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Siksika Nation Council lead by example

Taking action against crime in their community, Siksika Nation’s Chief and council underwent voluntary drug testing on April 24 as a unanimous decision made by the council in early April in support of the Siksika Crime Prevention Task Force.

Getting clarity in business with Ask The Experts

Find out if running a business what you really want to do, and who your ideal client really is, during the Strathmore and District Chamber of Commerce’s latest Ask the Expert Series, “Know Your Business: Discover Your Ideal Client.”

Town financial audit complete

Darren Adamson from Avail LLP Chartered Professional Accountants gave town council a presentation about their financial audit for December 2016.

Martin Shields, Bow River MP

MP Shields updates council on federal happenings

New federal legislation on marijuana, the protection of public parks and historical places, the trickle down of infrastructure funding and a community roundtable focused on the budget to be held in Chestermere, were the topics highlighted during an update by Bow River MP Martin Shields, during his visit to Strathmore town council on April 19.

2012 Strathmore Stampede rodeo queen Rebecca Walters rides into the arena with the Canadian Flag during the Strathmore Stampede rodeo on July 31.

Stampede on horizon

The event we have been waiting for all year is almost here. The Strathmore Stampede and Heritage Days will take place August 4 to 7 at the Strathmore and District Agricultural Grounds.

Pitch-in week revamped

What a great way to be part of the community on April 22, Earth Day than to spend a few minutes cleaning up the town during Community Pitch-in Week.

Lakis Zakos a long time Strathmore business owner was presented the Strathmore Community Builder Award.Pictured from the left are councillor Denise Peterson, Lakis Zakos, councillor Steve Grajzyck and Mayor Michael Ell.

Town council briefs

Lakis Zakos a long time business owner in Strathmore and the operator of the Roadhouse Restaurant and Strathmore Travelodge, was presented with the Strathmore Community Builder Award on April 5, during the regular meeting of Strathmore town council.

New school composting program

Schools in the town of Strathmore could be trying a new composting program thanks to the town’s Sustainability Committee and a donation from Huxted Waste and Recycle.

Members of the public could mingle with and ask questions of town councillors during the Town of Strathmore open house on April 11. Here members of town council check out the artistic renderings of the Regional Recreation Facility and Kindergarten to Grade 9 school.

Residents get glimpse of recreation facility

The Town of Strathmore’s open house on April 10 was a chance for residents in Strathmore to get a look at the sleek and sophisticated mock-ups of the new Regional Recreational Facility and Kindergarten to Grade 9 School planned for Strathmore.

A drawing of a young boy made by an injured soldier who was helped by Winnifred Neville.

Resident unearths some history of Strathmore

One day, Strathmore resident Darlene Piche inherited a book. Little did she know she had been passed down a wartime memoire created by the late Strathmore resident Winnifred Neville. For over a 20 year period, Neville was known as the Hay River Nurse, midwife, doctor and dentist.

Iron Scout competition showcases cooking

A troop of young Scouts from Strathmore are going to try their hand at cooking meals during the Iron Scout competition, which is being offered at Hope Mission Camp Gardner this month.