Josh Chalmers, Airdrie Echo/Hanna Herald/Strathmore Standard

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The Strathmore Reds Alumni with their Border Wars Trophy, won in Libby, Montana.

Reds' Alumni Border Wars champs

The Strathmore Reds Alumni team are Border Wars Champions after taking two of three games in Libby, Montana the weekend of July 8.

RCMP busted a grow op north of Langdon on Monday, Nov. 2.

RCMP bust grow-op near Langdon

Strathmore RCMP have arrested and charged two people after a raid on a rural property near Langdon found $1.425 million in marijuana plants.

Emergency Services Appreciation postponed

Pulling the plug at the last minute was never Chris Morgan’s intention, but the timeframe proved too short for the Emergency Services Appreciation Day scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 in Kinsmen Park.

Derek Fildebrandt

Fildebrandt named shadow Minister of Finance

Just a couple weeks after the recent Alberta election made Derek Fildebrandt the newest Strathmore-Brooks MLA he’s adding another title as the Wildrose’s Shadow Minister of Finance.

Strathmore High to take over high school football

After years of running under the Strathmore Community Football Association (SCFA) next year’s Strathmore Spartans high school football team will be brought in-house at Strathmore High School (SHS) for next season.

Discussing a new business organization in Strathmore

With the Wheatland Business Women (WBW) group holding their farewell event on Monday, Oct. 6, organizers are looking to see if a new group should rise from the ashes to take its place.

Sexually explicit Kik chats prompt warning

Parents are being encouraged to educate their children on some of the dangers of social media after several complaints from the Strathmore and Langdon area regarding sexually explicit messages.

Crowther students sit 3rd in Parks contest

The importance of Canada’s National Parks are sometimes overlooked but that certainly isn’t the case for a group of eager Crowther Memorial Junior High (CMJHS) students whose Parks Canada project could earn them a trip to Victoria.

The good old hockey game

Last week was a good one for hockey. Like you didn’t know that. Most of Canada was pretty aware of the dual-Gold medals won by our senior national teams at the Olympics... actually no need for half-measures here, everyone was aware of that.

Peace, love and oh, you know

When I think about the upcoming Understanding Islam I can’t help but think of the song “(What’s so funny ‘bout) peace, love and understanding”.