Need more medical grads, local officials say

Need more medical grads, local officials say Increasing the enrollment at medical schools in Alberta is one recommendation some local leaders in Olds would make if they were appointed to Premier Jim Prentices panel charged with reviewing rural health care.

Citizens of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year announced

The Rotary Club of Olds has named its 2014 Citizen of the Year, Youth Citizen of the Year and Humanitarian of the Year.


End-of-life facility unexpected

The vice-president of the Olds and District Hospice Society was initially surprised by the announcement of a 300-bed...


Olds crime stats down

The latest Olds crime stats are mixed, but overall, Cpl. Mike Black of the local detachment says the crime rate in the...


Olds RCMP short officers

Olds RCMP are short a few officers, a local RCMP officer says.


Bowden council turns down home builder's request for tax break

Bowden town council has rejected a request by a home builder for a tax break on a house that may be built in the town.


Corrections

Several errors occurred in a story in the Sept. 30 edition of the Albertan entitled MPC grills staff re: land prep for Ag...


Vehicle inspections, checkstops looming

Expect RCMP to be checking vehicles in Olds soon to make sure theyre ready for the coming winter.


Elvis is (coming back) in the building

Those who didnt get their fill of Elvis impersonator Adam Fitzpatrick will have another chance to see him in Olds Oct. 14.


Reader appalled by front page photo

Although I have never before written a letter to the Olds Albertan regarding any concerns with the paper, I felt compelled...