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Archive: May

Posted May 28, 2015

Announcing 2015 Pride of Strathcona Awards recipients

Announcing the 2015 Pride of Strathcona Awards recipients, who will be honoured at the Awards ceremony on June 15, 2015.

Posted May 26, 2015

County wins big at Capital Region communicator awards

Strathcona County communicators featured prominently at the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Edmonton 2015 Capital Awards.

Posted May 25, 2015

Open Data partnership with local public schools

Strathcona County is pleased to announce a new, collaborative Open Data partnership with Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS). Convenient, free and open access to government information.

Posted May 22, 2015

Fire ban announced for Strathcona County

A full fire ban has been declared for all of Strathcona County, effective 12 noon, May 22, 2015. The ban applies to all rural areas, hamlets and Sherwood Park.

Posted May 20, 2015

Game on: educational kickoff aims to get students active

Strathcona County is teaming up with the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club to offer an exciting incentive for school-aged children to be active every day.

Posted May 15, 2015

Strathcona County position on enforcing Animal Control Bylaw 18-2011

Strathcona County position on enforcing Animal Control Bylaw 18-2011

Posted May 14, 2015

Fire Advisory issued for Strathcona County

Strathcona County Emergency Services has issued a Fire Advisory for the entire County as of May 14, 2015 at 2 p.m. The Advisory is due to dry conditions, high winds and warm temperatures.

Posted May 13, 2015

Community begins here

Mayor Roxanne Carr has officially proclaimed May 17 to 23 Public Works Week in the County.

Posted May 7, 2015

County launches Imagine Colchester Growth Management Strategy

Strathcona County will launch the Imagine Colchester Growth Management Strategy on May 14 at a public open house.

Posted May 6, 2015

Spring snowfall causes tree damage in Strathcona County

Due to the recent wet and heavy spring snowfall, a number of trees in Strathcona County have been damaged.

Posted May 4, 2015

Over 1,300 seedlings given to Grade One students for Arbor Day celebration

Celebrating Arbor Day on May 8, 2015 at Broadmoor Lake Park. Grade One tree-inspired art to be featured at Art Gallery@501.

Posted May 1, 2015

Pitch-In and Keep it Clean

On Friday, May 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Strathcona County residents are invited to a brand new event, Keep it Clean, to help kick off this year’s Pitch-In campaign.