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Page 3 “Couch surfing” a
concern in Strathmore
MIRIAM OSTERMANN
Times Associate Editor

Strathmore is acting as a playground for se-
rious concern, as a large number of the com-
munity’s younger generation continue to be
displaced, seeking refuge on a friend’s couch,
Concert celebration in local businesses and even finding comfort in
ATM vestibules.
The number of Strathmore residents between
15 and 25 years of age who are currently with-
Page 16 out a roof over their head is growing at an
alarming rate, according to individuals in con-
tact with those down and out.
Notwithstanding the fact that Strathmore’s
vagrant are not readily visible in the town –
sleeping on park benches or hanging out in
parks – local businesses, churches and schools
are becoming aware of the seriousness of the
situation. No fewer than 50 individuals are esti-
mated of resorting to “couch surfing” – crashing
on friends’ couches and wandering from place
Sauve wins to place – taking up residence in substandard
Strongman housing, often without water or electricity, and
even tenting.
Comic book and game store, Hobs Hobbies,
has established itself as somewhat of a hub for
teenagers in Strathmore. Owner John Hilton
O’Brien, who holds a university degree in so-
cial work and philosophy, and has been a staff-
er, volunteer and board member on homeless
organizations in Portland, Grande Prairie, Mil-
587-316-2000 waukee and Calgary, finds an average of five
individuals in his store a week who are dis-
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ecdotal because it’s so hard to quantify, but we
only have the stories the kids are telling us.” Slide into fun!
Hilton O’Brien, among other members of the Four-year-old Cole Gamracy made good use of the bouncy castle at the 33rd annual Glei-
403.934.5589 communities, have heard stories of teenagers chen Fall Fair last weekend. The event included the Gleichen Steel on Wheels Show ‘n
info@strathmoretimes.com staying with friends to avoid family violence, Shine, Gleichen Lion’s Club breakfast, a parade, a trade show, and many activities. For more
drugs, alcohol or mental health issues at home. coverage see Page 12.
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Youngbloods win
Battle of the Bands
BRADY GROVE opening round, with judges grading
Times Reporter bands in four different categories in-
cluding musicianship, originality, stage
After a gruelling seven-week compe- presence and audience interaction.
tition, Lethbridge band Youngbloods Each category received a score from
emerged victorious at the first annual one to 10. History and brunch
Battle of the Bands on Aug. 25. This was Strathmore’s first foray into The Western District Historical Society hosted a
The screamo-rock band beat out five a Battle of the Bands-style competition. brunch in conjunction with the Strathmore Lions
other finalists with a high-energy show The idea came from the Canada 150 Club to promote local history and their app called
Committee to help celebrate Canada’s On This Spot which allows users to take a walk-
complete with dancing and head bang- ing tour of Strathmore’s past. About 200 people
ing. sesquicentennial birthday. Canada 150 attended the event with Myrtle Sharp (l-r), Steve
“I’m surprised to be honest with vice-chair Stacy Devine and her hus- Grajczyk, and Donna Specht distributing food to
you,” said Youngbloods lead singer band Shane wanted to bring a musical hungry attendees. Brady Grove Photo
Kyle Hogan. “There was a lot of really event to the celebration and put in a lot
good acts.” of time volunteering at each Battle of
The Youngbloods took home the top the Bands week at Legends which ran
prize of $1,500 and opened for Meghan from July 13 to Aug. 17.
Patrick on Aug. 26 at the Strathmore ag “We had a great venue, great re-
grounds. They will also host a radio sponse from bands, really good turnout
program on 95.1 Golden West Radio at from the community and for the most
some point in the future. part everything went just as planned,”
Hogan called out to the crowd dur- said Stacy Devine.
ing the Youngbloods second last song According to Devine they are going
to come down from the grandstands to assess the competition over the next
and dance in front of the stage. Half of few weeks but would really love to
those in attendance joined the group have the Battle of the Bands back next
which definitely helped in the audi- year and make it an annual event. Nature at its finest
ence interaction category. “We plan to get some feedback from Strathmore resident and Times contributor John
the bands to see what we can do to Godsman took photos of the Aug. 21 eclipse from
The Youngbloods from Lethbridge won the first “We really feed off other people’s en-
Garden Valley, Idaho. “(We) will never forget this
ever Battle of the Bands on Aug. 25 defeating five ergy and other people having fun,” said make it better and we have already had experience,” he said. “During the two minutes of
other contenders at the finals. Zac Beres shred- Hogan. “We like to have fun with the discussions about maybe changing the the total eclipse, the temperature dropped drasti-
ded multiple guitar solos and provided powerful crowd.” venue to accommodate all ages,” said cally, but soon warmed up after the sun returned.”
back-up vocals. Brady Grove Photo The finals were no different than the Devine. John Godsman Photo

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ADELLE ELLIS in the letter to aforementioned officials. Fitness Excellence FREE CLASSE
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chief administrative officer (CAO) said MONDAY 5:15p
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ing Stettler County. end of the year. The total for 2017 is
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council received a letter at the end of major asset in the county so the tax has Total
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July from the reeve of Stettler County, not yet been paid, although they have FREE FOR
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Wayne Nixon, requesting Wheatland
County council support and sign a let-
made their intentions clear to pay the
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ter that Stettler County council wrote land County staff. Personal Traine
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nicipalities have been facing for several applications towards the program to Day Class Time
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years now,” before outlining that each try and receive some money back from MON Boot Camp 5:15pm
county is obligated to collect and remit the uncollected tax, but that they’ve one of our Personal Trainers
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school and seniors housing requisition been refused every time. * Weigh in let us calculate your
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collected and forwarded $288,708.57 Reeve Glenn Koester noted that for THUR Pure Strength 5:30pm
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SO YOU WANT TO BE ON COUNCIL?

The Town of Strathmore will be holding a Seminar for
ALL PROSPECTIVE ELECTORAL CANDIDATES on

September 7, 2017 at 6:00PM in the
Town of Strathmore Council Chambers

This is an educational session regarding the roles of Mayor and Council. If you are
considering running for the Town of Strathmore Council in the 2017 Municipal
Election, this session will be extremely beneficial for you.

All information on the 2017 Strathmore Municipal Election can be found at
www.strathmore.ca/smore_elections_2017

The next regular For More Information Contact the

Council Meetings
Town of Strathmore at (403) 934-3133.

will be
September CELEBRATING CANADA 150 BY ENHANCING OUR COMMUNITY

6 & 20, 2017 UPDATES TO CANADA 150 PROJECTS
at 7:00 pm
For details about all the Canada 150 Projects and ongoing updates, visit
www.strathmore.ca

Committee Downtown Enhancement & Storm Drainage Line Installation - The next phase of
the project is sidewalk removal and replacement as well as underground
electrical work. Fenced sidewalk corridors and temporary entrance walkways
of the Whole will be constructed to allow for pedestrian traffic. All businesses and services
will be open during construction. During this phase, the intersection of Second
Meeting will be Ave. and Second St. will be closed for approximately one month. Detours will
be marked to re-direct traffic. Parking is available on the Northeast portion of

September 13, 2017 the Kinsmen Lake parking lot, in the public lots located near Second Avenue
and Third Street, and at the Alliance Church parking lot. Please see the Detour
and Parking maps on the Town’s website for details.
at 7:00 pm Aquatic Centre - The Aquatic Centre is closed from Aug 26th to October 28th and
for upgrades as part of the Canada 150 Projects. Enhancements include
enclosing the waterslide for year-round use, addition of a steam room, and
general maintenance upgrades to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
(HVAC) system.

Family Centre Reopening event - The Family Centre’s enhancements as part of
the Western Economic Diversification Federal Government contribution is
almost complete. You’re invited for a family-friendly first skate at the Family
Centre on Sunday, September 10th from 2-4 p.m. More details on the Town’s
website. We hope to see you there!

2017 Strathmore Fall
Community Pavilion Grand Opening event - Join us for a grand opening on
Friday, September 8th in Kinsmen Park (North end). The event will include a
community BBQ for all to enjoy from 5-7 p.m. No RSVP necessary. Full event
details are on the Town’s website.

& Winter
Sports Fields in Hillview - As part of the Canada 150 Projects, the large open
green space located off Hillview Drive will be transformed into a recreational
area that can be enjoyed by all residents of Strathmore. Watch for more Thursday, September 7, 2017
3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
egistration
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information on the Town’s website and social media pages coming shortly.
Strathmore Civic Centre
For information about each project, to follow the progress, and stay informed
about changes that may impact you or your family: ducation For More Information:
• Visit the Town’s website under the Canada 150 Projects Cheryl Graff
area on the home page (www.strathmore.ca) Strathmore Civic/Family Centre
• Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@TownofStrathmore) Phone: 934-4772 Ext. 2
and Twitter (@Strathmore_Town)
olunteer Fax: 934-4779
• Watch for other information around Town
ervices

