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Town launches
business survey
Times Reporter

The Town of Strathmore has

launched a business retention and
expansion survey to help better un-
Magical musical derstand local business priorities, the
future needs of local businesses, and
how business owners and managers
Page 16 view the community as a place to do
The survey was launched in May
and is open until the middle of July
when the results will be gathered and
analyzed to be used to plan future
economic development activities fo-
cused on the top priorities indicated
in the survey.
“With this business survey,
Track time Strathmore is taking positive action
to identify and meet the needs of the
businesses in our community,” said
Alexandra Ross, Town of Strathmore’s
economic development officer. “This
is one of the first steps that will help
to create a framework for business
retention and expansion, which ul-
timately will cater to the bigger eco-
nomic development strategy.”
MDB Insight, a management con-
sulting firm specializing in providing
economic development, workforce
development and cultural develop-
ment solutions, has been retained by
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Dr. Ashkan Hamzehi DDS
Dr. Arzy Kafrouny DDS
review the completed surveys. The
Dr. Sharif Faizi DMD surveys will help the town learn of
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100 Ranch Market, Unit 105F businesses are facing.
Strathmore, AB 403.934.5292 The telephone survey will be con- ducted between May 27 and June 17
and should take no longer than 15
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Town of Strathmore 100 businesses have been randomly
Municipal Notices selected to take part in the survey and
all businesses contacted are encour-
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403.934.5589 However, even if not selected, any
business with feedback and ideas is Bark in the park!
welcome to contact Ross at 403-361- Many people wandered to Kinsmen Park alongside their canine friends on May 26 for the annual Bark 1669 or by email at alexandra.ross@ in the Park event sponsored by Debbie Mitzner RE/MAX Landan.
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Strathmore Seniors’ Week June 2 to 9, 2019

All programs are free to attend and require no registration Wednesday, June 5 (continued)
unless stated in descriptions. See full brochure for details. Carnival Day 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Floor Curling, Horseshoes, Beach
Sunday, June 2 Volleyball, Water Balloon Game and more.
Free Walking 8:00 am – 5:00 pm . Wheatland Lodge (72 2nd Street)
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre (1150 Edgeview Road)
Adaptive Drumming 1:30 -2:30 pm
Monday, June 3 Presented by Hope Bridges Society
Hope Church Youth Room (245 Brent Boulevard)
Free Walking 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre (1150 Edgeview Road) Legion Bingo 5:30 pm
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10 (230 2nd Avenue)
Pancake Breakfast and Fire Safety & Tour
Next Regular 8:30 am - 12:00 noon
Sponsored by
Regional Seniors’ Housing Needs Assessment 7:00 pm
Strathmore Library Meeting Room (85 Lakeside Boulevard)

Council Meeting:
Strathmore FCSS & Strathmore Fire Department
Strathmore Fire Department (721 Lakeside Boulevard) Happy Gang 50+ Society - Events for Wednesday
Square Dancing ..................... 7:00 – 8:00 pm

June 5th, 2019 Parenting Your Grandchildren 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Strathmore Library (85 Lakeside Boulevard)
Happy Gang 50+ Society (85 Lakeside Boulevard)

Seniorsize 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday, June 6
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre (1150 Edgeview Road) Free Walking 8:00am – 5:00pm
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre

Next Committee Getting Crafty with my Grandparent 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Strathmore Library Meeting Room (85 Lakeside Boulevard) Heart Math 9:30 – 11:30 am
Strathmore Library Meeting Room (85 Lakeside Boulevard)

of the Whole Happy Gang 50+ Society - Events for Monday

Functional Fitness .......8:55 am Go Green Upcycling 10:00 am -12:00 noon
Billiards ...................... 9:00 am Presented by Hope Bridges Society
Meeting: Yoga ......................... 10:00 am
Tai Chi ...................... 11:00 am ($5.00 fee)
Hope Bridges Studio (104 3rd Avenue)

Pickle Ball Demo & Games 1:00 – 3:00 pm

June 12th, 2019 Line Dancing ............... 1:30 pm
Happy Gang 50+ Society (85 Lakeside Boulevard) Presented by The Strathmore Pickleball Club
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre (1150 Edgeview Road)
Tuesday, June 4 Happy Gang 50+ Society - Events for Thursday
Free Walking 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Strawberry Tea 2:00 – 4:00 pm ($3.00 fee)
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre (1150 Edgeview Road) Happy Gang 50+ Society (85 Lakeside Boulevard)

Walking in the Park 10:00 -11:30 am Cribbage 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Presented by HEAL. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10 (230 2nd Avenue)
Kinsmen Park (North Parking Lot)

Seniors’ Tuesday Art Class 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Friday, June 7
Wheatland Society of Arts (115 3rd Avenue) Free Walking 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre (1150 Edgeview Road)
Pool time 3:00 - 4:00 pm INFORMATION DAY – Register at SFCSS 403-934-9090
Strathmore Civic Centre (120 Brent Boulevard)
Coffee & Registration - Coffee & Goodies................ 9:30 - 10:00 am
Public Art Night 7:00 – 9:30 pm Wheatland Funeral Home ...................................... 10:00 -10:45 am
Lyalta Community Centre Break - Coffee & Goodies ....................... 10:45 - 11:00 am
Protecting yourself against scams.......... 11:00 - 11:45 am
Happy Gang 50+ Society - Events for Tuesday Lunch ................................................ 11:45 am -12:30 pm
Low Impact Fitness ........ 10:00 am Office of Public Guardian ................. 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Whist ................................ 1:30 pm Close and Door prizes......................... 1:30 - 2:00 pm
Happy Gang 50+ Society (85 Lakeside Boulevard) Strathmore Library (85 Lakeside Boulevard)

Shred-It 9:00 am-12:00 noon

Wednesday, June 5 Lambert Centre Parking Lot (85 Lakeside Boulevard)
Free Walking 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cribbage Tournament 1:30 pm ($5.00 fee)

Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre (1150 Edgeview Road)

Happy Gang 50+ Society (85 Lakeside Boulevard)
“The Wood Butchers” Carving Guild 9:00 – 11:00 am
Wheatland Society of Arts (115 3rd Avenue) Happy Gang 50+ Society - Events for Friday
Functional Fitness ............... 8:55 am
Paint & Lunch 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Billiards ................................ 9:00 am
Wheatland Society of Arts (115 3rd Avenue) Yoga ................................... 10:00 am
Happy Gang 50+ Society (85 Lakeside Boulevard)
Open Art Studio 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wheatland Society of Arts (115 3rd Avenue) Saturday, June 8
Bridge Tournament 10:00 am ($20.00 fee) Bocce Ball 10:00 am
Happy Gang 50+ Society (85 Lakeside Boulevard) Bocce Courts located at the
Strathmore Municipal Library (85 Lakeside Boulevard)
Intergenerational Bingo 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Child, Youth and Family Hub (170 Brent Boulevard)
Sunday, June 9
Disc Golf 1:00 – 3:00pm Brentwood School Field
We don’t stop playing because we grow old;
(95 Brentwood Drive W.)
We grow old because we stop playing.”
~ George Bernard Shaw


The 2019 Property Tax Notices were mailed on May 16, 2019. If you have not received your notice, please
contact the Town at 403-361-2114. To avoid a 10% penalty on the current levy, payment must be made no
later than June 30, 2019. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or debit during business hours, weekdays
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A drop box is available at the front door for weekend and after hours payment
drop off, located at 680 Westchester Road. Payments made by mail must be postmarked no later than the
due date noted on your tax notice in order to avoid penalties.

If you wish to enroll in our Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP) you must sign up by June 25, 2019 at the
Town Office.
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May 24 - June 6, 2019

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The gymnasium at Strathmore High was filled to standing room only with family and friends at this year’s graduation ceremony held on May 25. Over 230
students graduated at the two hour event to become the Strathmore High School Class of 2019.
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dents, is sure to bring both laughs and
the celebration of individualism the
entire cast and audience can relate to.
“The background, story and theme
are actually really beautiful … that
Shrek the Musical will be playing at the Strathmore High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on June 2, 3, 4 Strathmore
love doesn’t have boundaries,” said
Mackenzie Duggan, a Grade 11 student
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ing to be fun about it; it shows that ters. dance routines.
you don’t have to be Prince Charming “These kids are so amazing, there’s “I think (the audience) is going to
to be the one who marries the beauti- some very talented kids that blow me feel things and see themes they didn’t
ful princess and find happiness,” said away … they own it,” said Deanne think they would … they can expect
Ryerson Rushford, a Grade 11 student Bertsch, who teaches the class. the silly and the funny and the goofy,
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Next Regular
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June 12th, 2019

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June 21st, 2019
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Bocce Ball Tournament:
June 8th, at 10am, at the
Lambert Centre!

