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ASIRT investigating death of ‘physically violent’ 72-year-old man in Sundre hospital

ASIRT investigating death of ‘physically violent’ 72-year-old man in Sundre hospital

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRST) has been called in to investigate an incident in which a 72-year-old local man died from what police describe as “medical distress” after being involved in a “physical confrontation" with police and a peace officer
55 Plus provincial shuffleboard results

55 Plus provincial shuffleboard results

Olds, Didsbury, Three Hills and Cochrane residents take home medals from open pairs event
Land availble for emergency shelter in Olds doubles

Land availble for emergency shelter in Olds doubles

By a 5-2 vote during its Sept. 12 meeting, Olds town council voted to roughly double the amount of space it will lease to the Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society for an emergency shelter from .64 of an acre to 1.2 acres.
Oldstoberfest so successful it might expand to a third day (14 photos)

Oldstoberfest so successful it might expand to a third day (14 photos)

Crowds got so big at Oldstoberfest that people walking up to buy tickets had to be turned away at the gate
Terry Fox's brother impressed with Terry Fox Run uptake in wake of COVID

Terry Fox's brother impressed with Terry Fox Run uptake in wake of COVID

During a visit to Olds, Fred Fox said COVID restrictions don't seem to have hurt fundraising for cancer research in Canada
New season, new head coach for Olds high school football team

New season, new head coach for Olds high school football team

After 24 years, George Grant is taking a step back from being head coach of the École Olds High School Spartans football team
Olds teams shut out their opponents on Football Day

Olds teams shut out their opponents on Football Day

$4,500 Town of Olds Summer Games Legacy Fund Grant helped Olds Amateur Football Association put on big day of football action
Olds chef prepared meals fit for the Queen

Olds chef prepared meals fit for the Queen

The passing of Queen Elizabeth II brings back memories for Emmanuel David, one of a few area residents who actually met her
Plan to divert money from trail expansion to street patching ratified in Olds

Plan to divert money from trail expansion to street patching ratified in Olds

$70,000 originally earmarked for walking trail expansion will instead be used primarily to patch a piece of 57th Avenue, north of the Olds Hospital and care Centre
Occupational Health and Safety investigating collision in Olds

Occupational Health and Safety investigating collision in Olds

Victim in Olds collision was taken by STARS air ambulance to a Calgary hospital and was reported to be in stable condition