The Olds Albertan http://www.oldsalbertan.ca Olds News, Events, and more. <![CDATA[There won't be any fireworks in Bowden on Canada Day]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/No-fireworks-in-Bowden-on-Canada-Day-20170627 BOWDEN - There will be no fireworks -- and no other activities are planned -- in Bowden to celebrate Canada Day on July 1 this year.
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:30:05 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/No-fireworks-in-Bowden-on-Canada-Day-20170627
<![CDATA[Eighty people attend grief and bereavement conference]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Eighty-people-attend-grief-and-bereavement-conference-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Eighty-people-attend-grief-and-bereavement-conference-20170627 <![CDATA[Firefighter receives exemplary service medal]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Firefighter-receives-exemplary-service-medal-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Firefighter-receives-exemplary-service-medal-20170627 <![CDATA[Plan to kill goldfish in Winter Lake announced]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Plan-to-kill-goldfish-in-Winter-Lake-announced-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Plan-to-kill-goldfish-in-Winter-Lake-announced-20170627 <![CDATA[Location proposed for local bike park]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Location-proposed-for-local-bike-park-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Location-proposed-for-local-bike-park-20170627 <![CDATA[Proposed owners provide $500,000 to save Grizzlys]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Proposed-owners-provide-500000-to-save-Grizzlys-20170627 The Olds Grizzlys are certainly not on life support anymore, as representatives of the new ownership group made a presentation to the Olds Sportsmen's Recreational Association (OSRA) at last week's annual general meeting (June 21), and...]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Proposed-owners-provide-500000-to-save-Grizzlys-20170627 <![CDATA[Aboriginal art exhibition on display in library]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Aboriginal-art-exhibition-on-display-in-library-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Aboriginal-art-exhibition-on-display-in-library-20170627 <![CDATA[Rotary Gardens at seniors' lodge officially opened]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Rotary-Gardens-at-seniors-lodge-officially-opened-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Rotary-Gardens-at-seniors-lodge-officially-opened-20170627 <![CDATA[Fitness teams finish 1st, 2nd in province]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Fitness-teams-finish-1st-2nd-in-province-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Fitness-teams-finish-1st-2nd-in-province-20170627 <![CDATA[Town temporarily returns loan payment to OI]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Town-temporarily-returns-loan-payment-to-OI-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Town-temporarily-returns-loan-payment-to-OI-20170627 <![CDATA[Grateful for kindness shown by community]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Grateful-for-kindness-shown-by-community-20170627 I am a newcomer to Olds. I moved here in May 2016 after my husband passed away.
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Grateful-for-kindness-shown-by-community-20170627
<![CDATA[Minor hockey part of new Grizzlys ownership team]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Minor-hockey-part-of-Grizzlys-ownership-team-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Minor-hockey-part-of-Grizzlys-ownership-team-20170627 <![CDATA[Stingers go undefeated in regular season]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Stingers-go-undeafeated-in-regular-season-20170627 With a decided victory over the Brooks Drillers on Sunday (June 25), the Olds Stingers became the town's first junior lacrosse team to go undefeated in regular season play.
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Stingers-go-undeafeated-in-regular-season-20170627
<![CDATA[Retiring OC president thanks all who helped him]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Retiring-OC-president-thanks-all-who-helped-him-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Retiring-OC-president-thanks-all-who-helped-him-20170627 <![CDATA[Second Olds brewfest a success, says organizer]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Second-Olds-brewfest-a-success-says-organizer-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Second-Olds-brewfest-a-success-says-organizer-20170627 <![CDATA[New hockey team ownership group welcomed]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/New-hockey-team-ownership-group-welcomed-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/New-hockey-team-ownership-group-welcomed-20170627 <![CDATA[Everything Olds centre officially opened]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Everything-Olds-centre-officially-opened-20170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Everything-Olds-centre-officially-opened-20170627 <![CDATA[VIDEO: National Aboriginal Day - Women's shawl dance]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/VIDEO-National-Aboriginal-Day-Womens-shawl-dance-06222017 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:11:12 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/VIDEO-National-Aboriginal-Day-Womens-shawl-dance-06222017 <![CDATA[REVIVED: Friends of Grizzlys have $500,000 in bank]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/REVIVED-Friends-of-the-Grizzlys-have-500000-in-the-bank-20170623 The Olds Grizzlys are certainly not on life support anymore, as representatives of the new ownership group made a presentation to the Olds Sportsmen's Recreational Association (OSRA) at last night's annual general meeting, and announced...]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:45:05 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/REVIVED-Friends-of-the-Grizzlys-have-500000-in-the-bank-20170623 <![CDATA[Fitness teams finish 1st, 2nd in province]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Fitness-teams-finish-1st-2nd-in-province-20170620 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:45:05 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Fitness-teams-finish-1st-2nd-in-province-20170620 <![CDATA[Clock's ticking for Friends of the Grizzlys]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Clocks-ticking-for-Friends-of-the-Grizzlys-20170620 It's been three weeks since a group of locals got together and pitched a business proposal to the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) that would tentatively keep the Olds Grizzlys alive for the upcoming season.
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Clocks-ticking-for-Friends-of-the-Grizzlys-20170620
<![CDATA[Local bantam in top 20 draft to WHL]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Local-bantam-cracks-top-20-in-WHL-draft-20170620 Local skater Ronan Seeley is one of only a handful of players from Olds to be drafted to the Western Hockey League since 2000, and his top 20 pick by the Everett Silvertips last month is likely a first.
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Local-bantam-cracks-top-20-in-WHL-draft-20170620
<![CDATA[Sundial ready to set up $29-million shop in Olds]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Sundial-ready-to-set-up-29million-shop-in-Olds-20170620 Federal approval for a cultivation licence to grow marijuana means an Airdrie-based company now has funding to break ground on a $110-million facility on a lot in the southeast industrial area of Olds.
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Sundial-ready-to-set-up-29million-shop-in-Olds-20170620
<![CDATA[Final home games for junior lacrosse]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Final-home-games-for-junior-lacrosse-20170620 Both junior lacrosse teams are headed into their final week of regular season play leading their respective divisions in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League.
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Final-home-games-for-junior-lacrosse-20170620
<![CDATA[Steer sale raises $5,018 for Make A Wish]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Steer-sale-raises-5018-for-Make-A-Wish-20170620 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Steer-sale-raises-5018-for-Make-A-Wish-20170620 <![CDATA[First Baptist Church celebrates 125th anniversary]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/First-Baptist-Church-celebrates-125th-anniversary-20170620 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/First-Baptist-Church-celebrates-125th-anniversary-20170620 <![CDATA[Horizon School funding idea sparks interest]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Horizon-School-funding-idea-sparks-interest-20170620 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Horizon-School-funding-idea-sparks-interest-20170620 <![CDATA[ATCO franchise agreement renewed for 2017]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/ATCO-franchise-agreement-renewed-for-2017-20170620 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/ATCO-franchise-agreement-renewed-for-2017-20170620 <![CDATA[Inaugural Aboriginal Day celebrations this week]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Inaugural-Aboriginal-Day-celebrations-this-week-20170620 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Inaugural-Aboriginal-Day-celebrations-this-week-20170620 <![CDATA[Olds Soft Gels gets go-ahead to begin expansion]]> http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Olds-Soft-Gels-gets-goahead-to-begin-expansion-20170620 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0700 http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Olds-Soft-Gels-gets-goahead-to-begin-expansion-20170620