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Upcoming Events

  • 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
  • Fort Macleod 1970s Reunion is Sept. 1-13. Register at P.O. Box 2496, Fort Macleod, T0L 0Z0 or on Facebook.
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    Empress Theatre presents musical comedy ‘Chickens’

    Posted 20 May 2015 Comments (0)

    Chickens: A Musical Comedy takes the stage of the Empress Theatre this week. Chickens is the latest community theatre offering…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod town council postpones discussion of organizational review report

    Posted 20 May 2015 Comments (0)

    Town council has tabled until June 16 discussion of the final report from the second phase of an organizational review.…Continue Reading

    Capt. John McDonald (left) presents a Quilt of Valor to friend Nigel Edmunds, a retired Canadian Armed Forces medic.

    Fort Macleod veteran honoured by Quilt of Valor presentation

    Posted 20 May 2015 Comments (0)

    A Fort Macleod man got an unexpected hug from a friend on Saturday. Nigel Edmunds was presented with a Quilt…Continue Reading

    The Skin Collector, by Jeffrey Deaver 2014

    Posted 19 May 2015 Comments (0)

    HERB JOHNSON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Many popular authors have a one column list of previous novels right there on the…Continue Reading


    Town of Fort Macleod’s sale of 320 acres clears another hurdle

    Posted 13 May 2015 Comments (0)

    The sale of 320 acres by the Town of Fort Macleod has cleared another hurdle. Conditions on the sale of…Continue Reading

    Fourth-year nursing student Matt Burbank demonstrates the cuff of the LifePak 15 portable cardiac monitor and defibrillator, seen at far right, as registered nurse Merline Heal looks on at Fort Macleod Health Centre. Photo by Denise Joel.

    New heart monitor a lifesaver at Fort Macleod Health Centre

    Posted 13 May 2015 Comments (0)

    KERRI ROBINS – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR When Daniel Plourde collapsed on Nov. 14, 2013, he was 20 minutes outside of town and fearing for his life because of the pains in his chest. “I got home and my wife called the ambulance and got me to the hospital in Fort Macleod,” the 59-year-old Plourde said. “By…Continue Reading

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    Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier to shadow municipal affairs

    Posted 13 May 2015 Comments (0)

    Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier will shadow Alberta Municipal Affairs. Stier was appointed the shadow minister for Alberta Minister Affairs on…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod town council hikes property taxes 2.98%

    Posted 13 May 2015 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod council approved an $8.885-million budget Monday night that calls for a 2.983 per cent tax hike. Council also…Continue Reading

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    PowWow May2015

    Traditional First Nations drumming and dancing, a princess contest and a Blackfoot naming ceremony highlighted a school pow wow May 7 at the Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. Here are some images. 15 Photos

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    Should the Town of Fort Macleod adopt the recommendations of the organizational review to create new positions for directors of operational, corporate and protective services?

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