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Okotoks Oilers help in search for cure

Okotoks Oilers help in search for cure

In an effort to help save the life of a young Calgary boy, the Okotoks Junior A Oilers are teaming up with a local woman in the search for a stem cell match. Noel Young, 7, has a rare condition called chronic granulomatous disease.
Local teens paying it forward

Local teens paying it forward

Twin sisters Rae and Kylie Lattery, 14, know firsthand what it’s like to face an uphill battle.
New board elected to Diamond Valley Chamber of Commerce

New board elected to Diamond Valley Chamber of Commerce

Four new faces elected to the Diamond Valley Chamber of Commerce board of directors have promised to bring changes to benefit the region’s local businesses.

RCMP targeting distracted drivers

Drivers may want to think twice before texting while they are behind the wheel as Alberta RCMP crack down on distracted driving this month.
Cookbook proves gluten-free can still be tasty

Cookbook proves gluten-free can still be tasty

When one thinks of gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free and nut-free food, one also thinks of taste-free.

PC leadership race heating up

The race to replace premier Ed Stelmach at the helm of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party is heating up as the number of candidates vying for the job has jumped to four.
Family making a difference a cent at a time

Family making a difference a cent at a time

It’ll take more than the cracking open of a few piggy banks to reach their goal but the three children of a local family are undeterred.
Contest will decide name of Westmount school

Contest will decide name of Westmount school

Students, parents and teachers will get a chance to suggest potential names for the new Westmount school in town and Okotoks council has already submitted its choice. The Foothills School Division announced Feb.

Students get a lesson in better business

A renowned business education program has evolved to include the next generation of entrepreneurs but to ensure its success organizers need some local people to volunteer their expertise.
Study to take Drake Landing to new level

Study to take Drake Landing to new level

The Drake Landing solar community has been a world leading development since day one and the Town of Okotoks and its partners in the development want to take it to another level.