• 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.
    New medals have been struck for the 15th annual Fort Macleod Triathlon, paying tribute to the 150th anniversary of Canada's confederation.

    Fort Macleod Triathlon has a winning tradition

    Posted 16 August 2017 Comments (0)

    Close to 300 athletes will descend on Fort Macleod on Saturday, Aug. 19 to take part in a physical challenge.…Continue Reading

    Pertussis immunization booster dose clinics in south zone

    Posted 16 August 2017 Comments (0)

    Starting Monday, Aug. 21, Alberta Health Services will offer a booster dose of immunization that protects against pertussis, or whooping…Continue Reading

    Windy Rafters Barn Dance joins Open Farm Days

    Posted 16 August 2017 Comments (0)

    A Fort Macleod area business will participate in 2017 Alberta Open Farm Days. A full day of activity is planned…Continue Reading

    Stephanie Ripley, who was raised in Fort Macleod, is associate producer of The Dream Catchers.

    The Dream Catchers musical coming to Empress Theatre

    Posted 09 August 2017 Comments (0)

    Stephanie Ripley was looking for a project that would have an impact on a greater community. Ripley found it in…Continue Reading


    Family and friends mourn ‘Prisoner 88′ Sigmund Sobolewski

    Posted 09 August 2017 Comments (1)

    A man who survived the horrors of Auschwitz and went on to become a businessman, activist and author died Monday in Cuba. Sigmund Sobolewski, who came to be known as “Prisoner 88” for the number he was assigned when interned into the Nazi death camp, was 94. Sobolewski was one of 744 Catholics arrested by…Continue Reading


    Empress Theatre gets back to roots with this year’s Center Stage lineup

    Posted 09 August 2017 Comments (0)

    The Empress Theatre is delivering a roots-focused all-Canadian lineup for its Center Stage Concert Series for the 2017-’18 season. Starting…Continue Reading

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    Fort Macleod needs bumble bee census-takers

    Posted 09 August 2017 Comments (0)

    In response to global concerns about declines in pollinator biodiversity, Friends of the Earth is launching its second Great Canadian…Continue Reading

    Field demonstrations using antique equipment will be part of Heritage Acres' annual show.

    Heritage Acres to host annual show Aug. 4-6

    Posted 02 August 2017 Comments (0)

    There is extra reason to celebrate this year at Heritage Acres’ annual show Aug. 4-6. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of Heritage Acres, and it’s also the 150th anniversary of confederation. “I’ve found that people of all ages enjoy it,” Heritage Acres executive director Mark Barber said of the annual show.…Continue Reading

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    Fort Macleod Sharks are wrapping up another successful summer swim season. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some images from their home meet.


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