Upcoming Events

  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets in the Bill Simpson Room at the Claresholm Library on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Phone Shannon at 403-915-4622.
  • 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 www.redcross.ca/southernalberta.
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    Canada Day celebrations set for July 1 in Fort Macleod, Granum

    Posted 26 June 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod and Granum host Canada Day celebrations on Monday, July 1. Canada marks the 152nd year of confederation in…Continue Reading

    Tristan Luther and Carson Smith

    F.P. Walshe schoolhonours top athletes

    Posted 26 June 2019 Comments (0)

    F.P. Walshe school honoured a pair of Grade 12 students last week as its top athletes. Haley Cervo and Isaiah…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod RCMP investigate break-in, theft

    Posted 26 June 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod RCMP need the public’s help with an investigation into a residential break-in and theft. RCMP received a report…Continue Reading

    F.P. Walshe school honours outstanding students

    Posted 20 June 2019 Comments (0)

    Haley Cervo and Brody Zmurchyk were honoured last week as F.P. Walshe school’s outstanding senior high students. The Grade 12…Continue Reading

    Battle for women’s rights was planned at ‘pink teas’

    Posted 20 June 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod women return to their roots next week with a pink tea at the library. In the early 1900s pink teas — so named to throw men off the scent — were a forum for women to organize and strategize about women’s rights. Fort Macleod Library is hosting the pink tea at 1:30 p.m.…Continue Reading

    Skier killed at Castle Mountain Resort

    Posted 20 June 2019 Comments (0)

    A 22-year-old Lethbridge man died Saturday when he was hit by loose rock near Castle Mountain Ski Resort. Cpl. Laurel…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod ready to host big weekend

    Posted 12 June 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod is ready to host one of its biggest weekends of the year. The town will come alive Friday and Saturday, June 14-15 with a series of major events. An antique and art sale, high school grad cap and gown ceremony, the A-T Walk for a Cure and the car show coincide over two…Continue Reading

    Aquaponic greenhouse society is on a mission

    Posted 12 June 2019 Comments (0)

    The Fort Macleod Community Aquaponic Greenhouse Society has a mission to help people reduce their carbon footprint, become more self-sufficient…Continue Reading

    Photo Albums – what’s new

    Here are some images from the Fort Macleod Checkmates Car Club’s show ‘n’ shine on June 15.


    It's that time of year again and we're wondering if you plan to take in the greatest outdoor show on earth, Calgary Stampede?
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