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Child in stolen vehicle found safe, unharmed

Posted on 18 September 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod RCMP are continuing their investigation Tuesday into a complaint of a vehicle with a child inside being stolen. The child was found safe and unharmed 2 1/2 hours after police were notified. The drama unfolded about 10:30 a.m. Monday in the area of 10th Street and Sixth Avenue in Fort Macleod. Police were…Continue Reading

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Kenow fire uncovered Waterton archaeology sites

Posted on 11 September 2018 by staff | Comments (0)

Last summer’s Kenow Wildfire destroyed more than 19,000 hectares in Waterton Lakes National Park and the resulting loss of vegetation has revealed archaeological sites that were previously hidden in the underbrush. Working alongside Parks Canada archaeologist Bill Perry, Rachel Lindemann, Alanna Shockley, Kevin Black Plume and Tatyanna Ewald, a graduate student from the University of…Continue Reading

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Police seize drugs, cash in Medicine Hat bust

Posted on 07 September 2018 by staff | Comments (0)

Two people face 13 criminal charges after ALERT’s Medicine Hat organized crime team seized nearly $78,000 worth of drugs on Thursday. ALERT investigators executed a search warrant Thursday on a locker in a storage facility in Brier Industrial Estates where they found and seized methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl powder and buffing agent. Later that day, two…Continue Reading

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International Literacy Day a time to share love of reading

Posted on 07 September 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

Kate Glover wants to know what Fort Macleod and district residents are reading. Glover wants people to celebrate International Literacy Day on Saturday, Sept. 8 by sharing their favourite books. “International Literacy Day is observed to raise awareness of and concern for literacy issues around the world,” said Glover, who is co-ordinator of the Willow Creek…Continue Reading

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RCMP seek accident witnesses

Posted on 31 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on RCMP seek accident witnesses

RCMP want to talk to anyone who witnesses a car crashing into a house near Readymade on Thursday afternoon. Around 12:30 p.m. Thursday a grey Pontiac Vibe was heading eastbound on Highway 512 when it veered south from the highway into the ditch . The car continued into some trees and into a house, which…Continue Reading

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Waterton Lakes National Park open for Labour Day weekend

Posted on 31 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton Lakes National Park open for Labour Day weekend

Although a wildfire continues to burn in the nearby United States, Waterton Lakes National Park is open for the Labour Day long weekend. While the Boundary wildfire is still active, it remains outside the park. Most areas in Waterton Lakes that were affected by the Boundary wildfire have re-opened. Many recreational opportunities and a full…Continue Reading

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Man uses knowledge shared by elders to create buffalo hunting bow

Posted on 07 August 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Man uses knowledge shared by elders to create buffalo hunting bow

Jani Red Gun used traditional knowledge shared by Blackfoot elders to fashion a weapon similar to ones used by Plains people on the buffalo hunt. The 24-year-old Red Gun, who is from the Siksika Nation, made and donated a 32-inch “push” bow to The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. “They don’t…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres Farm Museum to host annual show

Posted on 31 July 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres Farm Museum to host annual show

Stationary engines are the focus this year at Heritage Acres Farm Museum’s 31st annual show. Visitors are invited to step back in time during the annual show, which runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-5 at the museum west of Fort Macleod. Displays will show how the stationary engine was used in the early days…Continue Reading

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Gospel music featured in jamboree at Granum

Posted on 24 July 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Gospel music featured in jamboree at Granum

Gospel music, prayer, testimony, food and fellowship happens this weekend at Granum. The theme of the 21st annual Willow Creek Gospel Jamboree, which runs from Friday, July 27 to Sunday, July 29, is “Keep the Faith.” The event features four concerts under the big tent, along with an interdenominational church service and a vacation bible…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod has recently seen the modernization of two schools ($18-million), the construction of a new seniors' lodge ($9-million) and the development of a new administration building shared by the town and school division ($5-million). Which is your favourite?