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Paula Law took the oath of office on Oct. 19 with Lacombe County Manager Tim Timmons. Photo courtesy Lacombe County.

Lacombe County re-elects Paula Law as Reeve

This will be Law’s eighth term as Reeve and tenth year on the county council

Paula Law took the oath of office on Oct. 19 with Lacombe County Manager Tim Timmons. Photo courtesy Lacombe County.
Rieley Kay owns both Moe’s Pizza and Cilantro and Chive which are businesses located in downtown Lacombe. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

City of Lacombe announces updated plans for downtown redevelopment

The plan would see $1.7 million spent on the downtown over the next 10 years

Rieley Kay owns both Moe’s Pizza and Cilantro and Chive which are businesses located in downtown Lacombe. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
The Lacombe Food Bank is still seeking donations for non-perishable items. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

Fraserway RV donates $20,000 to Lacombe Food Bank

Fraserway RV is Canada’s largest RV dealership and has stores across the country including one in Lacombe.

The Lacombe Food Bank is still seeking donations for non-perishable items. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
The City of Lacombe hired the consulting company, Moorhouse and Associates, to carry out research for phase one of the Social Master Plan. The plan will help the city to learn what areas need the most support. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

City of Lacombe announces first-ever Social Master Plan

The plan aims to discover what services need the City’s attention over the next five years

The City of Lacombe hired the consulting company, Moorhouse and Associates, to carry out research for phase one of the Social Master Plan. The plan will help the city to learn what areas need the most support. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
On This Spot was first created in Vancouver, B.C. after co-founder Andrew Farris started a blog with the same concept during his travels abroad. Photo courtesy On This Spot.

On This Spot app launches in Lacombe and surrounding municipalities

The app shows residents what the historic city looked like hundreds of years ago

On This Spot was first created in Vancouver, B.C. after co-founder Andrew Farris started a blog with the same concept during his travels abroad. Photo courtesy On This Spot.
Many businesses will be celebrating the award ceremony together at local restaurants. Black Press file photo.

Lacombe Business and Community awards gala moves online

The fourth annual award celebrations will look a little different this year

Many businesses will be celebrating the award ceremony together at local restaurants. Black Press file photo.
Jo(e) Social Media was founded in 2012 by co-owners Jo Phillips (left) and Joe Whitbread. Photo Submitted

Lacombe’s Jo(e) Social Media gives back to youth with help of a national grant

The local company values the community and wants to help the next generation achieve their dreams

Jo(e) Social Media was founded in 2012 by co-owners Jo Phillips (left) and Joe Whitbread. Photo Submitted
The Lacombe Generals celebrate a goal in Game 4 of their five-game series against the Daysland Northstars, Feb. 8, 2020. (File Photo)

Lacombe General, North Central Hockey League cancels upcoming season

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the senior AA league will resume in 2021

The Lacombe Generals celebrate a goal in Game 4 of their five-game series against the Daysland Northstars, Feb. 8, 2020. (File Photo)
Lacombe’s Got Talent had to adapt the 2020 show to adhere to COVID-19 public health guidelines. Judges are protected by plexiglass barriers. Photo courtesy Rosanna Kerekes.

Lacombe’s Got Talent back for the first time in 7 years

The talent show is now available online for viewers to watch and vote for their favouite performance

Lacombe’s Got Talent had to adapt the 2020 show to adhere to COVID-19 public health guidelines. Judges are protected by plexiglass barriers. Photo courtesy Rosanna Kerekes.
East Central Express also offers wedding or event shuttle services and tours of the Rocky Mountains. Photo courtesy of East Central Express.

On-demand bus service will now stop in Lacombe

As the winter months arrive, Rob Duncan expects demand for his bus and taxi services to grow

East Central Express also offers wedding or event shuttle services and tours of the Rocky Mountains. Photo courtesy of East Central Express.
A new biorefinery that will turn organic waste into natural energy was announced in Lacombe on Oct. 15. From left to right: Steve MacDonald, CEO of Emissions Reduction Alberta, Grant Creasey, Mayor of the City of Lacombe, Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks and Chris Thrall, President and CEO of BioRefinex Canada Inc. (Photo Courtesey of The City of Lacombe)

Lacombe to become world’s first site for a new type of clean energy facility

A biorefinery will be built in 2021 creating temporary and full-time jobs, the province announced.

A new biorefinery that will turn organic waste into natural energy was announced in Lacombe on Oct. 15. From left to right: Steve MacDonald, CEO of Emissions Reduction Alberta, Grant Creasey, Mayor of the City of Lacombe, Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks and Chris Thrall, President and CEO of BioRefinex Canada Inc. (Photo Courtesey of The City of Lacombe)
Dale Kowalchuk decorated his yard with a handmade sign for his daughters birthday on Oct. 15. He wanted to celebrate her 16th birthday, the harvest season and put a smile on the face of whoever sees his sign. (Photo by Dale Kowalchuk)

PHOTO: Lacombe resident decorates yard for the harvest season

Dale Kowalchuk decorated his yard with a handmade sign

Dale Kowalchuk decorated his yard with a handmade sign for his daughters birthday on Oct. 15. He wanted to celebrate her 16th birthday, the harvest season and put a smile on the face of whoever sees his sign. (Photo by Dale Kowalchuk)
COVID-19. (File Photo)

Lacombe reaches 10 active COVID-19 cases: City being monitored by the province

Lacombe City Council is considering a mandatory mask bylaw, but will not implement it just yet

COVID-19. (File Photo)