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Rowntree & Goodwin In As Mayors Of Turner Valley & Black Diamond

A big shake-up in Turner Valley after Monday night's election. Out is longtime Mayor Kelly Tuck, in is former Councillor Gary Rowntree as he out-polled her 745 to 229. Some changes on council too, as…

Bill Robertson Elected As Mayor of Okotoks

Incumbent Bill Robertson has officially been re-elected as Mayor of Okotoks. He will now serve a third term as Mayor, after holding the position for the past seven years. Robertson says he's elated…

Ward Four Trustees Announced

The two Trustee positions in Ward 4 have officially been filled. Larry Albrecht has been voted in, as well as Sharon Nichols. Attached to each name above is a link to their Candidate Profile. The two…

Meet Your New Okotoks Town Council

Meet your new Okotoks Town Council! The Election results have been announced, and Okotokians voted in one new councillor. Below is a list of your 2017 Okotoks Town Council, attached to each name is a…

Trustee Candidate Profile - Claire Comtois

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. There are nine candidates running for…

Trustee Candidate Profile - Wayne Meikle

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. There are nine candidates running for…

Trustee Candidate Profile - Laurie Copland

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. There are nine candidates running for…

Candidate Profile: Ken Heemeryck

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us about yourself: "I have been a…

Candidate Profile: Trellis Palmer

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Trustee Candidate Profile - Corrine Babb

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. There are nine candidates running for…

Candidate Profile: Jesse Krsa

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Daniel Onerheim

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Ed Sands

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Melody Enman

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

M.D. Of Foothills Advanced Voting Starts Today

Advanced voting starts today for the M.D. of Foothills. Divisions 1,2,3,5, and 7 all of the chance to cast their votes at advanced polling stations. Residents can head to the M.D. of Foothills…

Candidate Profile: Ray Watrin

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Florence Christophers

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Matt Rockley

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Laura Schlosser

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Karen Neal

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Shari Hutchison

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Dale Burton

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Nicole Watkins

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Glenn Stieben

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Election Signage Takeover

Campaigns are in full swing for candidates in the civic election. This means signs are spotted throughout Okotoks boasting candidates names. There's just three spots on public land in town where…

Candidate Profile: Dan Proctor

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Candidate Profile: Neal Coskey

Through the 2017 Municipal Election season The Eagle 100.9 and Okotoks Online will be bringing you profiles of candidates to help you make an informed decision. Tell us a little bit about yourself:…

Spilak, Oel Back By Acclamation For MD of Foothills

A handful of races for council spots in the MD of Foothills as we head into civic elections next month. Both current Division Six Councillor and MD Mayor Larry Spilak and Division Four Councillor…

Official Nominations Announced For 2017 Election

As of noon today, Sept. 19 there are 18 candidates running for the position of Councillor and two for Mayor for the 2017 Municipal Election in Okotoks. Cathy Duplessis, Legislative & Policy Services…

The Race Begins!

The Town of Okotoks has released an unofficial list of nominations for the 2017 Municipal Election. 18 candidates have come forward to run for the Office of Councillor, and two for the Office of…

Important Election Season Dates Coming Up

As we head into election season there's some important dates to keep in mind. Starting with nomination day on Monday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Municipal Centre. Okotoks also has…

Tanya Thorn Throws Hat In For Second Term As Councillor

Okotoks Councillor Tanya Thorn has joined the race for the 2017 Municipal Election, announcing her intention to run for a second term as councillor. Thorn was first elected in 2013, and says it's…

Bill Robertson Seeking A Third Term As Mayor

Bill Robertson has officially announced his intention to run again for the Mayor of Okotoks. Robertson has been the Mayor of Okotoks for two terms totalling 7 years, and sat on council 15 years…

Town Of Okotoks To Hold Candidate Forum Thursday

Candidates for the upcoming Municipal Election will have a chance to get a deeper look at what running actually entails this Thursday, Sept. 7. The Town of Okotoks Legislative Services will host a…

One Month Until Nomination Day

The countdown to the Municipal Election is on, as nomination day is just one month from today, Aug. 18. On September 18 nomination papers must be submitted in council chambers between 10 a.m. and 12…

Tuck Wants To Serve Another Term As Mayor

The Mayor of Turner Valley, wants to keep being the Mayor of Turner Valley and will run for the job again in this Fall's civic elections. Kelly Tuck says she loves being the Mayor. "I'll always…

Municipal Elections Getting Close

Municipal Elections are set to happen on October 16th and many people are wondering about the election process. Cathy Duplessis, Legislative and Policy Services with the Town of Okotoks, says, step…

Fischer Announces Her Mayoral Candidacy

The first bid for the Okotoks mayoral race has been submitted. Okotoks Councillor Carrie Fischer has sat on council for four years after being elected in 2013, and has decided to run for Mayor of…

Town Finalizes Civic Election By-Laws

The basic guidelines have been set for election day later this fall in Okotoks. The Town approved their by-laws for the upcoming Civic Election. If you're interested in running for councillor the…

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