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Granum school ends year with awards

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

Granum school wrapped the 2019-’20 year Thursday with a drive-by graduation and awards ceremony. The ceremony traditionally held in the school was moved outside and scaled down due to the COVID-19 pandemic that prevents large gatherings. Staff members stood on the lawn outside the school while students passed in automobiles. Signs announcing the annual award…Continue Reading


Police nab Granum ATB robbery suspect

Posted on 26 June 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

A 44-year-old Calgary man is charged in connection with an armed robbery at ATB Financial in Granum along with six other bank robberies. The RCMP Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit arrested the man June 23 in connection with seven separate robberies between August 2019 and April 2020. The robberies occurred in Granum, Caroline, Vauxhall on…Continue Reading

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Livingstone Range prepares three scenarios for school re-entry

Posted on 24 June 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

As the 2019-’20 school year draws to a close, uncertainty surrounds expectations for the fall. Livingstone Range School Division is waiting for word from the province about a re-entry plan from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Once we get that announcement from the minister about which scenario that schools will be opened under it will be all…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe school honours outstanding students

Posted on 17 June 2020 by Editor | Comments (0)

F.P. Walshe school on Friday honoured two Grade 12s as the 2020 outstanding students. Shelby Scout-Bastien and Zelwyn Hugo received the annual Danny Van Wyck Memorial Award. “Someone once said to me there are two types of people in this world,” assistant principal Randy Bohnet said. “There’s givers and there’s takers.” Bohnet characterized both Shelby…Continue Reading


Pioneer Lodge residents use iPads

Posted on 10 June 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Pioneer Lodge residents use iPads

Pioneer Lodge residents are enjoying the use of new iPads funded by the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. Willow Creek Foundation received  $3,000 to buy iPads for seniors to connect virtually with their families and friends. The community foundation last month awarded $202,800 to 15 charities working on the front lines of the…Continue Reading


New release for Annora Brown’s ‘Old Man’s Garden’

Posted on 03 June 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on New release for Annora Brown’s ‘Old Man’s Garden’

A book published 66 years ago by famed Fort Macleod artist Annora Brown has new life. Author and art curator Mary-Beth Laviolette of Canmore oversaw the republishing of Old Man’s Garden: The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers by Rocky Mountain Books. Originally published in 1954, Annora Brown’s Old Man’s Garden tells the story…Continue Reading

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John Zoeteman Park opens under Lions management

Posted on 27 May 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on John Zoeteman Park opens under Lions management

The popular John Zoeteman Park opens Monday, June 1 under new management. Fort Macleod Lions Club has taken over campground management from the MD of Willow Creek. “This was always a great campground,” park committee chairman Joe Rigaux said. “People love this campground. Our intention is we’re going to improve it.” John Zoeteman Park has…Continue Reading

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Delivering gifts to Fort Macleod doorsteps

Posted on 20 May 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Delivering gifts to Fort Macleod doorsteps

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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Borders closed to non-essential travel

Posted on 14 May 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Borders closed to non-essential travel

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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  • Grad 2020

    The F.P. Walshe school Class of 2020 walked the red carpet Friday to receive their certificate and awards.

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