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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

What's the right length for a fireworks show?

What's the right length for a fireworks show?

After Okotoks' New Year's Eve light show clocked in under five minutes, questions have been raised about the right length for the public displays.
Crown to indict Airdrie man who rammed police cruiser in Okotoks

Crown to indict Airdrie man who rammed police cruiser in Okotoks

The man accused of driving a stolen pick up truck into the front of an RCMP vehicle is set to return to court next week for indictment on all four counts.
Foothills MP says Poilievre has revived Conservatives

Foothills MP says Poilievre has revived Conservatives

Year in Review: John Barlow says federal party is the most united, energized and focused it's been in a long time under new leader.
Foothills Community Immigrant Services, Town partner on project to welcome newcomers

Foothills Community Immigrant Services, Town partner on project to welcome newcomers

The Welcoming Okotoks Project aims to identify gaps and barriers to inclusion, provide community capacity building and create pathways to attract newcomers to town.
Okotoks requests ambulance data as wait times not improving

Okotoks requests ambulance data as wait times not improving

Okotoks fire chief says locally-based ambulances are often in Calgary or not staffed at all.
Speed dating for friends coming to Southern Alberta town

Speed dating for friends coming to Southern Alberta town

Find Your Wing Woman, coming to Okotoks Nov. 17, is a way for women to meet new people and establish long-lasting friendships.
Alberta school division quashes short learning week idea following survey

Alberta school division quashes short learning week idea following survey

Foothills School Division is not planning to further explore a four- or four-and-a-half-day learning week following feedback from the community that showed the majority were not interested.
Deer in Southern Alberta town are living on citizens' dime: expert

Deer in Southern Alberta town are living on citizens' dime: expert

Biologist says it's clear that deer in Okotoks are very comfortable outside of naturalized locations — walking, eating, sleeping and breeding in populated areas.
'I'm back': Smith tells party faithful it's the beginning of a new chapter

'I'm back': Smith tells party faithful it's the beginning of a new chapter

The former Wildrose leader will be sworn in as premier next week after besting six others in UCP leadership race.
BREAKING: Danielle Smith voted new UCP leader

BREAKING: Danielle Smith voted new UCP leader

Smith bests six other candidates in race to be Alberta's next premier.
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