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Fort Macleod ready to host big weekend

Posted on 12 June 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod is ready to host one of its biggest weekends of the year. The town will come alive Friday and Saturday, June 14-15 with a series of major events. An antique and art sale, high school grad cap and gown ceremony, the A-T Walk for a Cure and the car show coincide over two…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers win Tier 2 zone rugby title

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

ANDREW WALMSLEY, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Monday night the F.P. Walshe Flyers girls rugby team travelled to Lethbridge to take on Winston Churchill Griffins in the Tier 2 zone championship game. The Flyers had earned the first seed going into the game based on their 5-1 record in league play, while Churchill had upset second-place Chinook…Continue Reading

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Change of command for Fort Macleod cadet corps

Posted on 30 May 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

With the stroke of a pen Thursday night command of the 2309 Fort Macleod Army Cadets changed hands. Lieut. Werner Dressler gave up the position he has held since 2013 to Capt. Frances Ogilvie during a ceremony at Fort Macleod and District Community Hall. “I really have enjoyed working with all of you,” Dressler told…Continue Reading

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Volleyball tournament keeps STARS in sky

Posted on 22 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Volleyball tournament keeps STARS in sky

When the STARS helicopter flies over Fort Macleod, people know that someone’s life is in danger. So when the STARS Charity Volleyball Tournament has come around each of the past 17 years, people have been quick to lend support. This year the 42 teams that took part, along with the community, raised $11,419 for STARS.…Continue Reading

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Creating drug awareness can slow opioid crisis

Posted on 16 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Creating drug awareness can slow opioid crisis

Informing people of the danger of fentanyl and carfentanil is the best way to stop the opioid crisis in southern Alberta. That was the message delivered Thursday by RCMP Const. Ben Stubbe. “Our best weapon is information,” Stubbe said during his presentation at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall. Recent reports show 582 people…Continue Reading

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Leroy Little Bear joins Order of Canada

Posted on 08 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Leroy Little Bear joins Order of Canada

A Blackfoot elder from southern Alberta is one of 39 people who will be invested into the Order of Canada on Wednesday, May 8. Leroy Little Bear will be invested as an Officer in the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. Grounded in learning and…Continue Reading

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Willow Creek Wilderness Walk Run adapts for participants

Posted on 01 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Willow Creek Wilderness Walk Run adapts for participants

The Willow Creek Wilderness Walk Run is adapting to better meet the needs of the people it serves. Now in its seventh year, the event offers five- and 10-kilometre routes, as well as a new shorter 2.7-kilometre route designed for children aged six and under. Absent this year from the walk run, which is set…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Christians follow the Way of the Cross

Posted on 24 April 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Christians follow the Way of the Cross

Under cloudy skies Fort Macleod Christians gathered Friday to retrace the steps of their saviour Jesus Christ on his way to the cross. Close to 60 people turned out at Holy Cross Church for the annual Way of the Cross procession that moves through the Stations of the Cross. “This is a solemn occasion and…Continue Reading

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UCP’s Roger Reid carries Livingstone-Macleod

Posted on 16 April 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on UCP’s Roger Reid carries Livingstone-Macleod

Livingstone-Macleod stayed true to its conservative roots Tuesday and elected Roger Reid as its new MLA. Reid, the first time United Conservative Party candidate, received 16.284 votes to win the riding going away. “The good news is the sun has set on a government that has ignored Albertans for four years,” Reid told supporters at…Continue Reading

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