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Fort Macleod volleyball player joins SAIT Trojans

Posted on 28 July 2021 by Editor | 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

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Historical society plans service for Granum veteran

Posted on 28 July 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

A graveside service is planned for a Granum man who served in the Boer War. Robert John Emmit was buried in an unmarked grave in the Granum Cemetery until the Granum and District Historical Society researched his past and found he served in the Boer War as a Canadian soldier. “His grave was located and…Continue Reading

Justice minister has rural crime in sights

Posted on 28 July 2021 by Editor | 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 on 28 July 2021 by admin | 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

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RCMP, elders co-operate to bury prehistoric skull

Posted on 21 July 2021 by staff | 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 on 21 July 2021 by Editor | 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 on 21 July 2021 by Editor | 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

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Miss Rodeo Canada reigns through pandemic

Posted on 21 July 2021 by Editor | 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

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Interactive history walking tour app launches in Fort Macleod

Posted on 14 July 2021 by staff | 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