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Credit union breaks ground for new building

Mountain View Credit Union hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, bringing six years of work and planning to the final stage.
Premier Stelmach opens Holy Trinity School

Premier Stelmach opens Holy Trinity School

Provincial government, town and Red Deer Regional Catholic school division officials helped open Holy Trinity School during a ceremony last week featuring the premier as keynote speaker.

Pilot project eyed to further reduce waste

The Town of Olds, Waste Management Inc. and the Mountain View Regional Waste Management Commission are discussing a proposed pilot project to reduce waste in Olds. Both WMI and the waste commission made presentations on Sept.

Outstanding lien on Holy Trinity site being worked on

One subcontractor on the Holy Trinity School building site claims he has not been paid since May and has placed a lien on the building in order to get his money.

Man arrested on bomb threat against Olds RCMP

One teen was in custody last week for allegedly threatening to blow up the Olds RCMP building during a drunken fit while his sober friend, who was supposed to take care of his buddy, was placed behind bars in connection to a later tool-stealing caper

Council discusses healthier food choices

Town councillors discussed the possibility of putting more nutritional items in its vending machines at the Olds Aquatic Centre last week during a policies and priorities committee meeting.

Olds museum desperate for a 'little TLC'

Historical AGT building infested with clothing moths and in need of a paint job After almost four months on the job the new manager of the Mountain View Museum and Archives is urgently appealing to the community for donations.

Uptown meeting generates ideas for revitalization

A draft proposal of a revitalized uptown will be coming forward in November following a workshop at the Olds Royal Canadian Legion on Thursday.

Council authorizes land swap for recreational facilities

Town council authorized Mayor Judy Dahl and Norm McInnis, the town's chief administrative officer, to enter into a land exchange with Long Sky Developments in the northwest portion of town. Council made the decision at its Sept. 12 meeting.

Legion to host Afghanistan veterans appreciation events

The Olds branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting a veterans appreciation event on Sept. 23 and 24 to honour those who served during Canada's 10-year involvement in Afghanistan.