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Enforcement of current speed zone signs questioned

The co-chair of the Olds and Area Traffic Safety Committee will be writing a letter to communities that have yellow and black signs with a black posted speed on the sign, informing administration that those types of signs are not enforceable when clo
Fund established in memory of slain college student

Fund established in memory of slain college student

A scholarship fund named in honour of a college student killed late last year was announced last week during an event hosted by the Aggies Club.

Residents' perceptions of Olds helping to rebrand the community

Town councillors got their first look at a branding exercise conducted by an Edmonton-based firm looking at re-branding the Town of Olds. McRobbie Optamedia made the presentation before the Policies and Priorities Committee on March 21.

Interact Club raising funds for conference, foundation

The Olds Interact Club will be hosting a dinner fundraiser on Thursday to benefit two projects the club will be involved with over the next year.

No one injured in Tuesday's collision

No injuries were sustained, as on-site EMS cleared both drivers after a collision on 54th Ave. and Highway 27 last Tuesday evening at about 6 p.m.

PC leadership hopefuls campaign in Olds

Three of the four leadership candidates for the provincial Progressive Conservative party attended the local annual general meeting for the Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills riding on Thursday at the Olds Royal Canadian Legion.

Bowden council agrees to regional water business plan

Bowden town council passed the Mountain View Regional Water Services Commission business plan as well as the rates that accompanied the plan on March 14 at its regular council meeting.

Trust fund established for deCoverley's children

A trust fund has been established for the five children of the late Trish deCoverley who ran Divine Dance in Olds for the last 20 years. The instructor and accomplished dancer died of a heart attack near her Condor home last Wednesday.
Acronaires perform

Acronaires perform

The Acronaires, an acrobatics group from Canadian University College performed at the Ralph Klein Centre on March 20.

Five new directors as two retire from chamber

No elections will be held after Wednesday's Annual General Meeting of the Olds Chamber of Commerce. Seven directors were acclimated after three motions for nomination were bypassed.