News Room

This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.
Note: Media releases prior to June 2013 can be found on the media release archive page.

 

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Posted July 6, 2018

A summer of WOW!

Strathcona County is literally rolling out a wellness program on wheels this summer. Wellness on Wheels, fondly referred to as WOW, is a large van filled with community-building activities that will be travelling to various locations in the County throughout July and August.

Posted July 4, 2018

Fewer train whistles to be heard in Strathcona County

On July 3, Strathcona County Council passed a resolution to discontinue routine train whistling at two more Ardrossan crossings: south of Highway 16 at Range Road 223, and north of Highway 630 at Range Road 220.

Posted June 27, 2018

Gallery@501 presents Passages, by local artist Vincent Roper

Gallery@501 is pleased to present Passages, by Vincent Roper. The exhibit opens July 5 and is on display until August 26, 2018.

Posted June 26, 2018

Experience local flavours at Savour Strathcona County

The County’s festival celebrating local cuisine is returning Sunday, July 8.

Posted June 25, 2018

Summer fun at The Slab

A new youth-specific outdoor gathering space will be soon available for relaxing and kicking back over the summer months in Strathcona County.

The Slab, named for its location outside the Community Centre in Sherwood Park, will feature activities ranging from music and artistic performances on its summer stage, board games, DJ music and a lounge area for youth between the ages of 12 and 18.

Posted June 22, 2018

Celebrate Canada’s birthday at Broadmoor Lake Park

Everyone is welcome to join the festivities at Broadmoor Lake Park as we celebrate Canada’s birthday. Canada Day is Strathcona County’s biggest festival, with indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

Posted June 19, 2018

Sherwood Park ranks #5 in Canada for friendliest communities

Expedia.ca has selected Sherwood Park, Alberta as one of the top most helpful, dutiful, and welcoming experiences across the country for tourists.

Posted June 18, 2018

Mobility Bus fares decreasing

As part of its commitment to building communities to support the diverse needs of its residents, Strathcona County is reducing its Mobility Bus transit fares, as of July 1, 2018. 

Posted June 8, 2018

Cross Country Alberta awards Outstanding Ski Area Operations award to Strathcona Wilderness Centre

On June 9 at Cross Country Alberta’s Annual General Meeting in Edmonton, Strathcona Wilderness Centre will be presented with the 2017 to 2018 Outstanding Ski Area Operations of the Year award.

Posted June 8, 2018

Municipal Development Plan receives prestigious national award of planning merit

Strathcona County’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) has won a national 2018 Award for Planning Merit. The Canadian Institute of Planners recently announced its awards representing recognition for professional planning.