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Tim Hus Trio travels the road to the Empress

Posted on 11 March 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Tim Hus Trio travels the road to the Empress

The Tim Hus Trio are bringing their particular brand of Canadiana cowboy music to the Empress Theatre on Friday, March…Continue Reading

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Tribute to Ian Tyson comes to the Empress

Posted on 29 January 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Tribute to Ian Tyson comes to the Empress

It’ll be a night of cowboy country music at the Empress on Thursday, Feb. 6 as Ian Tyson’s former band…Continue Reading

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Blues talent Suzie Vinnick owns it at the Empress

Posted on 16 October 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Blues talent Suzie Vinnick owns it at the Empress

Suzie Vinnick, a stand-out blues artist and unforgettable guitar player, is coming to the Empress Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 2…Continue Reading

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Roots duo The Small Glories bring beautifully matched harmonies to the Empress

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Contributor | Comments Off on Roots duo The Small Glories bring beautifully matched harmonies to the Empress

The Small Glories, a powerhouse duo known for their stirring harmonies, high-energy shows and finely crafted roots tunes, are performing…Continue Reading

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Fifth annual Songs4Ken fund-raiser set

Posted on 18 September 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fifth annual Songs4Ken fund-raiser set

Alberta singer-songwriter John Wort Hannam and his musical friends T. Buckley, Emily Triggs, Mike Stack and Jesse Dollimont are gathering…Continue Reading

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Preparations under way for filming movie in Fort Macleod

Posted on 27 March 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Preparations under way for filming movie in Fort Macleod

Fort Macleod’s historic Main Street will be transformed next month for its place in a Hollywood movie. And hundreds of…Continue Reading

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Celtic stars Còig will set the Empress aglow on St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on 26 February 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Celtic stars Còig will set the Empress aglow on St. Patrick’s Day

Cape Breton’s Còig, one of Canada’s premiere Celtic groups, returns to the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod with their electrifying…Continue Reading

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Harry Manx coming to Empress Theatre

Posted on 22 January 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Harry Manx coming to Empress Theatre

Blending folk, blues and classical Indian songs performed on his signature 20-stringed mohan veena, Harry Manx will bring his bewitching…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod actor has role in Carriage House’s Oliver

Posted on 21 November 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod actor has role in Carriage House’s Oliver

Eleven-year-old Zoe Nelson has had her eye on a role in the musical Oliver for a few years. So the…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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