An incinerator is seen in the woods on Dellen Millard's property near Waterloo, Ont., in this evidence photo. Millard and Laura Babcock are seen in the inset photos. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Ontario Courts

Will Dellen Millard call on himself to testify?

TORONTO -- After five weeks of often damning testimony, the Crown rested its case against accused killers Dellen Millard and Mark Smich. Now we must wait to see if Millard will call himself to the stand to testify in his own defence.

 Harold Kulik and Kyle Bow of Enviro Windows were presented with the New Business of the Year Award at the Strathmore and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards on Thursday, Oct. 19. Pictured are Chamber of Commerce president Terri Kinsman, vice president Wanda Reinholdt, Harold Kulik and Kyle Bow.

Chamber of Commerce honours Strathmore’s best

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.

Scouts Halloween Haunted House fundraiser

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.

Great Pumpkin Hunt set to take over Kinsmen Park

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.

The Green For Life/Bio-Can site was the site of a second fire this year on October 15.

Second fire at Bio-Can this year

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.

Fence posts still smouldering outside a home on Siksika First Nation on October 18 one day after a devastating grass fire.

Grass fires devastate County and Siksika Nation

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.

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