Puck drops Friday for Hockey Through the Ages

Posted 14 February 2024

The eight teams are set for the Hockey Through the Ages tournament on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-18. Captains…Continue Reading

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Personal health care connection motivates MLA Chelsae Petrovic

Posted 14 February 2024

Calling it an issue that’s “near and dear to my heart,” Livingstone-Macleod MLA Chelsae Petrovic said she’s digging deep into…Continue Reading

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Crime Stoppers branch set up on Piikani Nation

Posted 14 February 2024

Piikani Nation RCMP and Crime Stoppers are partnering to reduce drug-related crime in the community. In response to the increase…Continue Reading

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Tim Isberg taps area history for songs on new album ‘Prairie Fire’

Posted 08 February 2024

Tim Isberg has forged a connection with early prairie history through family connections, growing up in Fort Macleod and researching…Continue Reading

Is accessibility legislation coming to Alberta?

Posted 08 February 2024

Improving accessibility for people with disabilities remains on the government’s radar, but confirmation hasn’t come yet that United Conservatives will…Continue Reading

Samaritan’s Purse delivers 11-M shoebox gifts

Posted 08 February 2024

FRANK KING, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, collected 11,300,126 gift-filled shoeboxes globally in 2023 —…Continue Reading

Lightning edges past Mustangs

Posted 08 February 2024

For the first time this season a team other than the Fort Macleod Mustangs is leading the Ranchland Hockey League standings. Lethbridge Lightning edged the Mustangs 4-3 Saturday to move into first place, one point ahead of Fort Macleod. The Mustangs intend to make Lethbridge’s stay short-lived, as Fort Macleod makes up its game in…Continue Reading

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Gordie MacKeeman bringing high-octane show to Empress

Posted 08 February 2024

Award-winning Canadian fiddling wizard Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys are bringing a fun, high-octane performance to the Empress on…Continue Reading

Filipino curriculum, halal financing remain unresolved in 2024

Posted 08 February 2024

Holdover issues from last year have leaders in Alberta’s Filipino and Muslim communities keeping a hopeful eye on the provincial…Continue Reading

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