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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 kconrad@okotoks.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Krista

Foothills farms opening their gates to the public

Foothills farms opening their gates to the public

Alberta Open Farm Days is Aug. 15-16.
Foothills real estate market busy this summer

Foothills real estate market busy this summer

Okotoks realtors say homes in the $300-500,000 range are moving steadily despite a slow-down from March through May due to COVID-19.
CEGEN bringing innovation to Okotoks

CEGEN bringing innovation to Okotoks

The town will soon be home to Okotoks-based CEGEN Environmetal Group’s flagship Micro Modular Data Centre (MMDC), the first of its kind in the world.
Patients reminded to dispose of medication safely

Patients reminded to dispose of medication safely

August is national Drug Drop-Off Month
UPDATE: Source of honey delivery found

UPDATE: Source of honey delivery found

Honey received by residents of Hi-Wood Meadows Housing Co-operative marked suspiciously with a handwritten label turned out to be repackaged product originally purchased from Chinook Honey Farm, shared by an elderly neighbour.
Okotoks parents weigh in on masking at school

Okotoks parents weigh in on masking at school

Parents share their views on mandatory masking for Grades 4 to 12.
Okotoks residents reminded not to leave dogs, children in cars

Okotoks residents reminded not to leave dogs, children in cars

Interior temperatures can rise above 35-40 degrees Celsius, posing health risks for pets and children.
Residents asked for feedback on Okotoks parks

Residents asked for feedback on Okotoks parks

The survey will be available at Okotoks.ca until Aug.9.
UPDATE: Foothills under fire advisory

UPDATE: Foothills under fire advisory

Effective Aug. 4, all fire permits have been cancelled and no new permits will be issued until further notice
Foothills schools ready for mandatory masks

Foothills schools ready for mandatory masks

Education minister Adriana LaGrange announced Aug. 4 masks are necessary for students in Grade 4 to 12 for the 2020-21 school year.