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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

Dog show entries astound, delight club president

Dog show entries astound, delight club president

A total of 2,022 dogs were entered in the Calgary Kennel and Obedience Club all-breed dog show held in Olds, which was well about the 450 target
Olds Fire Department's muscular dystrophy fundraiser nearly doubles its goal

Olds Fire Department's muscular dystrophy fundraiser nearly doubles its goal

Firefighters' camp-out on roof in Olds raised $18,940 for muscular dystrophy, nearly double their $10,000 goal
Radiothon raises more funds for emergency shelter

Radiothon raises more funds for emergency shelter

The second annual radiothon raised an estimated $40,000 for the Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society building fund
Bike race west of Olds considered a great success

Bike race west of Olds considered a great success

A bike race held May 14 west of Olds was such a success that organizers plan to hold it next year and to donate $500 to the Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society
Olds council votes to buy seven rock sculptures

Olds council votes to buy seven rock sculptures

Town of Olds will own all pieces in Highway 27 Sculpture Pathway
Cause of mobile home fire in Olds not considered suspicious

Cause of mobile home fire in Olds not considered suspicious

Residents were home during a May 15 blaze in Olds but escaped without injury
Olds Minor baseball back to hosting tournaments

Olds Minor baseball back to hosting tournaments

The 2022 minor baseball season is underway in Olds
Several factors could ruin promising Alberta economy

Several factors could ruin promising Alberta economy

Alberta’s economy could grow by 4.5 per cent next year, but the war in Ukraine, drought and inflation could crater it, says economist Todd Hirsch at an event in Olds
Inflation creates pressures for Olds Minor Hockey

Inflation creates pressures for Olds Minor Hockey

Olds Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) is doing its best to keep fees low as inflation forces costs upward
Strong results for Olds gymnastic club

Strong results for Olds gymnastic club

Members of the Imagine Gymnastics Club’s Xcel platinum team took first place in all of Alberta during a competition in Edmonton