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Page 13 Fildebrandt resigns
from UCP
MIRIAM OSTERMANN
Times Associate Editor

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Tam ara It’s beenDebbi e
a trying week Craig Sheryl
for Strathmore-Brooks MLA Jens L ars Kare n L o rna Au d ra
Des ja rdi n s E n s len Lang l ois Johnston Lehmann Leh m ann H e lf ric h Phibbs R e inhardt
Derek Fildebrandt,
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who 4 after facing scrutiny
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letting his taxpayer-subsidized Edmonton condo, dou-
ble-dipping meal expenses, and allegedly being respon-
Seniors shine at games sible for a hit-and-run incident, resigned from the United
Conservative Party (UCP) on Tuesday.
Fildebrandt found himself in hot water earlier this
month when news spread he had listed his taxpay-
Page 13 er-funded condo on Airbnb and earned $2,555 over eight
months by renting out his living quarters when the legis-
lature was not in session.
Along with 29 other eligible members, the Strathmore-

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Brooks representative also claimed the maximum amount
in living allowances for the 2016-2017 fiscal year – or
$23,160.
While his actions have been deemed as double dipping
and hypocritical, Fildebrandt defended his behaviour,
stating no rules were broken, he was vocal about the
situation in the legislature and his decision was trans-
Thunder earn silver
parent.
Shortly after issuing an apology and donating the funds
to the government to combat financial debt, Fildebrandt
was once again the topic of discussion when Alberta Broker Delegate
Party Leader Greg Clark released records that showed
the former UCP finance co-critic claimed food expenses
while also claiming the per diem – an allowance per day
– nine times for a total of $192.60 over a two-and-a-half
year period.
In response, Fildebrandt chalked it up to administra-
587-316-2000 tive errors but took full responsibility for the mistakes
with intentions of reimbursing any variances.
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Furthermore, news broke of an ongoing court case re-
sulting from a hit-and-run supposedly with his involve-
ment in June 2016. Then, just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday,
Fildebrandt took to Facebook to publicly announce his
Offering IV Sedation submission of his resignation to United Conservative
Dr. Ashkan Hamzehi DDS
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“Right now, media controversy is distracting from the
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Municipal Notices
Leadership race should be focused on issues of leader-
ship and values and not on personalities. My family and
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MLA apologizes
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Continued from Page 1

The Airbnb controversy made headlines
shortly after Fildebrandt announced he
would not be seeking the leadership of the
United Conservative Party and claimed Bri-
an Jean – the former Wildrose leader – was

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wrong for the job.
Fildebrandt left the country for a previ-
ously scheduled family vacation and took
a leave of absence as the UCP co-critic fi-

OVERSTOCKED!
nance role before he declared his resigna-
tion.
Provincial politicians whose primary
residence is located outside of Edmonton
can either claim a taxpayer-funded accom-
modation allowance of up to a maximum
amount of $23,160 per fiscal year to own or
lease a property, or receive $193 per night
EXCLUSIVELY AT STRATHMORE FORD, PAY for a hotel while in the capital city on busi-

ONLY $1
ness. Out of 63 eligible candidates, 17 NDP
members, 12 UCP and one PC member
claimed the maximum amount – including
UCP leadership candidate Brian Jean.

OVER
While UCP Leadership Candidate Jason
Kenney agreed with Derek’s decision to
donate the revenue gained from renting
out his condo to the government, and stat-

INVOICE
ed to the best of his knowledge Fildebrandt
had checked with the Legislative Assembly
to ensure he was in compliance with the
rules, others pounced.
Among them, NDP Finance Minister
Joe Ceci took to social media to voice his
PRICING ON MOST 2017 MODELS! opinion after having previously been criti-
cized by the Strathmore-Brooks represent-
ative over growing accumulated debt and
25 trucks must go! finance from 1.99%!* the province’s budget deficits. On Twitter
Ceci directed his tweet at Derek declar-

$1,000
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UP TO AN ADDITIONAL MODELS ‡ tax-funded apartment for personal profit”,
while Brian Jean released a statement to

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pointment.
Cooper accepted Fildebrandt’s resigna-

was: $45,809
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SFD64970 “I’d like to thank Derek for his commit-
ment to the creation of the United Conserv-
ative Party and to the people of Strathmore-

$34,639
Brooks,” Cooper said in a press release. “If
NOW ONLY Derek can live up to the expectations he
has outlined in his statement to the satis-
faction of the UCP caucus and to Albertans,
OVER INVOICE: there would be consideration for a future
path for him back to the UCP caucus.”

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Fildebrandt will continue to represent
the Strathmore-Brooks constituency in the
legislature as an independent.

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Professional Milkshake Showtime:
dancers give Mondays 7:30pm
Closed
back Roseann Delainey, 16, (l-
Mondays

Expressions the Dance Gal- r), Melody Perry, 13, and
lery is entering the 35th year Brayden Thompson, 16, August 18-24, 2017
of dance education in Strath- held a milkshake blender
more and offered a special
class on July 31 for students
at the local Humptys on
Aug. 14. The Strathmore Atomic
featuring Broadway profes-
sionals Alison Jantze (front)
Youth Club has partnered
with the local restaurant to Blonde
Charlize Theron,
from the Radio City Rock- raise money for their 2018
ettes and Eric Coles, who has trip to Peru, with $2 from James McAvoy,
performed in Rock of Ages every milkshake sold go- John Goodman,
and Mary Poppins in the US. ing towards the trip. Til Schweiger
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Music festival keeps STARS flying high For Movie Listings call 403-934-3057
or go to www.joylandtheatre.com

MIRIAM OSTERMANN ed to High River in the first tions per base. The non-profit
Times Associate Editor year, and to STARS every year organization currently has
since. The event attracted three bases in Alberta with a
Since its inception, after
the devastating 2013 Alberta
floods ripped through the
the likes of Standard’s Drew
Gregory and Gleichen’s Bro-
ken Smoke band that, to-
total of six bases in Canada.
“The really important thing
for us is how grateful we are
Disney Showcase
southern part of the province, gether with 21 other Alber- that communities and people
the Southern Alberta Music tan musicians, completed the do this and support us, and
Festival continues to attract lineup in support of raising that the organizers take the
local talent and gain momen- money for STARS. time and energy to put it all
tum with bigger crowds and “To put it bluntly, we rely together,” Thomson said. “We •
more dollars being collected on donations and community really wouldn’t be around
to support a vital emergency support,” said Megan Thom- without that. We understand Twenty-three Alberta musicians
service – STARS Air Ambu- son, manager of events for that you can’t support every- took to the stage during the fifth an-
nual Southern Alberta Musical Fes-
lance. STARS. thing and it really is a choice.” tival that took place on Aug. 11 and
Now in its fifth year, the
two-day country, blues, and
rock and roll event continues
“In our more than 30 years
that we’ve been around, we
truly are here because of the
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The Southern Alberta Mu- • 12. Proceeds from the event were
sic Festival took place last donated to STARS Air Ambulance.
weekend, Aug. 11-12. Miriam Ostermann Photo
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to grow in popularity expo- community funding and sup-

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port. The rural areas, that’s
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While the official tally is where people are going to Serving
unavailable for several more need us, and the support Strathmore,
• •
weeks, this year’s festival
numbers appear to have ex-
from our allies and partners
is really critical to our suc- --· ·-. Drumheller,
Airdrie
ceeded last year’s turnout of cess and to us continuing to & Calgary
roughly 200 individuals. Fur- serve the community.” • • 403-983-2121
thermore, the proceeds be- STARS Air Ambulance was

