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Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

Vehicle slams into Subway

TileSubway employees had some extra cleanup added to their end of the night duties on Aug. 18 after a car slammed into the front of the restaurant shortly before 11 p.m. Restaurant co-owner Jiten Bagadia said a woman and a man in their 20s came into the Subway location near Southridge Drive and Big Rock Trail around 10:30 p.m. for a bite to eat. When...

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Aug 20

Council back to square one on school, playground zone debate

Okotoks councillors chose made a decision not to decide on changing school and playground zone times in town.
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Aug 20

Lightning ignites attic of Drake Landing home

Severe summer storms terrorized Okotoks last week as at least three buildings and one tree was hit with lightning during the...
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Aug 20

Tourism expert to analyze Okotoks downtown

A group of residents is looking to revamp Okotoks’ downtown atmosphere, and its bringing in a pro to help.
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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 >>

Friday Aug 22, 2014

Extremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria

TileWASHINGTON - A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security. "We're not going to be restricted by borders," said Ben Rhodes, President Barack Obama's...WASHINGTON - A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.

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Friday Aug 22, 2014

Obama offers new birth control fixes to religious nonprofits, some for-profits companies

Story ImageWASHINGTON - Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration...WASHINGTON - Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.

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Friday Aug 22, 2014

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic a concern to Harper

Story ImageFORT SMITH, N.W.T. - Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and...FORT SMITH, N.W.T. - Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.

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