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Separate school division moves into new home

Separate school division moves into new home

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools has moved into its new administration office in downtown Okotoks, causing a domino effect which will benefit staff and students in the separate school system.
War Amps honours local teen

War Amps honours local teen

Okotoks resident Zak (Zachary) Madell is not a wallow in self-pity kind of guy.
Students balance work with studies at exam time

Students balance work with studies at exam time

Educators are voicing their concern high school students in the foothills may be forsaking their upcoming diploma exams while they try to maintain their commitments at part-time jobs.

Employers work with students

Two Okotoks businesses, which have received awards for their community support, rely heavily on high school students as part of their work force. However, those businesses don’t put stocking a shelf ahead of the student’s education.

Councillor wants Dawgs' diamond plan on fast track

An Okotoks town councillor wants the Town to go ahead with a proposal to build a baseball diamond and soccer field on a site east of the Seaman Stadium in partnership with the Okotoks Dawgs. Coun.
Wildrose Alliance leader pitches cure for ailing health care

Wildrose Alliance leader pitches cure for ailing health care

More money isn’t the right prescription for Alberta’s ailing health care system, said the Wildrose Alliance leader during a speech at an Okotoks seniors residence. Danielle Smith spoke to residents at Calvanna Village on Jan.

Trial delayed for second time

The trial for the owners of an Okotoks fast food restaurant who are charged with obstructing justice has been put off for a second time.
Young woman dies in tragic New Year's Eve accident

Young woman dies in tragic New Year's Eve accident

No matter her age, 19-year-old Caitlin Greene was a true “girly girl” who loved princesses, fairytales and the colour pink. Family and friends remembered Greene for her friendly and outgoing personality, and wickedly sarcastic sense of humour.
Blowing snow causes dangerous driving conditions

Blowing snow causes dangerous driving conditions

The worst snowstorm of the season swept through Alberta over the weekend leaving Okotoks in a whiteout and closing highways throughout the foothills.

Trio arrested for marijuana in Eden Valley

Turner Valley RCMP are praising members of Eden Valley for their assistance in the arrest of three individuals for marijuana trafficking last week. At about 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 7, RCMP arrested a trio suspected of dealing drugs on the reserve.