Weather for our Area

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It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MDT on July 29, 2015
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MDT on July 30, 2015
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MDT on July 31, 2015

Upcoming Events

  • Musical Ride at The Fort -- Museum of the North West Mounted Police performed daily at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. starting Thursday, July 2.
  • 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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    Randy Brown places second at Calgary Stampede tractor pull

    Posted 28 July 2015 Comments (0)

    HEATHER CAMERON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod resident Randy Brown placed second in the Class 4 category at the vintage…Continue Reading

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    Ardenville school in need of renovation

    Posted 28 July 2015 Comments (0)

    HEATHER CAMERON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Ardenville school was named after a local farmer and was a school in the 1900s.…Continue Reading

    Province recommends 72-hour emergency kit

    Posted 28 July 2015 Comments (0)

    The Alberta Emergency Management Agency is recommending Fort Macleod and district residents prepare a 72-hour emergency kit. No one knows…Continue Reading

    Review: Deep Lie, by Stuart Woods 1986

    Posted 27 July 2015 Comments (0)

    HERB JOHNSON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR This is a book report for all the people who have read Woods’ Stone Barrington…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod town council extends Mayor Rene Gendre’s sanctions for six months

    Posted 22 July 2015 Comments (1)

    Town council extended for another six months the sanctions imposed on Rene Gendre over the mayor’s objections. The decision was…Continue Reading

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    RCAF veteran shares Macleod photos

    Posted 22 July 2015 Comments (0)

    Photographs from a Royal Canadian Air Force veteran have landed in Fort Macleod. Eddie Frisk, 93, of St. Albert, took photographs of the town while training in 1942 at the British Commonwealth Air Training Program base in Fort Macleod. Dr. Ken Harrison wrote council to explain Frisk, who is his friend, wants to leave the…Continue Reading

    Stan Eckstrand of Nanton mans his ‘All Things Llama' booth.

    Fort Macleod Farmer’s Market returns with new time, renewed focus

    Posted 22 July 2015 Comments (0)

    People with goods they have made or grown themselves have a ready place to sell their wares in Fort Macleod…Continue Reading

    Claresholm's Gavin Moore takes part in a Nia demonstration at the South Country Fair Saturday.

    South Country Fair all smiles and (mostly) sunshine

    Posted 22 July 2015 Comments (0)

    J.W. SCHNARR – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Heavy rain Friday couldn’t dampen the spirits of festival enthusiasts who descended on Fort Macleod…Continue Reading

    Photo Albums Added

    Walk June 2015

    Here are some images from the 17th annual A-T Walk for a Cure, which raised $65,000 for research on June 20. 23 Photos


    Here are some images from the Canadian Rocky Mountain Cloggers show "Jump, Jive and Jukebox" on June 13 at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. 32 Photos

    Alzheimer Society

    Welcome to, a gathering place for people with dementia and their care partners. To learn more about this topic, join Alberta's online community at ASANTCafe


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