From 7 until 8:30pm at the TransCanada Theatre in Olds on Wednesday, October 9th potential voters will be able to hear from the 5 candidates running in the Red Deer-Mountain View riding.
There is a political candidates forum coming up in Olds on Wednesday, October 9th.
It is being hosted by the Olds & District Chamber of Commerce as well as the Didsbury & District Chamber of Commerce.
The candidates running in the Red Deer-Mountain View constituency are incumbent Earl Dreeshen for the Conservative Party of Canada, Gary Tremblay for the Liberals, Conner Borlé for the Green Party, Paul Mitchell for the People’s Party and Logan Garbanewski for the NDP.
Chair Murray Elliot says there will be an opportunity to ask candidates questions.
Olds College President Stuart Cullum is the moderator for the evening.
The political candidates forum is from 7-8:30 at the Trans Canada Theatre in Olds. Doors open at 6:30.
About 30 community members attended the Coffee with the Olds RCMP event on Wednesday, January 22nd at the Olds Auction Mart Cafe. Town of Olds Councillor Heather Ryan thought it was a valuable opportunity for the public to hear from local police and ask questions.
The Mountain View Colts will host the Ponoka Stampeders for their annual Rural Alberta Ride For Dad charity game on Saturday, January 25th at 8pm at the Didsbury Memorial Complex. Fans are encouraged to come out and make a donation or bid on one of the silent auction items.
A 30 year old male from Saanich, B.C. has succumbed to his injuries and was declared deceased at the scene after Beiseker RCMP received a complaint of a firearms related injury in Rocky View County on Thursday, January 23rd.
Of the 7270 eligible voters in the town of Olds, 1047 cast ballots in the municipal by-election to fill the one vacant spot on Olds council. Mitch Thomson is now officially the winner of the by-election with 349 votes and he will become the town's newest councillor.
The first Gowns for Grad date is Saturday, January 25th from 11am until 4pm. Students who will be part of the class of 2020 can try on items and pick out the ones they want to keep. There is no charge. Other Gowns for Grad dates are set for January 29th from 7 until 9pm and February 8th from 11am until 4pm. All of them will be held at the Didsbury Elks Hall.
There is a great chance to load up on books for the new year this weekend. Marge Steckler says the Friends of the Didsbury Library have something for everyone and some great reading material can be picked up by donation during their first big book sale of 2020.