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EDITORIAL: Balancing the books is good in long run

EDITORIAL: Balancing the books is good in long run

The Alberta government is facing calls for increases to services, but it's playing the long game when it comes to a $4.3-billion surplus.
LETTER: Crackdown needed on reckless scooter behaviour in Okotoks

LETTER: Crackdown needed on reckless scooter behaviour in Okotoks

Driver has had enough after seeing two teenage girls cut off traffic, forcing driver to slam on their brakes, in downtown Okotoks.
COLUMN: Kentucky visit dulls Derby desire

COLUMN: Kentucky visit dulls Derby desire

Churchill Downs is a nice place to visit, but that might not be the case when it plays host to 150,000 people for the Kentucky Derby.
LETTER: Purported biodigester benefits are refuted

LETTER: Purported biodigester benefits are refuted

Opponents of a proposed biodigester in Foothills County contend it's just an industrial gas plant on agricultural land.
EDITORIAL: Oil rig finds suitable new home in Edmonton

EDITORIAL: Oil rig finds suitable new home in Edmonton

Century-old rig is not technically a piece of Okotoks’ past, so the need to preserve it here isn’t paramount.  
LETTER: Rigid cultural assumptions exert pressures

LETTER: Rigid cultural assumptions exert pressures

Queer adults are not leading any fads or bandwagons but rather are trying to get through the day in a world that constantly reminds us that we don't belong.
LETTER: Call for deer cull after family member stomped

LETTER: Call for deer cull after family member stomped

Town of Okotoks has been negligent in not addressing the deer situation.
LETTER: Downtown hill is not a leash-free area

LETTER: Downtown hill is not a leash-free area

Dog chasing deer was a 'display of idiocy' as well as an infraction of Okotoks' bylaws.
COLUMN: Giving politicians the benefit of the doubt

COLUMN: Giving politicians the benefit of the doubt

Being generous in your assumptions rather than immediately jumping to negative conclusions can foster trust, empathy and better relationships.
LETTER: Highlighting the benefits of a Foothills biodigester

LETTER: Highlighting the benefits of a Foothills biodigester

Proposed biodigester at Rimrock Feeders in Foothills County will create employment, natural gas, fertilizer and more.
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