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Fort Macleod Royals hot as they prepare to host American Legion district playoffs

Posted on 24 July 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod Royals won four of five games in the final week of the regular season to finish at .500. Their 12-12 record puts the Royals in fifth place in the Montana American Legion Baseball Northern District standings. The Royals take on fourth-place Lethbridge Miners at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24 in the opening game…Continue Reading

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Canadian Taxpayers Federation brings Alberta Debt Clock to Fort Macleod

Posted on 15 July 2014 by Editor | Comments (1)

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation rolled into Fort Macleod on Monday as part of a 25-community tour. Federation director Derek Fildebrandt was at the wheel of a Ford F150 pickup hauling the 12-foot long Alberta Debt Clock. The federation recently bought the pickup to replace an old one that made pulling the Alberta Debt clock a…Continue Reading

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Alberta Historical Resources Foundation awards grants for Fort Macleod buildings

Posted on 09 July 2014 by Editor | Comments (1)

The owners of two historic Fort Macleod buildings received grants from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. The Grier Block on Second Avenue and the Renwick building on Main Street were among 82 recipients of grants totalling $1.48-million. “The history of Alberta and its people matters to Albertans,” Culture Minister Heather Klimchuk said. “Investments that help…Continue Reading



Conservative candidate John Barlow tops Macleod by-election

Posted on 01 July 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Residents of the federal Macleod riding have a new Member of Parliament. Conservative John Barlow earned close to 69 per cent of the vote Monday to win the by-election called to replace Ted Menzies, who resigned after 10 years in office. Barlow was challenged by Liberal Dustin Fuller, New Democrat Aileen Burke, David Reimer of…Continue Reading

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Glenwood unveils first two murals in a series

Posted on 25 June 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

A southern Alberta community is celebrating its past to ensure its future. The Village of Glenwood on Friday unveiled two in what is hoped will be a series of nine murals that will attract visitors. Cardston Taber Warner MLA Gary Bikman praised Glenwood for its initiative. “The murals are a wonderful way to strengthen your…Continue Reading



Head-Smashed-In featured on new Canada Post stamp

Posted on 28 May 2014 by Contributor | Comments Off

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is featured on one of five new stamps issued this month by Canada Post. The stamps celebrate Canadian UNESCO World Heritage sites including Head-Smashed-In, Old Town Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; SGang Gwaay, B.C.; the Rideau Canal in Ontario; and the landscape of Grand PrĂ©, Nova Scotia. “Canadians have expressed an overwhelming request for…Continue Reading

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Land owners downstream of Oldman Dam work on flood advisory system

Posted on 21 May 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

People living along the Oldman River don’t want to be caught off guard again if heavy rains force Oldman Dam operators to open the floodgates. The Oldman Dam Downstream Stakeholders Guild was formed to work with dam operators to keep property owners informed of potential flooding. “We’re talking with these people trying to develop better…Continue Reading

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Author encourages students to notice what’s around them

Posted on 14 May 2014 by robvogt | Comments Off

An accomplished Canadian author shared some insights into reading, writing, and how she gets her ideas, when she visited Granum school last week. Kathy Stinson, author of everything from picture and non-fiction books, to biographies, short stories, anthologies, and horror, was at the school on Thursday talking to students from Granum as well as Stavely…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod’s historic laundry building set for demolition

Posted on 07 May 2014 by Editor | Comments (3)

A building with ties to Fort Macleod’s past could be demolished. Larson’s Tire Shop has applied for a demolition permit to knock down what is known as the old Chinese laundry building. Research is under way before the permit is issued by the town. Development officer Rhonda Day plans to contact heritage conservation staff with…Continue Reading

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Fair July 2014

Here are some images from the 28th annual South Country Fair on July 18-20 in Fort Macleod. 25 Photos

Rodeo July 2014

Here are some images from the Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association rodeo July 19-20 at Fort Macleod Midnight Stadium Agriplex. 13 Photos

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