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Page 3 Wheelchair access
improvements
MIRIAM OSTERMANN
Times Associate Editor

When targeting wheelchair accessibility,
Strathmore left its minority in the lurch for
decades, unable to access downtown busi-
New council begins nesses or public washrooms.
Shortly after roads reopened up to down-
town business, the Canada 150 Downtown
Enhancement Project became the subject
Page 9 of controversy when ramps leading to the
handicapped parking stalls remained obso-
lete.
In order to address the problems and
work towards a more wheelchair- and
walker-friendly town, additional upgrades
took place over the past week to eliminate
further barriers.
In the past, Strathmore’s downtown core
contained five wheelchair stalls and only
Halloween Market one direct access ramp. Keeping its pop-
a success ulation in mind, town staff increased the
number of stalls and recently provided ad-
ditional ramps for a total of eight on-street
all-abilities parking stalls, two on-street
Handibus loading stalls, and seven wheel-
chair ramps.
In addition, the Downtown Enhance-
ment Project included ramps leading up to
the doors of several local businesses where
possible – combating engineering codes
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While accessibility in Strathmore’s down-
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Strathmore A.I.M. Society would like to thank our sponsors and
donors for their help in ensuring the 2017 Casino Royal
was a resounding success!
Thanks to the generosity of these companies and individuals, Strathmore A.I.M. Society was able to raise nearly $12,000!
The A.I.M. Society has forged many long-lasting relationships with businesses in and around the communities of
Strathmore, High River and Okotoks. The relationships that the A.I.M. Society forms during these events make us proud to
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honoured to be here. Congratulations to ship capacity that lends meaning to it,” excellent Passive
In the wake of a notable municipal this magnificent council.” said Councillor Peterson. Income $940,000
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election, Strathmore’s newly elected As family members sat in town cham- “I have a personal view. Very often
town council took the Oath of Office bers championing their relatives, coun- when there’s a mayor and permanent Century 21 Power Realty.ca is now hiring
and got their feet wet at the first organi- cil entered into a short discussion on the deputy mayor, you wind up in a block New Agents. Contact Broker Bob Sheddy
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Following weeks of campaigning, the bilities. The deputy mayor provides cur- uneven balance of power within the
election resulted in four new faces at the rent councillors with the opportunity to council … that inadvertently can sepa- Bob Sheddy
council table, including three women, take on mayor duties when the mayor is rate the council from the process. That’s Broker
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history. “The concern I raised is that the defini- In addition, Councillor Peterson sug-
Last week, Mayor Pat Fule and Coun- tion of our deputy mayor was simply to gested approving the eight-months
cillors Bob Sobol, Denise Peterson, Ja- fill in for the mayor when required, and stints starting with Councillor Sobol Strathmore
son Montgomery, Lorraine Bauer, Mela-
nie Corbiell and Tari Cockx participated
quite honestly there’s been a lot of dis-
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Chestermere-Rocky View MLA Leela The proposal for council’s consider- first deputy mayor,” she said. “There 403.934.3877
Aheer, and discussions on the council ation outlines eight-month terms start- would be wisdom in that.”
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Aheer. “We’re so honoured to have these Councillor Corbiell questioned the ben- the council seating arrangement start-
wonderful people put their names for- efit of rotating councillors into the posi- ing with Councillor Sobol, to be imple-
ward as we know in campaigns this is a tion rather than designating one person, mented immediately.
hard thing to accomplish. Councillor Peterson provided a two-fold Council also passed a motion to direct
“I’m not your MLA yet, there’s a response. administration to work with council to-
long path before that will happen. The “It allows that councillor to learn a wards creating a bylaw with standards,
boundaries commission has potentially different level of working in a leader- processes and terms of reference for a
given me the privilege of potentially ship capacity within the council, it al- deputy mayor position for each council-
running for you in the future. However I lows the community that elected us to lor for an eight-month period as stated
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VOLUNTEERS VOLUNTEER
FOR DOWNTOWN DESIGN FOR TRAFFIC ADVISORY
REVIEW COMMITTEE COMMITTEE

The Town of Strathmore is seeking one (3) community The Town of Strathmore is seeking one
member who would like to volunteer to sit on the Town’s (1) community member who would like
Downtown Design Review Committee. to volunteer to sit on the Town’s Traffic
The next regular The purpose of the Committee is to make
Advisory Committee.

Council Meetings recommendations to Council regarding exterior building
material and design features, mix of land uses, site
The purpose of the Committee is to make
recommendations to Council regarding
will be landscaping, public art, streetscaping including street
issues and opportunities in relation to the
furniture, density bonusing, signage including awnings
November 15, 2017 and wayfinding, parking reductions, height of structures safe and efficient movement of vehicles
and pedestrians within the Town of
at 7:00 pm and pedestrian access points. Preferences will be given
to candidates with experience in the following fields: Strathmore.
architectural design, landscape design, urban planning,
civil engineering, real estate professionals and downtown The Committee meets on the third
Committee business owners. Monday of each month. If you would like
of the Whole The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of each
to volunteer for this committee please
complete an application from www.
Meeting will be month. If you would like to volunteer for this committee strathmore.ca/volunteer or pick one
please complete an application from www.strathmore.
November 8, 2017 ca/volunteer or pick one up at the Town Office. Any
up at the Town Office. Any questions
regarding this position please contact
at 7:00 pm questions regarding this position please contact Jennifer
Sawatzky at 403-934-3133. Jennifer Sawatzky at 403-934-3133.

CELEBRATING CANADA 150 BY ENHANCING OUR COMMUNITY

UPDATES TO CANADA 150 PROJECTS H.I.G.
For details about all the Canada 150 Projects and ongoing updates, visit

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Aquatic Centre – The Aquatic Centre is reopened and ready for swimming
activities to begin! Clubs and Town lessons have resumed over the last week

WEEK
and the full public pool schedule started as of November 1. The lap pool and
kiddy pool are open with the hot tub opening in December. Additional
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construction will be completed soon.

Visit https://rec.strathmore.ca/facilities/aquaticcentre for the current
NOVEMBER 27 -
schedule. DECEMBER 1,
Downtown Enhancement & Storm Drainage Line – Second Avenue has re-opened 2017
to vehicle traffic and pedestrians can now walk freeway on the newly poured
and stamped sidewalks. There are Big River Flowering Crab and Spring Snow
Crab apple trees planted in the plaza areas that will bloom in the spring. The Tags are available at
furniture for the plazas and street lights are on order and will be installed in the Town Office free
November. Thanks to all business and services for their cooperation and of charge. Please
patience during construction and to Strathmore residents for shopping and
visiting the downtown area while the project progressed. Photos of the ensure your items are
enhancements are on the Town’s Facebook page and web site. tagged and put out
where your regular
Strathmore Municipal Library – The Library is closing from Oct. 28th to Nov. 14th
to move back to the newly-renovated and expanded space at Lambert Centre. garbage is picked up
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no later than
For information about each project, to follow the progress, and stay informed
about changes that may impact you or your family:
Monday,
• Visit the Town’s website under the Canada 150 Projects area on the home November 27th
page (www.strathmore.ca) at 7:00 am.
• Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@TownofStrathmore) and Twitter
(@Strathmore_Town)
• Watch for other information around Town No H.I.G. Tags will
be handed out the
week of Heavy Item
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Cinderella: A Pantomime
BRADY GROVE community by teaching kids how
Times Contributor to act. Cinderella featured several
scenes for the aspiring actors to
The Strathmore Theatre Players’ practice their moves. When Cin-
Guild (STPG) performed a comedic derella called out to the villagers
version of the childhood classic story for help, the STPG kids took to
Cinderella, as a pantomime. the stage and performed YMCA
In the spirit of Halloween, the audi- by the Village People.
ence was scattered with costume-clad “As part of their classes we now Strathmore RCMP is
kids who filled the Hope Community integrate them into the show,”
Covenant Church on Oct. 28 to see the said Cole. “Hopefully for some investigating several vehicle
local actors perform. of them they will come back and thefts that occurred in
“A pantomime is a traditional English participate in a full show.” surrounding area the past
look at a story,” said the play’s director The STPG will continue per-
Robert Cole. “It’s an off-the-wall look at forming Cinderella at Hope Com- week. RCMP are reminding
a traditional story, usually a fairy tale, munity Covenant Church until Lauren Johnson (l) and Courtney Nelson as Cinderella citizens to lock their vehicles
and Prince Charming, who found their way together after
and it will normally be done in a come- Nov. 4. For more information visit and do not leave keys inside.
dancing, hiding and solving a lost shoe mystery.
dic style.” the STPG Facebook page.
Humour was a big part; however,
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Cariboo Magi production coming to Rosebud Theatre
LAUREEN F. GUENTHER loon owner, is struggling to Canadian of unknown heritage. terman designed the lighting relationships.”
Times Contributor keep her business afloat She’ll take them to perform in and Paul Zacharias designed the He hopes everyone takes away
since the gold miners fled Barkerville, make lots of money sound. the heart of Christmas.
Cariboo Magi, by Lucia north. She encounters a let- and save her saloon. “The play is not a musical,” “The Christmas story, the birth
Frangione and directed by ter addressed to actors who While Fanny’s troupe travels, Muir said, “but (Zacharias) has of Jesus, is the beginning of an
Paul F. Muir, is Rosebud The- skipped town, and discov- they rehearse the plays they’ll written some incredible music, incredible story of grace, God’s
atre’s Christmas play this sea- ers they have a contract to perform – Hamlet, The Last of beautiful music, to go with the grace for the entire world,” he
son, running Nov. 10 to Dec. perform in Barkerville, B.C. the Mohicans, Christmas Carol show.” said. “At the core of this particu-
23. Fanny decides to form her and a vaudeville show, Fanny’s The cast does have two return- lar story for these characters is
The story begins in San Di- own acting troupe – a saloon Frolics. ing actors – Norma Roth and Na- this unexpected, undeserved
ego during the 1860s Gold dancer, a disillusioned An- “Imagine doing that drive in than Schmidt – who played the grace. What more could you
Rush. Fanny Dubeau, a sa- glican minister and a young 1870,” Muir said. “Making that younger characters in 2002. Now want at Christmas, than a story
journey via paddlewheel steam- they’re playing the older charac- about unexpected and unde-
boat, stagecoach, a sleigh, a cam- ters, Fanny Dubeau and William served grace?
el, walking. Now imagine doing Teller. Zach Running Coyote and “The opportunity to be part of
Strathmore Legion Branch #10 NEWS it in the middle of winter. You
can imagine all kinds of zany
Anna Dalgliesh, both Rosebud
School of the Arts (RSA) stu-
telling that story, the Christmas
story, to our audience feels like
By Irene Knappe, Secretary / PR / Poppy Chair things take place. dents, will perform Joe Mackey a big honour. Come on out and
• Firstly, to the wonderful cadets from Squadron 903, Strathmore, thank you, thank you, thank you for “They get up to Barkerville and Marta Reddy. share this story with us.”
your help on Saturday, for tagging poppies for the Poppy Campaign, at Co-Op, Walmart, Canadian Tire
and No Frills. So very much appreciated! You do us all proud! and realize they’re not looking “Some (audience members) The play is appropriate for
• Poppy tagging at the above-noted stores will continue with our volunteers in attendance until for any of these plays. They’re will love it because it’s hilarious families with children about
November 10th. A special and grateful thanks to all the store entrepreneurs in and around Strathmore,
who donate to the Poppy Campaign by sponsoring wreaths and crosses. We can’t thank you all enough looking for a retelling of the to the point of sublime,” Muir eight years of age and older. You
for your kind and generous support. Christmas story, the whole Jesus, said. “And some people will love can get Cariboo Magi tickets at
• Every Thursday our Branch Service Officer, Comrade Hap Hanson, will be in our office at the Legion, Mary and Joseph Christmas sto- it because of its heart. Some rosebudtheatre.com or 1-800-
from 11 am to 4 pm. He’s devoted to helping our Veterans with their needs, and if there are any Vet-
erans out there: war Vets, old and new, first responders, RCMP, firefighters, who need assistance with ry. So on they go, to try to create people will love it because of its 267-7553.
apparatuses of different kinds, wheelchairs, etc. Your conversation with Comrade Hap is behind closed a version of the Christmas story,
doors and totally confidential. You won’t know if we can help you until you come and see him. Have a
question? He will do his utmost to find you the answer. Just don’t think we can’t help you, come to the
using Hamlet, The Last of the
Legion and see Comrade Hap. Mohicans, Christmas Carol and
• The Legion is once again sponsoring Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, November 25th, from 8 Fanny’s Frolics.”
until 10:30 am. The fee will be $3.50 per person and everyone is welcome! Santa wants to see all the
kiddies before he goes back to the North Pole to get everything ready for Christmas Eve!! There will be Though Cariboo Magi was
plenty of things to do during the day until the Santa Claus parade and the opening of the Celebration of produced in Rosebud Theatre in
Lights.
• LA Legion ELECTIONS: Tuesday, NOVEMBER 21st, 7 pm.
2002, Muir said this production
• Legion ELECTIONS: Tuesday, NOVEMBER 28th, at 7 pm. will feel entirely new because it
If you were wondering about what your POPPY DONATIONS, which honour and support our Veterans, are used has a different creative team, in-
for, wonder no more. All funds raised through the Poppy Campaign directly support Veterans, serving military, cluding Muir himself.
and their families, and your donations help support:
• programs and assistance for Veterans and serving military in need, and their families Hanne Loosen designed cos-
• medical training and research, and provide community medical appliances to assist in the care of Veterans tumes and the set. Becky Hal-
• services through Canadian Military Family Resource Centres
• housing and care facilities for elderly, disabled and homeless Veterans

