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Town to review position on smoke shop

Olds town councillors have directed administration to further examine the town's position regarding the continued operation of Chad's Smokeshop 420. The direction came out of a discussion at the Aug.
Rosehill returns to home ice

Rosehill returns to home ice

Toronto Maple Leaf forward and Olds native son Jay Rosehill leads a group of minor hockey players through drills last Thursday during the Grizzlys Hockey School that took place all last week.

Recommendations given to council regarding inflow and infiltration

Olds town councillors received a presentation from a group that recently conducted a review of water infiltration and inflow into the sewer lines.
New super for RD Catholic

New super for RD Catholic

The Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division has appointed Paul Mason as the new superintendent of schools, effective Aug. 27. Mason was promoted from associate superintendent of personnel services for the division.

Grizzlys hitting ice in couple of weeks

The Olds Grizzlys will soon be hitting the ice in preparation for another Alberta Junior Hockey League season. Main rookie camp will be kicking off Aug. 20 and will run until Aug. 24, with a rookie Black and Gold game on Aug. 23.

Caughlin claims national championship

The Olds area has a national champion in its midst after local agility competitor Lynda Caughlin claimed first place at the Agility Association of Canada Nationals in Oro, Ont., on Aug. 6 and 7.

Bowden looking at more suitable compost locations

Town of Bowden council directed administration to look for a better location for a compost bin in the southernmost portion of town as a result of complaints and a lack of a dump site for residents at that end of town.

Pair charged after altercation

A man and woman have been charged following an apparent altercation that started Wednesday afternoon. Police say the altercation broke out between the pair while the two were driving.

Figure skating club to host movie in the park

The Olds Figure Skating Club will be hosting its fourth annual Movie in the Park on Saturday. The selection this year, Rio, will be shown at 8:45 p.m. in Centennial Park.

Mountain View Power reinvests profits into community development

Mountain View Power's “Call to Action” presentation at last Wednesday's Uptowne Olds meeting got members thinking about the unique opportunities offered by the Olds Institute's power company.