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Debbi Gallant has a degree in criminal justice and a passion for helping her community which is why she was awarded the 2020 Alberta Community and Justice Award. Photo courtesy of Debbi Gallant

Lacombe resident presented with Alberta Community Justice award

Debbi Gallant was quick to mention that the award should be shared amongst the community

Debbi Gallant has a degree in criminal justice and a passion for helping her community which is why she was awarded the 2020 Alberta Community and Justice Award. Photo courtesy of Debbi Gallant
Alberta RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

Blackfalds RCMP responded to a collision on Friday

One man was pronounced dead at the scene

Alberta RCMP. (Black Press file photo)
Debra DeWaal was a Calgary Police officer for ten years before she began working as a consultant full-time in 1998. DeWaal gave a three-hour presentation on resiliency at the LMC in Lacombe on Nov. 24. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe Victims Services celebrated Victims and Survivors of Crime week in November

Debra DeWaal gave a presentation about mental toughness to a socially distanced audience on Nov. 24

Debra DeWaal was a Calgary Police officer for ten years before she began working as a consultant full-time in 1998. DeWaal gave a three-hour presentation on resiliency at the LMC in Lacombe on Nov. 24. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
The lights outside the Lacombe Memorial Centre have been lit since early November. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe’s Light Up the Night has officially begun

The light displays will be available all weekend

The lights outside the Lacombe Memorial Centre have been lit since early November. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
The Town of Blackfalds voted to implement a mandatory mask bylaw on Nov. 24. It is currently not mandatory across the province of Alberta, just in select municipalities. Photo coutesy of the Town of Blackfalds

Town of Blackfalds announces new facility closures and updates

The changes come after the province declared a public state of emergency on Tuesday

The Town of Blackfalds voted to implement a mandatory mask bylaw on Nov. 24. It is currently not mandatory across the province of Alberta, just in select municipalities. Photo coutesy of the Town of Blackfalds
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City of Lacombe announces new public health measures

The city is adopting recommendations that were announced by the provincial government yesterday

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The new bylaw will take effect on Nov. 30, 2020. Photo courtesy of the Town of Blackfalds.

Town of Blackfalds approves mandatory mask bylaw

The bylaw was approved after a council meeting on Nov. 24

The new bylaw will take effect on Nov. 30, 2020. Photo courtesy of the Town of Blackfalds.
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Alberta mobile home tenants and landlords can now resolve issues faster

The provincial government is asking residents to complete a survey to identify any further concerns

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The Lion’s Fountain sprayed serenely in the middle of Cranna Lake in Lacombe on Friday, June 24, 2016. (Zachary Cormier/Lacombe Express)

City of Lacombe updates stormwater pond policy from 2012

The approved policy outlines the monitoring of three publicly managed ponds

The Lion’s Fountain sprayed serenely in the middle of Cranna Lake in Lacombe on Friday, June 24, 2016. (Zachary Cormier/Lacombe Express)
The Town of Blackfalds cancelled the annual Light Up Blackfalds event but still plans on hosting a light show and music performance. Image is a screenshot from the Town of Blackfalds promotional video.

Town of Blackfalds is hosting a modified winter wonderland for 14th annual festival

The event will have an outdoor light and music show

The Town of Blackfalds cancelled the annual Light Up Blackfalds event but still plans on hosting a light show and music performance. Image is a screenshot from the Town of Blackfalds promotional video.
Students from Lacombe Composite High School’s art 30 and drawing 35 classes will have their art displayed at the LMC until the end of January. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe high school student art displayed at the Lacombe Memorial Centre

The art will be featured until the end of January

Students from Lacombe Composite High School’s art 30 and drawing 35 classes will have their art displayed at the LMC until the end of January. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
The ECHO Energy stage during one of the annual Light Up The Night Festivals. (Black Press file photo)

Lacombe’s Light Up the Night will kick off the holiday season

The tenth anniversary of the festival continues with some COVID-19 safe changes

The ECHO Energy stage during one of the annual Light Up The Night Festivals. (Black Press file photo)
Lacombe County, including Blackfalds, is under Enhanced Status, as shown on the interactive map provided by the Province and AHS.

Blackfalds asks residents to follow new public health regulations

Lacombe County has 12 active cases as of Nov. 19

Lacombe County, including Blackfalds, is under Enhanced Status, as shown on the interactive map provided by the Province and AHS.
Tracey Richmire loves Christmas and has been decorating her Lacombe home since September. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe resident hopes to raise money for the food bank with festive home

Tracey Richmire’s family describes her home as a ‘winter wonderland’

Tracey Richmire loves Christmas and has been decorating her Lacombe home since September. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
Lacombe city council approved the 2021 capital budget and the ten-year capital plan at a regular council meeting on Nov. 9, 2020. This photo is a screenshot of the live stream council meeting. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe City Council approves 2021 Budget and 10-year capital plan ahead of schedule

The budget outlines 35 projects including important infrastructure upgrades

Lacombe city council approved the 2021 capital budget and the ten-year capital plan at a regular council meeting on Nov. 9, 2020. This photo is a screenshot of the live stream council meeting. (Alannah Page/Lacombe Express)
Friends and family tied balloons and streamers to their vehicles to show their support for Tenny Corkery’s 90th birthday. Photo courtesy of Duane McCartney

Community celebrates long-time Lacombe resident’s 90th birthday

Tenny Corkery sat in her car while friends and family drove by wishing her a happy birthday

Friends and family tied balloons and streamers to their vehicles to show their support for Tenny Corkery’s 90th birthday. Photo courtesy of Duane McCartney
The 2021 operating budget and utility rates were approved at the regular council meeting on Nov. 9, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

City of Lacombe approves a 0.8 per cent tax increase for 2021

The 2021 operating budget and utility rates were approved unanimously at council

The 2021 operating budget and utility rates were approved at the regular council meeting on Nov. 9, 2020. (Black Press file photo)
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Blackfalds will see new high school open in 2024

This will be the first high school built in the town

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COVID-19 update: City of Lacombe remains under enhanced watch

The City of Lacombe now has 20 active cases while the county has six

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Alberta’s barley breeding program has successfully developed and introduced several varieties used for livestock feed and for the growing craft brewery market. (Black Press file photo)

Barley breeding program will move from Lacombe to Olds College

The program will continue to develop new varieties of barley for domestic and international markets

Alberta’s barley breeding program has successfully developed and introduced several varieties used for livestock feed and for the growing craft brewery market. (Black Press file photo)