Downtown upgrades aim to increase
• bursaries for children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Veterans
• Veterans drop-in centres and meals-on-wheels programs
• Sponsorship of cadet and youth programs
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN, AND IN THE MORNING,
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For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119 wheelchair accessibility
Continued from Page 1 the sidewalk prevented Greene from entering the
Thought for establishment, as his chair would have tipped over
the Week Although more ramps make it easier to access trying to bypass the can.
~ the newly constructed sidewalks, 25-year-old Ste- However, in the 10 years the family has resided
ven Greene, who was born with spina bifida and in town, his mother Connie has seen significant
You don’t changes to sidewalks in the residential areas.
who has relied on his wheelchair since he was
change a 10 months old, is frustrated with the design of “It’s an old town, we’re not stupid to that, but
the wheelchair stalls that make it impossible for there could be some changes made,” she said. “He
system without
him to leave his rear-entrance van. His family said tipped over on a corner on Brentwood because
changing the the width of the downtown handicap stalls are a there was such a big dip. There were a couple of
people behind concern due to the proximity to other vehicles, times he almost tipped over. Now it’s good. It’s
and they said while the project accommodated the good that they have recognized wheelchair acces-
the system. chair, it did not consider the person. sibility in town and I noticed that a lot of side-
Greene is left with the option of either open- walks are fixed now.”
ing the van’s doors onto the road with the angled Procter is aware of the lack of planning to ac-
parking, or having his doors blocked by the trees commodate those in wheelchairs and walkers on
and greenery on the bump-out across from Val- previous projects, but was confident projects in
ue Drug Mart – one of the only downtown stores the future will continue to incorporate details to
with doors wide enough to accommodate his 32- raise the bar and make Strathmore more wheel-
inch wide wheelchair. The handicapped design chair friendly.
on the parking stall has since been removed. Yet “I think Strathmore really supports accessibility
Procter said two stalls currently exist in the down- as a whole, but we’re limited to what was done
town vicinity used by the Handibus Association. in the past. And everything that we’re doing to-
While Greene understands a number of the day, we’re really taking that into account,” he said.
buildings have existed in the downtown for many “Some of the older projects may not be the best
years, he is baffled by the lack of accommodation but we’re going to continue making Strathmore
for wheelchair accessibility throughout the town. more accessible as we go. I think we’re going to
“When you think about it, about half of the see the evidence with the ramps in the downtown
town is not wheelchair accessible anyways,” he how serious we are taking the issue with the four
said. “It’s kind of sad, and I’m not just speaking added ramps. The downtown has never been more
for myself, I’m speaking for people who are in accessible for people in a wheelchair.”
similar situations as myself. It’s discrimination. I The Downtown Enhancement Project proved
feel that people aren’t thinking about the other a major facelift for Strathmore’s core with an ap-
people completely. They’re looking at the canvas, proved budget of $1.25 million. The upgrades
not the whole painting.” spanning from 3rd Street to Lakeside Boulevard
Greene wheeled himself into five different wheel- included plaza areas at a number of intersections,
chair-accessible bathrooms at the Strathmore Hos- planters and greenery, new sidewalks, street fur-
pital but with the doors swinging inward, there niture and decorative lighting. According to the
wasn’t enough room for him to turn the wheel- town, the furniture and new lighting fixtures will
chair around and close the doors. While at the be installed in the coming weeks. The undertaking
rodeo grounds over the summer, the family was was one of numerous large-scale projects in the
forced to make their way from the far north end community connected to Canada’s celebration of
of the grounds to the Strathmore Family Centre 150 years since Confederation.
to find a bathroom, and the double doors swing- The construction also included the installation
ing inwards at most clinics also pose a challenge. of a much-needed storm water drainage pipe that
Then, recently, during an outing to a local restau- received $500,000 through the Municipal Sustain-
rant across the highway, a large garbage can on ability Initiative fund.
November 3, 2017 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 7

Local society seeks help to deal
with feline overpopulation Unit D,
202 Canal Court,
MIRIAM OSTERMANN and four part-time volunteers, are battling an in-
Times Associate Editor flux of pleas for help. Since Oct. 1, there’s been Strathmore, AB
26 phone calls requesting the help with 43 cats in
Strathmore’s only locally-based animal rescue is total, as well as another 20 emails requesting help 403.934.6044
bursting at the seams, alarmed at the conditions with another 26 cats. Since the beginning of the prowatersystems
and rate cats are being abandoned, while seeking year, the society has also taken in over 75 kittens.
greater resources and community involvement. While the Trap Neuter Return (TNR) program @gmail.com
Since the Happy Cat Sanctuary (HCS) was estab- has resulted in favourable results in the past, the
lished in 2003, the rate of feral and stray cats has members question recent economic activity for a
outnumbered the pets being surrendered. surge in Strathmore’s cat population. Water Softeners, Iron Filters
The society took action and managed to trap, “It’s an ongoing problem, it just seems that there
neuter and release roughly 30 cats in the down- have been a lot of people in that area with the
& Drinking Water Systems
town to help combat the overpopulation situation. campgrounds that there’s been a lot of dumped
Recently, the situation has supplanted, as a 30 per cats,” said Stefanich. “But we’ve done a lot of TNRs
cent increase in cats being surrendered now has in that area through the campground and the Ag
society members and volunteers concerned, where society grounds. We started in 2003. We’ve been
conditions of severe distress and malnourishment very strong on that. We need the community to
are raising red flags over recent months. help us. Number one to spot the wild cat, and
With a total of 35 sanctuary cats that are un- number two to help us trap. There aren’t enough
adoptable, and anywhere from 30 to 50 cats in of us to trap. To try to get the cat trapped before
need of homes, the founders, volunteers and fos- she has kittens or get her trapped and trap the kit-
ter homes have reached capacity, resulting in the tens at six weeks or we can’t tame them.”
placement rejection of over 30 cats and kittens Over the years, the society has branched out into
since Oct. 1 of this year. Wheatland County, specifically Gleichen, Carse-
“We are growing and there doesn’t seem to be land and Hussar, and has received much-needed
anything that’s growing with the animal control, support and care from Falconridge Animal Hos-
and we are doing as much as we can,” said Mi- pital, Sevick Veterinary Services, the Animal Care
chelle Shave, co-founder of HCS who literally has a Centre of Strathmore and Strathmore Veterinary
cat living in every room of her house and a facility Clinic, which all worked together to provide strays
housing another 30 cats on her private property. with free examinations and medicine. However,
“It’s a constant rotation of cats coming and go- some folks wonder whether Strathmore and sur-
ing. We don’t have unlimited resources. We don’t rounding areas need a humane society.
have enough time and we’re not able to do it all “Before Happy Cat Sanctuary set themselves
ourselves. So I think the town needs to step up up, we used to be inundated with cats. Since they
and look at what we’ve started and maybe assist in started, the number of cats being turned into the
helping it grow.” vet clinics has drastically dropped,” said local vet-
HCS co-owners Shave and Barb Stefanich, along erinarian Karen Sevick.
with nine foster homes, two full-time volunteers Continued on Page 10

Chinook Financial raises funds for fire victims
MIRIAM OSTERMANN On Oct. 17, the Wheatland County communities
Times Associate Editor of Carseland and Gleichen experienced rapidly
moving wildfires fueled by extremely high winds.
Chinook Financial’s local branch is partnering The regions were among 10 communities that
with various community groups in three provin- faced evacuations in six counties and municipal
cial communities to collect money for victims of districts.
the recent wildfires in southern Alberta. It took the efforts of farmers, volunteers, public
The financial institution – a division of Con- works members and 130 firefighters from Wheat-
nect First Credit Union – set up crisis intervention land County, Siksika, the County of Newell, the
funds for residents of Wheatland County, Empress County of Rocky View and Strathmore to battle
and Hilda who lost their homes, livestock or farm the inferno, protect property, set up reception
land in the blazes. centres and aid in the evacuation of nearly 2,000
While donations can be made at any of their 27 residents.
branches in 14 communities, Chinook Financial With the loss of livestock, the devastation of
also committed to matching funds to a maximum a couple of farms and land, as well as missing
of $5,000. pets, the financial establishment stepped up to the
To date, $900 have been received from the pub- plate.
lic in donations, with just $100 of those funds di- “Agriculture is the heartbeat of rural Alberta,
rected to the Wheatland Fire Relief Fund. and I love how Albertans always come together
“We’ve grown up as a local credit union in to support each other in times of need,” said Scot
southern Alberta and at moments like this they Hadden, president of Chinook Financial. “This is
don’t just affect our members, they affect our our community. It’s important that we at Chinook
employees, they affect our communities that we Financial do our part to support those impacted in
live, work and love to be in,” said Megan Doug- our communities by the recent fires.”
las, brand and communications manager with Chi- While donations will be accepted at all loca-
nook Financial. tions, they can also be made by mailing a cheque
“It’s our first and foremost duty that our mem- to the Brooks or Strathmore branch addressed to
bers are OK when moments like this hit. We’re the Wheatland Fire Relief Fund, the Empress Fire
also working proactively with any members who Relief Fund or the Hilda Fire Relief Fund.
have been personally impacted by the fires to en- Those directly affected by the fires can contact
sure that they’ve got some relief set up to make Chinook Financial to establish a financial plan and
sure they’re able to get through this challenging learn about necessary relief options by calling the

