Born on June 28th, 1914 a resident from Olds is turning 105 years old this month. Alvina Hawthorne grew up in the Drumheller area near Delia, Alberta.
Olds Resident Turning 105 Years Young On June 28th
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Airdrie RCMP QEII Traffic Unit On Scene Of collision On QEII – Update #2
A 35 year old male from Sylvan Lake has been charged with 18 Criminal Code offences and two more offences under the Traffic Safety Act after Didsbury RCMP responded to an incident of a suspicious person in a vehicle outside of a residence in Carstairs. Police say it happened on Wednesday, July 29th.
Cochrane RCMP Respond To Collision Caused By Dangerous Driving And Rescue Driver
Charges are anticipated for a 36 year old male from Calgary after Cochrane RCMP responded to an incident in which a vehicle was driving head-on toward oncoming vehicles on Highway 22 north of Cochrane. Police say it happened early on the morning of Sunday, August 2nd.
Blackfalds Integrated Traffic Unit Vehicle Stop Near Nordegg Results In Charges And Drug Seizure
A 41 year old male and a 36 year old female - both from Sherwood Park - face charges after the Blackfalds Integrated Traffic Unit pulled over a vehicle for speeding on Highway 11 near Nordegg on Saturday, July 18th.
Leduc RCMP Respond To Break And Enter In Progress And Arrest Female From Airdrie
A 30 year old female from Airdrie faces charges following a report of a break and enter in progress to a business in the Leduc Industrial Area on Saturday, July 25th.
Olds RCMP - Safe Travel Reminders For The Heritage Day Long Weekend
Jim MacDonald - Staff Sergeant with the Olds RCMP detachment - says traffic safety is a shared responsibility and all motorists are reminded during the Heritage Day long weekend to practice safe driving behaviours such as remaining focused on the road, following traffic signs and posted speed limits, wearing seatbelts and driving sober.
Olds Grizzlys - Still Time To Sign Up For This Summer's Hockey School
Hockey players can get back on the ice at the SportsComplex to work on their skills with the Olds Grizzlys this August. The local Alberta Junior Hockey League club is offering sessions as part of its summer hockey school starting on August 10th and August 17th. Head Coach and General Manager Scott Atkinson thinks it is a really great opportunity for the Grizzlys coaching staff and their organization to connect with the community. He wants to display that the Grizzlys are really interested with the hockey development in town and the general area.
Olds College Awards 2020 Honorary Degree To Sheldon Kennedy
“Sheldon has shown tremendous support of Olds College through the Respect Group organisation,” said Stuart Cullum, president, Olds College. “His passion for creating safe, respectful environments for people to feel empowered reflects the values that we hold at Olds College, and makes Sheldon a wonderful recipient of the Olds College 2020 Honorary Degree.”
Bottle Drive Being Held In Sundre To Support Bear Valley Rescue
You can support Bear Valley Rescue on Saturday, August 1st in the town of Sundre. Amber Hoffman with Bear Valley Rescue says she started using the Heritage Day long weekend to hold a bottle drive fundraiser a couple of years ago. The organization rescues horses and other animals.
Paint The Barn Red Book Project Reaches Pre-Sale And Sponsorship Stage
the Paint the Barn Red book project is getting closer to becoming a reality. Committee Chair Gwen Day says the book features original paintings and individual stories of each of 50 barns from Mountain View County. Day says they began working on the project in May of 2018.
Local Discus Thrower Could Have Been In Tokyo This Week For The Summer Olympic Games
Heritage Day is coming up on Monday, August 3rd and it would have been a big day for a local discus thrower. Rachel Andres from Olds was within the top 32 in the world which would have been good enough to get her to Tokyo to represent Canada at the Olympic Summer Games. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic paused world athletics this year and forced the Games in Japan to be postponed until 2021.
Olds College Broncos Adjusting To ACAC's COVID-19 Schedule Changes
Trina Radcliffe - the Broncos Manager of Athletics - says player safety, staff safety and fan safety was first and foremost as the Alberta College's Athletic Conference (ACAC) made the decision to postpone the competitive season until January of 2021.
Alberta Government - Getting Alberta Back On Track, Fulfilling Promises
Alberta’s government has wrapped up a marathon session that saw 34 bills passed to make life better, diversify our economy and get Albertans back to work.
Alberta Government - New Opportunities For Alberta’s Livestock Sector
Amendments to the Meat Inspection Regulation will cut red tape and provide Albertans with greater access to locally produced meat while maintaining food safety.
Airdrie RCMP QEII Traffic Unit On Scene Of Collision On QEII – Update
Airdrie RCMP say a collision involving a police vehicle and a van occurred on Wednesday, July 29th.
Alberta Health Services - Heat Warning
For the week of July 27th-August 2nd a heat warning has been issued for the province by Alberta Heath Services.
Town of Didsbury - Beautifying The Entrance To Town
Members of the Didsbury Gardening Club and other residents of the community can assist the Parks Department with a special project. The town would like to beautify the "Welcome to Didsbury" sign.