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Fort Macleod auctioneer third in international competition at Calgary STampede

Posted on 28 July 2015 by Contributor | Comments (0)

HEATHER CAMERON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Ryan Konynenbelt placed third earlier this month in the international auctioneering competition at the 2015 Calgary Stampede and won $600 for his accomplishment. “I think it was indeed a huge accomplishment for my career and has definitely encouraged me to continue improving and try for the champion title,” said Konynenbelt,…Continue Reading

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RCAF veteran shares Macleod photos

Posted on 22 July 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Photographs from a Royal Canadian Air Force veteran have landed in Fort Macleod. Eddie Frisk, 93, of St. Albert, took photographs of the town while training in 1942 at the British Commonwealth Air Training Program base in Fort Macleod. Dr. Ken Harrison wrote council to explain Frisk, who is his friend, wants to leave the…Continue Reading

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Prairie gothic artist Wendy McNeill returns to South Country Fair

Posted on 15 July 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Prairie gothic artist Wendy McNeill returns to the stage this weekend at South Country Fair. McNeill is touring in support of One Colour More, her sixth studio album, and is making her third appearance at South Country Fair. “I love the feeling when you just drive into the Fort Macleod area,” McNeill said. “The wind,…Continue Reading

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Larry Simpson named one of Alberta’s most influential people

Posted on 09 July 2015 by admin | Comments Off

Venture magazine last week named a southwestern Alberta man one of Alberta’s 50 most influential people of 2015. Larry Simpson is director of strategic philanthropy and conservation, and associate regional vice-president of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Simpson grew up near Pincher Creek, which gives him a unique perspective on what has become an important…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod’s Dallas Walker wins six medals at lifesaving sport nationals

Posted on 01 July 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

Dallas Walker had an impressive medal haul at her latest lifesaving sport competition. The Fort Macleod resident brought home six medals — including one gold — from the pool nationals at Brantford, Ont. “I felt strong and confident,” Walker said of her approach to nationals on June 13-14. “I had a little anxiety because I…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe school’s First Nations grads honoured at eagle feather ceremony

Posted on 24 June 2015 by Editor | Comments (1)

A record number of First Nations graduates at F.P. Walshe school were honoured Friday during an eagle feather blessing ceremony. Blackfoot elder Peter Strikes With A Gun carried out the ceremony with nine graduating First Nations in a tipi set up on the grounds of the 1184 North West Mounted Police Barracks provincial historic site.…Continue Reading

Danny Paskal Memorial Athletic Award

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Quinlan, Kidd receive Danny Paskal Memorial Award

Posted on 17 June 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

F.P. Walshe school history was made Wednesday night when the Danny Paskal Memorial Athletic Award was presented during Blue and White Night. Grade 12 student Aidan Kidd became the first two-time recipient when he accepted the award from athletic director Craig Patton. Nicole Quinlan, another multi-sport Grade 12 athlete, was the 2015 female recipient of…Continue Reading

Cutting the ribbon to open the spray park, from left: Sharon Monical, Keith Trowbridge, Dan Smith, Henk Vanee, Dan Smith, Angie O'Connor, Jill Burrows and Leslie-Ann Hornberger.

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Fort Macleod celebrates opening of spray park

Posted on 10 June 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

Matthew McNab, with the push of a button, brought great joy Thursday to children and adults in Fort Macleod. Young Matthew was chosen to push the button for the grand opening of Fort Macleod’s new spray park. Screams of delight greeted the fountains of water that shot out of the concrete pad into the air,…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod athletes join Pronghorns team in Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Posted on 03 June 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

Six former F.P. Walshe Flyers rugby players were inducted Friday into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. Brittany Orr, Nicole Van Eck, Paula Woynarowsky, Natalie De Kok, Courtney Faulkner and Brittany Zoeteman were members of the 2007-’09 Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team. “It’s an incredible honour for our team to be inducted into the Alberta…Continue Reading

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Walk June 2015

Here are some images from the 17th annual A-T Walk for a Cure, which raised $65,000 for research on June 20. 23 Photos

Cloggers-June2015

Here are some images from the Canadian Rocky Mountain Cloggers show "Jump, Jive and Jukebox" on June 13 at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. 32 Photos

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