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Mail safety during holiday season

Following months of distance, the Alberta RCMP understands that Albertans treasure #UnwrappingMoments…

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This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Dec. 7, 2021. Crowds were entertained by local carolers, chorus groups, Flashback Freddie and Randi Boulton. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Rotary Carol Festival

This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe…

This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Dec. 7, 2021. Crowds were entertained by local carolers, chorus groups, Flashback Freddie and Randi Boulton. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Blackfalds Fire Department will be holding their annual Santa Run to collect food for the food bank, Dec. 21 and Dec. 22. (File photo)

Blackfalds Santa Run

The annual Blackfalds Fire Department Santa Run returns just before Christmas to…

The Blackfalds Fire Department will be holding their annual Santa Run to collect food for the food bank, Dec. 21 and Dec. 22. (File photo)
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Lacombe City Council has approved the 2022 Capital Budget

Lacombe City Council has approved the 2022 Capital Budget, which includes 30…

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Lacombe’s Light Up the Night fireworks display will be held on Dec. 17, at 8 p.m. at Cranna Lake. (Contributed photo)

UPDATE: Light up the Night fireworks cancelled

UPDATE: The fireworks at Cranna Lake on Dec. 17 have been cancelled…

Lacombe’s Light Up the Night fireworks display will be held on Dec. 17, at 8 p.m. at Cranna Lake. (Contributed photo)
The Lacombe Police Service, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Santa’s Anonymous, and MAAD (Mother’s Against Drunk Driving) will team up with Santa and his elves on Dec. 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., on the Main Street to collect donations, food, and new and unwrapped toys. (Submitted)

Charity check stop returns to Lacombe

Dec. 11 on Main Street

The Lacombe Police Service, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Santa’s Anonymous, and MAAD (Mother’s Against Drunk Driving) will team up with Santa and his elves on Dec. 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., on the Main Street to collect donations, food, and new and unwrapped toys. (Submitted)
Owner Rieley Kay, Owner of Cilantro and Chive Lacombe and Red Deer, lived out all of his childhood memories, spending some quality time with Bulldogs mascot Barkley, and Myles Peake of the Bulldogs Foundation, handing over $1, 278 Dec. 3. (Rob Raincock/Blackfalds Bulldogs)

Blackfalds Bulldogs win double on Friday night

Donation made to the Bulldogs Foundation

Owner Rieley Kay, Owner of Cilantro and Chive Lacombe and Red Deer, lived out all of his childhood memories, spending some quality time with Bulldogs mascot Barkley, and Myles Peake of the Bulldogs Foundation, handing over $1, 278 Dec. 3. (Rob Raincock/Blackfalds Bulldogs)

Crestomere 4-H Multi Club report

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Lacombe County Council and the City of Lacombe Council came together last week and held a joint council meting at the Lacombe Memorial Centre.(Submitted)

Joint council fosters collaboration and cooperation

Lacombe County and the City of Lacombe councils came together last week…

Lacombe County Council and the City of Lacombe Council came together last week and held a joint council meting at the Lacombe Memorial Centre.(Submitted)
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Red Deer River Naturalists Endowment Fund for Nature established

Red Deer River Naturalists (RDRN), in partnership with the Red Deer and…

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Performers at the 2018 Rotary Carol Festival. The festival will be returning this year Dec. 7 after beign canceled last year. (Photo Submitted)

Rotary Carol Festival returns for 65th year

After being canceled last year due to COVID, the Lacombe Rotary Carol…

Performers at the 2018 Rotary Carol Festival. The festival will be returning this year Dec. 7 after beign canceled last year. (Photo Submitted)
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe names new Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe & District (BBBS) has named their…

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Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Weidner Motors Ltd., and Empire Auto Sales came together to raise $5, 500 in food and donations for the Lacombe Food Bank. With a bit of help from Santa, staff walked the carts full of food donations down to the food bank from Lionel’s No Frills in Lacombe on Nov. 30. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Food Bank parade

Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Weidner Motors Ltd., and Empire Auto…

Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Weidner Motors Ltd., and Empire Auto Sales came together to raise $5, 500 in food and donations for the Lacombe Food Bank. With a bit of help from Santa, staff walked the carts full of food donations down to the food bank from Lionel’s No Frills in Lacombe on Nov. 30. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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RCMP investigating fatal multi-vehicle crash on Highway 2

One person is dead following a multi vehicle collision near Ponoka. On…

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The Grinch tried to stir up trouble at Lacombe Light Up the Night festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Light Up the Night Festival

The Grinch tried to stir up trouble at Lacombe Light Up the…

The Grinch tried to stir up trouble at Lacombe Light Up the Night festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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Lacombe City Council has approved Capital Plan.

Lacombe City Council has approved the 10-year Capital Plan. The plan, which…

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Holiday season gets ‘Scrooged up’

The holiday season is already ‘Scrooged Up’ at the Lacombe Performing Arts…

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Lacombe and Blackfalds businesses have designed and donated wreaths to be auctions off as part of the BBBS Festival of Wreaths.

Big Brothers Big Sisters face busy holiday season

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe & District (BBBS) are enjoying the…

Lacombe and Blackfalds businesses have designed and donated wreaths to be auctions off as part of the BBBS Festival of Wreaths.
As of 7:55 a.m. on Nov. 25, the Northbound QEII is closed near Ponoka due to numerous motor vehicle crashes in the area. (Facebook)

Northbound QEII closed near Ponoka

Millet Fire Department: ‘Worst highway conditions on QEII Hwy that we have seen in years’

As of 7:55 a.m. on Nov. 25, the Northbound QEII is closed near Ponoka due to numerous motor vehicle crashes in the area. (Facebook)