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Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

Balance needed between security, liberties

In the wake of last weekís tragedy in Ottawa, the federal government is clearly going to need to take steps to improve security on Parliament Hill and to try to prevent would-be terrorists from doing harm to our nationís institutions. Increased security does not lessen the strength of our democracy, but the government needs to ensure it does not...

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Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

Guidelines needed for council donations

Okotoks councillors donít need to completely cut out the practice of making donations to charitable organizations, but there needs to be clear guidelines to make sure taxpayer dollars are spent appropriately.

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Wednesday Oct 15, 2014

School site would put pressure on PCs

The Foothills School Division and their friends in local government Ė the MD of Foothills and the Town of Okotoks Ė have the chance to put the new Jim Prentice-led Progressive Conservative provincial government to the test.

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Wednesday Oct 8, 2014

Lights will make Highway 2A safer

The last thing people driving 110 km per hour on Highway 2A want to see is another set of traffic lights, but itís better than seeing another collision.

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Wednesday Oct 1, 2014

Diversion details need to come out

Premier Jim Prenticeís sudden announcement the Province will build a flood diversion of the Highwood River to protect the Town of High River from future floods is something many have waited decades to hear.

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Sep 10

Schools needed in Okotoks

Okotoks students were back at school last week, but it was administrators who got the surprise pop quiz.
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Aug 27

Town righting a big wrong in cleaning up mess

Itís going to be costly, but town council is doing the right thing to clean up the piles of dirt and debris behind homes along Downey Green.
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Aug 20

Council right to put brakes to bylaw

Town councillors made the right move on Monday to put the brakes on a proposed bylaw to change playground and school zones in Okotoks.
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Aug 13

Questions remain after auditor generalís report

Itís all Alisonís fault, at least thatís what the Progressive Conservative government wants Albertans to believe.
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Aug 06

Albertans deserve action on problems

There has been a lot of tough talk by contenders looking to lead Albertaís embattled Progressive Conservative Party over unpopular decisions, suggested culture of entitlement and the most recent revelations over former Premier Alison Redfordís travel habits
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