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Fort Macleod Minor Hockey names new award for long-time coach

Posted on 01 April 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod Minor Hockey has created a new award in memory of a long-time volunteer. The Merv Friesen Volunteer of…Continue Reading

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Palominos gallop past Mustangs in RHL playoff

Posted on 11 March 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Palominos gallop past Mustangs in RHL playoff

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 Mustangs, Nanton Palominos series even

Posted on 04 March 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Mustangs, Nanton Palominos series even

Fort Macleod Mustangs are in a horse race with Nanton Palominos for a spot in the Ranchland Hockey League finals.…Continue Reading

Atom Mavericks off to provincials

Posted on 26 February 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Atom Mavericks off to provincials

Fort Macleod Mavericks are going to the Atom C hockey provincial championship tournament at Bowden. The Mavericks punched their ticket…Continue Reading

F.P. Walshe Flyers win Coalhurst hoop tournament

Posted on 05 February 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on F.P. Walshe Flyers win Coalhurst hoop tournament

F.P. Walshe Flyers went undefeated on the weekend to claim the championship of a high school girls basketball tournament at…Continue Reading

Flyer rugby player looks to represent Alberta

Posted on 05 February 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Flyer rugby player looks to represent Alberta

An F.P. Walshe Flyer has an opportunity to play rugby sevens for Alberta. Sidney Wolff, a 17-year-old Grade 12 student…Continue Reading

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Volleyball club attends first tournament

Posted on 29 January 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Volleyball club attends first tournament

The Fort Macleod Volleyball Club took part in its first youth tournament Saturday at Catholic Central school in Lethbridge. With…Continue Reading

STARS tourney makes changes

Posted on 08 January 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on STARS tourney makes changes

Planning is under way for the annual STARS Charity Volleyball Tournament. The tournament, which has as its goal funding one…Continue Reading

McTighe plays in Heritage league’s all-star game

Posted on 08 January 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on McTighe plays in Heritage league’s all-star game

Michael McTighe didn’t expect to be on the ice Sunday at the Medicine Hat Kinplex. But when the call came…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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Fort Macleod Skating Club held its annual achievement night on Dec. 18