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First two chicken-raising operations approved for Olds

First two chicken-raising operations approved for Olds

The Olds Municipal Planning Commission has approved the first two first two applications it has received for chicken coops in town
Unhappiness and silence over proposed federal riding changes

Unhappiness and silence over proposed federal riding changes

Plan puts Innisfail and Olds in separate redrawn ridings that stretch west to mountains and east to Saskatchewan border
Don't get complacent, more rain expected; Olds operations director

Don't get complacent, more rain expected; Olds operations director

Olds homeowners and town staff have to remain vigilant to make sure water can safely flow from properties and not damage infrastructure, because more rain is forecast
Elnora man facing death charges into horrific vehicle crash

Elnora man facing death charges into horrific vehicle crash

Two young adults killed north of Trochu; accused also facing drunk driving charges
Sports medicine team treated high school rodeo athletes

Sports medicine team treated high school rodeo athletes

The Canadian Professional Rodeo Sports Medicine Team dealt with everything from injuries to mental health support during the High School Rodeo Finals in Olds
Council welcomes new chief administrative officer

Council welcomes new chief administrative officer

Brent Williams, the new chief administrative officer for the Town of Olds, was welcomed by council during its June 6 policies and priorities meeting
Landscape artist's work on display at Mountain View Museum

Landscape artist's work on display at Mountain View Museum

The pandemic spurred a Red Deer artist to paint Alberta's landscapes and many of those pictures are now on display until June 30 at the Mountain View Museum in Olds
Town of Olds, committee receive provincial age-friendly award

Town of Olds, committee receive provincial age-friendly award

The Town of Olds and a local committee received on June 10 the Age-Friendly Alberta Recognition Award for striving to make the community more accessible and convenient for seniors
Olds United Church minister leaving for Innisfail church

Olds United Church minister leaving for Innisfail church

Rev. Tammy Allan of Olds United Church is leaving at the end of June to become the minister of Innisfail United Church, replacing Rev. Darren Liepold, who is moving to eastern Ontario
Innisfail’s United Church minister is leaving town

Innisfail’s United Church minister is leaving town

Rev. Darren Liepold to become ‘minister to the ministers’ for churches in east-central Ontario