• 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, back row, from left: coach Chris Baxter, Alex Garrett, Stephanie Tobler, Sheridan George-Orr, Aby Bourassa and Janelle Stockton. Front row, from left: Tiegan Trotter, Angie Borrero and McKenzie Phillips.

    F.P. Walshe Flyers win silver medals at Taber tournament

    Posted 18 October 2017 Comments (0)

    F.P. Walshe Flyers were feeling anything but blue Saturday on the trip home from the Double Blue tournament at Taber.…Continue Reading

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    Fish rescue near Fort Macleod brings cultures together

    Posted 18 October 2017 Comments (0)

    The Peigan Friends Along the River fish rescue has become more than a day when volunteers save fish trapped in…Continue Reading

    Thieves steal batteries from RVs in Fort Macleod

    Posted 18 October 2017 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod RCMP are investigating the theft last week of batteries from recreational vehicles. Const. Zach Stonley said on Thursday…Continue Reading

    Granum elects new council

    Posted 16 October 2017 Comments (1)

    Granum has a new town council. Duncan McLean topped the voting with 133 votes, followed by Helen Kehoe with 106. Incumbent Barin Beresford had 92 votes, incumbent Bernie Kennedy had 89 and Arlette Heck had 85. Those five people form the new council. Defeated candidates are incumbent Crystal Wilde (83), Walter Gripping (83), incumbent Zaria…Continue Reading

    John Van Driesten elected

    Posted 16 October 2017 Comments (0)

    John Van Driesten is the new Division 1 councillor in the MD of Willow Creek. Van Driesten received 154 votes Monday to defeat incumbent Henry Van Hierden. Van Heirden, who served 16 years on council, received 65 votes. In Division 4, incumbent councillor Glen Alm defeated challenger Brad Toone 142-74. In the Division 5 race,…Continue Reading

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    Town of Fort Macleod to list former courthouse for sale

    Posted 11 October 2017 Comments (0)

    The Town of Fort Macleod has listed the historic former provincial courthouse for sale. Council approved listing the building at the appraised price of $231,000. At present, the building houses the Town of Fort Macleod office. That will change when the Town of Fort Macleod moves to new office space it will share with Livingstone…Continue Reading

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    Russell deCarle mixing it up at the Empress Theatre

    Posted 11 October 2017 Comments (0)

    Russell deCarle, prolific solo artist and former frontman of Canadian country roots band Prairie Oyster, is taking the stage at…Continue Reading

    Voters go to polls Monday, Oct. 16

    Posted 11 October 2017 Comments (0)

    Monday, Oct. 16 is decision day for voters in Fort Macleod and district. The 2017 municipal election will determine new…Continue Reading

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    The Fort Macleod Co-ed Slowpitch League held its postseason tournament on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

    Glenwood Days offered plenty of fun on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.


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