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Olds pub defies orders, remains open for in-person dining

Olds pub defies orders, remains open for in-person dining

"If they’re willing to close down Walmart, I’m willing to close down," says pub owner
Area MLA apologizes after signing statement critical of latest restrictions

Area MLA apologizes after signing statement critical of latest restrictions

“Upon quiet reflection and given the benefit of time I have deep regret for my error in judgment," said Nathan Cooper
Peak Theatre Players hope to attempt Take 2

Peak Theatre Players hope to attempt Take 2

Group was forced to postpone performances of Mom’s Gift prior to holidays
Local COVID-19 case counts: April 12

Local COVID-19 case counts: April 12

Updates for areas including Sundre, Olds, Didsbury, Carstairs, Innisfail, Mountain View County, parts of Red Deer County
Bravely embracing first Innisfail D.A.R.E. pandemic graduation

Bravely embracing first Innisfail D.A.R.E. pandemic graduation

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys graduates learn to make safe and responsible decisions
Pandemic is especially tough on hospice clients

Pandemic is especially tough on hospice clients

Some are so sad they wonder why they bother living, Olds & District Hospice Society executive director says
No immediate enforcement action expected from Sundre rally

No immediate enforcement action expected from Sundre rally

Mountain View Freedom group has held multiple rallies in the region
At least 10 restaurants and bars to defy latest COVID restrictions

At least 10 restaurants and bars to defy latest COVID restrictions

Owners and managers say they and their employees can't afford to keep their doors shut to dine-in service
Report details Mountain View County's COVID-19 response

Report details Mountain View County's COVID-19 response

Holmes said the pandemic has highlighted the limitations of rural internet
MLA Dreeshen should be fired, says union

MLA Dreeshen should be fired, says union

NDP leader Rachel Notley also says Dreeshen should be fired and a public inquiry should be held