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Location chosen for
new town hall
Times Editor

A location has been chosen for Strathmore’s new

town hall. At the Strathmore town council meeting
Building community on Jan. 23, a majority vote means the town’s new mu-
nicipal building will be located at the east end of the
Kinsmen Park parking lot.
Various locations were considered by the town over
Page 13 the past several months. According to a news release
from the town, “previous town councils and the cur-
rent council carefully listened to feedback, criticism
and considered all options to come to this decision.”
Doug Lagore, project lead with the Town of
Strathmore, presented seven site options at the town
council meeting. These included building in Kinsmen
parking lot west; Kinsmen parking lot east; Kinsmen
parking lot north; Lambert Park; the vacant lot adja-
cent to the Hi-Ho gas station; the existing town hall
Tough weekend site; and the Kinsmen Park ball diamond.
The chosen location “is immediately east of the
west site, adjacent to a vacant lot that resides between
Kinsmen Park parking lot and the Hi-Ho gas station,”
said Lagore. “This will still have an impact for the
downtown core and will certainly complement the
The footprint of the proposed town building rep-
resents approximately two per cent of the total park
area. In addition, staff parking is proposed so it will
not conflict with park users and will be constructed
along the WID canal south and east of the proposed
building location.
According to Strathmore Mayor Pat Fule, the east
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Strathmore, AB 403.934.5292 The lot next to the Hi-Ho gas station was one of the alternative sites suggested by Strathmore’s Kinsmen
Club. However, Fule said that lot, which the town
Look on Page 4 for once owned but which is now held privately, would
Town of Strathmore cost the town much more money.
Municipal Notices “They have proposed that we purchase back the

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Strathmore steps up to assist Operation Christmas Child

JANET KANTERS “We are extremely thankful to children in Central America, Haiti,
Times Editor Canadians, many of whom are un- western Africa and Ukraine will
employed or facing significant eco- be receiving shoeboxes packed by
Generous people in Strathmore nomic uncertainty, for their gener- caring Canadians.
and area recently helped Samari- osity in continuing to support this The 517,437 Canadian boxes do-
tan’s Purse collect over a half-mil- vital program year after year,” said nated in 2018 – including 11,073
lion gift-filled shoeboxes from Ca- Randy Crosson, director of Opera- packed online at –
nadians. tion Christmas Child Canada. were part of a worldwide total of
The Strathmore collection cen- “Each shoebox that someone fills 10,623,776 collected in Canada,
tre received a total of 818 boxes is an opportunity to show hurting United States, United Kingdom,
to add to Alberta’s contribution children that they are loved by Spain, Finland, Japan, Germany
of 113,169 shoeboxes. A total of God and by us, and the gifts Ca- and Australia.
517,437 shoeboxes from across nadians have provided will once Since 1993, Operation Christ-
Canada with toys, hygiene items, again bless children – many of mas Child has collected and hand-
school supplies and many other whom have never before received delivered more than 167 million
items were collected during the a present.” gift-filled shoeboxes to children Strathmore collection centre received 818 boxes to add to 517,437
2018 Operation Christmas Child Distribution of the shoeboxes in in over 130 countries hurt by war, shoeboxes from across Canada collected during the 2018 Opera-
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The future of a community


pose, strategy, values or re-

Times Editor
sources, but because of the February 1-7, 2019
attitude that precedes them,
The world is changing, an attitude that comes quite
the country is changing, the often from a town’s resi-
province is changing and dents. Hailee Steinfeld,
communities are changing. “We really need to see John Cena,
No one knows that better Jorge Lendeborg Jr.,
changing attitudes so that John Ortiz,
than Doug Griffiths, who we’re more positive, we’re Jason Drucker
actively pursues his passion more optimistic,” he said.
of helping communities, or- “We talk about the need PG
ganizations and businesses for young people to stay in
grow stronger. our communities or to come For Movie Listings call 403-934-3057
The former MLA was in or go to
back to them. But all we do Doug Griffiths (l), speaking with Strathmore Mayor Pat Fule, says it’s up to
Strathmore last week to take is complain about our town individual citizens to decide if they are going to contribute to the community
part in a “town hall” to ad- and say there is no hope and and make it better.
Janet Kanters Photo
dress the need to support a future, and then wonder why
thriving downtown in Strath- young people leave. Well, the population, are allowed it to be successful.
more. we’re the ones chasing them to feed on and infect other “It’s our ability to decide if
“Things are changing, and Commercial | Farms Industrial | Investment
out of town. We need to stop people is because of apathy. we’re going to contribute to
our downtowns need to with the bad attitudes and “We say ‘it’s not my busi- the community and whether
go back to what they were start focusing on opportuni- ness, it’s not my responsi- or not we’re going to make
Bob Sheddy C0-Owner/Commercial Broker
originally about – socializa- ties and hope.” bility.’ But when I talk to it better. 403-324-2222
tion,” he said. “They need to
Griffiths said there are a high school students, I re- “Somebody in the commu-
focus on businesses that are lot of other things that can mind them that if they’re nity has to initiate the differ-
centred around the core of be done to attract people to not happy with their current ent attitudes,” he added. “If
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town.” them there. no plans on contributing or it falls to volunteers or other
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but that it lacks the right become deliberately, indi- community. And it’s up to tion to influence and start to
perspective and attitudes. vidually, a more welcoming them to decide if they want change the conversation.”
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Ways, he helps communi- we’re not housed in our little
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Griffiths said there are
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chambers of commerce and be identified, and because
schools and health care and their negativity is so conta-
volunteer organizations all gious, the biggest task and
together to form a collective the hardest work that needs
strategy for the community, to be done is inoculating the
where the people realize ev- general public against the 413 - 3rd St. Strathmore
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the community.” and the fear. And starting the
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Walking at the
Family Day Civic Centre
Don’t let the snow and cold stop you from walking. The Town of Strathmore provides
a safe, free and warm facility so the weather doesn’t stop you from enjoying your walk.
Jan. 8 - 10:45 am to 1:00 pm
Jan. 9 & 10 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Jan. 16 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
120 Brent Blvd.
Jan 22 - 10:45 am to 1:00 pm

February 18
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Council Meeting: * Kids Carnival

