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Join Citizens On Patrol in Fort Macleod

Posted on 06 September 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Join Citizens On Patrol in Fort Macleod

A group of ordinary citizens has been helping keep Fort Macleod safe from crime for 15 years, but they need…Continue Reading

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Royal Canadian Legion

Posted on 06 September 2017 by admin | Comments Off on Royal Canadian Legion

The Royal Canadian Legion No. 46 and The Ladies Auxiliary were founded to meet the needs of those who served…Continue Reading

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Rotary Club serves Fort Macleod, world

Posted on 06 September 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Rotary Club serves Fort Macleod, world

Fort Macleod’s Rotary Club was founded in April 1955, a world-wide organization with more than 1.2-million members. The object of…Continue Reading

Cameo: One with the landscape

Posted on 24 August 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: One with the landscape

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR What would Annora Brown’s expressions of art have been like had she not been called…Continue Reading

Cameo: Thanks, Miss Brown

Posted on 10 August 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Thanks, Miss Brown

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR “Thanks, Miss Brown!” A letter from Vancouver included a contribution to our “digitizing project.” In…Continue Reading

Cameo: Annora’s wild flower garden

Posted on 27 July 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Annora’s wild flower garden

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR From her studio window on the second floor of her home in Fort Macleod Annora…Continue Reading

Cameo: Researching ‘Old Man’s Garden’

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Researching ‘Old Man’s Garden’

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR She didn’t have Google to help her research. Nor was there a public library in…Continue Reading

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Cameo: Finding companionship

Posted on 13 July 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Finding companionship

Being a single woman in a couple-oriented small community is never easy. Annora Brown was no exception. She belonged to…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod artist Annora Brown.

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Annora Brown: pioneer interpreter of the western Canadian landscape

Posted on 08 June 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Annora Brown: pioneer interpreter of the western Canadian landscape

“By the 1930s artists were capturing scenes from many Canadian landscapes,” Annora Brown wrote from the Ontario College of Art. “Their canvases depicted Quebec, Ontario, outpost Winnipeg and a strip of the West Coast.” But her own prairie region “was as little known as the Antarctic landscape!” She resolved to change that omission, though I’m…Continue Reading

Photo Albums Added

F.P. Walshe school in Fort Macleod honoured academic achievement with its annual fall awards ceremonies on Oct. 26. Here are photos of the recipients.

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Should the Town of Fort Macleod sell its present office, which is a national historic site, or retain it for use as a museum, gallery or community hub?