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Fort Macleod groups receive federal funding

Posted on 26 February 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod groups receive federal funding

Two Fort Macleod organization were among 12 to share in $3.7-million from the federal government’s Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy.…Continue Reading

Empress Theatre hosts Tyson tribute ‘The Gift’

Posted on 05 February 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Empress Theatre hosts Tyson tribute ‘The Gift’

With a career that has spanned seven decades, Ian Tyson is established as a preeminent Canadian singer-songwriter. The songs of…Continue Reading

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Empress Theatre to host Elvis tribute

Posted on 11 September 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Empress Theatre to host Elvis tribute

While there won’t be rhinestones, jumpsuits or capes, Steve Pineo will knock your socks off with his authentic tribute to…Continue Reading

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AHS issues Hantavirus caution

Posted on 20 June 2019 by staff | Comments Off on AHS issues Hantavirus caution

Albertans are reminded to take simple steps to protect themselves from hantavirus, a potentially fatal illness that primarily affects the…Continue Reading

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RCMP to lead fentanyl information session

Posted on 08 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on RCMP to lead fentanyl information session

The opioid crisis continues to kill Albertans and destroy lives. Recent reports show 582 people in Alberta died from fentanyl…Continue Reading

Justice Film Festival documentaries inform, challenge viewers

Posted on 12 February 2019 by admin | Comments Off on Justice Film Festival documentaries inform, challenge viewers

The sixth annual Justice Film Festival will bring intriguing and compelling films to town on March 15-16. In co-operation with…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Handibus Society seeks funding from Willow Creek MD

Posted on 04 December 2018 by Contributor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Handibus Society seeks funding from Willow Creek MD

LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Fort Macleod Handibus Society asked the MD of Willow Creek for an annual allotment of $5,000.…Continue Reading

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T. Buckley makes some miles to the Empress

Posted on 16 October 2018 by staff | Comments Off on T. Buckley makes some miles to the Empress

Roots artist T. Buckley is making a stop at the Empress Theatre to play some tunes from his new collection…Continue Reading

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Alberta Health Services issues heat warning

Posted on 24 July 2018 by admin | Comments Off on Alberta Health Services issues heat warning

It’s wonderful to be outdoors and soak up the summer weather, but residents are reminded to protect themselves and their…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