Upcoming Events

  • November is National Novel Writing Month. Meet at the library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. or Cafe Orange at 11 a.m. Saturdays.
  • 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.

    Quartette kicks off the holiday season at the Empress

    Posted 13 November 2018 Comments (0)

    The talented Canadian foursome Quartette is bringing their melodious harmonies to the Empress Theatre for a Christmas performance on Wednesday,…Continue Reading

    Flyers win Westwinds playoff title

    Posted 13 November 2018 Comments (0)

    F.P. Walshe Flyers are the class of the Westwinds Volleyball League. The Flyers won both the regular season and playoff…Continue Reading

    Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor will connect landscape across the Crowsnest Pass

    Posted 13 November 2018 Comments (0)

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada, along with the Government of Alberta and the Prentice family last month announced a campaign…Continue Reading

    Ninth annual Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival at the Empress Theatre

    Posted 07 November 2018 Comments (0)

    The Empress Theatre presents the ninth annual Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival on Nov. 9-11. Four military-related films will be…Continue Reading

    Slowpitch teammates helped writer find her voice

    Posted 07 November 2018 Comments (0)

    Michele Moore Veldhoen knew early in her life that she wanted to be a writer. It just took her longer than expected to publish her first book as life took her in unexpected directions. And it took returning to another childhood love — softball — for the Okotoks area resident to find inspiration for her…Continue Reading

    Writing contest shares Santa Claus Parade theme

    Posted 07 November 2018 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod and district residents are asked to share their favourite Christmas stories in a new writing contest. Submissions of…Continue Reading

    Foundation to outline grant programs at interagency meeting

    Posted 07 November 2018 Comments (0)

    The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta will deliver a presentation at the Fort Macleod Family and Community Support…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce awards night recognizes its best

    Posted 31 October 2018 Comments (0)

    LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod’s Citizen of the Year is Jim Farmer. Accepting the award from the Chamber of Commerce, Farmer acknowledged the other nominees, Cathy Dietrich, Jeff Murphy, the O’Sullivan Family, Wes Stockton, Debbie Sutley and Andrew Walmsley. “It’s a joy to be part of this town,” said Farmer, accepting the award from…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.


    In light of the wildfire devastation of Paradise, California, is Fort Macleod well-prepared to prevent a similar tragedy?
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