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Albertans should have the right to end their lives

Dear Editor, Our family has a friend that is waiting for the next step from this life. That’s right he’s dying.

Friendship agreement worth celebrating

Dear Editor, Thanks for the front-page story “Towns partner on pathway to success” in Oct. 31 issue of the Western Wheel.
Commercial vehicles may face restrictions

Commercial vehicles may face restrictions

Drivers of large trucks, vans and semi-trailers may soon face restrictions when parking on Turner Valley’s Main Street this spring.
Steer wrestler focused on Canada

Steer wrestler focused on Canada

An Okotoks steer wrestler’s focus on competing north of the 49th parallel has led to him qualify for his first Canadian Finals Rodeo Coleman Kohorst finished eighth in the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA) standings with $14,897 to quali
Trust fund established for victims of house fire

Trust fund established for victims of house fire

As a Turner Valley man sits at his wife's side in the Foothills Hospital in Calgary his community is scrambling to do what they can to help the local family.
Okotoks councillor faces man charged with killing his daughter

Okotoks councillor faces man charged with killing his daughter

The man accused of killing the daughter of Okotoks town councilor Ed Sands began his bid for freedom in a Calgary courtroom last week and Sands and his wife were there to hear it. Amy Sands was shot and killed in the early morning hours of Aug.
Residents kept warm this winter

Residents kept warm this winter

A Turner Valley church is opening its doors to offer warmth to residents struggling to make ends meet.

Diary brings history to life

As remembrance services take place across Canada in honour of those who fought in war, an 86-year-old Okotoks man can’t help but think of his father.

Town office remembers Second World War vets

The Town of Okotoks is paying tribute to the young men who gave their all while fighting for their country and the freedom which all Canadians enjoy today.
Western Wheel Cares about Okotoks Food Bank

Western Wheel Cares about Okotoks Food Bank

Christmas is a difficult time of year for many people and for some turkey dinner isn’t even an option. That’s where the Okotoks Food Bank comes in.