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Strathmore, AB

Celebrating 100! 403.934.6044

Mother’s Day brunch in Gleichen Jean Cathro (nee Whitney), who was born in prowatersystems
Langdon, celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb.
The Gleichen Fire Department hosted a Mother’s Day Brunch on May 12 6 in Victoria B.C. There were over 80 guests,
at the Gleichen Community Hall. Several businesses donated to the break- many from Alberta. Whitney Street in Langdon
fast, which was a huge success due to the support of the community and was named after the family homestead.
volunteers. Photo Courtesy of Eliza Anderson Photo Courtesy of Kathryn Whitney Water Softeners, Iron Filters
& Drinking Water Systems
Life is a Highway (thanks Tom C.)
PAT FULE went out the entrance, walked toward the west, and discov-
Random Thoughts ered I’d put it on the second level, not the first.
I was hoping no one had been watching this whole debacle
With my current job, I’ve had to drive (big word, eh? I learn these from Councillor Peterson). On
to the city twice a month. I do have to council, we really feel she should have closed captioning in
say it’s pretty fast to commute to Calgary front of her, as I’m always looking up her words on my cell
from Strathmore (subtle endorsement phone. Sometimes I’m nodding as if I understand, until I actu-
for Strathmore living)! ally see the definition on the phone!
I’d like to take this opportunity to So … as I’m driving out and kicking myself, I notice I’m do-
thank whomever is responsible for the ing another dumb thing. I’m not sure if you’ve ever done this,
little “tropical island” on the south side but I was ducking a bit behind the wheel as I drove under
of the Trans-Canada, on the way to and cross beams. Sure, they’re lower than the parkade’s ceiling,
from Calgary. I think it’s hilarious that but they have to be high enough for vehicles. And what good
someone would be witty enough to put would ducking inside the car do anyway? It’s not like it’d help
palm trees on a small bit of dirt above me not scrape the roof if it was too low (maybe regular com-
their farm pond! Every time I drive by muting does take a toll on a person).
this, I smile. I keep thinking of Gilligan’s This driving experience took me back to my first “drive-In
Island when I see it, and one day, I’d date” way back in 1976 (yes, I really am that old … I know my
love to see someone in a Hawaiian shirt boyish looks might have fooled you!).
on that “island” waving to drivers. That All through the previews, dancing popcorn and drink char-
would make my day! acters moved across the big screen, asking us to spend $85 on
Also, while this commuter’s mak- a pop, hot dog, and popcorn. They also reminded us to hang
ing suggestions … how about some our speaker on the window before we drove away. I should’ve
big shark fins above the water? And … listened to these guys before I did drive away. With a loud
thanks for making me laugh every time bang I looked out my window to see I’d killed the speaker.
I pass by! It hung from my car, its cord limply hanging. I was mortified
I also drive Glenmore Trail a lot to and I’m pretty sure I lit up the car with my embarrassed blush!
get to Mount Royal University (MRU) for It was the first and last date with this girl … I knew the signs
meetings. I’m not sure if you’ve noticed of future rejection!
it, but there’s a “hangin’ tree” for stuffed Later that fall, on Hallowe’en night, I was driving my friend
animals. Many cute, cuddly “stuffies” are home from work in Banff. Stupidly, I was trying to rally drive
hung on branches on the north side of on the highway near Two Jack Lake. It was snowing and I
Glenmore Trail when you come into the went into a skid. Long story short, I rolled my first car, total-
city limits. I don’t know if they’re bad ling it. Luckily, neither of us were hurt badly beyond some
stuffies who committed illegal stuffy stitches, but again, I had killed another thing … my car. Need-
crimes, or maybe they were terrorist less to say, I was crushed for having been so stupid, and for
stuffies. I’d like to think it’s for humour, what could’ve happened to my friend. Our parents were more
but then I thought maybe they’re a me- relieved than mad, although I did get an earful most of that
morial to a loss of someone. This week, evening from my dad. He wasn’t big but he was fiery … and
I even parked on the shoulder there to did he fire! Near the end of the evening, he said to me in his
see if there was a sign. I didn’t stay long thick Hungarian accent, “you not going to school tomorrow.
as I a) was worried my rental car might You drive mom and me to Calgary to Christmas shopping!”
get rear ended and b) didn’t want to get I couldn’t believe my ears … he was going to make me drive
shot as a trespasser! If any of you 13.5 the day after we were almost killed? “You not going to be
readers know the actual reason for the scared to drive. You have to come with us tomorrow.”
hanging animals, please let me know. I’m sure I argued and I probably whined like teenagers do.
When I first got the loaner for a service However, Joe was steadfast … he had decided, and it was a
job we had done, I drove it to Chinook done deal. I was scared driving the next day, but I was also
Centre for a quick shopping trip and put more cautious. Looking back now, it was a brilliant decision!
it in the parkade. After trudging around He made me get right back behind the wheel so I wouldn’t be
for a few hours of shopping I discov- afraid to drive. It was tough love and a powerful lesson, but
ered it was missing! I looked all around it was love. It’s been 42 years since then and I believe my dad
the parkade and realized I’d only had did the right thing. I guess the old TV show was right: “Father
it for a few minutes, I wasn’t even sure Knows Best.”
of the colour. I wandered around the (Random Thoughts is a slice of life humorous column that
parkade pressing the fob’s lock button, appears in the Strathmore Times, written by long-time resi-
but … nothing. How was I going to tell dent, current mayor, husband, father and grandfather – Pat
the dealership that in no time someone Fule. He is also a former town councillor, high school teacher
stole my loaner? I must’ve looked like a and coach. If you would like to get in touch with Pat, you can
car thief myself, or a homeless guy look- send him an e-mail at

ing for a safe nap spot … it was awful.

I finally decided to retrace my drive. I
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Congratulating the grads

of 2019
LEELA SHARON AHEER eco-activists are able to shut down our
Chestermere-Strathmore MLA ability to get our incredible resources to
tidewater. Somehow getting rid of the
Supporting county libraries
Hello Strathmore Times readers! To begin, I would like to carbon tax is the cause of this forest fire,
Folks from around the county showed their support for their libraries on May along with complacency and… oh yes,
21 during the county council meeting, where council reversed their decision
thank my assistant Vicki Welsh who was able to attend some
very important local events in my absence this weekend. First, wilful obliviousness. Evidently, because
and voted 4-3 in favour of funding libraries.
parents, teachers and, of course, 300-plus students celebrated I question this article, I am a denier or a
Photo Courtesy of Jocelynn Gartner skeptic, even though Mr. Gerein himself
at the Strathmore High School grad. You should all be proud
of this wonderful milestone in the lives of our future leaders. admits that it is difficult if not impos-
Strathmore Legion Branch #10 NEWS On May 25, the town hosted Equipment in the Park where
families could explore all the equipment that Strathmore uses
sible to draw a “direct causal relation-
Somehow this and other fires are
By Irene Knappe. For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119 to maintain the town and protect its citizens, have a bite to eat
• CHASE THE ACE is this Friday, May 31st, from 6 – 8 pm with the draw being at 8:45. The and enjoy an energetic DJ. A great time was had by all. caused by Canada’s 1.6 per cent of
pot is now at $1,515.00!! Join us on Friday nights, for dinner, fun and comraderie. Also on May 25, Steering Towards Hospice was held in global emissions that we add into the
• THERE IS NO GENERAL MEETING IN MAY!! world. If someone could please explain
• The Big Lucky 7 Bingo pot was won last Wednesday!!! 871.00! WOW! Lucky lady! Carseland and hosted by Wheatland and Area Hospice Society
• On Friday, May 24th: 8 pm, DUELING PIANOS WITH BURN N MAHN was a huge (WAHS). Over 300 guests worked to raise funds for the con- to me how the carbon tax has in any
gimungous success!!! Many compliments were received from attendees. struction of a rural hospice in Wheatland County. They are way helped our emissions or changed
• Saturday, June 1st: 2 to 4 pm, HIGH TEA. Presented by the Ladies Auxiliary. Seating our environmental footprint, I would
at 1:30 pm with the program beginning at 2:00 pm. You are encouraged to wear costume, hats committed to seeing this facility built to support “end of life
and fascinators. Tickets are $40.00 per person and available at the Legion. Purchase 8 tickets care” to support families and keep them close to their loved be grateful. Last week in question pe-
to reserve a table!! Come and put your social on and pinkies up while having your tea!! And I
ones who are in need of palliative care. riod, Rachel Notley stated that the car-
hope there will be someone to take lots of pictures of all those raised pinkies and fascinators!!!
• Saturday, June 15th: 6 pm, ED SMITH MEMORIAL ROAST BEEF BAR-B-QUE, including From their website: “In 2015 the WAHS Board was estab- bon tax had reduced emissions by 45.4
desert. Entertainment will be provided by North By South, East to West. Tickets are available at lished to support the dream of creating a hospice for Wheat- MT. Perhaps she meant the carbon tax
the Legion and various sellers, for $30.00 per person. combined with the rest of the NDP’s job-
• There are a future events to follow, some of which are now booked while others are land and surrounding area. Building upon the foundation laid
still in the works. If anyone knows of an entertainer, musician, etc., who would like to do their by the Cheadle Lions Club, WAHS grew within the Wheatland killing policies that resulted in unprec-
performances at the Legion on weekends, we would sure like to hear about them and their community and established partnerships with Alberta Health edented private sector unemployment.
availability. This goes for jammers as well. Please leave your name and number at our Legion for You’re not driving to work if you have
our follow-up, in an envelope addressed to our Entertainment and Ways and Means Chaiomrade Services (AHS) and other organizations in the Wheatland
Barb Butler, personal and confidential. Thanks in advance. area.” no job. There are a lot of people out of
• Last Sunday we held a Craft Market from 11 am to 3 pm. It was advertised far and
Thank you to all who came out to support this important work right now thanks to the antics of
wide AND on the local radio station! We had numerous artists there, including myself, sewers,
stitchers, painters, senior bird-house makers, crocheters, purses, jewellery, makeup, you name event and to the Cheadle Lions Club who served the meal. the previous government and the prior-
it. As you can see, there was a wide variety of goods and services and enthusiastic creators. Thanks to Dr. Joni McNeely, the rest of the board and the ity has to be creating an “open for busi-
This bring me to this observation. Being a creator/vendor is one tough sell. With our Legion’s ness” agenda, not one of fear and bias.
membership sitting at roughly 500 people, one would visualize at LEAST 200 people attending many volunteers working to realize this dream. There is no
the Craft Sale!! At the same time, there likely are a lot of members who are also creators. As mistaking the passion of people who genuinely care for one I am sure you are familiar with the
such, you must all realize that to expect to pay $1.98 for any hand-made item, is ludicrous. I another. This is what community is all about. Vice Admiral Mark Norman situation.
know people enjoy making things, and I love it too. The prices placed on the hand-made items
barely make the people enough money to buy new materials, let alone pay for their time to make I would like to take a moment and acknowledge the fami- This is another one of those things that
these items plus sit for hours hoping to make a sale. I hope I have made my point here. We lies in and around High Level that have had to be evacuated. just breaks my heart, similar to the Jody
have some incredibly talented people at the Legion and it would be fantastic if more than 30 or
Some of these fires are thousands of hectares in size, and the Wilson-Raybould/SNC-Lavalin scandal.
40 people can make it out at least to look at the merchandise and perhaps purchase an item or
two. There are always birthdays, anniversaries and other events to bring gifts to. What a better lack of rain and strong winds are feeding and pushing the Just think about this for a moment. Sup-
gift than something hand-made?? The coordinator, Comrade Kathie Earnshaw, is contemplating fire, thankfully not in the direction of the town. The Premier posedly this highly decorated Canadian
holding a Craft market once a month. When you next see a notice, please plan on attending. hero leaked cabinet documents dealing
and the ministers of Municipal Affairs and Forestry have been
travelling to the affected areas and the welcome centres to with a $700 million contract to build
make sure the evacuees are comfortable and have what they a desperately needed supply ship for
Thought for need in this time of crisis. It seems like it was just yesterday the navy. Thank goodness, the Admiral
the Week that we were dealing with the Fort McMurray fires and the had the capacity to hire a defence team
~ trauma from that; but as we know, forest fires are a part of the with Marie Henein at the helm, and
lifecycle of a forest. The Chuckegg Creek wildfire is burning the Trudeau government has dropped
In marriage - out of control, and to my dismay the articles coming from the all charges, as it seems that our Prime
Minister has been accused of attempt-
sometimes media do not focus on the need to help people, but focus on
ing to hold back some important evi-
the inaccuracies around the dismantling of the carbon tax, as
we submit; Keith Gerein referred to in his May 23 article in the Edmonton dence. So for fun, let’s review. There is
Journal: As Alberta burns, UCP begins its mandate with a re- the Lavscam scandal, a carbon tax that
sometimes treat on climate change. ( is at odds with several Premiers includ-
politics/keith-gerein-as-alberta-burns-ucp-begins-its-mandate- ing ours, Michael Wernick, the Privy
we outwit! Council Clerk who just stepped down,
Wow! This article is worth a read just to comprehend the the disgusting destruction of the careers
climate alarmism in our midst and why climate activists and of two of his cabinet ministers, and the
list goes on and on. This is just in the
last four years! Please read the April 19
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including door-to-door alarm salespeople. BBB you were probably overjoyed with last
has tips to help you pick out the good apples weekend’s results. In hockey, Team Can-
from the bad ones. ada won against the Czech Republic 5-1,
but lost in the finals against the Finnish
When someone knocks on the door, team. Our soccer team, Cavalry FC, won
follow these BBB tips for safe and their fifth premier league match, with
secure door-to-door sales: attacker Dominique Sossorobla getting
two goals. Also, in the National Lacrosse
• Ask for credentials. Keep in mind that some businesses are not League championship, Game 2 saw the
required to carry a direct seller license. Check with Service Alberta to find Calgary Roughnecks win against the
out which companies require licensing, especially if you’re asked to pay a Buffalo Bandits with a final score of 14-
deposit upfront. 13 that had us all on the edge of our
• Remember the “10-day Cooling-Off Rule.” Under certain seats. Congratulation to our new 2019
conditions, the FairTrading Act gives consumers 10 days to cancel certain NLL Champions. And last, but certainly
purchases. Along with a receipt, the salesperson should always provide a not least, was the Raptors game where
cancellation form that can be sent to the company to cancel the purchase. we saw the Toronto Raptors for the first
time in franchise history go to the NBA
• Check out the monitoring company. The company making finals. What a weekend!
the sale may not be the company providing monitoring. Check out any As always, we love to hear from you!
company you would be dealing with before making a purchase. (Leela Sharon Aheer is the MLA Elect
for Chestermere-Strathmore, Minister of
Status of Women and Minister of Cul-
Learn more at ture and Multiculturalism)
May 31, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 7

