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Kisha and Callum Daniels are organizing Blackfalds Against Racism Peaceful Protest and March, which will be held on Saturday, June 27 at 1 p.m. starting at the Blackfalds Multi-plex. (Photo submitted)

Blackfalds Against Racism protesting against discrimination

Peaceful protest and march coming June 27 to the Blackfalds Multi-plex

Kisha and Callum Daniels are organizing Blackfalds Against Racism Peaceful Protest and March, which will be held on Saturday, June 27 at 1 p.m. starting at the Blackfalds Multi-plex. (Photo submitted)
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Lacombe Police apprehend car thief after pursuit

Suspect vehicle backeded into LPS police cruiser causing significant damage

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The Lacombe Outreach School will lose it’s junior high program and move to a new facility in 2020. (Photo courtesy: Lacombe Outreach School Website)

Lacombe Outreach School moving to new facility, losing Jr. high programming

New facility is owned by Wolf Creek Public Schools, previous facility was being leased

The Lacombe Outreach School will lose it’s junior high program and move to a new facility in 2020. (Photo courtesy: Lacombe Outreach School Website)
Non-native Prussian carp, which are closely related to goldfish, are being found in “significant” numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. (Contributed photo).

Experiment being conducted to keep Prussian Carp out of Gull Lake

Geotubes theoretically trap Carp eggs allowing water to be pumped into the lake

Non-native Prussian carp, which are closely related to goldfish, are being found in “significant” numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. (Contributed photo).
Lacombe residents Peter and Maureen Leaney toured Europe as figure skaters. This photo shows them in the Scala Ice Revue in Denmark in 1961 around when they time got engaged. (Photo submitted)

Lacombe resident says goodbye to his wife during pandemic

Peter Leaney was unable to visit his wife in long-term care due to health protocols

Lacombe residents Peter and Maureen Leaney toured Europe as figure skaters. This photo shows them in the Scala Ice Revue in Denmark in 1961 around when they time got engaged. (Photo submitted)
The Kraay Family is planning to open Kraay Family Farms and the Lacombe Corn Maze on July 17. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Corn Maze on track to open as planned

Kraay Family Farm is scheduled to open July 17

The Kraay Family is planning to open Kraay Family Farms and the Lacombe Corn Maze on July 17. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Jadon Bernatsky is a multi-time All-Canadian cross-country runner from Lacombe. His final season at Brock University will be cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo submitted)

Lacombe Academic All-Canadian’s final university running season cancelled

Jadon Bernatsky got his start at CACHS in Lacombe

Jadon Bernatsky is a multi-time All-Canadian cross-country runner from Lacombe. His final season at Brock University will be cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo submitted)
Carolina Pannenbecker, 20, of Lacombe, holds up a sign that says, ‘White silence = violence” at an anti-racism protest in Innisfail. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

Peaceful protest against racism coming to Lacombe

Lacombe Against Racism coming to LMC park on June 19

Carolina Pannenbecker, 20, of Lacombe, holds up a sign that says, ‘White silence = violence” at an anti-racism protest in Innisfail. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
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VAUGHAN: Multiculturalism is a Canadian aspirational goal we haven’t achieved yet

Black Lives Matter protests a crucial step forward towards an anti-racist country

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Highlights of the Lacombe County council meeting – June 11, 2020

Next Regular council meeting is June 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

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Matt Panelli, president and owner, and Steven Bigg, vice president and owner, of Merry Guanas in Lacombe view innovation as the future of the cannabis industry. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Innovation is the future of the cannabis industry

Merry Guanas co-owner excited to see the next 10 years of legalized cannabis

Matt Panelli, president and owner, and Steven Bigg, vice president and owner, of Merry Guanas in Lacombe view innovation as the future of the cannabis industry. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Barbara and Bethany Kiers have started Pedal to the Metal Day Camp in Lacombe to get kids out biking. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Pedal to the Metal Day Camp gets Lacombe kids out biking

Lacombe sisters developed camp after summer jobs were cancelled due to pandemic

Barbara and Bethany Kiers have started Pedal to the Metal Day Camp in Lacombe to get kids out biking. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Jason Lunn and Kensey Lunn stood proudly in front of the Team Jigger Foundation’s new home in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Team Jigger Foundation building new Lacombe space to promote accessibility, health and wellness

New space will be make equipment, resources available for anyone wanting to be more active, healthy

Jason Lunn and Kensey Lunn stood proudly in front of the Team Jigger Foundation’s new home in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Head Librarian Christina Petrisor is working to open the Mary C. Moore Public Library in the coming weeks. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Public Library hoping to open in the coming weeks

Curbside service still available; programming returning soon

Head Librarian Christina Petrisor is working to open the Mary C. Moore Public Library in the coming weeks. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
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City of Lacombe discussing best time to open Kinsmen Aquatic Centre

Pools, other rec facilities given go ahead to open as of June 12

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Lacombe County Council meetings, public hearings online

Council recently voted to live stream all Council meetings and associated public hearings

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PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta

Community organizers come on the show to discuss central Albertan anti-racist movement

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General Manager Jason Burns and Owner Rieley Kay are happy to have ‘food on plates’ again at Cilantro and Chive in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe’s Cilantro and Chive has ‘food on plates’ again

Dining room service opens within health guidelines

General Manager Jason Burns and Owner Rieley Kay are happy to have ‘food on plates’ again at Cilantro and Chive in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)
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Bentley School hosting digital grad to recognize accomplishments

School hoping to host traditional formal in the fall

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Darren Dewald is helping Crystal Zens and her team at Big Brother Big Sisters of Lacombe and District bring bottles to the depot to help fund programming. (Todd Colin vVaughan?LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe BBBS filling funding gap with Great Big Bottle Drop

Organization lost $30k in casino funding due to COVID-19

Darren Dewald is helping Crystal Zens and her team at Big Brother Big Sisters of Lacombe and District bring bottles to the depot to help fund programming. (Todd Colin vVaughan?LACOMBE EXPRESS)