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Blog: Once Upon A Town

Every town has a story to tell, something that is unique and only their own. What is our story? What makes Olds — Olds? We all sell our community whether we know it or not. We visit with friends and family who live in other parts of the world, and we tell them what’s happening …Read More

smart-city

On January 31, a number of people from the community gathered to discuss what they envision for the future of Olds, and how we can leverage our technological advantage to propel us into a future that creates a community in which we all thrive and prosper. We’re not done yet. We want YOUR input on …Read More

I consider myself a real writer and real writers don’t write social media or use buzz words like “organic”, “drill down”, and “synergy”.  For me, anything trendy is akin to ipecac—vomit inducing.  I worked hard in University; I studied the classics and the canonized.  Real writers conform to literary devices and genre formulas.  I taught …Read More

  Jennifer Rabchak: “The reason we moved to Olds was because we were interested in the opportunities that the high school offered, but we still wanted to live in a small town. I was nervous making the decision to move to Olds. The school seemed awesome and shiny and new and looked great on paper, …Read More

Ashley Parker Clarke “Unless you knew me then, I doubt you’d guess it now. I felt like I was sinking. I was tired all the time. I frequently had a headache, or a sore throat, or some other minor ailment. It might have been in my head. It might not have been. It still made …Read More