CRISP funding helps community thrive

The Village of Standard handed out cheques from the County Regional Infrastructure Services Pro-
gram (CRISP) funding on May 15. Several organizations received funds including the Standard Ag
Society for the outdoor arena, hockey teams and baseball teams, Standard Rodeo Society, Stan-
dard Beautification Group, Standard Curling Club, Standard Library, Standard Community Facility En-
hancement Society, Standard Community Hall and the Standard Nazareth Lutheran Church. Mayor
Joe Petersen and deputy mayor Brandon Duffalla handed out the cheques to representatives from
each group in front of the new caboose on Memory Lane.
Adelle Ellis Photo

Welcome to summer camp 2019

AIA HUGHES or Facebook for camp themes.
Lakewood Community
The Child, Youth and Family Hub • Healthy fun: camps offer fun, stim-
ulating activities that engage the body
Summer camp is about fun in the sun and mind, and also help children and
and exciting activities. The Child, Youth
and Family Hub have hired two new co-
ordinators to plan an adventurous, ac-
teens learn the importance of nutrition
to help improve their eating habits.
• Personal growth: While being away
Annual Garage Sale
tive and healthy summer for kids and from the routine back home, youth have
teens in Strathmore. a chance to learn new skills, and de-
From STEM activities to hiking to velop confidence and independence by
fantastic field trips, there’s sure to be taking on new responsibilities and chal-
something for everyone to choose from. lenges.
Summer camps are the perfect way to • New friendships: Amidst the fun of
avoid the summer slide, which is a de- camp games, songs, swimming, canoe-
cline in reading ability and other aca- ing and talent shows, campers meet new
demic skills, forge new friendships and friends and strengthen existing friend-
discover new skills. ships.
“Attending camp is a wonderful way •Memories: Summer camp is an un-
for kids to keep their minds and bodies forgettable experience that will give
active,” said Aia Hughes, program super- each camper memories (and campfire
visor. “Our camps are designed to learn stories) that will last a lifetime. Youth re-
about nature, take on new responsibili- turn to school with plenty of camp sto-
ties, gain independence and develop ries to share.
critical social skills. We really encourage Camps for Kindergarten-Grade 6 will
all caregivers to give their kids the gift run Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
of camp.” and Grades 7-9 are heading out every
Five reasons kids and teens should at- Wednesday throughout the summer.
tend summer camp: To ensure all kid and teens can attend
• Adventure: summer camp is about a camp, the Hub offers subsidies to those
wide variety of fun adventures and new
experiences, especially exploring the
in need thanks to the Tim Horton’s
Smile Cookie Campaign and United Way JUNE 1st, 2019 9am -1pm
outdoors. The Hub has a new adventure funding. For more information call 403-
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Playing with equipment

The Town of Strathmore put some of their biggest
and best equipment on display at Kinsmen Park
on May 25. Everything from street sweepers to
graders to trucks and utility vehicles were avail-
able for viewing and equipment operators were on
Celebrate your child hand to answer questions. Also, participants had
5 for Life hosted Celebrate your Child at Brent- the opportunity to enter the Strathmore Commu-
wood Elementary on May 25, an event for four nities in Bloom Sunflower Selfies contest and the
and five year olds to play and have fun. Town’s Name the Dump Truck contest.
Join us as we explore grazing & electric fencing fundamentals. These Miriam Ostermann Photo Doug Taylor Photo
essential basic skills will help you 'Reap What You Sow'

Topics Include RSA student performs musical,

Kokhum and Me
• Grazing Principals with Jim Bauer
• Watering Systems
• Electric Fencing how can I see God?
June 25 at VXV Farms near Claresholm 9:00am - 2:30pm Times Contributor “That kind of synthesizes who he is
at the time to himself. What his relation-
June 26 at Valley View Ranch near Strathmore 9:00am - 2:30pm
Zach Running Coyote, a Rosebud ship is to God, to himself, to his family.
School of the Arts (RSA) graduating He sets out on this epic journey to rec-
Costs: student, is producing and performing oncile that identity and finds a character
FFGA Member - $15.00 + GST Kokhum and Me, an original folk musi- of Jesus in the most unexpected place.
Non Member - $20.00 + GST cal, June 4-8 in Calgary. Or maybe the most expected place.
“Kokhum and Me is a play about a Tommy discovers through Kokhum that
young man who looks in the mirror and he is destined to be a healer and a sto-
doesn’t know who he is, and he is des- ryteller for his people,” said Running
perate to know,” said Running Coyote. Coyote.
An aboriginal young man named “(Kokhum and Me) is my story, my
Tommy is walking in downtown Calgary life, and my journey,” he added. “It’s the
when he hears a ringing payphone and story of how I learned to look in a mir-
answers it. It’s his long-lost birth mother ror and love myself. It’s the story of how

www. Life and Death Matters

calling from Vancouver, asking Tommy
to come and visit. Tommy hops on a
Greyhound bus, where he falls into con-
I met Jesus, and it’s the story of why I
tell stories.”
Running Coyote has performed in
versation with Kokhum, a Cree grand- Rosebud Theatre shows, including
The Wheatland and Area Hospice Society extends our sincere mother, who might actually be Jesus. Bright Star, Sherlock and the Case of the
Tommy is also being chased by Whitiko, Christmas Carol, and Cariboo Magi. For
gratitude to the Cheadle Lions Club and all the participants for
an ice-covered monster from Cree my- 2019-20, he is set to be the artist-in-resi-
partnering with us on our 3rd Annual Steering Towards Hospice
thology. dence at Making Treaty 7 Theatre.
fundraising event May 25,Life2019. We also
and Death thank the following
Matters Running Coyote plays the role of Tom- Kokhum and Me is Running Coyote’s
individuals and businesses of our community for their my, and Justin Lanouette, an RSA grad, final project for RSA. He plans to per-
generous contributions of time and merchandise contributing plays Whitiko. Running Coyote also form the musical again at the 2019 Cal-
to the overall success of this event. plays guitar and drums, and Lanouette gary Fringe Festival and at Native Earth
plays bass and cello. This show is the Performing Arts Theatre in Toronto this
directing debut of fellow graduating stu- fall.
Life and Death Matters
dent Heidi MacDonald. Kokhum and Me will premiere June
Tommy’s greatest need, Running Coy- 4-8, in the Motel Theatre space in Arts
MAJOR SPONSORS - CIR Audra Reinhardt - Hiltona Holdings ote said, is expressed when he says, “If Commons. Tickets can be booked at
Bullseye - Lynn Woods Law Office - Wheatland Funeral Home God doesn’t see colour, then He must and
Bluecon Excavating – Eagle Lake Nurseries - Eagle Lake Professional Landscape Supply not see me. And if God doesn’t see me, paid for at the door.
Life and D
Active Solutions for Health Gail Voermans Quaid McBean

Alpine View Pet Spa Dr Garth Anderson Red Carrot


(Kyla Anderson) (FYI Doctors) RE/MAX REPS Group


Andrej Halkovic Gerry Cool Rich-Lee Custom Homes


Ann Scheer Gray’s Ltd (Leanne Hilton)


Aquilla Homes Gulco Farms Roadhouse Restaurant t

(Barry Nephin) Hawes Rustic Woodworking Ea
Rocking Horse Industries
Life and
Aspen Crossing Hillcrest Insurance Rocking R Guest Ranch
ATB Wealth-Justin Hansen Jemma Warrack (Terri & Marvin Kinsmen)
ATB Financial Jim & Joni Hobson Rona - Strathmore
AVB Greenhouses Jody Schneider Rustic Blue Design
Bangles Hair Studio & Spa Judy Forsyth Sarah-Dawn Thiessen
Bill Muckle-Whisky Trail Just Sugar (TPI Travel)
Beth & Jenna Vergouwen Karla Mahussier Sobeys Strathmore
(Wheat & Willow) Karie Schultz Sole Discretion
Brad Hendricks Laura Demott Standard One Stop Shoe Shop
Brad & Theresa Brown Lauren Eitzen Strathmore Golf Course
Bricks Wine Company Libby Wheeler Strathmore Florists
Calder Cleveland Marty Kooistra Strathmore Lions
Candy’s Crochet Michelle Warrack Strathmore Motor Products
Carolyn & Don Lardon Neil Hilton Strathmore Station
Cheadle Lions Club OK Tire Studio 86
CIR Realtors- Strathmore Origins Malting Strathmore Travelodge
Clara Lehman Original Joes The Country Farmhouse
Darlene Domaschuk Pat & Jim Clay (Dianne Brown)
Debbie Mitzner Remax Landan Paul Larsen Value Drug Mart
Debbie Warne Oxbow Golf Course Vicki Myhre
Dennis Hamilen Oxbow Studio - Ken Seitz Western District
Fish Tales Fly Shop Poplar Bluff Historical Society
Fountain Tire Pure Country Meats
To the numerous volunteers who pitched in taking care of all the details our heartfelt thanks. Each and
everyone of you made an important contribution to the success of the weekend. To all who attended and made
purchases, our appreciation for helping us move towards creating hospice care for all in our community.
May 31, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 9

