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.

    Storytelling trio Red Moon Road at the Empress Theatre

    Posted 12 February 2019 Comments (0)

    Red Moon Road will bring their impeccable harmonies and poetic storytelling to the Empress Theatre on Friday, Feb. 22 at…Continue Reading

    Alberta ranch along Castle River protects habitat for at-risk species

    Posted 12 February 2019 Comments (0)

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced recently the conservation of Riverside Ranch, a 1,600-hectare (3,950-acre) ranch along the Castle…Continue Reading

    Van Hierden wins Fort Macleod Farmers and Friends Bonspiel

    Posted 05 February 2019 Comments (0)

    MARY-ANN DOYLE, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR It was a fun weekend of curling and socializing at the Fort Macleod Curling Club where they hosted the annual Farmers and Friends Bonspiel with 12 teams competing. In the ‘A’ Event, the Doug Van Hierden rink comprised of Doug, Katie Lemire, Lindsay and Brendan Grant came out on top. Second…Continue Reading

    Empress to hold auditions for spring musical

    Posted 05 February 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod and district residents have another chance this spring to star on the Empress Theatre stage. Auditions start this…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod Mavericks to host Midget D hockey provincials

    Posted 05 February 2019 Comments (0)

    JENNIFER MACKIN, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR The Fort Macleod Mavericks will host the 2019 provincial Midget D hockey championship tournament in March.…Continue Reading

    F.P. Walshe hosts Career Day

    Posted 05 February 2019 Comments (0)

    Students looking for education and employment options after high school will find resources and inspiration at the F.P. Walshe school…Continue Reading

    QuitCore returns to stop tobacco use

    Posted 05 February 2019 Comments (0)

    QuitCore, a free Alberta Health Services tobacco-cessation program that provides tools and support to help people build a tobacco-free lifestyle,…Continue Reading

    Late arrival makes Fort Macleod history

    Posted 29 January 2019 Comments (0)

    Vayda James Ann Ducharme was seven days late, but she still made Fort Macleod history. Vayda was born at 2:51 p.m. Jan. 7 weighing nine pounds two ounces and 22 inches in length to become Fort Macleod’s 2019 New Year’s Baby. It was an honour Vayda’s parents Brett and Cassie Ducharme thought had passed the…Continue Reading


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