Okotoks Moving Towards Anti-Idling Bylaw

The Town of Okotoks is taking steps towards reducing its carbon footprint and looking out for citizens' well-being. Town Council has passed the first reading of an anti-idling bylaw. Bill Robertson,…

Local Sports

Dawgs Drop Close One To Prospects

A tough end to a five game home stand for the Okotoks Dawgs Saturday night, as they dropped a 3-2 decision to the Edmonton Prospects, their second straight loss. The Dawgs dropped to 3-2 on their…

Local Drivers Struggle On A Muddy Night Two

Another tough night for local chuckwagon drivers at the Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Saturday, as wet, muddy track conditions made for a difficult night two. Okotoks' Mark Sutherland was tops…

A Tough Day Two For Local Cowboys

The struggles continue for local cowboys at the Calgary Stampede Rodeo, with all five competitors from the area having a tough day two. All three local bull riders, Chad Besplug out of Claresholm,…

Dawgs Fall To Weyburn

The Okotoks Dawgs' four game winning streak came to a screeching halt last night falling to the Weyburn Beavers 11-3 The loss puts Okotoks' record at 15-11 heading into tonight's five game home stand…

Ag News

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ABP Deadline Coming

The deadline is fast approaching if you'd like to nominate someone for the Alberta Beef Producers 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award. The award recognizes cattle producers whose natural resource…
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WHO Cancer Unit Says 2, 4-D "Possibly" Causes Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised a flag on another agricultural chemical. The WHO's International Agency For Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified the weed killer 2,4-D as "possibly"…
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Canada Ratifies UPOV

Canada has announced that it has ratified the UPOV '91 treaty (International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants) to improve the plant variety protection system, finalizing one of the…

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