Associations - this is your chance to let the people of
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Regional water to start flowing by Sept. 30
ADELLE ELLIS 2 is not far off schedule. with both cells nearly filled and the water treatment plant. clude the construction of water
Times Reporter Through this plan, the wa- the pump house constructed. “The water that was coming transmission pipelines to the
ter treatment plant in the Vil- Wheatland County Council- through there was so good that municipalities of Hussar and
Plans to provide safe and lage of Standard is receiving lor Rex Harwood gave the up- they hadn’t even (needed to do) Rosebud.
clean drinking water to mu- several upgrades as it will date about the water facilities a backflush, they just decided to In another phase, the existing
nicipalities within Wheat- be the main plant providing progress during his councillor’s do one to see what was going raw water reservoir at Standard
land County as implemented water to all nearby munici- report at the Aug. 15 regular on because they hadn’t even will also need to be deepened
by the Wheatland Regional palities. The new raw water council meeting. had to add a bunch of chemi- and have some work done to it.
Corporation (WRC) are well reservoir, located seven ki- “Segment one from Standard cals or anything. The water was “The new reservoir water
underway as Phase 1 is lometres southwest of Stan- to the (Wheatland Crossing) going through a lot cleaner,” is blue and it looks very nice.
nearly completed and Phase dard, is almost completed School testing (was) complete said Harwood, who added that You go to the reservoir in Stan-
on the 15th. Segment two, the a gabion (rock) wall was built dard and it’s shallow and has a
flush hydrant, (was completed) to keep thing from getting into greenish tinge to it. That one is
on the 17th. Segment three, the the water and that the Western shut off in Standard and we’re
Strathmore Legion Branch #10 NEWS flush hydrant from Standard to
Gleichen will be completed by
Irrigation District (WID) will be
copying that format.
not using it anymore,” said
Reeve Glenn Koester.
By Irene Knappe, Secretary / PR / Poppy Chair Sept. 14th,” said Harwood. He “The water quality is very Once the construction of the
WOW! IT’S SEPTEMBER!! SOME TREES ARE TURNING YELLOW. OH MY!! added that water was promised high there,” said Harwood. water services is completed in
• Our District Commander, Comrade Deanna French, is currently in the Peter Lougheed Hospital, to Wheatland Crossing School Water is scheduled to be run- each municipality, it is expect-
and we indeed wish her well and hope for a speedy recovery! Do have a rest, while you are able, and to Gleichen by Sept. 30, ning into Gleichen and to the ed the WRC has a longer-term
Comrade!
• Pat is back in The Kitchen and busier than ever. Drop in, say hi and have a bite to eat! Bring your
and that those plans are still Wheatland Crossing school potential to provide multiple
appetite and you won’t be sorry! Guaranteed! on schedule; however, they are by Sept. 30 and the old water services to municipalities with-
• At the Legion Rally in Three Hills on Saturday, August 26th, it was suggested that we advise our pushing to get everything done treatment plant in Gleichen will in Wheatland County. Potential
Veterans, old Generation and new, that our Legion has a lot to offer our Veterans in the way of assis-
tance of all kinds. That is one of the main reasons for our existence. Should you need help, please do ahead of schedule. then be decommissioned. All services could include opera-
not hesitate to contact our Branch Service Officer, Comrade Hap Hanson, at the Legion number, and for Harwood said construction of the other projects are expected tion and maintenance for the
his contact number. He ould only be too happy to discuss any questions you may have. the water treatment plant in the to fall into place as well, includ- water services in each munici-
• The new membership cards will be available on Friday, September 1st. Please pick yours up at
the bar. Membership dues stayed the same as last year: $45 for Ordinary members and members 65 Village of Standard was a little ing the water line that will link pality, sanitary sewer services,
and over; $55 for Associate and Affiliate members who are under 65. behind, however the frame for Rockyford to the water treat- solid waste services, emergen-
• If anyone wishes to transfer their membership from another Legion to ours, please pick up a
Transfer form from the bar, fill it in and return it, and we will take care of the rest.
the new building is currently ment plant in Standard, before cy response services and even
• If anyone out there wishes to join the Legion, please pick up an Application at the bar, complete up so they aren’t far off sched- the Rockyford water treatment road maintenance.
and return it to the bar, for our further handling. ule. plant is decommissioned. “You can’t express how much
• Members who wish to compete in any sports events, please note that you will require your 2018
membership cards in order to participate and continue on.
As of July 28, the Standard The Wheatland Crossing work (is being done) until you
• Bingo returns on Wednesday, September 6th, for the fall. water treatment plant started School will need to haul water go and drive around. The work
• Senior darts is back on Sundays; 10th, 17th, 24th, etc. from 11 a.m. to 3:30 pm. receiving raw water from the for use in the school for up to a that they did on the reservoir
• Breakfast is being served once again by the LA on September 17th and the third Sunday of
October and November and TBA for December. new raw water reservoir, and month before the water line is is very well done and everyone
• Play Euchre? We have room for you upstairs, on Saturday, September 23rd! the existing raw water reservoir up and running. seems happy with what’s been
This letter is to you. The you that’s had a rough week. The you that seems to be under constant storm clouds.
The you that feels invisible. The you that doesn’t know how much longer you can hold on. The you that has lost faith. in Standard was isolated from Future phases are set to in- done,” said Harwood.
The you that always blames yourself for everything that goes wrong. To you. “You are incredible. You make this world a little bit
more wonderful. You have so much potential and so many things left to do. You have time.
Better things are coming your way, so please hang in there. You can do it!!”

TO ALL OUR CANADIAN VETS, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE ALL OVER THE WORLD!
YOU DO US PROUD!!
THANK YOU TO ALL VOLUNTEERS! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!
For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119

Thought for
the Week
~
There is a fine
line that
separates
laughter and
Music in the Valley Milkshake Mondays finding success
The Rosebud Chamber Music Festival (RCMF) orchestra performed James Barrie, 17, poured a vanilla milkshake on Aug.
pain, comedy at the RCMF Reading Party, July 31. The unrehearsed concert, held 28 to help raise money for the Strathmore Youth Club’s
and tragedy, in the Haskayne-Kenney Mercantile, kicked off this year’s event. The 2018 Peru trip at the Strathmore Humpty’s. So far the
festival continued until Aug. 6, with concerts in Drumheller, Three Hills,
humour and and Rosebud.
fundraiser has raised about $5,000 since it started on
Photo Courtesy of Randall Wiebe Aug. 14. Brady Grove Photo
hurt.
E. Bombeck
Youth homelessness on rise
Continued from Page 1 However, while larger cities such as Calgary
have numerous resources in place to accommo-
Together with the economic downturn, which date the youth – the Boys and Girls Club, and Av-
Hilton O’Brien references as the forefront of many enue 15 – and can collect data, gathering statistics
homelessness problems, those of age are often on rural areas has been an ongoing problem in
staying behind with friends while their families Alberta.
move out of town in hopes of better employment A 2014 study Rural Alberta Homelessness’ by
prospects. In turn, these individuals have trouble Jeanette Waegemakers Schiff, Ph.D. and Alina
finding work and overstay their welcome, forcing Turner, Ph.D., examined rural homelessness in
them to move on to other couches, possibly falling 20 Alberta communities with populations un-
in with a bad crowd or living on the streets. der 25,000. While the research did not include
“Couch surfing itself isn’t the problem, it’s ac- Strathmore, the findings stated that an increasing
tually a good thing because it means somebody number of communities are reporting sleeping ac-
is doing something to help,” said Hilton O’Brien. commodations not considered safe for habitation
“The first goal of therapy is awareness. We have to and couch surfing as a measure of last resort in
be able to see it for what it is. That largely means rural areas. The information also acknowledged
we have to demystify it so we can look at it with- the lack of research and data currently available,
out being a figure of fear.” making it difficult to understand the scope of Al-
The situation isn’t just present in Strathmore. berta’s rural homelessness situation.
Siksika Nation Councillor Ruben “Buck” Breaker The dilemma is one Rodgers is accustomed to.
is aware of over 300 of his nation members dis- “It’s really impossible to count because how are
placed due to the floods, waiting for housing and you going to collect the (data)? Are you going to
finding temporary shelter in trailers and some- knock on everyone’s door?” said Rodgers. “You
times cramming into homes with roughly 10 oth- can’t collect accurate data here. In Strathmore and
er people. According to Richard Rodgers, director the rural area it’s a little bit more difficult. There
of outreach for the Strathmore Overnight Shelter, are so many issues and so many reasons to couch
Wheatland County is also facing a youth home- surf. You have to identify it first. One step at a
lessness issue within their communities, and he time. No one wants to talk about it. If you don’t
knows of at least 12 couch surfing teenagers in see people lying in the park, it doesn’t mean we
Carseland alone. don’t have a problem with homeless.”
September 1, 2017 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 7