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park of $10,000, an increase ons Air Ambulance Service.
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“Every year it gets bigger grown to include bases in • Industrial Shop with
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of giving back to the commu- 1,529 missions in Alberta. along Second Avenue Third Avenue
WHERE: Downtown Strathmore in the parking lot of
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nity and showing support. As the average flight costs TIME: 6pm - 9pm
the Four Season's Mall (previously Co-op) and
businesses along Second Avenue and Third Avenue
“Without community lives $5,400 – costs the patient -�·�-
businesses along Second Avenue and Third Avenue
Bob Sheddy
would be lost. It’s something does not recoup – fundrais- II TIME: 6pm
TIME: 6pm - 9pm
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Come down to the market and support your local shops! Enjoy music,
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Come down to the market and support your local shops! Enjoy music,
down to the market and support your local shops! Enjoy music,
food, and entertainment while you shop - something for the whole
Once organizers Larry Van- STARS funding comes from food, and entertainment whilefamily!
you shop - something for the whole
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NEW BUSINESS REQUEST FOR CALLING ALL
WELCOME-MAXSPL AMATEUR
TENDER - CLEANING PHOTOGRAPHERS
MUSIC SERVICES IN STRATHMORE/
MaxSPL Music is a full service music store The Town of Strathmore is WHEATLAND
inviting the submission of
owned by Daniel Wiewel. Their grand
opening is August 18th at 3:00 pm at their quotations for cleaning services. COUNTY!!
new location 206, 204 Third Avenue in Details in regard to this tender
Strathmore. Their main focus in on music may be found on the Province PHOTO CONTEST
instruction and will be offering music of Alberta’s “Purchasing Our local Caregiver COMPASS Group
lessons for a variety of instruments from Connection” website at http:// is producing a calendar for 2018 and
The next regular highly qualified instructors along with
instruments and accessories available
www.purchasingconnection.ca. wants your help. We want to feature
The closing date for submission various “shots” within Strathmore/
Council Meetings from the best brands in the industry.
of quotations is at 12PM on Wheatland County on each of the
On behalf of Strathmore Town Council pages. Photos can be landscape,
will be Welcome to Strathmore!
September 1st, 2017.
buildings, machinery, animals,
September seasons. Portraits are NOT eligible.
he contest is open to all ages but
CELEBRATING CANADA 150 BY ENHANCING OUR COMMUNITY
6 & 20, 2017 you must be a resident within
Strathmore/Wheatland County.
at 7:00 pm UPDATES TO CANADA 150 PROJECTS
Submit a printed 8 x 10 along with
For details about all the Canada 150 Projects and ongoing updates, visit your name, contact information, and
where your photo was taken. Photos
Committee
www.strathmore.ca
can be dropped off at:
Downtown Enhancement & Storm Drainage Line Installation - Working with the
of the Whole Downtown Design Review Committee, the Downtown Business Community and
the Chamber of Commerce, the Town is investing in enhancements in the Strathmore FCSS
Meeting will be downtown. The project takes place on Second Avenue from Lakeside
Boulevard to Third Street. The project is an infrastructure program to install a
116 – 3 Avenue, Strathmore
much needed storm drainage line and add streetscape enhancements OR
September 13, 2017 including plaza areas at a number of intersections, new sidewalks, street
furniture, decorative lighting, planters and other greenery. All businesses and Wheatland FCSS
at 7:00 pm services will be open during construction. Street closures will be in effect
during construction. Watch for notifications on the Town website and social
Highway 1 at Range Road 243,
media pages. Strathmore
(7 km east of Strathmore)
Community Pavilion - Kinsmen Park will see some enhancements to the area
along with a new Community Pavilion. The structure is located near the North
area of the Park. Once completed, the Pavilion will offer more space for
If your photo is chosen for
outdoor events such as markets and community celebrations. Construction has publication, you will need to provide
started with the cement base completed and structural framing underway. a digital file with:
o Minimum resolution of 300 dpi
Aquatic Centre - The Aquatic Centre will see some upgrades as part of the
Canada 150 Projects. Enhancements include enclosing the waterslide, o Minimum image size 8” x 10”
addition of a steam room, and general maintenance upgrades to the heating, o Jpg format
ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The Aquatic Centre will close o A signed release [available at
for the enhancements from August 25 to late October.
either FCSS office]
For information about each project, to follow the progress, and stay informed
about changes that may impact you or your family: Deadline for submissions:
• Visit the Town’s website under the Canada 150 Projects area on the home September 15, 2017
page (www.strathmore.ca)
STRATHMORE

• Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@TownofStrathmore)
and Twitter (@Strathmore_Town) Need more information?? Contact
• Watch for other information around Town Strathmore FCSS at 403-934-9090 or
Wheatland FCSS at 403-934-5335

And it will be called….
STRATHMORE MOTOR PRODUCTS SPORTS CENTRE
Thanks to the generous sponsorship by Strathmore Motor Products the regional recreation facility will bear the name of the
sponsor for years to come. The official announcement of the Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre took place at the
Strathmore Stampede. Participating in the announcement were Michael Ell, Mayor of Strathmore; Hal Lust, owner Strathmore
Motor Products; Alan Larsen, Trustee of Golden Hills School Division; Ben Armstrong, Deputy Reeve of Wheatland County, and
Town Councillors Steve Grajczyk and Pat Fule.
The Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre will have space
for all gym sports and an elevated walking/running track. It
is being constructed together with a K – 9 Public school in a
TOWN OF

unique partnership between the Golden Hills School Division
#75, Wheatland County and the Town of Strathmore.
Additional sponsorships are available in the new facility.
Please contact Judy Haber, Senior Partner of Performance
Sponsorship Group who is handling the sponsorship and
investment program.
Judy Haber
Performance Sponsorship Group
jhaber@performancesponsorship.com
403.966.4605

