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Brent Calver

Brent Calver
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Clerk punched during electronics store robbery in Okotoks

Clerk punched during electronics store robbery in Okotoks

Police are investigating attempted thefts at an electronics store around 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 1 that escalated with an assault on an employee.
One last ride in Engine 82 for Fire Chief Ken Thevenot

One last ride in Engine 82 for Fire Chief Ken Thevenot

Okotoks Fire Chief Ken Thevenot hitched one last ride in Engine 82 on his last day at the fire hall on Jan. 29. Thevenot retired after 11 years at the Okotoks Fire Dept. and 30 years full time in firefighting. (Brent Calver/Western Wheel)
GALLERY: New home for repair cafe

GALLERY: New home for repair cafe

The Town of Okotoks repair cafe set up shop in a new location at Pason Centennial Arenas on Jan. 18. Visitors were able to bring in household items in hopes of saving them from the black bin, with local experts and tinkerers on hand to take a look.
GALLERY: Full metal combat at the Okotoks Ag

GALLERY: Full metal combat at the Okotoks Ag

Swords, axes, and maces struck shield and armour in the Heavy Armoured Combat Sports Association (HACSA) Winter Cup at the Okotoks Ag Society on Jan. 18. Unlike most reenactment, competitors in the sport, called buhurt, strike their opponents with full-force and full-speed.
GALLERY: Nativity at St. James Parish

GALLERY: Nativity at St. James Parish

Merry Christmas to the Foothills! On Dec. 14, the St. James Parish recreated the nativity in Bethlehem, with blacksmiths, weavers, Roman soldiers, and of course, Jesus, Mary and Joseph, played by baby Lachlan Carton and his parents Daniel and Gabrielle.
Climbing and carols at the Santa Scramble

Climbing and carols at the Santa Scramble

GALLERY: First responders flag down drivers for a cause

GALLERY: First responders flag down drivers for a cause

Peace officers, RCMP members, firefighters, and members of the local Canadian Army reserves came out on Dec. 18 to hold the annual Charity Checkstop along Milligan Drive, raising donations for the Okotoks Food Bank Association and Rowan House Emergency Shelter
GALLERY: Food Bank Christmas Concert spreads cheer

GALLERY: Food Bank Christmas Concert spreads cheer

The annual Okotoks Food Bank Christmas Concert was held on Dec. 10 and 11 at the Evangelical Free Church. The sold-out concert featured some of the best musical talent from Foothills County and beyond in raising money and donations for the food bank. While the monetary tally has yet to be announced, over 2,103 pounds of food was raised at the concert.
GALLERY: CP Holiday Train rolls into Okotoks

GALLERY: CP Holiday Train rolls into Okotoks

The CP Holiday Train made its stop in Okotoks on Dec. 10, with spectators encouraged to bring donations for the Okotoks Food Bank Association – the train also brought with it a $5,000 cheque for the food bank to put towards its efforts in the community.
GALLERY: Big Rock Singers spread Christmas with a Celtic Twist

GALLERY: Big Rock Singers spread Christmas with a Celtic Twist

The Big Rock Singers, along with the Backbeat Irish Dancers and the Calgary Burns Club Singers, performed in "Christmas Joy, a Celtic Celebration" at the Okotoks United Church on December 6.