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Provincial grant funds historical research in Fort Macleod

Posted on 23 December 2015 by Editor | Comments Off on Provincial grant funds historical research in Fort Macleod

The province last week approved a $16,000 grant for research into Fort Macleod’s heritage buildings. The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation…Continue Reading

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Province will protect Castle Special Place

Posted on 09 September 2015 by staff | Comments Off on Province will protect Castle Special Place

Commercial forestry in the Castle special management area has been stopped and the process to designate the entire area is under way. The provincial government announced the steps Friday at a news conference at Blairmore. “Protecting the Castle is critically important for the biodiversity and water quality of this entire region,” Environment Minister Shannon Phillips…Continue Reading

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Worship service in Waterton to honour Fort Macleod artist Annora Brown

Posted on 13 August 2015 by staff | Comments Off on Worship service in Waterton to honour Fort Macleod artist Annora Brown

A worship service Sunday, Aug. 16 at Waterton will honour the memory of a Fort Macleod artist. Rev. Joyce Sasse…Continue Reading

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RCAF veteran shares Macleod photos

Posted on 22 July 2015 by Editor | Comments Off on RCAF veteran shares Macleod photos

Photographs from a Royal Canadian Air Force veteran have landed in Fort Macleod. Eddie Frisk, 93, of St. Albert, took photographs of the town while training in 1942 at the British Commonwealth Air Training Program base in Fort Macleod. Dr. Ken Harrison wrote council to explain Frisk, who is his friend, wants to leave the…Continue Reading

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MD of Willow Creek nominates Halls for Farm Family Award

Posted on 15 July 2015 by staff | Comments Off on MD of Willow Creek nominates Halls for Farm Family Award

Seventeen southern Alberta families who represent the values of the family farmer to society were honoured Monday at the Calgary…Continue Reading

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Historic Stevens Building in need of major repairs

Posted on 05 May 2015 by Editor | Comments Off on Historic Stevens Building in need of major repairs

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

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

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

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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Here are some photos by Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe of the Claresholm Society for the Arts production of the musical ‘Little Shop of Horrors.'

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