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Friday Oct 17, 2014

Country singer to sing anthems for Flames

TileA Foothills country music star will sing Canada’s no. 1 song this hockey season at the Calgary Saddledome. George Canyon, who lives west of High River, will sing O Canada and the Star Spangled Banner before Calgary Flames home games this season. ...

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Thursday Oct 16, 2014

Water main break cause of Crystal Ridge Drive closure

Story ImageCrews working to stop water seeping through the asphalt on Crystal Ridge Drive discovered the problem was caused by a leaking water main, not natural groundwater as first thought.

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Wednesday Oct 15, 2014

Nine years in jail for $30 million fraud

A DeWinton lawyer received the stiffest sentence in an Alberta-based Ponzi scheme that saw an estimated $30 million stolen from investors over three years, ending in May 2004.

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Wednesday Oct 15, 2014

AHS gearing up for annual flu shot clinics

Story ImageFlu season is just around the corner and Alberta Health Services is gearing up to protect Albertans from the potentially fatal virus.

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Oct 15

Groups petitioning for new pool

Local sports groups are teaming up to ask the Town of Okotoks to build a new pool in the community.
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Oct 15

Two new schools for Okotoks

The Okotoks area is getting two new schools.
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Oct 15

Martial arts program targets bullying

A local martial arts instructor is tackling bullying head on – not by teaching children how to fight their way out of it, but by digging into the roots and educating both youth and adults about how to stop and prevent bullying.
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Oct 15

Students rope in ranch history

Ten-year-old Valentine Puente and Charlotte Ojano went to the Calgary Stampede four times this summer, and both said their favourite part was going on the midway rides and eating cotton candy, yet neither recalled seeing a horse or a cow during the 10 day exhibition.
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Oct 15

Mobile mammogram unit visiting Okotoks

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in full swing in Okotoks and local women will have an additional tool to help them combat the deadly disease.
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Oct 15

Event to help psychological recovery from flood

Though it’s been more than a year, Bragg Creek resident and store owner Laurel Frezell, is concerned members of her community are still having emotional difficulties dealing with the negative repercussions brought on by the June 2013 floods, which devastated Bragg Creek and other southern Alberta...
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Oct 15

Driver kills dog in crosswalk

An Okotoks resident is mourning the loss of a family pet after a driver ran over his dog as he was crossing Southride Drive last week.
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Oct 15

Off road vehicle course keeps students safe

Heritage Heights students eager to hop on their ATVs and snowmobiles this winter will be making smarter decisions that will help keep them safe.
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