Local cosplay winners to compete internationally

ADELLE ELLIS they learned last year, such as better
Times Reporter time management and what to focus on,
to up their game and create this year’s
In their second shot at the Clara performance, placing them first out of
Cow’s Cosplay Cup (C4) cosplay com- seven teams.
petition, two locals were awarded top One key component of the competi-
marks, earning them first place and an tion was that 80 per cent of their cos-
all-expense paid spot to their first ever tumes had to be homemade. The duo
international competition – the C4 finals made everything from head to toe from Strathmore RCMP is
at AnimeCon in the Netherlands in June scratch and every piece of clothing was investigating the Theft of a
On May 18 at the Telus Convention
custom fit. They made skirts, headdress- Travel Trailer that took place on
es, armour, tops and props, and they cut
Centre in Calgary, dressed as Miguel and styled their wigs and hand-beaded December 2, 2018.
and Tulio from The Road to El Dora- their footwear. They also created their Autumn Desjardins and Connor Anderson placed The Trailer is described as a
do, Autumn Desjardins and her partner first at the Clara Cow’s Cosplay Cup competition
Conor Anderson stole the show with
own skit and audio tracks for the skit. on May 18 in Calgary. The pair dressed as Miguel White Travelaire Rustler with
Desjardins noted they are a strong
their handmade costumes and con man team – she is in charge of crafting the
and Tulio from the Road to El Dorado. license plate Y91180 Alberta and
skit. Photo Courtesy of Joe Desjardins the decals on it appear faded.
costumes while Anderson creates the
“Our performance included us mak- on-stage performance. splay and real life, and being a huge
ing our own costumes, sets and props, “A common comment (we received) nerd helps. I have a way to express
as well as performing a two-and-a-half- If you have any information that
was that we had very high energy in our my nerdiness to the world in the best
minute skit,” said Desjardins. “The per- skit and that it was entertaining… (we way possible,” said Desjardins. She add- could help locate this Trailer,
formance was about the two con men, have) passion for what we do, we love ed that although they may wear their please contact
Miguel and Tulio, trying to scam the the characters, costumes, skit and the Miguel and Tulio costumes again, they
audience into thinking they are gods. Strathmore RCMP.
overall contest,” said Desjardins. “That’s are retired from competing as they have
When Miguel messes up, and acciden- what helped us give it our all.” won major awards, following the lead of File: 20181794883
tally mentions that they are humans not The next step for the duo is to com- an unwritten cosplay rule.
gods, they ‘fight’ their way out of it so
they can escape,” she said.
pete internationally as Team Canada in At C4, along with their first-place fin- 1-800-222-TIPS
the C4 competition at AnimeCon next ish, the Miguel costume won the best
The duo competed in the same com-
petition last year and walked away with
year and they hope to start planning masters craftsmanship award, both (1-800-222-8477)
their new act, costumes, skit and props Miguel and Tulio won C4, and the com-
third place. They were able to take what
by the end of summer, after a well-de- bination of those awards helped them
served break. win the overall cosplay comprehensive
They hope to test out some different award which is an overall weekend win-
styles of skits, such as involved fight
scenes, in the coming months at more
ner award.
For now, the pair will be taking it easy, COULD BE HERE!
local conventions. Once they decide on attending a couple of local conventions,
what type of skit they like and wish to coming up with ideas for the finals and Contact Rose 403-934-5589
perform at the finals, they will narrow just enjoying cosplay for what it is.
down the series and costumes they will “Cosplay is important because it’s full
recreate for the international competi- of artistic expression. You can draw,
tion. build, act, do photo editing – all these
“I love using cosplay as a creative out- different skills can be used for one ac-
let in my life. I am learning so many
techniques and skills that apply to co-
tivity,” said Anderson. “It lets people
make whatever they want.” HEALTH ADVICE

Trading plants Gord Morck

The Strathmore Municipal Library’s 15th annual Pharmacist
Plant Exchange took place on May 26 to a big
turn out. The event featured perennials, house Capsule Comments
plants and vegetables to purchase or trade. Now that the days are getting longer, don’t
Miriam Ostermann Photo forget your lips when applying sun protection.
There are many sun block preparations
We’ll Make You specially formulated for the lips. Use one with
a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 15.

SMILE And speaking of sunscreens, it’s not often

that pharmacists can claim that a product sold
in the pharmacy can prevent cancer. But they
can say this with sunscreens which when
applied properly can prevent changes in the
skin brought on my overexposure to the sun.
Use your sunscreen often and liberally. It can
Please call 403-934-9681 prevent skin cancer.
to schedule your appointment Tick season is upon us. When ticks bite,
Dr. Elizabeth Robinson • Dr. Leanne Lesniak they inject a dose of anticoagulant to stop
the blood from clotting and a toxin that can
NEW PATIENTS WELCOME cause paralysis in humans and animals. Check
yourself and your pet often after being outdoors
#11 - 55 Wheatland Trail, Strathmore in the woods. If you find a tick, remove it as
soon as possible using a pair of fine scissors and
levering the tick out of the skin.
Many medications used to treat heartburn
are available without a prescription. One
class of these “anti-acid” drugs is the drug
esomeprazole (Nexium). This is a powerful
Residential medication and should be used only after other
Acreage antacids failed to do the job. It should be used
for only short-term use (about 2 weeks). If the
Award Winning problem still persists, check with your doctor
for further investigation.
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COFFEE Emergency Services Charity Golf Tournament
Stop in and enjoy a cup of coffee and learn about: Friday, June 14, 2019
Recreation for Seniors in Strathmore Strathmore Golf Course
9 am Shotgun Start – Texas Scramble
$125 Entry Includes:
• 18 holes of golf • Power cart • Steak dinner
When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • Silent auction
• Team Prizes
• Contests
• Hole-in-one prize
• 50/50
• Fun
10:00 am—11:00 am
Where: Strathmore Municipal Library
85 Lakeside Blvd
Guest Speaker: Mark Pretzlaff
Recreation Manager

Sponsored by the Registration

To register contact Strathmore Regional Victim Services at 403-934-6552
Seniors Advisory Committee Donna Hendricks 403-934-4079
Register online at
Proceeds to Strathmore Regional Victim Services Society and a local charity

Please join us for some challenging fun at the

Strathmore Fire Department.

You will be learning about Boat Safety, Fire Extinguishers, First

Aid, Bike Safety and a fun and interactive way!!
Family BBQ and Awards presentation on the last day.
Max. 25 per camp.
Accepting applications starting May 13th
Where: Strathmore Fire Department
An Exciting summer opportunity awaits you at
When: Cadets ages 15-17 July 15-20, 2019; $150.00
The Strathmore Fire Department!
Cadets apply by: June 14, 2019
Cadet camp is six days of working and learning with Firefighters,
Kids ages 9-11 - July 23-26, 2019; $100.00
Enforcement Officers, and Leaders of the Community.
Kids apply by: June 14, 2019
Learning leadership, First Aid, Fire Suppression, Boat Safety, and
many more valuable skills is the goal of this camp. Youth ages 12-14 - August 20-23, 2019; $100.00

Cadets will also be given an opportunity to be a camp leader in two Youth apply by: July 30, 2019
other 2019 summer camps and gain school credits at the same time. Applications can be found at: or
Max. 25 per camp. The Strathmore Fire Department 721 Lakeside Boulevard
Accepting applications starting May 13th Contact: (403) 934-3022 or
Where: Strathmore Fire Department Subsidies available on approval
When: Cadets ages 15-17 July 15-20, 2019;
Cadets apply by: June 14, 2019

Applications can be found at: or

The Strathmore Fire Department 721 Lakeside Boulevard
Contact: (403) 934-3022 or
Subsidies available on approval
680 Westchester Road, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J1 • 403-934-3133 • Office Hours: M - F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
May 31, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 11

Hearing Loss Shouldn’t Be Experienced Alone

Thanking volunteers
Students and staff at Westmount Elementary School recognized the work of their many volunteers at
their annual Tea and Fine Arts Performance on May 16.
Doug Taylor Photo

Rural crime issues

across seven provinces, from provincial
Martin Shields, Member of Parlia- and municipal government representa-
ment for Bow River, highlighted Justin tives, municipal associations and local
Trudeau’s failure to tackle the issue of crime watch associations. It is shocking
rural crime in Alberta. that the Liberal-controlled committee
In March of 2018, Conservative Mem- issued a report with no formal recom-
ber of Parliament Shannon Stubbs put mendations for action.”
forward a motion to study the issue of The evidence presented during the
rural crime in Canada and its effects on committee’s study showed critical gaps
rural communities and families. This that are clearly within the mandate and
motion passed with 287 yes votes on scope of the federal government:
May 30 and included a six-month dead- • A lack of police resources in RCMP
line for the final report. The Liberal- detachments leading to response times
controlled House of Commons’ Public delayed by hours – sometimes days.
Safety Committee tabled its report on • Ambiguity in the Criminal Code
May 16 – almost six months late – with surrounding property rights and self-
We’re Right Beside You. Every Step Of The Way.
zero recommendations for action. The defence.
Speaker of the House of Commons • The absence of emergency dispatch
ruled this delay was “unparliamentary.” (9-1-1) in rural and remote areas. Beltone Hearing Centre
“I have heard from residents across • Significant financial hardships, 202 2nd Avenue Strathmore
our riding deeply concerned about rural mental and physical health challenges, 403-901-6332
crime,” said Shields. “It is shameful that and lack of services for victims of phys- Office Hours:
the Liberals on the Public Safety Com- ical and sexual violence. Wednesday / Thursday
mittee refused to take this issue seri- “It is time for the Prime Minister to 9:00am - 4:00pm
ously – even after hearing directly from stop ignoring rural Canadians and take
affected Canadians. The need to address action to combat this growing public
rural crime received 101 endorsements safety emergency,” said Shields.

