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.

    Newspapers matter now more than ever

    Posted 09 October 2019 Comments (0)

    Monday marked the start of the 79th annual National Newspaper Week, an opportunity to recognize the critical role that newspapers…Continue Reading

    Vital Signs guides foundation’s funding decisions

    Posted 09 October 2019 Comments (0)

    The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwest Alberta released its seventh annual Vital Signs report on Thursday. Vital Signs is…Continue Reading

    Speaker: People can lead fulfilled lives with dementia

    Posted 09 October 2019 Comments (0)

    Patience, understanding, respect and kindness are keys when dealing with people who have dementia. Monica Zadnik of the Alzheimer Society…Continue Reading

    Roots duo The Small Glories bring beautifully matched harmonies to the Empress

    Posted 02 October 2019 Comments (0)

    The Small Glories, a powerhouse duo known for their stirring harmonies, high-energy shows and finely crafted roots tunes, are performing…Continue Reading

    MPC approves cannabis retail store for Fort Macleod

    Posted 02 October 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod’s first retail cannabis business will set up shop in the provincial historic area. The municipal planning commission last…Continue Reading

    Nominations pour in for Fort Macleod Chamber awards

    Posted 02 October 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce last month put out a call for nominations for its annual awards program. Boy, did…Continue Reading

    United Church says farewell to retiring minister

    Posted 02 October 2019 Comments (0)

    Tr The United Churches in Fort Macleod and Granum said farewell Wednesday to their popular minister. Rev. Eras Van Zyl is retiring from his ministry and returning to his native South Africa. “We thank God for bringing you into our lives,” said Cecilie Fleming, who is chair of the Fort Macleod and Granum pastoral charge.…Continue Reading

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    Livingstone Range School Board elects new chair, vice-chair

    Posted 25 September 2019 Comments (0)

    Two Fort Macleod trustees have the top jobs on Livingstone Range School Board. Trustees elected Lori Hodges as chair Sept. 11 during the school board meeting at the G.R. Davis Administration Building in Fort Macleod. “I will try and do my very best for all of you,” Hodges told trustees following the election. “We all…Continue Reading

    Photo Albums – what’s new

    Coed Slowpitch League tournament held its playoff tournament Aug. 23-24

    Poll

    With the federal election on Monday, Oct. 21, we’re wondering which party you’re supporting in the Foothills riding.
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