February 6th, * Bungee Run Game

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Whole Meeting: Franchise Fee
February 13th, 2019 Strathmore Increase Notice
Please be advised that
the Town of Strathmore is
proposing to increase the
local access fee, which is
charged to FortisAlberta
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Inc. (FortisAlberta) for use
egistration 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
of municipal lands for its
Strathmore Civic Centre power lines effective April
1, 2019.
ducation For More Information:
The fee is recovered by
Cheryl at
Strathmore Family Centre FortisAlberta from its
Phone: 934-4772 Ext. 2 customers as the local
olunteer Fax: 934-4779 municipal access fee
on electric billings of all
customers that receive

electric service in the


Associations - this is your chance to let the people of This local access fee will
be increased from $9.56
Strathmore and surrounding districts know what you have (15 %) to $10.36 (16.25%)
to offer. of the delivery charge of

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FortisAlberta, excluding
energy related riders. This
calculation is based on
Parents/Adults – see what clubs and sports 625kWh consumption in
30 days.
associations that are available.
Direct questions or
Registration forms available at concerns to James

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Administrative Officer at
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February 1, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 5


Gleichen has a lot to offer

To the Editor the highs and lows of life in the old town with good
5 for Life
As a long term and committed resident of Gleichen, humour and tolerance. book sale
I feel compelled to respond to opinions expressed in Yet, there are some tangibles which do concern us,
5 for Life held their an-
the Times article “Gleichen residents hold out hope like the recently closed school, the aging and aban- nual community book
for hamlet revitalization.” doned buildings, the just a bit too long commute. And sale on Jan. 25-26 at the
First, although technically a hamlet, I’ll refer to the there are the intangibles, or less politely, the socially Civic Centre. Thousands
subject as the Town of Gleichen, partly out of hab- and culturally perceived issues that are older than the of gently-used books
it and partly out of historical respect for a great old country and with wider implications. What happens were up for sale to avid
town. While I understand the negative sentiment that here is noticed, especially in this world of social me- readers. Proceeds go to-
prompts statements like “… I wouldn’t move there,” dia and rapid mass communication. wards funding 5 for Life
and “there is just nothing there anymore,” for me Finally, I would like to say something about the old programs that promote
there is a lot more to the story, and I can think of a lot school. Just out of principle, I hate to see a structure early childhood develop-
of good reasons for people to move here and to stay. demolished if there is any hope that it could be repur- ment. Olivia Reardon and
I thought about detailing all the good things about posed, but I can live with the pragmatic approach that her one-year-old daughter
Maya look through boxes
living in Gleichen, but it is an old story that, honestly, demolition is best. By the same reasoning, if a lot of
of books.
I have had to tell too many times before. It is enough money is to be spent on the arena complex, then it is
Adelle Ellis Photo
to say that a lot of good folks who could afford to live imperative, in my view, that the curling ice as a major
elsewhere have chosen to stay, to raise their families part of the complex should be put to full use as well.
or live out their retirements, commute to their work I hope youthful energy and thinking can be brought
and pay their taxes. They express an opinion through to that project.
their continued commitment and that is good enough Robert Barstad
for me. I respect that opinion because they handle Gleichen

Kinsmen Park demise?

To the Editor a building on that property and who knows how large
At the Jan. 23 council meeting, there was a vote of it will be, as there is three acres on that parcel. Then
5-2 in favour of building a new town office at Kins- there will be two large buildings probably blocking
men Park. the entire front view of the park. What a shame! This
As a former Kinsmen myself (Stettler), we take is, or was, Strathmore’s crown jewel!
pride in what we do in servicing and building the What about July 1st? What about the car show?
community. Just as past and present Kinsmen do in What about other events in the park?
Strathmore. The powers that be, in time, will decide there is
Not only is this decision going to change the beau- insufficient space at Kinsmen Park for parking and
ty and use of this park, it is also going to reverse will move some, or all, of the venues to other places
the thought process of citizens being attracted to the where better options exist.
downtown area, because of the park. I really believe, as others do, we got the wrong deci-
How convenient, to bring in a guest speaker (at sion all over this.
what price) the night before the council meeting to Kinsmen Park as we all know it now will never be
decide on this matter. the same. Lost will be the peace and tranquility of the
Moving forward, the town office will be built on the park. Not to mention our owls.
east side of the Kinsmen parking Lot. Let’s not forget
the property directly adjacent to Hi-Ho convenience Rocky Blokland
store is still vacant. At some point in time there will be Strathmore

Growing concern for next

generation of farmers
CANADIAN FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS tics Canada (40 per cent) were voted as the most
Media Release burdensome agencies and regulations by farmers.
“Red tape can show up in many ways. For ex-
More farmers are concerned with the burden of ample, CFIB recommended, for years, that Statis-
red tape compared to 10 years ago (77 per cent in tics Canada should not send out surveys to farm-
2008, compared to 81 per cent in 2018) according ers during peak periods. In fact, 92 per cent of
to findings released by the Canadian Federation of farmers agree that there should be a black-out of
Independent Business (CFIB). surveys during their busiest times. Yet, surveys
Confusing forms, bad customer service and ex- are still required during spring seeding,” added
cessive government regulations are leaving 69 per Braun-Pollon. “While governments are great at
cent of Canadian farmers questioning whether celebrating agriculture and have taken some steps
their children should take over the farm or start to try to curb the growth of red tape at the farm
their own business, given the current burden of gate, it is time they make meaningful changes so
red tape. farmers feel they are being heard instead of un-
“Canada has a strong farming tradition, and red necessarily over-regulated.”
tape shouldn’t be the issue holding back the next CFIB is hopeful farmers will see tangible chang-
generation from wanting to take over,” said Mari- es following the federal government’s announce-
lyn Braun-Pollon, CFIB’s vice-president for agri- ment in its Fall Economic Statement that it intends
business. “With 41 per cent of farmers planning to to remove barriers to trade within Canada and
retire in the next 10 years, we are seeing produc- modernize federal regulations. CFIB previously
ers asking the big question – will the next genera- recommended the federal government reduce bar-
tion want to take on the ever-mounting burden of riers to interprovincial trade in agri-food products
red tape?” by addressing duplication of federal, provincial
Canada Revenue Agency (59 per cent), the Ca- and territorial regulations, including those related
nadian Food Inspection Agency (46 per cent), en- to meat inspection.
vironmental regulations (45 per cent) and Statis-

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Parkinson’s disease support group sets up in Strathmore

