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Fort Macleod’s Santa Claus Parade marks 36th year

Posted on 22 November 2017 by staff | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod is gearing up to celebrate its 36th annual Santa Claus Parade this month. The hour-long parade on Saturday, Nov. 25 is the centerpiece of a weekend Christmas Festival in Fort Macleod. “There is so much generosity, hard work and love that goes into it,” parade co-ordinator Ashley Nelson said. “It’s always such a…Continue Reading

The 2309 Fort Macleod Army Cadets marched the colours on Main Street.

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Fort Macleod residents gather to salute veterans

Posted on 14 November 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod residents gather to salute veterans

The sacrifices of Canadians for peace and freedom were remembered Saturday during a solemn ceremony in Fort Macleod. Close to 400 people filled the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall for the Legion’s annual Remembrance Day ceremony. “I think it’s only right we spend one hour in one day out of 365 remembering the sacrifices…Continue Reading

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Santa Claus Parade needs financial support

Posted on 08 November 2017 by Editor | Comments (1)

The 36th annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade is facing a cash crunch. With parade weekend just 2 1/2 weeks…Continue Reading

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Fish rescue near Fort Macleod brings cultures together

Posted on 18 October 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fish rescue near Fort Macleod brings cultures together

The Peigan Friends Along the River fish rescue has become more than a day when volunteers save fish trapped in…Continue Reading

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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo jump hosts Alberta Culture Days event

Posted on 26 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Head-Smashed-In Buffalo jump hosts Alberta Culture Days event

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and other historic sites and museums will host Alberta Culture Days events this week. Alberta Culture Days…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres to host annual fall fair

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres to host annual fall fair

It will be a scene right out of the history books Saturday, Sept. 16 at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. Heritage…Continue Reading

Heritage Acres held the grand opening of the Zoeteman-Vogelaar barn on Saturday.

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Ceremony officially opens Heritage Acres dairy barn

Posted on 16 August 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Ceremony officially opens Heritage Acres dairy barn

A dairy barn that for decades provided milk for Pincher Creek and district will now serve as a key symbol of agricultural history in Alberta. The grand opening was held Saturday of the Zoeteman-Vogelaar dairy barn at Heritage Acres. “We thought it would be a really good display building to tell the story of the…Continue Reading

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Windy Rafters Barn Dance joins Open Farm Days

Posted on 16 August 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Windy Rafters Barn Dance joins Open Farm Days

A Fort Macleod area business will participate in 2017 Alberta Open Farm Days. A full day of activity is planned…Continue Reading

Field demonstrations using antique equipment will be part of Heritage Acres' annual show.

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Heritage Acres to host annual show Aug. 4-6

Posted on 02 August 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres to host annual show Aug. 4-6

There is extra reason to celebrate this year at Heritage Acres’ annual show Aug. 4-6. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of Heritage Acres, and it’s also the 150th anniversary of confederation. “I’ve found that people of all ages enjoy it,” Heritage Acres executive director Mark Barber said of the annual show.…Continue Reading

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The 2017-'18 Ranchland Hockey League season is under way. Here are some images from the Fort Macleod Mustangs game against the Nanton Palominos on Nov. 18.

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