The organizers of the Rockyford Ladies Spring Gala,

“Celebrating 100 Years of Fashion”,
RESHAPING THE LANDSCAPE would like to THANK the following DONORS for their generousity!
Without your help we would not have, once again, realized such success!
90’s 2 Restaurant Getz, Collins and Strathmore Florist
Angela and Dorothy Associates Strathmore Golf Course
Geeraert Gregory Harriman and Strathmore Jewelry
Angela Bergnach Associates Boutique
Animal Care Centre Henry’s Shoes Strathmore Motor
Anne Munchrath Hillcrest Insurance Products
Aspen Crossing Home Hardware Strathmore Station
ATB investor Services -Strathmore Strathmore Times
Authentic Roots Jacci Koester Stylez Salon & Spa
-Lisa Garriott Janis Kathol Strathmore Travelodge
2019 XT2 2019 NEIGHBOUR- 2019 Z-FORCE S/LX/ AVB Green houses Jennifer Saunders Striking Nails
Badlands Passion Play
Jungling Works
Kal Tire
-Tara Harwood
Studio 86 Tanning

$3,79500 $2,02500 $4,99500 Baintree Angus

Brant’s Plumbing
Kim Geeraert
Koester Bookkeeping
Lawn Family in memory
The Rack on 3rd
The Red Carrot
The Standard Shoe Shop
and Heating of Georgia Three Hills Home
Brittany Coates Mark’s in Drumheller Hardware
Calgary Co-op Mary Marshman Triple B Tavern
Canadian Tire Megan Koester Twena Koester
Carolyn Larden Merv’s Mechanical Value Drug Mart
Ciara Sandum Minosa Nail & Spa Vickey & Larry Cook
Photography Necias Notables Wheat & Willow
CIBC Strathmore Nutrien Ag Solutions - Beth & Jenna
Cluny Country Strathmore Vergouwen
Farmhouse Real Deals
Crooked Creek Farms Ltd. Red Carrot The Gala Committee
D. & A. Reinhardt Refinish FX and Donors:
2019 ULTIMA 2018 RZT L 2018 Z FORCE S/SX Crystal Ridge Dental Road House Restaurant Audrey Cammaert
SERIES 60” SERIES 42” SERIES 54” Dairy Queen
Dave Phillips
Rockyford History
Book Society
Billie Katterhagen
Cathy deGroot

$5,87500 $3,22500 $4,25000 David Henke

DAZ Management
- Jeff Dick
Rockyford Steel
Rosebud Gas Co-op
Rosebud Theatre
Darlene Koester
Elaina Geeraert
Johanne Lawn

Eagle Lake Nurseries Shoppers Drug Mart Laurie Phillips
Early Bird Air Sky Nails Lois Koester
Elaina Geeraert Sobey’s Liquor Store Myranda Kettenbach
Ember Resources Sole Discretion Patsy Kathol

LANGDON 403.936.5801
Fireworks Factory Starbucks Rhonda Koester
Freson IGA Strathmore Dental Centre Shaylene Koester

OUR VOLUNTEERS: Rockyford Library Board, all the Gala Gals Men, Ian Lawn,
Shane Richardson, Fiona Elder, all those who helped with ticket sales and
Page 12 • Strathmore TIMES • May 31, 2019


Energy District bylaw
Sale tiMe:
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introduced in
bidding lUnCH

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019 Wheatland County has designated preferred locations for
direCtiOnS: On HWY 1 eaSt StratHMOre (neW CO-OP) gO nOrtH On Times Contributor these types of facilities and encourages
g FreeMan trail 3.2KMS (2MileS) tHen tWSP 244 gO 2 MileS eaSt developers to consider the least conflict
tO r.r. 245 tHen .8KMS (1/2 Mile) nOrtH. On May 7, Wheatland County council areas designated by the county.
COntaCt nUMber: Cell #: 403-934-2033 - Pete reviewed the first draft of a new bylaw The regular environmental, storm wa-
(2019-04) to set up an Energy District ter and impact studies, such as noise
designation that would deal with large- and traffic assessment reports, will be
scale solar and wind energy projects. required.
“As the province has provided fund- There is a requirement to present
ing and support to developers to build community engagement efforts, but it
the renewable sector, it is important is up to the development authority to
that Wheatland County is prepared for consider whether further public consul-
these projects through detailed site reg- tation is necessary. Adequate signage is
ulation and continued consistency with to be placed on the facilities for public
our MDP (municipal development plan) safety and all electrical lines are to be
and RGMS (regional growth manage- placed underground.
ment strategy) regulatory sections that The guidelines for decommissioning
pertain to renewables,” said Odessa Co- the sites required that abandoned proj-
hen, junior planner for the county. ects restore the soil conditions to pre-
Cohen stated it was the first draft of development status. A plan for these
the bylaw and it may need guidance may be asked for by the development
and amendments from council to en- officer on application. Safety provisions
hance and improve it. include fall protection and high angle
The Energy District designation limits rescue certification for wind facilities,
the building coverage and impervious as well as emergency response plans
surfaces up to 85 per cent of lot sizes, for both solar and wind. Recommenda-
TRACTORS & TRUCKS HAYING tions are to use flat black non-reflective
sets height guidelines for turbines and
2010 JD 5105M MFWA dsl tractor, JD 535 Rd Baler, tandem wheels,
setbacks to roads, buildings and adja- surfaces for installation exteriors. Ad-
CAHR, 540 economy PTO, tri hyd, 540PTO, sn: E00535X970570; JD 346 equate spacing of units, greens mainte-
cent residences for wind and energy de-
3pth, left hand reverser, 18.4X30 Sq. Baler; JD 338 Sq. Baler w/1/4 turn; velopments. Detailed drawings are re- nance and weed containment are also
r.r., 12.4X24 f.r., w/JD563 Self Lev- nH 499 12ft Haybine w/hydra swing; quired that include distances to adjacent defined. Fencing, ladders and locking
nH 1033 P.T. Bale Wagon; Frontier landowners and hamlets. The county provisions are defined in the bylaw.
eling FEL, 7’ bucket, 2541hrs,
Wr1010 11Wheel Hay Rake; vicon 6
Wheel Hay Rake; 8’x30’ Pipe Frame
Case 970 Agra King dsl tractor w/ Tarp Hay Shelter; 3pth Rd Bale Han- NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
cab, pto, 3pth, 5078hrs
Cockshutt 1655 dsl tractor, pto, dual
dler; JD Quick attach Rd Bale Fork; VILLAGE OF STANDARD
22ft Bale Elevator w/electric motor
Case Tractor w/Meili-Blumberg 10’ JD 111 Hydrastatic Garden Tractor w/
Road Grader Attach., sn: 8031179
mower, 100hrs; nH 195 tandem Ma-
2017 Ford F350 XLT Super Duty nure Spreader, sn: 225332; Morris PURPOSE: The purpose of Bylaw 02-2019 is to consider amending the text of Land Use Bylaw No. 02-2012,
to regulate the development of cannabis production facilities within the Village of Standard as follows:
Truck, 6.7L Power Stoke Turbo 50ft Hyd Harrow draw bar w/spring
dsl, auto trans, 4wd, Crew Cab, tooth harrows; FEL 7’ Snow Bucket; 2.1 In Part 2, Section 2.3, Definitions, immediately following the definition for “Cannabis Accessory”,
w/9’ Deck w/G.N. Hitch, fuel tank Linden 2 way post pounder; JD 3pth add the following definitions:
4ft Rototiller; 12ft 3pth Spring Tooth “Cannabis Production Facility” means a premise used for growing, producing, testing, destroying, storing
& toolboxes, 30,000kms, sn: 1FD- or distribution of Cannabis authorized by a license issued by the Federal Minister of Health. Distribution of
Cult.; CCil 12ft DT Cult; Massey Fer-
8W3HT3HED95724 Cannabis does not include a “Cannabis Retail Sales” use.
guson 10ft tandem disc; 9ft Dozer
2003 Chev 3500 Duramax Truck, Alli- blade; JD 513 3pth Gyro Mower; Rhi- 2.2 In Part 8, Land Use Districts, add “Cannabis Production Facility” in the appropriate alphabetical location
son 6spd trans, Air Bags/suspension, no T.T. PTO Mower, parts; JD 95 9ft to the following districts as a Discretionary Use:
w/12’ Flatdeck w/fuel tanks & 12V 3pth Blade; 12ft Land Roller; Bucket • I Industrial District
pump, up to date safety, 104,700kms, mount bale spike; bolt on 3pth; 10ft
2.3 In Part 7, General Rules, following Section 7.24. “Cannabis Retail Sales”, add the following section:
sn: 1GBJK34153E308828 Hyd. Box Scraper; Emerson 2 1/2 “7.25. Cannabis Production Facility
1984 Dodge 250 Ram 4X4 Truck, yard Dirt Scraper; 8ft Hyd Box Scrap- (1) As a condition of development and prior to the operation of the facility, the owner must provide a
er; 5’ Tumblebug Dirt Mover; 2-Alum. copy of the current license for all activities associated with cannabis production as issued by the Health
4spd trans w/ Jiffy Round Baler
Hwy Tractor Fuel Tanks; Aeromatic pre Canada.
Handler, 194,000kms, sn: 1B7JW- heater propane grain dryer; Genpac (2) The owner or applicant must obtain any other approval, permit, authorization, consent or license
24W8ES290853. that may be required to ensure compliance with applicable federal, provincial or other municipal legisla-
Backhoe tamper; Antique Orbital Hole tion.
TRAILERS Digger; 12” Frost Bucket; FEL Sq. Bal- (3) The development must be done in such a manner where all of the processes and functions are
2012 Continental 12ft tandem Cargo er Accumulator; Approx. 3000gal H.D. fully enclosed within a stand-alone building including all loading stalls and docks, garbage containers and
Trailer w/rear door ramp, sn: 5NHUT- Under Ground Fuel Tank; 300gal Poly waste material.
tank; 20ft Sea Can; approx. 50 sheets (4) The development shall not include an outdoor area for the storage of goods, materials or supplies.
W22XCT616170; 2011 Suretrac 12’ (5) The development shall not operate in conjunction with another approved use.
tandem Dump Trailer, sn: 5JWT- 7/8” Chip Board plywood; 4-new (6) The development must include equipment designed and intended to remove odors from the air
gMC 6-Hole Chrome Wheels where it is discharged from the building as part of a ventilation system.
D1224B1040756; 2003 SWS 30’ G.N.
tri-axle Flatdeck Trailer w/ramps, sn: LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT (7) The Development Authority may require as a condition of a development permit, a waste manage-
ment plan completed by a qualified professional, which includes but not limited to, details on:
16’ & 14’ Hi Hog Panels; 7 Box Stall a. the quantity and characteristics of liquid and waste material discharged by the facility;
2S9GB303136090394 ; 2005 Feath-
Panels; Mr. Squeeze Cattle Squeeze; b. the method and location of collection and disposal of liquid and waste material discharged by
erlite 24ft X 7ft tandem G.N. Alum.
400bu Hopper bottom bin; Poly Calf the facility; and
Stock Trailer, 1 divider gate, sn: 4FG- Warmer c. the incineration of waste products and airborne emissions, including smell.
B2242-3-5C078976; 1997 Coachman
23’ tandem Holiday Trailer, sn: TC2B- SHOP TOOLS PRESENTATION: A Public Hearing will be held in the Council Chamber, 120 Elsinore Ave, Standard, Alberta,
on June 12, 2019 commencing at 7pm. Council will hear from any person claiming to be affected by the
0866VG003628; Royal 18’ tandem & EQUIPMENT proposed bylaw. The time limit of oral presentations is subject to the direction of the Chairperson.
Flatdeck Trailer; S.B. 20’ tandem Flat- Large assortment of hand tools, Persons wishing to submit a letter, petition or other communication concerning these matters in advance of
power tools, shop equipment & misc the Public Hearing, may do so provided they are legibly written. Submissions will be received up to Mon-
deck Trailer; Tandem Trailer Converter day, June 10th, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. Submissions should be addressed to: P.O Box 249 Standard, Alberta T0J
items (3 trailers) 3G0. Please be advised that the personal information in submissions made, is collected under the authority
of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Section 33(c) and subsequent versions
of the Act. All submissions provided to the Village Council will be publicly available, in accordance with
Section 40(1) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
DOCUMENTATION: A copy of the proposed bylaw may be inspected by the public during regular office
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May 31, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 13

