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Fort Macleod praised for caring about children

Posted on 19 November 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

A fund-raiser Saturday night at the community hall was music to the ears of supporters of Fort Macleod Kids First Family Centre. Kids First earned strong praise from a well-known neuroscientist for its efforts to build a family centre at W.A. Day school. “It’s clear to me that this is a community that cares about…Continue Reading

The 2309 Fort Macleod Army Cadets carried the colours along Main Street to the community hall.

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Fort Macleod Legion hosts well-attended Remembrance Day ceremony

Posted on 12 November 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod residents turned out in force Tuesday for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony. It was standing room only at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall for the service hosted by the Fort Macleod branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. “Courage, loyalty, duty and integrity — those are the core values of our armed…Continue Reading



Train cars derail east of Fort Macleod

Posted on 06 November 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

CP crews are at the scene of a train derailment Thursday morning 11 kilometres east of Fort Macleod. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has deployed a team of investigators to the crash scene near Pearce. Officials are tight-lipped at the scene, saying only that the derailment is “under investigation.” Nine connected cars are on…Continue Reading


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Fort Macleod film festival salutes Canadian Forces

Posted on 05 November 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

A military historian will lead discussions on major events from two world wars — including D-Day — during a film festival in Fort Macleod. Stephane Guevremont is master of ceremonies at the fifth annual Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival at the Empress Theatre from Nov. 7-9. Guevremont, who teaches military history at Mount Royal University,…Continue Reading



Macleod MP says tragic events in Ottawa made country stronger

Posted on 29 October 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

Macleod MP John Barlow said Canada has emerged stronger from events Wednesday in which a Canadian soldier guarding a war memorial was shot and killed and the gunman came within metres of the Prime Minister and other leaders. “This incident, and whatever this guy’s motive was, it’s brought us all closer together,” Barlow said in…Continue Reading

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‘Canada will never be intimidated’

Posted on 24 October 2014 by staff | Comments Off

The following is a statement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper: “My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil. “Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada. “Corporal Cirillo…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Health Foundation raises $21,000 for local care

Posted on 22 October 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

Fort Macleod Health Foundation provided an opportunity Saturday for residents to support health care in the community. The annual Oktoberfest banquet and live and silent auctions raised $21,000 for local health care. “It’s just absolutely phenomenal, the amount of hard work, dedication and — most importantly — the heart that is put into it,” said…Continue Reading


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Volunteers rescue trapped fish from canal near Fort Macleod

Posted on 16 October 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

For nearly a quarter of a century, a dedicated group of volunteers has gathered early in October to rescue fish trapped in a drained irrigation canal. Peigan Friends Along the River returned Saturday to the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District canal northwest of Fort Macleod to return thousands of fish to the Oldman River. “It’s been…Continue Reading

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Chinook Country honours buffalo jump’s Pat Ness for outstanding service

Posted on 07 October 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

Pat Ness of Fort Macleod was honoured Thursday for her outstanding work at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Ness received the award for Outstanding Visitor Information Services from Chinook Country Tourist Association. “The winner . . . is always upbeat and willing to help,” the nomination said of Ness, who works at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. “She is…Continue Reading

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Volleyball Oct 2014

The 2014 volleyball season is heading toward league and zone playoffs. Here are some images from recent action. 11 Photos

Halloween party 2014

Fort Macleod children gathered at the community hall Oct. 31 for the community Halloween party. Here are some images. 11 Photos

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