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ALERT made life tough for criminals in 2019

Posted on 15 January 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

While changes were afoot, including a new CEO, Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams still managed to achieve one of its most successful years ever in 2019. Over the calendar year, ALERT teams across the province laid 1,402 criminal charges against 241 suspects; took 92 firearms out of the hands of gang members and drug dealers;…Continue Reading

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Students building leadership capacity in Livingstone Range schools

Posted on 08 January 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

Students are taking an increasing leadership role in Livingstone Range School Division. Trustees recently received a report on the activities of the Regional Council of Student Leaders. “This year we have an amazing group of 35 students,” said Eliza Grose, a teacher at Livingstone school in Lundbreck who works with the regional council. Grose and…Continue Reading

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Empress Theatre gets grant for new screen

Posted on 23 December 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Empress Theatre gets grant for new screen

Movie fans will benefit from a charitable organization’s recent contribution to the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwest Alberta awarded the Empress Theatre Society a $6,000 grant on Dec. 12. The Empress will put the money toward the purchase of a new movie screen. “Our fall-winter grants celebration is…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod developing heritage inventory

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod developing heritage inventory

Thirty sites will be added to the Fort Macleod Heritage Inventory. The 16 commercial and 14 residential sites were researched during an inventory carried out by an Edmonton-based contractor. Prometheus Heritage and Cultural Services researched and documented Fort Macleod’s heritage buildings. The result of that work is the Town of Fort Macleod will add 30…Continue Reading

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Masons need help with Christmas dinner

Posted on 11 December 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Masons need help with Christmas dinner

The Masons are having a few people over for dinner on Saturday, Dec. 14. More than 500 people are expected to sit down for a free turkey dinner with all the trimmings in the annual Community Christmas Dinner. “It’s just getting the community together as one,” Mason Brian Reach said of the reason for the…Continue Reading

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RCMP seek man in connection with shooting

Posted on 09 December 2019 by staff | Comments Off on RCMP seek man in connection with shooting

A warrant was issued for the arrest of a 29-year-old man who is a suspect in a weekend shooting on the Blood Tribe First Nation. Blood Tribe Police Service was called about 2:25 a.m. Saturday to a report of a shooting. Blood Tribe EMS also attended to treat a 41-year-old man, who was taken by…Continue Reading

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Family honours mother with $50,000 Fort Macleod Handibus donation

Posted on 04 December 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Family honours mother with $50,000 Fort Macleod Handibus donation

Fort Macleod Handibus Society is receiving a $50,000 donation in memory of Jean (Cuppen) Sinclair. Jack Cuppen delivered the first $25,000 installment Saturday to Bruce Robertson of the handibus society. “I always wanted to do something for my mom, in honour of her,” Cuppen said. Jean (Cuppen) Sinclair lived in Fort Macleod for about 65…Continue Reading

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Alberta writers showcased in Get Lit! Festival

Posted on 27 November 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Alberta writers showcased in Get Lit! Festival

Five Alberta authors gathered shared ideas and experiences about writing Nov. 16 in the intimate setting of the Empress Theatre. Sid Marty, Angie Abdou, Fran Kimmel, Ali Bryan and Kevin Allen took part in the first Get Lit! Festival. Russel Bowers, host of CBC Radio’s Daybreak Alberta, was master of ceremonies for the literary festival.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod prepares for Santa Claus Parade

Posted on 20 November 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod prepares for Santa Claus Parade

Fort Macleod residents are in the Christmas spirit with the 38th annual Santa Claus Parade quickly approaching. The parade is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, with a variety of surrounding festivities planned. “The excitement has been building for weeks already,” parade co-ordinator Ashley Nelson said. “It’s shaping up to be a great parade.”…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Skating Club held its annual achievement night on Dec. 18

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