Wapaka, the Wheatland Elementary School’s Wheatland Wildcats mascot was unveiled at the school during their assembly on November 24.

Wheatland students meet new mascot Wapaka

This month students at Wheatland Elementary School are practising good habits, and learning how to have a great attitude. The school held their monthly assembly on November 24 where they handed out school awards, and gift draws as well as made announcements on how much money was raised by parent council’s gift card fundraiser.

Dean Young (right) of SWAT (Strathmore Wheatland Addications Team) presents town councillor Bob Sobol with a service award during the November 16 council meeting.

10 years in, SWAT works well for communities

This year is the 10th anniversary of SWAT, the Strathmore Wheatland Addictions Team. SWAT’s chairperson Dean Young gave a presentation about the group’s activities within Strathmore and Wheatland County during the November 16 meeting of town council and town councillor Bob Sobol also received an award for his over 10 years of service to the group.

Town receives letter from minister of health

Strathmore Town council had a brief discussion about the future of the hospital after receiving a correspondence from Sarah Hoffman, the provincial minister of health, regarding the renovations at the Strathmore Hospital.

Large bins are overflowing with trash in a neighbourhood where homes are under construction in Strathmore.

Resident raises concerns about trash

Be aware and pick up after yourself because the first thing some visitors to Strathmore see, is the trash blowing in the wind and getting stuck in shrubs, fences and trees in local public spaces.

Crews are still working at the site of Golden Hills School Division’s Wheatland Crossing School. The school is located south of the intersection of Highway 840 and Highway 561.

GHSD meeting to address Wheatland Crossing

On December 13, Golden Hills School Division will be hosting a public meeting to inform members of the community, parents, and guardians of students at Wheatland Crossing School of the impending opening of Wheatland Crossing School.

Your brain on texting

Neurologist William Tatum stumbled upon what might be the first biological evidence that texting physically messes with the brain.

Anatomy of a car crash

Thirty-two years after Yohannes Mehari fled war and persecution in Eritrea, on a journey that would take him to the heartland of Canada, he and his wife, Tensae, stood on a Winnipeg street corner looking at the mayhem of smashed cars, flashing lights and a blood-soaked boulevard.

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