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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.

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dcollie@olds.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Doug

Auction date set for Olds properties in tax arrears

Auction date set for Olds properties in tax arrears

Reserve bids for tax recovery auction properties in Olds are $279,000 for one and $2,880,000 for the other
Organizations apply for Olds property tax exemptions

Organizations apply for Olds property tax exemptions

Seven local organizations have applied to the town for tax exemptions totalling just under $30,000
Flessatti rink wins A side of Olds Curling Club's Seniors Bonspiel

Flessatti rink wins A side of Olds Curling Club's Seniors Bonspiel

Participation in an Olds seniors bonspiel was down to 16 teams from 18 last year and 24 in previous years
Open houses planned to promote French Immersion in Olds

Open houses planned to promote French Immersion in Olds

Members of Canadian Parents for French-Olds have organized a couple of events to spur enrolment in French Immersion locally out of fear it might be dropped or lose funds
Bowden arena's roof repair estimate a fraction of previous one

Bowden arena's roof repair estimate a fraction of previous one

The cost to repair Bowden's arena is now projected to be in the $25,000 range rather than the $2 million or more projected last year
Outdoor RV storage yard approved for north end of Olds

Outdoor RV storage yard approved for north end of Olds

The Town of Olds' municipal planning commission approved plans for a storage facility to be located at 3201 50th Avenue
Town Hall policing meetings planned for local area

Town Hall policing meetings planned for local area

Residents who have comments and/or concerns about policing issues are invited to attend meetings this week in Bowden and Olds
Olds Grizzlys player named community ambassador

Olds Grizzlys player named community ambassador

Tristan Bauming has been named an RBC AJHL Community Ambassador for the current season of the Olds Grizzlys
Olds Grizzlys make four trades at trade deadline

Olds Grizzlys make four trades at trade deadline

The Olds Grizzlys traded their captain and an assistant captain during a flurry of trades on Jan. 10
Alberta director says provincial filming incentives not good enough

Alberta director says provincial filming incentives not good enough

Alberta born and raised film director Aaron James says government incentives to lure movie productions here from Hollywood do result in some jobs, but not for writers and directors