Local Community and Groups Benefit From Federal Funding Announcement

As Canada gets set to turn 150 in 2017, the federal government is helping improve local infrastructure. $171,765 in federal funding was given to communities and organizations on Wednesday as part of…

Local Sports

Dawgs Taunt Bulls 13-4

The Okotoks Dawgs closed out the 2015 WMBL season with a bang Friday night... knocking off the number one team in the league 13-4 in Lethbridge. Right fielder Dane Tofteland lead the way with three…

Glass Just Back of Aggregate In Strathmore

A solid start at the Strathmore Stampede for High River's Jason Glass Friday night. His wagon was the 5th best on the night after the 1st night of racing. It was a different story for Okotoks' Mark…

Dawgs Fall To Bulls In Extras

A close one for the Okotoks Dawgs Thursday night in Lethbridge as they fell 4-3 to the Bulls in 10 innings. Leading 3-2 after six innings, the Bulls would pull even in the eighth, and win it with a…

Sutherland & Glass Square Off In Strathmore

The chucks get rolling Friday night in Strathmore with four nights of racing for the Heritage Days Stampede. Both Okotoks Mark Sutherland and High River's Jason Glass are hooked together in heat…

Ag News

Making Sure Animals Are Safe

The Federal Government is providing $268,000 to make sure cattle arriving at action markets and slaughterhouses meet the standards for processing. MacLeod MP John Barlow says consumers want to know…
Sod Farm Flood 2

Rain Good News & Bad News For Producers

Rain over the last couple of days will definitely help most local farmers who've been watching their crops wither in the heat. Hardest hit right now are the hay and other feed crops, which cattle…

Carlier Prepared To Listen, Learn & Act

It's fair to say the vast majority of the newly appointed NDP ministers have limited or no background in their appointed portfolios, at least at that level. That's the case in the Agriculture…

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