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Puck drops Friday for Hockey Through the Ages

Posted on 14 February 2024 by Editor

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 on 14 February 2024 by George Lee

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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F.P. Walshe Flyers host Blue and White tournament

Posted on 14 February 2024 by Editor

With a win and two losses, the F.P. Walshe Flyers landed in fifth spot in their own weekend senior high girls basketball tournament. The Flyers hosted five other teams in the annual Blue and White tournament that ran Friday and Saturday at F.P. Walshe. The Flyers were in Pool A for round-robin along with Matthew…Continue Reading

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Crime Stoppers branch set up on Piikani Nation

Posted on 14 February 2024 by staff

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 on 08 February 2024 by Editor

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 on 08 February 2024 by George Lee

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 on 08 February 2024 by Contributor

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

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Lightning edges past Mustangs

Posted on 08 February 2024 by Editor

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 on 08 February 2024 by staff

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

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