Wheatland County looks at the future of renewable energy
ADELLE ELLIS 15 regular council meeting by Councillor Ben Arm- tage Days parade, several councillors were approached by an
Times Reporter strong who suggested the land could be re-zoned aggrieved ratepayer who was upset Wheatland County was
to “public utility which would allow for a shipping not represented in the parade.
Wheatland County is looking forward to the fu- container to be used as storage for the fire depart- Council discussed the possibility of creating a parade float
ture of renewable energy resources, such as wind ment. to take to every parade. It was noted there are seven areas
and solar, within the county with the help of the Angie Lucas, manager of agriculture, community that need to be covered, all with more than one parade to
Miistakis Institute. and protective services, suggested several different attend.
The Miistakis Institute created a proposal – Wind options could be considered to accommodate for Most councillors enter their own division’s parades, if they
and Solar Decision Support Tools for Rural Munici- the use of a shipping container as a storage solu- can make it, and hand out up to $100 worth of candy per
palities in Alberta – after previously approaching tion for the fire department. parade event.
Wheatland County council with a funding request Armstrong motioned for staff to look at the zon- It has been approximately eight to 10 years since an actual
to aid in the advancement of a project addressing ing of the fire departments and to come up with a parade float was created to be taken to all the parades.
large-scale wind and solar development. suitable recommendation to council. Councillor Ben Armstrong noted the float had to be deco-
At the time, council approved $5,000 in funding “There are not that many throughout the coun- rated and undecorated before and after every parade event,
for the project. ty, so we could look at the zoning for all fire de- and that most of the time – although it was the councillors’
In total, the Miistakis Institute secured $30,000 partments and grader shops, etc. And build that responsibility to attend – the work was placed upon staff.
in funding from the Alberta Association of Munici- zoning to incorporate all the needs of (the fire de- Continued on Page 8
pal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) to allow phase partments) so in the future these problems don’t
one of the project to move forward. occur,” said Lucas.
Wheatland County has since been asked to allow Alan Parkin, Wheatland County’s chief admin-
one staff member to sit on an advisory committee istrative officer (CAO) said Strathmore, Standard
for the project, that will be made up of four to five and Rockyford fire departments are not within the
people. County’s jurisdiction as they are within the villages
“We’ve already got solar and we’ve got lots of and towns, so they would not receive a review at
wind so I think that we need to know what’s going this time.
on out there,” said Councillor Ben Armstrong about
allowing a staff member to sit on the committee. CARSELAND FIRE HALL OVER BUDGET
Either Russel Muenchrath, Wheatland County’s It is anticipated the new Carseland fire hall could
agricultural fieldman, or a staff member from plan- come in as much as $1.7 million over budget. How-
ning and development will sit on the committee ever, nothing will be certain until the request for
and bring back information to the county. quotations is completed.
Phase one of the project, which included base- The estimation for the new fire hall was $1.2 mil-
line research, engagement and fundraising, was lion which was based on a new fire hall recently
hoped to be completed by the beginning of Octo- built in Dalum for the same price. However, it was
ber. However, the project is already behind sched- recently made known that a fire hall was just com-
ule. pleted in Three Hills for approximately $2.5 mil-
“They are already behind where they wanted to lion and another one further west was built for $3
be… the timelines are fairly tight,” said Muench- million.
rath. “We are going through the final steps to go out
During the Aug. 15 regular council meeting, for request for quotations for that and then we will
council voted in favour of allowing a staff member be bringing back that information to council. An-
to sit on the committee and to bring information ticipation is it will be over budget but we don’t
back to council, the Agricultural Service Board and know how much… it’s going to be more than we
to the appropriate departments. thought originally,” said Parkin.
The budget set aside for the new Carseland fire
LAND USE BYLAW FOR FIRE DEPARTMENTS hall will not see the county through the entire
The Hussar Fire Department has run into a prob- build, however it was mentioned there is some
lem concerning the availability of storage space money in reserve that may be used to cover the
and allowed storage solutions on land the fire de- shortfall. Once exact numbers are brought back to
partment and county grader shop sit on. staff, a formal recommendation and proposal will
The zoning of the land around the fire depart- be made to council concerning funding, when ap-
ment is designated “community services” which propriate.
doesn’t allow for shipping containers or truck bod-
ies to be placed on the land as extra storage space. ARE PARADES A PRIORITY?
The issue was brought to council during the Aug. Following the Strathmore Stampede and Heri-

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Respecting Fildebrandt’s decision
To the Editor half of his constituents on a variety of issues through-
Albertans expect integrity of government and pub- out his term. His fresh, enthusiastic approach to
lic representatives. Recent revelations involving MLA politics and libertarianism is appreciated. He was an
Derek Fildebrandt were unethical and remediation early advocate of conservative unity and travelled the
was expected by constituents. Mr. Fildebrandt demon- province extensively to gain support, but more impor-
strated accountability and accepted responsibility for tantly, listen to Albertans.
his actions. His decision to step down from the United Derek has acknowledged his responsibility to the
Conservative Party (UCP) is a faultless action at this Strathmore-Brooks constituents and has demonstrat-
time. As addressed in his Aug. 15 statement, “media ed transparency in formally issued statements. Going
controversy is distracting from the work that must be forward, as trust is regained and integrity restored,
done as the UCP is founded.” the constituents will decide his political future.
A public issue has quickly evolved into personal In the meantime, I respect Mr. Fildebrandt’s deci-
territory as Derek and his young family have been sion to focus on the needs of his family. It is time for
subjected to hateful, unproductive online rhetoric and the rhetoric to shift to constructive policy develop-
intrusive media. Undoubtedly, the media climate was ment, and the restoration of prosperity for our beauti-
orchestrated to sensationalize issues and secure his ful province.
political demise. Regardless of partisan affiliation, hu- Natasha Lausen
mility must prevail and privacy extended to his family. Wheatland County

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“Our family serving your family!” Local job fair
welcomes
REALTY HORIZON
Our office is located at

universities
122 2nd Ave.
Strathmore, AB
Fax: 403 934-2742
BRADY GROVE
Residential • Acreage • Commercial Nancy Stairs (403) 934-1625 Alisa Wurz
Steve Farran (403) 901-9335 (403) 934-7903
Times Reporter

A+ Better Business Bureau Accredited McBride Career Group is hosting its
annual fall job fair at the Strathmore
STRATHMORE • MAPLEWOOD WONDERFUL HOME AWAITING YOUR FAMILY! RURAL WHEATLAND • 6 KMS SOUTH RURAL WHEATLAND COUNTY • 3.4 ACRES M/L Curling Club on Sept. 7 to help people
$
314,900 1,200,000
$ connect with employers and improve
NEW
PRICE
$
769,900 job skills.
A new component this year will fea-
Over 2700 SqFt of developed ture booths set up for universities, of-
mls C4110652 mls C4107732
living space! 3 Bedrooms up, fering prospective employees another
Large Kitchen, Living room, 144 +/- ACRES A LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN option to find work.
family room, games room, 144 Acres currently in Hay, permanent Large 5 bedroom 2.5 bath home, “Universities can get their names out
Den, 2.5 baths, large yard triple attached garage, many
irrigation rights on 82 acres, build
updates in and out, granite, and show what kind of programs they
mls C4115941 and more!! your dream home or use as crop land!
mature trees and more!! have,” said administrative assistant
Cassi Morris with McBride. “If students
RURAL WHEATLAND • 1.64 ACRES M/L STRATHMORE • CAMBRIDGE STRATHMORE • HILLVIEW STRATHMORE • STRATHMORE LAKES are interested in applying for univer-
$
569,900 $
399,900 $
387,900 $
379,900 sity it has a really good focus towards
the high schools right now.”

SOLD mls C4113370 mls C4119949 mls C4118869 mls C4125114
Universities from all over Alberta
will be attending the career fair includ-
ing University of Calgary, University of
WOW, THIS HOME IS AMAZING!! STUNNING CUSTOM HOME!! BUNGALOW WITH MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY OPEN CONCEPT ADULT LIVING Lethbridge, SAIT and Bow Valley Col-
2992 SqFt 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bath, Large 1472 SqFt 4 Bed, 3 Bath, Fully finished, -1463 SqFt 3+1 Bed, 2.5 Bath, 1241 SqFt 2+2 Bed, 3 Bath, Double lege. Previously, McBride hadn’t asked
Kitchen, Family room, Breezeway to Open Concept, Quartz Counters, Wet Bar, Massive kitchen, Fireplace in living att. Garage, Fully Finished, Freshly universities to attend because they
33x26 heated garage, well treed border- Dbl Att. Heated Garage, Storage Shed, room, Functional Floor plan, fully Painted move in ready, Beside green
ing canal, So much to OFFER!! play center, RV Parking and more!! finished, DBL Garage and much more!! space, RV Parking and more!! wanted to focus on employers; but this
year they wanted to expand and ap-
AIRDRIE • BIG SPRINGS STRATHMORE • PARKWOOD STRATHMORE • WESTMOUNT STRATHMORE • STRATHAVEN peal to more people.
McBride hosts job fairs every spring
NEW
LISTING
$
369,900 $
339,900 $
329,900 $
324,900 and fall with the last event drawing in
C/S
I N 1 D AY s SOLD SOLD SOLD roughly 120 people, according to Mor-
ris.
mls C4139454 mls C4116268 mls C4112360 mls C4119512 Morris also stated there will be 21
AIRDRIE-BIGSPRINGS MOVE IN READY!! CLOSE TO SCHOOLS, SHOPPING AND MORE!! THE PERFECT HOME!! tables for businesses and universities.
BACKING GREENSPACE AND CANAL!!
1290 SqFt on main and upper, fully fin- 4 Bedroom, 3 bath, hardwood, large 1120 SqFt Fully Finished 3 1098 Sqft desired floorplan Bi-Level! 3 total While many people pursue the univer-
ished, 2.5 bath, fireplace, large kitchen, kitchen, dbl att garage, RV Parking, Bed+Den, 1.5 Bath, Double Heated bedrooms plus Den. Single att. garage. sity path, others are searching for work
master w/en suite, Over sized heated Non Conforming Mother in-law suite, Garage, RV Parking, Central Air, Lovely Kitchen, Living Room, Family Room, now.
Det. Garage, and much more!! and more!! and much more!! Main Floor Laundry and much more!! “Businesses are able to come out and
promote themselves… as well, some of
STRATHMORE • WESTMOUNT STRATHMORE • GREEN MEADOW STRATHMORE • PARKWOOD RURAL WHEATLAND • 10 KM EAST OF STRATHMORE
them will possibly be taking applica-
$
319,900 $
304,900 $
299,900 $
289,900 tions on site,” said Morris.
McBride, in conjunction with the
SOLD SOLD federal government, will also be pro-
moting the Experience Counts: TIOW
mls C4123678 mls C4119949 mls C4124764 mls C4116076
(Targeted Initiative for Older Workers)
BEAUTIFULLY KEPT BUNGALOW!! WONDERFUL LOCATION!! ADULT LIVING AT ITS FINEST!! TURN INTO YOUR DREAM HOME!! program which is tailored to senior
3 Bed + Den, 1.5 Bath 1290 Sqft. Oversized 1062 SqFt fully finished 3+2 Bed 1058 SqFt 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath. Overlooking Duck Pond, Great
single detached garage. Many Updates Fully Finished, Open Concept,
workers aged 55 to 65. The program
3 Full Bath, Double Detached Garage, Location, 1/2 Mile of gravel, 3 Beds,
incl. windows. 2 laundry rooms beside Lovely Yard, Massive Kitchen, Massive Master with 4 piece en suite, 1 Bath, Unspoiled Lower, aims to help people in this age group
green space and much more!! MUST SEE MUST SEE!! Wonderful yard, Deck and much more!! 3+/- acres!!! to develop job skills, such as typing
and resumé building.
STRATHMORE • PARKLANE STRATHMORE • STRATHMORE LAKES STRATHMORE • STRATHAVEN STRATHMORE • STRATHAVEN “Basically, we give them skills in
computers, personal developmen, and
$
289,900 $
279,900 $
259,900 $
237,500 employment development,” said Mar-
cie Burtniak, a TIOW career coach with
McBride and former participant in the
mls C4123355 mls C4074067 mls C4125964
mls C4119957 program. “The program really gears
ADULT LIVING AT ITS FINEST!! END UNIT DESIRED ADULT LIVING! STUNNING MODERN CONDO MOVE IN READY! you towards feeling better about your-
1139 SqFt 2 Bedroom home is 1060 SqFt 2 Bed, 2 Bath, Single Att Modern Family Floorplan, modern 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with lovely eat self using the skills and experience
an end unit! Large fenced yard, Garage, Main floor laundry, Wonderful finishings, Open Concept, 3 beds, in kitchen, formal dining area, large living you’ve had and putting those back into
single attached garage kitchen w/island, Deck, Loads of green 2.5 Baths, Fully Finished Walkout room, single detached garage, nice yard
and much more!!! space beside and behind!! MUST SEE. and much more!! action so you can be employed.”
onto Greenspace and Park!
Originally the event was scheduled
RURAL WHEATLAND • STANDARD STRATHMORE • RANCH ESTATES STRATHMORE • VILLAGE WAY to take place at Sacred Heart Academy
STRATHMORE • STRATHAVEN
but was relocated to Strathmore Curl-
$
214,900 $
194,900 $
169,900 $
56,900 ing Rink with a new time of 3 p.m. to

