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Fort Macleod in local state of emergency; Highway 811 closed

Posted on 18 June 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod in local state of emergency; Highway 811 closed

The Town of Fort Macleod called a state of local emergency Wednesday night, but people are not yet being forced…Continue Reading

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Oldman River flood forecast to reach 2005 level in Fort Macleod

Posted on 17 June 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Oldman River flood forecast to reach 2005 level in Fort Macleod

The Oldman River flow could reach the same level as a 2005 flood in Fort Macleod if a storm continues…Continue Reading

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Land owners downstream of Oldman Dam work on flood advisory system

Posted on 21 May 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Land owners downstream of Oldman Dam work on flood advisory system

People living along the Oldman River don’t want to be caught off guard again if heavy rains force Oldman Dam operators to open the floodgates. The Oldman Dam Downstream Stakeholders Guild was formed to work with dam operators to keep property owners informed of potential flooding. “We’re talking with these people trying to develop better…Continue Reading

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‘Friends’ return fish to the Oldman River

Posted on 15 October 2013 by Editor | Comments Off on ‘Friends’ return fish to the Oldman River

Hundreds of fish trapped in an irrigation canal northwest of Fort Macleod were returned to the Oldman River on Saturday. For the 23rd consecutive year the Peigan Friends Along the River rescued the fish trapped when the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District canal was drained for the season. “It’s awesome,” fish biologist Mike Bryski said of…Continue Reading

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Town of Fort Macleod closes flooding emergency centre

Posted on 20 June 2013 by Editor | Comments Off on Town of Fort Macleod closes flooding emergency centre

The flooding emergency is easing in Fort Macleod. An emergency centre that opened at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Fort…Continue Reading