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Flimmaker Eric Spoeth with cast members on the set of ‘Waiting For Waldemar.'

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Family mystery inspires filmmaker Eric Soeth to make docu-drama

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

When filmmaker Eric Spoeth set out to make a film about the disappearance of his grand-father during World War Two he thought he was simply going to tell his family’s story. Along the way to making the 45-minute docu-drama Waiting For Waldemar, Spoeth realized he was on to something with broader appeal. “It occurred to…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod Christians staged a symbolic walk Good Friday in the footsteps of their saviour. Close to 50 people took part in the annual Way of the Cross procession.

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Fort Macleod residents followed the Way of the Cross on Good Friday

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

Christians in Fort Macleod took a symbolic walk in their saviour’s footsteps on Good Friday. Close to 50 40 people from several Fort Macleod churches turned out for the annual Way of the Cross procession. With people taking turns carrying the large wooden cross, the procession moved through the Stations of the Cross that marked…Continue Reading

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Community rallies for STARS volleyball tournament

Posted on 12 April 2017 by staff | Comments (0)

A record 46 teams competed in three divisions in this year’s 15th annual STARS Co-ed Volleyball Tournament held April 7-9. The tournament was held at the Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre, where four portable courts were set up, with some games played at W.A. Day school as well. The tournament was a fund-raiser to…Continue Reading

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Midget Maverick Jace Norlin receives Clint Jordan Memorial Award

Posted on 06 April 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Midget Maverick Jace Norlin receives Clint Jordan Memorial Award

Midget Maverick Jace Norlin received Fort Macleod Minor Hockey’s most prestigious award last week. Norlin received the Clint Jordan Memorial Award on Wednesday at the awards night at the Empress Theatre. Named for a Fort Macleod Minor Hockey player who died suddenly, the Clint Jordan Memorial Award recognizes a player who displays leadership, dedication and…Continue Reading

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Historic agreement for Blackfoot Confederacy, Alberta

Posted on 29 March 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Historic agreement for Blackfoot Confederacy, Alberta

Blackfoot leaders and the Alberta government have created a new protocol for collaboration. The Alberta–Blackfoot Confederacy Protocol Agreement was signed Friday during a ceremony at the McDougall Centre in Calgary. “We live in a time when our relationship with First Nations people is made richer and clearer by monumental documents as the final report of…Continue Reading

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Lively open house as MD of Willow Creek opens its doors

Posted on 23 March 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on Lively open house as MD of Willow Creek opens its doors

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR In the past two decades the annual open house at the MD of Willow Creek has attracted as few as six and as many as 31 people, so 14 ratepayers showing up March 15 to hear each of the department’s report is good attendance. Director of finance Johanne Hannas reported…Continue Reading

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Excitement building for Fort Macleod Skating Club’s annual carnival

Posted on 14 March 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Excitement building for Fort Macleod Skating Club’s annual carnival

The excitement is building at the Fort Macleod Skating Club prepares its annual carnival. The club presents “A Night at the Movies” at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18. Skaters will be peeking through the curtains to see how many people are in the stands at Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. Coach Cassidy Cox hopes…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Allied Arts to host reception for artists’ exhibition

Posted on 08 March 2017 by staff | Comments (1)

Fort Macleod Allied Arts will host an open art gallery reception on Saturday, March 11. The exhibit features the works of two southern Alberta artists: photographer Candace Belliveau and watercolour artist Arnold McAulay. Candace Belliveau is a Calgary-based photographer who grew up in the Medicine Hat area. Many of Belliveau’s images are black and white…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Lions Club funds musical ride uniforms at the Fort Museum

Posted on 02 March 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Lions Club funds musical ride uniforms at the Fort Museum

The Mounted Patrol at The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police will look sharp this season thanks to a donation from the Lions Club. The Lions last week donated $5,000 to buy 12 new jackets and sets of gauntlets for the riders who perform the Musical Ride in July and August. “This…Continue Reading

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Piikani Nation Secondary School's travel club held a fund-raising bullarama April 22 in Fort Macleod. Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action at the 15th annual STARS Charity Co-ed Volleyball Tournament April 7-9 in Fort Macleod.

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