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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

Foothills agencies receive funding boost

Foothills agencies receive funding boost

Okotoks FCSS provided funding to 12 organizations and programs aimed at preventative measures and education
Foothills land use bylaw undergoing changes

Foothills land use bylaw undergoing changes

Public consultation will take place in the coming weeks with a public hearing to take place near the end of April.
Okotoks student artwork chosen for parks

Okotoks student artwork chosen for parks

Public input needed to choose designs for five outdoor washroom facilities
Okotoks facilities frustrated with Step 2 announcement

Okotoks facilities frustrated with Step 2 announcement

Library set to reopen, gyms face more restrictions as Alberta moved into Step 2
Foothills municipalities pleased to see provincial funding hold for 2021

Foothills municipalities pleased to see provincial funding hold for 2021

Okotoks, Foothills County pleased to see MSI funding hold for 2021 but wary of reductions in 2022, 2023.
Okotoks taking a stand against racism

Okotoks taking a stand against racism

Okotoks council proclaimed March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
COVID played a role in Okotoks crime stats for 2020

COVID played a role in Okotoks crime stats for 2020

Property crime rates were down 10 per cent in 2020 while persons crimes rose 47 per cent.
Foothills health-care leader ready for retirement

Foothills health-care leader ready for retirement

Michael Brown, executive director of the High River District Health Care Foundation, stepping down after 12 years with the organization
Okotoks poet takes top prize in national contest

Okotoks poet takes top prize in national contest

Marius Oelschig won the grand prize from the Poetry Institute of Canada for his poem, "Fireflies"
Foothills fire department lights going green

Foothills fire department lights going green

Foothills County agreed to replace fluorescent lights at Heritage Pointe Fire Hall with LED as part of its energy conservation measures.