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Friday Aug 29, 2014

Field house to open Sept. 8

TileLocal sports groups will have more place to train, play and compete when the Foothills-Okotoks Field House opens next week. The long-awaited facility will open to the public on the morning of Monday, Sept. 8. ...

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Aug 28

Council debating charitable donation policy

Okotoks council is divided on how charitable the Town should be, with some councillors looking for guidelines on donations...
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Aug 28

Town lighting up new LED streetlights

The orange glow of the night sky over Okotoks is going to start looking a little different as the Town slowly begins...
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Aug 28

Town good to grow thanks to new water licenses

The Town has given the green light to developers working on new subdivisions in the Air Ranch and Drake Landing areas to...
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Wednesday Jun 6, 2012

Recycling activity on the rise

TileRecycling activity has been increasing in Black Diamond, Turner Valley and the MD of Foothills which has led to a record high of nearly 400 tonnes for the area’s recycling centre. For the past several years, recycling amounts at the Oilfields Recycling Centre have been increasing and the amount of garbage being sent to the landfill has been...

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World News >>

Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

On Obama's order, 350 more troops assigned to protect US Embassy in Baghdad in noncombat role

TileWASHINGTON - The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday. President Barack Obama approved the additional troops for protection of American personnel following a request by the...WASHINGTON - The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

California regulatory judges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E for deadly gas line blast

Story ImageSAN FRANCISCO - California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on...SAN FRANCISCO - California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighbourhood.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group

Story ImageBEIRUT - Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the...BEIRUT - Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."

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