Kalisha Mendonsa

City’s recycling program proves successful

It’s been a year since the City introduced the blue box program to allow residents to recycle their goods

SPREADING KINDNESS – Laurie McIntosh of Father Lacombe Catholic School led her Grade 2 class around Lacombe to share candies and well wishes in random acts of kindness on Thursday

Spreading Kindness

Laurie McIntosh of Father Lacombe Catholic School led her Grade 2 class around Lacombe to share well wishes in random acts of kindness

SPREADING KINDNESS – Laurie McIntosh of Father Lacombe Catholic School led her Grade 2 class around Lacombe to share candies and well wishes in random acts of kindness on Thursday

ParentLink hosting ‘Mom to Mom’ sale fundraiser at LMC

Parents are going to be able to save some money on baby and kids’ items at the Lacombe ParentLink Mom to Mom sale and fundraiser event.

PCN to progress with funds from Recreation and Culture grant

PCN programs have received funding through the City’s Recreation and Culture Grant that will help the community in efforts to get active.

STRONG FORM – Sensei Mike Roe

Various skills gained through karate and kickboxing

Lacombe Karate and Kickboxing Senseis Mike Roe and Clint Robison work together to teach values of self-discipline, fitness and safety.

STRONG FORM – Sensei Mike Roe
PASSING TIME – Kayne Brown hit up the Blackfalds skate park last week

Passing time

Kayne Brown hit up the Blackfalds skate park last week, enjoying the beautiful weather during his work break.

PASSING TIME – Kayne Brown hit up the Blackfalds skate park last week

Tax increase rate lowered to 4.5% from 4.89%

City council has adopted the adjustments made to the 2015 operating budget with a final tax increase rate of 4.5%.

TOUGH LOSS - Bentley Generals defenseman Giffen Nyren faced off against a South East Prairie Thunder player during the 2015 Allan Cup championship

Bentley Generals disappointed after Allan Cup loss

The Generals returned home empty-handed after a loss in the 2015 Allan Cup final to the South East Prairie Thunder, who won the game 2-0.

TOUGH LOSS - Bentley Generals defenseman Giffen Nyren faced off against a South East Prairie Thunder player during the 2015 Allan Cup championship
RE-LEARNING – Ryan Staal helps out Bonnie Hunt as she learns a few simple movements through the Legends CrossFit program

‘Legends’ CrossFit helps seniors to stay in shape

Program aims to strengthen those in their golden years

RE-LEARNING – Ryan Staal helps out Bonnie Hunt as she learns a few simple movements through the Legends CrossFit program
GIVING BACK – Olympic bronze medallist Lyndon Rush joined the Town of Blackfalds last week during their volunteer appreciation event

Olympian Lyndon Rush joins Blackfalds Volunteer Appreciation event

Bronze medal Olympian Lyndon Rush joined the Town of Blackfalds during the Volunteer Appreciation event

GIVING BACK – Olympic bronze medallist Lyndon Rush joined the Town of Blackfalds last week during their volunteer appreciation event

Lacombe Community Watch Association is moving forward

The Lacombe Community Watch Association (LCWA) is comprised of three groups – Neighbourhood Watch, Citizens on Patrol and Block Parent.

Art sale at LMC to have wide variety of styles available

Community invited to attend annual fundraising event held next weekend

National Volunteer Week celebrates the efforts of those giving back

National Volunteer Week runs April 12-18 with local activities planned

Wranglers had a tough weekend at provincial tournament

Blackfalds Wranglers land in fourth spot in their division

Wastewater challenges see no solutions after budget announcement

Communities seek answers to regional wastewater line issues

CREATIVITY – From left

Blackfalds local seeking to start an arts group

Becca Stone is seeking further input from the community

CREATIVITY – From left

Bentley Generals look to hoist the Allan Cup one again

The team heads to the east coast to take place in tourney on April 13th

Wranglers cut down by Copperheads in series championship

Next up for the team is the provincial tournament over the Easter weekend

City offering initiatives to re-vamp historic storefronts

Applications can be submitted to the City until March 31st

MAKING A DIFFERENCE – Kelsey Olsen

Young community leader is honoured

Kelsey Olsen receives Violet Richardson Award from Soroptimist International

MAKING A DIFFERENCE – Kelsey Olsen