Jenna Swan

BIG LIFT - Bernice Fuss

Local powerlifter making her mark on the world stage

A new type of power lifter has swept the international scene over the last 15 years.

BIG LIFT - Bernice Fuss

Doug Bradford Memorial Tournament held last weekend

The annual Doug Bradford Memorial Tournament was held at Great Chief Park this past weekend

BIG WIN – Buccaneers’ Brett Lapointe returns the ball up the field during a game against the Edmonton Stallions last Saturday evening at ME Global Athletic Park in Lacombe.

Buccaneers heading to Alberta Football League semi-finals

The Central Alberta Buccaneers are advancing to the Alberta Football League semi-finals following a 20-17 win over the Edmonton Stallions

BIG WIN – Buccaneers’ Brett Lapointe returns the ball up the field during a game against the Edmonton Stallions last Saturday evening at ME Global Athletic Park in Lacombe.
NDP CANDIDATE SELECTED FOR RIDING- Doug Hart

NDP candidate selected for local riding

Doug Hart was officially selected as the federal NDP candidate in the Red Deer-Lacombe riding this past Monday.

NDP CANDIDATE SELECTED FOR RIDING- Doug Hart
MEET & GREET – Katherine Swampy and Maskwacis resident is seeking the NDP nomination in the Red Deer – Lacombe riding. Swampy was on hand this past Saturday at the Red Deer Market to speak with Red Deerians.

Katherine Swampy seeks NDP nomination for Red Deer – Lacombe

A candidate has announced she is seeking the nomination to be the federal candidate for the Red Deer–Lacombe Riding.

MEET & GREET – Katherine Swampy and Maskwacis resident is seeking the NDP nomination in the Red Deer – Lacombe riding. Swampy was on hand this past Saturday at the Red Deer Market to speak with Red Deerians.
CAMPAIGNING – Doug Hart visits with local constituents at the Red Deer Farmers’ Market this past weekend. He is seeking the NDP nomination for Red Deer-Lacombe. Jenna Swan/Lacombe Express

Ponoka resident throws hat in for Red Deer-Lacombe riding

A Ponoka resident has announced his plans to run for the NDP nomination in the Red Deer-Lacombe riding.

CAMPAIGNING – Doug Hart visits with local constituents at the Red Deer Farmers’ Market this past weekend. He is seeking the NDP nomination for Red Deer-Lacombe. Jenna Swan/Lacombe Express
BIG WIN – Elliott Moskowy celebrates after one of his wins during the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. photo submitted

Central Alberta athletes win big at Special Olympics Summer Games

Two Red Deer athletes had the opportunity of a lifetime as they ventured to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

BIG WIN – Elliott Moskowy celebrates after one of his wins during the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. photo submitted
TOUGH GAME - The Central Alberta Buccaneers took on the Fort McMurray Monarchs last Saturday at ME Global Athletic Park. Buccaneer field dodging a Monarch on his way. The Bucs lost the game 33-9.

Bucs’ penalties a factor in loss over the weekend

The Central Alberta Buccaneers took on the Fort McMurray Monarchs last Saturday in Lacombe at the ME Global Athletic Park.

TOUGH GAME - The Central Alberta Buccaneers took on the Fort McMurray Monarchs last Saturday at ME Global Athletic Park. Buccaneer field dodging a Monarch on his way. The Bucs lost the game 33-9.

Changes made to this year’s Tail Creek festivities

The mud was deep, the engines loud and the experience unforgettable at last year’s Tail Creek Mud & Music Festival.

GEARING UP – Jordyn Burgar pushes the puck up the ice during a recent practice in preparation for the upcoming Esso Cup at the Red Deer Arena.

Esso Cup kicks off in Red Deer this weekend

Teams will be converging on Central Alberta in hopes of being named the 2015 major midget female hockey champions at the 2015 Esso Cup.

GEARING UP – Jordyn Burgar pushes the puck up the ice during a recent practice in preparation for the upcoming Esso Cup at the Red Deer Arena.

Former NHL goalie discusses struggles with mental illness

Red Deer College hosts annual awards breakfast recently

Central Alberta martial artist looks to win first pro belt

Havoc 8 to take place in Red Deer Friday night at Westerner Park

GET UP AND GO - United Way Central Alberta volunteer campaign co-chairs Lynne Mulder and Dustin Sundby

United Way breaks fundraising record

United Way Central Alberta recently announced that they have broken their fundraising record for the year.

GET UP AND GO - United Way Central Alberta volunteer campaign co-chairs Lynne Mulder and Dustin Sundby

Local finalists named for Hawaii trip

While their backgrounds and stories may all be different, three of the 10 finalists for the internationally renowned free Hawaii trip

SAFETY FIRST – Sherry Cooper

Central Alberta flight instructor tops in nation

Central Albertan Sherry Cooper, chief flight instructor for Sky Wings Aviation Academy in Springbrook, flew

SAFETY FIRST – Sherry Cooper
CUTTING EDGE - Canadian band Theory of a Deadman to play Red Deer’s Memorial Centre this weekend.

Theory of a Deadman includes Red Deer on tour

Popular band will feature a range of tunes from latest CD Savages

CUTTING EDGE - Canadian band Theory of a Deadman to play Red Deer’s Memorial Centre this weekend.
HIGH FLYER – Alberta Flyboarding instructor Nikki Wallace soars above Sylvan Lake during a recent practice run.

The sport of flyboarding takes off in Central Alberta

Local enthusiasts enjoy thrills and spills of relatively new venture

HIGH FLYER – Alberta Flyboarding instructor Nikki Wallace soars above Sylvan Lake during a recent practice run.
BIG WIN – Lucky Lacombe resident Peggy-Sue Stuckky

Lacombe resident celebrates lottery win

One Lacombe woman had a pleasant surprise earlier this month while visiting Red Deer’s Jackpot Casino.

BIG WIN – Lucky Lacombe resident Peggy-Sue Stuckky
PICTURE PERFECT – A boat can be taken from the main island of the Phi Phi Islands

Experiencing the many mysteries of Thailand

It was nighttime when our plane landed. I remember the airport was unlike any I had ever seen before

PICTURE PERFECT – A boat can be taken from the main island of the Phi Phi Islands
FRIENDLY DEBATE – A debate between provincial NDP leader Brian Mason and Wildrose leader Danielle Smith at the Red Deer College last week took place in front of more than 100 attendees.

Mason and Smith square off in post-secondary debate

Wildrose and NDP leaders encouraged attendees of a debate held at the Red Deer College last week to imagine what a post-PC Alberta

FRIENDLY DEBATE – A debate between provincial NDP leader Brian Mason and Wildrose leader Danielle Smith at the Red Deer College last week took place in front of more than 100 attendees.
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