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Amir Said

Amir Said

Amir Said is a reporter and photographer covering local news in Okotoks and Foothills County. Amir graduated from the University of Regina, where he was a student journalist, and worked with non-profits in Regina and Calgary before joining the Western Wheel.

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587-325-6248
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Recent Work by Amir

Canadian superstar Shania Twain visits café south of Calgary

Canadian superstar Shania Twain visits café south of Calgary

The Canadian country star was at the Chuckwagon Café on Monday, June 3.
Glider competition cancelled after fatal crash west of Okotoks

Glider competition cancelled after fatal crash west of Okotoks

The glider crash victim was identified as a 65-year-old Calgary man competing in the 2024 Canadian National Soaring Championships.
Okotoks Pride crosswalk vandalized days ahead of celebrations

Okotoks Pride crosswalk vandalized days ahead of celebrations

For the second year in a row the Pride crosswalk in Okotoks has been vandalized
Alberta teen collects over one million can tabs for charity

Alberta teen collects over one million can tabs for charity

13-year-old Mason Sharp has been collecting can tabs to give to charity for the past seven years.
Pets recovered from home with human corpse in southern Alberta

Pets recovered from home with human corpse in southern Alberta

Okotoks charity Pound Rescue is putting up two dogs and a cat for adoption after they spent multiple days in a home with a dead woman.
Southern Alberta distillery makes Canadian history with whisky award

Southern Alberta distillery makes Canadian history with whisky award

Eau Claire distillery took home the platinum award at the 2024 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, a first for a Canadian distillery.
How do you keep deer out of your garden in Alberta?

How do you keep deer out of your garden in Alberta?

Alberta gardening experts share their thoughts and advice on keeping deer out of your garden this season.
Two injured, semi-truck flipped over in Hwy. 2 collision

Two injured, semi-truck flipped over in Hwy. 2 collision

STARS is en route to a crash that flipped a semi south of Calgary near Okotoks
VIDEO: RCMP vehicle struck during traffic stop in Southern Alberta

VIDEO: RCMP vehicle struck during traffic stop in Southern Alberta

Pick-up truck hits unmarked RCMP cruiser on Highway 2 south of Calgary
Okotoks veteran bringing military experience to the big screen

Okotoks veteran bringing military experience to the big screen

Okotoks Legion chaplain Kurtis Sanheim plays a prominent role in 'The Liberation Men,' an upcoming Second World War film that will be screened in Okotoks on May 5.
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