SOLD SOLD 7 p.m. on Sept. 7.

Parade float inquiries
mls C4117270 mls C4130680 mls C4121413 mls C4113853

SITUATED ON 3 LOTS CONDO BACKING GREEN SPACE!! ADULT LIVING AT ITS BEST!! GREAT LOCATION CLOSE TO SHOPPING!!
4 Bed, 2 Bath Absolutley every- 1130 SqFt 3 Bedroom, 1520 SqFt 20’ wide, Central air, 1152 SqFt 3 Bedroom home, Conitinued from Page 7
thing updated!! Wonderful Kitchen, 1.5 Bathroom, Lovely Kitchen, vault ceilings, gas fireplace, New Shingles Lovely Eating area, Fully Fenced
Formal Dining, living room, beauti- Fireplace in Family room, good 2015, single Garage, 3Bedroom, Yard, Massive Master, Many
Updates, and Much More!!
“If we start doing it, how do we make
ful yard and much more!! size yard and more!! 2 bath, MUST SEE!!
sure everybody gets represented prop-
erly?” asked Armstrong.
RURAL WHEATLAND • GLEICHEN
$
30,000 Wanting to Sell or Buy? Councillor Alice Booth suggested a
permanent unit already decorated to a
theme, without the need for plastic dec-
orations, so that a councillor could hook
mls C4119759
BUILD YOUR BISINESS!!
Please Give Us A Call. up to the float and attend parade events
without fuss.
“You have to make it easy. It’s not go-

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2.5 Commercial Lots in Gleichen
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desired area of Gleichen and did before,” said Booth.
ready for you to build!! Council decided to look at the option
of having a permanent fixture float in
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Environmental stewardship
a success in County
ADELLE ELLIS plans or planned additional things that During Wheatland County’s Aug. 15
Times Reporter we thought might benefit the county.” regular council meeting, one council-
The 2017 EAP was created and im- lor said she did not remember much
Environmental stewardship has re- plemented to include projects such as being brought to council regarding the Strathmore RCMP are
cently been a common theme through- environmental compliance, commu- creation of the 2017 EAP and that she investigating a break & enter
out Alberta and Canada. nity consultation, carpooling and idle was unsure how involved council was
Similarly, Wheatland County had put reduction, Crowfoot Creek watershed with the project. to Kal Tire in Strathmore that
environmental awareness at the fore- resiliency and restoration, Wheatland Wheatland County’s chief administra- occurred in the midnight hours
front of their agenda for 2017, and County office building efficiency im- tive officer (CAO) Alan Parkin replied of August 13th, 2017. Unknown
with the upcoming creation of the provement, LED streetlight conversion, that council had successfully voted in suspects gained entry to the yard
2018 Environmental Action Plan (EAP), environmental stewardship recogni- favour of receiving quarterly reports
environmental awareness is sure to tion, a composting trial, toxic waste concerning environmental awareness by cutting a hole in the fence
play another prominent role next year. roundup, Rosebud River erosion con- progression. before stealing a trailer as well as
In 2016, Wheatland County adopted trol, paper use reduction, reclamation “My recollection was that our rec- a large quantity of tires. Should
an environmental policy to recognize and road construction, water protec- ommendation to council, and council you have any information that can
the importance of protecting the en- tion initiative and agricultural plastics supported it, was that we wanted the
vironment. Around the same time, an recycling among many other projects. municipalities and the people in the solve this crime, please contact
environmental coordinator position Earlier this year, Wheatland County municipalities to lead this and not have the Strathmore RCMP.
was created at the county office to held a trio of Environmental Open council say, ‘this is what we need to
aid Wheatland County in becoming a House community meetings in Rose- do,’” said Parkin. He added the ground- File: 20171082453
leader in environmental accountability bud, Hussar and Namaka to inform work for the 2018 EAP is just getting
and to head environmental programs residents and ratepayers about ongo- put in place and that council will be
within the county. ing environmental projects, and to try more involved next year.
“With the 2017 EAP, we established and engage the public to come up with Reeve Glenn Koester said he recog-
an environmental steering committee ideas and critiques that they would like nized several aspects in the presented 1-800-222-TIPS
made up of staff,” said Alyssa Cum-
berland, environmental coordinator at
to see done or changed in the 2018
EAP.
report and that there were also a few
new components that “make perfect (1-800-222-8477)
Wheatland County. “We talked about “The purpose of that was to put sense” to him.
projects that we could do within the feelers out for projects that the public Koester had also attended two out of
upcoming year that had some sort of an would like to see us do as far as envi- three of the environmental open hous-
environmental stewardship component ronmental awareness and environmen- es and said feedback given by the pub-
to it or anything that does something tal stewardship goes. The idea is they lic to him was very positive.
good for the environment. We pulled will be incorporated into next year’s “Moving forward, the intention is
together things that we could accom- action plan (and to) bring forward a to bring together public opinion, staff 403-934-5552
plish in 2017 or that were already yearly plan as to what the county is do- opinion and council opinion,” said 120 - 2nd Avenue, Strathmore
ing with (environmental stewardship),” Cumberland, who added that to date,
said Cumberland, who added the Rose- staff at the county office have strongly
bud open house showed good public embraced several environmental proj- YOUR WEEKLY
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Summer BBQ lice shouldn’t spread. Lice eggs can be removed
Strathmore’s Church of Peculiar People held their Start Switching and Saving Today! with a fine-tooth comb and there are shampoos that
annual barbecue at Kinsmen Park on Aug. 12. effectively eradicate the problem. Pharmacists are a
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Rural crime concerns
need additional support to increase their efficacy accountant about these proposed tax changes, as
in remote locations. I will continue to communicate they may affect you directly.
with the relevant authorities to resolve this issue. The consultation period on the tax changes ends
MARTIN SHIELDS Another matter that may affect many residents Oct. 2. If you have any input on these measures,
Member of Parliament Bow River Riding of our region is the Liberals’ proposed private cor- please e-mail them to fin.consultation.fin@canada.
poration tax changes, which are intended to close ca.
Over the past year, I have heard from many constituents of tax loopholes. The government is targeting three Please do not hesitate to contact my office if you
Bow River concerned about rural crime. supposed loopholes: ‘income sprinkling’ (which is have any input on these subjects. I can be reached
I believe that this is a very serious matter. The crime affecting the practise of shifting income to family members), in Ottawa at 613-992-0761 or martin.shields@parl.
isolated rural homes and farms in our riding is not just a local converting a corporation’s regular income to capi- gc.ca. My Brooks office can be reached at 403-793-
phenomenon. As recently reported by CTV’s Laura Payton, the tal gains, and retaining passive investment in a pri- 6775 or martin.shields.c1@parl.gc.ca. Strathmore
RCMP is facing a serious nation-wide staffing shortage, and it vate corporation. office 403-361-2980 or martin.shelds.c1b@parl.
is limiting officers’ ability to respond to rural calls in a timely While much of the controversy over these chang- gc.ca
manner. If you have not done so already, I would urge you to es has focussed on their impact on medical profes- * The link to the CTV article is: www.ctvnews.ca/
read the article* – it is an eye-opening account, which demon- sionals, as reported recently in the National Post** politics/rcmp-shortages-leave-mounties-in-crisis-
strates that the concerns of our riding’s rural residents are part they also have the potential to place a new tax bur- officers-say-1.3542190
of a larger problem taking place across Canada. den on businesses in our riding. Some of the sup- ** National Post article: http://nationalpost.
Having spoken with many of you that have been impacted posed loopholes are used by farmers to deal with com/news/politics/after-the-fall-harvest-canadian-
by rural crime, as well as RCMP officials, I am convinced that cyclical changes in yields and income. If your farm farmers-could-face-huge-tax-hit-from-new-rules/
action must be taken, and soon, to address this issue. In many is incorporated, please consider speaking with an wcm/649d1ee4-330c-4157-bbc3-9cdb8f45d262
cases, the RCMP is stretched too thin over vast rural areas, and

