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Economic development plan implementation expected in three years

Economic development plan implementation expected in three years

Olds' new economic development officer says she needs to find out what local businesses produce, import before devising a plan
Effort to pull pro-REP email from Olds council agenda package fails

Effort to pull pro-REP email from Olds council agenda package fails

It appeared that Coun. Harvey Walsh and Coun. James Cummings were the only councillors to vote in favour of the motion
Challenging road trip begins for Olds Grizzlys

Challenging road trip begins for Olds Grizzlys

Grizzlys go into Okotoks contest with a 5-33-4 record
Highway 2 between Bowden, Crossfield reopened

Highway 2 between Bowden, Crossfield reopened

Multiple motor vehicle collisions in whiteout conditions
Olds fire cadet program off to blazing start

Olds fire cadet program off to blazing start

Olds Fire Department program was developed in September, saw its first participants in mid-October
Olds high school players make Red Deer volleyball club team

Olds high school players make Red Deer volleyball club team

Grade 10 students Liam Hartt, Ethan Giesbrecht, and Grayson MacDonald anticipate seeing their first game action in mid-February in Calgary
Olds council has lots of budget survey comments to sift through

Olds council has lots of budget survey comments to sift through

Contradictory views expressed by 155 respondents on firefighting, policing, public art and flowers in Olds
Survey provides Olds council contradictory information

Survey provides Olds council contradictory information

Those respondents who wanted more spending in departments didn't want to pay more taxes for it
COVID constrains Olds centenarian's 100th birthday party

COVID constrains Olds centenarian's 100th birthday party

100th birthday decorations were placed outside Jean Hertz's window, greetings relayed to her from outside
Olds holiday season crime stats a mixed bag

Olds holiday season crime stats a mixed bag

Some statistics, like persons crimes, were up in Olds while others, like collisions were down