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Fort Macleod Mustangs season ends with loss

Posted on 20 February 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

Jeremy Weasel Moccasin set up the tying goal Friday night and scored the winner in overtime as Kainai Braves staged a dramatic comeback to edge Fort Macleod Mustangs 7-6. The Braves fought back from a 5-1 deficit to pick up their eighth win of the season. For the Mustangs, the loss closed out a season…Continue Reading

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Macleod residents fix sandwiches with soul

Posted on 13 February 2018 by Contributor | Comments (0)

MELANIE CERVO, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod has launched its first sandwich angel build to help citizens in need by providing more than 1,000 sandwiches to local organizations. Lindsey Zielinski who hosted and organized the first sandwich build of Fort Macleod, got a group of volunteers together to make 1,008 peanut butter and jam sandwiches and…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament raises $45,000 for health centre

Posted on 31 January 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament raises $45,000 for health centre

Organizers of a three-day alumni hockey tournament turned over a $45,000 donation Thursday to the Fort Macleod Health Care Auxiliary Association. Organizer Rob Luther presented the cheque to auxiliary president Donna Taylor in a ceremony at the Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. The health care auxiliary will determine how the money is spent, ensuring…Continue Reading

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Agricultural Service Board holds first meeting

Posted on 24 January 2018 by Contributor | Comments Off on Agricultural Service Board holds first meeting

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR The new Agricultural Service Board format was put in place last week. Gone are the automatic seven elected MD of Willow Creek councillors sitting as the board before their council meeting. Now four councillors serve with three members at large. Coun. Ian Sundquist was re-elected chairman and the vice-chairman is…Continue Reading

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Community Futures opens in Fort Macleod

Posted on 17 January 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Community Futures opens in Fort Macleod

An organization devoted to helping entrepreneurs succeed has set up shop on Fort Macleod’s historic Main Street. The grand opening of Community Futures Alberta Southwest’s new office at 436 24th St. is 12 noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22. Community Futures relocated last fall after marking a quarter of a century in Pincher Creek.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Chamber seeks 2018 New Year’s baby

Posted on 10 January 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Chamber seeks 2018 New Year’s baby

Who is Fort Macleod’s 2018 New Year’s baby? That’s the question the Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce wants to answer by the end of the month. The Chamber’s New Year’s Baby contest will reward the baby and parents with a selection of gifts. “The Chamber knows that people are interested in the town’s New Year’s…Continue Reading

Willow Creek MD turns down Fort Macleod funding request

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Willow Creek MD turns down Fort Macleod funding request

Posted on 03 January 2018 by Contributor | Comments Off on Willow Creek MD turns down Fort Macleod funding request

LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod residents committed to help pay for the expansion of the W.A. Day school gymnasium have raised $194,000 of their $250,000 goal. The Fort Macleod Community Initiatives Association had hoped the MD of Willow Creek would help out with a donation to cover some or all of the remaining $56,000.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament raises $50,000 for palliative care

Posted on 20 December 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament raises $50,000 for palliative care

Palliative care at the Fort Macleod Health Centre will receive a boost of close to $50,000 from a three-day alumni hockey tournament. The Hockey Through the Ages charity tournament far exceeded the expectations of organizers, who initially would have been pleased if the event made enough to buy a television for the palliative care program.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod gathers for Christmas dinner

Posted on 13 December 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod gathers for Christmas dinner

Close to 550 people feasted on a free, early Christmas dinner Saturday at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall. The Masonic Lodge and a strong team of volunteers served a dinner of turkey with all the trimmings to anyone who made their way to the hall between 4-7 p.m. “This is all about community,”…Continue Reading

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Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action from the playoff between the fourth-place teams in the Hockey Through the Ages tournament.

Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action from the championship game of the Hockey Through the Ages tournament.

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