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Neels accepts ‘Life Without Limits’ challenge

Posted on 23 August 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

Becca Neels admits its a stretch to think she can climb out of her wheelchair and walk five kilometres. But the young Fort Macleod woman will attempt to do just that next month in the Life Without Limits Challenge organized by the Cerebral Palsy Association of Alberta. “I’m not giving up easy,” Neels vowed during…Continue Reading

Heritage Acres held the grand opening of the Zoeteman-Vogelaar barn on Saturday.

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Ceremony officially opens Heritage Acres dairy barn

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

A dairy barn that for decades provided milk for Pincher Creek and district will now serve as a key symbol of agricultural history in Alberta. The grand opening was held Saturday of the Zoeteman-Vogelaar dairy barn at Heritage Acres. “We thought it would be a really good display building to tell the story of the…Continue Reading

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Family and friends mourn ‘Prisoner 88′ Sigmund Sobolewski

Posted on 09 August 2017 by Editor | Comments (1)

A man who survived the horrors of Auschwitz and went on to become a businessman, activist and author died Monday in Cuba. Sigmund Sobolewski, who came to be known as “Prisoner 88” for the number he was assigned when interned into the Nazi death camp, was 94. Sobolewski was one of 744 Catholics arrested by…Continue Reading

Field demonstrations using antique equipment will be part of Heritage Acres' annual show.

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Heritage Acres to host annual show Aug. 4-6

Posted on 02 August 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres to host annual show Aug. 4-6

There is extra reason to celebrate this year at Heritage Acres’ annual show Aug. 4-6. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of Heritage Acres, and it’s also the 150th anniversary of confederation. “I’ve found that people of all ages enjoy it,” Heritage Acres executive director Mark Barber said of the annual show.…Continue Reading

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Willow Creek Gospel jamboree celebrates two decades at Granum

Posted on 26 July 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Willow Creek Gospel jamboree celebrates two decades at Granum

A two decades old tradition continues this weekend at Granum. Now in its 20th year, the Willow Creek Gospel Jamboree continues to expand its following, with more than 1,000 people turning out each year for three days of music and worship. “Drawing close to Jesus” is the theme of the 2017 gospel jamboree. The 2017…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Royals head to American Legion district playoffs

Posted on 21 July 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Royals head to American Legion district playoffs

Fort Macleod Royals are the seventh seed heading into this weekend’s Montana American Legion North District playoff tournament. The Royals placed seventh in the eight-team league with eight wins and 20 losses. That record earned the Royals an opening round match-up Thursday, July 20 against the second-ranked Lewistown Redbirds (20-8). In other first round match-ups…Continue Reading

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Foothills MP John Barlow presents eight Fort Macleod residents with Canada 150 medals

Posted on 12 July 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Foothills MP John Barlow presents eight Fort Macleod residents with Canada 150 medals

Emotions spilled over June 29 when Foothills MP John Barlow presented Canada 150 medals to people from his constituency. Barlow was also struck by the strong emotions that were prominent during the ceremony at the Highwood Memorial Centre in High River. “It was such a moving evening,” Barlow said. “The feedback from people has been…Continue Reading

Lloyd Cavers Student Leadership Scholarship nominees, from left: Meagan Lahoda of Crowsnest Consolidated, Ryan Plante of Matthew Halton, Brady Douglas of Livingstone, Erinn McRae of J.T. Foster, Dr. Lloyd Cavers, Jessica Mai of F.P. Walshe and Kristina Johnson of Willow Creek Composite.

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Jessica Mai of F.P. Walshe school is nominated for leadership scholarship

Posted on 05 July 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Jessica Mai of F.P. Walshe school is nominated for leadership scholarship

A hard-working Grade 12 student was F.P. Walshe school’s 2017 nominee for the annual Dr. Lloyd Cavers Student Leadership Scholarship. Jessica Mai joined student leaders from high schools across Livingstone Range School Division as finalists for the prestigious award. F.P. Walshe school principal Sterling Paiha said Jessica was a deserving nominee. “Although I have only…Continue Reading

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Plenty of fun planned for Canada Day in Fort Macleod and Granum

Posted on 28 June 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Plenty of fun planned for Canada Day in Fort Macleod and Granum

Canada Day activities are planned at both Fort Macleod and Granum to mark Canada 150. The Lions Club starts the day’s activities with a pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m in the parking lot next to The Macleod Gazette at the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street. There is no charge but donations will be…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Sharks are wrapping up another successful summer swim season. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some images from their home meet.

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Marty Edwards and Wendy Engler will perform as iconic country music stars Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton in a tribute show Sept. 9 at the Empress Theatre. Which Kenny and Dolly duet is your favourite?

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