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Town welcomes first Female Athlete Sport Talk
BRADY GROVE with a goal of educating wanting to provide them a re- Married couple Kait Dinunzio help create an identity, make
Times Reporter women on injuries, mental source that they can use to pur- and Erin Walton own The Art of themselves part of a communi-
resiliency and sporting op- sue sport or re-enter sport (after Progress Change Management ty, and the healthy benefits in-
Strathmore residents will portunities post-graduation. injury), and preventing injuries.” and will be two of the speakers volved.
have an opportunity to at- “We wanted to start the The event, being held at discussing change and mental One challenge athletes face
tend the town’s first sport conversation of how an ath- Strathmore High School on health in sport. after high school is where to go
talk dedicated specifically to letic career isn’t just limited Sept. 9 from 12 to 6 p.m., will Dinunzio is training to be- next. The event will have sev-
women. to the teenage years,” said feature multiple speakers talk- come a professional bodybuild- eral NCAA athletes attend and
Active Solutions for Health co-owner and office man- ing about several different chal- er for 2018, and she specializes offer their experience. The Col-
is hosting the event Female ager of Active Solutions for lenges athletes of all skill levels in personal change manage- lege Prospects of America and
Athlete Sport Talk (FAST) Health, Lisa Moreau. “We’re face. Brent Moreau, co-owner ment and organizational design. U SPORTS will also be onsite to
and therapist at Active Solutions Her discussion and stories will explain scholarships at the uni-
for Health, will be speaking focus on how to manage the versity levels.
specifically about injuries. He cycle of change that people go “We are talking about getting
has seen many serious injuries through. your education and getting to
Strathmore Legion Branch #10 NEWS in young females over the years
and saw a need to provide in-
“If you could have understood
how to manage change at a re-
play the sport that you want to
play,” said Lisa.
By Irene Knappe, Secretary / PR / Poppy Chair formation to athletes to prevent ally young age my guess is that Baird, Dinunzio and Walton
AND THE HOT DAYS CONTINUE!! DRINK LOTS OF WATER AND KEEP EVERYONE and manage injuries. you would have been quite a bit all jumped at the opportunity
IN YOUR FAMILY, INCLUDING YOUR PETS, HYDRATED!!
“An athlete will be injured,” more successful,” said Dinunzio. to participate in FAST because
• A big HELLO to our Veterans, Comrade Chuck Coutts and his better half, Mona, as well as said Brent. “How do you cope “Managing change is a lot about there wasn’t anything like this
Comrade George Freeman and his lovely wife, Helena. Comrade Coutts worked on the business
end of the mighty Hercules as Load Master and was in the Gulf War. There is a large photograph going through that injury?” understanding what’s going on available to them when they
of 3 flying Hercules planes, all of which Comrade Coutts flew on, none of which are flying today. Brent will explain to partici- for you personally so you don’t were growing up.
It is a picture given to Comrade Coutts by a close friend, and I strongly urge you to come to the
Legion and have a look at it. Comrade Freeman is our D-Day Veteran. He joined the army at the pants how the physical side of have a bad reaction.” “That was primarily why I got
age of 15 and managed to make it through D-Day and other battles of World War II. He is still prevention and recovery works Walton also plays for the Cal- involved,” said Baird. “If some-
with us and currently lives in Sagewood. The mural at the back of the stage in the Legion was and provide some best practic- gary Rage. She looks at herself one had put this on when I was
done to depict D-Day. We’re still looking for George in the mural.
• PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The Kitchen closed on August 7th. Our chef, Pat Brainiff, has taken some es. as a mental health coach and younger, maybe it could have
time off for a holiday and to be with his family. He will be back on August 22nd, with a fresh new Michelle Baird is helping to will focus her talk on mental re- prevented me from having that
menu and his usual appetite for fun.
• Don’t forget that the Monday hours for the Legion has been changed. They will be the same organize the event, and will also siliency in and outside of sport first injury.”
as our Sunday hours, from 11 to 6. appear as a speaker. She plays throughout a person’s life. Wal- Brent was unprepared for the
• September is rapidly approaching (believe it or not) and our sports events will begin once
again. I hope everyone is getting well-rested and will be ready to roll when the time comes!
for the Calgary Rage tackle foot- ton will break down her talk on positive response he has re-
• Please keep an eye on our big sign in front of the Legion. It is being kept up-to-date by a ball team as a linebacker and mental resiliency into four top- ceived, initially planning a short
member, Comrade Jeff Oesch, who is doing an excellent job!! There very well might be events she won the 2017 Defense Play- ics: problem solving, emotional one-hour talk which has now
listed on there that are not mentioned here in the Legion News. So as you drive by, take a glance
at our sign. An event mentioned on there may very well fill an evening you were wondering what er of the Year. regulation, self-confidence and extended to a six-hour confer-
to do!! As a speaker, Baird will be empathy. ence with additional speakers.
Smiling is infectious, you catch it like the flu. When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too! I
sharing her experience as a “Winning and losing is part The Moreaus are expecting it to
walked around the corner and someone saw me grin. When he smiled I realized I had passed it on to him! young athlete competing in soc- of the game,” said Walton. “But become a yearly event.
I thought about the smile and then realized its worth. A single smile like mine could travel round the earth! cer and track at the university it doesn’t mean that you have “My goal is anyone leaving
So, if you feel a smile begin, don’t leave it undetected. Start an epidemic and get the world infected!!!
level in the United States, spe- failed personally as an individ- this event says, ‘I learned some-
To all our Veterans, Soldiers, Firefighters, RCMP, Reservists, Peace Keepers and everyone
else who make our world a better place to live, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!!
cifically relating to the injuries ual, that you’re not a good indi- thing about being a better ath-
A SPECIAL THANK YOU ALSO TO THE MEMBERS OF OUR LEGION WHO VOLUNTEER. she suffered, how she got her vidual, if you didn’t make that lete,’” said Brent.
WE COULDN’T SURVIVE WITHOUT YOU!! scholarship and training plans. winning shot for your basket- While the event is geared
For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119 “I had a torn ACL and both ball team.” towards women, men are wel-
meniscus during my university Another aspect of the event come to attend. Register by
career,” said Baird. “Just this past is “what did sport do for you?” Aug. 23 at eventbrite.ca/e/fe-
Thought for summer playing football with During this specific section, ath- male-athlete-sport-talk-registra-
the Week the Rage I tore my other ACL.” letes will learn how sport can tion-35921858245.
~
Flatter me, and I
may not believe
you. Criticize me, Country star coming to Strathmore
and I may not like LAUREN MCGOUGAN Meghan Patrick as a head- rick, the concert also features country
you. Ignore me, The Canada 150 Committee liner at a concert at the Ag singer Lyndsay Butler, and the Battle of
and I may not Grounds on Aug. 26 at 5 the Bands winner.
forgive you. Through the hard work p.m. The Strathmore Canada 150 Commit-
Encourage me, of a variety of volunteers, The concert is part of the tee decided that they wanted to focus
and I will not and the Town of Strathmore, Canada 150 celebrations, on Canadian music as part of the cel-
forget you. Strathmore is very happy and features Canadian art- ebration, and wanted to feature local
W. Ward to welcome country star ists. Along with Meghan Pat- and Canadian artists. The Battle of the
Bands has run at Legends in Strath-
more, for six weeks. There were a va-

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& competed, and the event each week
was a huge success.
The event gave people in Strathmore
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chance to perform in front of an audi-
ence. While it was mainly local artists,
there were bands that traveled across
provinces to compete in the competi-
tion as well.
Alternators As a wrap up to the Battle of the
Bands, there will be a free concert on
Aug. 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the
Ag Grounds, where the bands that won
Batteries each week will compete with each oth-
er. The winner of this competition will
play the following night at the Meghan
Patrick concert.
Specializing in agriculture and Shane and Stacy Devine, volunteers
that have played a large role in the Bat-
industrial for over 30 years! tle of the Bands, would love to see the
event continue in the future.
“I think that the event went really
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Not in my backyard: Strathmore zeroes in on youth
having been involved with
MIRIAM OSTERMANN growing trend. taken to address the issues
the organization over the
Times Associate Editor “There’s definitely a drug at hand – starting with par-
years, the town is well aware
problem, and we’re seeing ents gaining awareness and
of the situation.
While many have turned a blind eye a really big increase at the getting their kids involved
“Recently there’s been a lot
to recent issues affecting Strathmore’s junior high level, and more in community programs and
of issues with drugs,” said
youth, others are homing in on combat- than just pot which is to me activities. Furthermore, she
Tracy Simpson, senior man-
ing the town’s growing drug problem. very concerning,” said Shan- added that collaboration is
ager of community services
Members of the Youth Club of Strath- non Zieman, program direc- necessary between other pro-
with the Town of Strathmore.
more and Town of Strathmore staff have tor with the Youth Club of grams and the town.
“I don’t know if we really
noticed an increase in the town’s young- Strathmore. “I’m a firm believer that
have a handle on what the
er population’s affiliation with addictive “It’s not just pot and beer parents have to take a more
problem is, but Shannon and
substances, graduating to the more dan- in the skate park, it’s bigger active role in their kids’ lives,”
her team are very hands-on
gerous likes of ecstasy, crystal metham- drugs that are being used and she said.
with the kids. We’re not sure Shannon Zieman (l) and Hannah
phetamine and fentanyl. it seems to be targeting that “I think parents have to get
how we’re going to tackle it Magee are noticing a drug problem
According to those directly involved younger group now. I don’t back in control and I think among the youth in Strathmore.
yet but it’s definitely on our
with the youth, a lack of education, par- think it’s hidden; I think peo- education is part of that.
radar.” Miriam Ostermann Photo
ent involvement and resources within ple don’t want to talk about Everybody is so quick to
the community are contributing to the it, it’s that whole ‘not in my blame the kids but parents
backyard’ attitude that peo- have to take responsibility.

Town welcomes
ple have. Even for parents, it’s The response we’ve gotten
‘oh my kid wouldn’t do that.’ from the town has been very
Then everybody gets hyper- positive and supportive so I
country star focused on an incident and
social media blows every-
feel they’re on board and in
agreement that we need to
Continued from Page 6 thing out of proportion.” do something.”
Five years ago, the club in- Over the last four years, the
“I think there were a couple reasons troduced the Eyes and Skills club’s Outreach and Program
it was successful. First, the venue was for Life programs in conjunc- Coordinator Hannah Magee
perfect for it. Legends has a great set tion with Golden Hills School logged hours of overtime,
up for live music so it was easy to ac- Division, that focuses on self- building connections with
commodate the bands. Also, I think esteem, anger management, the youth. She emphasized
the simplicity of the event was why it stress management, and drug that having a place for youth
was so well received by the bands. The and alcohol awareness. The to hang out is not enough and
bands have told us that there are no program initially attracted could possibly be a breeding
events like this where they just get to only eight girls, but has since ground for trouble. Instead,
come and jam out! And we have had grown to include 90 teen- she acknowledged the im-
good support from the community as agers from the junior high portance of providing activi-
well which is super important.” school level and roughly 40 ties to keep youth engaged
According to Shane, “We would love individuals from the senior and involved while strength-
to make this an annual event.” high school. ening those relationships.
The committee decided that allow- While the club has 10 pro- On June 21, the Youth Club
ing the Battle of the Bands winner the grams in place as well as sum- of Strathmore was officially
opportunity to perform as an opening mer programs, day camps moved under the Town of
act for a well-known artist, would be and workshops, Zieman said Strathmore umbrella. Realiz-
a great prize for the winner. The win- more actions need to be ing their common goal and
ner of the Battle will be performing be-
fore Lyndsay Butler at the concert. The
winner will also receive a $1,500 cash
prize, sponsored by Rocking R Guest
Ranch.
The Strathmore Canada 150 Com-
mittee put the concert together with
the idea that Canadian musical talent
should be highlighted. The concert
STRATHMORE
provides people in Strathmore the op-
portunity to attend a local concert, and
allows them to experience Canadian
GARAGE SALE
Saturday, August 19
talent. With Canada 150 being such a
large-scale event this year, Strathmore
is excited to wrap up the summer with
a huge concert. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tickets for the Canada 150 Concert –
featuring Meghan Patrick with Lyndsay Accepting Cash Donations or Items For Sale
Butler and the Canada 150 Battle of the
Bands Winner are for sale through the
Strathmore Ag Society box office. Con- All Proceeds

