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    Fort Macleod volleyball player joins SAIT Trojans

    Posted 28 July 2021 Comments (0)

    Payton Van Driesten has realized a longtime goal of playing college volleyball by signing with the SAIT Trojans. The 18-year-old…Continue Reading

    Justice minister has rural crime in sights

    Posted 28 July 2021 Comments (0)

    Alberta’s new sheriff is determined to be tough on rural crime. Kaycee Madu, who moved into the portfolios of justice…Continue Reading

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    Seniors’ minister praises lodge staff for pandemic work

    Posted 28 July 2021 Comments (0)

    Pioneer Lodge staff received a personal thank you Thursday from Alberta’s minister of seniors and housing. Josephine Pon, who was…Continue Reading

    RCMP, elders co-operate to bury prehistoric skull

    Posted 21 July 2021 Comments (0)

    In 1979 a prehistoric human skull was found in the waters of the Oldman River west of the Monarch bridge at Highway 3A. Last month, the skull was laid to rest with a traditional ceremony conducted by First Nations elders. The skull was found on July 22, 1979 by a Monarch resident, who was swimming…Continue Reading

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    Justice minister holds town halls on rural crime

    Posted 21 July 2021 Comments (0)

    Solicitor General and Justice Minister Kaycee Madu wants to hear about rural crime. Fort Macleod and district residents have a…Continue Reading

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    Ag society to host Midnight Days

    Posted 21 July 2021 Comments (0)

    Fort Macleod Agricultural Society wants to restore Midnight Stadium to its former glory. The agricultural society has undertaken fund-raising to…Continue Reading

    Miss Rodeo Canada reigns through pandemic

    Posted 21 July 2021 Comments (0)

    Alicia Erickson realized a childhood dream in 2019 when she was crowned Miss Rodeo Canada.The Trochu resident was following in…Continue Reading

    Interactive history walking tour app launches in Fort Macleod

    Posted 14 July 2021 Comments Off on Interactive history walking tour app launches in Fort Macleod

    With summer upon us and COVID-19 restrictions finally lifting, many Canadians are eager to get out and explore their local communities. The On This Spot historic walking tour app, launching new content in Fort Macleod this month, provides the perfect opportunity for families and individuals to get outside and explore in a safe, responsible way.…Continue Reading