After an appearance at the town of Olds council meeting on Monday, February 10th Earl Dreeshen - the Red Deer-Mountain View MP - was asked about the new Efficient Grain Dryer Program. The program is funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. It will help cover costs for eligible grain dryer improvements.
MP Earl Dreeshen Reacts To New Grain Dryer Program For Farmers Hit With Tough Harvest
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Local Women, Unite - Celebrating International Women's Day With Event In Olds
The Pomeroy Inn & Suites Olds is the place to be on Friday, March 6th as Local Women, Unite hosts an exciting event to coincide with International Women's Day. The night will include a vendor market, a panel discussion with the Vintage Society Co. ladies on "creating a life you love", appetizers, a fashion show, prizes and it finish up with a dance featuring a live DJ.
Sundre RCMP - Red Deer Hooligans Victimize Residents
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Olds Curling Club Receives Provincial Grant To Turn Humpty's Champions Cup Event Into World-Class Show
A $125,000 dollar provincial grant has been awarded to the Olds Curling Club. Jeff Miller - President of the Olds Curling Club - says it is for the upcoming Humpty's Champions Cup event which takes place in Olds from April 29th through May 3rd. He says funds will go towards items including: free admission to the social house, bigger and better entertainment, plus volunteer recognition.
Canada's Grain Farmers Continue To Call For Action After #HarvestFromHell
The Chair of the Grain Growers of Canada says National Grain Week got off to a good start when a Southern Ontario MP introduced a private members bill aimed at exempting those who use propane and natural gas for grain drying from the federal carbon tax.
Olds RCMP Seize Stolen Property During Execution Of Search Warrant
A 48 year old male from Mountain View County has been arrested and charged after Olds RCMP and the Southern Alberta Auto Theft Unit executed a search warrant at a rural residence east of Olds on Friday, February 14th.
Olds RCMP Seized Firearms, Drugs & Stolen Property During Execution Of Warrant
Four individuals - ranging between the ages of 39 and 52 - have been charged after Olds RCMP executed a search warrant at a local residence on Thursday, February 13th.
Town of Olds - Public Art Unveiling Held At Cornerstone Art Commons
Works from the 2019 Town of Olds website photo contest are now up as part of an all new 16 panel exhibit in the Cornerstone Art Commons. The town held a public art unveiling for them on Friday, February 14th. The contest winning photos from Veronica Reist, Yvonne Kennedy, Laura Neaves and Mary Jane Harper are part of the exhibit. Jim Brown and Gayle Kohut are the artists responsible for the paintings in the Cornerstone Art Commons - they are titled "The Fancy Dance" and "Metis Life" respectively.
Mountain View Colts Sweep Stettler, Will Face Airdrie In HJHL Northern Division Semi-Finals
After brushing aside the Stettler Lightning in the opening round of the Heritage Junior Hockey League playoffs, the Mountain View Colts will next clash with the Airdrie Thunder in the Northern Division semi-finals.
40th Olds Farmers Bonspiel & 37th Olds Farmerettes Bonspeil Results
One of only two curlers to participate in all 40 editions of the Olds Farmers Bonspeil is the 2020 champion. Dennis Roemmele and Larry Flessatti have participated every year. Larry Flessatti has now won the A-Side title for the 3rd time after defeating Bert Pringle on Friday, February 14th. Meanwhile, the 37th annual Olds Farmerettes Bonspiel saw Kim Lewis beat Doris Neufeld in the A-Side final.
Olds Grizzlys Honour Former GM & President Bob Clark With His Own Banner
The Olds Grizzlys organization wishes to congratulate Bob Clark on his induction into the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame this year. The Black & Gold sincerely thank him and his family for their committment to growing and bettering hockey in our area. The local AJHL club officially be honoured Bob on Friday, February 14th at prior to a home game versus the Camrose Kodiaks.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP Seize Firearms & Drugs During Execution Of Warrant
Four individuals from Rocky Mountain House - ranging in age from 20 to 34 - have been charged after a search warrant was executed at a local residence on Thursday, February 13th.
3rd Annual Dot's Day
The 2020 edition of Dot's Day is coming up on Saturday, March 14th at the Community Learning Campus in Olds.
Town of Olds - New Community Police Officer
Morley Statchuk is the new Community Police Officer for the town of Olds. He has lived in Olds for 11 years and was most recently employed as the School Resource Officer for the city of Airdrie.
Town of Didsbury - Council Approves Two Capital Budget Items
The 2020 proposed Operating and Capital Budgets can be found on the town of Didsbury website. The Operational Budget will return to council in March or April for further review.
Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly Attends Olds Council Meeting
The Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA looks forward to Alberta's Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer rolling out more details this spring about the province's plan to add more than 500 RCMP positions in rural communities. Nathan Cooper believes the force will be nimble, it will be able to react to the changing needs of rural Alberta and it will provide some additional safety right across the province. Cooper - who is also the Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly - made an appearance at the Olds council meeting on Monday, February 11th where he was asked questions abou