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Past, present provincial hosts to meet in exhibition game

Posted on 19 February 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

The last Fort Macleod Minor Hockey team to host provincials has been challenged to play the Midget Mavericks. The Mavericks are organizing the exhibition game with the 1996 Atom Hawks alumni as a fund-raiser for the Midget D provincial tournament they will host March 22-24. The exhibition game gets under way at 7 p.m. Thursday,…Continue Reading

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Van Hierden wins Fort Macleod Farmers and Friends Bonspiel

Posted on 05 February 2019 by Contributor | Comments (0)

MARY-ANN DOYLE, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR It was a fun weekend of curling and socializing at the Fort Macleod Curling Club where they hosted the annual Farmers and Friends Bonspiel with 12 teams competing. In the ‘A’ Event, the Doug Van Hierden rink comprised of Doug, Katie Lemire, Lindsay and Brendan Grant came out on top. Second…Continue Reading

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Late arrival makes Fort Macleod history

Posted on 29 January 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Late arrival makes Fort Macleod history

Vayda James Ann Ducharme was seven days late, but she still made Fort Macleod history. Vayda was born at 2:51 p.m. Jan. 7 weighing nine pounds two ounces and 22 inches in length to become Fort Macleod’s 2019 New Year’s Baby. It was an honour Vayda’s parents Brett and Cassie Ducharme thought had passed the…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod council approves strategic plan

Posted on 22 January 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod council approves strategic plan

Fort Macleod council has a new strategic plan. Council last week approved the document updated earlier this month during a retreat. “It’s an extensive document,” Mayor Brent Feyter said. “There has been some additional goals that have been set.” The strategic plan was on the agenda of council’s Jan. 14 meeting at the G.R. Davis…Continue Reading

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Town of Granum’s viability is under review

Posted on 15 January 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Town of Granum’s viability is under review

Granum is under the microscope as the province conducts a viability review. Residents were told Jan. 8 about the process that could lead to a vote on dissolving the town to be part of the MD of Willow Creek. “If people vote, the minister is bound by law to recommend to cabinet that it be…Continue Reading

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New Kids First co-ordinator thrilled to be in Fort Macleod

Posted on 08 January 2019 by Contributor | Comments Off on New Kids First co-ordinator thrilled to be in Fort Macleod

LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Cynthia Chisholm is the new Fort Macleod Kids First Family Centre co-ordinator. Chisholm has a long background in early childhood education, graduating in the subject from East Kootenay Community College in 1981. Since then Chisholm has worked as a day care home supervisor in Lethbridge, moving from there to Milk River…Continue Reading

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Little Bear joins Order of Canada

Posted on 02 January 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Little Bear joins Order of Canada

A Blood Tribe man is one of 15 new officers of the Order of Canada. Leroy Little Bear was among the appointments announced last week by Governor General Julie Payette. Little Bear was honoured “For his advocacy of Indigenous rights and self-governance, and for his work to promote access to education for Indigenous peoples globally.”…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod youth to play rugby for Canada

Posted on 19 December 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod youth to play rugby for Canada

A Fort Macleod youth will represent Canada later this month at a U18 men’s rugby tournament at San Diego. Logan Markland, 16, will play for one of two Canadian teams in a tournament against two United States teams. The tournament is part of the selection process for the Canadian U18 men’s rugby team. “It’s just…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod alumni tournament hockey at its best

Posted on 11 December 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod alumni tournament hockey at its best

Hockey players with ties to Fort Macleod will lace up the blades this weekend in support of five worthy causes. One hundred and 12 players have registered for the second annual Hockey Through the Ages tournament Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-16. The tournament is open to people 25 years of age and over who…Continue Reading

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Who is your pick to win the exhibition hockey game on Thursday, Feb. 28 between the alumni of the 1996 Fort Macleod Atom Hawks and the 2019 Fort Macleod Midget Mavericks?