Standard among six Postmedia papers to close

The Strathmore Standard is among six community newspapers Postmedia Network Inc. plans to close, while also cancelling print editions at several more and offer buyouts to staff in a bid to further cut legacy costs before its fiscal year end.

Tina Shipley of Tina's No Frills poses with Rodgers & Associates VP of Marketing Luc Lalonde as she is awarded the Corporate Business Award on June 14

Strathmore Business Appreciation Awards

On Thursday June 14 Luc Lalonde, VP of Marketing and Richard Rodgers, president of Rodgers and Associates fanned out throughout the community presenting awards for the Strathmore Business Appreciation Awards.

Community Futures Wildrose rural initiatives

There are a number of opportunities available for entrepreneurs seeking to move forward, with the help of Community Futures Wildrose. The non-profit organization was profiled during the regular meeting of Wheatland County council on June 5.

County council updated on Sports Centre

The first few images from the inside of the new Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre were shared with members of Wheatland County council during their regular meeting of June 5. The facility and the attached George Freeman School in Strathmore are a joint project of the Town of Strathmore, Wheatland County and Golden Hills School Division.

Town council briefs

The safety of young students crossing Brent Boulevard from Wheatland Elementary School was an issue that was listed during the regular council meeting, as an administrative inquiry.

Principal Kyle Larson speaks about Adina Tarcea, the Student of the Year at Strathmore High School during the awards ceremony on June 7.

SHS hands out awards

The Strathmore High School Awards night was held on June 7 at the school gym. There students were not only recognized for their academic achievements, but also their work in the community and personal improvement. Awards ranged from citizenship awards, scholarships and bursaries, and awards for math, science and CTS. The Student of the Year Award,

Outdoor Ed Club to become a course in 2018

This fall there will be a new outdoor education program offered at Strathmore High School. Outdoor education programs offer young people the ability to practice hands on skills in an outdoor environment, but also helps students practise survival and leadership skills.

Council looking to improve accessibility downtown

Plans for new curb drops and accessible parking spaces throughout downtown Strathmore were viewed by members of the town council during their regular meeting on June 6. The council accepted the information, but so far plans have not yet been approved.

High Tea in honour of the Queen

It's spring time and there's royal fever in the air across the globe. On June 2 members of the Commonwealth will be celebrating the 65th anniversary of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II's coronation.

Strathmore Boston Pizza supports Torch Run

The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) is a Special Olympics fundraiser initiative that is held annually with the aim of raising awareness and funds for Special Olympics Canada. This year, LETR will be working in conjunction with Boston Pizza in Strathmore.

Chamber of Commerce reaches out to County

Markus Lehmann, a director with the Strathmore and District Chamber of Commerce spoke before the Wheatland County council on May 15 about the progress the chamber has made in 2018 and their plans for the future.

Strathmore High School students Connor Hay, Cassidy Davidson and Nick Slater give the class address during the Strahtmore High School graduation ceremony on May 26.

SHS honours 2018 grads

Hundreds of young people crossed the stage at Strathmore High School on May 26, accepting their diplomas and moving onto the next phases in their lives after graduation 2018.

United Conservative Party deputy leader and Chestermere-Rocky View MLA Leela Aheer, sits down and talks with constituents in Cheadle on May 22. Aheer also spoke of the new constituency of Chestermere -Strathmore where she will be running as a candidate for the United Conservative Party.

UCP MLA Leela Aheer holds town hall in Cheadle

The writ could drop at any moment and United Conservative Party Chestermere- Rocky View MLA Leela Aheer has been touring the community, hosting town halls to speak with people who will be constituents in the new riding of Chestermere-Strathmore.

Business Appreciation Awards

The Strathmore Business Appreciation Awards will be held on June 14 at the Royal Canadian Legion. The first annual event is being hosted by Rodgers & Associates, a company which specializes in hosting unique and fun special events.

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