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Town of Fort Macleod sells historic territorial courthouse to local investors

Posted on 17 March 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Town of Fort Macleod sells historic territorial courthouse to local investors

Four Fort Macleod families combined to buy the former territorial courthouse that previously housed the town office. Council voted March 8 to accept a $225,000 offer from the group. “Tonight is a night to celebrate,” Town of Fort Macleod chief administrative officer Sue Keenan said. The sale was on the agenda of council’s meeting at…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Historical Association receives funding for business plan

Posted on 24 February 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Historical Association receives funding for business plan

A Fort Macleod organization last week shared in $98,660 in funding from the Investment Readiness Program. Fort Macleod Historical Association received $30,000 from the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. “The Investment Readiness Program has been a unique opportunity for the community foundation and for southern Alberta because this program is specific to social…Continue Reading

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Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Posted on 27 January 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Fort Macleod’s Julian Black Antelope portrays the history of the Wild West from an Indigenous perspective in the new television…Continue Reading

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Granum Historical Society opens new gazebo

Posted on 16 September 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Granum Historical Society opens new gazebo

A group dedicated to the history of Granum is developing a facility that will serve the community in the future.…Continue Reading

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Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor receives support from Canadian Pacific Railway

Posted on 22 January 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor receives support from Canadian Pacific Railway

Canadian Pacific (CP) is joining the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in support of a critical wildlife corridor through the Crowsnest Pass.  The Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor is located between Crowsnest Lake and the town of Coleman. It will connect Crown forest reserve lands in the north to the Castle parks network (consisting of Castle…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod developing heritage inventory

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod developing heritage inventory

Thirty sites will be added to the Fort Macleod Heritage Inventory. The 16 commercial and 14 residential sites were researched during an inventory carried out by an Edmonton-based contractor. Prometheus Heritage and Cultural Services researched and documented Fort Macleod’s heritage buildings. The result of that work is the Town of Fort Macleod will add 30…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres plans fall fair

Posted on 05 September 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Heritage Acres plans fall fair

Heritage Acres Farm Museum will hold its annual Fall Fair on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres Farm Museum to host annual show

Posted on 31 July 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres Farm Museum to host annual show

Stationary engines are the focus this year at Heritage Acres Farm Museum’s 31st annual show. Visitors are invited to step back in time during the annual show, which runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-5 at the museum west of Fort Macleod. Displays will show how the stationary engine was used in the early days…Continue Reading

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‘Prairie Sunset’ photo book preserves history

Posted on 13 December 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on ‘Prairie Sunset’ photo book preserves history

Dion Manastyrski spent weeks at a time roaming the prairies from 2003-’14, photographing abandoned houses, barns, one-room schools and even…Continue Reading

Photo Albums

  • Fashion show: Vintage

    Lodge residents travelled back in time last week during a fashion show of locally-owned vintage clothes. Volunteer models walked the runway in the lodge dining area as master of ceremonies Randy Gunderson provided running commentary on the styles and the stories behind the clothes.

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