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Danny Paskal Memorial Award

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F.P. Walshe school Grade 12 athletes share Danny Paskal Memorial Award

Posted on 21 June 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

Three Grade 12 students were honoured last week as the top athletes at F.P. Walshe school. Brooke Pansky, Walker English and Michael McTighe received the Danny Paskal Memorial Award during the Blue and White awards June 13. The award is presented to athletes who exemplify the spirit of Danny Paskal, an F.P. Walshe school student…Continue Reading

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Gus Yaki walks across province to raise awareness for grassland conservation

Posted on 14 June 2017 by staff | Comments (0)

A Calgary-based naturalist and expert birder is currently walking across southern Alberta, marking Canada’s 150th birthday, to save grasslands, the world’s most endangered ecosystem. Between now and June 22 Gus Yaki and about 40 supporters are walking across Alberta to fund-raise for various conservation organizations including the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Alberta Wilderness Association, and…Continue Reading

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Area residents named to advisory panel

Posted on 07 June 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Area residents named to advisory panel

Area residents Dr. Leroy Little Bear, Reg Crowshoe and Harley Bastien were named last week to an environmental panel. The Indigenous Wisdom Advisory Panel will advise Fred Wrona, Alberta’s chief scientist, about how to incorporate Indigenous perspectives and traditional ecological knowledge into environmental monitoring. “Indigenous wisdom is fundamental to measuring, assessing and informing on the…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod STARS volleyball tournament sets a fund-raising record

Posted on 01 June 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod STARS volleyball tournament sets a fund-raising record

A record-breaking effort at a co-ed volleyball tournament in April will fund two missions by STARS air ambulance. The STARS Co-ed Volleyball Tournament in Fort Macleod raised $12,372 — more than enough to fund two missions at $5,400 apiece. “Thanks to everyone’s efforts we had a record-breaking year,” said Mike Bourassa of the organizing committee.…Continue Reading

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Granum school staff works to engage, inspire, empower students

Posted on 24 May 2017 by robvogt | Comments Off on Granum school staff works to engage, inspire, empower students

There is a lot going on at Granum school, and trustees with Livingstone Range School Division recently had the chance to learn more about it. Trustees heard a presentation from Granum school principal Jacqueline Kark, who discussed the school’s school improvement plan. The mission of Granum school is to engage, inspire and empower students to…Continue Reading

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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park awarded ‘dark sky’ designation

Posted on 17 May 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park awarded ‘dark sky’ designation

The International Dark-Sky Association last week recognized the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park with provisional status as a new International Dark Sky Park through their certification program. The Peace Park promotes responsible night-time lighting, which improves the night environment for wildlife, protects dark observing sites for astronomy and provides accessible locations for the public to experience…Continue Reading

Watoto Children's Choir

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Watoto Children’s Choir coming to Fort Macleod

Posted on 17 May 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Watoto Children’s Choir coming to Fort Macleod

Watoto Children’s Choirs have travelled extensively since 1994, sharing a message of hope for Africa’s orphans and widows. In January, Watoto launched a new production, Signs & Wonders, that celebrates the joy of salvation. Signs & Wonders will be presented at 7 p.m. June 1 at Fort Macleod Alliance Church. The production boasts a choir…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Community Aquaponic Greenhouse Society to hold open house

Posted on 10 May 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Community Aquaponic Greenhouse Society to hold open house

Fort Macleod residents have a chance tonight to learn more about a proposed community aquaponic greenhouse. The society spearheading the project will hold an open house from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 10 at W.A. Day school. “The open house is intended to be an informal session,” explained Linda Gonnet of the greenhouse society. “Guests will…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod hosts Volunteer Week celebration

Posted on 03 May 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod hosts Volunteer Week celebration

Fort Macleod last week paid tribute to the town’s many volunteers. Volunteer Appreciation Night was April 24 at the Empress Theatre. The event, which featured illusionist Richard Young, was part of National Volunteer Week celebrations. “The community would not be where it is without volunteers,” Fort Macleod Family and Community Support Services director Angie O’Connor…Continue Reading

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The Class of 2017 at F.P. Walshe school in Fort Macleod held its cap and gown ceremony June 17 in the school gymnasium. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured these images.

The Empress Thetre just wrapped up its two-week run of the musical Annie. Here are some images from Annie.

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