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Train of Terror offers
Trick
or treat
yourself
adrenaline rush
MIRIAM OSTERMANN tics and were grabbed by actors Last year, the Train of Terror
Several

Halloween
vendors
dressed up for the
Farmers Market
Fun
Night on Oct. 25
Times Associate Editor rather than just having their feet attracted nearly 900 individuals. at the Strathmore
and hair touched. The experi- While the attendance is appreci- Civic Centre. The
For the month of October, Aspen ence featured low visibility, in- ated by the growing tourist at- event encouraged
Crossing’s themed train excursion tense audio and lighting, damp traction, the business is delight- children to dress
wasn’t for the faint of heart. Atten- and wet conditions, tight spaces, ed in the interest expressed to up in their costume
dance nearly doubled from last year’s close contact with actors and surrounding areas. and collect candy
props, and graphic scenes. “We’re very blessed that Al- from various ven-
initial grand opening of the Train of
dors.
Terror that saluted All Hallows Eve “It had some of the same ideas berta has such diverse offer-
but they moved them around so ings,” added Watt. “It’s another Miriam Ostermann
with animatronics, special effect make-
Photo
up artists and a couple of moving end- you didn’t expect the same thing way to showcase another aspect
of-the line railway cars. coming up,” she said. of Alberta that people might
An estimated 1,500 thrill seekers “It’s just a different experience. not otherwise be made aware
dared to enter a haunted maze be- Everyone has haunted houses of. They’ve come out and it’s a
fore embarking on a staged interactive but with this you have the train whole different genre of peo-
haunted train ride experience this year. ride too. You get to relax at ple. A lot of them are excited to
Aspen Crossing, located in the ham- the beginning, then you do the come back in the summer … or
let of Mossleigh, is known for its 11 dif- haunted part, and then there are even come back to The Polar Ex-
ferent themed train excursions ranging drinks and snacks at the end. So press.”
from Wine and Cheese to the Circus it’s not just haunted house and Strandberg didn’t skip a beat
Train to The Polar Express Train Ride. done.” when asked whether she would
Now in its third year, Aspen Crossing Nearly 25 individuals helped come back next year. Her an-
Railway celebrated the second launch with the success of the produc- swer was an assured yes. A night of appreciation
of operation of Canada’s first Hallow- tion: some took on the part of The Train of Terror ran every The Re/Max REPs Group held their customer appreciation night at
een Haunt on rails. a clown with an axe, a butcher weekend from Oct. 8 until this Origin Malting and Brewing Co. on Oct. 19.
“We love what we do,” said Rochelle and a zombie – to name a few. year’s final run on Oct. 31. Photo Courtesy of Re/Max
Watt, marketing manager for Aspen
Crossing.

Carbon monoxide is an
“It’s not just the standard, it goes be-
yond that. We have a little bit of fun

invisible, silent, odourless killer.
with it. There’s a variety of characters
… and we have a makeup artist who’s
from a movie set design who comes
out and makes up the staff so wounds
look very realistic.”
The idea came to fruition after own-
er Jason Thornhill took part in sev-
eral Halloween Haunts in the United
States, and soon became the brain-
child of Southern Alberta Institute of
Technology (SAIT) student Jay Pocza,
who managed to merge his love for 17105AA1

WAKE UP.
mechanical engineering with electrical
engineering. Pocza, who is an electri-
cal engineering technology graduate
and in his second year of mechanical
engineering technology, combined de-
sign, hydraulics, pneumatic props, wir-
ing relays and sensors to get the hearts
pounding.
According to Watt, creating an ex-
Carbon monoxide alarms save lives.
perience different from last year was
paramount – a detail Leduc resident Learn more at
Janelle Strandberg noticed quickly last ATCOGas.com/COSafety
weekend. Having participated previ-
ously, Strandberg and her group of
friends experienced more scare tac-

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Area overrun with cats
Continued from Page 7 Yet the Calgary Humane Society is also
struggling at capacity with cats, dogs
“I think (HCS) has done a wonderful job and rabbits. According to Calgary Hu-
bringing awareness to the community and mane Society Communications Manag-
helping pets, and I think it’ll be a question of er Sage Pullen McIntosh, last year they
Arts on 817 forges ahead are we actually at the point of possibly consid- dealt with 5,379 animals.
Strathmore United Church hosted the official ering a humane society. That I don’t know, but While expensive veterinary bills, eco-
launch of the three-part concert series called The Happy Cat Sanctuary in Strathmore it would be an interesting endeavour to inves- nomic hardship and landlords unwill-
Arts on 817 on Oct. 28. Reverend Pamela Jane has reached capacity and has turned tigate.” ing to allow animals may contribute
Scott (left) held up one of the promotional posters over 30 cats away since Oct. 1. The Besides the need for more foster homes, Ste- to the problem, those dealing with the
as Carolyn Steeves explained the concert series society feels it’s time for Strathmore to animals ask pet owners to not expect a
fanich and Shave also want to see the creation
to residents. The first show is on Dec.1 by the consider establishing a Humane Soci-
Heebee-Jeebees. ety. Photo Courtesy of Michelle Shave
of a humane society within the town limits. tamed pet to fend for itself. The Calgary
Brady Grove Photo
Humane Society will accept any stray
animal for free.
“When we started, a lot of the cats
that we were helping were wild out-
side strays. The cats we’re taking in
now you can tell that they belonged to
somebody at some point and they did
not fare well outside; they’re coming in
in bad conditions,” said Shave. “All the
little communities in Wheatland County
are having just as much trouble with
cats as Strathmore is, and we can’t do
it all.”
Residents are asked to contact the
Town of Strathmore regarding any
trapped strays to ensure the cat isn’t
being missed by a pet owner before be-
ing placed elsewhere.
The Happy Cat Sanctuary is run com-
pletely by volunteers and relies on
monetary donations to cover the cost
of food and veterinary bills. Donations
can be made at the Red Carrot in down-
town Strathmore.
Some of the society’s cats are on dis-
play at PetSmart in Sunridge and Pet-
Valu in Strathmore. To report a stray,
contact a bylaw officer at the Town of
Strathmore at 403-934-3133.
For more information or to foster a
cat, contact the HCS at happycatsanctu-
ary@gmail.com.

Thank you to the Sponsors of the

Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act,
Wheatland County will offer for sale, by public auction, at the Wheatland County
Council Chambers on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 9 a.m., the following lands:

event in Strathmore! M;Rg;Twp;Sc;PS Plan Block Lot Area Certificate of Title Roll#

4;17;026;26;NW 0.4 acres 981087810 239000

4;21;022;05;SE 8792 CH 11 1 15,000 ft2 141248528 2770266

4;25;025;08;NE 0.01 acres 761150316 8322600

4;25;025;OT 0.17 acres OZ252 8322610

4;26;024;03;SE 0513699 11 1 1.00 acres 141095339 9291000

Each parcel will be offered for sale, subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations
and conditions contained in the existing certificate of title.
These properties are being offered for sale on an “as is” basis. Wheatland County
makes no representation and no warranty whatsoever as to the adequacy of services,
soil conditions, land use districting, building and development conditions, absence or
presence of environmental contamination, or the development ability of the subject
land for any intended use by the Purchaser.
Terms: cash, money order, or certified cheque
Wheatland County may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of
land that is not sold at the public auction.
Redemption may be affected by certified payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at
any time prior to the sale.

Dated in Strathmore, Alberta on November 3, 2017
Alan Parkin, CAO Wheatland County
November 3, 2017 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 11