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August 18, 2017 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 9

Siksika’s own spreads knowledge of
ground-breaking cosmic discovery
MIRIAM OSTERMANN
Times Associate Editor

The clock had just turned 2:15 a.m.
Pacific time when the gravitational wave Strathmore RCMP are
detector (interferometer) at the Laser investigating a theft of a car that
Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Ob-
servatory (LIGO) in Hanford, Wash. be- took place on Westmount Drive
gan to shake, mimicking its counterpart near the Savana Complex in
1,600 km away in Livingston, La. Strathmore overnight on
At first, they moved slowly, then be- August 12th, 2017. Strathmore
came faster and faster before everything
went quiet again. That event, on Sept. RCMP are reminding citizens
14, 2015, lasted less than half a second. to lock their vehicle doors and
And while the world failed to take no- keep keys inside their homes.
tice of the phenomenon at hand, nearly Should you have any information
a thousand scientists, technicians, and
engineers around the world – including that can assist in solving these
lead operator with Siksika roots Corey crimes please contact the
Gray – jumped to action, setting out to Corey Gray returned to Siksika Nation last week to raise awareness of the revolutionary discovery of Strathmore RCMP.
prove the incident’s authenticity over gravitational waves. He is the lead operator of the gravitational waves detector in Washington. His tat-
the months to follow. too depicts the first-ever recorded gravitational waves at the detectors in Louisiana and Washington
What the detectors exposed, coinci- on Sept. 14, 2015.
File: 20171076964
Miriam Ostermann Photo
dentally on the 100th anniversary of Al-
bert Einstein’s theory of relativity, were the information provides further under- and gamma rays – and that’s kind of like
gravitational waves passing through the standing into the study of black matter, looking at the universe. But now you 1-800-222-TIPS
Earth – the first detection in history and experts say it opens up new areas of have a way of listening to the universe
the revelation of a revolutionary new study in physics and astrophysics for fu- through gravitational waves. It’s kind of (1-800-222-8477)
window into the cosmos. ture scientists. like applying a brand new sense to the
By using Einstein’s equations from “This really launches an entire new universe.”
1915, scientists were able to determine field of astronomy, one of gravitational- Corey Gray, who has a Bachelor of
that those waves were the result of two wave astronomy, not your ordinary elec- Science in Physics and Applied Math-
black holes swirling around each other, tromagnetic astronomy, so it’s a brand ematics, is one of only a few aboriginal
reaching the speed of light before merg- new field that has just begun,” said employees working on the project. Ac-
ing into one another for the creation of physicist Michael Landry, head of LIGO companying the success of the discover- 403-934-5552
a greater black hole. The event, which Hanford Observatory. ies, Gray returned to Siksika Nation last 120 - 2nd Avenue, Strathmore
occurred 1.3 billion years ago, caused “The interest here, is that you have a week to raise awareness about outreach
the surrounding space to curve, send- completely new and revelatory way of work for science by hosting a Men’s
ing out waves much like the ripple ef- interacting with the universe. To date, Grass Dance Special together with his
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face,” said Gray, lead operator at LIGO in France, the doctor combined the substance with
bandages and wet them with water to form a smooth,
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Barn dance donates to Youth Club
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barn dance on Aug. 9 at the Strath-
more Civic Centre to raise money for
the Strathmore Youth Club, to promote
square dancing and to have some good
old-fashioned fun.
“We knew they were going on a trip
next year so we thought, hey this could
work,” said Wheatland Whirlers presi-
dent Linda Nyeste. “In the past we’ve
done it for Children’s Wish Foundation.
This year we thought we’ll bring it a
little closer to home and make it some-
thing local.”
Proceeds from the barn dance are
August 26th, going to the Strathmore Youth Club,
as they are planning a trip to Peru in
at 6:00 p.m. February 2018. According to Nyeste,
at the in September the Youth Club will be
providing the Wheatland Whirlers with
Strathmore Ag door hangers promoting their free
The Wheatland Whirlers hosted their annual barn
dance at the Strathmore Civic Centre on Aug. 9 to
Grounds dance and dessert nights in fall at West- raise money for the Strathmore Youth Club taught
mount School. square dancing to residents.
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Opening acts are The barn dance appealed to all ages,
Lyndsay Butler from the youngest child to the graceful dancers before the square dancing
AND grandmother do-si-doing throughout started for real.
the night. Strathmore area residents Lyle and
Battle of the
The Calgary-based Prairie Mountain Juanita Brown have come to the barn
bands winner Fiddlers provided the beat for partici- dance on and off over the years, and
Tickets available at the strathmore Ag Society pants as they tried multiple forms of they love the event.
Office at (403) 934-5811. contact the town of dancing, including traditional square “I just like dancing, it’s fun. It’s a fun
strathmore for more information at
recreation@strathmore.ca dancing and round dancing. event and it’s for a good cause,” said
Square dancing is led by a caller who Lyle.
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As we will start preparations for the
Raising awareness of science
Strathmore’s Opening of the Park in late September
Volunteers are always needed. Continued from Page 9 times, especially when you’re young.
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Shedding light on the project and sci-
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10th Year Anniversary We appreciate all the help we can get. to Gray, who had his mother translate interest.”
the press release of the discovery of The LIGO gravitational wave detectors,
gravitational waves into the Blackfoot together with the Virgo interferometer
language. in Italy, are currently the only machines
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other things with outreach,” said Gray, functional within the next decade.
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Long drives lead to one-on-one duel at Battle of the Bands
BRADY GROVE mately three years ago. After only one pelin cover. Many artists draw on their and audience integration. Each band is
Times Reporter show, the band decided to stay together own experience to write music. Alien rated on a scale of one to 10. The total
because they had so much fun, a big Nation lead singer Baker drew inspi- scores aren’t released.
Battle of the Bands week five featured part of the band’s philosophy. ration from his battle with depression The band with the highest total ad-
a mano a mano battle between two up- “It’s great that people liked it, we which led to the song “The Call” which vances to the final round against the
and-coming bands with the screamo- don’t really aim to impress people,” said the band performed. other Round 1 winners on Aug. 25 for
rock Youngbloods edging out punk- Beres. “It’s kind of just showing people “I wrote that song in hopes that it $1,500 in prize money, a spot at the Can-
rock band Alien Nation at Legends on what we do and what we have fun at.” could assist and help somebody else ada 150 Music Festival on Aug. 26 and
Aug. 10. Alien Nation is also a four-person going through a rough time, like I did,” a place co-hosting a radio program on
“We didn’t know what to expect, never band from Strathcona County with a lot said Baker. 95.1 Golden West Radio.
played here before,” said Youngbloods of youth and passion as every member The scoring system for Battle of the The final week of the opening round
lead singer Kyle Hogan. “We are pretty is 18 or 19 years old. However, despite Bands is divided into four areas: origi- of Battle of the Bands is Aug. 17 at Leg-
stoked on the result.” their youthfulness and the travel in- nality, musical skill, stage performance ends.
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and jumping to their energetic show and entered Battle of the Bands with
with songs fluctuating from screamo- hopes of gaining more exposure and
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not heavy enough for metal,” said Ho-
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The Beautiful Scars release “We Ain’t Pretty”
BRADY GROVE so it still performed their When the music video A which is to have a block or never left drummer Curt Rock’s face as
Times Reporter Greenbar Takeover show plans fell through, The Beau- garage party to film instead. he jammed to the rhythm.
and gave out free CDs. tiful Scars turned the show “Why not throw a party in “I was really, really grateful we were
Local rock band The Beau- “The folks I had lined up into an extended play (EP) the garage and call it a block able to put quite a few people in there
tiful Scars hit a snag in their just couldn’t make it,” said record release party. The party before the snow falls,” on a Friday night,” said Knopf.
plans to shoot footage for lead singer and guitarist audience was able to take a said Knopf. “(We can) have According to Knopf, the band is cur-
their first music video at the Kevin Knopf. “It’s just the free copy of the group’s EP all the neighbours out. It rently in negotiations with a new man-
Strathmore Hotel. way things fell, and that “We Ain’t Pretty.” would be a lot of fun to do agement company and hopes their
The band was supposed happens. So now we took a Camera crews were going it that way.” expertise will assist them in the next
to shoot the footage on Aug. step back and are looking at to film the crowd and then The show itself filled the phase of their careers including the
11, but a scheduling conflict doing the video a different use the footage to make a Strathmore Hotel and pro- music video.
forced the band to adapt – way.” party-style video. The foot- vided an intimate setting for Calgary-based Generation Country
age would have been used the local rock group to inter- opened the show and featured the
for their song “High School.” act directly with fans. Knopf husband-wife duo Len and Cyndi Wal-
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SPORTS U16 Thunder earn
Western hardware
TYLER LOWEY
Times Reporter

