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.
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.
Wheatland County’s region is going to be split into three, when the new electoral district of Chestermere-Strathmore is put in place.
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.
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.
Pat Fule, a longtime teacher at Strathmore High School and two-term councillor, is Strathmore’s newest Mayor.