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Fort Macleod’s Dallas Walker wins six medals at lifesaving sport nationals

Posted on 01 July 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Dallas Walker had an impressive medal haul at her latest lifesaving sport competition. The Fort Macleod resident brought home six medals — including one gold — from the pool nationals at Brantford, Ont. “I felt strong and confident,” Walker said of her approach to nationals on June 13-14. “I had a little anxiety because I…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe school’s First Nations grads honoured at eagle feather ceremony

Posted on 24 June 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

A record number of First Nations graduates at F.P. Walshe school were honoured Friday during an eagle feather blessing ceremony. Blackfoot elder Peter Strikes With A Gun carried out the ceremony with nine graduating First Nations in a tipi set up on the grounds of the 1184 North West Mounted Police Barracks provincial historic site.…Continue Reading

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Quinlan, Kidd receive Danny Paskal Memorial Award

Posted on 17 June 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

F.P. Walshe school history was made Wednesday night when the Danny Paskal Memorial Athletic Award was presented during Blue and White Night. Grade 12 student Aidan Kidd became the first two-time recipient when he accepted the award from athletic director Craig Patton. Nicole Quinlan, another multi-sport Grade 12 athlete, was the 2015 female recipient of…Continue Reading

Cutting the ribbon to open the spray park, from left: Sharon Monical, Keith Trowbridge, Dan Smith, Henk Vanee, Dan Smith, Angie O'Connor, Jill Burrows and Leslie-Ann Hornberger.

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Fort Macleod celebrates opening of spray park

Posted on 10 June 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

Matthew McNab, with the push of a button, brought great joy Thursday to children and adults in Fort Macleod. Young Matthew was chosen to push the button for the grand opening of Fort Macleod’s new spray park. Screams of delight greeted the fountains of water that shot out of the concrete pad into the air,…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod athletes join Pronghorns team in Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Posted on 03 June 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

Six former F.P. Walshe Flyers rugby players were inducted Friday into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. Brittany Orr, Nicole Van Eck, Paula Woynarowsky, Natalie De Kok, Courtney Faulkner and Brittany Zoeteman were members of the 2007-’09 Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team. “It’s an incredible honour for our team to be inducted into the Alberta…Continue Reading

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Forest fires prompt precautionary air quality advisory

Posted on 28 May 2015 by staff | Comments Off

Due to increased smoke and particulate matter from forest fires in northern Alberta, Alberta Health Services issued a precautionary air quality advisory. Individuals living or travelling in the Lethbridge area are advised to be aware of air conditions and take precautions against potential health concerns that can be associated with current conditions. Although the current…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod town council has few answers on CAO’s dismissal

Posted on 27 May 2015 by Editor | Comments (1)

People looking for insight Monday into Fort Macleod council’s decision to dismiss chief administrative officer David Connauton got little satisfaction. Council under questioning during the public portion of Monday’s meeting at the RCMP Centennial Library offered few answers. “I was very shocked,” Fort Macleod resident Terry Daniel said of Connauton’s dismissal on May 13. “I…Continue Reading

Granum Old Jail and Museum volunteer Mike Sherman beside the new pillory and stock built by Gavin Moore for the Granum Old Jail and Museum.

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Granum museum features colourful character from past

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

A colourful character from the past is the subject of a new exhibit at the Granum Old Jail and Museum. Nora Tanuina Mortes Barley Power — known affectionately as Rainbow Power by Granum and Fort Macleod residents — has a prominent place in the museum. “She was quite an icon in Granum,” museum volunteer Mike…Continue Reading

Fourth-year nursing student Matt Burbank demonstrates the cuff of the LifePak 15 portable cardiac monitor and defibrillator, seen at far right, as registered nurse Merline Heal looks on at Fort Macleod Health Centre. Photo by Denise Joel.

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New heart monitor a lifesaver at Fort Macleod Health Centre

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Contributor | Comments (1)

KERRI ROBINS – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR When Daniel Plourde collapsed on Nov. 14, 2013, he was 20 minutes outside of town and fearing for his life because of the pains in his chest. “I got home and my wife called the ambulance and got me to the hospital in Fort Macleod,” the 59-year-old Plourde said. “By…Continue Reading

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Walk June 2015

Here are some images from the 17th annual A-T Walk for a Cure, which raised $65,000 for research on June 20. 23 Photos

Cloggers-June2015

Here are some images from the Canadian Rocky Mountain Cloggers show "Jump, Jive and Jukebox" on June 13 at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. 32 Photos

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