Educating the public on crime prevention
CST. SHANNON WHITE stolen vehicles are from the City of Calgary indica-
Strathmore RCMP - General Investigation Section tive of crime spillover from a major urban centre.
• Offenders will steal vehicles to sell, for trans-
Strathmore RCMP are actively involved with a portation, or to commit other crimes.
number of initiatives aimed at reducing auto thefts What to do:
including educating the public to the risks and pre- • Report suspicious persons and/or vehicles to
ventative measures that can be taken. Most vehicle your local police.
crime is opportunistic and therefore preventable. •Get to know your neighbours – no one knows
Help protect your vehicle by identifying risks and their neighbourhood better than those who live in
taking away opportunities for thieves. it. Residents are able to identify unknown persons
The Facts: or vehicles that do not belong in their area.
• Strathmore and the surrounding area has had • Treat your vehicle keys like cash, keep them
an increase in the rate of theft of motor vehicles. with you or in a secure location
• Thefts of motor vehicles are occurring all days • Do not leave a spare key hidden in the vehicle
of the week. – offenders know all the hiding spots and will look
• Thefts of motor vehicles were highest between for them.
midnight and 6 a.m. • Never leave your vehicle unlocked and running
• Over half the vehicles stolen were trucks and even if it’s just outside your residence or you are
of those, Ford F Series were the most commonly running into a store for only a few minutes. Of-
stolen. fenders will take advantage of the opportunity.
• Many of the vehicles stolen were left unlocked • Always secure your vehicles and never leave
with the keys in the vehicle. valuables or personal effects inside.
• Several offenders arrested in possession of the Continued on Page 11

Job Posting P17-22
Waste Transfer Site Attendant (Part Time)
Closes September 8, 2017 at 4 p.m.
The Waste Transfer Site Operator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of
the waste transfer site, maintaining the facility, and for ensuring all tasks are
completed in a safe and timely manner. This position requires a person who is
highly motivated, able to work independently, able to walk or stand for lengthy
periods, and is physically fit and able to lift moderately weighing loads. This
person takes personal responsibility for the facility, takes pride in their work, and
demonstrates attention to detail.

This position is part time, and the weekly schedule will vary (minimum one day/
week, maximum five days/week).

The successful candidates should have:
 Up-to-date First Aid training , and knowledge of OHS regulations
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 Valid Class 5 Alberta Drivers Licence

In accordance with Wheatland County’s Personnel Policy, the successful candidate
will be required to submit to a Criminal Records Check, and must be legally
entitled to work for any employer in Canada. We thank all applicants for their
interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply, or for a more detailed job description (no phone calls, please):

Human Resources, Wheatland County
RR1 Hwy 1
Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1J6
Fax (403) 934-4889
Email: hr@wheatlandcounty.ca
September 1, 2017 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 11

Adrienne Fish returns to Tips to stay safe
Boston Pizza comedy show
Continued from Page 10

• Use your garage to park your vehicles. If you can’t
park in your garage, secure your vehicle and remove the
BRADY GROVE garage door opener. Always park in secure, well-lit areas
Times Reporter • Surveillance equipment and home security systems
can be used as a deterrent to offenders. Install anti-theft
Canadian comic Adrienne Fish performed her devices on your vehicles.
colourful act and made the residents of Strath- • Never follow or chase an offender – this can lead to
more laugh at multiple stories surrounding topics the offender driving recklessly and dangerously posing a
of identity, sexuality and travel at Yuk Yuk’s Com- serious risk to the public.
edy at the local Boston Pizza on Aug. 24.
“Sometimes I love having nice, intimate, tighter
shows because you can see everyone,” said Fish. McBride Career
“There’s a different vibe that gets created with a
smaller crowd.” Group
Fish generally stuck to stories or experiences Career and Employment Specialists
she had in her own life but said she wanted to get
403-934-4305
more into political-themed jokes.
“It’s a lit bit tricky to make that stuff funny but www.mcbridecareergroup.com
I’m sure as time goes by I’ll figure it out,” said Adrienne Fish brought lots of sassy flair and told many stories

CAREER & JOB FA R
Fish. during her performance at the Yuk Yuk’s comedy show at the
Fish originally got her start as a comedian af- Strathmore Boston Pizza on Aug. 24. Brady Grove Photo
ter she returned home from a trip. She was tell-
ing her friend about her travels which her friend these folks.”
laughed through and told her to try stand-up. Moore regularly produces at Comedy Monday Thursday, September 7th,
“It was kind of a eureka moment,” said Fish. “I Night at Broken City in Calgary.
tried it. I loved it.” Boston Pizza provided a small, intimate show 3:00 p.m.—7:00p.m.
According to Fish’s website, the Toronto come- for about 100 people and, according to its general
dian has performed across the country and the manager, it was an attempt at something new in STRATHMORE CURLING CLUB
U.S., including performing at Just For Laughs 42. Strathmore.
“We wanted to do something a little bit differ-
Fish was joined by Calgary comic James Moore
who warmed up the crowd with some jokes ent from what everyone else does in town,” said
180 BRENT BLVD
about marriage, bikers, and cities versus small Boston Pizza general manager Greg Persaud.
towns. Moore had nothing but praise for his fel- Persaud has been with the company for about a Strathmore
low comic. year and a half, and wanted to change the image
He himself was a late bloomer and didn’t start of the business in town. Bring your resume, dress for success and be ready
performing comedy until he was 43 years old. Ac- “We are trying to do that, we want to rebuild
for on the spot interviews.
cording to Moore, the trick to performing is read- those burnt bridges,” said Persaud. “We want ev-
ing the audience. eryone in town to know we are here for the town.” For more information call 403-934-4305
“If you read them wrong, you have a lot of peo- The restaurant signed a contract with Yuk Yuk’s
ple sitting with their arms crossed glaring at you,” to have a show every month or two. The next Program funded through:
said Moore. “You have to find out where the level Yuk Yuk’s comedy show at Boston Pizza will be
of the room is at and what’s going to appeal to in October.

Notice of Nomination Day
Wheatland County, Province of Alberta

Notice is hereby given that nomination day is Monday, September 18, 2017 and that
nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at
the location of the local jurisdiction offices set out below between the hours of 10
a.m. and 12 noon on Nomination Day

Office Number of Vacancies Electoral Division
County Councillor 1 1
County Councillor 1 2
County Councillor 1 3
County Councillor 1 4
County Councillor 1 5
County Councillor 1 6
County Councillor 1 7

Returning Officer: Terry Tower
Location of Local Jurisdiction Office:
Wheatland County Administration Building
242006 Range Road 243
Strathmore, Alberta
(Approximately 7 km east of Strathmore on the north side of Hwy 1, at Rge Rd 243)

Dated this 25th day of August, 2017 in Wheatland County, Alberta.
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Olive Branch Christian
Bookstore would like to
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104-3rd Avenue
in Strathmore Gleichen held their annual Fall Fair on Aug. 26 and celebrated their 33 years with a trade show, kids
activities, a parade, Gleichen Lion’s Club breakfast, and the Gleichen Steel on Wheels Show ‘n Shine.
September 11th Miriam Ostermann Photos
Open
Monday to Friday
10am - 3pm
Gleichen celebrates
Saturday
10am - 4 pm 33 years of fall fair
Strathmore’s new Christian bookstore, MIRIAM OSTERMANN Carrier joined her fellow figure skat-
located in the Leary Centre. Times Associate Editor ers by waving and throwing candy to
onlookers. It was Rabbit Carrier’s first
www.olivebranchbooks.ca Seven years ago, Andy Stewart braved time participating in the parade and
(403) 830-2375 a blizzard to get his hands on a 1935 her mother Kendra’s first time at the
Ford pick-up truck, which he’s shown event. While she lives just across the
at nearly 30 exhibitions since. tracks on the Siksika Nation reserve,
www. StrathmoreTimes.com Together with numerous other prized she was unaware of the event previ-
possessions, it was one of the vehicles ously and hopes more members of her
entered in this year’s Gleichen Steel on community get involved in similar fes-
Wheels Show and Shine that has run in tivities in the future. Rabbit Carrier is
conjunction with the Gleichen Fall Fair already planning on coming back next
for the past five years, and last week- year.
end helped celebrate the fall fair’s mo- “I really like it,” she said. “It’s sad be-
mentous 33 years in operation. cause my community is just across the
Over the past three decades, the Glei- tracks and nobody really gets together
chen Fall Fair has grown to include a for stuff like this.”
parade, the Gleichen Lions Club break- Drawing participants and visitors
fast, the Show and Shine, various ven- from all over Alberta, the Gleichen
dors and numerous activities for kids. Steel on Wheels Show and Shine once
This year the Gleichen and District again showed off some vintage auto-
Agricultural Society also honoured mobiles and raised money for the Al-
Canada’s 150 years since confedera- berta Children’s Hospital through their
tion. However, organizers also faced 50/50 tickets and silent auction. Last
their share of obstacles, from harvest to year the organization raised $218 for
competing with other events – such as the cause. For Gleichen locals Tracey
the Chestermere Lake Show and Shine and Jim Green, the event organizers,
– to low attendance. the venue is important to their cause
Nonetheless, the Gleichen Fall Fair and year after year continues to receive
on Aug. 26, and the Gleichen Rodeo wonderful feedback.
which took place earlier this month, “We decided that charity from day
act as a requirement for eligibility for a one when we started, it’s the up-and-
building operational grant from the Al- coming future, the kids are our future
berta Association of Agricultural Soci- with these cars,” said Tracey Green.
eties that allows for the Gleichen Arena “When we first started it was dif-
and Curling Club to stay functional. ferent; people weren’t quite sure. The
“It’s grown in some ways, as we now town is an older town, and kind of for-
include a ‘Steel and Wheels’ Show and gotten and lost, and this brings people
Shine, but diminished in other ways,” out.”
said Brenda Tower, chairperson for the Putting a few more miles on his clas-
Gleichen and District Fair Committee. sic Ford that was made for low-gear
“We’ve noticed over the years a de- racing, achieving speeds of 55 miles
cline in the exhibit entries in the bench per hour, Stewart came from Cluny to
show. The general public foot traffic participate. The hobbyist, who took
through the trade fair and bench show mechanics in high school and is also
has decreased also. That being said the owner of a vintage tow truck and
the fair, show and shine, and rodeo a Mustang, values these events to con-
is something that we in the Gleichen- nect with other like-minded people
Cluny community feel is necessary to with similar interests and to reminisce.
sustain our rural grass roots. We are “I wouldn’t even own a new car, I
always looking for new volunteers to can’t stand them,” he said. “In the ’60s,
help us keep these organizations alive.” everything was clear and you could see
The Gleichen Figure Skating Club better, of course now I have the cata-
took first place in the parade with their ract. It was a rebellious time. It was just
van covered in Canadian flags and bal- a different time and you can’t ever go
loons. Eight-year-old Lateycia Rabbit back.”

