Voters can learn more about the candidates running for Olds town council from 7 until 9pm at the Trans Canada Theatre on Tuesday, October 3rd.
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FCC Watching Five Top Economic Trends In 2019
Farm Credit Canada has released the 5 key economic trends in agriculture to watch in 2019. Chief Economist at FCC J.P Gervais says market access is critical and there are lots of different trends that have an impact on the bottom line of farm operations here in Alberta. He says there is always the potential to see supply grow in commodities in 2019.
Olds Hosting AFAC Livestock Care Conference Again This Year
The 26th annual Alberta Farm Animal Care Livestock Care Conference is coming to Olds this spring. The 2019 edition of the event is planned for March 20th and 21st at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites. The Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards of Distinction will be presented there as well.
Westview Co-op Invests In Hanna Crop Input & Building Supplies Business
The General Manager of Westview Co-op is excited to add Consort and Hanna to the local Co-op family. Dennis Lang says Westview Co-op has acquired Fox Lake Agro Services - which has locations in Consort and Hanna - as well as Hanna Building Supplies.
2019 Spruce View Lions Charter Night
The Spruce View Citizens of the Year for 2019, Dick & Jean Foesier, will be honoured during the Spruce View Lions Annual Charter Night. It is coming up on Saturday, January 19 at the Spruce View Community Hall.
CLC Ride For Mental Health
The Community Learning Campus and Olds College are hosting a "Ride for Mental Health". Recreation & Special Events Programmer at the CLC Steven Bowie says it is free for members of the community to drop in even without a gym membership. The ride will be a two day event this year at the CLC Fitness Centre on January 25th and 26th.
New Rules For Flying Drones Take Effect Later This Year
According to Transport Canada tighter regulations that would impose age limits, knowledge tests and registration requirements on all drone operators are set to take effect this year - with June 1st, 2019 being the date for most of the changes. Earl Dreeshen - the Red Deer-Mountain View MP - says these rules are important to ensure the safety of Canadians. However, he adds, with technology moving quickly you want to make sure not hinder innovation either.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP Investigate Fatal Two Vehicle Collision
A 35 year old woman and a 4 year old boy - both from the O'Chiese First Nation - are dead following a two vehicle collision on Highway 756 northwest of Rocky Mountain House on Wednesday, January 16th.
Didsbury & Olds RCMP Respond To Serious Collision
Mounties believe that poor road conditions including fog and ice are factors in a two vehicle collision which resulted in one fatality on Highway 2A between Carstairs and Crossfield on Wednesday, January 16th.
First Event Of 2019 Coming Up For Olds & District Chamber Of Commerce
The Olds & District Chamber of Commerce has its first event of 2019 next week with the Chamber Appreciation Open House. It will be held at the Chamber office on Wednesday, January 23rd from 9am through until 7pm.
Ice Dancer Kobi Chant To Represent Town Of Olds At 2019 Canada Winter Games
Kobi Chant is a 16 year old grade 11 student at Olds High School who will be competing in the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. Chant has been skating since he was 3 years old in CanSkate and has been competitive ice dancing for the past 5 years.
Olds College - New Director Of Applied Research At The Centre Of Innovation
Joy Agnew is Olds College's new Director of Applied Research at the Centre of Innovation.
MNP Torch Relay Coming To Olds Prior To 2019 Canada Winter Games
A total of 48 communities coast to coast get a visit from the MNP Torch Relay prior to the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer in just a few weeks. The stop in Olds will be on Thursday, January 31st with the town incorporating all 19 of the CWG sports that day. The Torch Ceremony is slated for 5 until 5:15pm at the SportsComplex.
Kurt Jorsvik Wins A-Event Final At 25th Annual Didsbury Farm & Ranch Bonspiel
The A-event final of 25th annual edition of the Didsbury Farm & Ranch Bonspiel came down to a measurement on the last rock to decide the winner and in the end Kurt Jorsvik's rink prevailed 5-4 over Ed Wicks.
Sundre RCMP - Thieves Commit A Smash & Grab In Sundre
Sundre RCMP are seeking information from the public to help identify a pair of suspects who were captured on security footage as they stole several thousand dollars worth of high end power tools from a hardware store located just west of town.
Mountain View County Sending Letter To Provincial Environment Minister
Mountain View County council made a motion during the Wednesday, January 9th meeting to send a letter to the provincial Environment Minister asking that the public town hall forums regarding the Bighorn Country proposal be rescheduled to ensure proper public consultation.
UFA Rural Rocks Program Brings Team Koe To 2019 Didsbury Farm & Ranch Bonspiel
The "UFA Rural Rocks" program arrived at the Didsbury Curling Club on Monday, January 7th. 3-time Canadian Champion Kevin Koe and his team is co-sponsored this season by UFA and NuFarm Agriculture.