Kalisha Mendonsa

Bucs to lend a hand at ‘Capes & Tiaras’ party

The Central Alberta Buccaneers are going to be lending a hand at the upcoming Ronald McDonald House fundraiser

IMPRESSIVE - Coach Dustin Dudar and assistant coach Van Gulfan display incredible balance and control in their dual chair routine at a previous Acronaire Home Show. The Home Show features a variety of similarly impressive routines.

Annual Acronaire Home Show to be held this month

The Canadian University College (CUC) Acronaires are almost ready to reveal the diverse talents of the group

IMPRESSIVE - Coach Dustin Dudar and assistant coach Van Gulfan display incredible balance and control in their dual chair routine at a previous Acronaire Home Show. The Home Show features a variety of similarly impressive routines.

High school curling team falters at provincials

After an undefeated season and dominating at zone games, the Lacombe Composite High School (LCHS) curling team

A closer look at the complexities of Bill C-51

In trying to write this column, I had to do a lot of research. A lot. I carefully dissected each of the five major sections of Bill C-51

Bentley Generals working hard in playoffs

The Bentley Generals had a great 2014/2015 season with a record of 23 wins, one loss and no ties.

Local ski area runs as a non-profit

Canyon Ski Hill and Lake Louise are popular local ski destinations, but few know about the natural runs of the Medicine Lodge

Quidditch community growing in western Canada

Quidditch has been gaining popularity outside of the ‘wizarding world’ of Harry Potter and is spreading into western Canada.

BIG WIN – Blackfalds Wranglers Captain Robin Carlson used speed and agility to keep the puck away from Red Deer Vipers player Dustin Spearing during game five of a best of seven series Tuesday night in Red Deer. Blackfalds won 6-2.

Wranglers take down Vipers and head into finals

The Blackfalds Wranglers continue to dominate the Heritage Junior Hockey League as they took down

BIG WIN – Blackfalds Wranglers Captain Robin Carlson used speed and agility to keep the puck away from Red Deer Vipers player Dustin Spearing during game five of a best of seven series Tuesday night in Red Deer. Blackfalds won 6-2.

Annual LAPA Gala a fun night for sports fundraising

The Lacombe Athletic Park Association (LAPA) will host its annual gala in March and they are looking to the community to fill the seats.

Culture grant application deadline

For those with an idea on how to raise the quality of life for Lacombians through recreational and cultural activities

WORKING HARD – Red Deer College Queens curling team members Courtney Smith

Lacombe woman helped RDC slide into curling provincials

Thanks to Lacombe local Julie Selvais, the Red Deer College Queens curling team will now be heading

WORKING HARD – Red Deer College Queens curling team members Courtney Smith
SHOWDOWN – Lacombe Edge player Alexa Freitag skated quickly and carefully to avoid losing the ring to opponent Daly Matthews of the Calgary Nightmare during the Ice Breaker Tournament that took place last weekend.

Lacombe ringette teams give their all during tourney

Ringette players from across the province took over Barnett Arena last weekend for the annual Ice Breaker Tournament

SHOWDOWN – Lacombe Edge player Alexa Freitag skated quickly and carefully to avoid losing the ring to opponent Daly Matthews of the Calgary Nightmare during the Ice Breaker Tournament that took place last weekend.

Winterfest a great way to spend Family Day

The Abbey Master Builder Centre will be the primary hub of activity for the 2015 Winterfest event, with a free family skate

LASTING LOVE - Maurice VanHereghe stands with his wife of 67 years

Celebrating long-time sweethearts this Valentine’s Day

Two local couples talk about the secrets of a long, happy marriage

LASTING LOVE - Maurice VanHereghe stands with his wife of 67 years
TALENT - Brydelle Wardley

Local figure skating club has a lot to offer

Figure skating may look elegant, but according to two Lacombe figure skaters, there is a lot more to it than meets the eye.

TALENT - Brydelle Wardley
STARTING THE CONVERSATION - Lacombe Police Chief Steve Murray and local citizen Ed L’Ecluse hope to engage the community and to start a Citizens on Patrol group.

Residents are pulling together to make Lacombe safer

‘Citizens on Patrol’ is gathering momentum across the community

STARTING THE CONVERSATION - Lacombe Police Chief Steve Murray and local citizen Ed L’Ecluse hope to engage the community and to start a Citizens on Patrol group.

FCSS working to get the most ‘bang for the buck’

Over the last five years the Lacombe and District FCSS has not received an increase in funding by the province

Annual STARS lottery is officially underway

STARS officially launched its 2015 home lottery recently in Red Deer, a lottery that generates nearly one-third

RAW TALENT - Self-taught artist Saeed Hojjati is bringing his vast collection of colourful

Artist bringing colours and calm to the Gallery on Main

Self-taught Alberta painter excited to share his works with Lacombians

RAW TALENT - Self-taught artist Saeed Hojjati is bringing his vast collection of colourful

Annual Soroptimist Mother/Daughter conference is back again

Women and girls from the area will gather next month for the fourth annual Mother/Daughter conference