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Doug Collie

Doug Collie

Doug Collie joined the Olds Albertan in 2014 as editor. He covers municipal politics, news, community events, arts and entertainment and sports happening in and around Bowden and Olds.

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Recent Work by Doug

Radiothon raises at least $92,000 for emergency shelter in Olds

Radiothon raises at least $92,000 for emergency shelter in Olds

Fundraiser proceeds go toward covering costs for things like fencing, security and lighting for the shelter, currently under construction
Former Olds-area resident starts cycling across Canada to fulfill dad’s dream

Former Olds-area resident starts cycling across Canada to fulfill dad’s dream

Kevin Spicer, 27, who now lives in the U.S. but was raised about five miles north of Olds, planned to start his journey on May 23 and take about 50 days to cross Canada
Residential suites proposed in former Olds jewelry store's basement

Residential suites proposed in former Olds jewelry store's basement

Bylaw amendment would affect all C1 properties in Uptowne Olds
Stretch of Highway 27 through Olds closed Wednesday, Thursday

Stretch of Highway 27 through Olds closed Wednesday, Thursday

Signs on Highway 2 and Highway 22 warning large trucks, commercial, service traffic of Highway 27 detour in Olds May 22 - 23
Three projects in Olds providing 24 housing units in total approved

Three projects in Olds providing 24 housing units in total approved

Three buildings containing four, eight and 12 units each were approved during May 13 Olds town council meeting
Town of Olds offers rain barrel, composter rebate program

Town of Olds offers rain barrel, composter rebate program

Residents who buy a rain barrel and/or a home composter could receive rebates of up to 50 per cent to a maximum of $50 per item
Oldstoberfest expanding to three days in 2024

Oldstoberfest expanding to three days in 2024

World's only Bavarian rodeo will feature three concerts this year, including an act from Nashville
Coffee With Councillors is back in Olds

Coffee With Councillors is back in Olds

Sessions scheduled so far are an opportunity for residents to air their concerns and praise directly with town councillors
Baton twirlers shine in provincials held in Olds

Baton twirlers shine in provincials held in Olds

The Alberta baton twirling provincials were held in Olds at the beginning of the month
Mock crash demonstrates risks of drunk, drugged driving ahead of May long weekend

Mock crash demonstrates risks of drunk, drugged driving ahead of May long weekend

Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) program directed at high school students
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