Mike Walsh, who is currently a councillor for the town of Penhold and a teacher at Innisfail Middle School, is seeking the United Conservative Party nomination for the riding of Innisfail-Sylvan Lake. His plans to seek the UCP nomination for the constituency follow the recent resignation of of first term MLA Don MacIntyre.
Mike Walsh Running For UCP Nomination In Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
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Hear From New Head Coach Of Olds College's Rodeo Team
Olds College's Rodeo Team is hosting its second rodeo of the spring. Slack is Saturday, February 17th at 2. The first performace is that evening at 6:30 and then Sunday's start time at the Braun Arena is 10am. Admission is $10 dollars per day or it is $15 dollars for a weekend pass. Children under the age of 12 get in for free.
Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Team - Targeted Arrest of Wanted Man From Olds
The Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Team (SACRT) has arrested a man from Olds wanted on 63 charges spanning four jurisdictions.
Olds Citizens On Patrol Update
The Olds Citizens On Patrol program has been successful so far since getting up and running at the start of the year. C.O.P President Vince Clarke says they have had a few patrols where updates were given to police, which led to some arrests.
Devin Dreeshen Seeking UCP Nomination In Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
Devin Dreeshen - a fifth generation local farmer, volunteer and long-time conservative party activist - announced on Tuesday, February 13th that he is seeking the United Conservative Party nomination in the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding.
Didsbury RCMP - Final Arrest Made In Kidnapping Investigation
The fifth and final person sought in connection with a January 23rd kidnapping investigation has been arrested, according to Didsbury RCMP.
Hear From New Town of Olds Fire Chief Justin Andrew
Olds Fire Chief Justin Andrew is reminding residents and property owners in town about the hazards of carbon monoxide.
Didsbury Skatepark Design Presentation
There will be a chance to take a look and give your feedback on the proposed designs for the Didsbury Skateboard Park in the town council chambers on Thursday, February 15th at 6:30pm Manager of Community Services Nicole Aasen says the future park is part of the Didsbury Memorial Complex Outlying Plan. She notes the Skateboard Park Committee is looking to access large scale provincial grants to help fund part of the project plus there will also be upcoming events and fundraising opportunities.
Shared Management Structure For Alberta Barley & Alberta Wheat Commission
96.5 CKFM spoke to Alberta Barley Chairman Jason Lenz about a variety of topics including the recent announcement regarding the decision to move forward with the Alberta Wheat Commission on a shared management team.
MV Colts Host Annual HJHL Charity Game For Rural AB Ride For Dad
The Mountain View Colts annual HJHL charity hockey game has now raised about $177,000 over the last 10 years for the Rural Alberta Motorcycle Ride for Dad. On Saturday, February 10th in Didsbury, Mountainview and the Three Hills Thrashers presented this year's donation of a cheque for $12,055 dollars.
MLA Nathan Cooper Comments On Alberta's B.C. Wine Ban
British Columbia has stated it might regulate a stop to any expansion in oil flows in B.C. while it further studies how oil spills can be cleaned up. Alberta responded by cancelling talks to buy B.C. power and banning imports of B.C. wine. Meanwhile, the United Conservative Party MLA for Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills Nathan Cooper says Alberta needs to build relationships with its partners and other provinces but - at the end of the day - there definitely does need to be strong action.
Olds Chamber-Uptowne Business Breakfast On February 16th
The Olds & District Chamber of Commerce along with Uptowne Olds are hosting a business breakfast this week. Chamber President Ben Stone says the "Growing Community: Challenges & Opportunities" breakfast will feature Mayor Michael Muzychka talking about how the Town of Olds is preparing for change.
Didsbury RCMP - Wanted Man Arrested
32 year old Mitch Engler - the fourth suspect sought in connection with a January kidnapping investigation - has been taken into custody.
MVCU & Connect First Credit Union Announce Plans To Pursue Amalgamation
Plans to explore a business case to amalgamate and form a regionally focused credit union have been announced by two of Alberta's largest credit unions.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP - Make More Arrests Following B & E At Caroline Supplies
Rocky Mountain House RCMP have arrested and charged another of the suspects following a break, enter and theft on January 28th at Caroline Supplies.
Didsbury & District Chamber of Commerce - 2018 Economic Outlook
The President of the Didsbury & District Chamber of Commerce says the 2018 economic outlook for the town of Didsbury is looking bright. He notes that with Didsbury being a smaller community, businesses continue to have consistent local shopping in retail and professional services.
Learn To Curl Clinic In Olds Features A Two Time Canadian Women's Curling Champion
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