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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.

Bowden looking to replace garbage truck

The Town of Bowden is actively pursuing replacement of its garbage truck. Council passed a motion at the Aug. 8 meeting to direct administration to look into either purchasing or leasing a new truck or to purchase a used truck.

Wounds run deep for parents of dead Penhold teen

On the one-year anniversary of his death, the parents of Penhold teen Logan Raymond made an emotional plea for potential witnesses to come forward with any new information.

Police looking into rash of break and enters

Olds RCMP were looking into a series of break and enters last week that hit a number of local businesses. Sometime during the overnight hours on Aug. 10 and 11, a culprit or culprits tried to break into several businesses in Plaza 27 on Highway 27.

"Strut Your Mutt" raises $900 for shelter

Organizers are deeming the recent fundraiser for the Airdrie and District Humane Society a success. About 50 people took part in either a two-kilometrre or four-kilometre walk around the Community Learning Campus late last month.

Police dogs called in to collar suspects who evaded police

A pursuit by police ended with the arrest of two individuals near Bergen. Didsbury RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver at around 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 10. According to RCMP Sgt.

Bowden adminisration 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.

World Ploughing Organization official visits Olds College

Olds College played host to Hans Spieker, secretary general of the World Ploughing Organization, who was visiting Aug. 8 to inspect the fields and observe facilities that will be used during the 2013 World Plowing Championship.

Olds man charged with robbing Calgary banks

An Olds man has been charged with robbing three Calgary banks within the last two months.

Olds High School, CLC internationally recognized

The partnership between secondary and post-secondary deemed an innovative learning environment As the first day of school for Olds High's 2011-2012 year creeps ever closer, OHS is ushering in a new school year with exciting news.