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Olds Community Chorus to perform year's first concert with no COVID restrictions

Olds Community Chorus to perform year's first concert with no COVID restrictions

On Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Olds First Baptist Church, the Olds Community Chorus will perform
Olds Aquatic Centre getting $2.8 million upgrade

Olds Aquatic Centre getting $2.8 million upgrade

Olds town council has approved proposals by administrative staff to spend $2.8 million on upgrades to the aquatic centre in 2023
1991-1994 Olds Grizzlys named hall of famers

1991-1994 Olds Grizzlys named hall of famers

Olds-based junior A hockey team will be inducted into the 2023 class of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame
Olds council tentatively approves five per cent tax hike

Olds council tentatively approves five per cent tax hike

Town of Olds council has tentatively approved a four per cent cost of living adjustment (COLA) for town staff
Coordinated effort leads police to seize weapons and drugs in Olds

Coordinated effort leads police to seize weapons and drugs in Olds

Repeat offender faces 19 charges following two-month, multi-jurisdiction investigation involving Sundre RCMP and Olds RCMP
Municipally-owned Nu2U thrift store in Olds to close permanently

Municipally-owned Nu2U thrift store in Olds to close permanently

Increasing competition, poorer quality donations and other factors have forced the closure of an Olds thrift store owned by the municipality
Reconciliation big part of Olds College volleyball player's role

Reconciliation big part of Olds College volleyball player's role

Phillip Sutherland sees discussing the impact of residential schools on Indigenous people as part of his role on the Olds College team, in the college and the wider community
Former pitching coach weighs in on Blue Jays' chances during Olds talk

Former pitching coach weighs in on Blue Jays' chances during Olds talk

Olds resident Bruce Walton, who spent 18 years as a bullpen coach and pitching coach for the Toronto Blue Jays, thinks the Jays have the core to contend for the World Series for three or four more years
Olds council approves hike in total purchasing card limit

Olds council approves hike in total purchasing card limit

The total combined borrowing limit on Town of Olds purchasing cards has been increased from $85,000 to $100,000
Multi-year plan pitched to reduce water loss from Olds infrastructure

Multi-year plan pitched to reduce water loss from Olds infrastructure

Olds town staff have proposed a three to four-year plan to tackle an average a 27 per cent annual loss of water incurred since at least 2017