Sarah Maetche

URBANOLOGY - From left

Local group aims to open youth centre in Lacombe

And maybe that’s what the city is missing - a place for skaters to park their boards, a place for artists to work on their latest creation

URBANOLOGY - From left
ELECTION FOREFRONT - From left

Red Deer-Lacombe candidates face off at forum

The LMC was packed as three local candidates for the Red Deer-Lacombe riding took to the stage during an all-candidates forum on Oct. 6th.

ELECTION FOREFRONT - From left
WORLD COMPETITORS - Kolby Bargholz

Local women attend Underwater Hockey Championships in Spain

The sport of underwater hockey is growing by leaps and bounds

WORLD COMPETITORS - Kolby Bargholz

Local citizen creates pledge for renewal of democracy

A Lacombe citizen has created a pledge he says encourages the renewal of democracy.

BOLT Transit marks one year in service

BOLT Transit, the bus service that connects Lacombe and Blackfalds to Red Deer, has now marked over one year of service.

MUSIC FOR LIFE - The African Children’s Choir from Uganda will be performing in Lacombe on Oct. 9th.photo by Lynne Dobson

African Children’s Choir to visit Lacombe

The African Children’s Choir will be making a stop in Lacombe next week as part of their North American tour.

MUSIC FOR LIFE - The African Children’s Choir from Uganda will be performing in Lacombe on Oct. 9th.photo by Lynne Dobson

Annual Oktoberfest celebration set for Oct. 17th

The annual Lacombe Knights of Columbus fundraiser Oktoberfest is set for Oct. 17th.

OLD FASHIONED HARVEST - As part of the Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival last weekend

Old Fashioned Harvest

Members of the L.A. Vintage Machinery Club demonstrated how harvest was done many years ago by using a threshing machine.

OLD FASHIONED HARVEST - As part of the Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival last weekend
RAIDER POWER - Lacombe Raider Richard Jans makes a run past the 10-yard line

Bantam Raiders take down Stettler Cougars in recent game

The Raiders took on the Stettler Cougars last Saturday in a home game and managed to come out victorious with a 48-24 win.

RAIDER POWER - Lacombe Raider Richard Jans makes a run past the 10-yard line

Blaine Calkins seeks re-election in Red Deer-Lacombe riding

Calkins is seeking re-election in the new federal riding of Red Deer-Lacombe

HISTORIC - A ceremony was held last Saturday to mark the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop Museum’s designation as a Municipal Historic Resource by the City of Lacombe. From left are Lacombe Heritage Resources Committee representatives Chuck Bourn and Ellen Corea

History in the making as landmark is formally recognized

The Lacombe Blacksmith Shop Museum receives Municipal Historical Designation

HISTORIC - A ceremony was held last Saturday to mark the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop Museum’s designation as a Municipal Historic Resource by the City of Lacombe. From left are Lacombe Heritage Resources Committee representatives Chuck Bourn and Ellen Corea
BEHIND THE SCENES– Coors Banquet and CMT crews were on scene along 49 C Ave. in Lacombe for three days before the One Horse Town concert setting up the stage and behind the scenes production elements.

A look behind the scenes of the show that rolled into Lacombe

Hundreds of Lacombe, Blackfalds and area residents spent last Friday night enjoying the One Horse Town concert along 49 C Ave.

BEHIND THE SCENES– Coors Banquet and CMT crews were on scene along 49 C Ave. in Lacombe for three days before the One Horse Town concert setting up the stage and behind the scenes production elements.

The Toronto Blue Jays deserve our praise

When the Blue Jays experienced two winning streaks this past summer, heads on fans began to turn and media outlets began to take note.

FAMILY AMBITION – Four members of the Debree family competed in the Innisfail Triathlon two weekends ago. From left are Sam Debree

Local family triumphs at Innisfail Triathlon

Such is the case for the Debree family of Lacombe who have taken up the sport of triathlon (swimming, biking, running).

FAMILY AMBITION – Four members of the Debree family competed in the Innisfail Triathlon two weekends ago. From left are Sam Debree
PONY RIDE- Seana Rousseau leads duke and Adilee Verburg

Pony ride

Seana Rousseau leads duke and Adilee Verburg, 3, around for a pony ride Flying Cross Ranch during Alberta Open Farm Days on Aug. 23rd.

PONY RIDE- Seana Rousseau leads duke and Adilee Verburg
REPORT IMPAIRED DRIVERS- The Report Impaired Drivers (RID) program was launched in Lacombe last week. From left are

Program launched to put a stop to impaired drivers

In hopes of curbing impaired driving in the City of Lacombe, a new proactive program has been launched that includes citizen involvement.

REPORT IMPAIRED DRIVERS- The Report Impaired Drivers (RID) program was launched in Lacombe last week. From left are
GOLFING FOR A CAUSE- Canadian country music superstar and Lacombe native Gord Bamford held his eighth annual golf classic at the Lacombe and Golf and Country Club on Aug. 13th. The star-studded event featured a gala on Wednesday night and golf on Thursday.

Eighth annual Gord Bamford Golf Classic a success

From the gala to the green, the eighth annual Gord Bamford Golf Classic was a success, setting a new fundraising record, officials said.

GOLFING FOR A CAUSE- Canadian country music superstar and Lacombe native Gord Bamford held his eighth annual golf classic at the Lacombe and Golf and Country Club on Aug. 13th. The star-studded event featured a gala on Wednesday night and golf on Thursday.
IN THE CARDS - Central Alberta-based magician Kyle Key continues to bring the art of magic to the masses.

Central Alberta-based magician continues to find the right trick

Kyle Key has been perfecting his craft for 20 years

IN THE CARDS - Central Alberta-based magician Kyle Key continues to bring the art of magic to the masses.
CREATIVE- Lacombian Margrit deGraff has become an author in her golden years. She received a gold medal for her submission in creative writing at the Zone 4 Arts and Crafts and Creative Writing banquet

Local writer wins gold medal at 55 plus games

Many may know her as an athlete, excelling in cross-country skiing, or as a campground owner and operator.

CREATIVE- Lacombian Margrit deGraff has become an author in her golden years. She received a gold medal for her submission in creative writing at the Zone 4 Arts and Crafts and Creative Writing banquet
A NEW PLACE TO REST- From left

Memorial bench unveiled in memory of Lions Club member

A bench was placed along the trail in honour of longtime Lacombe Lions Club member Roy Cucheran.

A NEW PLACE TO REST- From left