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Olds College makes pitch for history book

Olds College made a pitch last week at town council's policies and priorities meeting for council to consider spending $50,000 on a history book that is being written in advance of the college's centennial in 2013.

Commissionaires look to expand patrols

The Olds detachment of the Commissionaires made a presentation to town council during the latter's Policies and Priorities meeting last week, asking if the town would be interested in securing its services.

School division makes pitch on field house

Members of the Chinook's Edge School Division went to Olds council on January 17 to ask for council's support for a $225,000 contribution toward a field house at Normie Kwong Park.

Pair facing charges of stealing property

Two Olds residents are facing charges of possessing stolen property following a hit-and-run collision late last week.
Council to make decisions on speed zones

Council to make decisions on speed zones

Town council will be reviewing information gathered from an open house last week to get the public's feedback on selected speed zones throughout town.

Holy Trinity students donate to food bank

Students at Holy Trinity School dropped off a donation of 318 pounds of food on Dec. 21 to the Mountain View Food Bank.

Aspiring country singer has big dreams

An aspiring local musician is hoping her first music video will help catapult her to the next level of country music fame.

Gaetz Avenue redevelopment plan unveiled

The public recently got their first peek at a plan that will develop old Gaetz Ave. in downtown Red Deer.
Prairie singer Donna Durand releases new project

Prairie singer Donna Durand releases new project

Local singer/songwriter Donna Durand is gearing up for the official release of her latest disc The Road Back. Packed with original prairie roots tunes penned by Durand, the CD release party is set for June 6 at Sunnybrook Farm Museum from 2 to 5 p.m.
Bashaw's Stars festival highlights long weekend

Bashaw's Stars festival highlights long weekend

Spend the May long weekend relishing the sounds of country, bluegrass and gospel at Bashaw's annual 'Festival of Stars'. The tunes come alive when more than 80 musicians hit the stage over the weekend. Guests can also enjoy free camping.