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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Collision closes highway

TileA serious collision between a minivan and a Corvette sent four people to hospital and forced the closure of part of Highway 2 on Thursday morning The minivan was hit as it was attempting to cross the highway’s southbound lanes at the 370 Avenue intersection sometime before 10:30 a.m. ...

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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Housing sales reach new record highs

Story ImagePeople are continuing to flock to Okotoks and sold signs are popping up at houses listed for sale in town at a record pace.

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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Councillor wants photo radar to combat speeds

Story ImageYou won't be receiving speeding tickets in the mail any time soon, as municipal enforcement says the town isn't ready for photo radar – yet. Instead the boys in blue are continuing to crack down on speeders the old fashioned way and are hoping a visible presence will help slow drivers down.

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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

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 whether its it time for Okotoks make the official change from town to city.

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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 garbage cans that is.
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Jul 23

Longview celebrates 50th anniversary

The co-operation of landowners and the people who rented the land led to the formation of a scenic village 50 years ago.
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Jul 23

Smith unveiling party's policies

As Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party members prepare to select a new leader this fall, the Highwood MLA is busy preparing for another vote she expects could occur soon after.
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Jul 23

Fly-in event remembers WWII pilot

It isn’t too often you can hop on a plane to go grab breakfast, but on July 26 that’s exactly what pilots from all over Alberta and Western Canada will be doing.
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Jul 23

Stampede president enjoys ‘normalized’ celebration

The president of the Calgary Stampede can finally sit back and put his boots up for a while.
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Jul 23

School supply fundraiser returns

It may seem like students were just let out for summer vacation, but it isn’t too early to be thinking about what they’ll need when they head back to school this fall.
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Jul 18

Two motorcycle accidents leave drivers in serious and critical condition

A male in his early 40s was airlifted by STARS to Foothills Hospital on July 18 after his motorcycle collided with the rear end of a pick up truck northwest of Okotoks.
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Jul 16

Okotoks population keeps on growing

As Okotoks’ population creeps closer to 30,000 the town is still working on finding a long term solution for water, and more importantly, how to fund it.
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