Upcoming Events

  • Musical Ride at the Fort Museum at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily throughout August.
  • 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.

    Dorothy Asuchak nominated for provincial award

    Posted 15 August 2018 Comments (0)

    A Fort Macleod woman is among 29 Alberta volunteers recognized last week for service to seniors Dorothy Asuchak was nominated…Continue Reading

    Outlaws ride off with slowpitch championship

    Posted 15 August 2018 Comments (0)

    Ty Odney’s walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday lifted the Outlaws to the Fort Macleod…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod Triathlon marks 16th year

    Posted 15 August 2018 Comments (0)

    The Fort Macleod Triathlon in 2018 celebrates its 16th year of providing athletes of all ages and abilities with a…Continue Reading

    Man uses knowledge shared by elders to create buffalo hunting bow

    Posted 07 August 2018 Comments (0)

    Jani Red Gun used traditional knowledge shared by Blackfoot elders to fashion a weapon similar to ones used by Plains people on the buffalo hunt. The 24-year-old Red Gun, who is from the Siksika Nation, made and donated a 32-inch “push” bow to The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. “They don’t…Continue Reading

    Masons support Fort Macleod CIA

    Posted 07 August 2018 Comments (0)

    Alberta Lodge No. 3 (the Masons) is proud to be able to support the Fort Macleod Community Initiatives Association (CIA)…Continue Reading

    Wildlife of Oldman River Valley documentary completed

    Posted 07 August 2018 Comments (0)

    Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society will present the DVD release of the Wildlife of the Oldman River…Continue Reading

    Fort Macleod office closes for move to new location

    Posted 07 August 2018 Comments Off on Fort Macleod office closes for move to new location

    The Town of Fort Macleod is not open for business. At least for a few days while staff moves to…Continue Reading

    Heritage Acres Farm Museum to host annual show

    Posted 31 July 2018 Comments (0)

    Stationary engines are the focus this year at Heritage Acres Farm Museum’s 31st annual show. Visitors are invited to step back in time during the annual show, which runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-5 at the museum west of Fort Macleod. Displays will show how the stationary engine was used in the early days…Continue Reading


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