The U16 Strathmore Thunder girls fastpitch softball
team can now rest easy knowing they are one of the best
teams in Western Canada.
After finishing fourth last month in provincials, the
Thunder earned a trip to the Western Championships
Aug. 10 to 13 in Brandon, Man.
The Thunder brought their airtight defence into the
gold medal game, but were simply outplayed by the Clo-
verdale Fury, losing 5-1.
“Our defence didn’t make any mistakes. We had infield-
ers and outfielders diving, making plays all over the field.
Lyalta’s Max Huntley looked to turn a double play at the Strathmore Agriculture Society baseball diamonds and Vikki Hanson We did everything we could and kept it close, but they
chiped onto the green of the third hole Aug.11 at the Fox Hollow Golf Course for the Calgary 55 Plus Provincial Championships. were a little bit better of a team than we were,” said Thun-
Tyler Lowey and Brady Grove Photos der head coach Vince Olson.
The Thunder advanced to the finals following their 8-4

Seniors haul medals at provincials doubling of their Calgary rivals, the Nosecreek Avalanche.
The Thunder advanced to the playoffs following a nail-
biter of a seventh inning against the top team from Mani-
TYLER LOWEY of the Strathmore Golf Club for last weekend. toba.
Times Reporter over 35 years, she still golfs as Lyalta’s Max Huntley played With the Thunder up 8-6 in the bottom of the seventh,
often as possible, even when she shortstop for the Drifters in the the Angels had runners on second and third with none
Some of Strathmore’s finest is living in Arizona during the 65 plus category and captured out.
athletes got active and enjoyed winter months. the silver medal. Some nervous moments and stressful pitches allowed
some friendly competition dur- “These games were a great op- “It was really nice to play the the Thunder to hang onto the 8-6 win, placing them in
ing the Alberta 55 Plus Summer portunity to get outside, meet games so close to home. There is the medal round.
Provincials Aug. 10 to 12 in Cal- new people and have fun while a great feeling in the community “Our goal coming into the tournament was to place in
gary. doing it,” said Hanson. when you host an event like this. the top four. Once we pulled out that victory against the
And several brought home Strathmore hosted the provin- They are still well-played games; Angels, we felt like we were rolling, so we changed our
some hardware for their efforts. cials in 2015, when swimmer guys are competitive as heck to goal to winning the whole thing,” said Olson.
Vikki Hanson was able to Susan Lust racked up a trio of a point. Then we become friends Bolstering the Thunder’s rotation at Westerns was Irma
bomb down the long, straight silver medals in her home pool. again after the game,” said Hunt- ace Hannah Ratzlaff. With nine games in three days, the
fairways at Fox Hollow Golf Deciding to participate in Pro- ley. Thunder needed another arm just to get through the
Course during her gold medal- vincials once again, Lust one- The medal parade didn’t end weekend. Ratzlaff responded by locking teams down in
winning performance in golf upped herself and took home there. Stephen Wiewel won a relief twice and picking up a complete game win in the
Aug. 10 and 11. four silvers from this year’s in- pair of golds and a pair of silvers round robin (9-1) against the Assiniboia Aces.
“Personally, it wasn’t that big stallment. in the pool, racing in the 50m “Hannah threw the ball very well. We needed her to
of a deal for me. I had more fun She won the silver in the and 100m back and free. help take the load off our other two pitchers. We wouldn’t
meeting new people and playing 50-metre backstroke and free- Pete Greene sniped the silver have reached the finals without her,” said Olson.
golf in nice weather. The medal style, 100m back and 4x25m re- in the men’s 85 plus category in The Thunder scored six runs in the fifth, capped off by
I won is just a mark on a page lay Aug. 11 at the Calgary Winter golf, when he logged an unoffi- a three-run bomb by Krissy Boyd, to slide past the Mani-
for me,” said Hanson, who was Club. cial adjusted score of 74 and 76. toba Central Energy 6-3. Alex Mackey and Ratzlaff split
competing in the 55 plus age “It was nice for me to compete Event organizer Joss Binns the pitching duties, as the Thunder doubled the Western
category. here; I used to race and train in managed to save a couple shots Magic 14-7. The Thunder won the tourney opener behind
Hanson played under her this same pool 50 years ago. I out of the rough and bunker, a solid pitching performance by Ainsley Olson, who went
handicap, shooting an 84 on the was really happy with the results shooting an 84 and 82 in the the distance for the 3-1 victory.
first day, followed by an 86 in considering how long it’s been men’s 65 plus to earn the bronze. The lone Thunder blemish outside of the finals came to
the final. since I’ve competed. I felt like “It’s all about the camaraderie the very same Fury, when they bested the Thunder 10-3
“Several of the par fours were I had to win medals for Strath- and enjoying the event with all in the second game of the tourney.
long. I am a bomber, not a put- more,” said Lust. “It’s a good the competitors. Everyone was “We were just a different team the second time we
ter, so I was able to reach the thing that I still have big feet and really nice and it was nice to played them. We made mistakes in the field and they led
green in two shots. I just wish long arms.” catch up with the other swim- to the blowout,” said Vince.
I had a few less two- and three- There was still one event that mers once the races ended and “The girls did a great job realizing that an early loss
putts,” said Hanson. returned to Strathmore two years we all caught our breath,” said in the tourney wasn’t going to sink our chances. They
Hanson was a volunteer when later: the Strathmore and Dis- Lust. bounced back and put it in the rearview mirror. It was a
the Provincials were in Strath- trict Agricultural Society fields The provinicals take place ev- great weekend to finish off a great season.”
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Walstra earns reps at shooting nationals
TYLER LOWEY als really weighed on me,” said Walstra. from 0.0 up to 10.9. At the end of each
Times Reporter “That, and it was really hot and humid round, her shots were totalled and
in the range, which threw me off on combined with the scores from the fol-
Alberta’s top shot took aim at a na- the first day.” lowing day. Of the 24 contestants, only
tional title earlier this month in Ontario. Upon arrival, Walstra and the other the top eight shooters advanced to the
Strathmore’s Sam Walstra recently shooters were allowed one practice finals.
returned from the Canadian National session to try to get the feel for the Walstra came out and sniped a 379.3
Rifle Championships Aug. 1-2, in Cook- new surroundings. Walstra was shoot- on day one, right in line with her goal,
stown, where she competed in a two- ing shorthanded: her coaching staff despite the sweltering conditions.
day relay air gun event. didn’t make the trip with her, but kept “It was so hot and humid in there, it
Walstra, who has only been shooting in close contact with her throughout was really taking my focus away from
since her 13th birthday, was competing the weekend. the shooting. After the round, I took
at the national level for the first time. Coming into the weekend, she had some time to sit down and figure out
Strathmore’s Sam Walstra, 16, took aim at some “I definitely felt some extra pressure a goal of shooting 380 each day — on where I went wrong and what I could
targets during the Canadian Rifle Championship when I got to the range for the first day par with her average. improve on moving forward. I spoke
for air gun in Cookstown, Ont., Aug. 1. of shooting. Realizing that I was finally Taking 40 shots each round, each with my coaches and we agreed that I
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Encampment. Visitors can tour the tent village. free range hens, ducks, geese, pork & poultry feed pens, handling facilities & feeding required and space in each tour is limited. Call
Activities offered: long bow archery, yard games, craft pasture. Product samples available & bring a equipment. Petting zoo, bison vaccination info. 403-362-1400 to register. The Bassano Dam is not
workshops, and clay oven demonstration. Local foods & cooler for dairy & meat purchases. Lunch is & photo collage on the farm transformation. accessible to wheel chairs, strollers or individuals
beverages for purchase: Mouse Cake Sally, smoked available to purchase from The Stuffed Kilt food Bauer Meats: bison burgers, smokies, with limited mobility.
turkey & chicken and Origin Malting & Brewing available truck. pepperoni, jerky. Smoked bison brisket & pulled Saturday Tour Times: 10am & 1pm
for purchase. bison, hamburgers, pop & chips available. Sunday Tour Times: 10am