Rosebud Theatre brings back a favourite

DAThe Traini-est
LAUREEN F. GUENTHER just that he can’t do very

Times Contributor much anymore. Or at least
he’s not allowed to do much
The Kite, a comedy by anymore. ‘I want to drive the
Weekend of
Canadian author and play- car again. I want to smoke my
wright W. O. Mitchell, will be cigars.’ He’s got a gun that he
performed at Rosebud The- wants to have that nobody the Year!
atre this summer, 14 years lets him have anymore. He’s Nathan Schmidt plays 117-year-old Daddy Sher-
after it was first produced driving people crazy just be- ry in Rosebud Theatre’s production of The Kite
there. The show runs June 7 cause it’s fun.” this summer, 14 years after he played the role in Enjoy the 15th Annual Father’s Day Celebration
to Aug. 31. Schmidt finds it both in- Rosebud’s first production of the play. at Aspen Crossing! June 15th & 16th
Daddy Sherry of small- timidating and hopeful to Photo Courtesy Morris Ertman
town Saskatchewan is about reprise a role that was so gave her a perspective on what was go- Start with a delicious drop in Pancake Breakfast
to turn 117 years old. He’s the popular the first time around. ing on for her mother.” in the greenhouse. Adults $10 – Children - $6
oldest man in the world and “He (Daddy Sherry) re- After seeing the show, the woman Or, treat Dad to a scrumptious brunch buffet in the
the whole town is planning ally captured something at told Schmidt, she could go back to her Diefenbaker Dining Car, available Sat. & Sun.
a party. The queen has sent the time, and audiences just challenging task refreshed. Reservations required.
a note. CBC Radio is coming loved it,” Schmidt said. “This “It’s really a human being fighting
to do an interview. Everyone characterization that we See the G scale model railway trains by the
for their independence and respect,”
wants to celebrate. Everyone found in rehearsal really de- Schmidt said. Rocky Mount Garden Railroaders. Take a ride on
the children’s size miniature train. Face painting,
that is, except Daddy Sherry. livered this old guy for peo- Rosebud Theatre invites all centenar- scavenger hunt, fun for the whole family.
Nathan Schmidt, who ple, and really allowed peo- ians to receive complimentary tickets to
played Daddy Sherry in ple to connect to the story. The Kite. Then, get onboard the Aspen Crossing Railway
Rosebud Theatre’s first pro- “The jokes just line up and The Kite will be performed in Rose- for a one-hour teaser tour. Explore rail cars from
1946 up to 1958 as you travel through the
duction of The Kite in 2005, pile up on each other until bud’s Opera House, June 7 to Aug. 31. stunning Alberta prairie!
is reprising the role this sum- the theatre would just roar.” Tickets come with a buffet meal. Some
mer. Schmidt hopes this sum- ticket-only seats may be available. See Visit for more
“(Daddy Sherry) is just sit- mer’s audiences will again or call 1-800-267- information or Call – 1-866-440-3500
ting in the yard and he’s just “have a ball.” He also hopes 7553.
making trouble,” Schmidt the life he’s experienced
said. “He doesn’t like how since that first production
everyone treats him like an will inform his second por-
old man. He feuds with the trayal. He’s lost two of his TULLICHEWAN RANCH – BLACK DIAMOND, AB
neighbour dog, Timmy. He grandparents and has be-

doesn’t like the (neighbours) come a husband and father.
too much. He’s got a lot of He also carries the stories HAYING & LIVESTOCK
opinions and he states them of people whose lives reso- EQUIPMENT
pretty strongly.” nated with the show.
And Daddy Sherry is de-

After one performance, a
termined to thwart every bit
of the plans for his birthday
woman told him her story.
She was looking after her el- 5 P.M.
party. derly mother, and she said it LOCATED: FROM THE JCT OF HWY 7 & HWY 22 (BLACK DIAMOND HOTEL) GO .9 KM WEST TO 402 AVE
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going to die then,’” Schmidt ever done. MILLARVILLE RACE TRACK GO 5.8 KM SOUTH ON 176 ST W
said. “He’s not even going to “She talked about the fight
make it to his 117th birthday, every day, the fight and the
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• Heavy Hitter Hyd Post Pounder W/new Engine • Kenway Wester Saddle
• 20’ Hd Shop Built Land Roller • Eamor Western Saddle
• 5’ Pt Bush Hog Mower
The Crowther Memorial Junior High School Annual Parent HAYING EQUIP • Ih Loadstar 1600 Truck, 5 Spd, 2 Spd W/ 16’ Wood Box – S/n
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• JD 510 Round Baler - Seized Not Used For Years • Coats 10-10 Tire Changer
to answer parent and student questions. • JD 346 Square Baler S/n 497556e • Dewalt Upright Air Compressor Single Phase
• JD 336 Square Baler S/n 213977e – For Parts • Lincoln Elec Mig Pak 140 Welder
• NH 1030 Pt Bale Stacker S/n 14238 • 2" Homelite Gas Water Pump
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Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra

West Wheatland 4-H to perform in Strathmore

Times Contributor

The Rocky Mountain Symphony Or-

chestra (RMSO) will perform their sea-
son finale in the Strathmore Travelo-

& Sale
dge ballroom, June 8, featuring Morag The Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra will re-
Northey on the cello. This will be their turn to Strathmore June 8.
38th concert in three seasons. Photo Courtesy of Ian Staples
The 45-member orchestra will open changing conversation with his grand-
the program with Edward Elgar’s Cello father, days before his grandfather died.
Concerto, written just after the Second “He told me to go back to school
World War when Elgar had lost a close (and study music), or he’d come back
family member, said Carlos Foggin, the to haunt me,” Foggin said with a laugh.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

orchestra’s artistic director. So, in his 30s, he got a music degree.
“It was kind of (Elgar’s) last major “That’s why we come to places where
work and it explores loss. It explores maybe travel, time or accessibility or
tragedy,” Foggin said. maybe costs for families (are barriers
“It has extraordinarily gorgeous cello to hearing orchestral music),” he said.
Show 12:30 am • Sale 6 pm playing. There’s nothing more beautiful
for the cello than this.”
“We’re trying to remove all the things
that give me a 15-year-late start on my
Rockyford Sportsplex For the second half of the concert,
Foggin said, “We’re playing the Second
Wherever the RMSO goes, their goal is
Symphony by Brahms, which is any- to make it possible, even easy, for peo-
Please come and support these kids thing but tragic and anything but sad. ple to hear and enjoy well-performed,
by purchasing an animal. It’s like a babbling brook.” good quality orchestral music.
Most kids will put the profit from the sale of their The RMSO comes to Strathmore and “We pause before or maybe even
animal toward post secondary education. its other “signature communities” once during (the performance), to explain
a year, Foggin said, bringing musical ex- what’s coming up, to give you kind of
periences to people in small communi- a roadmap and maybe some road signs
ties – the musical experiences Foggin to look out for, so that you know kind
didn’t have as he grew up in a small of where we are in the landscape. The
Alberta community. programs often include good notes that
Though he studied piano at the Uni- you can read before, during or in the
versity of Lethbridge from the time he intermission.”
was eight years old and had performed At the Strathmore concert, there’ll be
the piano internationally and won na- a bar, so patrons can sip a soft drink or
tional awards by the time he was in wine during the performance.
high school, Foggin didn’t know any “It’s going to be a professional sound
professional music performers. in a casual setting,” said Foggin.
Following the advice of his high
Cheadle Beef & Sheep, Rockyford Beef, Standard Sheep school guidance counselor, he pursued
For tickets, go to strathmoresympho- Children’s tickets are $5, students
medicine for a while. Then he had a life- $15 and adults $35.

Season Finale: Live at the Strathmore Travelodge Ballroom

45-Member Orchestra on Tour
JUNE ELGAR Cello Concerto in E minor
Looking to lower your grain
BRAHMS Symphony # 2 in D Major


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May 31, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 15


County decisions questioned As reported, there were many developers present. Once agri-
cultural land is taken out of production and given over to another
To the Editor when spring seeding was underway. To some of our use, it never reverts to its original use. Oh yes, the county would
The May 17 issue of the Strathmore Times featured elected councillors, spring seeding was not important, benefit from a higher tax base. We only need to look at the City
the front-page article on the withholding of county although it is one of the busiest times of a farmer’s of Calgary to see how quickly land is taken over. As this bylaw is
support for local libraries. What were our elected year. The quoted remarks by Reeve Link and Council- now in place, we wait to see the results.
councilors thinking? Libraries provide many programs lor Ikert show no understanding of the farm schedule. Mary Risseeuw
for children and a good many adults enjoy reading. Thank you to Rod Vergouwen for attending and pre- Wheatland County
On Page 14 the account of the energy bylaw con- senting concerns in regard to agricultural land and to
tained some disturbing information and was presented Councillors Koester and Armstrong for their stand.

