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Krista Conrad

Krista Conrad

Krista Conrad is the news reporter for Okotokstoday.ca and the Western Wheel newspaper covering Okotoks and Foothills County. For story tips contact [email protected]

Recent Work by Krista

Okotoks residents warned of possible cougar presence

Okotoks residents warned of possible cougar presence

Evidence of possible cougar found in Sheep River Cove area.
Okotoks drops one of two masking bylaws

Okotoks drops one of two masking bylaws

Bylaw 28-20, which mandates masks in Town-owned facilities, will expire Jan. 31 but its policy is covered by Bylaw 31-20, which requires masking in all public indoor spaces.
Foothills increases fees for 2021

Foothills increases fees for 2021

Foothills County increased rates for inspection visits, approach construction and road surface work security deposits as well as refundable deposits for water and wastewater connections and utility connection fees effective Jan 1.
Okotoks businesses devastated by extension of second lockdown

Okotoks businesses devastated by extension of second lockdown

The George, Cactus Club Salon & Spa taking on renovations while waiting out the second shutdown.
Okotoks music directors honoured

Okotoks music directors honoured

Tom Taylor, Martin Kennedy were given the Alberta Band Association's Honourary Lifetime Member Award.
Okotoks could see gardens in new neighbourhoods

Okotoks could see gardens in new neighbourhoods

The Town of Okotoks is exploring potential sites for future community gardens.
Foothills adopts crime fighting plan

Foothills adopts crime fighting plan

Foothills County is adopting its new Rural Policing Plan, which provides RCMP resources focused on rural crime.
Foothills County using signage to deter truck stacking near Cargill

Foothills County using signage to deter truck stacking near Cargill

Foothills County is considering no-stopping signs on 466 Ave. and 82 Street to prevent large trucks from parking roadside as they wait to get into the Cargill lot.
Okotoks approves new MDP

Okotoks approves new MDP

The Town of Okotoks approved its new Municipal Development Plan, "Uniquely Okotoks," on Dec. 14.
Foothills County proud of 2020 work

Foothills County proud of 2020 work

Reeve Suzanne Oel said the municipality made strides in infrastructure work