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New building proving to be an asset to OML

New building proving to be an asset to OML

The move to the new building has allowed the Olds Municipal Library to be much more flexible in its offerings to the public and has been a great boon to staff, according to the library manager.
Kolb appeals MPC's rejection of smokehouse in residential neighbourhood

Kolb appeals MPC's rejection of smokehouse in residential neighbourhood

The Subdivision Development Appeal Board heard arguments for and against an appeal of a Municipal Planning Commission decision rejecting the application of Brent Kolb to house a meat-smoking operation in his residential garage last week.
OHS hosting election forum

OHS hosting election forum

Students in Bruce Madore's Grade 9 social studies class are organizing an all-candidates forum to be held on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the TransCanada Theatre.
Stabbing attack suspects in court

Stabbing attack suspects in court

One of two suspects charged in a street stabbing attack in Olds April 15 remains in custody following a court appearance last week.
Wild Rose candidates discuss accountability, economy

Wild Rose candidates discuss accountability, economy

Four of the five candidates running in the federal Wild Rose riding discussed a host of topics during a two hour forum in Airdrie on Thursday, including their respective plans and proposals for the national economy, government accountability and envi
Ipsos survey could benchmark town operations

Ipsos survey could benchmark town operations

The opinions of hundreds of Olds residents may be solicited by a world leading marketing research firm to help municipal officials benchmark operations performance.
Council takes over FCSS board

Council takes over FCSS board

The Town of Olds council voted last week to temporarily take over the community's Family and Community Support Services board. Council has had trouble in filling the board positions over the last two years.
Christian Heritage joins Wild Rose race

Christian Heritage joins Wild Rose race

Christian Heritage Party candidate Randy Van Den Broek has joined the Wild Rose riding election race, calling himself a good alternative to incumbent Conservative Blake Richards.
Users give ideas on skateboard park

Users give ideas on skateboard park

About 50 skateboarders and parents turned out to a users meeting on Wednesday at the Recreation Center to discuss safety and general park etiquette. Zev Klymocho of Newline Skateparks was on hand to lead the discussion.
Business Vitality Initiative measures health of local business

Business Vitality Initiative measures health of local business

A report will soon be written identifying priority areas to develop the business community further in town following a workshop that was conducted on Thursday at Olds College.
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