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Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
Okotoks homeowners are once again facing a property tax hike, but it is an increase to benefit the community. When town council meets to consider Okotoks’ 2014 operating budget on Monday afternoon, they will vote on a proposed 3.8 per cent tax increase. ...
Wednesday Nov 27, 2013
Thursday Nov 14, 2013
There appears to be considerable apprehension and misunderstanding about the physician and general medical services in High River. As the chief of staff for the High River Hospital I would like to give a current summary of the services and an outlook for the future.
Looting was always a major concern during the June flood, but to see it become an issue now is disgusting.
It may be only one doctor, but there is legitimate concern it could be just the beginning and steps must be taken to convince foothills physicians not to move elsewhere.
Building a flood diversion channel around High River to protect the community from future flooding is critical and the provincial government is listening.
The Town of Okotoks is preparing to submit an application to annex enough land for 60 years of growth, but in doing so it is setting itself up for a long and onerous negotiation process.
After a marathon debate on Monday it should not be a surprise this Okotoks council made its best effort to not make a decision on water.
By fanning the flames of discontent in her constituency Highwood MLA Danielle Smith is doing more harm than good as the community tries valiantly to recover from the disastrous June flood.