• Canadian Blood Services needs donors in southern Alberta. To book an appointment, call 1-888-236-6283.
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    Livingstone Range names administrators for F.P. Walshe

    Posted 25 March 2020 Comments (0)

    Livingstone Range School Division has a new administration team for F.P. Walshe school. Beginning in the 2020-’21 school year, Chad…Continue Reading

    U of L appoints new manager of Indigenous Student Services

    Posted 25 March 2020 Comments (0)

    Lindi Shade brings plenty of wellness experience to her new role as manager of the University of Lethbridge’s Indigenous Student Services and she’s eager to help students succeed and build cross-cultural connections. Originally from the Kainai First Nation, Shade completed a bachelor of arts with a major in psychology at the U of L. Shade…Continue Reading

    Headwaters film released for World Water Day

    Posted 25 March 2020 Comments (0)

    Do you know where your water actually comes from? A non-profit group of southern Alberta land owners thinks it’s important…Continue Reading

    Livingstone Range appoints FACES principal

    Posted 25 March 2020 Comments (0)

    Joel Gamache is the new principal of a popular Livingstone Range School Division program. Livingstone Range named Gamache principal of…Continue Reading

    Canada will bring citizen travellers home

    Posted 21 March 2020 Comments (0)

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday morning announced efforts to bring Canadians home from abroad. The government of Canada is working with Canadian airlines and foreign governments to provide access to commercial flights for Canadian travellers who want to return home. “COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving global issue,” Trudeau said. “That is why we are…Continue Reading

    School closures and COVID-19

    Posted 19 March 2020 Comments (0)

    It has been two weeks since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. A lot has happened since then. The situation is…Continue Reading

    G.R. Davis Administration Building in Fort Macleod to close to public

    Posted 19 March 2020 Comments (0)

    The G.R. Davis Administration Building will close to the public Monday morning. The building on 20th Street houses the offices of both the Town of Fort Macleod, Livingstone Range School Division and Family and Community Support Services. The provincial declaration of a state of public health emergency due to COVID-19 and the safety and well-being…Continue Reading

    Livingstone Range surveys public for budget help

    Posted 18 March 2020 Comments (0)

    Changes to provincial education funding means Livingstone Range will cut $2.2-million from its budget over the next two years. Trustees…Continue Reading


    People in Fort Macleod and district who have symptoms and think they may have COVID-19 should call Health Link at 811. If their symptoms match the criteria, Health Link will advise on their next steps regarding testing.

    Most recent updates below.

    • There are 358 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, including one in Claresholm.
    • Since yesterday, 31 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Alberta, bringing the total to 226. Sixteen cases are suspected to be as a result of community transmission. The rest are travel-related.
    • Canada and the United States have an agreement that will restrict non-essential travel across the border, including for tourism and recreation. Canadian and American citizens and permanent residents who are currently visiting each other's country can still return home.
    • Forty-nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Alberta, bringing the total Friday afternoon to 195. On a positive note, three people who contracted the virus have been identified as recovered.
    • Fort Macleod Fish and Game has cancelled its awards banquet set for Saturday, March 28.
    • The Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod is closed.
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