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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

Town of Olds may waive development permit fees to spur business

Town of Olds may waive development permit fees to spur business

CAO warns waiving development fees could be costly and the impact on the budget hard to calculate
County's Summer Games dispersal request granted

County's Summer Games dispersal request granted

Proceeds to go back to participating municipalities
Olds Community Volunteer Bank growing fast

Olds Community Volunteer Bank growing fast

Includes call for volunteers to help out during emergencies
RCMP investigate break-ins in Bowden, Olds and Torrington

RCMP investigate break-ins in Bowden, Olds and Torrington

Vigilance with safety and security measures urged
Defiant Innisfail barbershop issue spurs query in Olds

Defiant Innisfail barbershop issue spurs query in Olds

Town officials say COVID enforcement is first an issue for Alberta Health Services
Olds councillor protests exclusion from committee

Olds councillor protests exclusion from committee

Mitch Thomson says exclusion from broadband investment committee hampers his ability to serve; his fellow councillors disagree
COVID outbreak at Mount View Lodge officially over

COVID outbreak at Mount View Lodge officially over

Five cases confirmed at the height of the outbreak
Olds' Broadband investment committee holds first meeting

Olds' Broadband investment committee holds first meeting

Next meeting scheduled for Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.
Didsbury couple told they had Olds hospital's New Year's baby

Didsbury couple told they had Olds hospital's New Year's baby

Leif Ballard was born at 9:11 p.m. on Jan. 6 in the Olds Hospital and Care Centre, weighing eight pounds
COVID outbreak at Mount View Lodge officially over

COVID outbreak at Mount View Lodge officially over

Five cases confirmed at the height of the outbreak