Valley Medical Clinic welcomes doctors
MIRIAM OSTERMANN
Times Associate Editor
Dr. Alan Young (l) is cur-
rently taking patients at
It didn’t take long for United King- the Valley Medical Clinic.
dom family physician Alan Young to The doctor, originally
grow tired of his country’s restrictive from the United Kingdom,
politics, and time spent focusing on tar- moved to Strathmore less
gets and paperwork rather than with than a month ago with his
his patients.
After all, the skills he obtained while
studying medicine at the University of
wife and infant daughter.
His wife Keely Abercrom-
bie is finishing up her
residency next year and
Pass the Salt
Nottingham and working in Yorkshire – will join the clinic in Aug. WANT A BETTER LIFE? having both the source and the
where he also worked as a physician for 2018. resources.
a professional rugby league team on the Miriam Ostermann Photo There is nothing compare to Therefore, “it is said that when
side – were better put to use one-on- a life that is being lived with the purpose of a thing is not
one with members of the community. decision to make the leap. bie. “Part of what we like the essence of it in view. Life known, abuse is inevitable.”
So, five-and-a-half years ago, that was After marrying Abercrombie about rural is having that va- becomes a difficult affair It is a worthwhile experience
the deciding factor for the now 40-year- in 2016 and welcoming their riety that Alan talked about. when the purpose of living is for a man to know the secret
old to uproot to Canada. daughter at the end of April It keeps you on your toes, neglected or not known. of his living so that life can be
Two weeks ago, Young started his 2017, the family decided to and using your brain a little The Bible Says in John 10:10 lived more abundantly. There
practice at the Valley Medical Clinic – look closer to Calgary – Ab- bit more in different ways.” that “The thief cometh not, but is an important question every
the same clinic where his wife Keely ercrombie’s home city – to Young has joined eight for to steal, and to kill, and to man living under the heaven
Abercrombie has taken a position, to settle down. other doctors already at the destroy: I am come that they must ask himself from time to
start in August 2018 following the end “It’s nice coming to a com- clinic, and next August Aber- might have life, and that they time. It is why am I here? Have
of her maternity leave and completion munity after having done a crombie will be joining the might have it more abundantly.” you ever asked a question
of the remainder of her residency. bunch of locums in a bunch team to become the third fe- Therefore, it is in Christ alone about why you are born in
“What attracted me to Canada was the of rural communities be- male physician. Although she that the secret of living can your place of nativity or why
opportunity to do more things, to do cause you bring with you had to postpone part of her be discovered because He am I a Canadian and not an
all those things we’re trained for and what works and doesn’t residency in Red Deer when Himself is life. If you want Australian?
not just sit behind a desk dealing with work, and a huge repertoire she went on maternity leave, to discover the secret of a Conclusion, it is never too late
coughs, blood pressure and diabetes, of experience of how differ- she plans on completing her thing, you have to dig to the to discover the secret of your
but also being able to vary it: going to ent clinics do things, and I residency once her leave source of that thing. God is the living. There is life that is more
nursing homes, going to emergency, think it just opens your eyes ends in April. source and whatever anyone abundant and this can be found
dealing with palliative, the whole care,” a little bit (when) coming to Young is currently accept- might be enjoying in life today in Christ alone, He is the Author
said Young. a new place,” said Abercrom- ing new patients. comes from a source. Job of life. Ask God to show you
“Strathmore just seemed to tick a lot or Profession is good, a nice the secret of your life, He will
more boxes than other places and it career is fantastic, having definitely do.
just felt good straight away. I like the abundant of real estate or Shalom!
whole care … the whole spectrum of mortgage is whao!, possession
birth through to death. I think the key of fleet of cars and aircrafts Pastor Sunday Adeola
is how long people stay here, not just is a plus to life but all these The Redeemed Christian
the medical physicians in the clinic – things bring a man to place of Church of God
which speaks volumes – but people happiness and the ultimate (Peculiar People Assembly)
stay here and tend to be here for a long is to discover the secret of Strathmore
time which is what we want.”
The father of six-month-old daughter
Grace, grew up in Portsmouth, in the
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Moving day: Library returns home
MIRIAM OSTERMANN (WSA) provided storage space and hosted nu-
Times Associate Editor merous programs, while the Parent Link Centre
provided a place for the Nighttime Tales pro-
The last three months proved a testament to gram. Furthermore, the Town of Strathmore was
the Strathmore Municipal Library’s impact on instrumental in finding a temporary location.
the community, when the town and various local “We already have such wonderful partners
organizations stepped up and provided neces- and that’s one thing that’s so humbling to know,
sary space for storage and program continuance. that when we were in need people came out in
The library moved into their 1,500 sq. ft. tem- droves and said ‘how can we help you?’ It’s been
porary space on 3rd Ave. at the end of July while truly wonderful,” said Carmen Erison, assistant
awaiting the completion of the renovations at director of library services for the Strathmore
The Strathmore Municipal Library packed up the temporary space on 3rd the Lambert Centre. Municipal Library.
Avenue and will open the doors to the renovated Lambert Centre on Nov. Now, three months later, roughly 20 volunteers “What was fantastic about being in this tem-
15. Miriam Ostermann Photo taped up over 150 boxes in just two hours, ready porary facility is just seeing that collaboration
to be transported back to the library’s original with the partners in town and how much we
space that is opening its doors on Nov. 15. all banded together for one goal – a continued
240 - 3rd Avenue, Strathmore • 403-901-0664 “Three months is a short time, but it’s been a library service – while we were here. It’s only
long time coming,” said Jim Greer, Strathmore going to get better once we go to our new facil-
Municipal Library board president. “We’ve been ity and we’re able to increase our programs and
undersized for a long time and this renova- services to another level.”
tion will bring us to the point where we can The makeover will outfit the facility with an
serve the needs of the people of Strathmore in area to display art, quiet areas, proper staff ac-
a manner they deserve. It’s been 10 to 12 years commodations, increased seating possibilities,
that we’ve been in that space and the town has a fireplace, new flooring, larger programming
grown greatly in that time and we didn’t. Now room, and a teen and children’s area. The ad-
we’re catching up to the town and we’re looking ditional space will meet 95 per cent of Alberta’s
forward to it.” standards and is expected to accommodate the
For over a decade, the library operated in a library for 10 more years.
4,432 sq. ft. space that fell flat on meeting the While still fundraising for the bells and whis-
province’s standards, which stated Strathmore tles, the library has already received $5,600 in
was only functioning at 57 per cent of what was donations through a GoFundMe page and in-
expected to provide an essential level of service person donations. Among their various fundrais-
for a population of over 10,000. ing efforts, the staff created a 32-foot-long mural
With a healthy cash injection of $350,000 from that will be hung in the new location displaying
the Town of Strathmore and another $350,000 a bookshelf. Painted on the canvas are various
from the library’s reserves, the project’s $700,000 items – books, critters and windows – that the
public can purchase to showcase their name.
We now offer Base Line Concussion budget proved sufficient to renovate the facility
and thus increase the space to 8,500 sq. ft. by The library’s fundraising efforts are ongoing.
Screenings, as well as Treatment relocating the Family and Community Support In appreciation of the contributions, the li-
for Concussions. Services (FCSS) offices. brary has sent out invitations to the donors for a
Last year, the library offered 378 programs, sneak peek event on Nov. 14.
Call and book your appointment today! and because of the involvement of local organi- The library will open its doors on Nov. 15.
zations and the Town of Strathmore, programs However, the official grand opening will take
Your Family Health Care Team continued to exist. Wheatland Society of Arts place on Dec. 2.
Drs. Jason Hollingsworth and Heather Russell Chiropractors

Strathmore
Strathmore United
United Church
Church Presents
Presents
“Sometimes, only one person is missing Arts
Growing Families Society
Arts The
The Heebee-Jeebees
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and the whole world seems empty”
On Heebee-Jeebees 1st Annual Jelly Bean Dance
On October 20th. We would like to take this

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opportunity to THANK the following
organizations and businesses for making
the Jelly Bean Dance a success.
a gathering sponsored by 5 for Life Early Childhood, McDonald’s,

Wheatland Funeral Home Domino’s Pizza, Dozer from Strathmore and
District Agriculture Society,
Sparky from Strathmore Fire Department,
Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm Strathmore High School,
at Strathmore United Church Strathmore Home Hardware,
Strathmore Lions Club, Tina’s No Frills,
We acknowledge the wonder and the beauty Town of Strathmore, Wheatland County
and the miracle of Christmas; but along with Food Bank and the Children’s Wish
that, for many, an “emptiness”. By our Foundation for generously inviting us
coming together, hopefully we can provide to adopt this event.
each other with the nourishment of
Friendship, Kindness and Hope. Most importantly we want to thank the
The Heebee-jeebees are an a cappella quartet formed in 1993, and in the past 24 years have sung Volunteers who helped at the event and
The Heebee-jeebees are an aappeared
cappella quartet
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Heebee-jeebees havea released
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including 4 CARA
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entertain audiences twice, as
with their
well as Championships in the USA. They continue to impress and
voices, and are considered the best of comedic a cappella entertainment. entertain audiences with their Family Dance on April 20, 2018,
If possible, please RSVP by November 30, 2017 voices, and are considered the best of comedic a cappella entertainment.
please contact us at 403-361-7216, or
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NOVEMBER 3, 2017

Kings
SPORTS HCC Hawks soar
scoring into win column
in record TYLER LOWEY
Times Reporter

numbers
Three-hour-long bus rides are much more en-
joyable following a win.
Especially if it’s your first win of the season.
Playing their final road game of the season,
TYLER LOWEY
the Hawks, whose football program is wrapping
Times Reporter
up their second year of existence in the Alberta
6 Man League, thumped the winless Provost
If the Strathmore Wheatland Kings
Public School Panthers 58-24 Oct. 27 in Provost.
keep this pace up, there will be no more
“We finally got the monkey off our back. The
hats left in town.
Austin Holmes of the Strathmore Wheatland Kings dangled past Kacey Straub of the boys were able to enjoy themselves on the way
Zach Meadows was the latest veteran Ponoka Stampeders Oct. 28 at the Strathmore Family Centre. home. They deserved this win,” said Hawks
to complete an unprecedented four- Tyler Lowey Photo Head Coach Michael Annicchiarico.
game hat trick streak, when the Kings
In their inaugural season, the Hawks finished
pounded the Ponoka Stampeders 7-2 February, and the Kings will gladly guys like Faris and Meadows put
3-5. They certainly won more than this year, but
Oct. 28 at the Strathmore Family Centre. take the soft schedule as October up numbers. They certainly put the
when they lost, they lost big. They allowed 261
Never in the Kings recorded history drew to an end. work in and deserve the points.”
points against last season.
have there been four-straight Heritage The main reason for the goal- Against the Stamps, Thomson
This year, the Hawks (1-6) have been in every
Junior Hockey League games with hat scoring spike has been the funnel- drove defenceman Kacey Straub
game. Despite their poor record, they have al-
tricks recorded by different players each ing of more pucks to the net. Over into the end boards on what was
lowed 51 fewer points with one game remain-
night. this three-game stretch, the Kings viewed as a late hit by the referee.
ing.
George Montour got things going Oct. have pelted the opposing net- He was given a five-minute major
“It’s come down to the wire for us this year a
20 in a 7-5 loss to the Okotoks Bisons minder with 162 shots, including and a game misconduct.
number of times, but we couldn’t win one until
(8-3-0). A rare midweek game saw Jaks a season-high 65-shot performance Already up 1-0 following a
now, but I’m happy we pulled it off,” said An-
Faris net his first hatty as a King Oct. 25 against the Thrashers. Hayden Vander Ploeg bomb from
nicchiarico.
in an 8-3 rout of the Three Hills Thrash- “Our game plan is getting pucks the point, the Kings jumped in
The Hawks pulled off the big victory with a
ers (0-8-0). On Oct. 27, Matt Thomson’s to the net,” said Stoodley. “Goal- front 2-0 when Austin Holmes net-
balanced attack, which featured four different
goal with 35 seconds remaining in over- ies in this league are good, you’re ted his second of the season while
players scoring the first four touchdowns.
time pushed the Kings past the 2-7-2 not going to score on every shot, killing off the Thomson major.
Again, without the touchdown machine
Stettler Lightning 8-7 in overtime. but if we get traffic and get shots Stealing the puck at the Stamps
Jayden Hendricks, the Hawks developed ways
Then, with the game well out of hand through – and we did a good job of blue line, he skated in and sniped
to spread the ball around their offence.
against the Stampeders (1-8-1), Mead- that tonight – then we are going to blocker side for his first goal since
Filling in for Hendricks was Ryan Orford, who
ows streaked down the left wing and score more often.” the first game of the year.
has played exceptionally well in his first year of
snapped one past tortured netminder Getting in front of teams is one Holmes, a Bassano product,
football: he notched three touchdowns. Behind
Keenan Starkell to complete his first hat thing, but it’s another thing to be spent two years with the Coaldale
him, quarterback Tanner Hollingsworth ran for
trick in his third season with the club. able to put teams in the rearview Copperheads while attending post-
a pair of scores, fellow newcomer Tuner Dirk
“That’s four hat tricks for our vets,” mirror and leave them in the dust, secondary school in Lethbridge.
hauled in a pair of receiving touchdowns, with
said Kings Head Coach Shadoe Stoodley. which is another feat being accom- There, he scored a career-high sev-
Christian Chase running in one touchdown of
“They’ve been working hard and some plished lately by the Kings. en goals and 11 points in 28 games
his own.
have been struggling to start the year, so During this three-game heater, during the 2015-2016 campaign.
It shows the growth of the program that heav-
it’s nice to see them finally go in.” the Kings have outscored their op- “It’s nice when everything is go-
ily relied on Hendricks’ ability to rack up games
Not surprisingly, the Kings offence is ponents 8-1 in the final stanza. ing in for a team; it’s been a while
with three or more touchdowns. Last year, the
on fire right now, having scored 23 goals “It’s good to get our confidence since I was able to score,” said
Hawks scored 171 points. This year, the Hawks
in the three latest victories. back again. We got our butts kicked Holmes. “After two years in Leth-
offence has put up 179 points with one game
“I think the competition has some- in the locker room after our last bridge, I wasn’t ready to give up
remaining.
thing to do with it. I don’t want to take home loss to Stettler. Since then, hockey, so I was happy that they
That one game remaining is going to be
anything away from the other team, but everyone is simplifying the game welcomed me into the team. I’m
tough, as the Hawks will host the Rimbey High
we have played the three last-placed and we are beginning to find our- just trying to come in as a 20-year-
School Spartans Nov. 3 (4 p.m.) in what should
teams from the Northern division,” said selves as we come up to the mid- old and contribute as much as pos-
be a snowy Holy Cross Collegiate Field.
Stoodley. “I thought Ponoka played well point of the season,” said Thom- sible.”
The Spartans (6-0) are one of three undefeat-
tonight, but they only had two lines and son, who flanks a line responsible The Kings (6-4-1) will look to see
ed teams this season.
our full lineup piled on them at the end. for three of the four latest hat if there is a new contributor for the
The Hawks participated in the B side playoffs
Then in Three Hills, I thought it was tricks. “Our line has been together hat trick streak Nov. 3 when they
last year. This year, there will be no return trip
tight to the end, then we pulled away for a couple years now and we are take on the High River Flyers (6-5-
to the postseason. The win-loss record might
and against Stettler we let too many playing really well and keeping it 1) at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation
not be great this season, but it doesn’t mean
goals in; we shouldn’t have given up simple. The other night, the puck Complex. The next Kings home
that the relatively new program hadn’t showed
that extra point.” just happened to be on my stick at game goes Nov. 7 (Tuesday) when
signs of growth this season.
Wins now count the same as wins in the right time, but it’s great to see they host the Bisons (8 p.m.).

