Tag Archive | "Heritage"

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Historic Stevens Building in need of major repairs

Posted on 05 May 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

The historic building that housed Fort Macleod’s first federal post office needs repairs. Just who will pay for the needed…Continue Reading

People dropped in at 2215 Second Avenue for an open house on March 17.

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Historic building on Second Avenue is new hub of Fort Macleod activity

Posted on 25 March 2015 by Editor | Comments Off

One of Fort Macleod’s historic buildings has a new life as a hub of activity. Fort Macleod Family and Community…Continue Reading


Fort Macleod property owner wants town council to offer more incentive to restore historic buildings

Posted on 03 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (1)

People who own and restore historic buildings in Fort Macleod should get some form of financial help from the town.…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod resident John Viens and archeologist Jack Brink unveiled the framed atlatl dart Saturday at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump.

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Centuries-old artifact comes home to Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Posted on 30 September 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

John Viens recalled Saturday how a special artifact strengthened his connection to the past. Viens donated an atlatl dart he found a half century ago at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump for permanent display at the museum. “When I held that point in my hand I always thought to myself somebody 5,000 years ago was doing exactly…Continue Reading

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Community shows it’s ‘Macleod Proud’ during 140th anniversary celebration

Posted on 13 August 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

Fort Macleod celebrated the 140th anniversary of the arrival of the North West Mounted Police on Thursday with a party for the ages. “Our great town is so proud of its heritage and culture,” Deputy Mayor Trish Hoskin said. “Just look what we have here. We have a community that shines.” Hoskin welcomed hundreds of…Continue Reading

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Potts family honoured for history with Mounted Police

Posted on 13 August 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

A descendant of legendary North West Mounted Police scout Jerry Potts was honoured Thursday for his family’s contributions to policing.…Continue Reading


Fort Macleod to mark 140th anniversary with celebration on Thursday

Posted on 06 August 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

A performed by the world-famous RCMP Musical Ride will cap Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary celebration on Thursday, Aug. 7. Fort Macleod’s…Continue Reading


Planning is progressing for Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary

Posted on 04 June 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary celebration on Aug. 7 is taking shape. Economic development manager Virginia Wishart last week provided council…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod’s historic laundry building set for demolition

Posted on 07 May 2014 by Editor | Comments (3)

A building with ties to Fort Macleod’s past could be demolished. Larson’s Tire Shop has applied for a demolition permit to knock down what is known as the old Chinese laundry building. Research is under way before the permit is issued by the town. Development officer Rhonda Day plans to contact heritage conservation staff with…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


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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