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Train derails north of Bowden

Train derails north of Bowden

Ten train cars derailed about five kilometers south of Innisfail at 1:27 a.m. April 21 confirmed Kevin Hrysak, media spokesman for Canadian Pacific.
Senate candidate stops in Olds

Senate candidate stops in Olds

There are 13 senate nominees running in the upcoming April 23 election, one of whom stopped in Olds on his campaign trail on April 12.
Trails master plan contract deferred a week

Trails master plan contract deferred a week

The awarding of a contract to do the town's Open Space and Trails Master Plan has been deferred by council until the next council meeting on April 23.
Several drivers arrested

Several drivers arrested

The Olds RCMP detachment and the Alberta Sheriffs arrested four drivers over the Easter weekend. On April 6, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Alberta Sheriffs stopped a vehicle on Highway 2, near Twp. Rd. 587.
Brown recognized for contributions to curling, Special O

Brown recognized for contributions to curling, Special O

Darren Brown was recognized on Thursday as the region's representative for the Canadian Curling Association's volunteer of the year award.
Election Day is coming

Election Day is coming

The Alberta elections will take place next Monday. Advance polls will run this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Olds Royal Canadian Legion on 46 Street, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Olds College students design new EOES front

Olds College students design new EOES front

For the past academic year, four Olds College students worked on designing a new front space for École Olds Elementary School. The project was done for two mandatory horticulture program courses.
The Other Side of Occupy discusses genuine wealth

The Other Side of Occupy discusses genuine wealth

More than 60 people attended the Other Side of Occupy event last Saturday at the Olds High School Commons. The day started with a keynote address by Edmonton author Mark Anielski about his concept of genuine wealth.
Guilty plea in fatal traffic case

Guilty plea in fatal traffic case

A man has entered a guilty plea for a traffic ticket that was laid after a collision that resulted in a fatality in October.
CAP funding cut hurts Olds technology library budget

CAP funding cut hurts Olds technology library budget

The federal government is cutting funding to the Community Access Program (CAP) starting in 2013. The CAP is a program that provides public Internet and technology access at libraries and community centres across the country.
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