A reply to our MLA comments on renewables Pass the Salt

To the Editor when more power is needed. A kWhr from solar is now cheap- A NEW BEGINNING of His sacrifice. There is a
This constituent’s feedback is in re- er to produce than conventional power methods in many places It’s graduation time of year. new found freedom that we
sponse to our MLA Leela Aheer’s article in around the world, including Alberta, as evidenced by an unsubsi- What does that mean? It never had before. The only
the Strathmore Times, May 17th edition. dized price of $48/MWhr from Canadian Solar to provide 135,000 means all the hard work final exam and prerequisite
To quote the line in that article: “Wind- MWh to Alberta Infrastructure. This was announced last month and studying has paid off. for entering the Kingdom, is
mills and solar panels have major pollution when our average pool price was $54/MWh. The solar rebate cov- It means a new kind of to believe and receive Jesus
footprints, from creation to maintenance to ered up to 35 per cent of system cost for residential solar systems. freedom. You survived the into your heart. Then we have
the landfill.” As of last week, the Energy Efficiency Alberta (EEA) website is no season in your life and made a chance to start all over
It would appear from that statement that longer accepting applications for the solar rebates. From the solar
the idea of using or supporting this green
it through. It also means with Him. There is a huge
industry, I’m hearing that 2,000 solar jobs in Alberta that could be
technology is not even worth investigating a chance to start over. It’s celebration in heaven as well.
saved with a slow ramp-down of the rebates will be lost because
if someone wasn’t aware of the environ- of this program that was developed by the previous government another new beginning. It’s Whenever someone decides
mental benefits this technology does pro- being eliminated. a huge celebration of family to graduate into the Kingdom
vide. The UCP promised to go back to the SGER (Specified Gas Emit- and friends that have been of God, there is a party in
So, I thought I’d get some factual an- ters Regulation now renamed TIER) style carbon tax which we cheering you on for this day. heaven. Heaven has the best
swers from the solar industry and use cor- have had in Alberta started by the conservatives 11 years ago. I like the fresh new start parties ever. It is far from a
rect terminology in response to this public Given our MLA’s recent statements about the disadvantage to definition. I think we boring place.
comment from our government. alternative power generation, it would appear that supporting di- continually graduate from If you don’t want to trek
First, windmills are for grinding grain, versification and promoting green technology is not part of the different seasons in our lives through the wilderness any
wind turbines are what produces green UCP plans. I have reached out to both our MP and MLA on details and have opportunities for more, and you need a fresh
energy. The main components in wind tur- of their environmental plans; still waiting for a reply.
bines are the same components used in
a fresh new start. It’s kind start, try graduating into
Our MLA is right on one thing at least – we’ll be warm; unfor-
conventional generators like steel and cop- of like spring. There are God’s Kingdom. You will never
tunately, there may be nothing to eat or drink that can be bought
per wire which are all recycled at the end at a reasonable price as our planet temperature continues to in- new flowers, new crops, walk alone again. Life will be
of their lives. Yes, wind and sun are inter- crease. All you have to do is watch the news to get the latest on new leaves and fresh green tough at times and mountains
mittent, but every grid must have backup how climate change is affecting our planet. grass. We see things from a will still need to be scaled,
generators no matter what type they are. Remember when we had acid rain killing our lakes? We took different perspective after a but you will have a fresh
As far as sunlight is concerned, why do you action and eliminated leaded gas, and nature healed itself. long hard season of winter. mindset and a different view
think a company, just recently announced, Remember when we discovered that there was a hole in our Jesus is like that too. When than you ever had before. It is
has invested into a large solar farm within ozone layer, you know the one that protects our planet from be- we accept Him and graduate well worth the asking.
Wheatland County if sunlight was a prob- ing fried out of existence from the sun harmful rays? We took into His Kingdom, everything
lem? The solar module has a 30- to 40-year action and eliminated freon, and nature fixed itself. We have a is new and looks different. Pastor Elizabeth Karp
life so at this point really nothing to re- self-healing planet if we choose to give it a chance.
cycle yet. That said, their main structural
The mistakes of the past Harvest Healing Centre
What are you prepared to do to at least state we did what we
build is aluminum and glass. In 20 year’s are washed away because Church
could to extend the life as we have it now into the future? I, like
time, there is going to be a robust recy- most people, tend to believe that scientists would know more
cling industry as some of the original large about what we should be doing than those that are not. Time is
solar projects start to get decommissioned. ticking; the scientific global community has stated we have 12 BOW RIVER ALLIANCE CHURCH SACRED HEART CATHOLIC
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an abandoned oil well or coal-fired gen- are you willing to bet your families future on, opinions or facts? Pastor: Fr. Wojciech Jarzecki
erator and mine. This is also supported by If you feel that supporting green technology development and Sunday Worship: 10 am Masses: Saturday 5 pm • Sunday 10 am
the example of the huge amount of orphan industry diversification in creating new jobs can improve the
well problems that dot our Alberta land- chance for your family’s future, you should let your MP and MLA
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today. Thanks to climate change, Alberta Wednesday Bible Study: 7 pm HOPE COMMUNITY
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peak grid. It’s my understanding that last STRATHMORE FULL GOSPEL CHURCH 245 Brent Blvd, Strathmore • 403-934-2424
summer we had a few peak days that were 50 Maplewood Drive • 403-934-2225 Pastor: Heidi Wiebe
very close to our winter peak demand days Senior Pastor: Rev. Les Fischer Worship Service Sundays 10 am
of power consumption. Youth Pastor: Rev. Kyle Lomenda
Solar energy is outpacing the construc- New Office Hours: STRATHMORE ALLIANCE
tion of new coal- and gas-fired generators 9 am - 4 pm • Tues - Wed - Thur 325 1 Ave • 403-934-3543
Worship Service: 10:30 am Corner of 1 Ave & Wheatland Trail
around the world, and support the grid Children’s Church & Nursery in Service Lead Pastor: Mike Wiebe
Extending Grace - igniting hope Associate Pastor: John Duerksen Youth/Worthip Inter: Connor Hyde
LORD OF ALL (NALC) LUTHERAN 10:00 am Worship Service
112 Lakeside Blvd. • 403-934-2374
Worship Schedule Wheatland Trail & 3rd Avenue
Thursday Evening 7:00 pm 403-934-3025
Sunday Family 10:30 am Rev. Pamela Scott
Christian Education Sunday Worship 10:30 am
For All - Ages 3-103 Sunday School 10:30 am
Sunday at 9:30 am Nursery Care Provided
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Loop system for the hearing impaired
Meeting in the Lutheran Church 102 Canal Gardens
112 Lakeside Blvd. 587-227-6956 403-901-0893 / 403-880-3171
Pastor: Donald Pierre Pastor: Elizabeth Karp
Services held every Saturday Pastor: Dave Mackie
Sabbath School: 10 AM Worship Sundays 10:30 am
Class in session Worship Service: 11 AM
Youth Tuesdays 7 pm
Come Join us for a spirit-filled time
HOB’s Hobbies hosted two miniatures paint- of worship
ing workshops for Strathmore’s Warhammer
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ice painters came to learn from instructors Cody
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realestatereps 403.934.3334 Michelle


M AY 3 1 , 2 0 1 9

bring home
The Strathmore Thunder U16
fastpitch development team
brought home bronze from the
Annual SBR/Blues Tournament
held in Calgary May 24-26.
The 13 players along with their
coaches fought back from a
slow start in the cold and rain
at the beginning of the week-
end to win bronze on late Sun-
day afternoon with some big
hits and tight fielding.
Photo Courtesy of
Dawn Gibson

Athleticism at counties
Junior track and field counties were held at Wheatland Elementary School on May 22. Crowther
Memorial Junior High School, George Freeman School, Holy Cross Collegiate, Trinity Christian
Academy, Siksika High School and Wheatland Crossing school all competed in running events,
hurdles, long jump, triple jump, high jump, discus, shot put and javelin. The top two students in
each event then attended the zones competition in Calgary on May 28.
Adelle Ellis Photos

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May 31, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 17

‘Bird in Motion’ starts

journey for autism awareness CRELLIN, George Raymond
who died on December 3, 2017
ADELLE ELLIS 1941 - 2019
If you have a claim against this estate,
Times Reporter Ray passes away on May 13 at the Leduc Hospital you must file your claim by July 2, 2019
surrounded by family, after a brief battle with cancer. and provide details of your claim
One man and his bird will be travel- Ray was survived by his children Christine (Ryan) with William A. Herman of
ling from Calgary to Newfoundland by from Leduc, Marvin from Calgary, and Jayne (Brian) HERMAN, KLOOT & COMPANY
from Sherwood Park. Grandchildren Brady, Justin, at 98-3rd Ave. West, Box 970,
walking and using ride-share services, Drumheller, Alberta TOJ OYO
Eric, Brett and Brody. Brothers Bob (Georgina) from
while documenting his journey on so- Langdon and Chuck (Nancy) from Victoria, along with If you do not file by the date above, the estate
cial media in hopes of raising interest numerous nieces, nephews and relatives. property can lawfully be distributed without regard
and money for autism awareness and A celebration of Ray’s life will be held on June 22 to any claim you may have.
programs for youth. from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Strathmore Legion.
James Walker and his 10-year-old The family would like to thank the doctors and stiffen
Brazilian caique (a species of parrot) the second floor at the Leduc Hospital for their efforts GARAGE SALES
companion, Gadget, will depart on and care.
their Bird in Motion autism awareness
walk on June 1.
Walker suffered a traumatic brain in-
jury in a car accident when he was 19, Obituary GARAGE SALE
and more recently has suffered with Ranch Estates
depression and anxiety. He has spent COMSTOCK, (Mobile Park off Centre Street)
his life seeking treatments and taking Robert Lester Friday, May 31st from 1 to 4 p.m.
medications to curb the effects of his Robert (Bob) Comstock formerly Saturday, June 1st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
injury. That was until he met Gadget a of Rosebud, Alberta passed away
peacefully on Monday May 20, 2019 MULTI HOMES INVOLVED - 1OO’s of items
little over a year ago. Now registered as
at his home in Strathmore, surrounded by his family. ONE WAY TRAFFIC RULES.
an emotional support animal, Gadget
Bob is survived by his soul mate and wife of 63 years, ALL SALES FINAL.
has not only helped Walker get off all
Rosemary Comstock; also surviving are Bob’s four
medications, but he will be travelling children, Lester, Heather (Gordon) Pasini, Kevin (Kath-
across Canada on Walker’s shoulder to
try and help other people as well.
leen) Comstock, Michael (Margo) Comstock; thirteen
grandchildren; one great grandson; as well as his
Huge Namaka Hamlet
“I met Gadget and we’ve been insep-
arable ever since; he goes everywhere
brother, George Comstock. Bob was predeceased by
his sister, Catherine Poole. Funeral services will be
held at the Rosebud Community Church on Saturday,
Saturday, June 8
with me,” said Walker, who added the
two often attend festivals, events and June 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm with a Reception to follow
at the Rosebud Community Centre. In lieu of flowers,
fundraisers to meet new people and of-
fer them emotional support as well.
memorial donations may be made to the Canadian
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at or to
9 am-4 pm
Although Gadget has been backpack- James Walker and his certified emotional support
parrot Gadget will be travelling from Calgary to
the Strathmore Legion. The family wishes to extend Items: fishing, tools, sewing,
ing before, this will be the longest trek their gratitude to all of Bob’s caregivers from Strath-
the little bird will have ever taken, and Newfoundland and back to raise awareness and
more Homecare and Dr. Mueller. Bob, Dad, Gpa and
furniture, toys, collectables,
the duo are both looking forward to it.
funds for children with autism. Their journey will
Great Gpa will remain in our hearts forever. To send building, and many more!
start on June 1 and will last three to four months.
Walker, whose 10-year-old son is condolences, please visit Bob’s obituary at www.
on the autism spectrum, moved from Adelle Ellis Photo
Alberta to Newfoundland last year, a on June 1 will take approximately a
move Walker said benefits his son ex- month. Once in Newfoundland, Walker
cept there is not as much help available and Gadget plan on staying for a couple
to families with children with autism. of months, attending events and hosting
The separation from his son is the main
reason Walker got Gadget, to help sup-
fundraisers for the ASNL, before spend-
ing another month taking the long road
port him emotionally with the change. home to raise more funds.
Inspired by Rick Hansen, who he met “I will be visiting my son while I’m
BISHOP, Classical Music - Hymns - Popular Music
Alan Edward “Butch”
years ago, Walker decided to complete there as well and I want my son to see
It is with sadness and blessings that
June 14, 2019 7:30 p.m.
his journey across Canada with the help that if you put your mind to something
of Gadget, to raise funds for a cause then you can accomplish anything you we say goodbye to our husband, fa- Hope Community Covenant Church
ther, brother, uncle, and grandfather 245 Brent Blvd, Strathmore, AB
he deeply believes in after a car acci- want,” said Walker. Alan. He was born February 17, 1944 and spent the
dent severed his spinal cord, B.C.’s Rick Walker and Gadget have a goal of next 64 years on the farm at Carseland. In 2008, Tickets: $10 at the door - children under 16 free
Hansen completed his Man in Motion raising $50,000 for the society. Dona- Mom and Dad moved to Strathmore where life would
World Tour between 1985 and 1987 to tions can be made directly on the ASNL be more manageable. Dad spent the last couple of
raise awareness about the potential of website, via a link on Gadget’s Face- years at Sagewood, where he struggled with the final RCL #10 Ladies Auxiliary

