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Olds man gets prison time for sex assault

A 28-year-old man who sexually assaulted a female acquaintance in Olds two years ago has been handed a federal prison sentence.

Zella man charged following alcohol-fuelled domestic fight complaint

A violent alcohol-fuelled domestic argument that allegedly escalated into threats of murder-suicide has resulted in a rural man facing 16 Criminal Code charges.Didsbury RCMP were dispatched at 9:45 p.m.

Mtn. View loses fight against Elsner appeal

Mountain View County fought it at every turn ñ but in the end the Elsner subdivision has been granted approval by a higher authority.In an Oct.
Olds College welcomes newest residents

Olds College welcomes newest residents

Lucy and Lou made their first appearance at Olds College last week.They are a lifelike cow and calf simulator, created by Veterinary Simulator Industries and the University of Calgary, and donated to Olds College by UFA.
Lucas honoured for outstanding rodeo career

Lucas honoured for outstanding rodeo career

A Carstairs-area professional cowboy who competed in calf-roping events was recently inducted into the Canadian Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame.

Gravel pit reclamation deposits dropped

Red Deer County is dropping the required deposits for reclamation of gravel pit operations. Council agreed unanimously to stop the practice, which echoed requirements from Alberta Environment.
Lawsuit spurs Nielsen's resignation from CWB

Lawsuit spurs Nielsen's resignation from CWB

Feeling that he could no longer support Canadian Wheat Board actions advocating for a single-desk marketing system of western Canadian grain, Olds-area farmer Jeff Nielsen tendered his resignation from the board last week.
Red Deer Airport's image gets overhaul

Red Deer Airport's image gets overhaul

A new look, new tenants and a new vision for the future.Following a summer at the former Red Deer Regional Airport that featured the highest highs and the lowest lows, airport CEO R.J.

Eagle Valley woman urges action on traffic concerns

An Eagle Valley woman is calling for Mountain View County and oil and gas companies to take prompt action to remedy ongoing traffic concerns in the area.
MVC councillor open houses hears about road concerns

MVC councillor open houses hears about road concerns

At open houses last week, ratepayers in Mountain View County Reeve Bruce Beattie's Div. 4 and councillor Kevin Good's Div. 1 expressed a desire to see more done toward the upkeep and maintenance of county roads.