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LETTER: The problem is the drivers, not the roads

LETTER: The problem is the drivers, not the roads

The Okotoks roads are fine, let’s work on improving the attitude and ability of the drivers to adjust to the road conditions.
EDITORIAL: Plant isn’t answer to those odour complaints

EDITORIAL: Plant isn’t answer to those odour complaints

Many viewed $65-million biodigester as a possible solution to stench in Foothills County but proponents only expect to see a 42 per cent reduction in odour if it's built.
LETTER: No excuse for state of Okotoks roads this winter

LETTER: No excuse for state of Okotoks roads this winter

Telling Okotokians that we have a road maintenance priority system just doesn’t cut it. 
COLUMN: Cold snap brings those dreaded words

COLUMN: Cold snap brings those dreaded words

Dog has out-of-body experience while her humans struggle to outfit her for the weather conditions.
LETTER: Disrespect for politicians has gone too far

LETTER: Disrespect for politicians has gone too far

We no longer tolerate bullies in our schoolyards, yet we indulge adults who bully and torment those who maintain the functioning governments in Canada.
COLUMN: Affordability plan doesn't help all those that could use it

COLUMN: Affordability plan doesn't help all those that could use it

Politicized program means many working poor aren't eligible for help from provincial government to offset the rising cost of living.
EDITORIAL: Community must step up as Summer Games draw near

EDITORIAL: Community must step up as Summer Games draw near

Public support in a wide range of capacities is crucial to ensure the success of the 2023 Alberta Summer Games in Okotoks and Black Diamond.
COLUMN: Liberals out of touch on MAID, firearms ban

COLUMN: Liberals out of touch on MAID, firearms ban

Foothills MP John Barlow says Justin Trudeau's Liberals must be stopped before they hurt Canadians any more than they already have.
LETTER: Use some common sense when it comes to fireworks

LETTER: Use some common sense when it comes to fireworks

Okotoks should use the KISS method when it comes to fireworks and make all public displays 10 minutes in length.
LETTER: Maintain the integrity of single-family neighbourhoods

LETTER: Maintain the integrity of single-family neighbourhoods

Secondary suite development in existing area homes is not the solution to years of affordable housing inaction by government and developers.