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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Housing sales reach new record highs

TilePeople are continuing to flock to Okotoks and sold signs are popping up at houses listed for sale in town at a record pace. The second quarter of 2014 saw a new high for the number of homes sold in Okotoks, with 272 units sold between April and June. Itís a 35 per cent increase from this time last year. ...

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Jul 23

Councillor wants photo radar to combar speeds

You wonít be receiving speeding tickets in the mail any time soon, as municipal enforcement says the town isnít ready for...
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Jul 23

City status up to residents

As the town moves forward with annexation and plans to triple its population size in the next 30 years, some are asking...
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Jul 23

Town cracking down on extra trash

The Town has been on a mission over the last two months to make sure residents put a lid on it – their...
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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 areaís 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 >>

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Defence Ministry: 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in the east of country

KYIV, Ukraine - Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defence Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila. ...KYIV, Ukraine - Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defence Ministry.

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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Family members fly to Taiwan airport where plane crashed as it attempted to land, killing 48

Story ImageTAIPEI, Taiwan - Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying Thursday to the...TAIPEI, Taiwan - Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying Thursday to the small Taiwanese island where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48 people. There were 10 survivors.

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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Popular tourist train derails in southeast Alaska; minor injuries of 9 people reported

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, and...ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, and nine people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

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