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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 location 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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Wednesday Apr 16, 2014

Students learn Big Rock's significance

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

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Wednesday Apr 16, 2014

New recycling program considered

Story ImageA foothills town is looking for the best option to get residents recycling after materials collected at its recycling facility dropped in half over just two years.

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Wednesday Apr 16, 2014

Towns may merge on hen proposal

Story ImageA foothills town council is looking to partner with its closest neighbor before deciding whether it will allow residents to raise hens in their backyards.

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Apr 16

Town obtains water license

Okotoks residents can drink up knowing their community now has enough water to support a population of more than 30,000 people.
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Apr 16

Proposed traffic court changes decried

People inside and outside the justice system are calling for proposed changes to Alberta’s traffic court system to be given the red light.
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Apr 16

Highway 22 bridge work should be done by May

Provincial officials in Black Diamond last week assured local leaders and residents that work to shore up the Sheep River’s banks by the Highway 22 bridge will be ready by the time water levels rise this year.
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Apr 16

MD council considering tax hike

Foothills MD councillors took the first step to increasing property taxes for the majority of the municipality’s residents for this year.
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Apr 16

George Canyon won't seek Conservative nomination

A Foothills country music singer announced last week he will not be getting into politics due to health reasons.
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Apr 16

Cabinet minister visits local businesses

A federal cabinet minister toured the foothills last week to meet local business owners
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Apr 16

RCMP recover stolen vehicles

Okotoks RCMP have recovered a cache of stolen vehicles, snowmobiles, cargo trailers and a large amount of tools from a rural property in the foothills area.
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Apr 16

Ken Hughes launches PC leadership bid

An Alberta Progressive Conservative Party leadership hopeful went back to his roots to launch his campaign to become the province’s next premier.
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