Category: Grassroots

  • Save the Date….Thursday June 25th with The Eagle 100.9

    Save the Date….Thursday June 25th with The Eagle 100.9

    With so much uncertainty in the world right now our community health and wellness programs need us more than ever! Let’s bring our community together and raise funds for Health and Wellness with the 2020 Together We Make a Difference Radiothon on June 25th. How can you help? We are looking for your support! – […]

  • Okotoks Reverse Parade Coming June 20

    Okotoks Reverse Parade Coming June 20

    The Town is pleased to announce that this year’s parade will be a unique take on a classic event!   Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, the traditional parade will now be a reverse-parade!  Instead of the parade making its way through town, residents will tour the town in their own vehicles to take in the floats […]

  • Longview Library News: Curbside Service

    Longview Library News: Curbside Service

    Although the Government of Alberta Government has announced Phase 2 of the province’s re-open plan, Friday, June 12th, the Longview Library and many others will not open now. Instead, our library will begin accepting deliveries from Marigold on and from June 16th. Our books will be quarantined for 48 to 72 hours. Patrons will be notified […]

  • Highwood River Monitoring Update June 12, 2020

    Highwood River Monitoring Update June 12, 2020

    The status of the Highwood River is Normal. All looks good for the weekend and coming week. River levels and flow have come down and snowmelt in the mountains is progressing normally. There is a system developing that will bring rain this weekend but so far, there are no immediate concerns with the forecast. The […]

  • High River SW Dike Progress – Increased Truck Traffic

    High River SW Dike Progress – Increased Truck Traffic

    HIGH RIVER, AB:  Residents should expect an increase in truck traffic on 12th Avenue beginning Friday, June 12 related to construction work on the SW dike. The trucks will be carrying clay from Calgary that will be used to build the core of the SW dike. The trucks will be exiting off Highway 2 onto 12th Avenue […]

  • Ode to Our Volunteers & Our Community by Della Dickie

    Ode to Our Volunteers & Our Community by Della Dickie

    This Ode to Our Volunteers & Our Community was written by local Author, Della Dickie, as a thank you for the recent Food Bank drive.

  • Oilfields Recycling Centre Re-opening June 18

    Oilfields Recycling Centre Re-opening June 18

    We are pleased to announce the re-opening of the Oilfields Recycling Centre on June 18, operating under reduced hours and strict regulations. The Facility will be open to the public Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 11:30 am to 4pm for the first month of operations. This will allow staff to process the excessively large volumes of […]

  • Town of High River Releases Local Relaunch Strategy and Timelines

    Town of High River Releases Local Relaunch Strategy and Timelines

    A Message from Mayor Craig Snodgrass Town of High River’s Local Relaunch Strategy Timelines: June – September 2020 Town of High River Relaunch Strategy June 2020 (PDF) This spring, High River has pulled together during the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented event that is not over yet. We’ve encouraged each other, remained calm, showed kindness, and have set […]

  • Nooks & Crannies Festival Returns to Downtown Okotoks this Summer

    Nooks & Crannies Festival Returns to Downtown Okotoks this Summer

    Nooks & Crannies is a festival where artists create temporary site-specific installations in downtown Okotoks. This art festival sees artists repurpose and animate forgotten places with ‘forgotten’ materials, bringing public art to forgotten corners of downtown Okotoks. Individual artists and teams use recycled products to create installations that raise environmental awareness, animate spaces, and entertain audiences. This year, […]

  • Turner Valley Playgrounds are Open

    Turner Valley Playgrounds are Open

    Turner Valley’s playgrounds now open as of June 1 as part of the Province’s Phase 1 relaunch. Playground equipment is not sanitized and high-touch areas could be a source of transmission for COVID-19. Please ensure hands are sanitized before and after use and avoid touching your face.  Physical distancing and gathering restrictions must be observed. […]

  • Solar System Added to Town Operations Centre Fleet Building and Eco Centre Roofs

    Solar System Added to Town Operations Centre Fleet Building and Eco Centre Roofs

    The Town of Okotoks, Enmax and Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC) recently completed the installation of a 509 kW Photo Voltaic (PV) solar system, with 1,272 solar panels and 4 inverters, on the Operations Centre’s Fleet and ECO Centre roofs. The $1 million dollar project, approved in October 2019, came online on April 29, […]

  • Town Searching for Veterans for Second Phase of Veterans Wall Memorial

    Town Searching for Veterans for Second Phase of Veterans Wall Memorial

    The Town of Okotoks is asking for help in collecting the names of local residents who served in the Boer War, World War I and the Korean War for the second phase of the Salute to Veterans Wall project.  “To date we have identified approximately eight local residents who served in the Boer War, 120 […]

  • Okotoks Art Gallery and Museum Re-Opening Update

    Okotoks Art Gallery and Museum Re-Opening Update

    Watch for the Okotoks Art Gallery and Okotoks Museum to re-open their doors on Wednesday, June 17. You’ll notice some changes, there will be modified hours and some areas will remain closed, but they are excited to welcome you back! The Museum will be hosting exhibits as usual, while the Okotoks Art Gallery is excited […]

  • High River Library Offers Curbside Service

    High River Library Offers Curbside Service

    Curbside Service We missed you! On Monday, June 1 the High River Library will begin curbside pick-up service.  Library patrons can place holds online using their account, by emailing the library or by calling 403-652-2917. Loans are restricted to 10 items per card at this time. Libraries you can order items from There is currently no province-wide interlibrary loan system, […]

  • Dawgs 2020 WCBL Season Cancelled

    Dawgs 2020 WCBL Season Cancelled

    Okotoks, AB… At a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Western Canadian Baseball League (“WCBL”) tonight, it was decided that the League had no alternative but to cancel the 2020 WCBL Season. The League made every effort to monitor the evolving COVID-19 crisis in hopes that sufficient progress would be made in containing the […]