcan Tourism has announced their final guests for this year's Vul-Con. Tourism Assistant Brook Hall, says one of the guests is a well known Canadian actress in the world of "Star Trek" and Sci-Fi.…

Town Says Cannabis Legislation Will Reflect Okotoks' Needs

The Town of Okotoks wants to make sure their legislation around cannabis meets the community's needs. On Tuesday, Kelly Stienwand, Municipal Enforcement Manager for the Town, had the opportunity to…

Terrifying Situation as Roof On Riding Arena Collapses

A terrifying situation for JM Equestrian as the roof collapsed on their riding arena moments after they evacuated the building on Tuesday, March 20. The good news seven horses, five cats, two dogs,…

Crews Work on Community Campus Power Supply

FortisAlberta crews will be working along 32nd Street near the Campus Road intersection in Okotoks today and tomorrow. Alana Antonelli, manager of corporate communications with FortisAlberta, says…

48th Street Speed Limit Reduced

The Town of Okotoks has approved a speed reduction for 48th Street. The road is being reduced from 80 km/h to 60 km/h. Concerns were expressed to the Town by residents who live along the street…

Snow Melt Causing Safety Concerns

The cycle of snowfall and chinooks has created a situation regarding bodies of water around town. This flip-flop in weather is having an impact on storm ponds and rivers, and residents are once again…

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