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Unofficial election results: No results official until noon Oct. 22

• Electoral Division 1 Elected - Rick Butler – 464 Bob Everett - 344 • Electoral Division 2 Elected - Kim Magnuson – 513 Herb Coburn – 227 • Electoral Division 3 Elected - Margaret Bahcheli – 490 Christine Pennell – 439 Breanna Sikorski – 134 Jay Sar

Trustee candidates present platforms

The four candidates seeking to become Rocky View Schools (RVS) Ward 1 trustee presented their platforms to about 300 residents of Crossfield, Oct. 4.

Convicted sex offender living in Linden

RCMP issued a warning on Oct. 7 about John Francis Dionne, 43, a criminal who has moved from Calgary to Linden. RCMP said Dionne has committed “a wide array of offences” that include sexual assaults against females as young as 10.

Prime Minister's awards recognize excellence in teaching

Often when I’m in Olds, I run into some of the many great teachers who taught me in my elementary and high school days.

School board chair sees value in elected trustees

Despite rumours that the Province could replace local school trustees with a superboard or appointed governors, the Rocky View Schools chair says she is confident local boards have proven their worth and are here to stay.
New location may save Toy Library

New location may save Toy Library

The Okotoks Toy Library may have found a solution to both its financial problems and its search for a new home.
Teen stabbed, in serious condition

Teen stabbed, in serious condition

There are few details yet on a stabbing and a second related incident that happened Tuesday in Eden Valley. EMS was called to Eden Valley around 11:30 a.m. on May 23.
Sun shining for community-wide garage sales

Sun shining for community-wide garage sales

The weather will make a quick turnaround this weekend just in time for Okotoks’ community garage sale. The forecast for Saturday is sunny and 17C after four days of rain, just in time for the 17th-annual community garage sale.
Town councillor wants growth vote delayed

Town councillor wants growth vote delayed

Status quo, or grow – that is what one Okotoks councillor would like residents to choose from for Okotoks’ future, but he’s hoping to put the decision off until the end of the year.
Businesses ready to show off

Businesses ready to show off

From cars to landscaping, and food to financial services, some of the Foothills’ best businesses will be showing off what they have to offer at the Okotoks Trade and Lifestyle Show this weekend.