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57 Ave paving complete, speed boards coming

Now that paving on the southern portion of 57th Avenue has been completed, and residents resume use of the popular roadway, Town of Olds operational services is working together with Municipal Enforcement to alert speeders of the roadway's legal limi

Plane crash investigation preliminary report completed

The preliminary investigation report into a plane crash that killed three men northwest of Sundre last fall has been completed and is now being reviewed, says John Pearson, senior investigator with Transportation Safety Board of Canada Air Branch.

Braeburn residents receive $26,626 from disaster program

Amidst continued garbage removal efforts at Braeburn Estates in Olds, government issued cheques have begun arriving for tenants more than two months after their applications to Alberta's Disaster Recovery Program were first made on May 31.
Western Heritage Weekend draws big crowds

Western Heritage Weekend draws big crowds

Western Heritage Weekend was deemed a huge success this past weekend, with many different events for fans to take in.
Wildrose hosts party fundraiser in Centennial Park

Wildrose hosts party fundraiser in Centennial Park

Smith introduces Rowe to Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills constituency Members of the Wildrose made several stops throughout the Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills constituency last week, including a barbecue fundraiser for the constituency association in Centennial

Police briefs

Smokeshop raid results in charges The owner of Chad's Smokeshop, Chad Wentworth, is facing numerous charges after three of his stores — including the one in Olds — were raided by police a few months ago.

Men facing charges after boat stolen from storage

Suspects fled police after accident Two Alberta men are facing numerous charges after a boat and trailer were reported stolen from a storage lot in Olds on July 31.

Nearly $7,000 raised for three-year-old with cancer

Almost $7,000 was raised for a three-year-old boy recently diagnosed with stomach cancer at the second annual Jaffray Charity Golf and Social July 23 at the Olds Highlands Golf Club.

Bowden councillors informed of roles in emergency

Bowden town councillors were given an overview of their roles and responsibilities when faced with an emergency situation in the town.

Western heritage weekend coming to ag grounds this weekend

The Western Heritage Weekend promises to offer fans of traditional western events even more to see and do this weekend.