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Two stabbed in street attack

Two Calgary men are facing charges of aggravated assault and numerous other offences after two people were stabbed following an altercation in an Olds bar that spilled out onto the streets early Friday morning.

Uptown redevelopment meeting sparks big picture thinking

About 30 people attended an open house on April 11 to discuss the Area Redevelopment Plan for the uptown core at the Royal Canadian Legion. The open house gave the public the first glimpse at a plan that will take about 14 months to complete.

Candidates debate issues at Caroline forum

Wild Rose candidates debate issues at Caroline forum By Dan Singleton Round Up staff Caption: Smiling candidates - Liberal candidate John Reilly (left to right), NDP candidate Jeff Horvath and Conservative candidate Blake Richards share a laugh at th

Backcountry 4x4ers hospitalized after rescue

Two of five people stranded overnight in the backcountry of the Waiparous area were taken to hospital after being rescued April 11.

OES teacher nominated for excellence in teaching award

One local teacher who came out of retirement four years ago has been recognized for her hard work by being nominated for an excellence in teaching award.

Water, wastewater rates will increase May 1

Water rates for residents in the Town of Olds will be going up 23 cents per cubic metre to $2.54 per cubic metre while wastewater rates will be hiked $1.

Wild Rose candidates set out gun registry views

The four Wild Rose riding candidates have weighed in on whether the nation's controversial long gun registry should be retained, abolished or examined further.
Uptown redevelopment process gets underway

Uptown redevelopment process gets underway

The process to begin redeveloping the uptown core through an Area Redevelopment Plan will be kicking off tonight with a public meeting beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Olds Royal Canadian Legion.

Reilly apologizes following radio comments

Wild Rose Liberal candidate John Reilly, a retired judge, has apologized for comments he made on a Calgary radio show. In a one-on-one interview on QR77, Reilly cited an example of a case he said did not warrant a lengthy jail sentence.

1600 Fortis customers left in the dark

Almost 1600 FortisAlberta customers in Didsbury and rural Olds lost power Saturday night due to a broken distribution line off Highway 2A, half a mile south of Olds.