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.
Monique Massiah, Strathmore Standard
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.
Strathmore RCMP have charged Mohamad Jeha, 32, of Calgary after an attempted kidnapping in Langdon on August 16.
A fire on the early hours of Sunday September 3 gutted a two storey home in The Ranch in Strathmore.
Marigold Library System’s head office is located in Strathmore and on September 6 during the regular meeting of town council the library system came before council asking to use their borrowing power to secure a loan for a brand new building.
Plans are in the works as part of the Town of Strathmore’s Canada 150 projects, for the transformation of a green space in the community of Hillview.
Anticipation is growing as there are only a couple more months before the Lambert Centre, the home of the Strathmore Municipal Library and the Happy Gang Society of Strathmore, is completely renovated.
Ever thought of being a town councillor? The town of Strathmore will be hosting an educational seminar for people who wish to become future municipal officials. The seminar will be for all prospective electoral candidates and will be held on September 7 at 6 p.m. at the Town council chambers.
Throw on those running shoes and get ready to pound some pavement this month in support of cancer research with the Strathmore Terry Fox Run. Terry Fox was an ordinary young person dealing with an extraordinary battle against cancer. Each year in September communities across the world organize Terry Fox Runs in his memory and to continue the battle