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Lauryn Heintz

Lauryn Heintz

Lauryn Heintz covers Okotoks and Foothills County news for OkotoksToday.ca and the Western Wheel newspaper.
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Recent Work by Lauryn

Hartell Homestead in Foothills County spared from closure after Airdrie engineer gives stamp of approval

Hartell Homestead in Foothills County spared from closure after Airdrie engineer gives stamp of approval

An Airdrie engineer and small business owner came to the aid of Nick and Alli Shipley following the news their farm store would close without certification from a third party.
Whippet pushes - and pulls - Okotoks vet out of her comfort zone

Whippet pushes - and pulls - Okotoks vet out of her comfort zone

"He's getting me to do things I never dreamed of."
RCMP investigating youth market scam in Southern Alberta town

RCMP investigating youth market scam in Southern Alberta town

Dozens of people, both youth and adults, are thought to have paid registration fees for several so-called markets in Okotoks which never occurred after the organizer took off.
Alberta family gets air time on Family Feud Canada

Alberta family gets air time on Family Feud Canada

Three years after applying to be on CBC game show, the Selks of Okotoks got the call this summer and will have their episode air next Monday night.
Electrical failure likely cause of fire that destroyed two houses

Electrical failure likely cause of fire that destroyed two houses

Investigation continues into Labour Day weekend blaze that consumed two homes in Okotoks and damaged several others.
Family reaching out after house destroyed by Sheep River fire

Family reaching out after house destroyed by Sheep River fire

Family members who watched their house burn to the ground Sept. 4 in Okotoks are looking for support to help rebuild their lives.
Lack of GPs means patients arrive at urgent care sicker: physician

Lack of GPs means patients arrive at urgent care sicker: physician

Okotoks Urgent Care physician says GP shortage has created spillover in the form of later diagnoses and more advanced illnesses.
Friends and family mourn Foothills man killed in Banff

Friends and family mourn Foothills man killed in Banff

A GoFundMe to honour Ryden Brogden has raised more than $17,000 in less than 24 hours.
Alberta Municipalities want public safety task force, not provincial police

Alberta Municipalities want public safety task force, not provincial police

The association maintains the Province has chosen to focus on how it can distance itself from Ottawa rather than enhance public safety.
Foothills family raising funds for life-changing device for daughter

Foothills family raising funds for life-changing device for daughter

Claire Sonnenberg, 6, who has cerebral palsy, was able to take her first steps using a Trexo machine, which costs upwards of $44,000 and is not covered by insurance. 
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