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Longview Library looking for volunteers

Volunteers are still needed to help Joan in the library. It would mean as little as an hour every week or every second week and it would be fun work if you are fond of books and like being around them. Give her a call if you can help at 403-558-3927.
Foothills artist offers layers of discovery

Foothills artist offers layers of discovery

Edith VanderKloot works with slate and she is quite particular about the rock she selects for her work. However, she is not a contractor, but a foothills artist who draws and paints on slate to tell the story she saw in the stone.

Library celebrates families during February

Once again, during the month of February all family Okotoks Public Library (OPL) accounts purchased or renewed will be given two years for the price of one. For $20, families will be able to borrow print and non-print materials until February 2013.

Valentine's Day fundraiser shows lots of heart

Two Bragg Creek community groups are celebrating Valentine’s Day to ensure local seniors have a chance to stay in the community they love.

News from the Valley Neighbours' Club

The annual general meeting was held on Jan. 27, following a delicious potluck lunch. We have a new secretary, Carol Gibson; a new treasurer, Bev Goble; and one new director, Philip Pack.
Artist intent on painting the bigger picture

Artist intent on painting the bigger picture

Capturing a landscape is something artist Glynn Anderson does in his painting. Changing the landscape is something he tries to do in the lives of children.
Collection tells Tyson's storied tale

Collection tells Tyson's storied tale

With special appearances by some of Canada’s most renowned musicians, Ian Tyson’s new DVD release is not lacking in star power.

Book a wild adventure for best friends

What are the things you like to do all by yourself? You’re a big kid, so there are probably many things. You can dress yourself and zip your jacket – although it’s nice to have help sometimes.
Your best meals for the best deals

Your best meals for the best deals

Newcomers to Okotoks often remark on just how many restaurants there are in town. From fusion to sushi to Vietnamese and French, the diversity in culinary options is astounding.
Concert a tribute to the man, the myth, the stomp

Concert a tribute to the man, the myth, the stomp

Calgary singer/songwriter Tim Hus never intended to follow in the footsteps of Canadian music legend Stompin’ Tom Connors. It just sort of turned out that way. Now Hus is playing a tribute show in honour of Connors’ 75th birthday on Feb.