With his fists in the air and big smile on his face, the riding's new MLA, Derek Fildebrandt, confirmed what he voiced all along, Strathmore-Brooks remains Wildrose Country.
Miriam Ostermann, Strathmore Standard
Town council voted in favour of supporting a new initiative financially and in donations, that will help keep the streets clean and kids engaged in the community while participating in a fun-filled superhero event.
With only a few months left, the Strathmore and District Agriculture Society is entertaining some big ideas and exciting new alternatives while trying to tackle the problem of finding a midway for the Strathmore Stampede - a concern for many residents last year.
The Strathmore agriculture grounds is receiving a facelift with a big budget and a tight deadline that will help facilitate and streamline admission and use of the area.
As construction of the East Wheatland school is finally underway, Wheatland County is debating dipping into their pockets to contribute to enhancements of the facility that would benefit not only the students but the region as a whole.
Despite having just entered the political race, weeks after his opponents announced their candidacies, Alberta Party candidate Einar Davison isn’t breaking a sweat as he’s making history within his party.
Subsequent to the recent actions taken by council’s around the province, including Strathmore, Wheatland County followed suit by censuring one of their own - a decision not all council mem-bers were in agreement with.
With less than 100 days to go, the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games remain optimistic they will be able to raise the remaining $400,000, find hundreds more volunteers, and see an increase in the number of people stepping up to compete in the zone play-offs.
Four Strathmore ventures invested wisely when they sponsored 13-year-old Savanah Sandri and her dream to compete in the Youth Olympics in a few years time. Conquering another hurdle that will inch her closer to such dream, Sandri and her horse Chili just returned from the HITS Thermal Horse Show in California. But the all-star duo didn’t return to
The Rosebud Theatre tackled an ambitious endeavour with their portrayal of The Miracle Worker, that brings to life the story of a young Helen Keller and the efforts to teach her despite her blindness, deafness, and inability to speak.
In the wake of last year’s censure of Strathmore’s Mayor and other officials around the country, local councillors were urged to consider seeking legal advice and direction regarding town council’s roles and responsibilities.
Unprecedented in the UFA “AAA” Midget Bison’s history, the team’s adrenaline ran high and emotions wild with a victory over the Gregg Distributors claiming their first ever AMHL title on March 29, in part to a program implemented two years ago.
Smiles and applause that filled Wheatland County council chambers in September, were replaced with silence and anticipation on March 24, as crestfallen Lakes of Muirfield residents dread a fast-approaching deadline and the accompanying herculean spikes in wastewater and sewage costs.
The release of the 2015/2016 provincial budget shocked many Albertans, who are now required to cough up a couple thousand dollars in tax hikes to help offset a $5 billion deficit - that largest in Alberta history.
In an attempt to empower artists, honour industries, and highlight local art work, Wheatland County was approached for direction, support, and a policy - a controversial topic that posed many challenges.
Eight-and-a-half year old Strathmorite Chase Andersen appears to be like any other boy his age. He’s funny, cheerful, and this year joined the running club - a dream he had since Kindergarten. But Chase isn’t like the other boys. The youngster has already had more hospital visits than most will experience in a lifetime. Receiving courage beads ever
This past Friday the 13th debunked superstitions - at least for Molly Douglass - when speculations were put to bed and she became the official PC candidate for the Strathmore-Brooks constituency.
Local officials dodged a bullet last year when they decided to postpone the Lakeside boulevard reconstruction project, a gamble that paid off recently when the project received a bid with savings of over $500,000 in comparison.
Strathmore has gained a reputation as a great place for families to relocate. In contrast with the busy Calgary lifestyle, Strathmore provides the small-town atmosphere, less traffic, and low-key. However, statistics tell another story. When compared to other detachments, numbers suggest Strathmore’s RCMP detachment ranks near the top as one of the
While continuing to combat their space-crunch dilemma, the Strathmore Municipal Library is not meeting the province’s standards of library service based on population. Therefore, a recently established committee is planning to fundraise for the million-dollar upgrades required to catch-up with the current population and future projections.