Over 300 athletes from across Canada will be in the town of Olds from May 17-20 for the 2019 Rope Skipping Canadian Nationals.
Rope Skipping Canada - 2019 National Championships Coming To Olds
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Town of Sundre - Residents Asked To Limit Unnecessary Water Use
A temporary loss of one of the town of Sundre's raw water well pumps has led to a request for residents to limit excess water use for the remainder of May and the month of June.
Town Of Didsbury - Council Approves 2020 Tax Rate Bylaw
Didsbury council passed the town's 2020 tax rate bylaw this week. According to Mayor Rhonda Hunter, the residential tax rate was approved at 8.225 which is down from 8.466 last year. She adds, the non-residential tax rate in Didsbury was approved at 8.769 which is down from 8.918 in 2019.
Goaltender From St. Vincent, Alberta Signs Letter Of Intent To Join Olds Grizzlys
Tristan Martin signed a letter of intent (LOI) in April to join the Olds Grizzlys for the upcoming AJHL season, after leading the Alberta Midget Hockey League in minutes played in 2019-2020.
Olds & District Hospice Society - Online Workshop For Those Affected By Isolation
Between June 9th and July 2nd, the Olds & District Hospice Society is offering an online workshop for those affected by isolation.
Valarosa Parks Association - Playground Build In Didsbury
If you are interested in volunteering to help build a playground for the Valarosa neighbourhood check out the Valarosa Parks Association Facebook page. Ben McPhee with the VPA says they will be starting on Saturday, May 30th with some grass seeding and some general site works. He adds, they hope to drill the foundation for the playground on weekend of June 20th.
Alberta Government - 20 million Masks To Be Distributed To Albertans
Government’s relaunch strategy includes providing free non-medical masks to Albertans who need them.
Olds Fire Department - 2020 Olds Virtual Terry Fox Run
Register for the 2020 Olds Virtual Terry Fox Run. One Day. Your Way. Sunday, September 20th. This year, participate from wherever you are. Around your neighbourhood, backyard, down the street or around the block. Walk, Ride, Run. In these uncertain times, the one certainty we have is that cancer is not waiting for COVID-19 to be over. This year, Canadians will unite in spirit, not in person, for their own version of the Run. 2020 also marks the 40th anniversary of Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope.
Olds Regional Exhibition - Olds Farmers' Market To Open June 18th
Exciting news for the Olds Regional Exhibition this week as Alberta continues Stage 1 of its relaunch. On Tuesday, May 26th Tracy Gardner with ORE announced the first Farmers' Market of 2020 is slated for June 18th at the Big Rack Cow Palace. She says they are encouraging guests to shop with a purpose during the COVID-19 pandemic and plan ahead by viewing the new online vendor map on the ORE Facebook Page.
Alberta Government - Supporting Alberta’s Relaunch In The Legislature
With more Albertans heading back to work, Government House Leader Jason Nixon says it is only fair the province’s policy-makers convene in Edmonton to debate legislation critical to getting the province back on track after a protracted commodities price war and COVID-19.
Sylvan Lake RCMP Lay A Child Luring Charge
A 38 year old male from Sylvan Lake has been charged as a result of an investigation into a complaint of an adult male texting a teenage female on May 19th.
Town Of Olds - Business Re-Opening Program
Olds council gave the green light to a business re-opening program on Monday, May 25th. Storefront businesses located within the town's boundaries will be eligible for up to $500 dollars, while home occupancy businesses will be eligible for up to $100 dollars. The money will help assist with costs during the COVID-19 pandemic to modify public spaces to ensure staff safety, physical distancing practices or for the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Provincial Government Responds To Spring 2020 RMA Emergency Resolution Endorsed By MV County
The Alberta government recently announced $14 million dollars per month to support the operators of long term care facilities, designated supportive living homes and seniors homes. Mountain View County had endorsed an emergency resolution to the Rural Municipalities of Alberta regarding the matter back in April.
Alberta Government - 42 New Cases Brings Total Number Of Active Cases To 801
Alberta’s COVID-19 hospitalization rates remain low with 46 people in hospital, six of whom are in intensive care. In total, 5,924 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19. There have been no more deaths.
Olds Council Requires Re-Organization Of Loan Financing Provided To Olds Institute
According to the town of Olds, the decision has been made by council to require the re-organization of the loan financing provided to Olds Institute.
Town Of Olds Fire Department - Structure Fire At 5600 Sunrise Crescent
A structure fire at 5600 Sunrise Crescent in Olds required a response from the town of Olds Fire Department on Friday, May 22nd. No injuries were reported.
Local Charities & Not-For-Profit Organizations Supported By Provincial Emergency Funding
Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA Nathan Cooper says approximately $210,000 was allocated in this constituency from the recently announced $30 million in emergency social services funding provided by the provincial government.