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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 putting cat bylaw on the backburner

Okotoks putting cat bylaw on the backburner

Council opted to hold off on review of the pet ownership bylaw until future strategic planning sessions.
Okotoks foods teacher reflects on challenges, gains of unprecedented year

Okotoks foods teacher reflects on challenges, gains of unprecedented year

Kathy McElroy said teaching in 2020-21 has come with challenges but also allowed her to see the resiliency of students and learn new ways to teach in the kitchen.
Foothills municipalities planning for the future of MSI

Foothills municipalities planning for the future of MSI

The Town of Okotoks and Foothills County are preparing for the transition from MSI funding to the new Local Government Fiscal Framework in 2024.
High school set Okotoks grad up for success

High school set Okotoks grad up for success

Sawyer Quinlan said HTA prepared him for the future with expectations, responsibilities and opportunities for growth.
Club on the hunt for optimistic Okotoks youth

Club on the hunt for optimistic Okotoks youth

The Okotoks Optimist Club is running its first Hunt for Optimism to recognize youth who have persevered with positive outlooks over the past year.
UPDATED: Tanya Thorn announces run for Okotoks mayor

UPDATED: Tanya Thorn announces run for Okotoks mayor

Thorn has served as a Town councillor since 2013.
Okotoks sees downward trend on crime rates

Okotoks sees downward trend on crime rates

Staff Sgt. Zane Semaniuk said a downward trend on crime rates is the result of enhanced visibilty and community engagement.
Okotoks exploring regional bike pathway

Okotoks exploring regional bike pathway

The Town is looking into a path network between communities like Black Diamond and Turner Valley.
100 Women support Okotoks student programming

100 Women support Okotoks student programming

Cameron Crossing received $10,530 from 100 Women Who Care Foothills for its outreach programming.
Okotoks kicking off summer with twist on tradition

Okotoks kicking off summer with twist on tradition

Okotoks residents can kick-off summer with a revamped version of town traditions.