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Rona steps up to help overnight shelter
MIRIAM OSTERMANN The donation will aid in framing and Strathmore Over-
Times Associate Editor finishing the washrooms and sleeping night Shelter re-
quarters. In addition, the board and vol- ceived a boost from
In joining upwards of 20 local busi- unteers continue to work on a security the local Rona with
nesses, Strathmore’s Rona is the most system, a referral program, getting pa- a donation of lum-
recent enterprise to contribute and give perwork and policies in place, and hir- ber, screws, and
ing an executive director. Since its in- drywall. Richard
back to the community, by donating
Rogers (l-r), repre-
hundreds of dollars worth of supplies ception a year ago, various individuals
sented the shelter
to help the anticipated overnight shelter and local businesses have contributed to as he stood in front
complete its finishing touches. the cause, either through monetary do- of the wood dona-
Rona provided the Strathmore Over- nations, with time or in goods. tions with Matthew
night Shelter (SOS) with 100 10 ft. 2x4’s, These include Pizza 249, Siksika Na- Savenco and Ryan
six pieces of drywall and a bucket of tion, Tina’s No Frills and Legacy Fire Kress.
screws, valued at $738. Protection, to name a few. Now Rona Brady Grove Photo
The contribution ensured the SOS will have their name among the oth-
board did not have to dip into their ers on a plaque once the doors open to like it’s our duty to give back.” where an individual died from expo-
pockets of private donations, and in- Strathmore’s first overnight shelter. The shelter will be located within the sure. Others have seen individuals and
stead they can allocate those funds to “With Strathmore being a nice, small Harvest Healing Centre Church on Canal families live in their cars, trailers, tents
other necessities, such as an alarm sys- town and everybody knows each other, Gardens, and will offer 10 beds – a total and in parking lots.
tem, fire system or additional building we feel that the overnight shelter is a of two rooms, one for men and one for Currently, the shelter is expected to
supplies. really good cause and takes care of the women – free of charge. Those needing have a soft opening at the end of Sep-
“It shows people that the community people that are down on their luck,” a place to stay are allowed to find ac- tember, and welcoming clients in late
sticks together and that they’re willing said Ryan Kress, store manager at the commodation at the shelter for a maxi- October.
to help a fellow man,” said Richard Rod- Strathmore Rona. mum stay of five nights.
While not necessarily dominantly vis-
gers, director of outreach for SOS. “We want to take care of each other
ible within Strathmore, local churches Strathmore
Denture Clinic
“The first person I thought to ask was and watch each other’s backs, and this
Rona. They give a lot to the community was an opportunity for us to do that. and hotels have noticed an increase in
and I want to stay local before I go to When they’re looking to build stuff, it’s the need for a shelter, especially follow-
the city.” within our market. With Rona we feel ing a recent death in Wheatland County Terry Grant Denturist
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Aug. 13. Kids U fo- disease. The
cuses on teaching event received
children through $565 cash do-
the use of three Open Air Night Market nations and $2
different learning The old Strathmore Co-op parking lot played from every teen burger sold which added up to
environments – left host to multiple vendors on Aug. 23. The weath- about $3,000. Town Councillor Denise Peterson
brain (individualized work with practical life ac- was on site to help out and collect donations.
er was peaceful and fair as people browsed a 413 - 3rd St. Strathmore
tivities), right brain (creative work and group ac- wide variety of items that were available includ- Brady Grove Photo
tivities) and movement (physical literacy). Ryann ing vegetables, jewellery, and clothes. Izzy Mac
Wood (l-r), 4, and Linden Tait, 4, became friends brought his guitar to the event to help promote
while jumping on the bouncy castle at the open his new extended play record called Invincible.
house. Adelle Ellis Photo Brady Grove Photo

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Hope Bridges
programs return
WANDA REINHOLDT once again facilitated by local artist and upcycler
Hope Bridges Society Coordinator extraordinaire, Trish Nelson, from 10 a.m. to 12
p.m. at the Hope Bridges Strathmore studio, 104
We are so excited to be announcing our sixth 3rd Avenue, starting Sept. 14.
regular programming fall at Hope Bridges. And - Adaptive Drumming is our four-session fall se-
YOU are invited! ries being held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30
Whether you are a seasoned artist or musician, to 8:30 p.m. Adaptive Drumming is also a creative
have no experience or something in-between, opportunity that is beneficial for any adult who
LOOT BAGS
Hope Bridges is a place you are welcome and be- comes because the activities used to explore mu- to take home
long. For each of our opportunities, we provide a sic and rhythms can be enjoyed by anyone. You
safe, welcome and warm inclusive environment don’t need to have rhythm to enjoy drumming.
where any adult can connect with others and have Simply feeling the rhythms and the vibrations of
a quality, fun community artistic experience. the drums is soothing and relaxing. Drumming is
This fall, we’re bringing back four of our favou- not only so much fun, but it can promote physical
rite workshops as well as our beloved annual Fall and emotional healing, boost your immune sys-
Gala: tem and produce feelings of well-being to name
- Sing Your High Note is our Tuesday bi-weekly a few benefits. As with our other workshops, it is Friday, September 15 | 6 pm | Strathmore Family Centre
hour-long music therapy workshop for all adults. not about the musicality of the person, it is about (subject to change - see website for updates)
Although choosing songs from our songbook and the experience. Drumming starts Oct. 11. Register at www. cometryringette.ca
singing them with others of all ages is the main - Painted Quilts is our community project,
which we began in the winter of 2015. Thanks to

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ergy of the music and the other participants can
provide stress relief as well as bring
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them on their buildings, we have been
&
other benefits. Music therapy has able to create 15 quilts. There are 10
been shown to help treat depression up in the community, three having
and anxiety, and memory loss associ- homes, and two that still need homes.

Starters
ated with diseases such as Alzheimer’s Each quilt comes accompanied with a
disease and dementia. Our Sing Your
High Note is a happy opportunity fa-
Fall gold plate. Some of the plates are in-
stalled and some are still being made.
cilitated by the highly skilled partner,
Programs If you would like to have a quilt on
your building, please call us to start
Alternators
JB Music Therapy and will be held at
the Hope Church (no affiliation) Youth the process.
Room from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. every sec- And mark your calendars: Our Gala
ond and fourth Tuesday of the month this year is going to an exciting new
starting Sept. 13. time It is on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 3 p.m.
- Go Green Upcycling is our Thurs-
day morning weekly two-hour visual arts work-
at Hope Church and will include a
meal afterward to allow more time to visit. More Batteries
shop. As with all our opportunities, Upcycling information on tickets is coming soon. We would
is for any adult from any background or experi- love you to join us.
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SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Strathmore’s Kelly Yor-
ston (r) raced down
the streets of Mount-
Tremblant during a re-
cent Ironman Aug. 20
SPORTS Sauve defends title
in Quebec.
Photo Courtesy TYLER LOWEY
of FisherPix Times Reporter

Canada’s strongest man
Strathmore’s Kevin has earned the right to de-
Mertz (l) finished fourth fend his national title.
in the world for his Strathmore’s Nolan Sauve
age group during an is fresh off of dominat-
Aquathon Aug. 25 in ing the Alberta Provincial
Penticton, B.C. Strongman, winning the
Photo Courtesy title and advancing to na-
of Jen Mertz tionals for the second year
in a row.

