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Bruce Rowe Explains Why Controversial School Bullying Motion Was Voted Down

The Tories And Wildrose Party Members Who Voted Down A Liberal Motion That Would Have Supported Gay-Straight Alliances In The Province Say Schools Are Already Mandated To Provide A Safe Environment For Students.

MP For Wildrose Calls Flaherty's Death 'Sad Day For Tory Caucus And All Of Canada'

Former Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty Passed Away Thursday, April 10th At The Age 64 In His Ottawa Apartment.

Three Hills RCMP Make Arrests Following Delburne Fas Gas Armed Robbery

2 Young Offenders Have Been Arrested And Face Charges.

Spring Runoff Rapidly Rolling Through MV County Roadways

The First Road Closures In Mountain View County Occurred On Wednesday, April 9th And Many More Are Expected As The Snowpack Continues To Melt.

Central Alberta Regional Collaborative Service Delivery Appealing For More Funding

The Chinook's Edge Superintendent Believes The Provincial Government's Funding Model Is Flawed And It Has Left The Central Alberta RCSD With A $1.4 Million Dollar Shortfall.

Women's Hockey Hero Headlines OC Broncos Athletic Banquet

Meaghan Mikkelson Overcame More Than Most To Help Team Canada Strike Gold In Sochi. Despite Playing With A Broken Right Hand, The Former Wisconsin Badger Set Up The First Goal Of Canada's Stirring Late Game Comeback Versus The Americans.

First Reading Of Tax Rate Bylaw Passed By Sundre Council

The Tax Rate Increase For Sundre Residents Is Going To Be Just Below 3%, while Businesses Will See A Hike Of Just Under 1.6%.

National Victims Of Crime Awareness Week

Taking Action Is The Theme For 2014, And The MP For Wildrose Says That Is Exactly What The Federal Government Did On April 3rd By Announcing The New Canadian Victims Bill of Rights.

Animal Health Technology Program Receives Digital X-Ray Unit

The AHT Welcomed The Personnel Who Made The Purchase Possible To The Olds College Campus On Friday, April 4th.

Community Involvment Earns More Accolades For AHLer From Olds

The Man Of The Year For The American Hockey League's St. John's IceCaps Is Once Again Jason Jaffray.

Emergency Response Funding For Provincial Highways Boosted By AB Transportation

Municipalities And Their Taxpayers Will No Longer Be Left Picking Up The Shortfall When Fire Departments Respond To Emergency Situations On Provincial Highways.

Alberta's Ag Minister Comments On Fail Rail For Grain Farmers Act

A More Permanent Step To Ease The National Grain Backlog Was Taken When The Federal Government Tabled Legislation To Further Enhance Rail Service. Alberta's Ag Minister Verlyn Olsen Calls The Fair Rail For Grain Farmers Act, 'Finally A Response To What They Had Been Asking For'.

2014 Provincial Budget Supports 2000 New Spaces To Campus Alberta System.

A $32.5 Million Dollar Increase In Provincial Funding This year Is Aimed At Giving Post-Secondary Students In Alberta Greater Access To High Demand Programs. At Olds College, The Money Will Go Towards 18 First Year Fashion Apparel Diploma Program Spaces.

UFA Expanding Its Presence In Airdrie

The City of Airdrie Is Getting A UFA Petroleum Bulk Fuel & Cardlock Along With A New Farm & Ranch Supply Store In 2015.

Bowden Council Passes 2014 Budget

An Increase In The Municipal Tax Rate For Of Bowden Is Slated For This Year Following The Approval Of The Town's New Budget.

New Identity For Olds Ag Society

OAS Membership Made The Bold & Visionary Decision One Year Ago To Change To The Olds Regional Exhibition. Monday's (March 24th) Annual General Meeting Included The Official Launch, Along With A New Logo.

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Olds Golf Club Hoping For Early May Opening In 2014

The First Major Of The PGA Season Is In The Books. Bubba Watston Walked Away With The Championship And Another Iconic Sport Coat. Meanwhile, Golfers In Olds And Area Are Getting Closer To Being Able To Work On Their Swing.

Grizzlys Spring Camp Plants Seeds For Success Next Fall

The Opportunity To Play Junior Hockey In Olds Brought Dozens Of Aspiring AJHLers To Town To Perform In Front OGs Coaches And Scouts.

Grizzlys Koberstein Cracks NHL Central Scouting List For 2014 Draft

This June 27th or 28th In Philadelphia, Nikolas Koberstein Could Become The First Player To Be Picked Directly From The Olds Grizzlys To The NHL Since Tampa Bay Selected Jay Rosehill 227th Overall In 2003.

Wranglers And Generals Move On; Optimist Chiefs Run Ends

A Pair Of Central Alberta Teams Will Carry The Hopes Of Their Provincial On To The Next Event. While A 2 Year String Of National Domination Has Been Broken For Another.

Community Gathers For Grizzlys Alumni Game & Centennial Cup Celebration

Great Triumphs From More Than 3 Decades Of OGs Hockey Were Remembered As Alumni, Parents, Fans, Volunteers And Local Dignitaries Reunited At The SportsComplex And The Pomeroy Inn & Suites.

New Addition For 2014 CPRA Season Is Grass Roots Tour

The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association's Interim GM Says It Will Support The Smaller Rodeo Committees & Give Semi-Pro Card Holders As Well As Full Pros A Chance To Earn More Prize Money Ahead Of The CFR.

Optimist Chiefs Host Pacific Regional Championship Series In Red Deer

The Red Deer Optimist Chiefs Are Getting Set To Host The Okanagan Rockets With A Birth In The National Midget Triple 'A' Hockey Championships On The Line.

Pair of Gold Belt Buckles For OC Competitors at 2014 CCFR

More Than 100 Participants From 23 Post-Secondary Schools Across North America Were In Edmonton For The Canadian College Finals Rodeo.

2013-2014 AAA Journey Ends Versus Bentley For Birds

The Generals Took Another Stride Towards Repeating As Allan Cup Champions By Winning The Alberta Final Over Innisfail.

Trio Of Former Grizzlys Push SAIT Past NAIT

Didsbury's Brayden Hopfe Is The ACAC Hockey Online Player Of The Week. The 22 Year Old Goalie Along With Blueliners Craig Gans From Olds And Clay Howe From Lethbridget Helped The Trojans Sweep NAIT To Win The 2013-2014 ACAC Hockey Gold.

Mountain View Colts Hand Out Year End Awards

Saturday's (March 22nd) Year End Awards Banquet Gave The Mountain View Colts An Opportunity To Recognize Their Best Regular Season In Recent Memory.

Bandits Force Grizzlys Into Hibernation

The Brooks Bandits Bounced The Black & Gold From The AJHL Playoffs On March 18th. The 7th Place Grizzlys Never Quit, But They Only Held The Lead For 8 Minutes And 15 Seconds During The 4 Games Against The South DIvision's Top Team.

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