Candy, treats and a special Halloween fundraiser haunted house are going to be part of how the 1st Strathmore Scouts troop will be celebrating Halloween. On October 30, the scouts will be hosting a haunted house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hob’s Hobbies in downtown Strathmore. Hobs Hobbies will be donating the space for the event.
Monique Massiah, Strathmore Standard
The best of the best in Strathmore and area’s business community came together to celebrate business during the Strathmore and District Chamber of Commerce’s business awards night on October 19. The awards banquet was held during Small Business Week in Strathmore.
Everyday the excitement that surrounds Halloween in Strathmore grows. This year don’t forget to register early for the annual Great Pumpkin Hunt and later on on November 1, take a stroll through Kinsmen Park during Pumpkins in the Park.
Wheatland County’s region is going to be split into three, when the new electoral district of Chestermere-Strathmore is put in place.
The second fire this year broke out at the Green For Life/Bio-Can site located northeast of the town of Strathmore. A preliminary investigation has found that the fire that occurred on the morning of October 15 was caused by an overheated piece of machinery, according to local authorities.
Residents of Gleichen were forced to evacuate late Tuesday night with high winds causing one of several Wheatland County area grass fires bearing down on the hamlet, while large swaths of Siksika Nation were also burned.
The question of faith’s ability to bring people together, or divide is at the forefront of Rosebud Theatre’s new production called The Christians.
Visitors to Strathmore’s Tina’s No Frills have opened their hearts and their wallets this summer to help support a worthy cause. On September 13, the store donated $5,000 to the Strathmore Overnight Shelter. The funds were from a three-week long campaign where staff at the tills asked patrons to donate $2 towards a charity.
A home dialysis program in Alberta is moving forward with the help of Strathmore Town council.
Strathmore will see a new mayor after the October 16 municipal elections after nomination day on Sept. 18 saw two new candidates step forward for the position.
The Town of Strathmore will be implementing a new Waste Management Plan for the future of the municipality, which will have in its first stage a plan for an automated curbside solid waste and organics collection system.
It all kicked off with an official puck- drop on Sunday September 10, as the Town of Strathmore officially re-opened the Strathmore Family Centre this season.
What does it mean to have a cultural identity? In Strathmore, a community mosaic showcasing the Strathmore region’s qualities and history will be unveiled just in time for Alberta Culture Days. On Friday September 29, Wheatland Society of Arts will be unveiling their community mosaic project.
Emails and phone calls from ratepayers about a large pothole in the road near Township Rd 224 and Range Road 241 was part of the discussion during the September 5 meeting of Wheatland County council.
Three development permit applications were approved for houses in the Lakes of Muirfield during the September 6 meeting of Wheatland County council, paving the way for the bit-by-bit expansion of the community.
The Strathmore and District Chamber of Commerce is really in the thick of things this fall. During the regular town council meeting on September 6, the Chamber of Commerce delivered an update on their programs and activities for the fall of 2017.
On September 7, McBride Career Group Inc. in Strathmore hosted a well-attended career fair with 26 employer booths at the Strathmore Curling Rink.
Looking around Strathmore it’s not hard to see the slow transformation of the town with a number of public projects, thanks in part to the Town of Strathmore’s Canada 150 projects. The Strathmore Standard took a quick tour with the Town of Strathmore’s Trent West and staff on September 1 to see what’s happening in town.
Glenda Farnden, the senior municipal relations liaison for STARS air ambulance in Alberta made an appeal to the Strathmore Town council during the regular meeting of council on September 6. Farnden gave a rundown of all of the equipment and services that are available to patients who are transported by STARS. She explained the new Red Patient Refer
Jody Shane Wright was sentenced to six years in prison after he drove over his boyfriend Troy Young during an argument in 2014.