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Upcoming Events

  • Musical Ride at The Fort -- Museum of the North West Mounted Police performed daily at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. starting Thursday, July 2.
  • Licensed preschool program runs Tuesday and Thursdays for three- and four-year-old children. Morning and afternoon classes offered. Call 403-715-4042 to register or Facebook Fort Macleod Preschool.
  • Project Read needs tutors for learners. Phone 403-553-4106.
  • Canadian Blood Services needs donors in southern Alberta. To book an appointment, call 1-888-236-6283.
  • Become a Red Cross disaster response volunteer. Call 403-327-7117 or visit
  • Fort Macleod 1970s Reunion is Sept. 1-13. Register at P.O. Box 2496, Fort Macleod, T0L 0Z0 or on Facebook.
    Valedictorian Carlin Van Driesten

    F.P. Walshe school valedictorian Carlin Van Driesten urges classmates to conquer challenges

    Posted 01 July 2015 Comments (0)

    The Class of 2015 valedictorian urged her classmates to be unconquerable. Carlin Van Driesten said everyone faces adversity, whether by…Continue Reading

    Albertans urged to protect themselves from West Nile

    Posted 01 July 2015 Comments (0)

    Alberta Health Services reminds Fort Macleod residents to protect themselves against West Nile virus infection. “With exposure to mosquitoes comes…Continue Reading

    Review: Hit Me, by Lawrence Block 2013

    Posted 01 July 2015 Comments (0)

    HERB JOHNSON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Block, over a long career, has created at least three main characters who have stood…Continue Reading

    Rachel Notley

    Alberta Premier Rachel Notley ‘very proud’ of NDP’s early record

    Posted 01 July 2015 Comments (0)

    Alberta’s New Democrat premier is pleased with how her government performed during its first session in the Legislature. Premier Rachel…Continue Reading

    California Special Mustang voted Coolest Cruiser at Fort Macleod’s Spring Breakout

    Posted 24 June 2015 Comments (0)

    A 1968 Ford California Special Mustang drove off with the top prize Saturday from the annual Spring Breakout show ‘n’…Continue Reading

    Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier pushes for answers on MSI funding

    Posted 24 June 2015 Comments (0)

    Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier last week grilled the new municipal affairs minister about key funding for Fort Macleod and other…Continue Reading


    F.P. Walshe school’s First Nations grads honoured at eagle feather ceremony

    Posted 24 June 2015 Comments (0)

    A record number of First Nations graduates at F.P. Walshe school were honoured Friday during an eagle feather blessing ceremony. Blackfoot elder Peter Strikes With A Gun carried out the ceremony with nine graduating First Nations in a tipi set up on the grounds of the 1184 North West Mounted Police Barracks provincial historic site.…Continue Reading

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    Fort Macleod community powers A-T Children’s Project research

    Posted 24 June 2015 Comments (0)

    Hundreds of people walked and cycled through the scenic Fort Macleod countryside Saturday morning in support of research into a…Continue Reading

    Photo Albums Added

    Walk June 2015

    Here are some images from the 17th annual A-T Walk for a Cure, which raised $65,000 for research on June 20. 23 Photos


    Here are some images from the Canadian Rocky Mountain Cloggers show "Jump, Jive and Jukebox" on June 13 at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. 32 Photos

    Alzheimer Society

    Welcome to, a gathering place for people with dementia and their care partners. To learn more about this topic, join Alberta's online community at ASANTCafe


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