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.

    Pete Standing Alone was a respected elder

    Posted 11 December 2018 Comments (0)

    The family of Dr. Pete Standing Alone and the people of the Kainai Nation are mourning the loss of a…Continue Reading

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    Homelessness survey results ‘significant’ for Fort Macleod

    Posted 11 December 2018 Comments (0)

    Housing instability is an issue in Fort Macleod. A recent survey revealed 47 people are living in an unstable housing…Continue Reading

    UCP leader calls for provincial election next spring

    Posted 11 December 2018 Comments (0)

    The leader of the United Conservative Party said last week Albertans are ready for a provincial election. Jason Kenney urged…Continue Reading

    Pee Wee Mavericks win own tournament

    Posted 04 December 2018 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod Mavericks went unbeaten to claim the championship of their own Pee Wee hockey tournament on the weekend. Sundre Huskies, Medicine Hat Devils, Medicine Hat Leafs and Airdrie Crush were other teams in the three-day tournament. Mavericks 9 Huskies 8 The Mavericks opened the tournament Friday with a thrilling 9-8 win over Sundre Huskies.…Continue Reading

    Kind act benefits EmpressTheatre in Fort Macleod

    Posted 04 December 2018 Comments (0)

    Angie O’Connor’s random act of kindness Nov. 27 had an added benefit for the Empress Theatre Society. The Community Foundation…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod Handibus Society seeks funding from Willow Creek MD

    Posted 04 December 2018 Comments (0)

    LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod Handibus Society asked the MD of Willow Creek for an annual allotment of $5,000.…Continue Reading

    Christmas dinner on menu Saturday in Fort Macleod

    Posted 04 December 2018 Comments (0)

    The Masonic Lodge continues its tradition of providing a free Christmas dinner on Saturday, Dec. 8 at Fort Macleod and…Continue Reading

    MAE Belles celebrate 70th anniversary

    Posted 27 November 2018 Comments (0)

    They said it wouldn’t last, but the MAE Belles celebrated their 70th year Nov. 18 at Ardenville Social Centre. About 40 people turned out for the unveiling of a sign outside the social centre celebrating the 70-year-old women’s club “This dedication is for everybody — the MAE Belles who are and the MAE Belles who were,”…Continue Reading

    Photo Albums Added

    Firefighters were honoured Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Fort Macleod Firefighters Harvest Ball for their long service to the community. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe was there to capture some images.

    Emily McTighe of The Macleod Gazette was at the F.P. Walshe school Fall Academic Awards on Oct. 25, Here are the junior high recipients.


    Who will win the second annual Fort Macleod Hockey Through the Ages charity tournament this weekend?
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