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Fort Museum marks six decades since ‘official’ opening

Posted on 31 July 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

When the South Alberta Horse Artillery fires its cannon Saturday, Aug. 3 it will mark 60 years since a cannon was fired to mark the official opening of The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. On Saturday, Aug. 8, 1959, it was World War One veteran and long-time Fort Macleod postmaster Frank…Continue Reading

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Organic fertilizer plant sets up in Willow Creek

Posted on 31 July 2019 by Contributor | Comments (0)

LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Hangar 6 at the Claresholm Industrial Airport is now home to Candeo, a company whose board of directors includes Charlie Mayer, former minister of agriculture of Canada in the government of Brian Mulroney, during the 1980s. The company could be up and running by the end of this year, producing an…Continue Reading

Low water levels at Pine Coulee Reservoir raising concern with water managers

Posted on 31 July 2019 by Contributor | Comments (0)

LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Low water levels in Pine Coulee reservoir could result in 44 producers having their water licences…Continue Reading

RCMP offers water safety tips

Posted on 31 July 2019 by staff | Comments (0)

Summers in Alberta are a great time to hit the lakes and rivers. The increase in people using natural water…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod couple creates annual gift for library

Posted on 24 July 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod couple creates annual gift for library

A Fort Macleod couple has created an annual gift for the Town of Fort Macleod Library. Ray and Maxiene Bodgener left a designated bequest to the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. The community foundation works endowments, which means the initial gift is invested in perpetuity, while the investment income earned goes back into…Continue Reading

Willow Creek jamboree spreads gospel at Granum

Posted on 24 July 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Willow Creek jamboree spreads gospel at Granum

The Willow Creek Gospel Jamboree in Granum continues its mission this year of spreading the gospel through music. The 2019…Continue Reading

Heritage Acres hosts RCMP Musical Ride

Posted on 24 July 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Heritage Acres hosts RCMP Musical Ride

The annual show has been a summer highlight for more than three decades at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. This year…Continue Reading

Precautions reduce risk of West Nile virus infection

Posted on 24 July 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Precautions reduce risk of West Nile virus infection

Alberta Health Services reminds people to take precautions to protect themselves against West Nile virus infection. “With exposure to mosquitoes…Continue Reading

Heritage Acres site of quilt, flower show

Posted on 17 July 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Heritage Acres site of quilt, flower show

A quilt and flower show will happen Saturday, July 20 from 1-5 p.m. at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. The show…Continue Reading

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