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.
  • 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.

    Pee Wee Mavericks second in tournament

    Posted 11 December 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod Mavericks fell just short Sunday in their quest to win their own Pee Wee hockey tournament. Lethbridge Knuckleheads…Continue Reading

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    Scheer adds Barlow to shadow cabinet

    Posted 11 December 2019 Comments (0)

    Conservative leader Andrew Scheer tapped Foothills MP John Barlow for the party’s shadow cabinet. Barlow is shadow minister of agriculture…Continue Reading

    Birders to participate in the 120th Christmas Bird Count

    Posted 11 December 2019 Comments (0)

    Another Christmas Bird Count season is around the corner. Between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5, tens of thousands of bird…Continue Reading

    RCMP seek man in connection with shooting

    Posted 09 December 2019 Comments (0)

    A warrant was issued for the arrest of a 29-year-old man who is a suspect in a weekend shooting on the Blood Tribe First Nation. Blood Tribe Police Service was called about 2:25 a.m. Saturday to a report of a shooting. Blood Tribe EMS also attended to treat a 41-year-old man, who was taken by…Continue Reading

    Granum nail factory founder publishes book

    Posted 04 December 2019 Comments (0)

    A former Granum businessman hopes to hit the nail on the head with his new book. Edward Goodliffe has published…Continue Reading

    F.P. Walshe athletes help Cobras win championship

    Posted 04 December 2019 Comments (0)

    Six F.P. Walshe school students helped power Willow Creek Composite Cobras to the Tier 4 provincial football championship. Logan Markland,…Continue Reading

    Family honours mother with $50,000 Fort Macleod Handibus donation

    Posted 04 December 2019 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod Handibus Society is receiving a $50,000 donation in memory of Jean (Cuppen) Sinclair. Jack Cuppen delivered the first $25,000 installment Saturday to Bruce Robertson of the handibus society. “I always wanted to do something for my mom, in honour of her,” Cuppen said. Jean (Cuppen) Sinclair lived in Fort Macleod for about 65…Continue Reading

    Andrew Legg to present One Christmas Carol at the Empress Theatre

    Posted 04 December 2019 Comments (0)

    Andrew Legg hopes to establish a Christmas tradition at the Empress Theatre next month when he performs a holiday classic.…Continue Reading


    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Fort Macleod’s holiday social calendar is filling up. Which of these events is No. 1 on your list in the coming weeks?
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