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Olds Grizzlys could battle for South Division crown this season, says assistant coach

Olds Grizzlys could battle for South Division crown this season, says assistant coach

After years of languishing in the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Viterra South Division basement, Peter de Graaf says the Olds Grizzlys has potential this season
Town of Olds directs residents to MLA's office for Royal Family book of condolences

Town of Olds directs residents to MLA's office for Royal Family book of condolences

Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA Nathan Cooper has two books of condolences available for area residents to sign: a physical book in Cooper’s office in Olds or an online one
Cookie toilet toss among Olds harm reduction event attractions

Cookie toilet toss among Olds harm reduction event attractions

An addiction prevention and mental health promotion held the evening of Sept. 7 at the Olds College of Agriculture & Technology’s wetlands attracted a good crowd
Olds film group back showing films after COVID recess

Olds film group back showing films after COVID recess

The Mountain View Film Group's first film of 2022, Peace By Chocolate, will be shown Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
MLA Nathan Cooper defends low key representation of constituents

MLA Nathan Cooper defends low key representation of constituents

During an Aug. 30 town hall meeting, Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA Nathan Cooper defended the fact that he hasn’t spoken out forcefully on behalf of his constituents, saying he gets more done for the constituency by being diplomatic
Lacrosse player dons six different jerseys, plays in two championships in one season

Lacrosse player dons six different jerseys, plays in two championships in one season

Bowden lacrosse player Marshall Bloomfield played for six different teams and battled in two championship tournaments this season
Disability, family support workers in Olds to be recognized

Disability, family support workers in Olds to be recognized

For the second straight year, Olds town council has declared Wednesday, Sept. 28 to be Disability and Family Support Worker Appreciation Day in Olds
Did Olds resident grow a peanut plant or alfalfa?

Did Olds resident grow a peanut plant or alfalfa?

Harold Hunter believes he grew a different plant in his yard this year – a peanut plant. He's hoping to take it to Olds College and have horticulturalists there nurture it further.
Firefighters battle several grass fires east of Olds

Firefighters battle several grass fires east of Olds

Vehicle towing burning straw along Highway 27, about 13 kilometres east of Olds sparks grass fires
These bugs may look nasty but are really harmless

These bugs may look nasty but are really harmless

A town resident saw some orangey-red bugs congregating on a few trees in Olds and expressed some concern