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Foothills Centre hosts fund-raiser for expansion

Posted on 09 September 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

Foothills Centre is about to embark on an expansion that will add needed beds and programming. On Saturday, Sept. 12 the centre intends to make inroads on a $250,000 fund-raising goal with a silent auction and yard sale. “What we’re trying to do is to raise funds to expand our building and our services,” said…Continue Reading

Highlights from Grasslands Series on display at Helen Schuler Centre

Posted on 09 September 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

The Helen Schuler Nature Centre is showcasing the work of local Lethbridge artist Colin Starkevich in the Community Art Gallery.…Continue Reading

Alberta man suspected of 3D-printing firearm parts

Posted on 09 September 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

A Picture Butte man faces charges following an investigation into the 3D-printing of firearm parts. Police believe this is the…Continue Reading

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Pride flag burning shakes family’s confidence in Fort Macleod

Posted on 02 September 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Pride flag burning shakes family’s confidence in Fort Macleod

A Fort Macleod family was targetted by a hate crime last week when someone set fire to a Pride flag outside their home. It was the second time in just over two years someone has vandalized a Pride flag flown by Wanita and Andrew Walmsley. “It makes it a hard place for us to live,”…Continue Reading

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

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 Off on M&A Catering serves southern Alberta

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