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Lively open house as MD of Willow Creek opens its doors

Posted on 23 March 2017 by Contributor | Comments (0)

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 (0)

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

Fort Macleod Mustangs goalie Dean Skidmore does the butterfly behind Mustangs defenceman Taylor Bilodeau and Kainai's Ferguson Calf Robe.

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Fort Macleod Mustangs claim second place in Ranchland Hockey League

Posted on 22 February 2017 by admin | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Mustangs claim second place in Ranchland Hockey League

Fort Macleod Mustangs split two weekend games to place second in the Ranchland Hockey League. The Mustangs edged Kainai Braves 11-10 Friday and lost 7-4 to regular season champion Nanton Palominos on Saturday. Mustangs 11 Braves 10 The Mustangs overcame a three-goal deficit Friday night to edge the visiting Braves 11-10. Kainai led much of…Continue Reading

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Southern Alberta biogas company gets provincial funding

Posted on 16 February 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Southern Alberta biogas company gets provincial funding

A southern Alberta company shared in $58-million in provincial funding last week. Lethbridge Biogas LP, which produces electricity, received $1,854,000 from the Bioenergy Producer Program. “We are excited to hear that bioenergy’s role in the fight against climate change is recognized,” said Stefan Michalski, director of operations for Lethbridge Biogas LP. “This money is important…Continue Reading

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MD of Willow Creek councillor Glen Alm says province’s biodiversity management framework puts land owner rights at risk

Posted on 25 January 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on MD of Willow Creek councillor Glen Alm says province’s biodiversity management framework puts land owner rights at risk

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Ranchers are not having enough input into the province’s biodiversity management framework, according to MD of Willow Creek councillor Glen Alm. The framework will soon become provincial legislation when it was originally considered to be a guideline. Alm made the remarks in a speech Friday to a receptive audience from…Continue Reading

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Singer-songwriter John Wort Hannam’s Songs For Ken to support ALS Society

Posted on 18 January 2017 by Editor | Comments (2)

Singer-songwriter John Wort Hannam and friends will gather at the Empress Theatre next month to raise money for the ALS Society of Alberta. The third annual Songs For Ken fund-raiser is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Juno Award nominee Worth Hannam headlines a strong line-up for the fund-raiser. The PolyJesters, Brooke Wylie, Tanner James,…Continue Reading

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

Posted on 11 January 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce revives New Year’s baby contest

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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Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some images from the Fort Macleod Skating Club's annual carnival on March 18. Here are some scenes from ‘A Night at the Movies.'

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