Siksika Nation celebrates Strathmore Stampede 2021

Siksika Nation Chief and Council participates in the Strathmore Stampede Parade Siksika Nation Chief and Council participated in the Strathmore Stampede 2021 parade this past weekend in Strathmore, Alberta. Councillors Reuben Breaker, Susan Solway and Samuel Crowfoot joined Siksika Nation members including Melodie Ayoungman, mother of the late Kristian Ayoungman who was tragically killed in 2019. Chief and Council joined Ayoungman and the family who all wore the signature green jersey with the number 14 to honour the young man who was well known as a hockey player, a champion powwow dancer and a role model in the community. The…

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Blackfoot Construction Contracting sponsors chuck wagon tarp at Strathmore Stampede

In memory of Kristian Ayoungman, Blackfoot Construction Contracting is proud to sponsor a chuck wagon tarp in his name for Cody Ridsdale and the Ridsdale Racing Team this weekend at the Strathmore Stampede. Kristian was a young and promising heavy equipment operator with Blackfoot Construction when he was sadly taken from us. Thank you to the Ayoungman family for including Kristian’s logos on the tarp design. On behalf of Blackfoot Construction Contracting and SRDL, we hope that this small gesture will honor the legacy of Kristian and provide his family, friends and Siksika Nation with pride at this weekend’s chuckwagon…

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Gleichen RCMP seeking public assistance in child luring incident

July 29, 2021 Gleichen RCMP seeking public assistance in child luring incident Gleichen, Alta. – On July 28, 2021, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Gleichen RCMP responded to a report of child luring on Main Street in Gleichen. Preliminary investigation has revealed that an unknown middle-aged Caucasian male approached a 13-year-old male and offered to pay him money in exchange for sex. Investigators have been unable to locate the suspect in who is described as: • Male approximately in his 50’s• Grey hair• Blue eyes• Wearing glasses• Wearing a blue white plaid shirt, dark jeans and a hat The suspect was…

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