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Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce revives New Year’s baby contest

Posted on 11 January 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

The search is under way for Fort Macleod’s 2017 New Year’s baby. Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce has revived its New Year’s Baby contest to reward the baby and parents with a selection of gifts. “The New Year’s baby is a big deal to our community, and the Chamber wanted to help the family celebrate,”…Continue Reading

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Dealership tops annual Fort Macleod food drive

Posted on 05 January 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

For the second year in a row, Scougall Motors won the Take A Bite Out of Hunger challenge. Take A Bite Out of Hunger pits participants against each other in friendly competition to see who could come up with the most weight in non-perishable food items. “The total weight collected this year was 3,379 pounds,”…Continue Reading

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‘What if’ question hangs over Willow Creek MD

Posted on 29 December 2016 by Contributor | Comments (0)

LAWRENCE GLEASON- GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR It was just one question during the Dec. 14 meeting of the MD of Willow Creek, but sometimes one question is the tip of an iceberg, you see or hear only the top 10 per cent while the rest is below the waterline. Division 6 Coun. Neil Wilson asked a question…Continue Reading

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Jacqueline Pratte releases debut CD

Posted on 21 December 2016 by staff | Comments Off on Jacqueline Pratte releases debut CD

Jacqueline Pratt realized a childhood dream this month with the release of her first CD. Ignition is a collection of original songs and covers Pratte, who is from Fort Macleod, recorded at Happy Note Studios in Berkeley, California. Pratte, who is known to friends and family as Jake, admitted to a range of emotions when…Continue Reading

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Community foundation funds Foothills Centre

Posted on 14 December 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Community foundation funds Foothills Centre

Foothills Centre in Fort Macleod was one of 27 organizations to share in $200,000 in grants last week from the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. The foundation on Thursday awarded Foothills Centre $8,000, with $1,000 of that coming from the Lethbridge Auto Dealer Association. “We are so grateful to receive this funding as…Continue Reading

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Strong support needed for annual Fort Macleod Community Christmas Dinner

Posted on 07 December 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Strong support needed for annual Fort Macleod Community Christmas Dinner

Every year at this time, the Fort Macleod community gets together for dinner. The Masonic Lodge takes the lead in organizing the annual Community Christmas Dinner, but it is a true community effort. “If it wasn’t for all the businesses that have donated and the volunteers who help us, we wouldn’t be able to do…Continue Reading

Juno Award nominated singer-songwriter John Wort Hannam will perform at Raise the Roof in support of Kids First Family Centre. Raise the Roof is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Kids First Family Centre ready to Raise the Roof

Posted on 30 November 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Kids First Family Centre ready to Raise the Roof

Juno Award nominee John Wort Hannam headlines a star-studded line-up of entertainers supporting Fort Macleod Kids First Family Centre. Wort Hannam and other local musicians and singers will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 in the Raise the Roof show at the Empress Theatre. Raise the Roof is part of Kids First’s fund-raising efforts…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod continues Santa Claus Parade tradition

Posted on 23 November 2016 by admin | Comments (1)

A long-standing Fort Macleod tradition continues Saturday, Nov. 26 with the 35th annual Santa Claus Parade. Billed as the “biggest and best parade of its kind west of Winnipeg,” the parade is firmly established in the hearts of community residents. “I think that’s part of why the parade is still so successful,” parade co-ordinator Kristi…Continue Reading

From right: Sgt. Jack Shield's grandson Michael Stonhouse, youngest daughter Edith Moyes, Edith's husband Sam Moyes, Ruthann LaBlance of the Galt Museum, granddaughter Susan Shores and grandson Jerry Ellerman stand around the tunic from World War One.

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Fort Macleod soldier is answer to Galt Museum mystery

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod soldier is answer to Galt Museum mystery

HEATHER CAMERON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR A uniform that had been at the Galt Museum in Lethbridge since 1965 and officially in the collection since 1973 was identified as belonging to Sgt. John (Jack) Shield of Fort Macleod after assistant Ruthann LaBlance of the Galt collections department conducted an extensive audit. “I went through the digitized…Continue Reading

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Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action at the Fort Macleod Curling Club's mixed bonspiel on Jan. 7.

Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some images from the 35th annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade on Saturday, Nov. 26

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