Strathmore runners compete
The event took place on a
steamy Aug. 26 afternoon at
the Dark Leopard CrossFit
gym in Calgary.
TYLER LOWEY rie diet, and it made a big differ- ily members. In the back of my Sauve was building to-
Times Reporter ence,” said Yorston. mind, I wanted a top-five finish, wards this event all sum- Strathmore’s Nolan Sauve lifts
The changes in her training but it felt a little far off,” said mer by competing in the an atlas stone during the Alberta
A few local distance athletes and diet played a big role, as Mertz. over-90-kilogram events, Provincial Strongman competi-
competed in their sport at the she finished an hour and fif- It wasn’t until the eve of the tion Aug. 26 at the Dark Leopard
but dropped down into the CrossFit gym in Calgary.
highest international level last teen minutes better at Mount- race when he began to imagine U90kg for this event.
month. Tremblant than she did in Whis- a top-three finish. Photo Courtesy of Rachel Tunke
“I was a little nervous
Kelly Yorston of the Strath- tler, coming across the line at After crossing the finish line coming into the event. I not present, but they were
more Run Club just returned 12:48:09. in 35:33, he figured all hope have been having some forced to deal with compet-
from the Mont-Tremblant Iron- “It was an amazing and fan- was lost, as the announcer quit trouble with my hamstring ing on a warmer afternoon,
man in Quebec. tastic race. The community is announcing the names of the lately, but everything felt all not favourable for power
The race took place Aug. 20, one of a kind and supports the athletes that placed in the top- right and I was able to pull lifters. Luckily, the gym
as Yorston looked to complete Ironman race more than any five. through,” said Sauve. opened its bay doors and
both legs of the full Ironman other city I have seen,” said Yor- He was patiently waiting for The local strongman has allowed the athletes to cool
stops in Canada. ston. “Cars don’t try and drive his sister-in-law, Amy Kinnear been dealing with some off inside between events,
Two years ago, she complet- the cyclists off the roads there.” to finish her race, when a friend hamstring tightness for a while spectators burned in
ed the Whistler Ironman, where She finished the swim in texted him, alerting that he few weeks after he strained the glaring sun.
she crossed the finish line in 1:22:11, polished off the bike in indeed finished fourth in the it during a leg wrestling Sauve now returns to na-
14:23:05, placing 42nd in her di- 6:27:26 and completed the run world in his age group. competition. tionals for the second year
vision and 272nd in her gender. in 4:49:31. “I was pretty surprised and The hamstring held in a row, looking to defend
The demand required in train- Yorston placed 19th in the 35- really, really happy to finish up fine for the first three his title Sept. 23 in Bathurst,
ing for a triathlon proved too to 39-age category and 145th in fourth in the world. Of course, events, but he said he felt it N.B.
much for the mother of three, her gender. I felt a little disappointed that I barking at him for the two But before he takes off
so she promised to step back Next on her calendar is an- didn’t do better, I thought I let speed events, in which he to the east coast, Sauve
from the sport for one year to other scheduled year away myself down with a poor run placed second. will make a quick stop in
focus more on her family. Once from the sport to spend more time,” said Mertz, who also got Sauve finished first in Finland for the Strongman
the year passed, she wasted no time with her family, followed to share the completion with the 100-foot farmers walk, Champions World Champi-
time in getting ready to prepare by the thought of competing his 13-year-old daughter Megan 460-pound axel deadlift and onships Sept. 9 and 10.
for the Quebec installment of in 2019 at the Ironman in Lake and seven-year-old son Indi, 130-pound dumbbell press. When asked if he was
the race. Placid, N.Y. who were competing in triath- He did his best to impro- concerned about burning
The idea of the Quebec race Usually a triathlon runner — lons. “There is nothing better vise and keep his right ham- himself out with extra com-
entered her mind immediately but doesn’t call himself a long- than seeing my family out there, string tight, by wrapping it petitions before nationals,
after finishing the Whistler race, distance athlete — Kevin Mertz giving it everything they have.” several times in as much Sauve didn’t seem too con-
when she heard people buzzing competed in his first aquathlon Still in Penticton, local Ar- duct tape he had lying cerned.
and comparing how the Whis- during the International Triath- mand Pinel placed 30th in the around. It worked, as the “I have been pushing my-
tler race stacked up to the one lon Union World Champion- men’s 40 to 44 age group in the hamstring only slowed him self and competing in lots
on the other side of Canada. ships Aug. 25 in Penticton, B.C. duathlon, a run-bike-run event, down slightly during the at- of events all summer, so it’s
“I had to try it out. “I hired a The aquathlon featured a opposed to a triathlon. las stones and 250-pound what I know how to do. It
personal coach to help me train swim and a run, skipping the Pinel finished his first 10-ki- tire drag combined with the typically only takes about
this year and I think it paid off. bike portion of the traditional lometre run in 44 minutes flat, 560-pound yolk. one week to recover from
We focused a lot on my nutri- triathlons. completed the 40km bike in An outdoor event, the lift- each event, so I should be
tion and switched to an 80 per “I thought it would be cool to 1:09:32 and dashed in the final ers were relieved that smoke good to go by then,” said
cent liquid calories diet before compete in Penticton, nice and 5km sprint in 20:46, giving him from the Kelowna fires was Sauve.
the race instead of a solid-calo- close to home with some fam- a time of 2:17:27.

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Some familiar faces return to Strathmore Wheatland Kings camp
TYLER LOWEY skaters in camp, an improvement from
Times Reporter the first year Stoodley and the Desmet
brothers took over the team.
The familiar faces of last year’s Strath- “It has been an awesome turnout.
more Wheatland Kings donned the When you get this many guys it allows
training camp jerseys last weekend in us the opportunity to split the camp up
Indus with one big shocker. into two teams and play games where
The Kings’ coaching staff and parents guys aren’t exhausted after the first 10
of his teammates were thrilled to see minutes. It also allows us to get a better
Cole Busslinger step on the ice with the look at everyone, too,” said Stoodley.
team once again. With so many returning players,
Following last season, Busslinger had Stoodley is looking to build a deeper
plans to attend the University of Wyo- team this year. The Kings will return
ming to continue his petroleum engi- eight of their top 10 scorers from last
neering degree. season, only missing out on Brooker
Thankfully — for the Kings’ sake — Pretty Youngman and Kristian Ayoung-
plans fell through. man who aged out.
Busslinger and his family took a drive Their captain, Keenan Ogle, and his
down to Laramie, Wyo. to check out the alternates, Busslinger, Brenden Moore
campus and to make a final decision and Hayden Vanderploeg, have all re- Thirty-four players took to the ice during this year’s Strathmore Wheatland Kings camp.
about his future education. turned as well. Tyler Lowey Photo
“It’s a gorgeous school with a gor- “The pace was pretty good out there;
geous campus. The big factor was the we should have a good team. It was lots scoring with 55 points, and was named great year. I remember them being re-
price tag of going to school down of fun seeing the guys again and get- the Chiefs Most Sportsmanlike. ally good guys and fun to play for. It
south. Just last spring, a new transfer ting back in touch after a summer away He was the only member of the should be a great year.”
program called Energy Engineering from the team,” said Vanderploeg, who Chiefs at Kings camp, despite defence- Following the two-day camp at the
opened up at the University of Calgary will anchor the blue line in his third man Ryan McHarg attending spring Bill Herron Arena, the coaching staff
and it was fairly similar to the program season with the club. camp last April. made some cuts as they trim down to
from Wyoming,” said Busslinger. “Also, The biggest position battle in camp There are rumors swirling about their exhibition season roster.
this way I still get to play for the Kings.” appeared to take place between the Hnatowich being reunited with other With the HJHL season starting a week
Busslinger will be entering his third pipes, as the Kings top goaltender from provincial champion teammates Robert earlier this season and the Strathmore
season with the black and gold. Last last season, Brady Hoover, has aged out Butterwick and Riley Romashenko, but Family Centre ice plant renovations still
year, he tallied 14 goals and 32 points of the league. Hnatowich claims there was never any underway, the Kings are taking their
in 35 games and was named Heritage Indiana Kelly filled in remarkably communication about moving up to the time in finding who the right 25 play-
Junior Hockey League Player of the once Hoover sustained a lower-body Kings together. ers are for this team.
Week Jan. 29. He also won the Hardest injury last season, going 7-4 with a 3.87 “I’d love to have more of my former The Kings will hit the ice for the first
Working Player Award during the Kings goals against average in his first season teammates here with me in camp, but time as a unit Sept. 15, when they take
Awards last April. with the club. this is a different year and people are on the High River Flyers at the Bob
“It’s going to be awesome to have Kelly will be pushed by four other doing their own thing and that is fine. Snodgrass Recreation Complex in an
him back. It was going to be tough to goalies who are looking to steal a start- Some guys want to try and play in B.C. exhibition game. The Kings will host
try and fill his spot on the team,” said ing spot. Kelly has the most experience and some want to go to school and the Okotoks Bisons Sept. 17 at the Bill
Kings head coach Shadoe Stoodley. “He at the Junior B level. that’s fine, too,” said Hnatowich. “I’m Herron Arena, and will open up the
is an easy kid to coach. He listens well, Also in camp was Chayse Hnatowich, just happy to be at camp with a coach- regular season at home Sept. 23 when
and his determination and work ethic who was a member of the Wheatland ing staff I am familiar with. I played for they host the Cochrane Generals at the
are second to none. He will be a big AA midget Chiefs last year that steam- Shadoe two years ago and we had a Strathmore Family Centre.
part of this team moving forward and rolled the playing field on their way to
we are happy he is back with us.” the first provincial title in the organiza-
Along with Busslinger, 12 other play-
ers from last year’s 16-18-4 Kings were
tion’s history.
He was a key contributor in their red- SEPTEMBER
1&2
in camp. Altogether, there were 34 hot offence, finishing third in league

7-11 PM
Tricky rider ROYAL
Hussar’s Jayna Hale trav-
elled to Lloydminster to
CANADIAN
wrap up her trick riding sea-
son at the CTRA year-end LEGION
finals Aug. 17-18. Jayna
and Hank performed their
five tricks well enough each
round to place her first both
North to South, East to West will give you a
days of competition. By
placing first, Jayna and the rocking good time playing Classic Country,
other age group winners got
to be the opening act for the Country Rock, and Classic Rock ‘n Roll.
CPCA wagon races held
each night.

Upbeat, popular songs from the
Photo Courtesy Pam Collett

50’s, 60’s 70’s and 80’s with
a few modern twists thrown in for fun.

