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Cameo: From Fort Macleod with love

Posted on 17 August 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: From Fort Macleod with love

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod was somewhat of an outpost in 1930 when Annora Brown was called home…Continue Reading

PHOTO BY FRANK MCTIGHE, THE MACLEOD GAZETTE
Heritage Acres Farm Museum's 29th annual show will feature old-time farming demonstrations, including raking.

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Heritage Acres to host annual show

Posted on 27 July 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres to host annual show

A popular brand of farm equipment is the focus of Heritage Acres Farm Museum’s 29th annual show. “The Year of Ford-New Holland Farm Equipment” is the theme of the show, which runs from July 29-31 at the museum near the Oldman dam. Heritage Acres will feature agricultural demonstrations, horses, tractors and vintage cars during its…Continue Reading

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Darch family is MD of Willow Creek nominee for BMO Farm Family Award

Posted on 27 July 2016 by admin | Comments Off on Darch family is MD of Willow Creek nominee for BMO Farm Family Award

In 1912, realizing that there was little chance of them ever being anything but labourers on someone else’s land in…Continue Reading

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Cameo: Finding companionship

Posted on 13 July 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Finding companionship

Being a single woman in a couple-oriented small community is never easy. Annora Brown was no exception. She belonged to…Continue Reading

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Cameo: Spiritual nurture for tough times

Posted on 29 June 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Spiritual nurture for tough times

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Not only was Annora Brown unfortunate enough to graduate from Art School just in time…Continue Reading

Ted Buzunis is lead organizer of the annual Spring Breakout car show in Fort Macleod. The event is on Saturday, June 18.

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Vintage and custom cars to line Fort Macleod’s Main Street

Posted on 14 June 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Vintage and custom cars to line Fort Macleod’s Main Street

Fort Macleod’s historic Main Street will be transformed into an automotive showcase Saturday, June 18. Vintage and custom vehicles of…Continue Reading

Annora Brown's painting of Gallardia. Photo courtesy the Glenbow Museum.

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The Life and Work of Annora Brown

Posted on 01 June 2016 by Contributor | Comments (1)

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR There’s a treasure chest of Annora Brown paintings located in the Collections and Research Archives of Calgary’s Glenbow Museum. The shame is that only occasionally have they been displayed or lent to other public institutions. The blessing is that they have been so carefully preserved they are of pristine quality.…Continue Reading

Tour operators met with representatives of Canadian attractions at Canada House.

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Fort Museum chosen for exclusive London trip

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Museum chosen for exclusive London trip

The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police had a greater presence on the European stage this year.…Continue Reading

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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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Fort Macleod Sharks are wrapping up another successful summer swim season. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some images from their home meet.

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