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Doug Collie

Doug Collie

Doug Collie joined the Olds Albertan in 2014 as editor. He covers municipal politics, news, community events, arts and entertainment and sports happening in and around Bowden and Olds.

Recent Work by Doug

Today is Orange Shirt Day in Olds

Today is Orange Shirt Day in Olds

Awareness being raised about residential schools, bullying and racism
Community mourns passing of dedicated Olds volunteer

Community mourns passing of dedicated Olds volunteer

Judy Schlichenmayer passed away last week
Olds Citizens on Patrol may fold without more members

Olds Citizens on Patrol may fold without more members

Annual general meeting tonight to recruit more volunteers
Olds mayor frustrated over little mention of oil industry in throne speech

Olds mayor frustrated over little mention of oil industry in throne speech

Mike Muzychka did like the announcement that some COVID support programs will be extended or revamped
Cooking accident caused weekend Uptowne Olds fire

Cooking accident caused weekend Uptowne Olds fire

All the building's occupants were evacuated due to heavy smoke
Olds Centennial Park lights vandalized

Olds Centennial Park lights vandalized

Every solar light along the walking path in the park was smashed
Olds graffiti suspect arrested; appears in court Nov. 9

Olds graffiti suspect arrested; appears in court Nov. 9

Businesses, skatepark, even a tractor trailer tagged between Sept. 18 and Sept. 23
Olds council rejects tax exemption request

Olds council rejects tax exemption request

Town officials told Mount View seniors lodge itself can't be taxed but the life lease suites in it can
New Olds RCMP officers expected later this fall

New Olds RCMP officers expected later this fall

New officers, maternity leave returnee will bring detachment to full strength at 15 positions
'Soft opening' held for Rotary Athletic Park of Olds

'Soft opening' held for Rotary Athletic Park of Olds

COVID forced postponement of official opening