JANET KANTERS individuals that we could see a benefit from for cal condition behind Alzheimer’s disease and the
Times Editor supporting the community, so inviting all the statistics are said to double by 2030 of those inci-
smaller communities outside of Strathmore. When dents of Parkinson’s.
A Parkinson’s disease support group is being set up in the numbers get higher, that’s when we start do- “That’s why we’re trying to reach every small
Strathmore. ing exercise programs in the community, or we community that we can and let them know there
The Parkinson Association of Alberta is forming the sup- do cognitive classes or educational presentations are available resources for them,” said King.
port group in response to a request from a couple of people and things like that.” The Parkinson Association of Alberta offers
who approached the association. The Parkinson Association of Alberta current- supportive counselling in their office, in a com-
“When we move into new regions, we start with a support ly has nearly 50 support groups throughout the munity, in a home or over the phone. They pro-
group,” said Chad King, client service coordinator with the province. In the Calgary region alone, there are vide support groups, such as the one being set
association, who spoke to Strathmore town council on Jan. currently 12 groups, and once the Strathmore up in Strathmore. They provide movement, social,
23. “We start with a support group when there’s enough group is up and running, that will make it 13 educational and arts programming, and informa-
groups in total for the region. tion and referrals to community supports. They
“Our purpose is to ease the burden through ad- have in-service community awareness programs,
Strathmore Legion Branch #10 NEWS vocacy, education, client services and finding a
cure through research,” said King. “And our vision
a Parkinson’s disease help line, a peer-to-peer
program, and “aware in care” kits.
By Irene Knappe. For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119 is a brighter future for Albertans living with Par- “All of our services are available to people with
• The current pot for Chase the Ace, played every Friday from 6 to 8 pm, is now sitting kinson’s today (and) a world without Parkinson’s Parkinson’s and their spouses, families and care
at $2,016.00!!! Wow! And just to set everyone straight, the draw is at 8:15 every Friday.
• The meat draws continue on every Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. Various
tomorrow.” partners,” said King.
volunteers are selling the tickets every weekend. We thank you so much for your time! Parkinson’s disease is a chronic progressive The new support group is at Hope Community
• Due to inclement weather, Bingo was cancelled last Wednesday. There are a number of neurodegenerative condition that affects approxi- Church on the first Thursday of every month at
people coming from out of town, and we just didn’t think it would be a safe drive. Better safe
than sorry! We apologize for any inconvenience, but we hope to see you on future Wednesdays,
mately 10,000 to 12,000 individuals in Alberta 1:30 p.m.
unless Mother Nature has something else in mind, again. alone. It’s the second most prevalent neurologi-
• The next Legion Executive Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 12th, at 7 pm.
• The next General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 26th, at 7 pm. We could sure
use more people at the General Meeting! If you have the time, please attend.
• Sports are once again on track, which includes darts, crib, pool, etc. I will put in dates,
and further information as they are received.
• January 27th, 2019, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. The following is extraordinally
sad and disappointing. One in five young people in Canada hasn’t heard of the Holocaust or
isn’t sure what it is. With each generation, it becomes less living history and more remote.
One in 20 adults in Britain do not believe the Holocaust took place. Nearly 2/3 of respondents
Big Horns Club
of the British survey, either did not know how many Jews had been murdered or greatly
underestimated the number killed during the Holocaust. Held on January 27th annually,
horn measure
International Holocaust Remembrance Day coincides with the day Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Standard’s Big Horns Club, founded
largest complex of Nazi death camps, was liberated by Soviet forces in 1945. Further points in 1964, is the oldest outdoor club in
of the Canadian Survey found: Nearly 6 in ten Canadians (57%) said fewer people seem to
Alberta. The club held their annual
care about the Holocaust than they used to. 15% of Canadian adults and more than 1/5 of
Canadians under age 34 (22%) haven’t heard about or are not sure if they have heard about the horn measure on Jan. 22.
Holocaust. Nearly half of Canadian respondents (49%) couldn’t name a single concentration The club will be hosting their annual
camp. That’s roughly equal to the U.S., where 45% couldn’t name one in a similar survey dinner meeting featuring a wild game
last year. There were over 40,000 concentration camps and ghettos in Europe during the potluck and awards ceremony on
Holocaust. Few Canadians believe there are many neo-Nazis in Canada today, while nearly half March 2 at 6 p.m. at the Standard
think there are many in the U.S. In fact, on a per capita basis, the two countries have roughly
the same number of neo-Nazis. Just how sad is this world? Please, please, people, educate
yourselves and your children. Our future depends on it. Photo Courtesy of Perry Ellis
Thought for to be built on
the Week
~ northeast corner
Sometimes of Kinsmen Park
it’s either Continued from Page 1

be flexible “Recent assessment values are be-

or be
A musical evening tween $800,000 and $1,500,000,” add-
ed Lagore. “There are a number of
Drew Gregory held his second songwriters round in Standard on Jan. 24, unknown impacts which require fur-
miserable. featuring acoustic performances and stories behind the songs of Devin Coo-
per (l-r), Luanne Carl of Renegade Station, Blake Reid and Drew Gregory.
ther assessment, including geotechni-
cal work and unknown environmental
Photo Courtesy of Marco Sylver costs at this time.”
The town also voted against build-
ing a new town hall directly south of
where it currently sits. But according
to Lagore, the cost has not yet been de-
“The location will require the dem-
olition and reclaiming of land for the
buildings currently on site,” he said.
“This site proposes further design of
streetscapes, parking configuration and
sidewalk development.”
The town plans on locating a new
seniors lodge and hospice at its current
site instead.
Festival Dates: “This could be an amazing spot for
March 30th - April 5th, 2019 our seniors and our people are at end-
of-life care,” said Fule. “This property
Registration Deadline: for a seniors lodge and hospice is close
February 1st, 2019 to RCMP, almost next door to the health
Classes Include Musical Theatre, Voice, Piano,
unit, close to two restaurants and two
Instrumental, Concert Band, Choir, or Ensemble. elementary schools where partnerships
could be had to involve young students
Sponsors reading with seniors. Seniors can go
Showcase Concert: across the street and watch kids at play
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
7:00 pm at the Strathmore in the playground as well.
Alliance Church “Lastly, this spot for a seniors lodge
and hospice would be close to the
Trans-Canada Highway in case there’s
emergency transport that needs to be
Lynne Fair
done to the Peter Lougheed hospital.”
Alberta Society of Music
Festival Friends Construction for the new town hall is
slated to start after Canada Day.
February 1, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 7

