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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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Oct 29

Residents anxious to solve grizzly bear problem

Foothills residents turned out in large numbers to an information session last week held to figure out how to...
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Oct 29

Skating rink going downtown this winter

It isn’t a plaza, but the Landmark site downtown will have some activity this winter with the installation of a temporary...
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Oct 29

Council split on playground zones

Town councillors remain split over a proposal to have playground zones come into effect an hour earlier, but the stage is...
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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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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Police investigating ex-CBC- star Jian Ghomeshi after two women come forward

TileTORONTO - Former CBC star radio host Jian Ghomeshi is under criminal investigation after two women came forward to complain, police said Friday. One of the women who contacted police was Trailer Park Boy star Lucy DeCoutere, a publicist confirmed. ...TORONTO - Former CBC star radio host Jian Ghomeshi is under criminal investigation after two women came forward to complain, police said Friday.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Justin Bourque to serve 75 years before parole eligibility for RCMP killings

Story ImageMONCTON, N.B. - Justin Bourque, the disturbed young man who fatally shot three Mounties...MONCTON, N.B. - Justin Bourque, the disturbed young man who fatally shot three Mounties and wounded two others in what a judge described as a "blind rage," has been sentenced to an unprecedented 75 years in prison.

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Friday Oct 31, 2014

Spacecraft for tourists explodes during test in another setback for commercial space travel

Story ImageMOJAVE, Calif. - A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond...MOJAVE, Calif. - A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.

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