Sarah Maetche

DREAM HOME - The Timber Kings of HGTV rolled into Central Alberta this past October to build a couple a log dream home.

Timber Kings build home in Central Alberta

From towering trees to majestic log homes, the Timber Kings from the HGTV program are dream granters

DREAM HOME - The Timber Kings of HGTV rolled into Central Alberta this past October to build a couple a log dream home.

Community Christmas Dinner to be held Dec. 25th

The Lacombe Community Christmas Dinner will be held on Dec. 25th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre.

LIMITLESS - SUPER-MANS

New superhero to help with school’s fundraising efforts

Enter SUPER-MANS, a new hero who plans to help fundraise to build a new facility to accommodate the school’s growing population.

LIMITLESS - SUPER-MANS
WELCOME HOME - Central Alberta Youth Unlimited (CAYU) celebrated the grand opening of the YU-Turn Skill Development Home on Dec. 10th. From left

YU-Turn Skill Development Home officially opens

Community members join together to bring project to fruition

WELCOME HOME - Central Alberta Youth Unlimited (CAYU) celebrated the grand opening of the YU-Turn Skill Development Home on Dec. 10th. From left

LPS investigate homicide

Just after midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 9th, LPS were called to a residence on 53 St. about a disturbance.

City council passes 2016 budgets

Councillors approved the budget on Monday night, which includes a 3.61% tax rate increase.

City council trims 2016 operating budget

City council has trimmed the 2016 operating budget after a lengthy discussion.

Lacombe Community Food Bank sees increase in demand

The Lacombe Community Food Bank has seen an increase in demand over the past few months.

Lacombe Community Refugee Effort comes together

Plans to bring a Syrian refugee family to Lacombe are beginning to take shape.

Write for Rights event to be held this Sunday

Amnesty International’s event Write for Rights offers an unique opportunity to make a difference in protecting human rights.

SANTA’S HELPERS - From left

Lacombe FCSS launches annual Christmas programs

Local organization offers some simple ways to bring holiday cheer

SANTA’S HELPERS - From left

Blackfalds council passes 2016 budget

Town of Blackfalds councillors have passed the 2016 operating and capital budget.

The CP Holiday Train is on the way

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will once again be passing through the Central Alberta region this season.

NEW PROJECT - Ellis Bird Farm Site Manager Myrna Pearman has penned a new book about year-round bird feeding in Alberta. All proceeds from the sale of the book go towards education

Myrna Pearman pens new book in support of the Ellis Bird Farm

Backyard Bird Feeding: An Alberta Guide arrives in time for Christmas

NEW PROJECT - Ellis Bird Farm Site Manager Myrna Pearman has penned a new book about year-round bird feeding in Alberta. All proceeds from the sale of the book go towards education
OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS - Mrs. Claus reads a classic Christmas story to Gage Vercruysse

Old Fashioned Christmas

Mrs. Claus reads a classic Christmas story at the Michener House

OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS - Mrs. Claus reads a classic Christmas story to Gage Vercruysse

City council axes photo radar program

Citizens and those who drive through the city will no longer be receiving pesky photo radar tickets.

Cow Patti Theatre heads down heartfelt holiday road

Review of Ethan Claymore, Cow Patti Theatre Company's latest production

New events highlight Light Up the Night Festival

Light Up the Night, Lacombe’s premiere winter festival, has expanded to five days and is welcoming some new events.

COMMUNITY PLANNING - City of Lacombe planners Lyla Peter and Jennifer Kirchner visited the Grade 6 class at Clive School on Nov. 19th to help celebrate World Town Planning Day.

Clive School celebrates World Town Planning Day

Students, staff, planners and special guests gathered at Clive School on Nov. 19th to celebrate World Town Planning Day.

COMMUNITY PLANNING - City of Lacombe planners Lyla Peter and Jennifer Kirchner visited the Grade 6 class at Clive School on Nov. 19th to help celebrate World Town Planning Day.

Lacombe Rotary Christmas Carol Festival returns

The popular family holiday tradition is celebrating its 60th anniversary, a significant milestone in the community.