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Archive: May

Announcing 2015 Pride of Strathcona Awards recipients

May 28, 2015

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

County wins big at Capital Region communicator awards

May 26, 2015

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

Open Data partnership with local public schools

May 25, 2015

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.

Fire ban announced for Strathcona County

May 22, 2015

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.

Game on: educational kickoff aims to get students active

May 20, 2015

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.

Strathcona County position on enforcing Animal Control Bylaw 18-2011

May 15, 2015

Strathcona County position on enforcing Animal Control Bylaw 18-2011

Fire Advisory issued for Strathcona County

May 14, 2015

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.

Community begins here

May 13, 2015

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

County launches Imagine Colchester Growth Management Strategy

May 7, 2015

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

Spring snowfall causes tree damage in Strathcona County

May 6, 2015

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

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

May 4, 2015

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

Pitch-In and Keep it Clean

May 1, 2015

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.