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Wednesday Jan 21, 2015
For some, the deer that have become a regular sight in Okotoks are a lovely reminder of nature and quiet country life. For others, they’re a nuisance and safety hazard on the road. The Town of Okotoks is about to start considering whether or not it should take steps to control the number of deer in Okotoks and is seeking input from the public...
Thursday Jan 15, 2015
Organizers of a petition to recall Highwood MLA Danielle Smith are giving voters a chance to show their disapproval over her decision to join the PC party and asking her to step down. It sends a strong message, but without legislation allowing the recall of elected officials, that’s all it is.
As leader of the Wildrose Party, Danielle Smith routinely criticized the Progressive Conservative government saying they lost Albertans’ trust and needed to get it back.
The Town has taken flack in the past on spending, but this is one moment it deserves kudos.
Delays are often costly, but this one likely cost someone their life and there may be more collisions at a deadly foothills intersection if traffic signals aren’t installed soon.
Okotoks has taken an evolutionary approach with its waste management programs over the years, and it’s time to take a big leap forward and make curbside recycling mandatory in the community.
Black Diamond town council made the right decision to put plans to develop land in the town’s southeast on hold until a plan to guide growth in the area is updated.
Buying a piece of property near the Sheep River was a good move for Okotoks’ future, but the Town shouldn’t rush into building anything on a site several businesses currently call home.