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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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Recent Work by Doug

Free introduction to flying at Olds-Didsbury Airport this weekend

Free introduction to flying at Olds-Didsbury Airport this weekend

Youth ages eight to 19 invited to learn about aviation June 8
Vehicle slams into building in Olds, trapping one person inside

Vehicle slams into building in Olds, trapping one person inside

Person living in Olds commercial building was home when a Jeep smashed into the building.
Broken neck isn't stopping Canadian ski cross racer

Broken neck isn't stopping Canadian ski cross racer

Kristofor O’Brien Mahler is recovering from a broken neck suffered during a night race in Switzerland in December
103-year-old Alberta resident prays, has a drink a day

103-year-old Alberta resident prays, has a drink a day

Bill Evans has had quite a life; repairing bombers as an electrician in the Second World War and being a Western Canada sales manager for a rubber sales company
Grizzlys forward named to second AJHL all-rookie team

Grizzlys forward named to second AJHL all-rookie team

Grizzlys forward Mitchell Patrick, born in 2006, scored nine goals and picked up 17 assists for 26 points in 47 games this season.
Olds considering panhandling bylaw due to harassment complaints

Olds considering panhandling bylaw due to harassment complaints

Out-of-town panhandlers are said to be “taking advantage somewhat of the goodwill and the hospitality of people in rural communities”
Rural hospital bomb threat traced to Calgary youth

Rural hospital bomb threat traced to Calgary youth

A female caller said, “I planted a bomb at your hospital.”
Alberta town ponders road maintenance policy change after City of Calgary found liable in deadly car crash

Alberta town ponders road maintenance policy change after City of Calgary found liable in deadly car crash

If town is aware of a priority one road issue that doesn't get rectified, it is liable in full according to the courts now, says Olds CAO
Alberta teacher eliminated from pottery reality TV show

Alberta teacher eliminated from pottery reality TV show

Judges bid Renu Mathew goodbye at the end of episode 6 of The Great Pottery Throw Down
Central Alberta teacher survives next round in CBC's Great Pottery Throwdown

Central Alberta teacher survives next round in CBC's Great Pottery Throwdown

Renu Mathew appearing on episode 6 of the The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down on March 14
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