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Tammy Rollie

Tammy Rollie

Tammy Rollie is a staff reporter at OkotoksToday.ca and the Western Wheel newspaper, focusing on Wheel's West, local arts and culture and entertainment. For story tips contact trollie@okotoks.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Tammy

Black Diamond council approves spending increase going into 2021

Black Diamond council approves spending increase going into 2021

In a split vote at its Oct. 21 meeting, council approved administration’s recommendation to set the 2021 operational spending guidelines at a three per cent increase over last year for operating expenses and one per cent for wages until next year’s budget is approved.
Plans underway to reopen senior centre in Black Diamond

Plans underway to reopen senior centre in Black Diamond

New technology, hand sanitizer and plastic barriers are among the plans ensure the safety of Griffiths Senior Centre users.
Spectators not included in Stage 2 of reopening Black Diamond's arena

Spectators not included in Stage 2 of reopening Black Diamond's arena

User groups asked council to step in after the Town of Black Diamond released its plans for Stage 2 of the Oilfields Regional Arena reopening strategy.
Free radon test kits available to Black Diamond residents

Free radon test kits available to Black Diamond residents

Take Action Radon is providing the Town of Black Diamond with 100 single-use radon test kits through its Radon Test Kit Challenge.
Unprepared day trippers trigger rise in Kananaskis Country rescues

Unprepared day trippers trigger rise in Kananaskis Country rescues

More people are heading to the mountains as an enjoyable pastime, with travel restrictions keeping them close to home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet rescue crews say too many are unprepared.
Halloween Tree to brighten spirits

Halloween Tree to brighten spirits

Dapper Ghost Studio will transport a black fiberglass tree decked out in Halloween-themed décor and lights throughout Okotoks neighbourhoods after dusk on Oct. 31.
Turner Valley residents invited to weigh in on Town spending

Turner Valley residents invited to weigh in on Town spending

Taxpayers in Turner Valley have the opportunity to offer recommendations, thoughts and ask questions about future spending in Town prior to virtual town hall sessions Nov. 3 and Nov. 4.
Pet owners struggling to pay vet bills escalating in the High Country

Pet owners struggling to pay vet bills escalating in the High Country

The High Country SPCA has paid $10,000 in veterinary bills so far in 2020, says president Susi John.
Ghost-themed story stroll to boost Okotoks businesses

Ghost-themed story stroll to boost Okotoks businesses

The Spooky Story Stroll is opening the pages of book Ghosts in the House in 14 downtown businesses.
Okotoks family who lost their home thankful for support

Okotoks family who lost their home thankful for support

Bob and Carol Neish, and their son James, have been receiving overwhelming support from their community since their house was destroyed by fire on Oct. 10.