High Tea
people with disabilities, creating acces- book and Instagram pages, via debit or stages of Parkinson’s. Papa passed on Friday, May
sible and inclusive communities, and credit card with square pay, or by per- 24, 2019 at the age of 75 years.
finding a cure for spinal cord injuries). sonal e-transfer donation to gadgetand- Alan loved the farm, his cows, and all that the land
Walker has teamed up with the Au- and family brought to his life. Alan worked hard but A portion of the
tism Society, Newfoundland and Labra-
was always open to enjoy the social graces of the Saturday, June 1, 2019
funds received through the personal community as well. Whether it be playing ball, hock- 2 – 4 pm
dor (ASNL) as a third-party fundraiser donation method will go towards food, ey, trapshooting, or golf, it was the camaraderie of his
– the monies raised from his walk will expenses and creating shirts, hoodies Tickets - $40/person
friends and family that brought him joy and laughter.
help support families with autistic chil- and hats to raffle off or for people to His involvement in many communities outside that Purchase 8 tickets to
dren. of Carseland, Dalemead, and Indus equated to many reserve a table
purchase. Donation receipts can be is-
“Going across Canada there needs to friends and his name is well known afar. Seating at 1:30 pm
sued for donations over $50 for the per-
Alan is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Lor- Program at 2:00 pm
be more awareness that autism is on sonal donation method.
the rise. The spectrum is so vast that raine; son Craig (Heather) Bishop; daughter Laine A selection of tea sandwiches,
Once Walker and Gadget reach New-
(Harry) Sakaguchi; sister Joyce (Mike) Zwerzinski; his dainties & pastries.
you have mild, moderate and severe foundland, they will be making a large beloved granddaughters Julia Bishop, Emily Saka- Period costumes, hats &
cases … people need to understand personal donation themselves of what guchi, and Kyra Sakaguchi; and numerous cousins, fastensors welcome.
that as we move forward there’s more they are saving from not flying, and nieces, and nephews. Alan was predeceased by his
autistic children being integrated into from the funds raised via the personal parents Dick and Frances Bishop. Tickets available at the Branch
public schools and there needs to be donations. Butch, as he was known to many, leaves a legacy 403 934-5119
more help and awareness for them. I A meet and greet event will be held in his family and farm that are the cornerstones of
just want to help do that along the way on June 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Kins- his being. Papa will remain in our hearts forever. The
and raise some funds for that,” said family is truly happy for Dad and the strong example
men Park to kick off the duo’s journey.
he exuded to not only his family but everyone he
Walker, whose son was homeschooled There, you can talk to Walker about encountered. The family would also like to give our
before benefiting from a year in a spe- the fundraiser, make donations, take sincerest thanks to Reid Miller, who is a second son
cialized school for autistic children. He pictures with Gadget and make Bird in to Dad, for his help and support. We miss you deeply
hopes to see more accessible special- Motion apparel orders. They will then Papa.
ized schools for autism across Canada. be heading down the road to Medicine A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 31,
Walker hopes by documenting his Hat for their next stop. 2019 at Lord of All Lutheran Church (112 Lakeside
journey on both Facebook and Insta- “I just think the importance is that Blvd., Strathmore) at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, do-
gram, word will spread about the walk nations may be made directly to the Wheatland and
people need to be more aware of chil-
Area Hospice Society (PO Box 2370, Strathmore, AB,
and more people will be able to follow dren with autism and help them; there T1P 1K3 or at
his and Gadget’s travels. (Follow Bird in is a saying – ‘ready, willing and able nate). To send condolences, please visit Alan’s obitu-
Motion’s journey on Facebook by add- to do something’ – and that’s what I’m ary at
ing Gadget Walker as a friend, or by fol- trying to get out there, I’m ready, will-
lowing #GadgetWalker on Instagram.) ing and able,” said Walker as Gadget
The walk to Newfoundland starting chirped in agreement.
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Risk Prediction Modeling Project IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
PURSUANT to sections 230, 606, 631 and 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Revised Statutes of
Alberta 2000, Chapter M-26, as amended, the Council of Wheatland County and the Council of Foot-
Alberta Agriculture and the University of Manitoba are hills County in the Province of Alberta hereby gives notice of their intention to consider amendments
working on a Fusarium Head Blight risk prediction modeling to Bylaws 2015-32 and 81/2015, each being a bylaw for the Wheatland County and Foothills County
Intermunicipal Development Plan, for the intent to comply with the Municipal Government Act and
project and they are looking for producers growing winter the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan. The Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) fosters on-going
cooperation and coordination between the two municipalities and establishes a framework for making
wheat, spring wheat, durum, and barley to cooperate with land use planning decisions, including subdivision and development application referral requirements,
them on the project. within an agreed to planning area on either side of the Bow River
THEREFORE, TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of Wheatland County and the Council of Foothills County
Producers would need to leave a 100’ strip of crop that would will be holding individual public hearings to consider adopting the proposed amendments to the Inter-
municipal Development Plan and the public hearings to contemplate the proposed bylaws will be held
not be sprayed with fungicide. as follows:
If you have any questions, please contact Russel Muenchrath, Manager of WHEATLAND COUNTY PROPOSED BYLAW NO. 2019-19
Agricultural Services, by email at 9:00 a.m., July 16, 2019
Wheatland County Council Chambers
or by phone at 403-361-2006.
Resource links can be found on the Wheatland County Website. 2:00 p.m., July 3rd, 2019
Foothills County Council Chambers

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT anyone wishing to make a presentation to the Council
of Wheatland County regarding the proposed plan and adopting bylaw should, in writing,
notify the Planning Department of Wheatland County no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 28th
day of June, 2019. Both written and/or verbal presentations may be given at the public
The hearing will be held at the Wheatland County Council Chambers: 242006 hearings.
Range Road 243 (east of Strathmore off Hwy 1) (mail: Hwy. 1, R.R. 1, Strathmore,
AB T1P 1J6) on Tuesday June 18, 2019 commencing at 9 a.m. regarding the follow- AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT at the Foothills County Public Hearing, the Foothills
ing: Council will hear from residents who wish to make representation. Comments may be
made verbally at the hearing, OR if you wish to present a written submission, you must
Subdivision Application: SD2019-006
have 12 copies of the same to distribute to the Council at the commencement of the hear-
Re: Appeal of conditions placed on approved subdivision ing. If you wish to provide letters in advance of the hearing, please do so a minimum of 2
Legal Description: SW 12-24-24-W4M days prior to the hearing date. No comments via telephone will be considered. Please make
Subdivision Application Approved with Conditions by Municipal Planning sure to include your full legal description to identify where you are located in relation to
Commission May 14, 2019 the Plan Area of the Intermunicipal Development Plan. It is to be noted that your submis-
sion will be considered to be part of a file that can be viewed by the public at any time.
At the hearing(s), the SDAB will hear from the appellant(s) and/or the agent; from
A copy of the proposed amendments to the Intermunicipal Development Plan and bylaws
any person who claims to be affected by the proposal; and from any other person
may be inspected at the Wheatland County office or the Foothills County office during nor-
who wishes to make representation AND whom the SDAB agrees to hear. Com- mal business hours or the either municipality’s website.
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 com-
mencement of the hearing, and should be aware that your submission may be Planning and Development Planning Department
made public. A time limit may be imposed on verbal submissions, at the discretion Wheatland County Foothills County
of the Chairperson. No comments via telephone will be considered by the SDAB. 242006 Rg. Rd. 243 309 Macleod Trail
We would appreciate receiving your written comments by Friday June 14, 2019 Highway 1 RR 1 Box 5605
(prior to 12 noon) in regards to this matter. Strathmore, Alberta High River, Alberta
T1P 1J6 T1V 1M7
The complete file for this application may be inspected in the County Office during
regular office hours – Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Should you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesi-
Career Opportunities
tate to contact Diane Bodie at the Wheatland County Administration Office (403) Submit your resume online through our website or email to
934-3321. More detailed job descriptions can be
found on the careers page of our website.
 Manager of IT Services
Dust Control Applications Now Being Accepted! Closes: June 7, 2019 at 4 p.m .
Please Quote Job #: P 19-22
If you are interested in purchasing Dust Control, you must complete Position Summary: The Manager of IT Services is responsible for the
leadership and oversight of all Information and Technology (IT) services
an application and submit payment prior to the applicable deadline: and the security system support services to all management and staff of
Wheatland County. The Manager provides leadership, coordination, collabo-
 Calcium Chloride ($1.50/foot): ration, and direction to ensure all stakeholders are served in a timely and
accurate manner.
– June application order deadline is June 10
 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): June 4 June 11 July 2
Council Meeting Municipal Planning Council Meeting
– Application order deadline is July 8 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.

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