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Fort Macleod’s Annora Brown was artist, preservationist

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Contributor

Contributor, Joyce Sasse Annora Brown was a proud daughter of Fort Macleod, who lived here from 1900-1967. She was a…Continue Reading

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Empress Theatre is ‘Jewel of Main Street’

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor

The Empress Theatre continues a century-old tradition of providing quality live entertainment in Fort Macleod. The Empress Theatre was built…Continue Reading

Fort hosts Mounted Police history

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor

Fort Macleod will pull out all the stops July 1 to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Mounted riders in colourful uniforms, home-made…Continue Reading

First Nations host pow wows

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor

Two First Nations communities in southwestern Alberta will stage summer celebrations that showcase traditional Blackfoot culture. The Blood Tribe will…Continue Reading

Gospel jamboree spreads the Word

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor

The Word is spreading, thanks to a summer festival in Granum. Now in its 21st year, the Willow Creek Gospel…Continue Reading

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The arts thrive in Fort Macleod

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor

The Fort Macleod Allied Arts Council founded more than 30 years ago has grown into a hub of activity on…Continue Reading

Early Fort Macleod hotels had a special set of rules

Posted on 18 June 2018 by staff

Harry (Old Kamoose) Taylor was an early Fort Macleod businessman who opened the Macleod House as soon as the settlement…Continue Reading


The Town of Fort Macleod is your gateway to adventure

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor

Fort Macleod is a community with much to offer its visitors. The community is rich with museums, interpretive centres, theatre and other attractions, restaurants, hotels and motels. Community officials have been promoting the Fort Macleod experience — a visit to the community that includes stops at places such as The Fort Museum, Empress Theatre, the…Continue Reading

Historic town has bright future

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Editor

  First-time visitors are struck by the beauty of Fort Macleod, with its rich collection of heritage buildings and its…Continue Reading