Mayor Luke Strimbold.

A special visit from the mayor

Mayor Luke Strimbold read an interactive story to children of the Strong Start program at William Konkin Elementary School in Burns Lake.

Mayor Luke Strimbold read an interactive story to children of the Strong Start program at William Konkin Elementary School on Nov. 7.

Children were encouraged to re-create the gestures of the animals in the story.

The program, sponsered by the Ministry of Education, is aimed for preschool children with the goal of teaching them how to interact with each other.