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EDITORIAL: Town out of step on holiday

EDITORIAL: Town out of step on holiday

Businesses couldn’t afford another statutory holiday, but Town of Okotoks didn't have a problem closing shop.
COLUMN: Former guardsman fondly recalls his time on royal duty

COLUMN: Former guardsman fondly recalls his time on royal duty

British Banger Company owner Tim Worsley served a tour as a guardsman at Buckingham Palace and several other royal residences.
COLUMN: A doggie without any friends

COLUMN: A doggie without any friends

A rescue with a tough past, otherwise loveable Lacey assumes the worst when meeting other dogs.
COLUMN: Queen displayed an unwavering commitment to duty

COLUMN: Queen displayed an unwavering commitment to duty

MLA Miranda Rosin says there is no individual, past nor present, who she has admired and looked up to more than Queen Elizabeth II.
EDITORIAL: Deserving tribute for late mayor

EDITORIAL: Deserving tribute for late mayor

The Town of Okotoks is renaming a park in honour of Bill Robertson who left an indelible mark on the area.
COLUMN: Getting river into ‘Sheep-shape’

COLUMN: Getting river into ‘Sheep-shape’

The Sheep River is a big draw come summertime, so more could be done to enhance the experience.
COLUMN: Can’t find many in the middle

COLUMN: Can’t find many in the middle

The gulf between Rachel Notley and, say, Danielle Smith is, to state the obvious, immense, so it surprises me there isn’t an alternative that falls somewhere in the middle.
EDITORIAL: No need for another day to celebrate Alberta

EDITORIAL: No need for another day to celebrate Alberta

Between Heritage Day and Alberta Culture Days, we've already got opportunities to celebrate province's history, uniqueness.
EDITORIAL: There aren’t many places safer than Okotoks

EDITORIAL: There aren’t many places safer than Okotoks

Crime Severity Index shows Okotoks is the second safest large community in Alberta.
COLUMN: Small-town living hits the spot

COLUMN: Small-town living hits the spot

You can’t get 98 per cent of people to agree on much these days, so Okotoks' citizen satisfaction results are impressive.