Your Local Ranch(Airdrie) Uncle Bernie’s @ Rockyview Wapiti Shirley’s Greenhouse Brooks Corn Maze (Brooks)
Saturday & Sunday (10am – 4pm) Farms (Airdrie) Sunday (9-12pm) (Didsbury) Sat. (11 – 5pm) Saturday (1 – 7pm)
Come explore our family farm! Play “old style” games & We invite you to visit us and our grass finished bison Join us at our 36,000 square foot Visit the corn maze, participate in children’s
stop in at the learning station. Feed the chickens & enjoy a and beef, free range pastured poultry (turkeys, meat vegetable and production games and activities, and purchase produce in
relaxing hay ride. See & learn about the cattle, horses & chickens & laying hens) and bee keeping. Stop by our greenhouse and 3.8 acres of season. View the goats, bunnies and sheep.
sheep. Visit the local bee keeper & purchase a jar of fresh Farm Store while the kids play on the playground. vegetable garden. We will give Location: South of Brooks at the corner of Hwy
honey. “Damit Amit” food truck is here on Sunday & a Purchase & enjoy freshly prepared Buffalo Hot Dogs, tours and chat about local Alberta 873 and Industrial Drive
surprise food truck on Saturday. Our premium all beef meat Elk Smokies and Fresh Squeezed Lemonade. Farm vegetables.
shop will be open and available for purchase, bring a cooler! Tours: – Every 1/2 hr from 9 am; last tour 11:30 am.
Origin Malting & Brewing & Tool Shed Poplar Bluff Organics Rosebud Valley Honey Old MacMillers Farm (Bassano)
Brewing - Strathmore/Calgary Sat Sun (Carseland) Saturday (10am – 4pm) (Rosebud) Sat (10:30-4:30pm) Sunday (6:30pm – 9pm)
Guests will tour Tool Shed, Origin, Scott and Brandy Bring the family to learn how & where your food is Experience a honey extraction Enjoy an evening of rural roots with local
Schiffner’s Ranch a local beef producer and two-time produced & meet the farmers who take pride in producing demo, tasting, and tour of the entertainment. Visit the farm animals, bee and
Calgary Stampede bull riding champion and Hilton great organic products. Enjoy a field wagon ride & sample hives. Located just minutes outside animal exhibits! Snacks, honey and local
Ventures 6th generation farm where Origin sources it’s the freshly picked carrots. Stroll the farm’s vintage of beautiful Rosebud you can handmade products available for sale in our grain
barley. A delicious meal awaits you at Origin along with collection, face painting while listening to live music. Stop explore the variety of arts and bin. Bring your lawn chair & enjoy an evening out
a special brew. Two Daily Tours: Saturday and Sunday. by the market to purchase fresh produce, homemade crafts store, museum, theatre, in the country where you’ll be welcomed with
Cost: $15 Ticket information follow: @originmalting jams, honey, pickles, baking, crafts, jewelry, flour & quilts. mercantile shops & much more. community spirit. *Out of respect to our farm
www.originmalting.com animals, NO animals/dogs permitted.
Country Lane Farms (Strathmore) Winter’s Turkeys (Dalemead/ Carseland) Grainworks (Vulcan) LivLifeLivery (Mossleigh)
Sunday (10am – 5pm) Saturday (10am – 4pm) Saturday (9am – 4pm) Saturday (9am – 5pm)
Barn tour showing 3 separate rooms for 3 ages of Come join us for a tour of our turkey farm and garden! You Tour of Organic Grain Production, Visitors will be able to look for eggs, see all
chickens. Showing/explaining how we have been raising & your family will have the opportunity to visit the brooder Milling, and Distribution facilities. animals, pick vegetables and sample all natural
chickens for 25+ years without the use of antibiotics or & grower barn, see baby poults & full grown turkeys. Products will be available. body products. Other local vendors will be on site.
animal by-products. Activities for kids and our Market Before you leave stop in to shop delicious free range
Truck will be open for purchases! turkey products and other fabulous local products!
August 18, 2017 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 15

Classes begin
September 5, 2017
Golden Hills School Division #75 • 435A Highway #1, Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1J4
Phone 934-5121 Fax 934-5125 • 1-800-320-3739
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Acme School Kurt Ratzlaff 403-546-3845 Mr. Larry Tucker - Vice-Chair (Ward #4)
Brentwood Elementary School Corinna Hampson 403-934-5013 Mrs. Joyce Bazant (Ward #4)
Carbon School Kurt Ratzlaff 403-572-3401 Ms. Sherri Neilsen (Ward #3)
Carseland Elementary School Danielle Seabrook 403-934-4161 Mr. Barry Kletke (Ward #1)
Crowther Memorial Junior High Linda Tucker 403-934-4646 Mr. Alan Larsen (Ward #5)
Dr. Elliott School Kurt Ratzlaff 403-546-3863
Drumheller Valley Secondary School Curtis LaPierre 403-823-5171 SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE
Greentree Elementary School Erin Campbell-Bentley 403-823-5244 Superintendent of Schools – Bevan Daverne
Prairie Christian Academy Darryl Hern 403-443-4220 Associate Superintendent - Wes Miskiman
Strathmore High School Kyle Larson 403-934-3135 Associate Superintendent - Dr. Kandace Jordan
Three Hills School Todd Hoover 403-443-5335 Secretary Treasurer – Tahra Sabir
Trinity Christian Academy Wayne Funk 403-361-9631 Manager of Transportation – Direct inquiries to
Trochu Valley School Leana Howard 403-442-3872 Kelly-Anne McCarry at 1-800-320-3739 or
Westmount Elementary School Wayne Funk 403-934-3041 403-934-5121, Ext. 2161
Wheatland Crossing Karen Smith 403-644-3791
Wheatland Elementary School Amy Van Vliet 403-934-3318
Strathmore Storefront School Jennifer Bertsch 403-934-9479 VISION Inspiring confident, connected,
Drumheller Outreach School Curtis LaPierre 403-823-6237 caring citizens of the world
Golden Hills Learning Academy Jennifer Bertsch 403-934-5179
NorthStar Christian Academy Randy Wood 403-335-9587 MISSION Intentionally maximizing
Hutterite Education Jennifer Bertsch 403-934-5179 learning for all

