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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.

Recent Work by Doug

Organizers hope Bowden Daze rodeo a go

Organizers hope Bowden Daze rodeo a go

If it goes ahead, the annual event will be held July 17-18 and will be a pro rodeo this year
Olds restaurant owners back where they started

Olds restaurant owners back where they started

At one time the restaurant employed about 11 people; now it's down to three
Controversial $10 million Olds Operations Centre complete

Controversial $10 million Olds Operations Centre complete

Staff expected to move into the facility between now and the end of May
Olds, Lethbridge colleges sign new agriculture research deal

Olds, Lethbridge colleges sign new agriculture research deal

First two colleges in Alberta to sign the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals accord
Pick Up Garbage Day in Olds postponed to June 3

Pick Up Garbage Day in Olds postponed to June 3

Decision made after premier announced new COVID-19 restrictions
Olds chamber of commerce eliminates executive director position

Olds chamber of commerce eliminates executive director position

The impact of pandemic restrictions on revenue forced the decision, chamber officials say
New restrictions had to be imposed, says Bowden mayor

New restrictions had to be imposed, says Bowden mayor

Robb Stuart hopes if people follow the rules and get vaccinated, the restrictions can be lifted soon
Mental Health program back to what it's chalked up to be

Mental Health program back to what it's chalked up to be

Program expanded this year to stretch from Carstairs to Spruce View and Elnora
Mayor urges health minster to make Olds a COVID-19 testing site

Mayor urges health minster to make Olds a COVID-19 testing site

Mayor Mike Muzychka says health minister promised to take the idea back to his department
Organizers of Bowden-area rodeo rally charged

Organizers of Bowden-area rodeo rally charged

Ty and Gail Northcott summoned to appear in Red Deer provincial court on May 17