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UCP’s Roger Reid carries Livingstone-Macleod

Posted on 16 April 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Livingstone-Macleod stayed true to its conservative roots Tuesday and elected Roger Reid as its new MLA. Reid, the first time United Conservative Party candidate, received 16.284 votes to win the riding going away. “The good news is the sun has set on a government that has ignored Albertans for four years,” Reid told supporters at…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Curling Club honours member Judy Walde

Posted on 10 April 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Judy Walde was moved to tears Friday night at the Fort Macleod Curling Club. Walde, a long-time club member, received a life membership from president Bruce Robertson. “It’s obvious members are very important to the club,” Robertson said. “Without members we wouldn’t have a club.” “But occasionally, a member stands out for their service and…Continue Reading

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Vandals target Fort Museum in Fort Macleod

Posted on 03 April 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Valuable artifacts, windows and a door were damaged last week when vandals broke into The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. The break-in and vandalism left museum staff upset with the lack of respect for the community’s history. “It’s very frustrating because we are the history of not just the RCMP, but…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Mavericks are Midget D provincial champs

Posted on 27 March 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Mavericks are Midget D provincial champs

Fort Macleod Mavericks overcame the adversity of an opening game loss to win four straight games to claim the Midget D hockey provincial championship Sunday on home ice. The Mavericks capped an impressive run with a 7-1 win over Horse Lake Thunder, the team that beat the Mavericks on Friday to push them to the…Continue Reading

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STARS tournament returning for 17th year

Posted on 20 March 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on STARS tournament returning for 17th year

Forty-two co-ed teams return to the court next month for the 17th annual STARS Charity Volleyball Tournament at Fort Macleod. Twelve competitive, 12 intermediate and 18 recreation teams are registered for the April 5-7 tournament at Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. The tournament’s goal, as it is every year, is to raise at least…Continue Reading

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Justice Film Festival set for the weekend in Fort Macleod

Posted on 13 March 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Justice Film Festival set for the weekend in Fort Macleod

Fort Macleod and district residents will be challenged this weekend at the sixth annual Justice Film Festival at the Empress Theatre. In co-operation with Calgary’s Marda Loop Justice Film Festival, the Fort Macleod festival will feature seven documentaries, followed by discussions led by community members who have an interest in or academic knowledge of each…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers second in playoff tournament

Posted on 05 March 2019 by staff | Comments Off on F.P. Walshe Flyers second in playoff tournament

F.P. Walshe Flyers mined silver in the Chinook Basketball League playoffs. The Flyers won two games in the senior high school girls tournament before falling to Kainai Lady Warriors in the championship game. The second-ranked Flyers opened the tournament Thursday with a 56-39 win over J.T. Foster Raiders from Nanton. The Flyers had the advantage…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod group has vision for aquaponic greenhouse

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Editor | Comments (1)

A volunteer group promoting development of a community aquaponic greenhouse in Fort Macleod now has a firm vision for the finished product. Now the Fort Macleod Community Aquaponic Greenhouse Society needs volunteers with specific skills to make it happen. Fifteen people turned out Wednesday at an open house hosted by the greenhouse society at the…Continue Reading

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Past, present provincial hosts to meet in exhibition game

Posted on 19 February 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Past, present provincial hosts to meet in exhibition game

The last Fort Macleod Minor Hockey team to host provincials has been challenged to play the Midget Mavericks. The Mavericks are organizing the exhibition game with the 1996 Atom Hawks alumni as a fund-raiser for the Midget D provincial tournament they will host March 22-24. The exhibition game gets under way at 7 p.m. Thursday,…Continue Reading

Photo Albums – what’s new

Kevin Costner and Diane Lane were in town to film scenes from the movie ‘Let Him Go.’ Here are some images

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