The Keep Tobacco Sacred Collaboration

Group fights for sacred tobacco’s cultural future in Alberta Indigenous communities

Posted 11 April 2024

The significance of a late-winter’s visit to the legislature lives on for its Indigenous participants, officially honoured for spreading their…Continue Reading

Inspectors decontaminate a boat

Alberta works to protect lakes and waterways from aquatic invasive species

Posted 11 April 2024

The province is stepping up its defences to keep Alberta free of zebra and quagga mussels. The province is increasing…Continue Reading

mountain bluebirds

Mountain Bluebird Trails Conservation Society celebrates 50 years

Posted 11 April 2024

The Mountain Bluebird Trails Conservation Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2024. Mountain bluebird conservation in southern Alberta was…Continue Reading

wildfire season

Lessons from 2023 inform Alberta’s approach to wildfires

Posted 11 April 2024

Innovations that prepare Alberta to attack wildfires sooner, more efficiently and more effectively are baked into an updated approach after…Continue Reading

ag societies

Ag societies touted as vital organs in rural Alberta

Posted 04 April 2024

Agricultural societies boast “an established history as the heart of Alberta’s rural communities” and the province wants to keep them…Continue Reading

Susan Stacheruk

Stacheruk named Walshe assistant principal

Posted 04 April 2024

Livingstone Range School Division last week named Susan Stacheruk assistant principal of F.P. Walshe school in Fort Macleod beginning in…Continue Reading

rural busing

UCP ignores busing needs of rural Alberta, opposition critic charges

Posted 04 April 2024

Albertans who live along roads less travelled deserve more passenger routes than providers now offer, says the NDP’s transportation critic.…Continue Reading

main street filming

Red carpet event planned for Fort Macleod film

Posted 04 April 2024

A new short film written and starring Natasha Hurlburt captures a slice of 1990s life in Fort Macleod. Main-ers, which will be screened in a red carpet event Saturday, April 13 in support of the Empress Theatre, is loosely based on Hurlburt’s youth in her home town of Fort Macleod. “It’s a typical summer Friday…Continue Reading

Lethbridge Lightning lead Fort Macleod Mustangs 3-0 in final series

Posted 27 March 2024

Fort Macleod Mustangs will be fighting for their playoff lives when they hit the ice Saturday, March 30 at Nicholas Sheran Arena. Lethbridge Lightning thumped the Mustangs 7-1 Friday to take a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven Ranchland Hockey League championship series. The teams were to play Saturday in Lethbridge but the game was postponed…Continue Reading

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