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Fort Macleod rallies to support boy with rare disorder

Posted on 29 April 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod has rallied around a young boy challenged by a rare genetic and neurological disorder. Friends, family and complete strangers responded to the family’s desire to buy a $6,000 activity chair for Rhett Duce, who was born with Angelman Syndrome. The community not only donated $6,000 for the activity chair, it chipped in another…Continue Reading

Livingstone Range won’t pilot new curriculum

Posted on 29 April 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

Citing ongoing pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic, stakeholder concerns and limited preparation time, Livingstone Range School Division will not pilot…Continue Reading

Artists raising money to protect Rockies from coal mining

Posted on 29 April 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

Two Fort Macleod artists are among a group throwing their support behind an effort to stop coal mining on the…Continue Reading

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Piikani Nation man honoured by college

Posted on 21 April 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Piikani Nation man honoured by college

A Piikani Nation man is one of four people being honoured by Lethbridge College. Doane Crow Shoe joins Brian Wichers,…Continue Reading

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South Country Fair cancelled for second year

Posted on 21 April 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on South Country Fair cancelled for second year

South Country Fair is cancelled for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers announced last week the popular music festival will not take place in July. “This is very difficult for us for at least a couple of reasons,” fair organizers said in a news release. “First being we love…Continue Reading

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Town seeks solution to STARS helipad closure

Posted on 21 April 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Town seeks solution to STARS helipad closure

The new H145 helicopter used by STARS air ambulance is too big to land on the heliport at Fort Macleod Health…Continue Reading

Film crew picks Fort Macleod as location

Posted on 21 April 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Film crew picks Fort Macleod as location

Scenes from another big budget production will be filmed in Fort Macleod this fall. Town of Fort Macleod chief administrative…Continue Reading

Cancer Society launches daffodil fund-raiser

Posted on 14 April 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Cancer Society launches daffodil fund-raiser

Every April, the Canadian Cancer Society’s  Daffodil Campaign raises money to improve the quality of life for people affected by…Continue Reading

New resource supports active, intergenerational play

Posted on 14 April 2021 by staff | Comments Off on New resource supports active, intergenerational play

Building relationships and connections across generations has a wide variety of benefits for both children and older adults. One of…Continue Reading