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F.P. Walshe volleyball alumni battle on court

Posted on 18 May 2022 by Editor | Comments Off on F.P. Walshe volleyball alumni battle on court

Two new teams have bragging rights on the volleyball courts in Fort Macleod Team 5 beat Team 4 Saturday afternoon…Continue Reading

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Bronze statue pays tribute to World War One vets

Posted on 18 May 2022 by Editor | Comments Off on Bronze statue pays tribute to World War One vets

A new bronze statue pays tribute to the Canadian artillery crews of World War One. Legacy of Alberta by local artist Don Toney was unveiled May 7 at the Lethbridge and District Exhibition’s South Pavilion. “This project celebrates the rich Alberta artillery heritage and, in doing so, honours the service, commitment and sacrifice of the…Continue Reading

Cousin’s diagnosis inspired fund-raiser for MS Society

Posted on 18 May 2022 by Editor | Comments Off on Cousin’s diagnosis inspired fund-raiser for MS Society

Fort Macleod’s Kira Goodrich is on a 50-kilometre journey in support of the MS Society. Goodrich was inspired to fund-raise…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod council plans October by-election

Posted on 18 May 2022 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod council plans October by-election

The resignation of two councillors has forced the need for a by-election in Fort Macleod. Council set Monday, Oct. 24…Continue Reading

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Southern Alberta invests in nest egg for the future of bluebirds

Posted on 11 May 2022 by staff | Comments Off on Southern Alberta invests in nest egg for the future of bluebirds

The Mountain Bluebird Trails Conservation Society announced last week the establishment of an endowment fund with the Community Foundation of…Continue Reading

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Headstones placed in Macleod cemeteries for NWMP veterans

Posted on 11 May 2022 by Editor | Comments Off on Headstones placed in Macleod cemeteries for NWMP veterans

The military service of 10 veterans buried in Fort Macleod was recognized with special headstones.Thanks to the research of Yvonne Sugimoto, The Last Post Fund was able to place commemorative headstones recognizing military service in two cemeteries.“It’s really quite exciting to be able to have these men recognized,” Sugimoto said.The Last Post Fund in September…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod urged to prepare for emergencies

Posted on 11 May 2022 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod urged to prepare for emergencies

Fort Macleod and district residents and people across Canada were urged last week to prepare for emergencies. Federal Emergency Preparedness…Continue Reading

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Seasonal influenza cases on rise in Alberta

Posted on 11 May 2022 by Editor | Comments Off on Seasonal influenza cases on rise in Alberta

Albertans are urged to take steps to slow the spread of seasonal influenza. Those measures include frequent hand-washing, staying home…Continue Reading

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Waterton Lakes National Park to conduct prescribed fire

Posted on 04 May 2022 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton Lakes National Park to conduct prescribed fire

If conditions allow Thursday, May 5, Parks Canada fire managers will ignite the 1,170-hectare “Y-Camp” prescribed fire unit south of the Chief Mountain Highway and Maskinonge wetland and east of Lower and Middle Waterton Lake. Parks Canada has established fireguards around the prescribed fire area, deployed equipment to protect infrastructure and natural and cultural resources,…Continue Reading