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 www.redcross.ca/southernalberta.

    Granum throwing Canada Day party

    Posted 21 June 2017 Comments (0)

    WENDY KENNEDY – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Canada Day 150 will be celebrated in grand style in Granum this year. A coalition…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod Legion Branch 46 celebrating 90th anniversary

    Posted 21 June 2017 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod Legion Branch No. 46 wants the community to help mark a milestone anniversary this weekend. The Legion is…Continue Reading

    Six-year rugby veteran Michael McTighe receives Steven J. Tolley Memorial Award

    Posted 21 June 2017 Comments (0)

    Michael McTighe capped his six-year F.P. Walshe school rugby career last week with his team’s most prestigious award. McTighe received…Continue Reading

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    Tom O’Connor set to make his home debut on King of the Cage card

    Posted 14 June 2017 Comments (0)

    Tom O’Connor makes his home debut Friday, June 16 as the main event at King of the Cage at the…Continue Reading

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    Gus Yaki walks across province to raise awareness for grassland conservation

    Posted 14 June 2017 Comments (0)

    A Calgary-based naturalist and expert birder is currently walking across southern Alberta, marking Canada’s 150th birthday, to save grasslands, the world’s most endangered ecosystem. Between now and June 22 Gus Yaki and about 40 supporters are walking across Alberta to fund-raise for various conservation organizations including the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Alberta Wilderness Association, and…Continue Reading

    Full day of events Saturday in Fort Macleod

    Posted 14 June 2017 Comments (0)

    The stars have aligned to make Saturday, June 17 a big day in Fort Macleod. Saturday is marked by a…Continue Reading

    Pertussis outbreak declared in south zone

    Posted 14 June 2017 Comments (0)

    Alberta Health Services has declared an outbreak of whooping cough, or pertussis, in the west part of the south zone.…Continue Reading

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    Fort Museum receives provincial grant

    Posted 07 June 2017 Comments (0)

    A provincial grant will ensure some needed improvements are made this summer at The Fort — Museum of the North…Continue Reading

    Photo Albums Added

    The Class of 2017 at F.P. Walshe school in Fort Macleod held its cap and gown ceremony June 17 in the school gymnasium. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured these images.

    The Empress Thetre just wrapped up its two-week run of the musical Annie. Here are some images from Annie.


    In the wake of the outbreak of potentially fatal whooping cough in the south zone of Alberta Health Services, we're wondering whether you are for or against vaccination.

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