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Wednesday Apr 16, 2014

Thieves break into downtown jewelry store

TileA downtown Okotoks jewelry store was hit yet again by thieves. Two criminals broke into Wild Rose Jewellery & Gifts on Elizabeth Street the evening of April 7 through an empty business next door and in three minutes left with tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise including watches and silver jewelry. ...

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Apr 16

Students learn Big Rock's significance

A group of high school students have a new appreciation for Okotoks’ Big Rock with some help from the Blackfoot people.
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Apr 16

New recycling program considered

A foothills town is looking for the best option to get residents recycling after materials collected at its recycling...
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Apr 16

Towns may merge on hen proposal

A foothills town council is looking to partner with its closest neighbor before deciding whether it will allow residents 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 >>

Saturday Apr 19, 2014

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Death toll climbs in South Korean ferry sinking

TileSEOUL, South Korea - Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46 . More to come. ...SEOUL, South Korea - Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46 .

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Saturday Apr 19, 2014

Divers find 10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry; captain arrested

Story ImageMOKPO, South Korea - Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South...MOKPO, South Korea - Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration caused by strong currents and bad visibility due to inclement weather.

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Saturday Apr 19, 2014

For Boston Marathon local favourite Shalane Flanagan, her one wish is to win this one race

Story ImageBOSTON - Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston...BOSTON - Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.

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