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CP Holiday Train in Fort Macleod on Monday

Posted on 07 December 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

The CP Holiday Train will arrive in Fort Macleod at 9:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11. The CP Holiday Train program launched in 1999 and has raised more than $13-million and four million pounds of food for communities along routes in Canada and the United States. Donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted Monday for…Continue Reading

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ONEHEART forming youth council

Posted on 28 November 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

An area youth program is hosting a healing and unity seminar Thursday, Nov. 30 at the White Calf Hall at Stand Off. ONEHEART is hosting award-winning Horse Medicine facilitator Philip Whiteman from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Community members including grandparents and elders are encouraged to attend. “We are excited to announce that funding…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod’s Santa Claus Parade marks 36th year

Posted on 22 November 2017 by staff | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod is gearing up to celebrate its 36th annual Santa Claus Parade this month. The hour-long parade on Saturday, Nov. 25 is the centerpiece of a weekend Christmas Festival in Fort Macleod. “There is so much generosity, hard work and love that goes into it,” parade co-ordinator Ashley Nelson said. “It’s always such a…Continue Reading

The 2309 Fort Macleod Army Cadets marched the colours on Main Street.

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Fort Macleod residents gather to salute veterans

Posted on 14 November 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod residents gather to salute veterans

The sacrifices of Canadians for peace and freedom were remembered Saturday during a solemn ceremony in Fort Macleod. Close to 400 people filled the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall for the Legion’s annual Remembrance Day ceremony. “I think it’s only right we spend one hour in one day out of 365 remembering the sacrifices…Continue Reading

Chief executive officer Robin Hepher and public services manager Lisa Weekes of Chinook Arch Regional Library System with grants co-ordinator Caitlin Gajdostik and executive director Charleen Davidson of the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta.

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Community Foundation funds library project

Posted on 08 November 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Community Foundation funds library project

Chinook Arch Regional Library System has purchased a new collection that will assist library staff in planning and delivering community-based programming. This collection was made possible through a $7,500 grant from the Henry S. Varley Fund for Rural Life at the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. The goal of the collection is to…Continue Reading

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New Fort Macleod town council sworn into office

Posted on 01 November 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on New Fort Macleod town council sworn into office

Fort Macleod’s new town council held its organizational meeting last week. Each council member took the oath of office Oct. 23 in a ceremony conducted by lawyer James Possin of Torry Lewis Abels. “I swear that I will diligently, faithfully, and to the best of my ability execute according to the law the office of…Continue Reading

Marco Van Huigenbos and Chamber president Becky Housenga presented the 2017 Citizen of the Year Award to Cathie Harris.

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Cathie Harris is Fort Macleod’s 2017 Citizen of the Year

Posted on 25 October 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Cathie Harris is Fort Macleod’s 2017 Citizen of the Year

Cathie Harris is Citizen of the Year in Fort Macleod. Harris received the award Thursday during the Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce annual awards gala at Holy Cross Hall. “What I feel like I’ve done is followed along behind a lot of the great leaders who have got things going,” Harris said. “I jumped on…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod elects Brent Feyter as mayor

Posted on 16 October 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod elects Brent Feyter as mayor

The man who wielded the gavel the past three years is officially mayor of Fort Macleod. Deputy Mayor Brent Feyter was elected mayor in Monday’s municipal election, edging Bill Kells 579-553 in a tightly-contested vote. Incumbent mayor Rene Gendre, who was stripped of his duties for most of his four-year term, was a distant third…Continue Reading

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Granum elects new council

Posted on 16 October 2017 by Editor | Comments (1)

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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The 2017-'18 Ranchland Hockey League season is under way. Here are some images from the Fort Macleod Mustangs game against the Nanton Palominos on Nov. 18.

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