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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

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.
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.