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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

Olds businesses encouraged to use free COVID screening program

Olds businesses encouraged to use free COVID screening program

Town has applied for and is operating its own program but can advise businesses on how to set up one for them
Mixed property tax implications for Olds taxpayers

Mixed property tax implications for Olds taxpayers

The average residential taxpayer will see their overall taxes collected by the town fall by $11
Silver medal award for Olds College's Smart Farm, Ecosystem

Silver medal award for Olds College's Smart Farm, Ecosystem

The CICan Awards of Excellence recognize best practices among institutions across Canada
Chicken coop loophole for rabbit raising?

Chicken coop loophole for rabbit raising?

Those wascally wabbits!
Olds joins flock of chicken-raising communities

Olds joins flock of chicken-raising communities

Existing urban chicken-raisers have until Jan. 1, 2023 to comply with the rules
Olds councillor declines to pay town's court costs

Olds councillor declines to pay town's court costs

Mayor Mike Muzcyhka issued the challenge twice; once during a council meeting and again during an interview
Police ask for your help to solve Bowden armed robbery case

Police ask for your help to solve Bowden armed robbery case

Robbery was called in to Olds RCMP on Sunday, Jan. 24 at about 7:50 p.m.
$1 million reno for Olds hospital re-announced

$1 million reno for Olds hospital re-announced

MLA says investment could lead to a near doubling of surgery capacity at the hospital
Bowden ag society president calls on premier to retract statement

Bowden ag society president calls on premier to retract statement

Town of Bowden, Bowden and District Agriculture Society release joint statement regarding rodeo rally
This is Emergency Preparedness Week in Olds

This is Emergency Preparedness Week in Olds

Test emergency alert scheduled for May 5 at 1:55 p.m.