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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.

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dcollie@olds.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Doug

Six inmates at Alberta prison test positive for COVID-19

Six inmates at Alberta prison test positive for COVID-19

Correctional Service of Canada says measures are in place to minimize spread of COVID-19 within Bowden Institution after disclosing detection of several cases.
Modified trees planted in four places in Alberta

Modified trees planted in four places in Alberta

Pilot program in Red Deer, Calgary, Edmonton and Olds to test how trees will survive in the harsh Prairie climate.
Lockdown at Alberta high school, college lifted; police continue to investigate

Lockdown at Alberta high school, college lifted; police continue to investigate

Olds RCMP are continuing to investigate an alleged threat that led to a lockdown of École Olds High School and the Olds College of Agriculture & Technology this morning.
Central Alberta woman gets two-year jail sentence for property dispute

Central Alberta woman gets two-year jail sentence for property dispute

Jessica McClintock, 34, of Calgary pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in connection with an incident in which a man was shot in in Mountain View County.
One charge dropped, others proceed in anti-lockdown rodeo case

One charge dropped, others proceed in anti-lockdown rodeo case

Trial set for December in case of rodeo that was held in Red Deer County last year in defiance of COVID-19 restrictions. 
Scented candles believed to have caused duplex fire

Scented candles believed to have caused duplex fire

Innisfail blaze that appears to have started when candles were knocked over ravaged one half of a duplex and severely damaged the other.
Marijuana production, distribution land redesignated to light industrial

Marijuana production, distribution land redesignated to light industrial

At a property owner’s request, two pieces of land in a Central Alberta industrial park have been redesignated in the hope they can be more easily sold
Olds athlete plans second attempt to set world record

Olds athlete plans second attempt to set world record

Local athlete and coach Rachel Andres plans to try again to create a throws pentathlon world record during the last outdoor meet of the season Sept. 24
Central Alberta town asked to double emergency shelter land

Central Alberta town asked to double emergency shelter land

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society's Kirsten's Place to be built in Olds is named after murdered Bowden woman.
Lacrosse player dons six different jerseys, plays in two championships

Lacrosse player dons six different jerseys, plays in two championships

Bowden lacrosse player Marshall Bloomfield traded to Calgary for provincial tourney and picked up by Edmonton for national championship.
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