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Willow Creek composite 50th reunion takes different shape

Posted on 27 May 2020 by robvogt | Comments (0)

Willow Creek Composite high school is celebrating two 50th anniversaries this year — the 50th anniversary of its opening and…Continue Reading

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COVID-19 diagnosis provided relief to ‘rollercoaster of uncertainty’

Posted on 20 May 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

As the Alberta government eases restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Macleod residents are urged to proceed with caution. That…Continue Reading

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Delivering gifts to Fort Macleod doorsteps

Posted on 20 May 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

There are ninjas at work in Fort Macleod in the midst of the pandemic. These ninjas are using their powers for good — dropping off gifts at the doorsteps of unsuspecting citizens to brighten their day. Jackie Nelson joined an Alberta group on Facebook and decided to create a Fort Macleod page. “Our group has…Continue Reading

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Granum cancels Canada Day celebration

Posted on 20 May 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

The COVID-19 pandemic claimed another victim this month. Organizers of Granum Canada Day decided to cancel the annual celebration well…Continue Reading

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Borders closed to non-essential travel

Posted on 14 May 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

Although Alberta began lifting pandemic restrictions the Canadian border remains closed to non-essential travel. The Canada Border Services Agency reminds travellers the restrictions announced in March are still in place at all of Canada’s international border crossings. The government of Canada introduced these border measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Canada, including the…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod antiques and art sale falls victim to pandemic

Posted on 13 May 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

The 19th Fort Macleod Antiques and Art Show and Sale will have to wait a year. Event organizer Fort Macleod…Continue Reading

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Bouvry Exports worker has Fort Macleod’s first case of COVID-19

Posted on 30 April 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Bouvry Exports worker has Fort Macleod’s first case of COVID-19

Alberta Health confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Fort Macleod involves a worker at Bouvry Exports Ltd. Public health and industry officials are working closely with Bouvry Exports, which will continue to operate. “We are taking this extremely seriously,” said Tom McMillan, assistant director of communications for Alberta Health. “Alberta Health Services (AHS) has…Continue Reading

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Province bans visitors from long-term care facilities

Posted on 22 April 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Province bans visitors from long-term care facilities

The province last week put long-term care centres and other facilities under COVID-19 lockdown. Chief medical officer of health Dr.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod company helps pandemic response in New York

Posted on 22 April 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod company helps pandemic response in New York

A Fort Macleod company is part of the COVID-19 response efforts in New York. Delcan Building Materials Ltd. is shipping interlocking PVC panels for use in temporary hospitals in White Plains, NY. This was no ordinary order for the Fort Macleod company. “Everybody got involved,” Delcan president Patrick De Leeuw said. “We tried to rush…Continue Reading