Keyboards for Kids Strathmore RCMP is

Keyboards for Kids is a music program that strives to inspire investigating the Theft of a
children through the world of music. Carolyn Steeves runs the Storm hits Innisfail Travel Trailer that took place on
program at École Brentwood Elementary School, with nine The Strathmore Storm peewee C team won the A final of the Innisfail tournament on Jan.
students enrolled. Brentwood’s Keyboards for Kids performed 27. The Storm defeated the Calgary Bow Valley Flames 4-2 in the final. The MVP was December 2, 2018.
for the first time in front of a school assembly on Jan. 29. Breanne Corbiell and the winner of the Heart and Hustle was Tanner Ness. The Trailer is described as a
Janet Kanters Photo Photo Courtesy of Karen Corbiell
White Travelaire Rustler with
Doll Sisters and Fred Penner to perform in Strathmore license plate Y91180 Alberta and
the decals on it appear faded.
LAUREEN F. GUENTHER such as The Cat Came Back and The
Times Contributor Sandwich Song, she said, and may sur-
prise the audience with new music. If you have any information that
The Strathmore Musical Arts Society
has lined up three great shows to begin
Storkson expressed gratitude to cor- present could help locate this Trailer,
porate sponsors who’ve made it possi-
ble for SMAS to price children’s tickets The Doll Sisters please contact
Their first event is a dinner and con- at $2, adults’ tickets at $10 and families’ Strathmore RCMP.
cert by the Doll Sisters, Feb. 9, at Strath- tickets for $20. File: 20181794883
more Golf Course. Shannon McAuley is “We want it to be a gift to the com-
the opening act. munity,” she said.
“(The Doll Sisters) are drawing from SMAS’ third concert of the year is by
their Irish-Scottish background,” said the Nova Scotiables, a Calgary-based 1-800-222-TIPS
Linda Storkson, Strathmore Musical
Arts Society (SMAS) president, “but
kitchen party band from Nova Scotia,
that will perform April 6 at the Legion. (1-800-222-8477)
they’re dealing with roots in rock as “(SMAS is) bringing the best we have Saturday, February 9th, 2019
well. If people are looking for a really to the community,” Storkson said. “We’re
unique, different style of music, this is
Strathmore Golf Course
bringing in top quality entertainment. Opening Act: Doors 6pm | Dinner 7pm | Music 8pm
the one to come to because these girls That’s why we do this – to support live Shannon McAuley
have lots of spirit and attitude.” music and culture in Strathmore.” 403-680-7721 Tickets Available at:
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Alberta Country Music Awards. They’ve events, go to or
from Linda Storkson at 403-934-3254.
opened for Paul Brandt and Doc Walk- Fred Penner tickets are also available their Facebook page. HEALTH ADVICE
er, and they released their third album
in 2018.

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Fred Penner is performing the sec-
ond SMAS concert, March 15, at Hope
Covenant Community Church.
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It’ll be a “fun night for the kids
and parents and those that love Fred Capsule Comments
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to be an awesome night.” patients experience is fatigue. About 90% of patients
Penner will perform old favourites feel it adversely affects their quality of life. It can
affect your state of mind, your nutrition and the energy
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reduce fatigue is to exercise. Start with 30 minutes per
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Next Regular
Council Meeting:
February 6th,

Next Committee
of the
Whole Meeting:
February 13th,

For more information on the facility visit:

Notice of Increase to Franchise Fee on

CERTIFICATION Natural Gas Billings
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The current franchise fee is set at 20% for ATCO


The Strathmore Motor Products Sports Gas and Pipelines Ltd. delivery revenues and
Centre is open! will increase to 24% effective April 1, 2019. For
an average residential customer using 115 GJ’s
We’re calling it a soft opening as we continue to get
per year, this will result in an annual increase of
everything set-up for you. The Strathmore Sobeys
about $19.19 from the average paid in 2018. The
Indoor Track and the Magnum Cementing Public Gym
franchise fee currently accounts for approximately
is open to the public for drop-in from 8 am to 5 pm
$95.93 of the average annual bill.
Monday to Friday. It’s $2 for a daily drop-in pass which
can be purchased at the facility. Direct questions or concerns to James Thackray,
Chief Administrative Officer at (403) 934-3133
Come check it out!
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February 1, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 9

Jan. 25-Gleichen residents hold out hope for hamlet revitalization
At no time did former Gleichen mayor Kim Telford take credit for initiating the revitalization of the Gleichen
water tower. He asked that this clarification mention the extended efforts of Ivy and Richard Bogstie in the
initiation and success of that project, which was not mentioned in the article.
A careful read of the article indicates projects similar to the revitalization of the Gleichen water tower take a lot
of time and energy for those involved. Gleichen residents have been successful completing many projects for
their hamlet. Wheatland County is fortunate to have a dedicated core of volunteer effort in its hamlets, villages
and towns. These volunteers often pitch in and get things accomplished, with the support of surrounding
community. Many of the projects also receive financial support from Wheatland County and local businesses.

Back and forth contest

The Strathmore Storm Tier 5 midget team earned
a 3-3 draw versus the Innisfail Flyers on Jan. 26
at the Strathmore Family Centre. The team then
travelled to Siksika the following day, where they &
posted a 10-2 win. The Storm will now prepare to
host Foothills on Feb. 1 (6:45 p.m.) in Gleichen.
Doug Taylor Photos
Western Irrigation District Memories:
Mark Stoodley FRED
Times Contributor

The Stoodley family name originates

into the machine, and when it got to
the end it would automatically stop the
reel. The operator/farmer would then
shut the water off, and move everything

