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RCMP’s ‘Name the Foal’ contest begins

Posted on 11 April 2024 bystaff

The RCMP’s annual Name the Foal contest is returning, from April 8-26. Children aged 14 years and younger, along with…Continue Reading

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Santa Claus Parade tradition continues

Posted on 30 November 2023 byEditor

What some are calling the best Santa Claus Parade ever delighted thousands of people in Fort Macleod on Saturday. The nearly 60-minute long parade, highlighted by the arrival of Santa Claus, continued a Fort Macleod tradition that started more than four decades ago. “Forty years ago we had no idea that what we started would…Continue Reading

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W.A. Day students learn of Mountain Horse warrior brothers

Posted on 15 November 2023 byEditor

W.A. Day school students learned Wednesday about the contributions of Indigenous soldiers. National Indigenous Veterans Day, Nov. 8, was marked…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Curling Club marks milestone anniversary

Posted on 01 November 2023 byEditor

Fort Macleod Curling Club celebrated the strong community that has been a hallmark of the organization over the past 125 years. The club held its 125th anniversary celebration with displays of history, curling with top Alberta skips and a banquet. “I just wanted to offer my congratulations on such a wonderful milestone achievement of reaching…Continue Reading

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MAE Belles meet for final time as club winds down

Posted on 26 October 2023 byEditor

As they have for 75 years, the MAE Belles took care of business during their meeting Friday at the REO Hall. This was a meeting like no other in the women’s club formed in 1948, as it marked the end of the organization. In one of the final acts of business, the MAE Belles voted…Continue Reading

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Community garden serves Fort Macleod residents

Posted on 07 September 2023 byEditor

Fort Macleod residents are marking the 15th anniversary of the community garden by harvesting the products of their hard work. The 2023 growing season provided challenges for the 30 gardeners with the early and extended extreme heat. “Gardeners were attentive and carefully tended the vegetables, fruit trees and shrubs,” community garden members wrote in an…Continue Reading

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Alberta Hereford Association honours former Macleod couple

Posted on 07 September 2023 byadmin

A former Fort Macleod area couple has joined the Alberta Hereford Association Hall of Fame. Barb and the late Bernie…Continue Reading

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Alberta Hereford Association honours Zoeteman family

Posted on 31 August 2023 byEditor

A Fort Macleod-area family was named the 2023 Purebred Breeder of the Year by the Alberta Hereford Association. Stuart and…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres plans fall event, tractor pull

Posted on 31 August 2023 byEditor

Visitors can take a trip back in time Saturday, Sept. 9 at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. Field demonstrations of antique…Continue Reading

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