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Friday Aug 29, 2014

Field house to open Sept. 8

TileLocal sports groups will have more place to train, play and compete when the Foothills-Okotoks Field House opens next week. The long-awaited facility will open to the public on the morning of Monday, Sept. 8. ...

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Council debating charitable donation policy

Okotoks council is divided on how charitable the Town should be, with some councillors looking for guidelines on donations the town makes, and others looking to stop them altogether.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Town lighting up new LED streetlights

Story ImageThe orange glow of the night sky over Okotoks is going to start looking a little different as the Town slowly begins implementing LED streetlights.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Town good to grow thanks to new water licenses

The Town has given the green light to developers working on new subdivisions in the Air Ranch and Drake Landing areas to build new homes after recently acquiring two new water licenses.

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Aug 28

Downtown undergoing construction

Taking a stroll downtown will be a bit more challenging for the next month, as crews work to repair sidewalk paving stones along Elizabeth St. from Southridge Dr. to Centre Ave.
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Aug 28

Four-legged fundraing event coming to town

Okotoks residents will have a chance to get their feet moving and their tails wagging in an effort to fight back against cancer this fall.
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Aug 27

Town oversight proves costly

Okotoks town council begrudgingly dished out another $460,000 to go towards removing a massive dirt pile behind the homes of Downey Green residents, which was moved there as part of the Wylie Park pathway project.
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Aug 27

Cargill fined $80,000

Cargill Foods Ltd. was handed an $80,000 fine for not immediately telling provincial regulators an employee tampered with samples of wastewater sent for testing.
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Aug 27

First day a fresh start for St. Luke’s students

Sure, St. Luke’s Outreach School is an alternative for students not wishing to go the traditional route. However, that doesn’t mean it can get away from the traditional mild madness which all schools face on that first day of school.
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Aug 26

Town cleaning up 'colossal mistake'

Town council is cleaning up their own mess, after an “oversight” saw a huge amount of dirt piled behind residents’ Downey Green homes.
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Aug 24

Foothills: Big Rock Brewery founder passed away at age 89

For many, he will be remembered for setting off a revolution in Canada’s beer industry when he founded Big Rock Brewery.
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Aug 20

Vehicle slams into Subway

Subway employees had some extra cleanup added to their end of the night duties on Aug. 18 after a car slammed into the front of the restaurant shortly before 11 p.m.
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