StratThimore
NEXT HOME GAMES mes
PLAYER OF
Tuesday, November 7 • 8:00 pm vs Okotoks THE GAME
Sunday, November 12 • 4:30 pm vs Mountainview Wednesday, Oct 25
Jaks Farris
Friday, Oct 27
Matt Thomson

Strathmore Family Centre - Gold Arena Saturday, Oct 28
Zachary
Come Cheer on Your Strathmore Wheatland Kings! Meadows
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SCFA Badgers headed back
to CPWFL title game
TYLER LOWEY
Times Reporter

The league final rematch didn’t end
in a thrilling fashion, but the result was
still the same, as the Strathmore Com-
munity Football Association Badgers
advanced to their second straight Cen-
tral Peewee Football League champion-
ship.
The Badgers needed an overtime
rushing touchdown to eclipse the
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After the Badgers defensive unit
forced the Hornets to punt from their School Field.
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Rolling out right, he looked to throw, take on the Stettler Panthers at CMJHS
but saw nobody open, so he tucked the field (3 p.m.) The two teams did not
football, put his head down and bar- face off against one another this sea-
reled into the end zone. son.
Following a similar theme in the Should they win, they would return to
fourth quarter, Johansen rolled out to the provincials for the second-straight
the right and burned past a secondary year. Last year, the final took place in
unit that stood a head shorter than him. Strathmore. This year, Lloydminster will
They simply couldn’t keep up. host the top peewee footballers from
Johansen wasn’t the only story line Alberta.
that afternoon. Thiessen’s teams have
always been among the league’s best in The bantam Badgers waited for the C
run prevention. playoffs to start before they picked up
The defence set up the first score and their first win of the season.
was responsible for Johansen’s third “It was awesome; a very, very awe-
score, when Jordan Southern punched some feeling for these kids,” said Bad-
the ball free from Hornets leading back gers Head Coach Mike Hopp.
Ryan Raymont and was covered up by Winless in the first six games under
Adam Greenhill with eight minutes re- the Hopp regime, the Badgers scraped
maining in regulation. by the Ponoka Broncs 9-8 Oct. 28 in
The Hornets didn’t go into the night Ponoka.
easily as they drove down the field, as In an odd way to reach nine points,
Raymont notched his second touch- the Badgers punted three balls through
down of the game with 1:22 remaining, the Broncs end zone for rouges.
cutting the lead to 21-12. Needing to re- Then in the third, Riley Heysa took
cover the onside kick, the ball glanced a handoff 25 yards to the house, put-
off a Badger player and was recovered ting the Badgers up 9-0 after a missed
by Kade McGowan. point-after attempt.
The Hornets were threatening with “We only had about 20 players for
time as their biggest enemy, when this game and a lot of our guys were
Southern powered through the offen- playing on both sides of the ball, so
sive line, plastering Raymont into the they got pretty gassed by the end,” said
turf in the backfield, all but ending the Hopp. “I’m proud of the way they hung
game. in there and battled to the end.”
The league semis were anything but Lucky for the Badgers, the missed
a blowout, as the Badgers only held a conversion didn’t come back to bite
7-6 lead at half time. them after the Broncs marched down
It wasn’t all glorious for Johansen, the field in the fourth for a score.
who fumbled the ball on his own nine- With only 1:16 remaining in regula-
yard line. Lucky for him, his defence tion, the Broncs attempted an on-side
plugged up the middle of the field, kick. The kick failed to go the required
neutralizing Raymont, who had been 10 yards, so possession turned over to
gutting the Badgers at times between the Badgers, who ran out the clock.
the hash marks. The big win means the Badgers
“We are a defence-first team. We are squeeze one more game out of their
a lot looser with our plays on offence season, as they will meet the Rocky
than we are with our defence,” said Mountain House Rebels Nov. 4 in Rocky
Thiessen. “We knew it was going to be Mountain House.
Page 16 • Strathmore TIMES • November 3, 2017 www.StrathmoreTimes.com

Former Bisons producing in Okotoks
TYLER LOWEY and Strathmore product Joel Krahenbil good idea who everyone was, so we
Times Reporter netted a hat trick during the Oilers in- didn’t have to start new with a whole
augural game Sept. 30 in a 4-1 win over new locker room. It really helped out
The CFR Chemicals Bisons might be the Lethbridge Midget AAA Hurricanes when building early chemistry,” said
gone, but their former players are still at the Pason Centennial Arena. Krahenbil.
producing at a high level at their new “I was pretty excited to be named cap- Strath was one of the last players re-
home rink. tain. It was something I was hoping for, assigned from ICE training camp and
Fourteen players were either affili- so I could share my experiences with has produced two assists in 10 games
ated with the Bisons last year, were a the team. I’m glad I was chosen. I’m thus far.
mainstay in the Chrysler division cham- looking forward to help point this team Young finished with the AMHL’s best
pionship lineup, or are local Wheatland in the right direction and it’s a nice feel- save percentage last year at .929, to go
products and have found their way ing knowing that the guys think that with his 1.87 goals against average, 10-
onto the expansion Okotoks Bow Mark highly of you,” said Krahenbil. 3-1 record and one shutout. This sea-
Oilers roster this season. After 10 games into the season, Kra- son, his record sits at 2-1-1 with a .900
After Okotoks filed paperwork to es- henbil sits tied for third on the team save percentage and 3.57 goals against
tablish a new draw zone under Hockey with eight points. average, in what is a backup role early
Alberta in the Alberta Midget Hockey “Joel was one of the guys in the lock- on.
League, Airdrie elected to bring the er room the other guys looked up to. “If we wanted early success, we need-
Bisons back, despite never hosting a He had played with some of them pre- ed strong play from our goaltending,
Bisons game, just to own the carded viously, and when you talk to him, he and both of those guys have stepped up
rights to the franchise. is mature and a perfect fit to wear our and played a huge role. Ty might have
The split in the draw zones saw play- C,” said Oilers Head Coach Kevin Wil- grabbed the No. 1 spot right now, but
ers from Wheatland County move to lison, who spent the past five seasons Hunter is experienced and very talent-
Okotoks, while some of last year’s Bi- coaching the Alberni Valley Bulldogs of ed. They complement each other very
sons from other areas headed north- the B.C. Hockey League. “He leads the well in net,” said Willison.
west to play for the Airdrie CFR Chemi- way on and off the ice, and is one of Logging two more starts than Young
cals Bisons. our hardest workers.” is the goaltender who backed the
Trading in the red, white and black Still living in Strathmore, Krahen- Wheatland Athletic Association midget
for the green, black and white was an bil makes the 40-minute drive into Chiefs to the organization’s first provin-
easy transition for 13 of the 14 former Okotoks each morning with the other cial championship last year, Ty Tarvyd.
players affiliated with the Strathmore local products, taking turns with driv- Last year Tarvyd was spectacular for
franchise, seeing as they have either ing duties throughout the week. the Chiefs, posting a 1.40 goals-against
spent time in Okotoks playing for the Alongside Krahenbil, Kootenay ICE average and .940 save percentage in
Rocky Mountain Raiders of the Alber- prospect Tyler Strath and Saskatoon 18 games in the South Central Alberta Local Joel Krahenbil celebrated a hat trick in the
ta Major Bantam Hockey League, the Blades’ netminding prospect Hunter Hockey League. season debut for the Okotoks Bow Mark Oilers.
Okotoks Oilers AA franchise or were Young are the two regulars from last So far through six starts, Tarvyd is They picked up the 4-1 win Sept. 30 against the
Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes at the Pason
originally from the Okotoks area. season’s lineup who have made the 2-2-2, with a .950 save percentage and
Centennial Centre.
Still, it’s a big change for the kids who move to Okotoks. 1.93 goals against average. In his latest Photo Courtesy of Brent Calver/
grew up in Strathmore, or were billeted “Having played with some of the guys outing, he recorded 56 saves against the Okotoks Western Wheel
and attending schools in Strathmore. and knowing a bunch of them helped Hurricanes, preserving a 3-3 tie Oct. 29
The new-look Oilers (4-3-3) got off to make the transition to Okotoks easier. in Lethbridge. Master, has four assists in 10 games
a great start this season when captain Coming into camp, we had a pretty Provincial champion winning team- with the Oilers. The 6-foot-3 blue liner
mates Isaac Benoit, Kale Clouston and has been playing in Okotoks with the
Kelton Travis have joined the puck Raiders organization since the 2015-
stopper in Okotoks. 2016 campaign.

