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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

Okotoks task force gives options for deer management

Okotoks task force gives options for deer management

The Okotoks Urban Deer Task Force brought forward its recommendations for managing the population and feeding of deer in town.
Aldersyde slated as home to solar project

Aldersyde slated as home to solar project

TC Energy's proposed Saddlebrook Solar + Storage site on Highway 2A would generate about 102.5 MW of solar energy using bifacial panels.
Foothills taxes to stay flat despite increased mill rate

Foothills taxes to stay flat despite increased mill rate

Foothills County is considering a 2.7 per cent increase to the residential mill rate, but decreased assessment means most landowners will pay $100 or less in additional property tax.
Hartell Homestead gears up to open its gates

Hartell Homestead gears up to open its gates

Nick Shipley, owner of Hartell Homestead, is eager to open up his farm to sell beef, pork, produce, handmade artisan items and offer a u-pick garden this summer.
Okotoks mayor hanging up his hat

Okotoks mayor hanging up his hat

Bill Robertson announced May 7 he will not be running for mayor in 2021, after 26 years on council.
Hartell Homestead gears up to open its gates

Hartell Homestead gears up to open its gates

Nick Shipley, owner of Hartell Homestead, is eager to open up his farm to sell beef, pork, produce, handmade artisan items and offer a u-pick garden this summer.
Okotoks apiary seeks help to rebuild hives

Okotoks apiary seeks help to rebuild hives

Annanie Sherwood, co-owner of Forever Bee, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help rebuild 27 beehives that were devastated by bear attacks in October followed by a cold and long winter.
Okotoks residents encouraged to complete online census

Okotoks residents encouraged to complete online census

The online Stats Canada census will be available until May 11.
Province investing in Foothills infrastructure

Province investing in Foothills infrastructure

Fish Creek Bridge replacement to be fully-funded, along with a bridge at Hartell and several paving programs to improve highways in the County.
Okotoks apiary seeks help to rebuild hives

Okotoks apiary seeks help to rebuild hives

Annanie Sherwood, co-owner of Forever Bee, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help rebuild 27 beehives that were devastated by bear attacks in October followed by a cold and long winter.