Hutterite Schools: Britestone, Crawling Valley, Glenrose, Green Acres, Hines,
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2017 2018
August 29 Organizational Professional Day January 31 Professional Development Day
August 30 Collaborative PD Day February 19 Family Day Holiday
August 31 Organizational Professional Day February 20 School Closure
September 1 School Course February 21 Collaborative PD Day
September 4 Labour Day Weekend February 22, 23 Teachers’ Convention
September 5 First Day of School for Students March 2 Day in Lieu of Parent/Teacher Interviews
September 15 School Closure March 16 Collaborative PD Day
September 22 Professional Development Day March 30 – April 8 Spring Break
October 6 School Closure (inclusive)
October 9 Thanksgiving Day April 27 School Closure
October 27 Collaborative PD Day May 11 Professional Development Day
November 11 Remembrance Day May 21 Victoria Day
November 13 Day in Lieu of Parent/Teacher Interviews June 1 School Closure
November 24 School Closure June 28 Last Day of School for Students
December 8 School Closure June 29 Organizational Professional Day
December 25 – Christmas Break
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for the 2017/18 school year! If you are new to one of our communities or our schools, please give us a call. We would like to
hear from you and are eager to help you with any questions you might have about school for your children.
See you on September 5th! Bevan Daverne - Superintendent of Schools
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Sister act named to provincial teams
TYLER LOWEY From an early age, baseball — not fastball —
Times Reporter caught the girls’ attention and led them down a
path playing against boys their entire life.
The boys of summer were forced to move over and make It was with the Strathmore and District Minor
room for a couple of girls that dominated on the diamond Baseball program and the Strathmore Reds when
this past season. Saige Hall in mosquito, and her sister Darcee later
in peewee, first put on a pair of cleats.
Competing against boys helped accelerate their

INFLUENCE
Pass the Salt Our liberty to influence our society
skills and fuel the desire to win. It also provided
them a chance to be recognized by Baseball Al-
berta for provincial teams.
Both growing up in Delia, they, along with their
Influence may not get one through prayer is no light matter.
accolades, nor even be Prayer changes things. God
dad, Geoff — who coaches the peewee Reds —
Darcee (l) and Saige Hall finally got to play on the same team
acknowledged by anyone affected instructs men in Romans 13 to be made the hour and a half drive each summer to this year when they both suited up for the Strathmore midget
by it, but it is invaluable. Everyone of good citizens. Paul suggests all play for the Reds. AA Reds. They have both played several times in national tour-
us influences our world, whether it governments are under God. If All those hours on the road have paid off, naments representing Alberta.
is intentional or not. This demands you’re irresponsible to the state, though. Photo Courtesy of Dave Ericson
responsibility. As parents we mold then you’re irresponsible with God. Saige, 18, just returned from the Senior Women’s
the next generation decision-makers. If we want to be on good terms with to accomplish their goal.”
Invitational Championships Aug. 3 to 6 in Wind-
As followers of Christ we represent the government, the government
Christ fairly, or not so much ... each working to our advantage, it is
sor, Ont. It marked the sixth time that she repre- Her younger sister, Darcee, played an integral
with far-reaching effects. World- necessary to be a responsible sented her province at the national level. role of the Tier II provincial champion winning
views shape cultures. citizen: obeying the law, paying one’s Alberta dumped Team B.C. 11-2 in the semifinal Reds. Playing against boys two and three years
It is so easy to look away from bills, paying taxes so an orderly way Aug. 6 at Cullen Field to advance to the national older than her, she managed to drive in seven runs
oneself, pointing at the rest of of life can be maintained, respecting championship. Saige’s cleat snagged the edge of in 12 games.
‘them’: those who are responsible one’s leaders. Our duty is to pray and the dish as she slid into home, spraining the out- “This was the first time I wasn’t the only girl on
for the world we live in. Politicians lift up our government and those in the team and it was the first time Saige and I got
side of her ankle and fracturing the inside. She
get a lot of criticism for all the power that we may live peaceably.
decisions they make. In the light My teenage daughter recently went on to finish with a .231 batting average for to play on the same team,” said Darcee, who was
of the upcoming Municipal Town informed me that there is a new the tourney, along with pitching two scoreless in- a member of the 2016 bantam Tier I provincial
Council Elections, let us pray for popular trend online, to comment nings, striking out one batter. champion Reds.
the brave men and women who “God left us,” in response to every In the final, without Saige, Alberta fell 15-8 to Like most sibling combos that play the same
will dare to leave the safety of evil thing out there. What would be Team Ontario. sport, the Halls like to push each other any chance
anonymity for public scrutiny. Let much more accurate is to state that “It was a ton of fun to win silver. It was a great they get. In practice or in a game, they are always
us recognize that the freedom to “We left God.”
experience to play with those girls and I was able competing against one another.
make decisions affecting thousands Depending on whether we have
of people, carry with it tremendous come to be accepting of any and to learn a ton from them,” said Saige, who will So you better believe that Darcee took note of
responsibility. Acceptance of everything that is served up any be attending the University of Lethbridge to study Saige’s silver medal and put it in the back of her
personal responsibility and which way, or whether we maintain biology and education next fall. mind.
accountability requires courage. the responsibility of choice in With Saige doing her best to help secure a silver Darcee has played with the provincial team for
The ones who step up, believing continuing our search for truth medal, she was forced to leave behind her regular the past five seasons and will be attending the
they do not lack the strength to keep and wisdom, will be felt by the U16 bantam Girls Invitational Championship, Aug.
season team and her sister, as they chased their
their commitments, should rather generations to come. It is true,
be treated with dignity. While it may each one of us live with the great
own provincial title. 17 to 20 in Vaughn, Ont.
be fair to hold officials to a high responsibility of influence. “I talked to my sister and a few of the guys on It’s her passion for the sport and to prove people
standard, may we not forget the the team and was getting lots of updates. All year, wrong that has led her to national tournaments.
frailty of man. May we uphold these Elaine Wheeler we wanted to win the last game of the season in “It can be tough sometimes, for a girl. It feels
men and women in prayer. Strathmore Full Gospel Church a provincial final, so it was awesome to see them like you have to work twice as hard to get the
accomplish it,” said Saige. “I would have loved to same recognition as the other boys, but I don’t
be there with them, but I was happy that they got mind, I’m playing a sport I love,” said Darcee.
BOW RIVER ALLIANCE CHURCH

