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Man Van cancels Fort Macleod visit

Posted on 18 March 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

The Man Van last week cancelled its stop at the Fort Macleod Curling Club’s men’s bonspiel on Saturday, March 28.…Continue Reading

Wildfire season under way in Alberta

Posted on 18 March 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

March 1 marked the start of wildfire season in Alberta. Almost all spring wildfires are caused by human activity. “Most…Continue Reading

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New on-line tool helps determine need for COVID testing

Posted on 18 March 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

Alberta Health Services has developed a simple on-line assessment tool to help people decide whether they need to be tested for COVID-19. Available at ahs.ca/covid, the tool asks questions about symptoms and takes users through steps to help determine whether they should call Health Link at 811 for testing. “AHS teams have come together to…Continue Reading

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Tim Hus Trio travels the road to the Empress

Posted on 11 March 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

The Tim Hus Trio are bringing their particular brand of Canadiana cowboy music to the Empress Theatre on Friday, March…Continue Reading

World famous cave diver and explorer headlines Wider Horizons speaker series

Posted on 11 March 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

A world-renowned cave diver who has explored some of the deepest and most inaccessible parts of our planet is inviting…Continue Reading

Boulets to speak at Community Foundation dinner

Posted on 11 March 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

Every year, the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta hosts its Friends of the Foundation dinner. This year’s dinner…Continue Reading

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Pincher Creek RCMP charge two with counterfeiting

Posted on 11 March 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

RCMP charged two people last week with manufacturing and passing counterfeit currency in the Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass areas.…Continue Reading

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Palominos gallop past Mustangs in RHL playoff

Posted on 11 March 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod Mustangs gave regular season champion Nanton all it could handle, but the Palominos won the horse race to the Ranchland Hockey League championship series. The Palominos won the fifth and deciding game of their semifinal series 5-1 Sunday in Nanton. The Palominos advance to the championship best-of-five against Lethbridge Lightning, who beat Siksika…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod seeks antique dealers, artists for annual sale

Posted on 04 March 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod seeks antique dealers, artists for annual sale

Antiques and art come together in June for a fantastic weekend in Fort Macleod. Fort Macleod and District Chamber of…Continue Reading

COVID-19: UPDATES

People in Fort Macleod and district who have symptoms and think they may have COVID-19 should call Health Link at 811. If their symptoms match the criteria, Health Link will advise on their next steps regarding testing.

Most recent updates below.

  • There are 358 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, including one in Claresholm.
  • Since yesterday, 31 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Alberta, bringing the total to 226. Sixteen cases are suspected to be as a result of community transmission. The rest are travel-related.
  • Canada and the United States have an agreement that will restrict non-essential travel across the border, including for tourism and recreation. Canadian and American citizens and permanent residents who are currently visiting each other's country can still return home.
  • Forty-nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Alberta, bringing the total Friday afternoon to 195. On a positive note, three people who contracted the virus have been identified as recovered.
  • Fort Macleod Fish and Game has cancelled its awards banquet set for Saturday, March 28.
  • The Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod is closed.
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