Christi Albers-Manicke

Proposed location for a treatment centre near Jarvis Bay. (lacombecounty.com)

Three developer meetings scheduled for Lacombe County in February

Lacombe County will be holding three public, developer meetings in February for…

Proposed location for a treatment centre near Jarvis Bay. (lacombecounty.com)
This will be the sixth year of the Jake Saufert Annual Memorial Ice Fishing Derby, organized in his memory. (Submitted)

Sixth year of the Jake Saufert fishing derby

Raising awareness and funds for mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

This will be the sixth year of the Jake Saufert Annual Memorial Ice Fishing Derby, organized in his memory. (Submitted)
The Betty White Challenge wrapped up Jan. 17, people were encouraged to donate to their local animal shelter or rescue on the actress and comedian’s birthday. Funds raised will go towards caring for animals like Mike Junior at Whisker Rescue. (Submitted)

Lacombe area animal shelters and rescues see boost in support during Betty White Challenge

Local animal shelters and rescues saw a boost this past week in…

The Betty White Challenge wrapped up Jan. 17, people were encouraged to donate to their local animal shelter or rescue on the actress and comedian’s birthday. Funds raised will go towards caring for animals like Mike Junior at Whisker Rescue. (Submitted)
Shannon Bruns was the recipient of the 2021 Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the Year (Submitted)

Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the Year awarded

The recipient of the 2021 Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the…

Shannon Bruns was the recipient of the 2021 Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the Year (Submitted)
Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)

Lacombe looks back

Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)

Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)
For the second time this season, Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre is dimming the lights for a brief hiatus. (Contributed photo)

Cow Patti Theatre will dim lights for second time this season

Taking a “modest hiatus” to ensure the success of the remainder their season

For the second time this season, Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre is dimming the lights for a brief hiatus. (Contributed photo)
Blackfalds will vote on a new councillor on Jan. 10, 2022.(File photo)

Blackfalds by-election voting underway

Advance polls in the Blackfalds by-election are now open to voters. Blackfalds…

Blackfalds will vote on a new councillor on Jan. 10, 2022.(File photo)
(Lacombe District Chamber of Commerce)

New Executive Director of the Lacombe & District Chamber of Commerce settles in

Just a little over month as the new Executive Director of the…

(Lacombe District Chamber of Commerce)
(Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Heads up, there will be a new guy this week

With the ‘extended winter break’ announced this weekend I was faced with…

(Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Lacombe Museum’s first exhibition of the new year will be 1867 Rebellion & Confederation, a traveling exhibition created by the Canadian History Museum. (File photo)

New year Lacombe Museum exhibit – 1867 Rebellion & Confederation

The Lacombe Museum’s first exhibition of the new year will be 1867…

The Lacombe Museum’s first exhibition of the new year will be 1867 Rebellion & Confederation, a traveling exhibition created by the Canadian History Museum. (File photo)
Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)

Lacombe Express 2021 photos in review

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted) Minor hockey players…

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)
Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)

Lacombe Express photos in review

Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st…

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)
Alberta Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange announced that students and teachers will now return to in-person learning on Jan. 10. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Winter break extended for K-12 students

The government announced Thursday afternoon that students will not be returning to…

Alberta Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange announced that students and teachers will now return to in-person learning on Jan. 10. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Lights on a Christmas tree may seem like a relatively recent phenomenon. (Lacombe Express)

Sparkling origins of Christmas lights

Lights on a Christmas tree may seem like a relatively recent phenomenon,…

Lights on a Christmas tree may seem like a relatively recent phenomenon. (Lacombe Express)
Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted).

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe year in review

The year in review for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe and…

Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted).
The Blackfalds library, which will now be located in the Eagle Builders Centre in Blackfalds is scheduled to be oepn to the public Jan. 3, 2022.

Blackfalds library moving in to new location

The Blackfalds library is finally moving into it’s new location in the…

The Blackfalds library, which will now be located in the Eagle Builders Centre in Blackfalds is scheduled to be oepn to the public Jan. 3, 2022.
Santa Claus breakfast Dec 2021 Photo: Jennifer Small

Santa around the world

Krampus Krampus is hairy with cloven hooves, usually brown or black, and…

Santa Claus breakfast Dec 2021 Photo: Jennifer Small
Ken Green

Hydrogen hype defies reality: it’s an impractical energy source

Once again, the world staged ClimateFest 26, aka the United Nations Conference…

Ken Green

Holiday recipes

Spiced Yogurt Muffins (Yield: 50 servings) 6 1⁄2 cups Dannon plain fat-free…

(File photo)

Christmas carol origins

Jingle Bells The popular Christmas carol “Jingle Bells” has an interesting history…

(File photo)