Doering battles the elements at Canada Summer Games
105 Main St. Carseland STRATHMORE SEVENTH-DAY
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Sunday Worship: 10:30 am Pastor: Donald Pierre Times Reporter Out of 15 scheduled races, er — from capsizing their boat
www.bowriveralliance.com Services held every Saturday
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Sunday Worship: 10:30 am 709B - 2nd Street, Strathmore “We couldn’t even race on Fri- nipeg, in the small town of Gim- eight-foot waves, before turning
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TIMES
CLASSIFIEDS
Funk leads Alberta to silver
TYLER LOWEY Obituary Obituary
Times Reporter
HILTZ, Douglas THEISSEN (SOUTHERN),
July 14, 1944 - May 23, 2017
The 50th Canada Summer Games had Keitha Marie
a very strict curfew: quiet by 11 p.m. It is with great sadness that we an- August 22, 1952 - August 1, 2017
with a campus-wide lockdown by 11:45 nounce the passing of Doug Hiltz on
Keitha passed away in Lethbridge following a brief
p.m. May 23, 2017 at Strathmore Hos-
illness. She leaves to mourn her passing, her
pital, at the age of 72 years. Doug was a beloved
Unless you were competing for a na- daughter Michelle Southern; five grandchildren: An-
husband, father and grandfather. He will be sorely
tional championship. gelica Leiput, Haley, Riley, Colby and Jordan South-
missed by his loving wife Sandra; his children Ja-
Strathmore’s Caleb Funk was one of ern; her siblings, twin sister Kathy (Ken) Heib, Mary
mie (Michelle), Jennifer, Graeme (Sophie), and Jes-
the 12 volleyball members on Team Al- Jane Paul, Patty Theissen, Vernon (Donna) Theissen,
sica (Tyler); and grandchildren Mike, Joey, Alex,
and Glen (Julie) Theissen; numerous nieces and
berta which was down 2-0 to Team On- Austin, Angelina and Justin. Doug is predeceased
nephews and her fur baby Kelpy. She was prede-
tario in the gold medal game Aug. 12 at by his Mother Dolly, Father Sandrew and Brother
ceased by her son David, grandson Daniel and her
the Investors Group Athletic Centre, in Garnett. He is survived by his siblings Doris, Becky,
parents Lillian Funk and Peter Theissen. A funeral
Winnipeg, Man. Gert, Rose, Sherwin, Ernie, Danny and David. Doug
service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017
was born in Kentville, Nova Scotia. He loved work-
“At that point, our match started late at Strathmore Alliance Church, Strathmore at 2:00
ing with his hands, doing carpentry work, working
because of the presentation for the p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made di-
on his vehicles and fishing. He also loved spending
medals in the girls’ volleyball,” said rectly to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (#300,
time with his family. Doug worked in the Agriculture
Team Alberta head coach Brock David- 1725 – 10th Ave SW Calgary, AB T3C 0K1) or (www.
industry for the last 20 years and, before that, he
iuk. “Down 2-0, we told our guys, ‘let’s jdrf.ca.) To send condolences, please visit Keitha’s
was a welder at a machine shop in Nova Scotia.
obituary at www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca
break curfew tonight’ and stay here as Doug will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
long as it takes.” In keeping with Doug’s wishes cremation has taken
Ontario took the first set 25-23 and place. A funeral service will be held on Thursday,
August 24, 2017 at Wheatland Funeral Chapel,
stormed out to an early 8-2 lead in
Strathmore at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers (due to
the second set. Alberta battled back to
make it close, but dropped the second
allergies) the family asks that a donation be made
in Doug’s name to a charity of your choice. To send
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Strathmore’s Caleb Funk elevated for a kill Aug. gust 19, 2017. 10:00 a.m. to es available. Flexible and af-
(Ontario), we just had a bad start to the
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expect. We also knew that all the work forced a fifth set following their 25-21 Ernest Allan
with everything we have done over the victory in the fourth. “ONE MORE COWBOY I told you! I don’t have Alzheimer’s!
RIDES AWAY”
past two years with the provincial team “The nerves were definitely going
“Ernie” was born December 19, 1931
was coming down to this, and we didn’t in the fifth set,” said Funk. “The place
in Peoria, AB. and passed away August 6, 2017 in What I do have is what
want to let it go that easily.” wasn’t as packed as it was for the girl’s
Strathmore, AB at 85 years of age (That’s 105 in
Funk had just returned from the Fort game or earlier in our match because cowboy years) Predeceased by his parents Dorse I call, Some-Timers.
Lauderdale High Performance Champi- it was getting late, but it still got loud.” and Carrie Prosser, and survived by his daughter
onship tournament July 23, where they The crowd was erupting after each Pam (Kevin) Gerritsen, Sisters Gladys Currie(Pelkey), Sometimes I remember
placed 10th out of 24 teams, playing kill, dig and block, as the national title Trella (Karl) Ebner, two nephews, four nieces, sev-
eight games. Also in the same tourna- was up for grabs. eral great nieces and nephews and numerous very and sometimes I don’t!
ment was the Ontario squad, where Da- Tied at 14, Ontario took over when special close friends. Ernie spent his entire life in-
vidiuk and his coaching staff were able one of the youngest players in the tour- volved with horses in one way or another, rounding Now you know, and don’t forget it!
to gather some pre-tournament footage. nament, Cole Ketrzynski, powered a up wild horses, haying with heavy horses, and riding
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“So when we did, we had plenty of vid- his teammates sat there and endured the early 70’s, he worked as a road grader operator
eo and stats to help prepare us for what one of the most difficult losses of his for the Rockyview County while progressively grow-
we were going up against.” career, coming back from down 2-0 and ing his herd of horses. He spent the better part of 30 CONTACT
Alberta and Ontario locked horns playing in an extended fifth set. years doing hayrides
earlier in the round robin stage, in a “It sucked to realize that everything and parades for the Calgary Stampede Caravan JEFF WALLACE
breakfasts. Finding his way into the movies as a
game where Funk took over and began
to rack up starters minutes.
you did this summer and last summer
was over,” said Funk. “We came here
driver of stagecoach, in productions like Lonesome ACCOUNTING AND
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the symptoms came back to him dur- chance to play for gold or force a fifth he raced a chuck wagon through the stadium as
ing the first Ontario game. Funk had set if it wasn’t for Funk’s ability to step part of the grand entrance. After 35 years of living in With a dedicated, highly trained, professional team
been training all week, waiting for his into the starting lineup and produce Springbank, he moved East of Calgary to Mossleigh that works closely with you, our main goal is to
chance. When it presented itself, he ran with his daughter and son in-law in 2004 where take care of our clients through sound balancing
midway through the Games.
he continued raising the beautiful black and white of their books. Offering full bookkeeping, payroll,
with it. “He was a monster for us,” said Da- Spotted Draft horses until he moved to Sagewood personal and corporate tax preparation for various
“I had a meeting with Caleb before vidiuk. “He is able to process informa- Senior Care in 2014. He spent his remaining years
the tourney and let him know that it tion better than most kids. If you watch types of corporations and small businesses.
making wonderful friends of the staff and residents
was between him and this other kid him play and see the decisions he is at Sagewood, regaling them with his tales of ad- “Keeping your numbers in order so you
for the second starting position. Caleb able to make and how he carries out a ventures and cowboy life. Ernie lived life his way,
on his time line and never complained of hardships can relax, that’s our job”
took that opportunity and ran with it game plan, you can see just how high
in practice. He elevated our compete his volleyball IQ is. He improved a lot or pains. His last days were filled with one more
level each practice and each drill, push- parade and more stories of his adventurous amaz-
over the summer.”
ing life. His motto in life was “The day is what you
ing himself and his other teammates to Funk skipped the return flight with make of it! So make the best of it and enjoy life!”
get better. It was a huge advantage for his Alberta teammates and drove to A celebration of Ernie’s life, and luncheon will take
us,” said Davidiuk. “Then, when he was Saskatchewan to spend some time with place on Saturday August 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm at
called upon to play, he was more than family, where he was able to decom- the Mossleigh Community Hall on 1st St and 1st THANK YOU!
prepared to step in and perform. We press and look back on a crazy week Ave. in Mossleigh AB. Please feel free to bring any The Strathmore and District Chamber of Commerce
didn’t miss a beat.” of volleyball. pictures and stories of any adventures you shared would like to thank everyone who participated in the
The Albertans dropped the round “It was an unreal week and we ac- with Ernie. To send condolences, please visit Ernie’s Strathmore Stampede Parade! Congratulations go out
obituary at www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca to the following first place winners:
robin match 3-1 to Ontario, then steam- complished so much during our time at
rolled the rest of the competition, fin- the Games,” said Funk. “It was nice to Commercial float: Lil Hoots Consignment
Non-profit float: Wheatland Lodge
ishing the round robin 4-1 with the see us get better as the week went on Antique vehicle: Antique Truck Club (Red ‘62 GMC)
most points for, 417. and made the gold medal game a great Horse & wagon: Strathmore Veterinary Clinic
In the quarters, they manhandled game.” Mounted group: Fun Country Riding Club of Strathmore
Team Saskatchewan 3-0 and cooked These days, Funk is getting his final Mounted single: Miss Strathmore
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$384,900!
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3.50 acres located
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approximately 10 minutes from
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BEAUTIFUL MATURE LOT! 403-934-1097 MLS C4121913 approved by county. development
MLS C4125523

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LOOKING TO RETIRE! 2
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Brand new carpet throughout. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, · 2+2 bdrms, 1 full bath
BEDROOMS PLUS BATH UP AND
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CALL LA SHAUN FULLY DEVELOPED CALL RON THE COURTYARD CALL SHEILA 4.60+ ACRES $110,000 CALL SHAUNA IMMACULATE CONDO -

SOLD
ONE BEDROOM $174,900
DUPLEX $281,000! CONDO
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Beautifully maintained condo!
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home and a shop. Water and · Basement level is framed for
SEPARATE ENTRANCE! Main level,
septic approved by county.
Low monthly utilities development
2+2 BEDROOMS AND and fees. $145,000 The adjacent 3.50 acres are also · Perfect starter home or
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CALL LA SHAUN LOOKING TO MOVE TO CALL RON FOR SALE CALL SHEILA $175,000 CALL SHAUNA CLASSIC BUNGALOW
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