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Fort Macleod says cheers to Fargo TV series star Ted Danson

Posted on 25 March 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Ted Danson, as bartender Sam (Mayday) Malone in the hit television series Cheers, knew that sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. Danson can add Fort Macleod’s Cafe Orange to the list of places where he is welcomed as an old friend. Danson, the star of TV and movies, was in town…Continue Reading

Melody Bannerman, Val Kostelansky and Stasha Donahue prepare to serve lunch as part of the Justice Film Festival.

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Fort Macleod Justice Film Festival provides food for thought

Posted on 18 March 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Among the topics explored at the third annual Justice Film Festival was one that fed the mind, as well as the body. About 40 people turned out Saturday morning at the Empress Theatre to watch a film about food waste and take part in a discussion led by a guest speaker. They were then invited…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce elects directors at annual general meeting

Posted on 11 March 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Domiec Holwerda will lead the Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce in the coming year. Holwerda was elected president Thursday during the Chamber’s annual general meeting. Elections dominated the agenda of the meeting in the board room at Young Parkyn McNab. Josh Beusekom was elected vice-president and Brian Nelson was returned treasurer. Chamber members…Continue Reading



Linda Ripley is named Fort Macleod’s Citizen of the Year

Posted on 04 March 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

The best and brightest of Fort Macleod was honoured Thursday by the Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber presented its annual awards during a banquet at Holy Cross Hall. “We appreciate all of you for the contribution you make to the town of Fort Macleod,” Chamber treasurer Brian Nelson said. Linda Ripley was named Citizen of…Continue Reading

The Fort Macleod Mavericks, back row, from left: trainer Taylor Wolstenholme, Elias Smith, Jonah Halcrow, Parker Small Legs, Jayce Van Driesten, Tanner Weasel Head, Triston Wells, Abigal Cryderman, Sienna Smith, Talyn Bruised Head, Brayden Smith and assistant coach Shawn O'Sullivan. Front row, Kalem Krebs, Jordy Welsh, junior manager Braxton Wells, Brody Zmurchyk and Jason Stockton. Missing from photo is Colmyn Crop Eared Wolf, Calim Yellow Face, Cauy Yellow Face, Trez Day Chief, Walker Many Fingers, coach Randy O'Sullivan, manager Marci Stockton and assistant coach Tim Cryderman

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Fort Macleod Mavericks off to Bantam C provincial championship

Posted on 25 February 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

Jason Stockton scored a hat trick Sunday to power Fort Macleod Mavericks to a 4-3 win over the visiting Cochrane Rockies. The win gives the Mavericks the lead in the best-of-three Central Alberta Tier 4 Bantam Hockey League series. The second game of the series is 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Cochrane. The third…Continue Reading

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‘Songs For Ken’ raises $10,000 for ALS Society

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

An impressive line-up of artists loaned their talents Saturday night to the ALS Society of Alberta. “Songs For Ken” at the Empress Theatre raised about $10,000 to support people living with the incurable disease also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. “Our mission is to make each day the best possible day for those impacted by…Continue Reading

The F.P. Walshe Flyers Back row, from left: coach Don Webb, Rylan Clarke, Oakley Bond, Shody Perry, Jack Dietze, Ty Odney, Aidan Kidd and coach Clayton Orr. Front row, from left: Walker English, Cole Sawchuk, Michael McTighe and Dylan Drader.

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F.P. Walshe Flyers land in second place at own Blue and White high school basketball tournament

Posted on 11 February 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

Calgary Christian Cougars clawed their way to the championship of the 47th annual Blue and White senior boys basketball tournament. The Cougars beat Bassano Broncos and Kainai Warriors to advance to the final, where they grounded tournament host F.P. Walshe Flyers. Sparwood Spartans, Foremost Falcons, Vulcan County Central Hawks and Willow Creek Composite Cobras rounded…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod town council details ‘most’ reasons for sanctioning Mayor Rene Gendre

Posted on 03 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (2)

Town council made public a letter last week outlining its decision to continue sanctions of Mayor Rene Gendre. Council presented the letter to Gendre Jan. 26 at the meeting at Fort Macleod RCMP Centennial Library. “This is not by any means a full statement of all the issues,” Coun. Keith Trowbridge said. “There are others.…Continue Reading

Members of the Blood Tribe rally for awareness of the danger of the drug Oxy 80, which is linked to 10 deaths.

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Blood Tribe rallies to fight growing use of deadly drug

Posted on 22 January 2015 by Contributor | Comments Off

HEATHER CAMERON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR A rally to bring awareness to 10 deaths connected to the drug Oxy 80 was held Monday at Moccasin Flats just outside of Cardston. “These RCMP should get their act together and get these guys straightened out,” Blood Tribe member Elvis Clovis Shot On Both Sides said. Shot On Both…Continue Reading

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Flyers Bball March 2015

F.P. Walshe Flyers opened the 2A south zone high school basketball playoffs with a win over Crownsest Panthers, but were eliminated in the next round by a loss to Immanuel Christian Eagles. Here are some images. 23 Photos

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Actor Ted Danson was in Fort Macleod last week for filming of his new role in the Fargo series. We're wondering which of Danson's other work is your favourite.

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