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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

DeWinton residents dismayed by appeal denial

DeWinton residents dismayed by appeal denial

Neighbours of a Heritage Heights-area hemp farm development are concerned about well water being used as irrigation.
Okotoks cadet finding rhythm over summer

Okotoks cadet finding rhythm over summer

Amber Golhar is learning how to play the snare drum online.
Okotoks library closing its doors for big move

Okotoks library closing its doors for big move

Patrons can check out items until July 31, pick-up curbside until Aug. 5 and keep up to 100 items until Sept. 13. The new library facility will open Aug. 30 at the Arts and Learning Campus.
Okotoks youth committing to optimism

Okotoks youth committing to optimism

Kids 4 Kids Foothills Junior Optimist Club is 15 members strong after two meetings.
Wind Walk may fall off the map for Okotoks

Wind Walk may fall off the map for Okotoks

The Town of Okotoks is looking at rescinding the area structure plan for the proposed Wind Walk development and potentially changing the land-use zoning.
Feeding deer illegal on all Okotoks properties

Feeding deer illegal on all Okotoks properties

A bylaw passed July 19 prohibits the intentional or unintentional feeding of deer and other wildlife on private property.
Nauta family recognized for farming excellence

Nauta family recognized for farming excellence

Nauta family receives 2021 BMO Farm Family Award from the Calgary Stampede.
Okotoks residents catch thieves on camera during attempted break-ins

Okotoks residents catch thieves on camera during attempted break-ins

Okotoks RCMP remind residents to lock all doors, remove valuables and keys from vehicles, and remain vigilant.
Foothills petitioning to be removed from CMRB

Foothills petitioning to be removed from CMRB

Foothills County has launched a petition at Change.org to be removed from the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board and is encouraging residents to sign over the summer.
Restaurants offering up a Taste of Okotoks

Restaurants offering up a Taste of Okotoks

The annual festival is going virtual this year with participating restaurants serving specials from July 17-31