Tempers boiled over and frustrations grew into people speaking out of turn as members of the community from Lakes of Muirfield, a spokesperson for the developer and a group of homebuilders arrived for the regular meeting of Wheatland County council on October 18, but were surprised to see they were unable to speak before council as they were not on
Being able to speak a second language is an invaluable skill that will look great on your resume. Why not spend the fall of 2016 learning French or brushing up on your English language skills at Wheatland Further Education Society (WFES).
Phase one of Wheatland Regional Water's new reservoir and pump station is now in the works after Wheatland County's municipal planning commission approved their development permit on October 18. The commission approved an application for a development permit for the creation of a raw water reservoir and pump station. The application is the first ph
A new munitions storage facility will be constructed in Wheatland County, creating new jobs and serving a growing need in Western Canada.
A town hall backup generator will be purchased by the Town of Strathmore in order to allow to the office to operate efficiently as an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). The backup generator will support and power the entire building. The original budget for the project was approved to the amount of $50,000 and to be completed in 2016. After receivi
Wheatland Elementary have recently began using Math Minds to teach their students mathematics.
Town council passed the new Taxi Bylaw No. 16-14 during the last regular council meeting on October 19.
There was a good turnout of individuals at the Wildrose Strathmore–Brooks Constituency Association annual general meeting on October 20.
The process for selecting a new auditor for the Town of Strathmore has created a situation which seems to undermine local financial business' confidence in the town.
The Sod Turning Ceremony for the Regional Recreational Facility took place on Oct. 18.
The traffic bridge at George Freeman Trail will be removed and replaced likely before the end of the year in 2017.
Bill 6, price volatility and other issues related to the cattle industry like the closure of feedlots in the region, will be topics on the table at a series of fall meetings for the Alberta Beef Producers this month. The Alberta Beef Producers will be holding zone meetings at the end of the month and into November. In Zone 3, which encompasses the
Don’t want to leave town when you need to pick up something or go shopping in the evening, then don’t. Visit the Night Market instead. Strathmore’s Night Market, a creation of Reesa and Cameron Bruce, will be opening it’s doors on November 9 at the Strathmore Golf Club.
Volunteer driver programs are a hot button issue in the news today. In Strathmore, the issue of a new taxi bylaw compared to the operation of a new volunteer driver program, is being discussed and deliberated at municipal council meetings. Volunteer driver programs are a great way for low income residents and people with disabilities to get around,
October is shaping up to be a ‘spooktacular’ month at the Strathmore Municipal Library.
A iki mo tsi ik took place at the Siksika Nation Arbour and featured Canadian country music star Paul Brandt.
Area Structure Plans, part of the building blocks of planning within Wheatland County, are being updated this year. Now on October 5, county staff will be holding their second open house on the hamlet of Namaka’s ASP. The meeting will be held at Namaka Community Hall from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Increasing their broadband internet capabilities, partnerships with other post-secondary institutions and with communities around the Strathmore area like Siksika First Nation, are some of the objectives that were presented by Bow Valley College during the regular meeting of town council on September 7.
The public got a glimpse of what kinds of events may be held in the Strathmore area next year during Canada 150. In 2017, the country will celebrate 150 years since confederation and the federal government has created certain grant opportunities for municipalities to help celebrate public events.