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F.P. Walshe administrators receive Blackfoot names

Posted on 22 June 2022 bystaff

Staff from F.P. Walshe school and family members of Chad Jensen and Mary Krizan were invited to attend a special…Continue Reading

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Checkmates Car Club brings vintage vehicles to Fort Macleod’s Main Street

Posted on 15 June 2022 byEditor

Fort Macleod’s historic Main Street will be an automotive showcase Saturday, June 18. The Checkmates Car Club is hosting its…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod joins Filipino community for celebration

Posted on 15 June 2022 byEditor

Fort Macleod residents joined the Filipino community Saturday in celebrating the 124th anniversary of Philippines independence. More than 200 people gathered in Centennial Park for a celebration that featured speeches, musical entertainment and Filipino delicacies. The celebration opened with a Blackfoot blessing by Eloise Provost and a prayer by Zofia Bumactao. As Edward Bautista sang…Continue Reading

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Bronze statue pays tribute to World War One vets

Posted on 18 May 2022 byEditor

A new bronze statue pays tribute to the Canadian artillery crews of World War One. Legacy of Alberta by local artist Don Toney was unveiled May 7 at the Lethbridge and District Exhibition’s South Pavilion. “This project celebrates the rich Alberta artillery heritage and, in doing so, honours the service, commitment and sacrifice of the…Continue Reading

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Headstones placed in Macleod cemeteries for NWMP veterans

Posted on 11 May 2022 byEditor

The military service of 10 veterans buried in Fort Macleod was recognized with special headstones.Thanks to the research of Yvonne Sugimoto, The Last Post Fund was able to place commemorative headstones recognizing military service in two cemeteries.“It’s really quite exciting to be able to have these men recognized,” Sugimoto said.The Last Post Fund in September…Continue Reading

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‘You Don’t Know Jack’, but new book will help

Posted on 09 February 2022 byEditor

Jack Burger never dreamed that he would write a book. But at the urging of his wife Deb, the man…Continue Reading

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Local investors to enhance Queen’s Hotel in Fort Macleod

Posted on 08 December 2021 bystaff

A local group of investors have joined together with the common goal to restore the Queen’s Hotel to, once again,…Continue Reading

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20 properties added to Fort Macleod’s heritage inventory

Posted on 01 December 2021 byEditor

Twenty properties have been added to Fort Macleod’s heritage inventory. Christopher White of Promethean Services presented the results of the…Continue Reading

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Memorial banner project exceeds all expectations

Posted on 10 November 2021 byEditor

A new project honouring Canadian veterans has exceeded the expectations of the Royal Canadian Legion in Fort Macleod. More than…Continue Reading