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By Susan Quinlan
Fort Macleod
Although at times it may seem as though the pace of life has left people with less time to serve their communities, there will likely always be those who work quietly in the background, helping others.

By Jamie Woodford
Stirling
Noted by Canadian travel writers as “Canada’s best haunted house,” the Stirling Haunted Mansion has plenty of chills and thrills — including a real life, or rather death, ghost who wanders the halls — for those looking for a freak out this Halloween season.

By Susan Quinlan
Cardston
The Shinah House Foundation will host ONEHEART Day Oct. 22, a celebration organized by area youth.

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Fort Macleod
Genuine acoustic bluegrass performed by Nova Scotia’s famed Spinney Brothers opens the Empress Theatre’s popular 2011-2012 Centre Stage Series this fall.
The Spinney Brothers fresh and traditional bluegrass will be performed by brothers and group founders Allan Spinney on guitar and vocals, and Rick Spinney on banjo and vocals on Oct. 27 and 28 at 8 p.m in Fort Macleod. Alongside is Gary Dalrymple on mandolin, fiddle and vocals and Terry Mumford on bass and vocals.

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Hill Spring
For more than 25 years, the Great Canadian Barn Dance has been associated with fine food, family fun and wonderful music.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 15:07

The arts will be celebrated in Pincher Creek

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Pincher Creek
The community of Pincher Creek is getting ready to celebrate Alberta Arts Days, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
There is a myriad of facets to the word “art”.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 15:06

Fort Macleod heritage committee putting down roots

By Susan Quinlan
Fort Macleod
Although residents of Fort Macleod and area have worked to ensure their history doesn’t fade away with the Fort Museum and North West Mounted Police (NWMP) Barracks in place, some community members felt that because certain artifacts don’t fall under either jurisdiction, the historical net needed to be widened.

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The days of having to travel to Alberta’s large urban centres to view exceptional pieces of art are now long past, as the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) Travelling Exhibition (TREX) program sets up in almost any venue.

By Susan Quinlan
Fort Macleod
Fort Macleod has been selected by Alberta Culture and Community Spirit, as one of five feature celebration sites hosting events during Alberta Arts Days festivities, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.


Thursday, 08 September 2011 08:46

Museum of Miniatures relocates to Nanton

By Susan Quinlan
Nanton
What started as a hobby for retired B.C. Ferries Captain Roy Wittman has blossomed into a unique tourist attraction, bringing Roy and his wife, Carol, inland first to Cardston and now north to Nanton.

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