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Masons need help with Christmas dinner

Posted on 11 December 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

The Masons are having a few people over for dinner on Saturday, Dec. 14. More than 500 people are expected to sit down for a free turkey dinner with all the trimmings in the annual Community Christmas Dinner. “It’s just getting the community together as one,” Mason Brian Reach said of the reason for the…Continue Reading

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RCMP seek man in connection with shooting

Posted on 09 December 2019 by staff | Comments (0)

A warrant was issued for the arrest of a 29-year-old man who is a suspect in a weekend shooting on the Blood Tribe First Nation. Blood Tribe Police Service was called about 2:25 a.m. Saturday to a report of a shooting. Blood Tribe EMS also attended to treat a 41-year-old man, who was taken by…Continue Reading

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Family honours mother with $50,000 Fort Macleod Handibus donation

Posted on 04 December 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod Handibus Society is receiving a $50,000 donation in memory of Jean (Cuppen) Sinclair. Jack Cuppen delivered the first $25,000 installment Saturday to Bruce Robertson of the handibus society. “I always wanted to do something for my mom, in honour of her,” Cuppen said. Jean (Cuppen) Sinclair lived in Fort Macleod for about 65…Continue Reading

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Alberta writers showcased in Get Lit! Festival

Posted on 27 November 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Five Alberta authors gathered shared ideas and experiences about writing Nov. 16 in the intimate setting of the Empress Theatre. Sid Marty, Angie Abdou, Fran Kimmel, Ali Bryan and Kevin Allen took part in the first Get Lit! Festival. Russel Bowers, host of CBC Radio’s Daybreak Alberta, was master of ceremonies for the literary festival.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod prepares for Santa Claus Parade

Posted on 20 November 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod prepares for Santa Claus Parade

Fort Macleod residents are in the Christmas spirit with the 38th annual Santa Claus Parade quickly approaching. The parade is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, with a variety of surrounding festivities planned. “The excitement has been building for weeks already,” parade co-ordinator Ashley Nelson said. “It’s shaping up to be a great parade.”…Continue Reading

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Friends, co-workers bid farewell to long-time administrator

Posted on 13 November 2019 by robvogt | Comments Off on Friends, co-workers bid farewell to long-time administrator

Cynthia Vizzutti oversaw a lot of change in her 24 years as chief administrative officer of the MD of Willow Creek. Friends and co-workers gathered at the Stavely Community Centre last month for a come and go social to celebrate Vizzutti’s retirement. Coun. Glen Alm was master of ceremonies for the day. “With my hat…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Chamber honours community’s best

Posted on 06 November 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Chamber honours community’s best

A long-time volunteer, organizer and small business owner is Fort Macleod’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. Mike Bourassa received the award Oct. 25 at the Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards gala at the community hall. “Mike Bourassa has been a strong community supporter for years,” Chamber director and award presenter Kayla Weston said.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Library hosts art show

Posted on 30 October 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Library hosts art show

Fort Macleod celebrated International Artists Day on Friday with a display of local work at the library. Some artists were on hand for the four-hour exhibition to demonstrate their work to the public. “We wanted to do this so people can come and see the kind of talent there is in Fort Macleod,” Joan Sillito…Continue Reading

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Conservative John Barlow elected in Foothills

Posted on 23 October 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Conservative John Barlow elected in Foothills

John Barlow was busy Monday night accepting congratulations on being re-elected Conservative MP for the federal Foothills riding. The joyful mood of winning his third election was tempered by the news the Liberal Party had won a minority government. “It’s certainly a bittersweet night,” Barlow said in an interview at his election night headquarters in…Continue Reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Fort Macleod’s holiday social calendar is filling up. Which of these events is No. 1 on your list in the coming weeks?