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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

Olds chamber of commerce eliminates executive director position

Olds chamber of commerce eliminates executive director position

The impact of pandemic restrictions on revenue forced the decision, chamber officials say
New restrictions had to be imposed, says Bowden mayor

New restrictions had to be imposed, says Bowden mayor

Robb Stuart hopes if people follow the rules and get vaccinated, the restrictions can be lifted soon
Mental Health program back to what it's chalked up to be

Mental Health program back to what it's chalked up to be

Program expanded this year to stretch from Carstairs to Spruce View and Elnora
Mayor urges health minster to make Olds a COVID-19 testing site

Mayor urges health minster to make Olds a COVID-19 testing site

Mayor Mike Muzychka says health minister promised to take the idea back to his department
Organizers of Bowden-area rodeo rally charged

Organizers of Bowden-area rodeo rally charged

Ty and Gail Northcott summoned to appear in Red Deer provincial court on May 17
Pandemic restrictions keep Olds splash park closed

Pandemic restrictions keep Olds splash park closed

Maintenance is being undertaken to make sure the facility is ready to operate when permission is granted
Mayor urges health minster to make Olds a COVID-19 testing site

Mayor urges health minster to make Olds a COVID-19 testing site

Mayor Mike Muzychka says health minister promised to take the idea back to his department
Organizers of Bowden-area rodeo rally charged

Organizers of Bowden-area rodeo rally charged

Ty and Gail Northcott summoned to appear in Red Deer provincial court on May 17
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