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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

Fallout from illegal rodeo slowly dissipating, says Bowden mayor

Fallout from illegal rodeo slowly dissipating, says Bowden mayor

Some emails have been pretty nasty, Robb Stuart says
May 10-16 is National Nursing Week in Olds

May 10-16 is National Nursing Week in Olds

COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the contribution nurses make to society
Radiothon for emergency shelter society this week

Radiothon for emergency shelter society this week

Fundraiser takes place May 12 on 96.5 CKFM from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., hosted by Royal LePage Wildrose Real Estate
Olds firefighters respond to two fires within two hours

Olds firefighters respond to two fires within two hours

One blaze deemed not to be suspicious, the other believed accidental
Bowden murder suspect's case back in court May 31

Bowden murder suspect's case back in court May 31

McInnes charged with first-degree murder in sudden death of 25-year-old Kirsten, Gardner, O’Donoghue
Key recruits added to Olds College men's basketball team

Key recruits added to Olds College men's basketball team

One player comes from a rival program in Calgary, the other played high-level basketball in the greater Toronto area
Society hopes for Olds emergency shelter development next spring

Society hopes for Olds emergency shelter development next spring

MVESS nearly halfway to raising the $300,000 to $400,000 to start on the project
Olympic hopes alive for local discus thrower

Olympic hopes alive for local discus thrower

Threw less than five metres off the Olympic qualifying standard
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