MARCH 15, 2019

in Somerset, England in the 1800s. In
to the next riser, before restarting the
1909, Mark’s grandfather Ernest Stood-
process of irrigating.
ley read a CPR ad in an English news-
Pumping water from these ditches
paper offering irrigated land in Alberta.
He purchased land at Berta Vale, now
required farmers to run large V-8 en- HOPE COMMUNITY
gines, which cost a lot in fuel. But,
known as the Nightingale area.
In 1913, the CPR moved them to a
about five years ago the ditches were COVENANT CHURCH
filled in when a new water pipeline was DOORS 6PM | SHOW 7PM
new piece of land because the original
land was too sandy, and built them a
installed. This was a big bonus to users,
as they no longer needed to purchase
Tots (0-2) Free | Kids $2 | Adults $10 | Family $20
new house and barn. In 1918, Ernest
fuel for the engines, water consumption
began a lifelong work, planting over
was greatly reduced and the labour in-
20,000 trees and bushes including pine,
tensive ditch digging was ended.
fir, fruit trees such as apple, pear and
Gradually, between the 1980s and
cherry, and bushes such as red and
2003, Mark took over the farm from his
black currants, gooseberry, etc. He con-
father Ted. His first project was to re-
structed windmills to pump the badly
place the volume gun with three ¼-mile Tickets for sale:
needed water from nearby canals to the Assist Business Centre | Authentic Roots Salon | Chinook Financial
wheel moves, which he still uses today.
trees. Pro Water Systems | Hope Community Covenant Church
He said that without irrigation, the
The main feeder canal from Chester-
Stoodley farm would not exist. They
mere passes the Stoodley farm about 403-680-7721 | 403-630-3180
would be unable to grow crops or raise
four miles north, and a branch canal, | Strathmore Musical Arts Society
cattle. Irrigation is their lifeline.
known in the past as the Stoodley ditch,
passed about one-half mile to the east.
Ernest Stoodley was the first irrigator
of this land, obtaining water from CPR
until the early 1940s, when Western Ir-
rigation District acquired all the rights.
In the Come
The Stoodley ditch provided water to
the Stoodley farm, and as the years pro- Dead of Celebrate the
Winter 80th Anniversary of the
gressed, it provided water to new farm-
ers who moved into the area to raise
Mark’s first memories of the ditch are Strathmore Lions Club
Speaker, Rebca Zawde,
going swimming in the mid-1960s with MSW, RSW.
other children from the area, including Counsellor with Hospice Calgary with Past International President
his own siblings. As he grew older, he WHEATLAND
assisted his grandfather digging ditches
for flood irrigation and moving the can-
She will be speaking on
Grieving Children and Judge Brian Stevenson
their Families Dinner:
vas ditch dam in the late 1960s. In the
early 1970s, his father Ted purchased Strathmore’s Tim Drover
a quarter-mile wheel line for irrigating
hay. In the early 1980s he replaced this Entertainment:
with a volume gun which could shoot February 7 • 7pm
water 200 feet through a 1½-inch noz- Strathmore High School Tickets $40
zle. The volume gun was mounted on a Auditorium Cocktails 6:00pm
skid attached to a 1,000 ft. hose. With No Charge admission Dinner 7:00pm
400 lbs. of pressure coming out of the Cash bar
nozzle, it shot up to five inches of wa- Dress is business casual
Followed by
ter in a 180-degree arc over a 12-hour Coffee and Discussion. For Tickets Please Contact:
period, but less on hot or windy days February 16, 2019 Bruce Bishop: 403-888-9914
due to evaporation. There was a turbine Strathmore Civic Centre Brian Grier: 403-686-7470
on the hose reel that brought the skid 120 Brent Blvd. Keith Temple: 403-325-0348

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Well Water Testing

Wheatland County is partnering with Alberta Health Services NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
(AHS) to encourage well-owners to get their water tested.
Land Use Bylaw Amendments
Protect your family’s health,
have your well water tested today! Wheatland County will consider the following applications for Public Hear-
ing at the regular Council meeting on February 5, 2019.
Testing only takes four easy steps: The following public hearings begin at 9 a.m. and proceed
1. Pick-up a sampling bottle—from AHS or our office until all applications have been heard:
2. Collect a sample—follow all instructions
3. Return the bottle to an approved drop off location—as Bylaw #: 2018-32
indicated on the requisition forms Proposal: Land Use Bylaw Am endm ent, update to Direct Control
4. Wait for your results (DC-1), add setback requirements for Parks & Recreations District and Com-
munity Service District. Provide additional clarification to definitions and how
complaints are received.
Sampling bottles will be available for pick-up at the Wheatland County office
starting in 2019. You can also pick-up a bottle from the Strathmore Health
Centre at 650 Westchester Road.
Comments may be forwarded in writing to Wheatland County or in person at the
Testing is free and will identify bacteria, chemicals, and trace metals. above meeting. The application files may be reviewed in the County Office during
regular office hours – Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Any comments provid-
For more information about water sampling or results, contact: ed will become part of the public record in accordance with Section 40 (1) of the
Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act. Any personal infor-
 Alberta Health Services—Environmental Health at 403-943-2288 mation on submissions made regarding applications is collected under the author-
ity of the FOIP Act Section 33 (c) and subsequent versions of the Act.
 Wheatland County’s Environmental Coordinator with any questions
at 403-361-2007 or

Wheatland County
Economic Development Board — Call Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)
for Members The hearing will be held at the Wheatland County Council Chambers: #242006
Range Road 243 (mail: Hwy. 1, R.R. 1, Strathmore, AB, T1P 1J6) on
Thursday February 14, 2019 commencing at 10 a.m. regarding the following:
Wheatland County invites applications for membership on the Economic
Development Board with appointment to commence in April 2019. The Eco- Development Permit: 2018-140
Re: Variance Request to place an accessory building (m obile trailer
nomic Development Board is comprised of active business owners for storage) prior to the primary structure (dwelling) being constructed.
(members-at-large) and one ex officio representative (County Councillor). Legal Description: N W 22-25-25-W4M - Plan 1312975; Block 1; Lot 1
Permit Refused: Decem ber 11, 2018 - Municipal Planning Commission
Membership on the Board will be appointed by Wheatland County Council
for a term up to October 31, 2020. The Board’s mandate is to review, prepare At the hearing(s) the SDAB will hear from the appellant(s) and/or the agent; from
any person who claims to be affected by the proposal; and from any other person
and make recommendations to Wheatland County Council to promote the who wishes to make representation AND whom the SDAB agrees to hear. Com-
priorities and terms of reference of the Board in relation to the following: ments may be made verbally at the hearing, OR if you wish to present a written
submission, you must have copies of the same to be distributed at the commence-
communication and collaboration, identify community needs, provide a re- ment of the hearing, and should be aware that your submission may be made pub-
source to promote business within the County, be a resource to Wheatland lic. A time limit may be imposed on verbal submissions, at the discretion of the
Chairperson. No comments via telephone will be considered by the SDAB. We
County Council to assist in planning for achieving the County’s Strategic Plan. would appreciate receiving your written comments by Monday February 11, 2019
(prior to 12 noon) in regards to this matter.
Deadline for applications is February 15, 2019. If you require more in- The complete file for this application may be inspected in the County Office during
formation or to submit letters of interest, please contact the Wheatland regular office hours – Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
County Chief Administrative Officer – Alan Parkin at 403-361-2002 or via Should you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesi-
email tate to contact Diane Bodie at the Wheatland County Administration Office (403)

