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Chinook West Little League fields teams in three divisions

Posted 10 August 2022

BRANDY MCLEAN, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Chinook West Little League fielded teams in all three age divisions in AA summer ball this…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod-area writer examines world’s population crisis

Posted 10 August 2022

A former Fort Macleod resident takes a deep dive into issues surrounding the world’s growing population in her new book.…Continue Reading

Taste of Fort Macleod returns bigger, better

Posted 10 August 2022

A popular showcase of food and drink returns next month to Fort Macleod’s historic Main Street. Taste of Fort Macleod…Continue Reading

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Alberta Beef contest wants to know “What kind of burger person are you?”

Posted 10 August 2022

Calgary, AB – August 9th, 2022 – Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) has launched a contestencouraging Albertans to “Beef Up” their…Continue Reading

Lethbridge Shakespeare group to stage ‘Hamlet’ at Empress Theatre

Posted 08 August 2022

William Shakespeare’s most-performed play comes to the Empress Theatre stage on Saturday, Aug. 13. Lethbridge Shakespeare Performance Society will present…Continue Reading

Community foundation helps support Ukrainian nationals

Posted 08 August 2022

The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta is responding to the arrival of Ukrainian nationals with a $20,000 grant to the Lethbridge Family Services’ immigrant services department. The grant will support those fleeing the war in Ukraine and seeking a temporary safe haven in Canada.  “We learned that the Ukrainian families who are arriving…Continue Reading

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New headstones mark Fort Macleod veterans’ graves

Posted 08 August 2022

Headstones were placed last month on graves of three men who served with the North West Mounted Police. Volunteer researcher…Continue Reading

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Community support helps keep STARS in the sky

Posted 08 August 2022

STARS Air Ambulance plays a vital role in the MD of Willow Creek when called upon. Council was recently updated on its activities and agreed to provide $10,000 per year to STARS each year for the next four years. Glenda Farnden, of STARS Air Ambulance, appeared as a delegation to provide an update. Farnden began…Continue Reading

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Dunlop family receives BMO Farm Family Award

Posted 27 July 2022

A fifth generation Granum-area farm family was among 19 recipients of Farm Family Awards on July 11 at the Calgary…Continue Reading

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