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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
  • Fort Macleod 1970s Reunion is Sept. 1-13. Register at P.O. Box 2496, Fort Macleod, T0L 0Z0 or on Facebook.
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    Fort Macleod students travelling to Ecuador to build school

    Posted 01 April 2015 Comments (0)

    Two young women from Fort Macleod will spend their Easter holiday helping out in a foreign country. Amy Cook and…Continue Reading

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    Fort Macleod Atom Mavericks player Carson Smith wins Clint Jordan Memorial Award

    Posted 01 April 2015 Comments (0)

    Carson Smith of the Atom Mavericks is the 2015 recipient of the Clint Jordan Memorial Award. Named for a Fort…Continue Reading

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    Fort Macleod ‘surprised’ with $7.25-million to replace Macleod Pioneer Lodge

    Posted 01 April 2015 Comments (0)

    Willow Creek Foundation board members knew they were going to get some money to upgrade Macleod Pioneer Lodge. But the…Continue Reading

    The Forgery of Venus, by Michael Gruber 2008

    Posted 01 April 2015 Comments (0)

    HERB JOHNSON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Chaz Willmott is an artist, a painter. But he might not really be Chaz Willmott;…Continue Reading

    People dropped in at 2215 Second Avenue for an open house on March 17.

    Historic building on Second Avenue is new hub of Fort Macleod activity

    Posted 25 March 2015 Comments (0)

    One of Fort Macleod’s historic buildings has a new life as a hub of activity. Fort Macleod Family and Community…Continue Reading

    The Fort Macleod Mavericks are league champions.

    Fort Macleod Mavericks are Central Alberta Tier 4 Bantam Hockey League champions

    Posted 25 March 2015 Comments (0)

    GAZETTE CONTRIBUTORS – SHAWN O’SULLIVAN AND RANDY O’SULLIVAN Fort Macleod Bantam Mavericks have had a whirlwind of a time for…Continue Reading

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    Fort Macleod says cheers to Fargo TV series star Ted Danson

    Posted 25 March 2015 Comments (0)

    Ted Danson, as bartender Sam (Mayday) Malone in the hit television series Cheers, knew that sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. Danson can add Fort Macleod’s Cafe Orange to the list of places where he is welcomed as an old friend. Danson, the star of TV and movies, was in town…Continue Reading

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    Sniffer dogs lend a nose to Alberta’s mandatory boat inspections

    Posted 25 March 2015 Comments (0)

    Alberta’s fight against zebra and quagga mussels will have a few more paws on the ground thanks to the addition…Continue Reading

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    Flyers Bball March 2015

    F.P. Walshe Flyers opened the 2A south zone high school basketball playoffs with a win over Crownsest Panthers, but were eliminated in the next round by a loss to Immanuel Christian Eagles. Here are some images. 23 Photos

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    The federal and provincial governments have provided $7.25-million for Macleod Pioneer Lodge. Should the Willow Creek Foundation build a new lodge or upgrade the present one?

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