Strathmore
After being an early release by the Rounding out the remainder of the
Bisons last winter, Calgary product Oilers roster are six players who were
Isaac Benoit went on to tear the SCAHL affiliated with the Bisons last year, who
apart, scoring 38 goals and 64 points in only appeared in a handful of games.
Fall 2017 Program Guide 35 games. This year in 10 games, he has The next chance to see any of the
one goal and four points as a 17-year- former Bisons in action with the Oil-
old. He has also been called up to the ers at a nearby arena is Nov. 18 at the
Getting Started with Calgary Mustangs of the Alberta Junior Pason Centennial Arena, when the Oil-
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Peewee Braves rolling early in the season
TYLER LOWEY 6-2 on Oct. 27 at the Moose Recreation
Times Reporter Centre. It marked the second time this
season the Warriors beat up on the
Keith Klemmensen appears to be tak- Hounds; they previously hammered
ing after head coach of the New Eng- the 3-7-1 Hounds 7-4 at home back on
land Patriots, Bill Belichick. Oct. 8.
In 2007, the Patriots were crushing In the rematch, the local double-A
teams on their way to a perfect 16-0 bantam team (4-7-1) put five goals over
regular season. Things were going great the first two periods before the Hounds
and the Pats were putting up record showed signs of life.
numbers, but Belichick kept bringing Jerrin Hendricks netted a pair of
up things his team needed to improve snipes alongside Brayden Ledrew. Ray
on – he kept serving them humble pie. Warrack opened the scoring on a solo
Currently in their best five-game effort in the first and Spencer Tower
stretch over the past two years, Klem- supplied extra insurance in the third
mensen is pleased, but knows there is period on the power play from Ryder
still a long way to go, even after the Many Grey Horses. Corey Ross was
Wheatland Braves just dismantled the only required to stop 19 shots for his
1-9-0 Taber Golden Suns 8-2 Oct. 29 at second win.
the Strathmore Family Centre. Concluding the weekend, the War-
“They’re starting to figure out what riors were doubled up by the Okotoks
playing as a team is like and that it will Oilers 6-3 Oct. 29 at Murray Arena.
garner better results than doing things The South division-leading Oilers
on their own,” said Braves Head Coach (6-3-2) built up a 5-1 lead before the
Klemmensen. “We aren’t out of the Warriors managed to get their offence
woods by any stretch, but today they together.
showed signs of knowing what it takes When they did, Jarrod Schrock and
to play 60 minutes.” Joel Romano found the back of the net
Leading the way for the rolling Braves in the second period, to go with Hen-
(7-3-0) was Conner Radke with two dricks’ team-leading seventh goal in the
goals and one helper, along with Wy- first period.
att Yule, who recorded one snipe and The Warriors hit the road for a pair of
two assists. Adam Moore, Garrin Gos- games this weekend, starting in Airdrie
ling and Jace Koole all supplied one at the Ron Ebbesen Arena, when they
goal and one assist. Tyler Fairbairn and take on the Airdrie Lighting (7-1-1)
Luc Trevors picked up the other mark- Nov. 3. Two nights later, they will be at
ers for the Braves, while Connor White the Rocky Arena Complex to take on Kolten Kuryk of the Wheatland Athletic Association peewee Braves is followed closely by Ryan Holm
made 18 saves between the pipes. the North division-leading West Central of the Taber Golden Suns Oct. 29 at the Strathmore Family Centre.
The current hot spell has impressed Tigers (7-1-2). The Warriors next home Tyler Lowey Photo
Klemmensen slightly, but he won’t be game is slated for Nov. 19 when they
fooled by any five-game stretch. host the Taber Golden Suns (1-8-1). Just one home game on tap for the bridge Hurricanes (9-0-1) Nov. 3 at the
“They’ve gravitated towards our defending provincial champs, as they Family Centre. Puck drop is set for 7:30
system quicker than we thought they CHIEFS BUSY host the South division-leading Leth- p.m.
would, but there is still so far to go,” Last week carried a little bit of every-
said Klemmensen. “At the end of the thing for the Wheatland Chiefs.
day, and no disrespect to anyone, we In a rare mid-week game, the CBHA
haven’t beaten anyone above us in the Rangers (4-0-0) shelled the Chiefs 5-1 TAKE CONTROL
standings yet.”
That’s because winning four of their
Oct. 25 at the Max Bell Centre #2.
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Such was the case Oct. 28 at Blackie Ty Skehar sat for cross checking and
Arena, when the local double-A pee- Suntjens picked up a boarding ma-
wee team escaped with a 5-4 win over jor with six minutes remaining, which
the Foothills Bisons (2-7-1). opened the door for the Taber Golden
The Braves built up a 5-1 lead after Suns (3-3-2) to tie the game.
two periods on two goals from Kuryk, Cole Jensen converted on the pow-
with, Colton Gabe, Goll and Radke add- er play with 5:09 remaining, tying the
ing singles. game at 6. The score would stand, as
“We played 40 minutes and were the Chiefs picked up their first draw of
lucky enough to hang onto the win the season Oct. 27 at the Taber Com-
against Foothills. It’s those kinds of munity Centre.
games that show us there is still work The Chiefs started like a house on
to be done,” said Klemmensen, who fire, scoring the first four goals of the
stood and watched the Bisons storm game in the first, off the sticks of Jaycob
back with three goals in the third pe- Masciangelo, Rylan Longmuir, Suntjens
riod. and Kuryk.
The Braves will look to continue their Bailey Filkohazy added a power play
growth Nov. 3 (7:30 p.m.) when they goal with 8:10 remaining in the second
take on the Airdrie Lightning White (3- on the power play to give the Chiefs a
2-2) in their first South Central Hockey 5-2 lead heading into the final stanza.
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HCC Hawks volleyball program producing in tourneys
TYLER LOWEY We were there from 7 (a.m.) and left
Times Reporter just after 8 (p.m.). To go the whole
day only losing three out of 12 sets
The Holy Cross Collegiate Hawks senior boys volleyball is pretty good in my eyes.”
team is proving to be a top contender in every tournament The most thrilling match of the
they have entered this season. weekend saw the Hawks get the best
In their most recent results, the Hawks collected the sil- of the host Three Hills School Roy-
ver medal at the Three Hills volleyball tournament Oct. 28. als, where it took an extra point in
The Hawks were pushed to the third set against the Sun- the third set to topple the hosts, 20-
dre High School Scorpions, but dropped the third set, los- 18 in the semifinals.
ing 2-1 (25-16, 18-25, 9-15). Earlier in the weekend, the Hawks
“I thought they performed very well. Of course, the boys steamrolled through the round rob-
were a little disappointed leaving the gym at the end of the in, sweeping the Royals in the open-
day; losing by six points in the finals hurts,” said volunteer er 2-0 (25-14, 25-18), followed by
Hawks Head Coach Myles Pirie. “It was a very long day of a straight-set win over the Calgary
volleyball. We jammed a whole tournament into one day. Academy Knights 2-0 (25-16, 25-20)
and cooked the Scorpions 2-0 (25-8,
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Spartans preparing for host tourney Obituary
TYLER LOWEY wanting to win every single point. We game playoff following a three-way SWAN, Eileen Ella
Times Reporter did an excellent job of wanting to win tie with the Lacombe Composite High August 10, 1952 -
more this weekend.” School Rams and the Wetaskiwin Com- October 26, 2017
With the South Central Zone champi- In the round robin, which was only posite High School Sabres after they Eileen Swan passed away suddenly
onships nearing, the Strathmore High played to a maximum of two sets, the each finished 2-2 in the round robin. on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the
School Spartan volleyball teams are Spartans tied the Mustangs 1-1 and The Rams won the tiebreaker in age of 65 years due to complications brought on by
rounding into shape. swept the Father Lacombe High School points for and against, leaving the Spar- chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She
Participating in the Kodiak Classic Laser Nation 2-0. tans and Sabres to compete in a one- will be dearly missed by her four children Dinsmore
tournament in Airdrie last weekend, the Of course, this is all building to- game playoff, first-to-25 dash, which Swan (Allyson) of Strathmore, AB, Alberta Sierm-
senior boys Spartans walked away with wards the Alberta School’s Athletic As- the Spartans won fairly easily 25-16. achesky (Keith) of Melfort, SK, Dallas Swan (Elizah)
of Roma, Australia and Donella Swan of Calgary;
the silver medal. sociation provincials, which will take In the quarters, the Spartans were
seven grandchildren Tygan, Delaney, Caitlin, Devon,
In a thrilling final, the Spartans fell place in Strathmore Nov. 23-25. For the paired up with the Holy Rosary High Ashya, Kahly and Kateryna; two great-grandchildren
to the George McDougall High School Spartans, they will take place in the School Raiders. They got the better of Vanessa and Macy; a brother Neil Roszell (June) of
Mustangs in three sets, 2-1 Oct. 28. provincial tournament after narrowly their Catholic counterparts 2-1 (24-26, Vernon, BC; and sister Leona Kinequon (Gary) of Re-
“We played really well this weekend,” missing out last year. The school’s best 25-21, 15-11). gina, SK; and many other relatives and friends.
said Spartans Head Coach Cole Hintz. finish came three years ago, when they “We’re really coming together as a She was predeceased by her loving husband, Don
“In the final, there were a couple of placed third. team,” said Moncks. “We don’t have Swan; grandson Luke Siermachesky; her parents
points that didn’t go our way that could But before then, the Spartans will that one player who we can ride and Percy and Winnifred Roszell; in-laws Ron and Ruth
Swan; brothers Melvin Roszell, Denzil Roszell and
have easily went our way, but these host their annual tournament Nov. 3 can bail us out, but we have six, seven,
Wendell Roszell; sister’s in law Kathy Swan and
things happen. I was happy with the and 4 at the High School Gym. eight different girls who can step out Margy Schetterer and brother-in-law John Swan.
results this weekend.” On the girls side, the Spartans also on the floor and contribute. When we Eileen was born in Lestock, SK. She was raised on
In the semis, the Spartans swept the turned in a productive and exhaust- work together, we can do some amaz- a farm near Punnichy, SK. She began her education
Springbank Community High School ing weekend in Sylvan Lake, the site of ing things.” at the Perryville schoolhouse and graduated high
Phoenix 2-0, following their 2-1 quar- their provincial tournament. In the round robin, the Spartans school in Punnichy. Following high school, Eileen
terfinal victory over the Bishop Carroll In a day that began at 8:30 a.m., the ended up in a log jam for third after moved to Watrous, SK for a period of time to live
High School Cardinals. Spartans left the court at 8:30 p.m., fol- downing the Delburne Centralized with her brother Wendell and his wife Sherry. It was
lowing their semifinal loss to the Rim- High School Trojans 2-0 (25-16, 25-14) there where she met her husband Don, and they
“Before the weekend, we talked as a
moved to Calgary, AB to begin their life together.
team about where we have come as a bey High School Spartans 2-0 (21-25, and the Rams 2-0 (25-21, 25-16). They They later moved south of Strathmore, AB to con-
team. We were accelerated to start the 19-25). dropped matches to the Lacombe High tinue farming and raising their family.
season and had to learn how to play as “We fought hard, it was a long day School Laser Nation 2-0 (19-25, 18-25) For over 40 years, Eileen worked for Alberta Health
a team. Over the past few weekends, and it was very encouraging to see girls and the Spartans 2-0 (19-25, 15-25). Services. She was an active member of the commu-
we have learned how to compete bet- come off the bench and step up,” said The Strathmore girls team will also nity and the Bow River Alliance Church congregation
ter. Now, we are getting to the point Spartans Head Coach Randy Moncks. host their annual Spartan tournament in Carseland, AB. Her smile, gentle words of wisdom
where we are learning how to win, and “We battled and made it into the play- Nov. 3 and 4 at the High School gym. and kindness towards others will be dearly missed.
offs in a very good 3A tournament.” Games for the boys and kicks tip off A Funeral Service will be held for Eileen at the
that’s a big step,” said Hintz. “It’s a big
Carseland Community Hall (330 Railway Ave, Carse-
difference from being competitive and Strathmore was forced into a one- at 2:15 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. land, AB) on Wednesday, November 1 at 11:00 a.m.
If friends desire, memorial donations may be made