Address: 242006 Range Rd 243 Phone: 403-934-3321 Mail: Hwy 1 RR 1, Strathmore, AB, T1P 1J6 Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
February 1, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 11

& Meetings
February 23, 9 a.m.—3 p.m. at the Wheatland County Office
February 5
This is a theory course and the only time it will be taught by Alberta Agriculture 9 a.m. Regular Council Meeting
and Forestry; we’re very fortunate to have Stefan Best, Wildfire Technologist, February 12
teach this course. In the future the course will only be offered through the office 9 a.m. Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)
of the Fire Commissioner. We’re strongly encouraging farmers or anyone else February 18 — Family Day
inclined to assist during a wildfire event to attend this course. The Administration Office, Public Works Shop, Agricultural Service
Board Shop, and Waste Transfer Sites are closed
This 8 hour (one day) classroom course provides the students with the skills and
knowledge to: February 19
9 a.m. Regular Council Meeting
→ size up a grassland wildfire incident;
→ evaluate the potential fire situation; and March 5
→ apply (at the direction of command) safe and effective strategies and tactics 9 a.m. Regular Council Meeting
to contain and extinguish grassland wildfires. March 13
9 a.m. Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)
RSVP Deadline is February 15!
March 13
7 p.m. Annual General Meeting at the Lyalta Community Centre
To reserve your spot, contact:
Lisa Baraniuk at 403-361-2026 or
Agenda packages and minutes are available on the website
More information is available on the events page of our website. under Agendas and Minutes.

Address: 242006 Range Rd 243 Phone: 403-934-3321 Mail: Hwy 1 RR 1, Strathmore, AB, T1P 1J6 Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Friday, February 8 StratThimorePLAYER OF realestatereps
8:00 pm vs Cochrane mes THE GAME
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Sunday, Jan 27 Zach Suntjens Michelle Hayley Christa Carey
Strathmore Family Centre - Gold Arena Eldjarnson Poirier Aleman Rose

FEBRUARY 1, 2019

SPORTS Local curling foursome

focus on teamwork
Times Reporter

The Strathmore and District Curling Club has seen no

shortage of successful teams this year and that includes the
U18 girls Team Molnar who won the Red Deer Bonspiel on
Jan. 6.
Strathmore’s Team Molnar went 2-1 in round robin play
and then won three straight playoff games, including beat-
ing Team Plett 5-3 in the finals.
Team Molnar consists of 17-year-old skip Cheldynn Molnar
and her 15-year-old sister Sydnie Molnar, who plays second,
both of Strathmore, who have been curling together for four
seasons. New this season is third Paige Anweiler, 16, from
Calgary and 15-year-old lead Macey Anderson from Black
It was a tough weekend for the Wheatland Kings, who lost three games, including a 6-3 defeat to the Medicine Hat Cubs
Diamond. According to Cheldynn, the four girls clicked right
on Jan. 26 at the Strathmore Family Centre. The Kings will now travel to High River on Feb. 1, before returning home the away.
following weekend versus Cochrane (Feb. 8, 8 p.m.) and Lomond (Feb. 9, 8 p.m.) to close out the regular season. “We just meshed really well and we knew how to com-
Doug Taylor Photos municate with one another,” she said. “We all went into the
season with the same goals so that helped us.”

Kings struggle near end Cheldynn said the team began by focusing on how to have
fun in what was supposed to be a growing season, while
still having the end goal of making it to provincials. At the

of the season
same time, the team vowed to be more competitive and mo-
A big part of the change in mentality has been coach Andy
Jones who stayed on full time after coaching one event in
the spring of last year. This change has helped lead to more
Times Reporter success for the team.
It was Kruse’s first goal as a King and it tied
“I’ve been doing this for 20 years and I’ve never seen a
the game up at two.
team that just caught on to everything so quickly,” said Jones.
The Strathmore Wheatland Kings lost three Despite the close game, the train went off
“We’re about a year ahead of where I figured we should be.”
in a row on the weekend against some close the track for the Kings late in the third peri-
According to the Molnar sisters, communicating with
divisional rivals. od. It was 3-3 with just over four minutes left
Jones is a two-way street. He doesn’t just order them around,
The Cochrane Generals bested the Kings 5-3 to go when a couple of controversial hits got
he wants to know what their thought process is when mak-
on Jan. 25 in Cochrane, and the Kings then the emotions going for both clubs. The Kings
ing a shot and why they made it, which has helped the girls
dropped a home-and-home series against the couldn’t recover as they took 11 penalties and
learn better.
Medicine Hat Cubs 6-3 on Jan. 26 in Strathmore handed the Cubs three power play goals to
“At the beginning of the season before we had him, we all
and 4-3 on Jan. 27 in Medicine Hat. limp towards the end of the game.
had a pretty good idea of how to do our role individually
With the losses the Kings extended their los- “Normally we can battle through that kind of
and work as a team,” said Sydnie. “But he’s really taught us
ing streak to four games. stuff,” said Williams. “Tonight I felt it was taken
to work better together and honestly taught us how we can
“It’s a competitive league and guys want to a little overboard.”
win,” said Kings assistant coach Chris Williams. The Kings went into the next game with
As the season progressed, the aim of making it to pro-
“When things aren’t going your way, obviously revenge on their minds but lost in Medicine
vincials became more of an expectation rather than a goal.
it’s frustrating; but when they are going your Hat while the fans got a preview of a potential
Provincials will be an uphill battle for the club because they
way you’re a happy camper.” playoff matchup between the clubs. The Kings
fall on the younger side of their division.
The Kings best chance for victory came at are in fifth place with 33 points and the Cubs
“I was impressed that they set that goal at our goal-setting
home in their first matchup against the Cubs. are in fourth place with 37 points.
session (at the start of the season),” said Jones. “I thought it
The Kings fell behind 2-0 in the first eight min- “Strathmore is a hard-working team and we
might be a stretch goal but now we don’t think it’s so much
utes of the first period. Kings forward Rylee have to match that,” said Cubs head coach JD
of a stretch goal.”
Hebert cut the deficit in half when he banged Gaetan. “I think over the last few years we’ve
Expenses have been a challenge for the team this year,
home a rebound off a point shot from Kings created a nice rivalry with these guys.”
and so they’ve reached out to local and out-of-town busi-
defenceman A.J. Kusu. The Generals beat the Kings for the third
nesses for support. According to Mike Molnar, dad of Chel-
The second period was a tight checking de- time this season to remain perfect in the sea-
dynn and Sydnie, expenses run about $12,000 to $15,000.
fensive chess match between the two clubs. son series and outscored their opponents 17-
“All four girls love this sport. They have a real passion for
The only shot that found its way behind a goal- 11 in those games.
it, and they look forward to every bonspiel, every game and
ie was a bomb from the blueline, from Kings It will be a quieter weekend for the Kings
every practice,” he said. “It’s a small price to pay for having
defender Chase Clayton whose shot was tipped with only one game on Feb. 1 against the High
your kids out of trouble and enjoying something.”
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Chiefs struggle to find the back of the net