Racing on the weekend
Them Carlson (l), being chased by fellow racer Tyler Maltais at the Strathmore Northstar Raceway on
Aug. 26. The raceway hosted its Try-A-Kart event to help teach new drivers how to properly handle the
vehicles, take corners, and how the machines operate. Education was emphasized over competition. Come on out and be sure to bring your dancing shoes!
Brady Grove Photo
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Local hockey program producing studs
TYLER LOWEY Josh Bishop years ago has blossomed into a pro- Stovka handles the dry land, putting the kids
Times Reporter gram with three coaches and now two groups. through proper weight-lifting regimes and run-
New this year was a bantam group alongside ning drills, while Doug Raycroft and Dan McDon-
The hockey hotbed factory just wrapped up another off- the junior prep programs. ald handle the on-ice drills.
season of training and prepared local hockey players for The idea of these camps is to help train and de- “We will hold a bunch of scrimmages and shin-
training camp. velop players to reach their goals of making their nies throughout the summer, we won’t seek out any
Steve Stovka runs the Elite Hockey Development camp desired teams the following fall. other training programs for games. We feel like our
from mid-April to the end of August and has done so for the “We tell our guys that just because they train coaching staff does a good enough job with the
past eight summers. with us doesn’t guarantee them to make a certain players and working on drills as it is,” said Stovka.
In what started out as a one-on-one training session with team that fall. But not training with us guarantees Hanas is thankful now for all the time and effort
that you won’t make that team they have been put into Stovka’s program, as it has helped him
dreaming about,” said Stovka. immensely in Drumheller so far.
This summer, Stovka housed 15 players in the “When you get to the next level, you are always
bantam group and 23 in the junior prep program. playing against guys who are bigger, stronger and
Back when the CFR Chemicals Bisons were still faster. That’s where the Elite Hockey Development
in existence, Stovka’s program trained many of came in handy,” said Hanas, who scored five goals
the skaters who were featured on the ice each in 12 playoff games last season with the Bisons.
weekend. “The on-ice workouts are great. They are nice and
Former Bisons like Cole Clayton, Tyler Strath loose, perfect for the summer time. They definite-
and Kaden Hanas all excelled after working with ly helped improve my foot speed and my strength
Elite Hockey Development and have became in the corners.”
prospects across the junior hockey circuit. With a background in sports science and having
Hanas, a local product, has been working with worked with the likes of Jarome Iginla and Martin
Elite Hockey Development for the past four sea- Gelinas in the past, Stovka believes he has got-
sons and is currently going through training ten the most out of the facilities in Chestermere
camp with the Drumheller Dragons of the Alberta and Strathmore to help produce talent at the next
Junior Hockey League. level.
“The program has been great for everyone that Lately, Elite Hockey Development camp helped
has taken part in it. Steve always creates a great churn out recent Western Hockey League Bantam
atmosphere, gets the best out of the athletes and Draft picks Kyle Crnkovic (ninth overall) and An-
does his best to get the players to the next level,” son McMaster (23rd overall).
said Hanas. “I just wanted to develop a program for local
The training program is structured around four kids that wasn’t going to cost their parents a for-
dry-land training sessions per week along with tune. It has really taken off locally and that’s all I
two on-ice sessions. could ask for,” said Stovka.

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September 1, 2017 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 19

Ice plant update nearing completion at family centre
TYLER LOWEY while decreasing the risk of something “We have known about the arena
Times Reporter going wrong in the middle of hockey for a long time, so it didn’t come as a
season,” said Tracy Simpson, senior shocker when we had to relocate our
Hockey teams from Wheatland Coun- manager of community services. “It had training camp. Most of our guys either
ty have been forced to delay or relocate to be done this year.” live or work in Calgary, so it was an eas-
their training camp programs while the The refrigeration system is the heart ier commute for them,” said Kings Head
new ice plant is being installed at the and soul to any arena. Pipes underneath Coach Shadoe Stoodley.
Strathmore Family Centre. the concrete keep the ice frozen and re- The pricey new ice plant will not
As part of the Canada 150 celebra- usable, so spectators don’t have to en- force an increase in rental fees for the
tions, the federal government provided dure bone-chilling temperatures while 2017-2018 season.
extra grant programs for aging buildings they watch their favourite teams play. The town plans on holding a grand
that needed infrastructure upgrades. The project began in April and is on opening Sept. 10 with a free family
The old ice plant inside the Strath- target to complete the final phase of skate to celebrate the new plant. More
more Family Centre — the thing that construction by mid-September. details will be announced later.
keeps the ice cold — was 26 years old Unfortunately, this has meant that lo- The new ice plant was just one of sev-
and in need of replacement. cal hockey teams, such as the Strath- eral plans and renovations taking place
The Town of Strathmore received no- more Wheatland Kings and Wheatland this year as part of the Canada 150 proj-
tification that they were awarded the Athletic Association (WAA) teams have ects.
$450,000 grant from the government in had to relocate their fall camps. The new ice plant at the Strathmore Family Cen-
January. The town matched the grant, as The Kings have borrowed ice time tre is nearing its installation completion. The
the project totaled $900,000. from Indus, while the WAA has been project, financed in part by a large federal grant,
“We saw this as a great opportunity forced to use ice in Drumheller, Okotoks began in April.
to improve the facility over the summer and Indus. Photo Courtesy of Kevin Crawford

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years welcome. Call Tammy Anderson at 403-901-5395 for more information. month. Movie Matinee every Tuesday 3:30 p.m. Minute 2 Win It, Tween Time; Sunday school for ages 3 and up every Sunday morning at 10:30. Please call
Community Futures Wild Rose In partnership Just Cook It; Pictionary with Prizes on Wednesdays. Wii & Board Games 403-934-3025 or visit www.smoreuc.com
with ‘The Business Link’ Days; Story & Craftivity Saturdays. Strathmore Writer’s Group
Attend valuable, low-cost learning sessions for small business owners in Strathmore Country Gardens Club Meets once a month at the library. For adult writers who would like to
Strathmore. Phone: 403-934-8888 for info & to register. Meetings at least once per month. For more information visit www. share writing for feedback and support, and spark creativity through writing
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the month to determine future activities which include lunch, games, picnics, www.Strathmorestampede.com, sags@telus.net, 403-934-5811, Facebook: St. Michaels & All Angels Anglican
outings etc … Call Jean at 403-934-0486 for further info. Strathmore Stampede Twitter: Strathmore Rodeo The Chapel of St. Michael worshipping at the lower level of Aztec Realty. 304
Free Indoor Walking Strathmore & District Chamber of Commerce Third Avenue, Strathmore. Sunday worship at 10 a.m. 587-727-0649.
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to noon at the Civic Centre. Volunteers provided by HEAL All members welcome. www.strathmoredistrictchamber.com for meeting Sunday School for All Ages
our Future. www.healourfuture.com location. For more information call 403-901-3175. Lord of All Lutheran Church offers Christian Education opportunities for ages
Free Tree for all New Born Babies Strathmore District Health Services Auxiliary 3 years to adult on Sunday mornings. For more information please call Margo
Register to commemorate your birth so a tree can be planted with the Meetings are held the 4th Monday of the month at 1:30 p.m. (excluding July Sevick 403-901-2044 or call the Church Office at 403-934-2374.
Chinook Credit Union Birth Forest in Strathmore. Registration forms & August). Lower level conference room at the Strathmore Hospital. New Wheatland County Food Bank Society
available at the Town Office, Chinook Credit Union and Health Unit. A members welcome. For more info please call 403-934-4436 Food applications accepted at 403-324-4335 Monday through Thursday 12
Communities in Bloom Project. Strathmore Elks Lodge #491 p.m. to 4 p.m. or through the website at: www.wheatlandfoodbank.com.
Gleichen Community Drop-in Meets 3rd Tuesday at the Strathmore Curling Club at 6:30 p.m. Steak Supper Wheatland Rural Crime Watch
Current Activities include cards, pool, shuffleboard, darts, jam sessions (bring at 7 p.m. New members welcome. Call Greg 403-888-6155. Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each month. Featuring guest speakers. For
own equipment), board games, meal prep, storytelling, history about town. Strathmore Full Gospel Church more information call 403-934-4055.
More activities planned in the future. When: First & third Thursday of the We’re a Pentecostal bible-based family church that has something for all ages. Wheatland Society of Arts
month from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., second & fourth Tuesday of the month Call 934-2225 or visit www.strathmorefullgospel.com ART FOR ALL – Youth, Adult, Seniors, Disabled – Open Studio Times – Moms
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Gleichen, AB). Cost: Yearly membership $2 (available @ each event) plus a Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month. New members welcome! Please call Art Classes – Weekend Art Workshops – Art Camps – Birthday Parties –
minimum $2 donation per week. Todd at 403-934-0558 or Shawn at 403-901-9303 for info. Membership Benefits – Display in Art Gallery. for all information visit www.
Go Green Upcycling Strathmore FASD Parent Support Group wheatlandarts.ca , call 403-901-1500 or drop by 115 3rd Avenue.
Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon at Hope Bridges Studio 104 Third Avenue, At Strathmore United Church. For more info call Pam 403-652-4776. Youth Club of Strathmore
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Providing support, education and advocacy for those infected with, affected Strathmore Hand in Hand Parent Link Youth Club for further info 403-934-4918 or www.youthclubofstrathmore.ca.
by or at risk of HIV and AIDS for 25 years. Go to www.hivedmonton.com or Did you know – Strathmore Parent Link has free programming for kids 0-6
call toll free 1-877-388-5742. and their caregivers in Strathmore, Wheatland County & Area? Also, we have
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information and resources, education and assistance related to parenting. Find
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relationships, friendships, & opportunities through the Arts. Board Meetings Meets the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Call Glen at 403-901-6038.
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Hope Community Covenant Church
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contact.There are many other workshops including knitting, crocheting,
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THANK YOUS
Obituaries
I would like to thank
our friendly
STOVKA, Don neighbourhood Spiderman who sprang
With deepest sorrow, we announce into action the afternoon of
the passing of Don Stovka on August August 26 when I had a bad fall outside
24, 2017. the hospital doors.
Don is survived by his loving wife It was through his quick thinking that he
of 45 years Eva, three children; Stephen (Jolene),
Nathan (Tanya) and Erica; seven cherished grand-
brought a doctor & several nurses
children; Riley, Grady, Brody, Eva, Eric, Emma and and a physiotherapist to my aid.
Carter. He is also survived by 4 sisters, 1 brother, Good luck on future life saving
and numerous brothers and sisters in law. adventures Spiderman!
Don proudly drove a concrete mixer with Rolling Mix
Concrete for 37.5 years. He will be remembered for
Your friend Ann Scheer
his hard work ethic, generosity, kindness, and the
gift of gab; characteristics which he instilled in all
3 of his children.
A celebration of Don’s life will be held on Saturday,
Four teams of hopeful athletes faced off against each other during the Wheatland Braves peewee
September 2 2017; 1-5 pm at the Strathmore Le-
tryout camp on Aug. 26-27.
gion.
Tyler Lowey Photo In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kid-
ney Foundation in memory of Don.

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Due to the new ice plant being in-
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for us. They have a great facility and
had no problem letting us move in IM P ANNOUNCEMENTS
stalled at the Strathmore Family Centre, over the weekend,” said Warriors head
all three teams were forced to relocate coach Cody Brown. “It felt like home.”
their training camp to nearby arenas. The Warriors didn’t experience the
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