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2018 News Releases
Public Survey Results on Legalization of Cannabis in Olds
A legalization of cannabis survey was promoted through radio, newspaper, Town Hall News, Town electronic and other roadside signage, the community TV channel, and various other means of social media. 1,024 surveys were received and a report containing the results is available on the Town of Olds website. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to complete the survey ...
Posted Date: September 6, 2018
Back to School Safety Month
Olds Town Council has proclaimed September 1 - 30 as "Back to School Traffic Safety Month" in the Town of Olds ...
Posted Date: September 4, 2018
Manager of Community Services Begins September 4, 2018
Town of Olds Director of Community Services Doug Wagstaff is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Manager of Community Services. Michelle LaRoche ...
Posted Date: August 21, 2018
Olds Fire Department Activity
The Olds Fire Department was tasked on six different emergencies between 18:00-20:30hrs August 7th ...
Posted Date: August 8, 2018
Rural Structure Fire, Mountain View County
On Monday July 30, 2018 at approximately 9:46 PM the Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a reported rural structure fire ...
Posted Date: July 31, 2018
Motor Vehicle Collision
On Saturday, July 21st, 2018 at approximately 3:15 p.m., Olds Fire Department, EMS and RCMP were dispatched to a vehicle collision on ...
Posted Date: July 23, 2018
Off road vehicle incident - Mt. View County
On Saturday July 14th 2018 at approximately 20:51 hrs, the Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a single off road vehicle incident on ...
Posted Date: July 16, 2018
Motor Vehicle Collision QEII Olds Overpass
On Sunday June 10th 2018 at approximately 09:09hrs, The Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a single vehicle Collision at ...
Posted Date: June 11, 2018
Richardson Pioneer Contributes $75,000
The Town of Olds is pleased to announce that Richardson Pioneer has made a $75,000 contribution to the Town's new athletic park ...
Posted Date: May 17, 2018
Notice to Residents Regarding Trees with Black Knot Disease
A proliferation "outbreak" of Black Knot Disease on trees has been observed in Olds. This dreaded fungal disease attacks Prunus sp. such as ...
Posted Date: May 14, 2018
Firefighter Stair Climb
On Sunday April 29, 2018, firefighters from all over, including Olds, will be climbing the stairs of Calgary's BOW Building, Western Canada's tallest building and the highest elevation firefighter stair climb in the world ...
Posted Date: April 25, 2018
Electrical hazard - Cornerstone
On Tuesday April 17, 2018 at approximately 17:09 hrs the Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at the 6700 block of 46 Street ...
Posted Date: April 18, 2018
2017 Annual Report to the Community
As part of the Town's Corporate Strategic Goal to improve communication with citizens and stakeholders, Council and Administration are pleased to release the 2017 Annual Report. The 2017 Annual Report to the Community can be viewed here ...
Posted Date: April 17, 2018
Residential Structure Fire 5441 56 Street
On Sunday March 18, 2018 at approximately 12:07 pm, the Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire ...
Posted Date: March 19, 2018
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Notice of Decision
The Town of Olds wastewater plan approval has been extended for one year to allow time to complete their reclamation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Site ...
Posted Date: March 5, 2018
Lester Tribe Honored With Legacy Bench
The Town of Olds is proud to install a Legacy Bench in honor of Lester Woodroe Tribe (Oct. 17, 1921 – Nov. 11, 2003) at the Olds Aquatic Centre ...
Posted Date: February 22, 2018
Land Developer Contributes $50,000
A large sponsorship investment has been made by Springwood Developments, developers of Cornerstone Olds and other residential ...
Posted Date: February 14, 2018
Heritage Day Proclaimed
The Elected Officials of the Town of Olds, proclaim Monday, February 19,2018 as "HERITAGE DAY" ...
Posted Date: February 13, 2018
Pink Shirt Day Proclaimed
The Elected Officials of the Town of Olds, proclaim Wednesday, February 28,2018 as "PINK SHIRT DAY" ...
Posted Date: January 29, 2018
New Detachment Commander for Olds RCMP
Town of Olds CAO, Michael Merritt is pleased to welcome S/Sgt. Jim MacDonald as Detachment Commander for the Olds RCMP ...
Posted Date: January 22, 2018
Barn Fire January 17, 2018
On January 17, 2018 at 22:50 hrs, the Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at ...
Posted Date: January 19, 2018
Town of Olds Appoints New Fire Chief
Town of Olds Chief Administrative Officer Michael Merritt is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Fire Chief. Mr. Justin Andrew will begin ...
Posted Date: January 11, 2018
At approximately 7:45 pm, Wednesday January 3, 2018, Olds Fire Department and RCMP were dispatched to a vehicle fire on Range Road 21 ...
Posted Date: January 4, 2018
Disposal of "Live" Christmas Trees
The Town of Olds is pleased to announce that 'live' Christmas trees may be dropped off at the 49th Avenue Recycle Centre between January 2-19, 2018 ...
Posted Date: December 21, 2017
Official Election Day Results
As of noon on Friday, October 20, 2017 it is confirmed that the following people have been elected as Councillors for the Town of Olds. Michael Muzychka acclaimed as Mayor on September 19, 2017 ...
Posted Date: October 20, 2017
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