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Granum Historical Society opens new gazebo

Posted on 16 September 2020 by staff | Comments (0)

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

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Fort Macleod’s Santa Claus Parade marks 36th year

Posted on 22 November 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod’s Santa Claus Parade marks 36th year

Fort Macleod is gearing up to celebrate its 36th annual Santa Claus Parade this month. The hour-long parade on Saturday, Nov. 25 is the centerpiece of a weekend Christmas Festival in Fort Macleod. “There is so much generosity, hard work and love that goes into it,” parade co-ordinator Ashley Nelson said. “It’s always such a…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod residents gather to salute veterans

Posted on 14 November 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod residents gather to salute veterans

The sacrifices of Canadians for peace and freedom were remembered Saturday during a solemn ceremony in Fort Macleod. Close to 400 people filled the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall for the Legion’s annual Remembrance Day ceremony. “I think it’s only right we spend one hour in one day out of 365 remembering the sacrifices…Continue Reading

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Santa Claus Parade needs financial support

Posted on 08 November 2017 by Editor | Comments (1)

The 36th annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade is facing a cash crunch. With parade weekend just 2 1/2 weeks…Continue Reading