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Nick Gilder and Sweeny Todd headlining Mtn. View Rocks

The organizing drive for the inaugural Mountain View Rocks festival on July 14 is on target.

Teen recognized for fiction writing

A young writer is getting awarded for her work for the second year in a row. Laura Stacey, a Grade 9 student at Bowden Grandview School recently placed as a runner-up for the 2012 Martyn Godfrey Young Writer's Award.

OHS student places second at Alberta Music Festival

An Olds High School (OHS) Grade 11 student placed second in musical theatre at the Alberta Music Festival at the end of May.

Band concert ends OHS music year

The Olds High School (OHS) music department will end its concert season with a traditional band concert this Wednesday at 7 p.m., at the TransCanada Theatre. Twenty Grade 12 students will also end their OHS music career during the concert.

From Olds College to Cannes

A Calgary short film that was recently shown at the Cannes Festival was partly filmed in the Olds College meat processing facility.
The penny war is on

The penny war is on

Olds Municipal Library has declared war on the Didsbury Municipal Library. The two libraries will compete to see which one can raise the most pennies before Labour Day weekend.

Olds High School choir performs at provincials

The Olds High School (OHS) choir performed at the 2012 Alberta Provincial Music Festival last Thursday in Edmonton.

Local photo club exposes at Mountain View Museum

The Olds Image Seekers Photography Club started its show and sale last week at the Mountain View Museum. “We have nine amateur photographers taking part in our show this time around,” said Veronica Reist, Olds Image Seekers Photography Club member.

Benefit concert showcases local talent

The annual benefit concert for the National Music Festival will be held this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the TransCanada Theatre.

Hot Sweet Noise gets ready for hometown show

Calgary band Hot Sweet Noise will close the Uptowne Fashion Show this Saturday at Tracks Pub. The band has been described as playing a mix of retro power-pop synth-rock.