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Name Game a tough one

Thanks Foothills School Division. Your naming of your Meadow Ridge School for your new facility is going to confuse me. I am an alumnus of Maple Ridge Elementary School.

Rubbed the wrong way

Have you ever had a situation where a room full of people were pointing at you and laughing hysterically and you had no idea why? When I was about 15 years old I had outgrown most of my hockey equipment and I had to get some new gear.

Happy Thanksgiving

I’m really looking forward to gathering with friends and family over the upcoming Thanksgiving long weekend to enjoy good food and each other’s company.

Huge success with Big Bike Ride

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the sixth Annual TB Fit Okotoks and Friends, Big Bike ride for the Heart and Stroke Foundation last Saturday.
The problem with parties

The problem with parties

On Monday Sept. 17, Leona Alleslev the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aurora-Oak Ridges- Richmond Hill in Ontario crossed the floor, leaving the Liberal party and joining the Conservative party.
Running is good for the community

Running is good for the community

Let your feet do your talking. Approximately 75 people showed their support for community by running in the Out Run Rare fun run on Saturday in support of Okotoks’ own Dave Proctor.
Delicious weekend ahead

Delicious weekend ahead

If you love food as much as I do you will want to know about these upcoming events. On Saturday, Sept. 29 the Okotoks Rotary Club is hosting a Lobster Boil at the Foothills Centennial Centre. One of my favourite things about this event is the menu.
Canada shouldn’t be importing oil

Canada shouldn’t be importing oil

Canada imported over 35.5 million barrels of oil from Saudi Arabia in 2017, according to stats released by the National Energy Board.
Growing herbs is a real chore

Growing herbs is a real chore

I am enjoying the roots of my labour this summer. This year I successfully grew basil, cilantro, dill, some other herb I can’t remember and something I suspect is a weed. (Bruce please check you have “is a weed” not “is weed” as it is not Oct.

Provincial gold swept in a Fury

You know that feeling when everything just comes together, like snapping the last puzzle piece into place? That’s exactly what happened over the weekend for a group of 11 girls and their three coaches, who all learned the value of perseverance, deter