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Strong support needed for annual Fort Macleod Community Christmas Dinner

Posted on 07 December 2016 by Editor | Comments (0)

Every year at this time, the Fort Macleod community gets together for dinner. The Masonic Lodge takes the lead in organizing the annual Community Christmas Dinner, but it is a true community effort. “If it wasn’t for all the businesses that have donated and the volunteers who help us, we wouldn’t be able to do…Continue Reading

Juno Award nominated singer-songwriter John Wort Hannam will perform at Raise the Roof in support of Kids First Family Centre. Raise the Roof is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Kids First Family Centre ready to Raise the Roof

Posted on 30 November 2016 by Editor | Comments (0)

Juno Award nominee John Wort Hannam headlines a star-studded line-up of entertainers supporting Fort Macleod Kids First Family Centre. Wort Hannam and other local musicians and singers will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 in the Raise the Roof show at the Empress Theatre. Raise the Roof is part of Kids First’s fund-raising efforts…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod continues Santa Claus Parade tradition

Posted on 23 November 2016 by admin | Comments (1)

A long-standing Fort Macleod tradition continues Saturday, Nov. 26 with the 35th annual Santa Claus Parade. Billed as the “biggest and best parade of its kind west of Winnipeg,” the parade is firmly established in the hearts of community residents. “I think that’s part of why the parade is still so successful,” parade co-ordinator Kristi…Continue Reading

From right: Sgt. Jack Shield's grandson Michael Stonhouse, youngest daughter Edith Moyes, Edith's husband Sam Moyes, Ruthann LaBlance of the Galt Museum, granddaughter Susan Shores and grandson Jerry Ellerman stand around the tunic from World War One.

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Fort Macleod soldier is answer to Galt Museum mystery

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod soldier is answer to Galt Museum mystery

HEATHER CAMERON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR A uniform that had been at the Galt Museum in Lethbridge since 1965 and officially in the collection since 1973 was identified as belonging to Sgt. John (Jack) Shield of Fort Macleod after assistant Ruthann LaBlance of the Galt collections department conducted an extensive audit. “I went through the digitized…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Mustangs salute coach Gordon Campbell, win home opener

Posted on 09 November 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Mustangs salute coach Gordon Campbell, win home opener

On a night the Ranchland Hockey League said farewell to one of its strongest supporters, Fort Macleod Mustangs won a hard-fought victory in tribute to their coach. Tribute was paid to Gordon Campbell, the Mustangs coach who died suddenly Nov. 1, during a ceremony prior to a game between Fort Macleod and the visiting Piikani…Continue Reading

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Film festival highlights Canadian military

Posted on 02 November 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Film festival highlights Canadian military

The significant contributions of Canadians in world conflicts will be in the spotlight Nov. 11-12 at the Empress Theatre. The Empress Theatre is hosting its seventh annual Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival. Military historian Stephane Guevremont returns as master of ceremonies for the festival. Guevremont is a former aircraft mechanic who worked at the Pratt…Continue Reading

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Murder mystery to support Granum library

Posted on 26 October 2016 by staff | Comments Off on Murder mystery to support Granum library

A dinner theatre with a murder mystery set in the early 1900s will raise money to support the Granum library. Friends of the Granum Library are hosting the fund-raiser Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner catered by LA Chefs getting under way at…Continue Reading

Pete and the Re-Petes will perform at the Willow Creek Gospel Jamboree's fall fund-raising concert Oct. 21 at the Empress Theatre.

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Willow Creek Gospel Jamboree hosts fund-raising concert

Posted on 20 October 2016 by staff | Comments Off on Willow Creek Gospel Jamboree hosts fund-raising concert

Two Willow Creek Gospel Jamboree performers will be featured Friday, Oct. 21 in a fund-raising concert in Fort Macleod. The Singing Hills and Pete and the Re-Petes will perform in the jamboree’s annual fall fund-raiser at 7 p.m. at the Empress Theatre. Proceeds from the concert will help fund the 2017 gospel jamboree at Granum.…Continue Reading

A crane was used to load the roasting pit, encased in plaster, burlap and foil, onto a truck for transport to the Royal Alberta Museum.

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Unopened roasting pit from Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump forms new museum display

Posted on 12 October 2016 by admin | Comments Off on Unopened roasting pit from Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump forms new museum display

The end of a successful hunt thousands of years ago was cause for celebration by the Blackfoot people at the base of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. As people laboured to process the meat, children laughed and played and the women prepared a feast. For one family 1,600 years ago, dinner was interrupted. Archeologists last week excavated…Continue Reading

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Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some images from the 35th annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade on Saturday, Nov. 26

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