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Fort Macleod elects Brent Feyter as mayor

Posted on 16 October 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod has a new mayor. Voters in Monday’s municipal election chose Brent Feyter, who edged Bill Kells 579-553 in a tight race. Incumbent mayor Rene Gendre finished a distant third with just 71 votes. The new council is Jim Monteith (933), David Orr (918), Gord Wolstenholme (645), Kristi Edwards (617), Marco Van Huigenbos (577)…Continue Reading

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Granum elects new council

Posted on 16 October 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

Granum has a new town council. Duncan McLean topped the voting with 133 votes, followed by Helen Kehoe with 106. Incumbent Barin Beresford had 92 votes, incumbent Bernie Kennedy had 89 and Arlette Heck had 85. Those five people form the new council. Defeated candidates are incumbent Crystal Wilde (83), Walter Gripping (83), incumbent Zaria…Continue Reading

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John Van Driesten elected

Posted on 16 October 2017 by staff | Comments (0)

John Van Driesten is the new Division 1 councillor in the MD of Willow Creek. Van Driesten received 154 votes Monday to defeat incumbent Henry Van Hierden. Van Heirden, who served 16 years on council, received 65 votes. In Division 4, incumbent councillor Glen Alm defeated challenger Brad Toone 142-74. In the Division 5 race,…Continue Reading

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Town of Fort Macleod to list former courthouse for sale

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

The Town of Fort Macleod has listed the historic former provincial courthouse for sale. Council approved listing the building at the appraised price of $231,000. At present, the building houses the Town of Fort Macleod office. That will change when the Town of Fort Macleod moves to new office space it will share with Livingstone…Continue Reading

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Wolfpack Sports Academy returns for second year at W.A. Day school in Fort Macleod

Posted on 04 October 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

The W.A. Day school Wolfpack Sports Academy is gearing up for its second year. The program started last year by physical education teacher Craig Patton provides Grade 1-6 students the chance to participate in after school sports. “Our goal is to foster a love of school sport in as many of our students as possible…Continue Reading

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W.A. Day school bids farewell to principal

Posted on 26 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on W.A. Day school bids farewell to principal

Best. Principal. Ever. Those three simple words stood out among many spoken Friday in praise of departing W.A. Day school principal Richard Feller. Feller has left the Fort Macleod school just over a week after the new term started to take on the new post of director of learning for Livingstone Range School Division. The…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce calls for award nominations

Posted on 19 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce calls for award nominations

The best and brightest will be honoured next month in Fort Macleod. Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year and business awards. “Our community is full of vibrant businesses and citizens,” Chamber president Becky Housenga said. “Once a year we can enhance our appreciation and…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod and district residents respond to wildfire crisis at Waterton

Posted on 12 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod and district residents respond to wildfire crisis at Waterton

Fort Macleod and district residents opened their homes, farms and ranches Tuesday to people and livestock displaced by a wildfire that doubled in size overnight to about 20,000 hectares. That generosity of spirit didn’t surprise Premier Rachel Notley. “In situations like this Albertans don’t hesitate to step up and offer help,” Notley said Tuesday during…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod community rallies to support family

Posted on 06 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (1)

Fort Macleod is rallying to support a family caught in a health care crisis. Friends have organized a fund-raiser Saturday, Sept. 9 at Windy Rafters Barn Dance in support of the Gouchie family. “We wanted to show the Gouchie family how much they are loved and supported by our community,” Kristi Edwards said. “We wanted…Continue Reading

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The Fort Macleod Co-ed Slowpitch League held its postseason tournament on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

Glenwood Days offered plenty of fun on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

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