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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Archive: August

Posted August 29, 2013

Information release: Back-to-school with Strathcona County Transit

As students enjoy their last few days of summer, Strathcona County Transit is readying their fleet to transport over 1,700 riders to their classes.

Posted August 29, 2013

Tour of Alberta starts here on September 4

Residents reminded about rolling road closures

The biggest stage cycling race in Canadian history will begin outside of Sherwood Park’s Festival Place at 11:15 a.m. on September 4, 2013.

Posted August 28, 2013

Coca-Cola announced as presenting sponsor of the 2014 Canada 55+ Games

The 2014 Canada 55+ Games Committee, together with Strathcona County Mayor Linda Osinchuk, are pleased to announce Coca-Cola as the presenting sponsor for the 2014 Canada 55+ Games, hosted in Strathcona County from August 27 – 30, 2014.

Posted August 26, 2013

Transit announces its new arrival: the double-decker bus!

Alberta’s first double-decker public transit bus has finally arrived and will be cruising the streets of Strathcona County by September. 

Posted August 20, 2013

120 proud years to Celebrate!

Rain or shine, residents are invited to celebrate Strathcona County’s history, people and military with a phenomenal day of FREE family fun and entertainment. 

Posted August 7, 2013

You're invited to dine with military heroes

In honour of Strathcona County’s 120th anniversary celebration, residents are invited to attend a Regimental Dinner on August 23, 2013, in appreciation of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians).

Posted August 2, 2013

Strathcona County homecare to stay the course for now

Strathcona County homecare to stay the course for now. Contracts extended.

Posted August 1, 2013

Strathcona County to forward resident donations

Strathconians generous in support of High River.