A peewee team’s offense was on full attack with five players
scoring at least four points and another six getting at least
one point.
BRADY GROVE The offense continued but they couldn’t outscore the Foot-
Times Reporter hills Bisons, who beat the Braves 8-7 in Blackie on Jan. 27.
The Braves had moved into a tie for fourth place with the
The Wheatland Chiefs came up just Okotoks Oilers Green with both teams having 30 points, but
short in two close games over the week- the Braves have two games in hand.
end. The Braves will only hit the ice once next weekend, against
The local double-A midget team lost Red Deer Parkland on Feb. 2 in Red Deer.
2-0 against the CBHA Rangers on Jan.
26 in Strathmore, and couldn’t complete
the comeback against the Okotoks Oil-
ers, losing 5-4 on Jan. 27 in Okotoks.
“It’s been a really tight league this
Pass the Salt
year. It’s anybody’s game right now,” WATER INTO WINE gather that the disciples knew
said Chiefs head coach Matt Gregory. The CBHA Rangers shut out the Chiefs 2-0 on Jan. 26. Chiefs power for- Near the end of the Gospel of what Jesus had done in turning
“It’s going to sound cliché, but if we ward Stran Redcrow bulldogged his way through the Rangers defenders but John we find something of a water into wine, and the text tells
play a full 60 minutes of hockey we are wasn’t able to find the back of the net. Brady Grove Photo purpose statement for the book: us that the servants knew. Likely
probably going to win.” “Now Jesus did many other signs Mary knew, but beyond that, the
in the presence of his disciples, whole thing seems to have been
It was a good defensive game against within one but ran out of time. Drew Dovichak got the start
which are not written in this unnoticed by anyone. The text
the Rangers but the Chiefs struggled to for the Chiefs and made 22 saves in the defeat. book. But these are written so tells us that the chief steward,
score despite the relatively even shots The Chiefs are riding a three-game losing streak and hold that you may come to believe that who tasted the water-turned-
at 28-24 in favour of the Rangers. a record of 10-13-2 and sit in fifth place in the heavy south the Messiah, the Son of God, is wine and marveled at its quality,
“We get lots of shots but we need to conference. The Chiefs will hit the road to face the Bow Val- Jesus, and that through believing did not know where the wine
find a way to manufacture some goals,” ley Timberwolves on Feb. 1 and then return for a home game you may have life in his name.” came from.
said Gregory. at Hussar on Feb. 2 against the Lethbridge Hurricane Hounds. The first of those signs, John Revealing his glory, then, is not
The power play didn’t help the Chiefs says, lies in what Jesus did at about Jesus showing off as a
as they went 0 for 5 in the game and WARRIORS WINNING STREAK ENDS AT 17 a wedding in Cana of Galilee, in great worker of the marvelous –
gave up both goals against while killing The Wheatland Warriors stunning, nearly season-long win- response to his mother reporting it’s not about provoking awe and
a penalty. Chiefs goalie Landen Bras- ning streak was ended by divisional opponent the Medicine to him that the wine had run out. wonder in his audience. Jesus
When we talk of water being would clearly never be invited to
sard made 22 saves in the loss. Hat Hounds 3-1 in Medicine Hat on Jan. 26.
turned into wine, the word join The Illusionists who recently
“I think we probably deserved a bit The local double-A bantam team bounced back the next “miracle” is usually not far performed in Calgary – he just
better of a fate against the Rangers,” night and beat the Bow Valley Timberwolves 3-2 at the Strath- away. But miracle is not John’s wasn’t enough of a showman.
said Gregory. “I thought our effort was more Family Centre to make 18 wins in 19 games. word – he never uses it. What’s Spectacle is fun, but it’s short-
pretty solid all the way through.” The Warriors will get a chance to start a new winning important to John is not that lived and not what Jesus is
The Oilers led the Chiefs 2-1 after the streak on Feb. 1 against the Red Deer Ramada in Hussar. The what Jesus does is miraculous. after. Jesus is after belief, not
first period the next night and sniped Warriors will make the drive north to face off against the Red What’s important is that it is a awe. Because it is belief, trust,
in three more in the second period. Deer Steel Kings on Feb. 2 and then return to Hussar to play sign – something that points faith that leads to life – real,
According to Gregory, the Chiefs took the Taber Golden Suns on Feb. 3. beyond itself to something else, solid, enduring life that lasts
the second period off and the Oilers something more important. For and cannot be overcome by any
BRAVES SCORE 21 GOALS BUT ONLY GET TWO POINTS John, the events at Cana are the adversity, not even by death. You
capitalized, taking a four-goal lead. The
first of a series of signs through see, turning water into wine is
Chiefs got their game together in the The Wheatland Braves sank the Chestermere Lakers 14-1
which Jesus revealed his glory more than just a miracle. It is a
third and scored three goals to draw on Jan. 25 at the Strathmore Family Centre. The local double- and his disciples believed in him. sign pointing to something more:
One curious thing about this turning death into life.
Falcons beat Tigers for bronze revelation of glory, is just how
little fanfare accompanied it; Rev. Malcolm Kern, Priest
BRADY GROVE Smith praised the staff who how little attention it drew. We St. Michael & All Angels Anglican
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Thank You
The Strathmore Lions Celebration of Lights Christmas Park committee
would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who
participated and attended this year’s
The Calgary Fire beat the Rocky Mountain Raiders 4-2 on Jan. 26 in Strathmore in a female’s midget
The event was held at the Strathmore and District Agricultural Society grounds AAA matchup. Gritty defenceman Natalie Funk (r), looks to control her opponent’s stick in the second
on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Our community has once again shown period. Brady Grove Photo
amazing support of our event with over 1,500 people in attendance.

