News Room

This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.

Media inquiries may be directed to Strathcona County Communications: 780-410-6595 or email info@strathcona.ca

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Posted July 11, 2019

South Cooking Lake community input wanted on residential water fill station opportunity

Strathcona County is looking for input from South Cooking Lake and area residents on the benefits of a residential water fill station for the hamlet and surrounding community.

Posted July 10, 2019

Glen Allan road construction and traffic calming improvements underway this summer

Starting this week, residents can expect delays and detours as road improvements, sidewalk repairs and the implementation of traffic calming features will be underway in Glen Allan.

Posted June 21, 2019

Celebrate Canada Day in the heart of Strathcona County

Celebrate Canada’s birthday at Strathcona County’s biggest annual festival. Canada Day in Broadmoor Lake Park (Oak Street, Sherwood Park) features indoor and outdoor activities for all ages and live entertainment.

Posted June 20, 2019

Gallery@501 presents Luxor Urban Art: A documentary photography exhibit

The Gallery@501 is pleased to present Luxor Urban Art, a documentary photography exhibit of murals painted in protest to the political and cultural uprising in Egypt labeled the “Arab Spring”. 

Posted June 20, 2019

Public invited to ceremony honouring Vic Bidzinski

In recognition of former Councillor Vic Bidzinski’s long-time service to Strathcona County, the public is invited to attend the ceremonial naming of Oak Street to Vic Bidzinski Way. 

Posted June 19, 2019

The Slab returns this summer!

The Slab, a popular youth-specific outdoor gathering space, will be soon available for hanging out, messing around and geeking out over the summer months in Strathcona County. The Slab is intended for youth aged 12 to 17.

Posted June 18, 2019

County responds to new drinking water quality guidelines

A presentation to Council on June 18 shared how both Strathcona County and the regional water supplier are preparing to support new Health Canada guidelines on lead exposure and drinking water quality.

Posted June 18, 2019

Public crime-mapping tool now available online

As part of its ongoing commitment to foster an environment for safe communities, Strathcona County has launched an RCMP crime map that provides residents with information about reported crimes in Strathcona County.

 

Posted June 18, 2019

Celebrate local food, art and music at Savour festival

Strathcona County’s festival to celebrate local independent restaurants and food trucks, and artists and artisans returns on Sunday, July 7.

Posted June 17, 2019

Intersection change at Chippewa Road and Kaska Road to improve safety and traffic flow

Drivers on Chippewa Road should be prepared to stop at the Kaska Road (east) intersection, as of July 5.

The intersection is changing to a three-way stop to improve traffic flow and safety at the intersection.