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Krista Conrad

Krista Conrad

Krista Conrad is the news reporter for Okotokstoday.ca and the Western Wheel newspaper covering Okotoks and Foothills County. For story tips contact kconrad@okotoks.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Krista

One day at a time

One day at a time

OkotoksToday and Western Wheel reporter Krista Conrad's daily update on working from home and raising five kids suddenly out of school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
New daycare approved for Okotoks river valley

New daycare approved for Okotoks river valley

Council approved a development permit for a child care facility and retail space at 55 Riverside Gate, south of Denny's, at its March 23 meeting.
Provincial curling event deemed a success

Provincial curling event deemed a success

2020 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts brought in nearly $50,000 profit for the Okotoks Curling Club.
One day at a time

One day at a time

OkotoksToday and Western Wheel reporter Krista Conrad's daily update on working from home and raising five kids suddenly out of school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
One day at a time

One day at a time

OkotoksToday and Western Wheel reporter Krista Conrad's daily update on working from home and raising five kids suddenly out of school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Okotoks businesses work to stay afloat despite COVID-19 pandemic

Okotoks businesses work to stay afloat despite COVID-19 pandemic

Regan Dickson-Nerbas had to close her new home decor business, An Honest Room, just four days after opening but is still running her store online.
UPDATE: Okotoks council defers payment deadlines for utility bills

UPDATE: Okotoks council defers payment deadlines for utility bills

In light of COVID-19 and potential financial strain, residents have up to three additional months for each of the next two billing cycles before they incur penalties on water bills.
Town relaxes bylaws to help Okotoks residents, businesses

Town relaxes bylaws to help Okotoks residents, businesses

The Town of Okotoks has announced relaxed bylaws for RV parking, storage containers at residences and front yard fire permits to help residents and businesses cope with COVID-19.
County adapting to meet provincial standards, resident needs

County adapting to meet provincial standards, resident needs

Foothills County Reeve Suzanne Oel said council is adapting its meeting style to accommodate provincial recommendations and will temporarily eliminate penalties on late utility and tax payments.
One day at a time

One day at a time

OkotoksToday and Western Wheel reporter Krista Conrad's daily update on working from home and raising five kids suddenly out of school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.