• 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.

    Ninth annual Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival at the Empress Theatre

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

    Junior B Flyers win league, playoff titles

    Posted 31 October 2018 Comments (0)

    F.P. Walshe Flyers rallied from a two-oint deficit Friday to tame St. Mike’s Dragons and win the junior high B…Continue Reading

    Perform a random act of kindness Nov. 2

    Posted 31 October 2018 Comments (0)

    A little bit of kindness goes a long way, and community foundations across the country celebrate kindness on the first…Continue Reading

    Driver killed in Highway 3 crash

    Posted 31 October 2018 Comments Off on Driver killed in Highway 3 crash

    A 44-year-old man died Thursday following a head-on crash west of Fort Macleod on Highway 3. Fort Macleod RCMP received…Continue Reading

    T. Buckley brings new album, career direction to Empress Theatre

    Posted 23 October 2018 Comments (0)

    T. Buckley rolls into Fort Macleod on Friday night with a brand-new album to go along with a new direction…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.


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