Tag Archive | "RCMP"



Traffic stops net police 300 pounds of marijuana

Posted on 30 October 2013 by Contributor | Comments Off

The RCMP seized more than 300 pounds of marijuana and $15,000 cash last week during two routine traffic stops on…Continue Reading


Police charge man, 18 with second degree murder

Posted on 25 June 2013 by Editor | Comments Off

An 18-year-old Blood Tribe resident is in custody charged with second degree murder. Blood Tribe Police also charged the man…Continue Reading


Macleod urged to donate items for RCMP residence

Posted on 09 April 2013 by Editor | Comments Off

A new residence at the RCMP training centre at Regina will have a distinct Fort Macleod flavour. Residents have responded…Continue Reading


Fort Macleod waiting for news on the police college

Posted on 13 June 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Thursday passed without the province awarding the contract for construction of the police college. Fort Macleod Mayor Shawn Patience isn’t…Continue Reading

The Oosterwyjks  were travelling in a 1997 dark green Honda CRV with Alberta licence plate BCC7195.

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Missing Macleod couple found in remote cabin

Posted on 16 April 2012 by Editor | Comments (5)

A Fort Macleod couple missing since Saturday was found at 4 p.m. Tuesday in a cabin in a remote area in Bow River. Jacob and Anja Oosterwijk were flown by helicopter to hospital for evaluation after using a radio in a cabin to contact Elk Valley RCMP. The Oosterwijks left Fort Macleod at 11:30 a.m.…Continue Reading


Thieves target Fort Macleod home

Posted on 03 April 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Fort Macleod RCMP are investigating a day time break-in at a residence on 15th Street. Police were notified about 12:40…Continue Reading

RCMP Deputy Commissioner Dale McGowan and federal Minister of State, Finance Ted Menzies inspect the troops Friday during the grand opening of Fort Macleod's new RCMP detachment.

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RCMP has new home in its first community

Posted on 28 March 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Canada’s oldest, continuously operating RCMP detachment on Friday officially opened its new $2.5-million home. A 90-minute ceremony involving federal, provincial and local officials marked the latest chapter in the story of the Fort Macleod detachment. “This place represents something that is truly part of us,” RCMP Deputy Commissioner and K Division commanding officer Dale McGowan…Continue Reading


Police dog tracks suspect

Posted on 06 March 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

A police dog sniffed out a suspect on 26th Street Saturday after a purse and money was stolen from a…Continue Reading

Crash involving a car and a CP freight train

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Car, train collide at Fort Macleod crossing

Posted on 06 March 2012 by Contributor | Comments Off

DAVID THOMAS, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR The driver of a passenger car bearing British Columbia licence plates walked away apparently unscathed Tuesday from a violent encounter with an eastbound Canadian Pacific freight train at the Highway 3 level crossing in Fort Macleod. A female passenger was taken to Fort Macleod Health Centre by ambulance. Her condition remained…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers opened the 2A south zone high school basketball playoffs with a win over Crownsest Panthers, but were eliminated in the next round by a loss to Immanuel Christian Eagles. Here are some images. 23 Photos

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