Strathmore Lions Club, Town of Strathmore
Strathmmore & District Ag Society, Domino’s Pizza Fire burn Raiders
Eagle Lake Nurseries, Formulas For Business, Fortis Alberta BRADY GROVE “We’ve worked on our five versus
Home Hardware, McNeill’s Inc, Phoenix Signs, Remax Times Reporter three penalty kill and I was just hop-
ing for execution,” said Fire head coach
Sobeys , Strathmore Times , Wheatland Society of Arts The Calgary Fire beat the Rocky Terry Johnson. “I thought if we execut-
Mountain Raiders 4-2 at the Strathmore ed the way we did in practice we would
WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE Family Centre on Jan. 26 in a female’s be in good shape.”
AND BUSINESSES WHO HELPED MAKE THE EVENING midget AAA regular season game. The Raiders fired pucks from every-
The game featured local 16-year-old where but couldn’t tie it up as the Fire
AN EVEN GREATER SUCCESS: Natalie Funk on left defense for the goalie stood on her head and got the
Ace Custom Sewing, ATB, Back Street Productions, Raiders and also gave some female help she needed from her defender.
Calgary Fasteners & Tools, players from the Strathmore Minor The Raiders even pulled the goalie af-
École Brentwood Elementary School Senior Choir, Hockey Association (SMHA) a chance ter the power play for one final rush,
to see some high-level hockey. but it didn’t pay off as the Fire scored
Ember Resources, FireWorks Factory, Grant Hardwood, Gray’s Ltd. “It was really cool, I had some friends on the empty net to insure the win. The
Graydon Pease Choicevoice, Hammer Hill Stables, Humptys who came out and watched,” said Funk. Fire ended up outshooting the Raiders
Image Works Photography, Jody Balson DJ Services “The little girls were really excited and 35-28 but the Raiders made a strong at-
Kee Bee Propane, Kimberley & Jeff Sharkey-Thompson it was cool to see them and to get them tempt at a comeback in the final pe-
some exposure to the higher levels.” riod.
M&M Food Market, Pet Valu, Pro Water Systems, Real Estate Reps, Funk is a multisport athlete and plays Raiders head coach Dustin Borbandy
Royal Canadian Legion #10, Scrubs Grooming, lots of sports including basketball, fast- had nothing but positive things to say
Strathmore Children’s Choir, Village Voices Carolling, ball and track events. She hasn’t spe- about Funk’s performance for the Raid-
Re/Max – Calgary & Area Re/Max Realtors, Wheatland Quilters, cialized in any specific sport yet but ers this season and put her out during
suspects she will make a decision in the the final five-on-three push.
Katy’s Consignment, Kristina Kreations, near future. Funk is an honours student “She’s very hard on herself and she
Miriam Ostermann Photography, Station Restaurant as well and really enjoys the science wants to be perfect,” said Borbandy.
Studio 86 Tanning, Rocky’s subjects. She admits it can be tough to “She’s always competing and striving to
Numerous Volunteers that spent countless hours at the Park manage sports and school, with home- be the best so she brings a character-
work sometimes being done in the car. istic that other girls like to feed off of.”
Funk has played hockey since she The game between the Fire and Raid-
THANK YOU TO ALL THE SPECIAL PEOPLE WHO “VOLUNTEER” was five and described herself as a ers was an opportunity for young fe-
THEIR TIME AND SKILLS PREPARING FOR OPENING NIGHT AS THESE gritty stay-at-home defense who tries male players aged four to 10 in the
ARE ALL UNPAID VOLUNTEERS WHO PUT IN COUNTLESS HOURS to protect her zone and teammates. She SMHA system to come and watch the
isn’t limited to just the defensive side of older girls play. The SMHA players
EACH YEAR BUILDING DISPLAYS, FUNDRAISING AND participated in a skating relay during
the puck, however, as she saw a lot of
PROMOTING THIS WONDERFUL PARK. power play time against the Fire where the first and second intermission and
she operated as a quarterback, moving a meet and greet with the Raiders after
We truly apologize if we have missed anyone. This park would not be the the puck to her teammates and keep- the game.
ing it in the offensive zone for another SMHA female director Kim Wassing
success it is without all of the help and contributions we receive. wanted to showcase to players and res-
chance to score.
The first period was a back-and-forth idents in the community what high lev-
Strathmore Lions with both sides taking turns on the of-
fensive attack. The goalies were sharp
el female hockey looks like and where
they can go.

CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS and remained perfect, turning aside all

18 shots thrown their way. However,
the Fire wasn’t content with an even
“There are some very talented female
athletes that have goals and ambitions
to play elite hockey, play in the NWHL,
game and came out guns blazing in the play for Team Canada,” said Wassing.
THANK YOU TO OUR CASH, GIFT CERTIFICATE second. They scored the game’s first “It’s great hockey and I would like to
AND PRODUCT DONATORS AND BUSINESSES: goal in seven seconds after winning the see the fan base grow.”
faceoff. Wassing is no stranger to the chal-
Fieldstone Fruit Wines, Pet Valu, Aspen Crossing, Strathmore Motor The Raiders countered while short- lenges many female hockey players
Products, Town of Strathmore Aquatic Centre, Strathmore Travelodge, handed by blocking a shot and taking face and grew up playing against boys.
Tractorland, Roadhouse Restaurant, Humpty’s Restaurant, it all the way to the other end, sneak- Once female players hit a certain age
Strathmore Value Drug Mart, Dominos Pizza, The Red Carrot, ing a shot through to tie it up with 13 they usually move from a male-domi-
minutes left in the second. After being nated team and league to a female spe-
Millenium Hair Studio, Kranks Gourmet Jellies, scored on, the Fire didn’t give the Raid- cific, but there weren’t many options
Strathmore and District Ag. Society, Debbie Murray/CIR Realty, ers much and were outshooting them available when Wassing was playing.
Hayley Poirier/Real Estate REPs, NuVision Industries. 27-13, adding one more goal before the “At the age of 15 a couple of us trav-
period ended. eled as far Olds just to play on a female
The power play was a huge factor in team,” said Wassing.
the third period. The Fire scored their There are currently over 100 female
third goal on a low sizzling point shot players in the SMHA system and Was-
that beat the Raiders goalie five-hole. sing is going to continue to promote

The Raiders responded with a beautiful that side of the game with a goal of
backdoor pass from the point for the having a female elite program based
easy tap-in. But it all came down to a in Strathmore in the future. Funk said
Sponsored by STRATHMORE
full five-on-three for the Raiders with it would be really hard to turn down
only a few minutes remaining. playing for a hometown team.
February 1, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 17
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functioning of the 5 for Life Early Childhood Committee, including a requirement. Applicants must possess a
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• Provide program development with a focus on ages 0 to 5 years in
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