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Fort Macleod has electric vehicle charging station

Posted on 09 October 2019 by staff | Comments (1)

The Peaks to Prairies Project accelerated the deployment of its electric vehicle charging network Oct. 7 with the electrification of charging stations in Cardston and Fort Macleod. These stations, owned and operated by ATCO, are key infrastructure for making electric vehicle travel along Highway 3 and south on Highway 2 easier. The two-year, $2.2 million…Continue Reading

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United Church says farewell to retiring minister

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Tr The United Churches in Fort Macleod and Granum said farewell Wednesday to their popular minister. Rev. Eras Van Zyl is retiring from his ministry and returning to his native South Africa. “We thank God for bringing you into our lives,” said Cecilie Fleming, who is chair of the Fort Macleod and Granum pastoral charge.…Continue Reading

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Livingstone Range School Board elects new chair, vice-chair

Posted on 25 September 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Two Fort Macleod trustees have the top jobs on Livingstone Range School Board. Trustees elected Lori Hodges as chair Sept. 11 during the school board meeting at the G.R. Davis Administration Building in Fort Macleod. “I will try and do my very best for all of you,” Hodges told trustees following the election. “We all…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Kids First program helps dads and kids bond

Posted on 18 September 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Kids First program helps dads and kids bond

A Fort Macleod organization is providing a chance for dads to spend some quality time with their children. Fort Macleod Kids First Family Centre stages “Daderday” the first Saturday of the month. It’s a chance for dads, grandfathers, uncles and other care-givers to bring their children for two hours of unstructured play in the Kids…Continue Reading

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Justice Minister brings rural crime tour to Fort Macleod

Posted on 17 September 2019 by Frank | Comments Off on Justice Minister brings rural crime tour to Fort Macleod

Fort Macleod residents can share concerns about rural crime at a town hall meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17. Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer will be at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Schweitzer is on a tour to get input and discuss concerns about the rapid increase in rural crime. “This government…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod earns provincial award

Posted on 11 September 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod earns provincial award

Fort Macleod has earned a provincial award for creating a supportive environment in the community. The ChooseWell Healthy Communities Award will be presented at a reception in Edmonton on Oct. 24. Town of Fort Macleod executive assistant Meranda Day Chief submitted the nomination. “One of the main focuses that I talked about was our Water…Continue Reading

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Ghostbusters 2020 crew to film Saturday in Fort Macleod

Posted on 06 September 2019 by Frank | Comments Off on Ghostbusters 2020 crew to film Saturday in Fort Macleod

Ghostbusters 2020 returns to Fort Macleod for one more day of filming Saturday, Sept. 7. Tentative plans on Friday were to begin filming about 12 noon Saturday on Second Avenue, between 23rd Street and 24th Street (Main Street). “This is a quickly developing scenario and will continually be adjusted for smaller details as we go,”…Continue Reading

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New venue announced for Taste of Fort Macleod

Posted on 04 September 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on New venue announced for Taste of Fort Macleod

The sixth annual Taste of Fort Macleod has a new venue. Taste of Fort Macleod starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. With inclement weather forecast for the end of the week, Chamber of Commerce event organizers decided Wednesday morning to move the event indoors. Taste of…Continue Reading

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Ghostbusters wrap-up meeting planned

Posted on 28 August 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Ghostbusters wrap-up meeting planned

Fort Macleod residents and business owners have a chance this week to air their feelings — good and bad –about the latest movie filmed on Main Street. Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 in council chambers at the G.R. Davis Administration Building. Crews spent…Continue Reading

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Coed Slowpitch League tournament held its playoff tournament Aug. 23-24

Poll

With the federal election on Monday, Oct. 21, we’re wondering which party you’re supporting in the Foothills riding.