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A-T Walk For a Cure hits milestone in 20th year

Posted on 19 June 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

A-T Children’s Project supporters weren’t willing to let rain and thunder deter them from their mission on Saturday. Hundreds of people braved rain and a cool wind Saturday morning for the 20th annual bike ride and walk, which raised $72,000 for research into a cure for the rare, deadly genetic disease. “It warms my heart…Continue Reading

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The Town of Fort Macleod is your gateway to adventure

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on The Town of Fort Macleod is your gateway to adventure

Fort Macleod is a community with much to offer its visitors. The community is rich with museums, interpretive centres, theatre and other attractions, restaurants, hotels and motels. Community officials have been promoting the Fort Macleod experience — a visit to the community that includes stops at places such as The Fort Museum, Empress Theatre, the…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod prepares for busy weekend

Posted on 12 June 2018 by staff | Comments (0)

One of the busiest weekends of the year is approaching in Fort Macleod. Antiques, vintage automobiles, an 83-kilometre bike ride and a five-kilometre fund-raising walk take place the weekend of June 15-16. And if things aren’t busy enough for some people, the Class of 2018 at F.P. Walshe school will hold its cap and gown…Continue Reading

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Flyers earn trip to provincials

Posted on 06 June 2018 by Contributor | Comments (0)

ANDREW WALMSLEY, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Wednesday evening the F.P. Walshe Flyers hosted Chinook Coyotes in the Tier 2 high school girls rugby zone semifinal. The game took on added importance as both teams knew the winner would book a trip to provincials next Friday and Saturday, June 8-9, in Calgary. The winner would also take…Continue Reading

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PARTY program comes to F.P. Walshe school

Posted on 30 May 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on PARTY program comes to F.P. Walshe school

F.P. Walshe hosted the PARTY Program last week to educate grade 10 students on the risks of drug and alcohol abuse. The PARTY (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth) is an initiative of Alberta Health Services. RCMP Sgt. Bryan Mucha discussed distracted and drunk driving. Another speaker, Courtney Peckford, focused on the effects of…Continue Reading

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No amount of alcohol safe for pregnant women

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on No amount of alcohol safe for pregnant women

It’s time for Albertans to talk about alcohol and pregnancy. That’s the conversation Debbie Deak is initiating in her role with the South Alberta FASD Network. “FASD is a big issue,” Deak said. “The best we can do is try to educate people and get the message out.” Deak was at Fort Macleod Library on…Continue Reading

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Jeff Mowatt promotes becoming a trusted advisor

Posted on 15 May 2018 by Contributor | Comments Off on Jeff Mowatt promotes becoming a trusted advisor

LINDA HENNING, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce was fortunate May 3 to have the opportunity to listen to Jeff Mowatt explain how to create customer loyalty. Mowatt didn’t just read the book — he wrote it! He’s the best-selling author of the books, Becoming a Service Icon in 90 Minutes a…Continue Reading

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CFL players leading change on domestic violence

Posted on 08 May 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on CFL players leading change on domestic violence

Fort Macleod residents were urged earlier this month to lead change in attitudes in Alberta toward domestic violence. Domestic violence is far more common than many people think and its impact is wide-spread. “It’s a societal issue and it’s something we’re all affected by,” said Tuval Dinner Nafshi, community developer for the Alberta Council of…Continue Reading

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Tacey Rabbit receives Honouring Spirit award

Posted on 01 May 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on Tacey Rabbit receives Honouring Spirit award

Tacey Rabbit was awarded with the Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award on Friday during W.A. Day school’s Leadership Day. The Honouring Spirit award recognizes First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) students who model strength and commitment in pursuit of their education, while embracing and celebrating their heritage. The recipient of the award must show perseverance…Continue Reading

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