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Family-oriented Storytime stressed acceptance with grace

Re: Diverse Storytime in Free Speech row, article of June 19; I am a 65-year-old grandmother and I attended the Storytime with my daughter-inlaw and grandchildren, aged eight and fiver years.
Moseying down by the wagons

Moseying down by the wagons

A new little village has popped up south of Okotoks.
Youth minimum wage shameful

Youth minimum wage shameful

Beginning next Wednesday, the minimum wage for Alberta’s student workers under the age of 18 will be reduced by almost 15 per cent – from $15 to $13 an hour. In 2015, the minimum wage was $11.20 an hour. It moved to $12.20 in 2016; to $13.
Staff's hard work can be rewarding

Staff's hard work can be rewarding

Sometimes you get lucky with what gets passed on to you.
Wrestling with Stanley Cup memories

Wrestling with Stanley Cup memories

This job can be a trip down memory lane and last week it had a Stanley Cup flavour to it.

Taxes hard on councils

It’s hard to figure out a complicated math problem when you don’t have all the numbers.

China’s renewable energy revolution

“Announces plan to invest $361 billion on renewables and create 13 million jobs by 2020.

Congratulations and farewell

Congratulations to RJ Sigurdson on your election to be the next MLA for the Highwood constituency! Your message of getting Albertans back to work, building pipelines and scrapping the carbon tax truly resonated with people here.

New residents prospering

By Dick Nichols Wheel contributor The commercial face of Okotoks is constantly evolving, with upscale businesses being opened by newcomers, many of who have remarkable stories to tell.

Let’s vote on April 16

The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. On Tuesday, April 16 Albertans head to the polls to vote in the provincial general election. The polling stations are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.