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City of Cold Lake stirs opposition to firearms ban

Posted on 02 September 2020 by Editor | Comments (2)

Fort Macleod council had concerns over federal firearms bans in its sights last week but did not pull the trigger…Continue Reading

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Golfer shakes off lack of sleep to win Fort Macleod club championship

Posted on 02 September 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

George Wolstenholme may have discovered the secret to shaving strokes off his golf game. Lack of sleep. Wolstenholme came right…Continue Reading

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M&A Catering serves southern Alberta

Posted on 02 September 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod’s Bourassa family is increasingly popular on the social scene in southern Alberta. Mike and Angie Bourassa, their daughters…Continue Reading

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Mobile mammography service to visit Fort Macleod

Posted on 26 August 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Mobile mammography service to visit Fort Macleod

Women aged 50 to 74 years — the group most at risk of developing breast cancer — will have local…Continue Reading

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Free Food Friday provides relief from pandemic

Posted on 26 August 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Free Food Friday provides relief from pandemic

A non-profit organization is helping rural people cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Calgary Family Peer Connection is delivering free food to Fort Macleod and other communities. In addition to meeting a basic need, the organization wants to improve people’s mental health by getting them out and socializing after months of being shut…Continue Reading

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Willow Creek council discusses rural health care with MLA

Posted on 26 August 2020 by robvogt | Comments Off on Willow Creek council discusses rural health care with MLA

MD of Willow Creek council has concerns about funding for a local transportation society, medical first response units, and physician…Continue Reading

Hope in the Darkness walk supports youth mental health

Posted on 26 August 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Hope in the Darkness walk supports youth mental health

A four-province walk to shed light on youth mental health arrives in Fort Macleod next week. The Hope in the…Continue Reading

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Boil water advisory issued for Village of Hill Spring

Posted on 20 August 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Boil water advisory issued for Village of Hill Spring

Due to de-pressurization in the Village of Hill Spring’s drinking water system, Alberta Health Services (AHS), issued a boil water advisory Wednesday as a precautionary measure. Construction on the drinking water system has resulted in complete de-pressurization of the system, making the water vulnerable to contamination. All residents and businesses are advised to bring water…Continue Reading

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Outdoor pool fund-raiser has a $250,000 target

Posted on 19 August 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Outdoor pool fund-raiser has a $250,000 target

Fund-raising for Fort Macleod’s new outdoor pool is off to a quick start. Contributors dove right in and donated $51,000 in the first weeks — 20 per cent of the $250,000 goal. “We’re going to build on that momentum and get excited about the pool opening,” Town of Fort Macleod chief administrative officer Sue Keenan…Continue Reading