Former Bisons donning the maple leaf to the Bow River Alliance Church, and in following
Eileen’s example may you consider your journey of
faith, whatever that may look like.
TYLER LOWEY ent. games, he has a pair of goals and eight
Times Reporter Hockey Canada is using this tourna- points to go with his plus-4 rating. MEMORIAMS
ment as a way to prepare themselves Joining Raymond on Team Canada
One former UFA Bisons player could for the Olympic Games. This marks the are household names such as René
first year Canada will compete at the Bourque, Wojtek Wolski, Derek Roy In Loving Memory of
represent Canada at the 2018 Olympic
Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Karjala Cup. Historically a European and Ben Scrivens, who are all removed Dave Drummond
tournament, the United States have only from the NHL, but playing elsewhere in 1925 – 2012
Korea.
Hockey Canada unveiled their entered the tournament once and cap- Europe. Sunshine passes, shadows fall.
26-player roster Oct. 26 for the Karjala tured bronze in 1992. Russia has won Also representing Canada, but at a Love’s remembrance out lasts all,
Cup, which takes place Nov. 8-12 in the most medals in the tournament’s much younger level, will be former CFR And though the years be many or few,
Helsinki, Finland and Biel, Switzerland. 22-year history with 20 medals (eight Chemicals Bisons centre Peyton Krebs. They are filled with sweet memories of you.
Cochrane’s Mason Raymond was one gold, five silver and eight bronze). Fin- On Oct. 24, Hockey Canada an- “Gang Warily Dad” until we meet again.
of those 26 players named to the team; land has a slight edge in most gold nounced the rosters for the three Ca- Love from your family,
he wore the Bison colours in 2002- medals with 11. nadian teams – Red, White and Black The Drummond Clan
2003. Raymond isn’t too far removed from – that will be participating Nov. 5-11 at
Raymond has represented Canada in life in the NHL. Last season, he ap- the World U-17 Hockey Challenge in
the past when he participated in the peared in four games with the Anaheim Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C.
Spengler Cup in 2016, when Canada Ducks after spending parts of two sea- Krebs was the first overall pick in
captured the gold in a 5-2 win over sons with the Calgary Flames. the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft and was
HC Lugano on New Year’s Eve. In five In 546 career NHL games, mostly named to Team Canada Red alongside Bill Brown
games, he scored three goals and fin- spent with the Vancouver Canucks, Cal- six other WHL players, including the November 5, 1952 – October 30, 2014
ished with six points. gary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs, third-overall pick from the same draft,
Love Leaves A Memory
In his one year spent in Strathmore, Raymond scored 115 goals, recorded in defenceman Bowen Byram. Those we love don’t go away,
Raymond buried 14 goals and 40 points 115 assists and 251 points, to go with Last year was Krebs only full season They walk beside us every day,
in 33 games. In the playoffs, he scored a minus-2 rating. In 63 playoff games, with the Herd. In 29 Alberta Midget Unseen, unheard, but always near,
11 goals and 20 points in nine games. he registered eight goals, 20 assists and Hockey League games, he racked up Still loved, still missed and very dear.
Of course, this is big news for the for- a minus-8. 15 goals and 40 points, as the Bisons For death leaves a heartache
These days, Raymond suits up for the reached Game 4 of the AMHL final. He No one can heal,
mer Bison, as there will be no current
Schlittschuh Club Bern of the Nation- also won the Top Forward award. And love leaves a memory
NHL players allowed to participate in No one can steal.
the Olympics. It is the first time since al League — the top tier of the Swiss This year, in 15 games with the Koo-
the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, hockey league system. They are located tenay ICE, he has three goals and 13 Never forgotten,
Norway, that there will be no NHL tal- in Bern, Switzerland. Through eight points. Your loving wife, Linda

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FEED AND SEED ACREAGE PROPERTIES COMMERCIAL RENTALS RENTALS RENTALS REAL ESTATE
BLANKET THE PROVINCE Location & Privacy! RENTAL EMERALD CHINOOK III. 1 bdrm or 2 1 BDRM IMMEDIATELY
with a classified ad. Only Nestled in the Bow River Valley, bdrm. ½ month rent free AVAILABLE. $895/month
LOCATION LOCATION MANAGEMENT
$269 (based on 25 words or 34 Acres, Spacious Bungalow & REALTY LTD. with a six month lease. Heat includes all utilities + fully
less). Reach over 110 weekly LOCATION. Commercial furnished. N/S & N/P. Re-
Triple Detached Garage & water included. No pets.
newspapers. Call NOW for Huge Heated Shop
rental. Warehouse for WESTMOUNT DR. Please call for availability. sponsible tenants required. $314,900
lease. On Hwy #1. 3,200 Call 403-936-5541 or 403-
FULLY FINISHED – 4 LEVEL SPLIT WITH
details 1-800-282-6903 ext
$999,999 Green House with 16 Bays
– 8,960 sq.ft. available.
1 & 2 bedroom Call Keli 403-324-2944. WALKOUT - 4 LARGE BEDROOMS – FAMILY
228; www.awna.com. 615-5678. RM – BONUS RM - LOCATION PLUS
Mobile Home
Please call 403-934- bungalow, bi-lvl LARGE WELL TREED LOT

Acreage Living 4164. & 2 stry units with
WANTED GOOD HEAVY feed
Bi-Level parking, some
oats. Call 403-994-2609.
4 Bedroom & 2 Baths
REAL ESTATE
fully renovated
HEATED CANOLA buying
Green, Heated or Spring-
1.77 Acres
Shop 28 x 32
GET YOUR & include W/D.
$242,000
VALUE PLUS!!! SINGLE FAMILY HOME-

thrashed Canola. Buying: $545,000 Minutes to Strathmore CLASSIFIED Children welcome. DOUBLE DETACHED GARAGE - FIREPLACE
LARGE KITCHEN – MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY

oats, barley, wheat & peas No Pets.
for feed. Buying damaged Country Living &
Town Close
ADS IN THE From $995.
or offgrade grain. “On Farm
+ Utilities.
Pickup” Westcan Feed & 3 Bedroom Home,
2.99 Acres
TIMES! “The Missing Piece to complete Your Big Picture.”
$350,000
Grain, 1-877-250-5252. Please contact our
Detached Garage 24x26 3 BEDROOMS – VAULTED CEILINGS

DEALERS WANTED. Hannas Fenced Property Call Leasing Agent:
Jonathan MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY – GRANITE
FIREPLACE – CUSTOM FINISH
$420,200 Tamara Peters
Seeds, A long time leader
Great Location
403-934-5589 403-890-8197
in Forage, Pasture, Native Real Estate Associate
Life in the Country!
& Reclamation grasses are
seeking Alberta Dealers. Ex-
1.4 Acres 403-870-4446 $379,900
cellent compensation. Con- Park-like Setting jonathan@OrangeJigsaw.com ORIGINAL OWNERS – CUSTOM BUILT

tact Lance Walker 1-800- Bungalow REAL ESTATE OPEN DESIGN – HARDWOOD FLOORS
MAIN FLOOR DEN – FIREPLACE
661-1529. Email: lance. 3 bedroom
4 BEDROOMS – OVERSIZED FAMILY RM

$299,900
Your Local Realtors With
walker@hannasseeds.com.
Redland Country Living
BUSINESS OPP
HIP OR KNEE Replacement?
2.5 Storey
Unique Design
Approx 60% Completed
the Calgary Connection! $419,900
ENORMOUS - ACREAGE LIKE - WELL
TREED LOT - FULLY FINISHED
2.3 acres
Jim & Jody Buckle
5 BEDROOM – 3 BATHROOM HOME
Restrictions in walking/ OPEN DESIGN – NEW FLOORING
dressing? $2,500 yearly tax $389,900 Great Views FRESHLY PAINTED - MOVE IN READY
RELAX IN THE HOT TUB & ENJOY !!
credit. $20,000 lump sum
cheque. Disability Tax Credit.
Raelene Nichol
Expert Help. Lowest service
fee nationwide. 1-844-453-
5372.
Realtor
Re/max First
Jody 403-560-2652 $834,900
403.921.6111
REAL ESTATE raelenen@gmail.com Jim 403-325-7347 BACKING ONTO CANAL - OVER 4700 SQ
FT OF LUXURY LIVING - ONE OF A KIND
CUSTOM BUILT - CUSTOM DESIGNED

MLS# C4118477 MLS# C4121864
$259,900
THIS NEW HOME – A MUST SEE !!
3 BEDROOMS- 3 BATHROOMS – WALK-
OUT - ATT GARAGE – FULLY FINISHED
BE THE FIRST OWNER

Beautiful Treed Acreage Handy Man $205,000

Special
2 BEDROOMS – 2 BATHROOMS

$559,900
DEN – OPEN KITCHEN WITH EATING BAR
LIVING RM WITH FIREPLACE

1360 sq.ft. 3 bdrm on 3.5 gorgeous treed acres – Beautiful home. $242,000 GRANITE – UPGRADED FLOORING
INDOOR PARKING

Pavement to property. Oversize dbl garage and shop. Country liv- Great potential here for a nice
ing at it’s best! Bring the kids & pets. This property is fenced, family home or potential
cross fenced and plumbed for watering bowls. revenue property. Almost 1200
Call Jody to view. sq.ft. Large Living Rm w/
Fireplace Open floor plan NONIE
Unbelievable price reduction on this fabulous acreage!
Double Garage on huge lot in HALL
the quiet community of AGENT
Get out this weekend and view this beautiful home. Carseland. Value Plus!! 403-934-0420
Special Price……Special Property!! Call Jim to view.
nonie.hall@shaw.ca

GET YOUR
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PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY
AUTO CARPET CLEANING ELECTRICAL GENERAL CONTRACTORS

B F AUTO ELECTRIC LTD.
&
•Starters
All Decked Out AB
•Alternators
General Contracting
•Batteries Kitchens, Bathroom Renos
Specializing in agriculture and industrial for over 30 years! TRUCK MOUNTED CARPET CLEANING
Basement Developments
FURNACE & DUCT CLEANING
www.bandfautoelectric.com Residential - Commercial - Industrial Additions, Roofing
THE CARPET COP Farm & Yard - Bucket Truck Service
Ph. 403-272-1550 Kelly Camden 403.991.6192 Master Electricians
Fences & Decks
#5, 5301-21A Avenue SE, Calgary kellycamden@hotmail.com
Aluminum Rail
BUSINESS
 
FURNACE & DUCT Phone: 403-934-7188 Vinyl & Composite Decking
Email: jpjesco@efirehose.net
  Bill Evans 403-901-8875 bill@alldeckedoutab.ca
LOOKING TO START OR EXPAND www.jescoelectrical.ca Wes Breault 403-999-7097 wes@alldeckedoutab.ca
YOUR OWN BUSINESS?
 
Serving Southern Alberta Since 1999
www.alldeckedoutab.ca
We  offer  Business  Development  Loans  and  Business  Plan  
Assistance  to  Entrepreneurs  within  our  region!  
  Furnace Replacement • Repairs & Maintenance
403-­‐934-­‐8888  or     Air Conditioning • Certified HVAC Technicians
1-­‐888-­‐881-­‐9675   Plumbing • Duct Cleaning
wildrose@cfwildrose.ca  
 
For  more  information  
on  what  we  do…  
www.wildrose.albertacf.com   Our Team aT YOur Service!
 
