Have you ever heard the term “fake news”? This is when someone fabricates a story about something and uses the internet and social media to promote the story to mislead readers. Fake news stories are designed to look like they are from legitimate news sources.
The New Year’s Eve celebration at the Flare n’ Derrick was a huge success, although I’m told the number of attendees was only about half of last year. The weather was definitely a factor but the kids had so much fun in the snow. Our little town is to be commended for hosting this celebration. Thank you to all the volunteers who made it …
We had 405 participants from all of the schools for the Okotoks Branch Royal Canadian Legion Literary and Poster competition. The schools are listed below and we welcome St. Francis of Assisi Academy who will be joining the challenge next year.
The year that was 2016 is history and we have turned the calendar page to 2017. Time is like a shark; it can only go forward and never backward. In the spirit of looking forward, here are my 2017 predictions: