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CERB project
funding discussed
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Wheatland County’s Community Enhancement Regional

Board (CERB) asked for direction and approval from Wheat-
land County council on several community projects.
Eggcellent event The CERB fund was developed in 2012, to assist qualify-
ing non-profit organizations with operations and services
financial aid.
Page 15 “Annually the CERB board meets to review, evaluate,
prioritize and decide the distribution of funding set aside
in the community enhancement reserve,” said CERB chair,
Marcy Field.
In the last seven years, the board has distributed
$3,227,455.09 to community projects on behalf of Wheat-
land County.
This year 58 applications were reviewed, and the board
recommended council fund 49 projects. Nine applications
were declined (the complete list of disbursements can be
Wonderful walk viewed under the Wheatland County April 16 agenda, Page
Field said this year the board worked on upgrading some
of the application forms and simplifying the application
There was a motion approved that an $8,000 request by
the Strathmore and Wheatland County Handi-Bus be re-
moved from the list of approved applicants. Councillor Ja-
son Wilson sits on the Strathmore and Wheatland County
Handi-Bus Society board and he stated they have a large
reserve of funds this year.
There were a few particular requests that needed coun-
cil direction, because they were projects located on county
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we are expecting our ratepayers to come hat in hand to get
Look on Page 8 + 20 for something,” said Councillor Tom Ikert. “Our hamlets should
Town of Strathmore not have to do the same thing that everybody else does.”
Municipal Notices He suggested that at a later date a policy discussion take
place regarding funding received for ratepayer’s projects
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May 3 - May 9, 2019

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Children aged one to 12 took part in the Macaroni Kid Glow in the Dark Eas- Monday night
ter Egg Hunt at Hope Community Covenant Church on April 19. The event
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Calgary-based duo GhostBoy and Calgary tenor Leon Le-
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According to Denis Dufresne, who makes up the Ghost-
Boy duo with Aaron Young, the band’s sound “comes from a
mix of all the genres we’ve made music in, primarily country Strathmore
music, but there are hints of rock, jazz, classical and roots in
there as well,” he noted. “We’ve been very fortunate to make Aaron Young (left) and Denis Dufresne make up the country duo GhostBoy. Denture Clinic
music all over the world and even with some of our heroes.”
Dufresne said the name GhostBoy comes from the fact
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based in Calgary. He also toured North America and Asia as “The country roots sound is a new music genre for us
front man for roots group PEAR, and has been a side man (Arts on 817),” Steeves said. “The concert will be very enter-
and session player for many country, folk and rock acts. taining and high energy, a great way to end Season 2 and
The other half of GhostBoy, Aaron Young, is a composer, launch Season 3.”
singer and songwriter, and is known as one of Canada’s GhostBoy featuring Leon Leontaridis goes on Friday, May
top guitarists with a strong background in roots/fingerstyle, 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Strathmore United Church. For more
folk, blues, country, rock and jazz music. By the time Young information or for tickets, contact Linda at 403-901-2797 or
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bert, Sask., Young was also part of world music group Bar- ing to Steeves, the season will “celebrate local and emerging
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Public hearing rescheduled

SHARON MCLEAY concerns for the area. If a property had a past compliance,
Times Contributor
One letter asks for a closer review of the area structure it will not necessarily be considered
plan (ASP), input from the Calgary Metropolitan Region valid for the new review.
On April 16, Wheatland County staff brought information Board, piped water and sewer infrastructure for the area,
forward for council consideration, concerning commercial storm water management issues and proposals for transpor- WHEATLAND COUNTY SHAVES
properties in the West Wheatland Highway 1 Industrial Park. tation accesses to Highway 1. BUDGET
Council rescheduled the public hearing until May 21 so “With all these issues hanging in the air, we look with Wheatland County staff presented
that adjacent landowner notifications could be circulated, interest to understand how the county council will view the $670,000 of savings to the 2019 budget
which is required under the land use bylaw. overall West Highway 1 ASP, when considering the appli- that they gleaned from a review of var-
Three landowners have already sent in letters about their cants submission,” stated Pervez Nasim, president of AFIN ious departments areas. They looked
Investments Ltd. at investments, the contingency plans,
Two submissions questioned adding commercial busi- administration and human resourc-
Strathmore Legion Branch #10 NEWS nesses to the area. They felt the changes did not reflect the
county’s stance on the preservation of farmland. They ques-
es, training and education, road and
bridges, fire services, water and waste
By Irene Knappe. For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119 tioned whether measures would be imposed to curtail in- water, and contracted services.
• NEVADA PULL TICKETS will once again be available beginning May 1st. creased noise and light pollution, excess garbage left in the “We think they are pretty straight-
• CHASE THE ACE is back this Friday, May 3rd, from 6-8 pm with the draw being at area and increases to traffic flow. They strongly objected to forward and we are comfortable with
8:45. The pot is now at $1,012.50!! Don’t know about you, but that would sure look good
in my bank account!!
passing extra commercial development before storm water those. As the year goes along, if areas
• THERE IS NO GENERAL MEETING IN APRIL!! and flooding issues are resolved, because those issues are arise that we feel are in jeopardy, we
• Every Wednesday: BINGO!!! Doors open to players at 5 pm, purchasing of cards currently affecting adjacent landowners. will let you know and bring it back
begins at 5:30, nickel bingo begins at 6:15. Bingo usually ends around 9:15 or 9:30. Chef “The parks owners, or Wheatland County, have not been
Pat always has a delicious special every bingo night, at a very reasonable price!
to council,” said Alan Parkin, chief
• Saturday, May 4th: SHOOT FOR THE TROOPS (darts). Don’t forget your silent held accountable in the past, for their promises, with regard administrative officer with Wheatland
auction items! If you have something you would like to donate, please bring your item(s) to to limiting impact and we would appreciate your support County.
the Legion, with your name attached to it for recognition of your donation to this wonderful in giving us the recourse to be protected, while allowing Council approved the reductions to
cause for our Veterans! The last day for donating will be Friday, May 3rd. I thank you in
advance for your contribution(s).
Wheatland County and its current owners to develop this the budget and the new tax rate will be
• Saturday, May 11th: STEAK AND LOBSTER NIGHT at 6 pm. A few tickets are still property,” wrote Eldon and Heather Culshaw. based on the revised budget amount.
available. Steak and Lobster: $45.00. Steak only: $20.00. Lobster only: $25.00. All the “I support the motion. I am glad we
trimmings are included, and be sure to bring your own lobster crackers. Which reminds SUBSIDY DENIED FOR LOCAL LIBRARIES
could easily find this kind of reduction,
• Tuesday, May 14th: EXECUTIVE MEETING at 7 pm. Wheatland County denied funding $45,765 to the various as hard times are coming for people,”
• Friday, May 24th: 8 pm, DUELING PIANOS WITH BURN N MAHN. An audience Wheatland County libraries from the county library reserve said Councillor Scott Klassen.
request show: you pick the songs and they play them. Tickets: $25.00 per person, fund. This money was not part of the funding allotted to
available at the bar. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door!!!!
• Don’t forget our housebound Veterans and other members who would appreciate
Marigold Library System. It was originally created to help SETTING ADVOCACY PRIORITIES
the occasional visit bringing a nice tray of goodies. Their names can be found on the white the smaller libraries with staffing, building maintenance and The Calgary Metropolitan Region
board, inside, next to the main entrance of the Legion. Also, on the bar counter you may see utility costs. There are 1,851 library card holders in Wheat- Board (CMRB) Advocacy Committee
a card, whether it be for sympathy or illness, for a member or a member’s family member, land County. has asked regional member represen-
for you to sign to wish that person well or show your sympathy. Having been a recipient of
several such cards, I can truly say how wonderful they are to receive. So, do take a minute tatives to go back to their areas and
to check it out, sign the card, put your 50 cents in and sign your name at the snowball, and COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION compile a list of priority issues to
you’re good to go! Wheatland County will now require a certificate of com- bring to the committee. However, sev-
OUR MISSION IS TO SERVE VETERANS, WHICH INCLUDES SERVING MILITARY AND RCMP pliance from applicants making upgrades to their proper- eral suggestions offered by Wheatland
ties. The certification requires two original copies (not pho- County council were discouraged by
THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD. AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS tocopies, scans or faxes) of the real property report (RPR). Reeve Amber Link who represents the
CONDEMN. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. The RPR needs to be prepared by a licensed Alberta land county on this committee.
surveyor, whose license will be confirmed by county staff. She said not all issues will be consid-
“It is meant to be a snapshot in time when the survey is ered as it was too difficult to achieve
Thought for done, so that is what we look at to determine if it is compli- consensus for some issues and other
the Week ant or not,” said Megan Williams, Wheatland County planner. issues will be covered under other
~ The report has to be done within a two-year deadline, pri- committee plans.
HOPE - is seen or to the date of application, and needs to identify all build- “Because this advocacy committee
ings and structures on the property and identify setbacks. will be representing the entire CMRB
in a sprig that With payment of fees, which is currently about $75, and municipalities … it will have to be
shoots up from the corresponding paperwork, staff will review that devel- something that all 10 municipalities
the crevice of opment permits are in place and validate that the upgrades can agree on.”
comply with Wheatland County land use bylaw. Wheatland Councillor Scott Klassen suggested
a sun-dried County staff will then send a letter to applicants confirming determining a timeline for the trans-
rock, proving or denying the certification, and listing missing or additional portation corridors, specifically the
criteria that are needed for compliance. Non-conforming use Highway 1 re-development. Link said
the water of life and variance requests will be done with the development the committee has deferred talks on
within. permit process. storm water management, pending a
release of a plan from the province.
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The Standard Municipal Library hosted the third annual Not
Your Standard Mother’s Day Market at the Standard Com-
munity Hall on April 27 with approximately 30 vendors sell-
ing unique art, homemade items and artisan wares. Kris Hinz
(top, l-r) of Enjoy the Journey sells homemade items with the
help of Cassidy Hinz and Reese Bogusky. Karin and Ron Arm- Heading into spring
strong of Yard Art by Ron sell their homemade metal art made Many vendors set up their tables during the annual Spring
out of railway ties, cutlery and other pieces of metal. Fling Market at the Strathmore Civic Centre on April 14.
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Working with our neighbours

To the Editor for many years. We can’t, however, forget that in the
I’ve lived and taught in Strathmore for almost 36 past, this province also ripped apart First Nations
years. In the past nine years, I was a town councillor families to send them to segregated schools where
while I taught, and more recently, I was elected may- kids were often abused. It’s no wonder that some Sik-
or. The reason that I chose to stay here is because of sika adults mistrust. North American culture has also
the people. I’ve always felt that Strathmore people are recently changed, and strong, negative feelings said
down to earth, hard-working, and always willing to “out loud and proud” have become more common.
help others. I’ve even seen first-hand just how caring Add to this, Facebook, where it’s easy to type toxic
our people are, such as when the powerful blizzard things that a person would not say right to another,
hit in January 2011. Many, many residents stepped up and the recipe for racism is set. Again, I want to em-
to help rescue stranded travellers and provide emer- phatically state that I believe prejudiced actions have
gency services on the highways, and others helped been done by only a fraction of Strathmore’s popula-
feed and care for these folks in gyms across town. tion. However, I also don’t think that if we’re in the
There is a great deal of real goodness in our residents. “comfortable majority,” we should dismiss the fears
That’s why this letter is so hard for me. We’ve re- of our minorities. If our Siksika neighbours are wor-
cently had a very rare murder that had its beginnings ried about coming to Strathmore, we as its residents
in a local pub. A First Nations young man, who was should work to fix this.
educated here in town and played hockey in our com- I never expected so much controversy in my term
munity, was shot and killed. I have no real knowledge as your mayor. However, snow removal and compost
about the actual killing, but I have been told by family odours pale in comparison to a murder. Coupled with
members of the victim and survivors that racial com- the loss of a good, young man, Siksika people are
ments were directed at them throughout the evening. scared. I can’t face my wife, my kids and new grand-
I understand readers might feel that “you weren’t son, and not try to improve things. Siksika residents
there,” or “how do you know,” or even “there are two are our neighbours, our kids’ and grandkids’ class-
sides to every issue.” However, we have a dead First mates, they drive our local economies, and they are
Nations young man and actual accounts from people at their most vulnerable right now. In these coming
who were there. weeks, our two united councils will find strategies to
In addition, Strathmore and Siksika councils have bring our cultures closer together. Strathmore can be-
met regarding the killing, and I have heard first-hand come a beacon to shine on the right things to do, and
from these leaders that Siksika residents have faced I feel we can be trailblazers in racial equality. We all
examples of racism right here in Strathmore. From have the chance to take a horrible act like a murder
comments at a sales till, being followed in stores, and have it lead to something bigger and greater than
things being called out to them at gas stations, to ourselves. Something good has to come from this, and
things posted on some Facebook pages, Siksika resi- this is the right time for real change. I do have hope
dents feel threatened. It’s easy for us to feel this is for Siksika and Strathmore’s various cultures coming
overblown or that it’s not happening. However, until together. I have that hope because Siksika’s people
we can admit that racism is here – and due to the were so welcoming to (Strathmore town) Councillor
recent murder, our neighbours now worry about com- Denise Peterson and myself at Kristian’s funeral. I
ing to Strathmore – we can’t improve. have hope because I saw the many Strathmore grads,
This is not to say that I think racism is rampant in hockey teammates, coaches and parents who came to
Strathmore. On the contrary, I believe the vast major- pay their respect and love to Kristian. I will leave you
ity of Strathmore people are amazing people and ac- with a quote from Martin Luther King who said, “The
cepting of all cultures! In fact, we have many, many time is always right to do what’s right.” I believe now
international students of various ages and cultures in is Strathmore’s time.
our town schools. Pat Fule
Siksika parents have sent their kids to our schools Mayor, Town of Strathmore

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Goodies for
mom at the
Students from Holy Cross market
Collegiate participated Despite a poor weather
in a 25 hour famine to forecast, many came
raise money for missions out to annual Farmers
April 12-13. The students Market Mother’s Day
spent the evening in vari- Craft Fair at the Civic
ous activities including Centre on April 27. The
times for prayer, games centre was filled with
and gym time. They local artisans selling
woke in the morning to a their wares. Grand-
breakfast feast provided daughter Bethany Wi-
by staff, parents and vol- ley (l-r) helps Moira Wi-
unteers. They raised just ley with her new-found
over $2,700 for missions. love of pottery.
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Developing a master plan

Times Contributor at this. I think we should start small fire board bylaw passed third reading County staff felt the bylaw should be
and build up,” he noted. by council also on April 16. The plan adjusted to allow permitted tri-drive
Wheatland County council agreed on Staff said the plan could be devel- is to appoint two public members to truck and trailers on county roads with
April 16 that staff develop the Open oped internally, but it would probably the fire board within 30 days, so the the heavier loads. This lets trucks haul
Space, Recreational and Culture Master take longer to achieve a final plan. board can have a full roster and begin more in fewer trips.
Plan. Councillor Jason Wilson wanted a meetings. “We been discovering that many rate-
In 2015, a needs assessment was comparison of what could be done payers, and the industry, in our area
done by consulting stakeholders. It will by a tendered company versus an in- ALLOWING TRI-DRIVE TRUCKS and outside the area are purchasing
be used as a foundation for the new house developed document. AND TRAILERS IN COUNTY these,” said Kris Permann, Wheatland
master plan. The plan will develop a Council requested staff bring infor- In 2003, provincial regulation was County peace officer. “We are looking
strategic guide that can be used for mation back at a later date. given for tri-drive trucks on Alberta for consistency and to assist our rate-
council deliberations from 2019-2029. roads, hauling up to a weight limit payers.”
Councillor Scott Klassen asked if the FIRE BUSINESS of 21,000 kilograms (kg). Wheatland The Wheatland County tri-drive truck
plan could be developed internally by Phil Faubion and Malcom McKinnon County adopted that guideline. The bylaw and specifications can be viewed
Wheatland County. “My thoughts are were accepted as additional fire guard- province has been permitting tri-drives under the Wheatland County Apr. 16
that there are groups out there looking ians, by county council on April 16. The to haul up to 23,000 kg. agenda, starting at Page 78-85.

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Meals on Wheels For more information call 403-901-3175. We offer English(ESL), French, German, Spanish and
Available in Strathmore. For information or to obtain Strathmore District Health Services Auxiliary Korean, but are open to other languages. This is a
this service call 403-324-0655. Meetings are held the 4th Monday of the month at 1:30 free group and we have different themes every week.
Parkinson Association of Alberta Support p.m. (excluding July & August). Lower level conference We meet every Tuesday at 7:30pm in the Strathmore
Group room at the Strathmore Hospital. New members Library
Individuals with PD, care partners, family members and welcome. For more info please call 403-934-4436 Strathmore Lions Club
friends are all welcome! Strathmore Elks Lodge #491 Meets the first and third Thursdays at the Strathmore
Learn up-to-date information on Parkinson’s, share Meets 3rd Tuesday at the Strathmore Curling Club Civic Centre at 6:45 p.m.
tips, resources, make new friends, gain knowledge and at 6:30 p.m. Steak Supper at 7 p.m. New members Strathmore Masonic Lodge #53
get the support you need. welcome. Call Greg 403-888-6155. Meets the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Call
When: 1st Thursday of each month beginning in Strathmore Full Gospel Church Glen at 403-901-6038. Website: www.strathmore53.
February. Time: 1:30 – 3:00 PM Location: Hope We’re a Pentecostal bible-based family church that has com
Community Covenant Church (245 Brent Blvd, something for all ages. Call 934-2225 or visit www. Strathmore Musical Arts Society
Strathmore). Call 403-243-9901 to register. Love music and musicians and have a special soft spot
Royal Canadian Legion Strathmore Fun Runners Car Club for the Blues? Be a part of this group. Call 403-680-
For information regarding hall rentals, darts and crib. Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month. New members 7721 to get on our phone or email list, and notifications
Please call 403-934-5119 welcome! Please call Todd at 403-934-0558 or Shawn about meetings and upcoming events.
Seventh-day Adventist Church at 403-901-9303 for info. Strathmore Parent & Tot Playgroup
Meeting in the Lord of All Lutheran Church at 112 Strathmore FASD Parent Support Group Meets every Monday at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the
Lakeside Blvd, Strathmore. Saturday morning at 10:00 At Strathmore United Church. For more info call Pam Strathmore United Church Basement.
a.m. Pastor Donald Pierre, phone 587-227-6956. 403-652-4776. Strathmore Parent Link
Sewing/Quilting Workshops Strathmore Homeschool Families FREE fun programs, supports, information sessions
The 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. We Any Strathmore and area familes that are homeschooling & resources to anyone from Strathmore and the
meet at the Strathmore Ag Grounds, Red Quonset. are invited to join our Yahoo Group. www.groups. surrounding areas with children 0-6 years old (siblings
New Members welcome. Contact Wendy 901-3756. welcome). Drop-in to our playroom to see what is
Standard Municipal Library Strathmore Hand in Hand Parent Link available! Program calendar online atstrathmorelibrary.
Teen Zone 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Mondays. Marvel Mondays Did you know – Strathmore Parent Link has free ca/parentlink or call 403.983.0076.
3:30 p.m., on Monday a month. Movie Matinee every programming for kids 0-6 and their caregivers in Strathmore Regional Victim Services Society
Tuesday 3:30 p.m. Minute 2 Win It, Tween Time; Just Strathmore, Wheatland County & Area? Also, we (SRVSS)
Cook It; Pictionary with Prizes on Wednesdays. Wii & have information and resources, education and SRVSS is looking for men and women interested
Board Games Days; Story & Craftivity Saturdays. assistance related to parenting. Find information on in becoming front line victim advocates to provide
Strathmore Country Gardens Club or call 403-983-0076. support, information and referrals to victims of crime
Meetings at least once per month. For more information Strathmore Ladies Curling League or tragedy. If you are interested in volunteering please
visit is every Tuesday evening starting October 16. Sign contact the Program Coordinator at the Strathmore
or phone Linda Pekrul 403-901-0017. up as a team or an individual. Email sccladiesleague@ RCMP Detachment at 403-934-6552. Website: www.
Strathmore & District Agricultural Society for more information.

If you are a non-profit group and have a special event you would like to promote contact us! Space restrictions mean keep info to a minimum.

Want to add or update your community group or event information?

Please call 403-934-5589 or email your changes to
May 3, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 7

New government sworn in

Premier Jason Kenney (front, middle), Chestermere-Strathmore MLA Leela Aheer (front, fourth from
right) and the rest of the newly formed Cabinet were sworn in at Government House, in Edmonton on
April 30. Aheer was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism & Status of Women.
Photo Courtesy of the Alberta Governement


Plenty of amenities right here in Strathmore

To the Editor have just about everything here we need.
Strathmore is a town with plenty of Dining and shopping local is fantastic for
amenities for the people that live here and our local economy; people need to keep
the surrounding areas – with everything shopping here to keep our economy
they may need or want without having to growing and it becomes more personal as
go to the city of Calgary. the owners appreciate it and you as you
This town has a variety of banks and took your time to visit their business and
schools, a wide assortment of restau- this way we can make a friend.
rants, a variety of grocery stores to choose Also, look at the weather this past
from; we even have gyms for working weekend, the highway was awful and if it
out as well as plenty of sports activities, wasn’t an emergency to have to go to the
gift shops, bakeries and nice quaint cafes, city, Strathmore had just what you needed.
pawn shops, consignment stores, a legion With all this being said, I can’t help but
and our churches of every religion. love this town and all the amenities it has
Now don’t get me wrong, we do have to offer. This is just my opinion. Thanks
to go to the city to see certain specialists for reading.
and to buy a variety of furniture and little Connie Greene
things like that. But for the most part, we Strathmore

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Join the community of Strathmore and all of Canada in celebrating 52 Years of
Canadian Pride by making our streets, parks, rivers, lakes, and wilderness

EVENT! New Recreation
Next Regular May 4, 2019 On MAY 1, 2019, the Town of
Council Meeting: Strathmore officially launched
the new recreation software.
May 15th, 2019 FREE LUNCH & PRIZES TO FOLLOW!! Searching, registering and paying
for recreation programs and
Contact Lauren at the Town of Strathmore at 403-934-4697, or email booking facilities is easier than
ever. All current recreation users
Next Committee and new users must create a
new recreation account to access
of the Whole services. For information on how to
Meeting: create your new account visit:
May 8th, 2019
680 Westchester Road, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J1 • 403-934-3133 • Office Hours: M - F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
May 3, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 9

Magical night
HOB’s Hobbies hosted the pre-release on April
26 of the latest set of Magic: the Gathering cards
called “War of the Spark,” which officially re-
leases in May. Twenty-four players from all over
the county (and Calgary) came to the store at
midnight on Friday and again in smaller numbers
throughout the weekend. A collectible card strat-
Rural crime watch meet
egy game, Magic is a duel between wizards sim-
ulated through the use of decks of cards. In the
The Wheatland and District Rural Crime Watch
weekend event players received a limited number
Association held a meeting on April 18 with guest
of random cards from the new set to design a
deck with, creating a test of problem-solving and
speaker Bow River MP Martin Shields speaking BUY
on crime in Alberta from a federal perspective. An
strategy skills. The winner of the large midnight
RCMP officer and Community Peace Officer also
event was Mitchell Aschenbrenner.
gave reports.
Photo Courtesy of John Hilton-O’Brien Miriam Ostermann Photo


19 44

Art Smart
Shelly-Ann Morgan and Ben DeJong, Theatre Foundations students at Rosebud School of the Arts,
examined the visual art they and their classmates exhibited at a pop-up art gallery on Friday, April 26 at
Studio East in Rosebud. Seven first-year students compiled the exhibit of about 100 works of charcoal
work, gesture drawings, paintings, photography and videography, which they’d created throughout the
school year under the instruction of Randall Wiebe and Jordan Cutbill.
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Wheatland County Council Chambers May 21, 2019, at 9 a.m.
Wheatland County will consider the following applications for
Public Hearing at the regular Council meeting on
Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
The following public hearings begin at 9 a.m. and proceed until all
applications have been heard:
Bylaw #: 2019-03
Legal Description: SW-20-24-25-W4M
Proposal: To redesignate +/ - 5 acres from agricultural district
to country residential district to facilitate a future subdivision.

Bylaw #: 2019-11
Legal Description: W est Highw ay 1 Area Structure P lan;
South of Highway 1
Proposal: Am end the W est Highw ay 1 Area Structure P lan
Bylaw No. 2006-05 (WH1ASP), to include Primary Commercial as a
use within the Origins Business Park Area, to add Map B outlining
the Origins Business Park Area, and to make additional amend-
ments to make the whole of the WH1ASP consistent with the
aforementioned additions.
Bylaw #: 2017-40
Legal Description: SE-23-25-21-W4M
Proposal: To redesignate 156.77 acres from Agricultural
General (AG) to Direct Control (DC) District for the purposes of the
existing and future uses of the Standard Colony. Roadside Haying Applications Now Being Accepted!
Anyone wishing to hay municipal road right of ways must make
application by May 31, 2019. You must complete an “Access and
Work Agreement” prior to starting work.
This form is available on our website or at our office.

Dust Control Applications Now Being Accepted!

If you are interested in purchasing Dust Control, you must complete
an application and submit payment prior to the applicable deadline:
Comments may be forwarded in writing to Wheatland County or in person
at the above meeting. The application files may be reviewed in the County  Calcium Chloride ($1.50/foot):
Office during regular office hours – Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Any comments provided will become part of the public record in accord- – May application order deadline is April 26
ance with Section 40 (1) of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Pro-
tection Privacy Act. Any personal information on submissions made re- – June application order deadline is June 10
garding applications is collected under the authority of the FOIP Act Sec-
tion 33 (c) and subsequent versions of the Act.  Oiling ($5-$7/foot depending on road and application type):
– July application order deadline is July 8
Upcoming Meetings and Closures  Patching for previously applied oil (invoiced at $100/tonne + GST):
May 7 May 14 May 21 – Application order deadline is July 8
Council Meeting Municipal Planning Council Meeting
at 9 a.m. Commission at 9 a.m. at 9 a.m. The application form is available on our website or at our office.
Agenda packages and minutes are available on the website on the
Agendas and Minutes page.

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.
May 3, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 11

2019 General Property Assessment Inspections Career Opportunities

Submit your resume online through our website or email to
Wheatland County’s Assessment Department will be performing the 2019 Gen- More detailed job descriptions can be
eral Property Assessment inspections for parcels located within: Range 22 (north found on the careers page of our website.
of Gleichen and parallel to highway 840), Range 21 (north of Cluny and parallel
 GIS and Development Analyst
to highway 842), and Subdivisions of: Chancellor, Cluny, Redland, Rosebud and Closes May 20, 2019 at 4 p.m.
Nightingale. The purpose of these inspections is to update Property Assessment Please Quote Job #P19-17
information including exterior photographs of all assessable buildings. This may
“The GIS and Development Analyst will be a key contributor to the Com-
require exterior measurement of the building(s). Inspections will occur during munity and Development Services Department by providing a robust
the months of May, June, July and possibly August. If the resident is not home at knowledge base to staff within the department and throughout the organ-
the time of the inspection, a call back card may be hung on the main entrance ization on GIS and mapping systems operations, recommendations to
department senior management on best practices and system improve-
door of the residence or another conspicuous location. This notice of inspection ments, operating and capital budgeting recommendations, as well as as-
is provided in accordance with the Municipal Government Act Section 294(1). sisting in planning and implementing sound development objectives
through mapping, graphic design, and a variety of municipal require-

All Assessors carry personal identification and the vehicle entering the yard site  Planner I
will be clearly marked with a Wheatland County logo. Closes May 20, 2019 at 4 p.m.
Please Quote Job #P19-18
Assistant Assessor Senior Assessor Contract Assessor
Cheryl Klemmensen Dennis Klem, A.M.A.A. Don Paul, A.M.A.A. “The Planner I will provide a wide range of professional and administrative
services, within the Planning and Development business area, related to
current and long range planning activities of Wheatland County... “

Emergency Preparedness Week

May 5—11, 2019
Emergency Preparedness Week is an opportunity to encourage Canadians to take
concrete actions to be better prepared to protect themselves and their families dur-
ing emergencies. This year’s theme is “Be Emergency Ready”.

While governments at all levels are working hard to keep Canada safe, everyone has
Wheatland County has also contracted Blackfoot Creek Assessments Inc. to assist a role to play in being prepared for an emergency; and being prepared means hav-
with the general inspections. Vehicles will have a Wheatland County logo and/or ing the knowledge and equipment necessary to better cope during an emergency.
a door sign labeled Assessment Department. There are many ways to “Be Emergency Ready”.

Wheatland County’s
Assessment Department
is striving to prepare and
maintain a fair and equi-
table property assess- Know the Risks Make a Plan Get a Kit
ment base and would
like to thank the rate-
payers of Wheatland
County in advance for Most people will call someone close to them in times of crisis to ask “What do I do”.
their cooperation during Don’t be caught unprepared when every second counts — make a basic emergency
the 2019 Assessment inspections. kit today! Information on what to include in your kit can be found on our website or

Should any questions or concerns arise during these inspections, please contact
Dennis Klem A.M.A.A., Senior Assessor at 403-361-2009.

Wheatland County Fire Services Board

Call For Members
Wheatland County invites applications for membership on the Fire Services Board
with appointment to commence in June 2019 for a term of one (1) year. The Fire
Services Board is comprised of five (5) Association Presidents, two (2) citizens-at-
large, and no more than three (3) members of Council. Membership on the board
shall be appointed by Resolution of Council. The Fire Services Board shall exercise
powers, duties, and functions as assigned by the Fire Board Bylaw 2019-01.

Deadline for applications is May 10, 2019.

If you require more information, or to submit letters of interest, please contact the
General Manager of Protective Services at 403-361-2181 or

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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RSA student’s final project asks challenging questions

MacDonald performs the show’s “Nowikcx says, ‘I give you a tattoo were the “clincher” that made MacDon-
Times Contributor
three visible characters, whose stories that shows what you’re afraid of, be- ald choose this play for her final proj-
weave in and out and around each cause then you have to change,’” Mac- ect, she said. They’re the kind of ques-
Easter Island, a play by Edmonton- other, she said. The voice of Rosebud Donald said. tions that she herself wants to ask of
based playwright David Van Belle, will actor Jeany Van Meltebeke portrays the One of Nowikcx’s tales is about Feath- the world.
be performed by Heidi MacDonald in fourth character, the Earth. er Bird, a plain bird who lives in a forest “We are living in a time where – and
Rosebud, May 9-12. The first character, Nowikcx, is a tat- where people live for what they can get I can speak for myself – I am so con-
MacDonald, a fourth-year Rosebud too artist living several thousand years right now. cerned with how can I be happy right
School of the Arts student, is producing in the future. When people come for “Nobody wants to listen to the Feath- now?” she said. “What can I do just to
and performing the show as her final tattoos, Nowikcx tells cautionary tales er Bird, because they want to listen to relive the happiest experiences of my
project. It’s also the directing debut of and chooses a tattoo that stamps on all the beautiful birds,” MacDonald said. life over and over and over?
Rosebud Theatre actor Heather Patten- them their identity. “Even when she makes herself beauti- “It becomes this way of gorging our-
gale. ful, they don’t know that she’s talking selves on emotional highs,” MacDonald
STRATHMORE 43rd Year! about them. They don’t know that she’s
saying, ‘You are the one that needs to
said. “As a result, we also stop caring
for other people. We stop caring about
UNITED CHURCH Baby & Kids Ladies change.’”
Vish, the second character, is an earth
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White art pieces and remaking them that they its forms from the earth that we walk
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& Household Donald said. “They stop taking care of “It’s quite quirky, but it also is so well-
the land. They stop growing anything. written, you get lost in it, and it doesn’t
May Mens
They just want to live in this experience
of almost having a high, over and over.”
leave you alone.
“It’s a beautiful, immersive piece of
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The third character, Patti, is an oil and
gas prospector in the current day. She’s
theatre that challenges, entertains and
might even change you.”
Thursday 9 am - 8 pm worked hard to thrive in a male-domi- Easter Island will be performed May

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Songs in spring
Strathmore RCMP is
It’s a garden party Emmelia Ohlhauser (l-r), Emmilee Nelson and
Allison Gordon, first-year students at Rosebud investigating the theft of a
The Standard Lionettes held their annual ladies’ night on April 13 at the Standard Community Hall. School of the Arts, performed solos in Mas-
The garden party-themed gathering attracted a record number of 175 participants who partook in terworks Choir’s performance directed by Bill 2015 Black Dodge Ram on
and enjoyed the dinner, silent auction, raffle, 50/50, door prizes, and entertainment by comedians Hamm at Rosebud’s Spring Choir Concert at November 12th, 2018. The truck
Westmount School
Natalie Johnstone and Jessica Belbin. All proceeds from the event go towards community betterment Rosebud Church on April 14.
was last seen at 833 Westmount
Adelle Ellis Photo Laureen F. Guenther Photo
Drive, Strathmore, with plate

We’ve got spiritis advertising a fun, skill based GEG727 Alberta on it.

If you have any information that

SHS Alumni hockey program for students
of our involvement. Being involved in
council and attending meetings every
Monday after school gave us a much-
The late nights at the school planning
events, cleaning up after dinners and
struggling to put together those won-
could help locate this vehicle,
please contact Strathmore
entering grade 5 and 6 for the
Our first taste of leadership was in
Mrs. (Anne) Paskevich’s Grade 9 lead-
ership class at Crowther Memorial
needed break from our school work.
And – despite the effort it took to fit
derful white Christmas light arches was
all worth it – and we wouldn’t change
it all into our schedule – at the end of those days for anything.
2015/2016 school year.
Junior High School, and little did we
know that this class would spark a
the day, we found ourselves smiling
because we were doing something that
Reflecting back on our Spartan
Council days, there were many fun
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From being members of boards to
then running them ourselves, it wasn’t
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during the school day with
always a smooth ride. The bumps that for the Christmas dinners or cleaning
never short of fun and activities. Be- we encountered have only further pre- up Snowcoming with fellow council
ing involved in the school “culture” pared us for what we would experi- students and dropping a plastic drink
high quality instruction
was what we loved most, and Spartan ence outside of high school. Learning dispenser that was full of ice all over
Council gave us that opportunity.
There were many lessons learned
and many skills mastered while on
how to problem solve effectively, be or-
ganized and communicate respectfully
are the keys to success.
the gym floor. Two favourite memo-
ries are locking ourselves in the cosmo
room so that we could sleep during
council; ones that we will never for- For the two of us, the highlight of our the wake-a-thon and watching Mrs. Da-
get and will use the rest of our lives. I Spartan Council years was being the re- vidson be a bouncer for Snowcoming.
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or present could tell you that the most Scholarship in our Grade 12 year. This ones will always stick with us.
valuable lesson is that it is way easier scholarship not only confirmed that There is a place for anyone on coun-
to ask for forgiveness than it ever is to our hard work had paid off, but that cil and the benefits of being involved

for morePROGRAM
ask for permission. That’s just how we what we had done for the school com- in leadership or student council are
got stuff done. HEALTH ADVICE
munity was valued and appreciated. endless.
“An important lesson that I learned
from being on council was to always

learn from your mistakes,” said Cayley
Allan. “Not everything is always going
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Westmount SchoolBEGINS
to be perfect the first time you do it –

and that’s OK.”
Kiara Allan agreed, and added: “A les-
8:00 am Tuesday, Capsule Comments

is advertising a fun, June

son that I learned from being involved
Argyria is a permanent ash-gray discolouration
, 2015
in council was that no matter what po- of the skin, conjunctiva of the eye and internal
sition you hold when running an event, organs due to ingesting products contain silver

hockey program for students

each position is equally important for salts. Internet testimonials cite cures for every
the success of that event.” disease from cancer and malaria to hemorrhoids
Collectively, we can say that the most and tonsilitis. Exhaustive searches of the medical
literature show there is no justification for internal

entering gradeis5offering
and 6anfor the
useful skill we mastered was the ability
use of silver products either theoretically or
to persuade any teacher we asked to

Westmount School
practically, in fact it can be dangerous. Another
say yes to volunteering to help set up, Westmount School exciting, “too good to be true” example.
take down or supervise Snowcoming –
it’s all in how you convey your words. 2015/2016
skill based school
hockey program year.5 and 6
for grade
People who are diagnosed with high blood pressure
can often lower their blood pressure by adding more
It is so important to get involved
during thea 2019-20
fun, skill
activity to their lives, like walking, swimming and
simple weight-weight-training exercises. However,

$400programfor 41 ice for times

with your school. Our years in Spar-
this doesn’t mean people can go off their high blood
tan Council and high school were so
memorable thanks to Mrs. ( Jeanette)
hockey students pressure medications. Talk to your doctor first.

during the school day with

The Valsalva maneuver is useful during a plane’s
Greep and Mrs. (Cheryl) Davidson.
• $375 for transportation and approximately ascent and descent. It helps equalize the pressure

entering grade
38 ice 5 and 6 for the
Through the many Christmas din- between the inside and outside your ears. You do

high• quality instruction

ners, spirit weeks, community service, this by gently blowing through your nose while
crowd pumpers and conferences, we you pinch your nostrils keeping your mouth closed.

High Quality Instruction Repeat this several times and you will avoid that

2015/2016 school year.

can truthfully say our high school ex-
severe ear pain sometimes experienced particularly
perience was that much better because
when the plane is descending.
• Runs During the School Day When using a cane, hold it in the hand opposite to

$400 forPlease 41 see

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the leg that needs support. This is better and safer
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Pass the Salt

SEASONS FLY BY to live in a victim mentality of
The older I get the faster time poor, poor me, when others
and seasons seems to go. I throw rocks and things don’t go
have discovered I can’t go the way I planned or am I going
back and recover my losses to say they are entitled to their
but I can move ahead. I want opinion, things happen, bless
to make the most of today that I them, and move ahead with
have. I don’t want to waste my what is important in my life?
day in worry or anxiety about God says that we are fearfully
things that I cannot change. I and wonderfully made. He
think that when I am lying on says that we are precious to STARS unveiled their new Airbus H145 on April 18. Photo Courtesy of Adreena Harder
my death bed, I am not going Him. Precious enough that He

STARS introduces Airbus H145

wish I had done one more load would send His only Son for us
of laundry, worked more at the so we can have eternity with
office, built one more thing or Him. I think the most important
wrote one more sermon. I want opinion that should influence Times Guest Contributor
and federal governments are now stepping in to
to know I did the best with the me is His. pledge financial assistance to the new fleets to
time I had and stepped out and God is the only one that get them up and soaring. She maintained it is the
took advantage of opportunities truly knows your heart and STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society) un- people in our communities who are the owners
or made opportunities for what understands who you really veiled the next generation of their fleet, two new of the past and current fleets, because STARS is
is important. Life truly is short. are. Life is too short to worry Airbus H145 helicopters, on April 18. a non-profit organization funded by the people,
I cannot change anyone else about all the things that could The development of the H145 started six years for the people.
except me and how I look at go wrong, or may not be the ago, when rising costs of maintenance on the As the unveiling was taking place in the Cal-
things. I am trying to focus way we want. Make the most current fleet of BK117s became apparent that gary STARS hangar, guests heard a whir of heli-
replacing the 34-year-old fleet was inevitable. copter rotors, and it was announced that STAR 1
on my blessings instead of out of every day you have,
What started as a dream for STARS founder Dr. was on a mission to Invermere, B.C.
my failures. I am not always recognize the blessings you
Greg Powell in 1985 with one helicopter and a Pilot Greg Curtis was honoured at the event,
going to see eye to eye with have and that you are loved
mission, has now grown to a fleet of 11, cover- as he reached a milestone of 3,000 missions in
everyone around me, but does beyond measure by the very
ing four provinces across Western Canada, now his career thus far.
it really matter? Am I going to God who created you. These machines can land in all types of ter-
marking over 40,000 missions flown.
let that rob me of the precious Pastor Elizabeth Karp The event on April 18 hosted dignitaries from rain, from the edge of a cliff or beside a river.
time I have left? Am I going Harvest Healing Centre Church across Alberta and 25 VIP STARS patients, whose The next time you look up and see those bright
lives were saved by the highly-skilled pilots and red STARS helicopters, you can know that when
medical teams. life is on the line, these teams are a beacon of
The very first patient to be flown to receive hope.
105 Main St. Carseland Holy Cross Collegiate School Gym emergency medical care was then newborn Kel- STARS fly an average of 22.5 missions to
403-934-9337 709B - 2nd Street, Strathmore ly Waldron, now 34 years old. She arrived at the Wheatland County each year and these missions
Pastor: Kevin Enns 403-934-2641 event in the new H145. represent an approximate value of $160,000 in Pastor: Fr. Wojciech Jarzecki STARS CEO, Andrea Robertson, shared their services value, and of greater value yet is the
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Walking for a cause
Strathmore residents and George Freeman School students participated in a
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raise funds for a playground.
Miriam Ostermann Photos

Strathmore Bantam Badgers Marcus Molina (l-r), Landen Folvik, Austin McInnis, Brady Johansen, Jack Warrack, Matthew Oslanski and Bennett Salmon took part in Team South’s tryouts for the 2019 Junior
Bowl. Photo Courtesy Crystal Johansen

Three Badgers to play in Junior Bowl

MARIO PRUSINA the Badgers. Warrack and Salmon graduated the ban- According to Warrack, he learned from the tryouts
Times Editor tam program and will be playing for the Strathmore and hopes to grow even more as a player.
Spartans high school team this coming season. “It makes me so proud to see how far I have come
Three members of the Strathmore Badgers bantam “It feels good. Since I’m one of the younger players, as a player and to know that I’m headed in the right
team will take part in Football Alberta’s inaugural Ju- it feels more exciting,” said Johansen. “There are only direction and taking the steps to become a better ath-
nior Bowl on May 20 in Calgary. four kids born in 2005 on the team. (The camp) was lete,” said Warrack, who added he hopes to play at
Locals Brady Johansen, Jack Warrack and Bennett quite intense. You had to do your best at all times. It university and beyond. “The camp was super intense.
Salmon will suit up for Team South in an attempt to was always like a competition between all of the play- Everything was precisely organized to allow the play-
make the Team Alberta at the U16 Western Challenge. ers. I’m looking forward to meeting new people, learn- ers to show off their skills. One thing I noticed was
The trio, along with Badger teammates Marcus Mo- ing new things and becoming a better football player.” how hard it was to tell if the coaches liked you or not.
lina, Landen Folvik, Austin McInnis and Matthew Os- Salmon, who would love to play football all the way With 125 players, there are a lot of great players the
lanski, were part of approximately 125 players vying through university, was thrilled to make Team South. coaches had to look at.”
for a spot on Team South April 12-14. “It feels really good. I feel like all the hard work I’ve The Junior Bowl will take place May 20 at Shouldice
Previously known as the Bantam Bowl, the new Ju- put into football is paying off,” said Salmon. “It (camp) Park in Calgary beginning at 11 a.m. Tickets to the
nior Bowl will host six practices and the Junior Bowl was pretty intense. There were a lot of great players I game are $10 at the gate.
game between May 17-20 in Calgary. The Junior Bowl was going against. The top players from the game will be chosen to
will also be the final selection camp for the U16 Team “I’m not really sure what to expect. I’ve never done represent Team Alberta at the 2019 Football Canada
Alberta. something like this. I’m hoping that I can gain experi- U16 Western Challenge in Kamloops, B.C., July 15-21,
Johansen completed his first year of bantam football ence so that my game gets better for the regular sea- where they will play the top bantam teams from B.C.,
this past season and will be gearing up for year 2 with son.” Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

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Obituary Obituary
Margaret Ethel George Louis
May 13, 1912 February 16, 1946
~ April 17, 2019 ~ April 23, 2019
Margaret passed away peacefully at Vulcan Extended George Thomas passed away at the Strathmore Gen-
Care at the age of 106 years, just short of her 107th eral Hospital on April 23, 2019 at the age of 73 years.
Recycle lessons birthday, which would have been on May 13. She
was born in Canora, Saskatchewan, the oldest of four
He will be lovingly remembered by his children Tracie
Thomas of Niagara Falls, ON and Jenny Davis (Rod)
Grade 4 students from Brentwood School visited the Waste Management facility for tours of the re- girls to Bessie and Alex Smith. The family moved to of Sherwood Park, AB; his two grandchildren Emily
cycling yard, compost facility and to learn what goes in which bin on April 17. Students learned the Grande Prairie where she and her sisters spent their Hayden and Josh Davis; and his stepdaughter Rebec-
importance of recycling right, through the program ‘Recycle Often. Recycle Right.’ younger years. After her marriage she moved farther ca Thomas. George is also survived by his siblings:
Photo Courtesy of Rina Blacklaws north (Ft McMurray) and then to southern Alberta (Ir- Grace Dick, Gordon Hill (Doris), Bob Murray, Noel
ricana, Sundre, Calgary and Strathmore) where she Legault, and Noella Baker. He was predeceased by
resided for the remaining years of her life. She made his brother Gary Hill and his beloved dogs Biscuit and
many friends during that time and enjoyed garden- Dudley. George was born in Sault Ste. Marie, ON and
lived in various parts of Ontario, working as a truck
Students learn ing and various handicrafts. Margaret enjoyed good
health and her mind was sharp right up to the end, driver. Later he moved west, living first in Edmonton
the five Rs remembering details that brought back many memo-
ries when visiting family and friends. She is survived
and then settling in the Rockyford/Strathmore area.
He was employed by Wheatland County for twenty
Waste Management has by her four children: Ethel, Allen, Karen, and Gordon; years and was a unforgettable character, known for
been busy teaching Strath- seven grandchildren; several great grandchildren; his eccentric and unique personality. George will be
more students the impor- and one great-great grandchild. A Funeral Service remembered for his love of music, singing, playing
tance of the 5Rs - Reduce, will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home (1605 the guitar and fiddle, and the many jam sessions he
Reuse, Recycle, Rot and Re- 100 Street SE, Calgary) on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at so enjoyed being a part of. He was an avid collector
fuse. This year they present- 1:00 p.m. followed by interment at Mountain View of classic cars. George loved experiencing the natu-
ed a new program for the Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in ral beauty of the Alberta countryside, enjoying many
children of Hope Preschool Margaret’s memory may be made to the Strathmore museums and attractions along the way. He visited
to learn about the different Hospital ( numerous truck-stops and diners in his travels, of-
elements of compost on April more-district-health-foundation/). To ex- ten consuming large quantities of bacon and eggs.
8 and 16. press condolences, please visit: www. George was proud of his Native heritage. He enjoyed
Photo Courtesy of Rina reading the Bible as well as debating and exploring
different religions. As per George’s wishes, there will
be no funeral service. If so desired, memorial dona-
tions in George’s name may be made to the Multiple
Carseland Obituary Sclerosis Society of Canada, Calgary Chapter, 110
Quarry Park Blvd. SE, Calgary, AB T2C 3G3 (www.
students spell FORBES, Elaine Joyce To express condolences,
Carseland School Council, in partnership please visit: www.mountainviewmemorial.
(nee Ellis, nee Durkee) ca.
with Nutrien, conducted a spell-a-thon at
Aug 25, 1953 – Apr 21, 2019
Carseland School on April 5. Students
were given the task of getting pledges It is with saddened hearts the fam-
as well as learning grade-appropriate
spelling words for a test. The students
ily announces after a short but cou-
rageous battle with cancer, Elaine went to be with Obituary
received gift cards to award bringing in the Lord on April 21, 2019 in Strathmore Hospital at
pledge forms, for getting 100 per cent on the age of 65. She was predeceased by her parents TIMMER, Bettyanne
the spelling test as well as for getting 100 Joyce and Percy; and brother Jim. She is survived by Jan 3, 1944 to Apr 24, 2019
per cent and a bonus word correct. The sons Wayne (Catherine) of Goose Bay, NL and Troy
We are sad to announce that Betty-
grand prize awarded was a new bicycle (Carrie) of Strathmore AB; sisters Elizabeth (Richard)
anne Timmer, age 75, passed away
to the student who brought in the most of Parleeville, NB and Nancy (Raymond) of Yarmouth,
in her sleep April 24, 2019 at the
pledges. The students collectively raised NS; grandchildren Jessie, Sebastian, Austin, Olivia,
Foothills Hospital after a short but valiant battle with
$4,409.45 and the grand prize winner Brett, Turner; numerous nieces and nephews; and
ovarian cancer.
was Tucker Cropley (pictured). companion Garry Schatz. She was previously em-
She will be forever remembered by her husband of
Photo Courtesy of Amanda Christensen ployed by Walmart Canada for fifteen years and had
45 years, Theo, and her daughters Andrea Conway
recently graduated from Reeves College in Calgary
(husband Patrick, daughters Gibson and Elliott) and
with a Diploma in Business Administration. She was
Stephanie Vannus (husband Dustin, daughter Mad-
an avid gardener and will always be remembered for
eline, sons Kaiden and Brady), as well as a host of
her dedication to her family and friends, her beautiful
loving in-laws, siblings, nieces and nephews and
smile, and quick wit. Special thanks are extended to
friends both near and far.
the staff of Foothills Medical Center and Strathmore
Bettyanne lived a good life as a loving mother, a
Hospital for their care and compassion during this
caring wife, an involved grandmother, a dedicated
difficult time. Cremation has taken place under the
teacher, an active volunteer and a friend to many.
direction of Wheatland Funeral Home, Strathmore,
She enjoyed gardening, loved Jesus and she could
AB. A celebration of Elaine’s life will be held at a fu-
cook like nobody’s business. Her legacy will live on
ture date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian
in the hearts and minds of everyone with whom she
Cancer Society at or the Alberta Can-
cer Foundation at in Elaine’s
There will be a celebration of Bettyanne’s life on
memory would be appreciated. To send condolences,
Monday, May 6, at 1pm at the Cornerstone Christian
please visit Elaine’s obituary at www.wheatlandfu-
Assembly in the King of Glory Lutheran Church (2640
Rundlelawn Road NE). While Betty loved flowers, she
also loved the work the Cornerstone Christian Assem-
bly is doing with youth in NE Calgary, so in lieu of
flowers, please donate to Cornerstone’s Friday Night
youth program (e-transfer: with
“in memory of Betty” in the Message to Recipient

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403-901-7027 Tenders on the above lands must be accompanied by a bank draft or certified cheque in favor
of “SMITH & HERSEY AGRIBUSINESS LAW” for FIVE (5%) PERCENT of the tender price, as a deposit. The deposit will be returned if the tender is not accepted. If a tender is accepted and the tenderer does not proceed with the sale, the deposit of the tenderer will be forfeited to the
owner of the lands. Tenders may be for all Parcels or individual Parcels, but not partial Parcels.
The balance of the tender price will be payable on or before June 14, 2019. Early possession will
3” wide version be considered if requested. Each of the owner and 3”thewide version
successful tenderer will be responsible
Dementia Care remember... for their own legal fees. All registration costs will be paid by the successful tenderer. Gas
lease annual compensation with be adjusted between the parties as of June 14, 2019. Each
Know What’s Below!
tenderer must understand that a tender is an unconditional offer to purchase the lands set out
Strathmore, AB.
in the tender. Tenderers must rely on their own research of the lands, and the undersigned and
the owner make no warranties or representations quarter
Two pivot irrigated sections
in regard to theof land (NE 25 24 25 W4
LEGAL NOTICE Whether you are a professional and SE 30 24 24 W4) are being offered for tender. The NE 1/4
excavator, or a homeowner borders the annexed land of Strathmore while the SE 1/4 is one
working in your backyard, visit The owner has complete discretion whether
mile east. to accept
Excellent the
holding orhighest
farming or any tender. Further
NOTICE TO CREDITORS inquiries into the above lands can be made by contacting
For Brochure either Doug Elder (403.854.6550)
email: or or
to place a line locate three working Donald/Norma Quast (403.854.2206) by phone or text. Tenders Forshall be sealed
Tender Agreementsin an contact:
AND CLAIMANTS days prior to any ground disturbance. marked “LAND TENDER - SPONDIN” andWoods
Lynn may beLaw faxed, delivered,
Office, Strathmoree-mailed or mailed to:
at 403-934-6333,
or email:
IN THE ESTATE OF Attention: Simon J. Hersey, Smith & Tender
Sealed Hersey Agribusiness
Agreements Law, Barristers
must be accompanied by a 10% depositand Solicitors
and received no later than
4:00 p.m. on July 31, 2019. Tenders subject to financing approval will not be considered. Deposits
ROSEMARY GEORGINA ELIZABETH Unit #104, Westside Common of unsuccessful tenders will beorreturned. The112B – any
highest or 2nd Avenue
tender West
not necessarily accepted.
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STATEMENT OF THEIR CLAIMS AND OF Whether you are a professional Two pivot irrigated quarter sections of land (NE 25 24 25 W4 and
SE 30 24 24 W4) are being offered for tender. The NE 1/4 borders the
SECURITIES HELD BY THEM. excavator, or a homeowner
annexed land of Strathmore while the SE 1/4 is one mile east. Excellent
working in your backyard, visit holding or farming property.
to place a line locate three working For Brochure email: or
P.O. BOX 2335 For Tender Agreements contact: Lynn Woods Law Office, Strathmore at
days prior to any ground disturbance.
101, 318 3rd AVENUE 403-934-6333, or email:
STRATHMORE, ALBERTA T1P 1K3 Sealed Tender Agreements must be accompanied by a 10% deposit and received no later than
4:00 p.m. on July 31, 2019. Tenders subject to financing approval will not be considered. Deposits
SOLICITORS FOR THE EXECUTORS of unsuccessful tenders will be returned. The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
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All Decked Out AB

Martin Shields
Member of Parliament General Contracting
Strathmore Office: Kitchens, Bathroom Renos
129, 2nd Ave, Box 2070
Strathmore, AB T1P 1K1 Basement Developments
Residential - Commercial - Industrial Additions, Roofing
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• Bathrooms
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• Furnaces
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Trail Crossing
The George Freeman Trail
Crossing (bridge) is closed
for approximately four
Next Regular weeks to allow for paving
Council Meeting: and completion of the
project. During this time,
May 15th, 2019 detours will be in place.
To learn more about the
project visit:

Next Committee Mental Health Week May 6-12, 2019

of the Whole
Meeting: Seniors BE KIND TO
May 8th, 2019 COFFEE Lots of great activities & presentations to
promote mental health awareness

MAY 3 & 10, 9:00-11:00AM HEARTMATH SESSION-


Stop in and enjoy a cup of coffee and learn about:

REGISTER 403-901-0142



The Handi Bus and the KARE Volunteer




Driver Program.

MAY 10, 12:00-4:00PM FUN IN THE SUN BBQ & PLAY-


When: Wednesday, May 15th, 2019



QUESTIONS? CALL 403-934-4918

10:00 am—11:00 am
Where: Strathmore Municipal Library
85 Lakeside Blvd
Guest Speaker: Tammi Sieben Child, Youth & Family Hub
Supervisor Handi Bus Supervisor & Check out the May/June

KARE Volunteer Driver Coordinator

Program Updates and More!
Sponsored by the Seniors Advisory Committee Online at

Saturday, May 11, 2019

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre

Guest Speaker - Mayor Pat Fule at 2pm

• Pickle Ball • Badminton Gift for the first 150 volunteers
• Bouncy Castle • Bocce Ball Please RSVP
Face Painting or 403-934-9090
• Door Prizes •

Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre 1150

Edgeview Road (enter off of George Freeman Trail)
680 Westchester Road, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J1 • 403-934-3133 • Office Hours: M - F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm