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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

Different Canada Day in Olds due to COVID-19

Different Canada Day in Olds due to COVID-19

Reverse parade and video posted on town's website and Facebook page
Emergency operations centre praised by province

Emergency operations centre praised by province

Province asks town to share demobilization plans with other communities
CLC recreational facilities in holding pattern

CLC recreational facilities in holding pattern

Fitness centre will likely be the first facility to reopen
Fireworks in Olds postponed

Fireworks in Olds postponed

Weather forecast calls for 80 to 90 per cent chance of rain tonight
Elderly woman charged after two-vehicle collision

Elderly woman charged after two-vehicle collision

Collision occurred June 27 at about 1 p.m.
Father's Day parade of vehicles delights onlookers

Father's Day parade of vehicles delights onlookers

Event was held as part of Uptowne Olds' Summer Oldstice
Drive-by celebration of 65th wedding anniversary

Drive-by celebration of 65th wedding anniversary

The couple were totally taken by surprise by the event
Rotary Club golf tournament goes virtual

Rotary Club golf tournament goes virtual

People can play at their course of their choice alone, as a twosome, or as a team
Dance recital held in unusual venue

Dance recital held in unusual venue

First time held outdoors, rather than at the TransCanada Theatre
Olds Rapids swim club members awarded

Olds Rapids swim club members awarded

Season was cut short by COVID-19 pandemic