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COLUMN: Passengers certainly not pampered

COLUMN: Passengers certainly not pampered

There once was a time when travelling by plane was almost as much fun as the destination itself.
COLUMN: Housing from a bygone era

COLUMN: Housing from a bygone era

Shiny new builds are tempting, but old school homes, complete with big yards, prove too much to pass up.
EDITORIAL: Performers make case for larger venue

EDITORIAL: Performers make case for larger venue

With sold-out shows becoming the norm this fall, Okotoks has to seriously consider a new performing arts centre.
COLUMN: Crossings not for faint of heart

COLUMN: Crossings not for faint of heart

The oft-terrifying concept of at-grade intersections on major highways is something I can’t recall encountering until I moved to Alberta. 
EDITORIAL: Open your heart this holiday season

EDITORIAL: Open your heart this holiday season

We’re calling on all those in the Foothills to get behind the 2022 Western Wheel Cares campaign and support seven very worthwhile organizations. 
COLUMN: Southern provides more comfort

COLUMN: Southern provides more comfort

West Coaster learns there are subtle differences when it comes to winter weather in Alberta's two biggest cities.
EDITORIAL: Cart comes before the horse on Highway 2

EDITORIAL: Cart comes before the horse on Highway 2

Closing intersections long before Highway 2 interchange will create unnecessary hardships.
EDITORIAL: Taxes paid but that doesn’t stop bill

EDITORIAL: Taxes paid but that doesn’t stop bill

Many Okotoks residents are likely unaware that paying their property taxes doesn't mean they won't get a bill for fire department services should they require them.
COLUMN: Conditions are perfect for deer

COLUMN: Conditions are perfect for deer

If conditions remain favourable, it’s more than likely the 124 deer identified in a count undertaken earlier this year will be substantially higher during the next roll call. 
COLUMN: Timing the market to perfection

COLUMN: Timing the market to perfection

My move to Okotoks this spring just so happened to coincide with the crest of the wave the real estate market had been riding through the early part of 2022.