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.
    The F.P. Walshe Flyers won the Westwinds Volleyball League postseason tournament on Friday. Back row, from left: McKenzie Phillips, Madi Scout, Stephanie Tobler, Janelle Stockton, Abby Bourassa, Sheridan George-Orr, Shelby Scout-Bastien and coach Chris Baxter. Front: Tiegan Trotter, school mascot Angus and Alex Garrett.

    F.P. Walshe Flyers win Westwinds Volleyball League playoff title

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    F.P. Walshe Flyers had plenty to celebrate on Friday night. The senior girls team won the Westwinds Volleyball League postseason…Continue Reading

    Auto thieves like their job made easy

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    Across this province, the RCMP are warning citizens about the repercussions of leaving your unsecured vehicle idling. The police are…Continue Reading

    RCMP investigate ATV theft

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    Pincher Creek RCMP are investigating the theft of two all-terrain vehicles. Between Oct. 27 and Oct. 31 a compound on…Continue Reading

    Santa Claus Parade needs financial support

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    The 36th annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade is facing a cash crunch. With parade weekend just 2 1/2 weeks…Continue Reading

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    Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival returns to Empress

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    A veteran of the famed Dieppe Raid of World War Two will be part of the eighth annual Canadian Forces…Continue Reading

    Chief executive officer Robin Hepher and public services manager Lisa Weekes of Chinook Arch Regional Library System with grants co-ordinator Caitlin Gajdostik and executive director Charleen Davidson of the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta.

    Community Foundation funds library project

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    Chinook Arch Regional Library System has purchased a new collection that will assist library staff in planning and delivering community-based programming. This collection was made possible through a $7,500 grant from the Henry S. Varley Fund for Rural Life at the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. The goal of the collection is to…Continue Reading

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    Albertans can report poachers on-line

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    The province is making it easier to report poachers by giving Albertans the option to use smartphones or computers to…Continue Reading

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    New Fort Macleod town council sworn into office

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    Fort Macleod’s new town council held its organizational meeting last week. Each council member took the oath of office Oct. 23 in a ceremony conducted by lawyer James Possin of Torry Lewis Abels. “I swear that I will diligently, faithfully, and to the best of my ability execute according to the law the office of…Continue Reading

    Photo Albums Added

    F.P. Walshe school in Fort Macleod honoured academic achievement with its annual fall awards ceremonies on Oct. 26. Here are photos of the recipients.

    Poll

    Should the Town of Fort Macleod sell its present office, which is a national historic site, or retain it for use as a museum, gallery or community hub?
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