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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

Former Okotoks teacher to face charges

TileThe family of a former Okotoks teacher who has been jailed in Indonesia for over 100 days is “devastated” to learn that he will be charged this week in connection with the sexual assault of multiple students. Neil Bantleman was taken into custody on July 14 and has been held without charges after multiple kindergarten students at Jakarta...

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Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

Residents anxious to solve grizzly bear problem

Story ImageFoothills residents turned out in large numbers to an information session last week held to figure out how to deal with grizzly bears that have been getting too close for comfort.

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Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

Skating rink going downtown this winter

Story ImageIt isn’t a plaza, but the Landmark site downtown will have some activity this winter with the installation of a temporary skating rink for the public to use.

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Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

Council split on playground zones

Story ImageTown councillors remain split over a proposal to have playground zones come into effect an hour earlier, but the stage is set for a decision next month.

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Oct 29

Okotoks Legion helping plan Remembrance ceremony

The Okotoks Legion is still waiting for approval of a charter from the national headquarters in Ottawa, but local members are lending a hand with work to host the town’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the Foothills Centennial Centre.
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Oct 29

Tragedy brings teachable moments

When the Ottawa shootings happened, Okotoks area teachers faced a dilemma.
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Oct 29

Halloween events feature Okotoks hauntings and hi-jinks

Okotoks may be known as a warm friendly community most of the time, but for four days this week, the town’s darker side will be revealed.
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Oct 29

Great Gatsby Gala a roaring success

Residents from throughout the foothills glammed up on Oct. 25 to attend the Foothills Country Hospice’s Great Gatsby Gala, raising $253,000 for the facility.
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Oct 29

Vision for Okotoks' future taking shape

Okotoks residents know what they want for the town’s future, what they value and what they’d change.
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Oct 29

Western Wheel kicks of Charity campaign

After raising just over $60,000 for local charities in two years, the Okotoks Western Wheel’s annual Wheel Cares campaign is back again this holiday season to support the work of foothills charities.
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Oct 29

Former cargill employee fined for tampering with water samples

A former employee at the Cargill Foods Ltd. plant north of High River has been handed a significant fine for tampering with samples of wastewater from the facility to be sent for testing.
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Oct 29

Library still a vital part of the community

Okotoks is joining the rest of the country in celebrating our community’s living room, or as most people know it, the library.
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