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Projects in $6.6 million Olds capital budget to be completed soon

Projects in $6.6 million Olds capital budget to be completed soon

One of the biggest ticket items in this year’s capital plan is reconstruction on 52nd Street between 53rd Avenue and 56th Avenue
Twenty-seven Olds College Broncos receive national scholar awards

Twenty-seven Olds College Broncos receive national scholar awards

Among the 2021-22 Olds College of Agriculture & Technology class, women’s basketball player Haylee-Jo Heggie is now a five-time CCAA national scholar
Year-round outdoor rink in Olds could be operational in November

Year-round outdoor rink in Olds could be operational in November

A new permanent outdoor rink for skating in winter and pickleball in the off-season is about to open in Olds' Centennial Park
Olds toboggan hill now complete, ready for winter

Olds toboggan hill now complete, ready for winter

Fencing has been installed on the Olds toboggan hill for safety reasons, to prevent users from ending up in the nearby creek
Both Olds College Broncos soccer teams get wins at home

Both Olds College Broncos soccer teams get wins at home

The Olds College Broncos men’s and women’s soccer teams took care of business on home field at Richardson Pioneer Field in Olds on Saturday as both teams defeated the Ambrose University Lions
Mountain View Power changing hands

Mountain View Power changing hands

A gas and electricity provider is in the process of becoming officially owned by the Town of Olds, town chief administrative officer Brent Williams says
Sept. 19 - 25 proclaimed Rail Safety Week in Olds

Sept. 19 - 25 proclaimed Rail Safety Week in Olds

Olds town council encouraged local residents to participate in rail safety education to help prevent tragedy
Olds volleyball  team a promising blend of vets and youth

Olds volleyball team a promising blend of vets and youth

Senior boys volleyball squad will be getting some extra help from athletes at Olds Agricultural & Technical College
Olds-area barrel racer hopes to be rodeoing into her 60s

Olds-area barrel racer hopes to be rodeoing into her 60s

Nancy Leischner and her horse Trooper got their first pro win by qualifying for the Calgary Stampede earlier this year
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