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GENERAL CONTRACTORS GENERAL CONTRACTORS PLUMBING & HEATING UPHOLSTERY

BRO-TECH
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Repair, Build & Upholstery
PLUMBING
PLUMBING &
& HEATING
HEATING INC.
INC.
FB Boersema & Partners Ltd.
Designers and Builders of Energy Efficient Homes
IOP ROW LTD. • Hotwater Tanks • Furnaces
Strathmore AB
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Specializing in Insurance Claims • Renovations • Hydronic Heating
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Serving the Foothills since ‘78. For a FREE QUOTE Call Tom brotech.plumbing@gmail.com or Text 403-324-7710
HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
REAL ESTATE
K.M.W HEATING AND
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LTD.
Residential & Commercial NOVEMBER 5
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Siding, Soffit, Fascia, Roofing, Batten & Board
Strathmore & Area 403-870-2744 WASTE DISPOSAL
Triple M Exteriors is also looking to take
new clients for snow removal Furnace Repair Gas Fireplaces
Commercial or Residential. & Replacement Make Up Air
Licensed & Full Insured New Home Garage & Shop
Call Mike for a quote today at 403-820-1586 Reno’s Hot Water
Email: triplemexteriors@hotmail.com Humidifiers Tanks
Check out our website:
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IRRIGATION
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R
HR
Recycle Carts
Bin Rentals
PHR
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• Painting • Plumbing Prairie Home Roofing Ltd.
• Small Renovations
• Decks & Fences
Get the job done right the FIRST time!
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• Bathrooms OASIS IRRIGATION Prairie Home Roofing
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Metal Roofing 403-796-5381
Siding
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• Eavestrough
Strathmore 403-901-7484
Strathmore
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Calgary 403-796-5381
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GENERAL CONTRACTORS www.prairiehomeroofing.com
Strathmore 403-901-7484
PAINTING / FLOORING www.prairiehomeroofing.com WATER SYSTEMS
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GENERAL CONTRACTORS
WATER WELL DRILLING

Home Sweet Decks M&M DRILLING CO. LTD.
& More Ltd. Water is Everything We Do!

Laminate & Hardwood Floors Email: fbbp@efirehose.net  Water Well Drilling & Servicing

Interior/Exterior Small Jobs What’s “Everything you need to turn raw land into your home”  Water Systems – Installations &

your Time
Repair

and Household Repairs  Water Quality Conditioning

Worth?  Water Well Testing

Vinyl & Composite Decking SKID STEER  Shock Chlorinations
 Domestic Water Hauling
Aluminum & Glass Railing Let us take care
of your time
Windwalls/Privacy Walls consuming
projects!

403-619-7561 Contact
homesweetdecksandmore.com 403-934-4271
Over 25 Years Experience • Free Quotes Email – mmdrill@mmdrilling.ca
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Have a ‘Home Sweet Deck’ kind of day!!
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CALL LA SHAUN OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY CALL ROBERT STUNNING HOME IN CALL SHEILA $447,900 CALL SHAUNA CLASSIC BUNGALOW IN

SOLD
NOV. 4 12-3! DESIRABLE LOCATION Beautiful Former Showhome by Aquilla. GREEN MEADOWS -
1136 HIGH GLEN PLACE NW • hardwood flooring In mint condition! 3 bdr, 2 1/2 bath, $341,900
QUALITY WALK OUT, FULLY FINISHED, 2
• fully finished walkout Huge kitchen with stainless steel
· 2+2 bdrms, 3 full baths
STOREY BACKING TO GOLF COURSE! A basement appliances, island, quartz counters,
• brand new stainless spa like ensuite, infloor heat in garage, · Flex Room on main floor
TOTAL OF 4 BEDROOMS 3.5 BATHS AND
SHOWS AMAZING! COME VIEW FOR appliances main floor laundry and the list goes · Fully finished
MLS C4139451 YOURSELF, PRICE TO SELL! • freshly painted MLS C4142844 on!! Book your viewing today!! · Solarium off of kitchen

CALL LA SHAUN ONE OF A KIND STUNNING CALL ROBERT GATED COMMUNITY CALL SHEILA 10 ACRES NORTH OF CALL SHAUNA BACKING ONTO THE TREES

SOLD
HOME $429,900! IN ASPEN - $419,900
$154,900 STRATHMORE $294,000
THIS FULLY DEVELOPED HOME Just north of Strathmore . Location, location, location!
WITH AMAZING QUALITY IS A Beautiful 3 bedroom minutes to town! . Custom built 1442 sq.ft.
MUST SEE! home 10 acres backing to Canal perfect for bungalow
POSSIBLE 5 BEDROOMS, 3 FULL Oversized heated that dream home! Located just north . Fully finished
MLS C4141792
BATHS AND OPEN FLOOR PLAN IS 2 car garage MLS C4084216 of RR 250 and Twp 250! . 2+2 bdrms + den, 3 full baths
LOOKING FOR A NEW FAMILY!

CALL LA SHAUN FULLY DEVELOPED CALL ROBERT FANASTIC BUNGALOW CALL SHEILA CALL SHAUNA INVESTOR'S ALERT -
2 STOREY WITH WALKOUT

SOLD
WALKOUT TO GREEN SPACE/ $350,000
PRICE situated in a quiet cul de PERFECT INVESTMENT
REDUCED GOLF COURSE $378,900! sac. Total of 5 bedrooms. HOME $349,900! · 75’x160’ downtown lot
BRIGHT AND SPACIOUS THIS · Zoned R3
OPEN FLOOR PLAN HOME WITH 3 Fully finshed. No neighbors 3 bedrooms 3.5 baths Basement is · Roadway on 3 sides
BEDROOMS PLUS DEN AND 2.5 bright with private entrance and
BATHS SHOWS CLEAN AND
behind. Call Today for all plumbing and electrical · Perfect for multi-family
MLS C4130747 READY TO MOVE IN! the details!! MLS C4135599 for in-law-suite! development

CALL LA SHAUN REDUCED BY 20,000. CALL ROBERT CALL SHEILA CALL SHAUNA
MOTIVATED SELLER FAST AWESOME SEMI COME BUILD YOUR COUNTRY LIVING IN TOWN
- $129,900
POSSESSION $359,900! DETACHED 2 STOREY DREAM HOME $110,000
· 1918 house on 1/3 acre
LARGE LOT, HEATED GARAGE, • hardwood flooring on this beautiful piece of Land!!
3.50 acres located in Gleichen
FAST POSSESSION. • huge deck with pergola
• 3 bedrooms approximately 10 minutes from · 2+2 bdrms, 1 full bath
AMAZING FINISH WITH 4
BEDROOMS, 3.5 BATHS, ROOM • large island with granite top Strathmore. Water and septic · Beautifully treed lot
MLS C4134895 FOR EVERYONE! • $319,900 MLS C4121913 approved by county. · Needs some TLC

CALL LA SHAUN BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM BUILD CALL RON A REAL BARGAIN CALL SHAUNA
WITH LAKE VIEWS $584,900!
CALL SHEILA HILLVIEW ESTATES IMMACULATE CONDO -
bungalow with a rental $174,900
SIMPLY AMAZING QUALITY AND suite. Invest and - $269,900 Beautifully maintained condo!
FLOOR PLAN! AMAZING BUTLER earn money. · Immaculate 1088 sq.ft. half duplex · 2 bdrms, 1 full bath
PANTRY, MASTER BEDROOM, $49,900 · Located on a quiet street backing · Basement level is framed for
ENSUITE AND SO MUCH TO onto greenspace development
OFFER!! FAST POSSESSION Call Ron Kaechele · Open concept with vaulted ceilings · Perfect starter home or
MLS C4135805 AVAILABLE! 403-934-1097 · 2 bdrms, 2 full baths investment property

CALL LA SHAUN BRAND NEW BUILD! CALL RON GORGEOUS HOME CALL SHEILA 4.60+ ACRES $110,000 CALL SHAUNA HILLVIEW ESTATES
BUILDER IS MOTIVATED Stately home on huge lot. of land just waiting for you to - $269,900
$398,900! Nearly 1900 sq feet. build on! Plenty of room for your · Immaculate 1088 sq.ft.
AMAZING QUALITY WITH BEAUTIFUL 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. half duplex
home and a shop. Water and · Located on a quiet street
STATEMENT FOYER/STAIRWAY TO Brand new carpet throughout. backing onto greenspace
BRIGHT A SPACIOUS FLOOR PLAN!
septic approved by county.
A DREAM HOME. $385,000 The adjacent 3.50 acres are also · Open concept
3 BEDROOMS, 2.5 BATHS, BASEMENT with vaulted ceilings
MLS C4132422 IS DRYWALLED!MUCH TO OFFER!! Call Ron Kaechele 403-934-1097 MLS C4121900 available for purchase. · 2 bdrms, 2 full baths

CALL LA SHAUN QUICK POSSESSION CALL RON EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS CALL SHEILA $275,900 CALL SHAUNA HOME WITH SUITE IN
PRICE PERFECT RENTAL PROPERTY Spacious, modern, clean and 50+ Adult Living Villa. Tucked away in a
GLEICHEN - $165,000
vacant, 3 bdrms, 2 1/2 baths, quiet culdesac and backing onto a canal
$219,900!
REDUCED UP YOU HAVE 2 BEDROOMS, FULL
attached garage. Trees, walk-out, this is a wonderful place to live! 2 bdr, · Immaculate 1352 sq.ft. home
deck, upgrades. Much more!! large living room, kitchen and eating · 3+2 bdrms, 3 full baths
BATH KITCHEN. DOWN YOU HAVE area leads out onto the patio, main floor
1 BEDROOM FULL BATH AND
$260,000 · Lower level suite with
laundry, storage room, single attached
KITCHEN! SHARED LAUNDRY, Call Ron Kaechele garage. Enjoy a garden? separate entrance
MLS C4128650 SEPARATE ENTRANCE TO BOTH! 403-934-1097 MLS 4143192 There is room for one here! · Lots of upgrades!

CALL LA SHAUN IN THE HEART A CALL RON FOR SALE CALL SHAUNA CUTE, QUAINT &
STRATHMORE $264,900! LAND & BUSINESS We’re always getting calls RENOVATED -
$179,900
THIS CHARACTER HOME HAS 3
BEDROOMS AND 2 BATHS!
LOCATED ON CORNER WITH LOADS OF
Gas, convenience, tire shop,
propane. U-haul depot. Huge
for Rentals so... · Located in Rockyford
PARKING AND PERFECT INVESTMENT
PROPERTY! SEPARATE ENTRANCE TO
potential. Includes many
accessories. $345,000
Advertise your Rental Free* · 2+2 bdrms, 2 full baths
· Fully finished
LOWER LEVEL COULD BE PERFECT FOR
MLS C4125523 EXTRA INCOME!
Call Ron Kaechele 403-934-1097 *Dependent on space availability, first come first serve · Detached garage

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