The flowers are blooming outside of Wheatland Elementary School in Strathmore as a garden filled with tulips celebrating Canada 150 has been installed out in front of the school.
Residents of Strathmore and Wheatland County learned a little bit more about Family and Community Support Services in their region has to offer as Wheatland FCSS and Strathmore FCSS hosted a joint open house at the Wheatland County office on May 17.
On July 23, Ironman 70.3 Calgary triathlon will take place in the City of Calgary with portions going through Wheatland County.
A new proposal for a truck stop located near Carseland was passed by the Wheatland County Municipal Planning Commission on May 16.
Siksika Nation Chief and Council will be hosting a series of open houses on May 30 and May 31 in order to boost communication and share updates with their local membership.
Canadian and U.S. indigenous groups came together in Calgary on May 17 in order to sign a peition against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
After a lengthy discussion about the number of permitted dwellings on a property Wheatland County passed an application to redesignate 134.94 hectares (333.42 acres) of land near Namaka Lake from Agricultural General to Direct Control district in order to accommodate a proposed animal sanctuary by the Calgary Zoo.
On a mission to learn how to work safely on the farm, students from the Strathmore area made the trip to Calgary’s Stampede Park on May 16 to participate in AltaLink’s second annual Farm Safety Day.
Learn how to administer emergency first aid, perhaps a new language is your thing, or maybe change your diet and learn how to make healthier choices this spring. All of this and more is available in the course calendar offered by Wheatland Further Education Society (WFES).
Strathmore Municipal Library board President Jim Greer and Rachel Dick-Hughes, Director of Library Services, gave town council an update on plans for the library’s expansion, a 2016 year in review, and an update on the Free Little Libraries project during the regular meeting of town council held on May 16.
Plans are in the works for a 30 by 100 foot structure that will be located in downtown Strathmore to host regular town farmer’s markets.
The formation of a joint Wildrose and Progressive Conservative party in Alberta under the banner of the United Conservative Party, is now one step closer to becoming reality.
A car accident west of Strathmore on the Trans-Canada Highway that sent a Polish motorcyclist on a round-the-world ride to hospital with serious injuries, has led to the arrest of a suspect in a Southern Alberta crime spree.
Members of the business community in Strathmore’s downtown, along with guest speakers from Airdrie and High River and town of Strathmore staff and council were on hand for the Downtown Design Review Committee’s forum called Do We Need A Downtown, which was held on May 9 at the Royal Canadian Legion.
Kyle Geeraert and Josh Michaeluk have created something unique in Strathmore. The two are in the process of creating a malt brewery and tasting room in Strathmore, which they hope will be open in time for Open Farm Days in the summer of 2017.
Imagine climbing high to see some of the most breathtaking scenes in Glacier National Park, then putting pen to paper in sketches, and then paintbrush to canvas.
Wheatland County and the Town of Strathmore have come to a positive working agreement in terms of shared firefighting services. The agreement was passed by both county council on May 2 and Town Council on May 3.
Gleichen RCMP have arrested and charged a man who led police on a wild chase that started in Siksika Nation and ended in the City of Calgary.
Registration is now open for the 2017 Strathmore Stampede and Heritage Days parade.