Shelby Craig

Annual Lacombe Rotary lobster dinner coming up

Tickets are still available for the event which will be held this weekend

Alberta Downs back on track for the season

First race of the season is set to take place this Sunday

Demand at Blackfalds food bank on the rise

Increased use of agency is attributed to economic downturn

Kids Can Catch takes place this weekend

Event marks the re-opening of the Len Thompson Fish Pond

Blackfalds Fun, Run, Walk event to take place

The seventh annual event is set for this Saturday at the Abbey Centre

NEW LIFE - The Al Omar family arrived in Lacombe last Thursday after living in a Lebanon refugee camp. The parents and four children were exhausted after their long journey and looked relieved to have arrived in their new community.

The first Syrian refugees finally arrive in Lacombe

Community Refugee Effort committee helping family adapt

NEW LIFE - The Al Omar family arrived in Lacombe last Thursday after living in a Lebanon refugee camp. The parents and four children were exhausted after their long journey and looked relieved to have arrived in their new community.
Father Tim and son Kiet Njuyen duo spend Sunday afternoon fishing on the shores of Chain Lakes.

Anglers gearing up for full and varied season

Fisheries have been stocked with varied species, proper licenses are required

Father Tim and son Kiet Njuyen duo spend Sunday afternoon fishing on the shores of Chain Lakes.
Rachael Reitsma

New innovative project for local EcoVision club

Community can get involved with project over the summer months

Rachael Reitsma
Nicole Brooks will be showcasing her singing talents at the benefit concert this Saturday

Benefit concert for Fort McMurray fire victims

Proceeds will be split between African school and Fort McMurray victims

Nicole Brooks will be showcasing her singing talents at the benefit concert this Saturday
Emilee Oro of the East Lacombe 4H club presents a cheque to the Lacombe Pallitive Care Society chairperson Edie Biggelaar. The money came from raffle tickets for the charity steer

Local 4-H beef clubs gathered for show and sale

Charity Steer proceeds donated to Lacombe Pallitive Care Society

Emilee Oro of the East Lacombe 4H club presents a cheque to the Lacombe Pallitive Care Society chairperson Edie Biggelaar. The money came from raffle tickets for the charity steer
CLIMBING - From left

Lacombe Fire Department volunteers raise money for cancer research

Volunteer firefighters climb highest building in Calgary to raise money

CLIMBING - From left
Jenny Hamborg is raising awareness for pregnancy and child loss by way of Healing Hearts

Local woman reaches out to grieving parents

Jenny Hamborg provides ‘Healing Hearts’ packages to those suffering from loss

Jenny Hamborg is raising awareness for pregnancy and child loss by way of Healing Hearts
101 Mackenzie Crescent was subject to a fire on Saturday evening which resulted in damages estimated to be around $200

Residential fire broke out Saturday night, no casualities to report

Fire Chief comments on fire ban after residential fire on May 7th

101 Mackenzie Crescent was subject to a fire on Saturday evening which resulted in damages estimated to be around $200
Students from various schools in the area were shown a real-life mock collision involving an impaired driver on Tuesday. Emergency services from the community played their part in showing the students the effects impaired driving can have

Students learn the dangers of drinking and driving

Emergency services shows harsh reality of what impaired driving can cause

Students from various schools in the area were shown a real-life mock collision involving an impaired driver on Tuesday. Emergency services from the community played their part in showing the students the effects impaired driving can have
Community members of all ages turned out to the first rehearsal meeting of the Lacombe Community Theatre

Lacombe theatre sets the stage, holds rehearsals for production

New performing arts initiative encourages community involvement

Community members of all ages turned out to the first rehearsal meeting of the Lacombe Community Theatre
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion

Tulip ceremony held in Lacombe last week

Lacombe celebrates 70th anniversary with Tulip Ceremony

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion
Erwin MacLennan is now a entrepreneur of wood-working since his lay off from the oil field. MacLennan creates handmade designed birdhouses and pet dishes out of his garage in Clive.

Woodworker starts his own business due to oil field lay offs

Clive resident takes pride in creating bird, bat houses and more

Erwin MacLennan is now a entrepreneur of wood-working since his lay off from the oil field. MacLennan creates handmade designed birdhouses and pet dishes out of his garage in Clive.
ZAP! Theatre actors and production team members are hard at work rehearsing and creating the set for the fifth major musical theatre instalment of Sympathy Jones

ZAP! Theatre gearing up to present Sympathy Jones

Proceeds from local theatre production going to Mwanza orphanage

ZAP! Theatre actors and production team members are hard at work rehearsing and creating the set for the fifth major musical theatre instalment of Sympathy Jones
The Lacombe and District Rikubetsu Friendship Society presented options to city council on Monday which will feature the 30th anniversary of the twinning between Lacombe and Rikubetsu

New City entrance signs to feature sister-community

Rikubetsu, Japan and Lacombe, Alberta celebrate 30th anniversary of twinning

The Lacombe and District Rikubetsu Friendship Society presented options to city council on Monday which will feature the 30th anniversary of the twinning between Lacombe and Rikubetsu
Lacombe Fire Chief Ed van Delden welcomes the new fire engine

Fire department debuts new $600,000 engine

Custom made fire engine received by the Lacombe Fire Department

Lacombe Fire Chief Ed van Delden welcomes the new fire engine