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This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Dec. 7, 2021. Crowds were entertained by local carolers, chorus groups, Flashback Freddie and Randi Boulton. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Rotary Carol Festival

This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe…

The Blackfalds Fire Department will be holding their annual Santa Run to collect food for the food bank, Dec. 21 and Dec. 22. (File photo)

Blackfalds Santa Run

The annual Blackfalds Fire Department Santa Run returns just before Christmas to…

Crestomere 4-H Multi Club report

Greetings to the community, I pledge my head to clear thinking my…

Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Weidner Motors Ltd., and Empire Auto Sales came together to raise $5, 500 in food and donations for the Lacombe Food Bank. With a bit of help from Santa, staff walked the carts full of food donations down to the food bank from Lionel’s No Frills in Lacombe on Nov. 30. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Food Bank parade

Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Weidner Motors Ltd., and Empire Auto…

Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Weidner Motors Ltd., and Empire Auto Sales came together to raise $5, 500 in food and donations for the Lacombe Food Bank. With a bit of help from Santa, staff walked the carts full of food donations down to the food bank from Lionel’s No Frills in Lacombe on Nov. 30. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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Red Deer River Naturalists Endowment Fund for Nature established

Red Deer River Naturalists (RDRN), in partnership with the Red Deer and…

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Performers at the 2018 Rotary Carol Festival. The festival will be returning this year Dec. 7 after beign canceled last year. (Photo Submitted)

Rotary Carol Festival returns for 65th year

After being canceled last year due to COVID, the Lacombe Rotary Carol…

Performers at the 2018 Rotary Carol Festival. The festival will be returning this year Dec. 7 after beign canceled last year. (Photo Submitted)
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe names new Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe & District (BBBS) has named their…

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Santa is headed to Bentley Dec. 4

Santa is visiting Bentley, on Dec. 4 and he’s encouraging resident’s to…

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Lacombe and Blackfalds businesses have designed and donated wreaths to be auctions off as part of the BBBS Festival of Wreaths.

Big Brothers Big Sisters face busy holiday season

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe & District (BBBS) are enjoying the…

Lacombe and Blackfalds businesses have designed and donated wreaths to be auctions off as part of the BBBS Festival of Wreaths.
Lacombe 1949 graduating class. Front ront row left to rightk Marjorie Davidson, Barbara McDonald, Marjorie Buch. Second row left to right, Marjorie Harrington, Kay Miller, Betty Faulafer, Jean Pountney, Velma Rusk, Alice Duffy, Margaret Hall. Third row left to right, Greta McEchern, Irene Risky, Edna Skeels, George Glewelling, Pat Robinson, Esme Westling

Lacombe Looks Back

Lacombe 1949 graduating class. Front ront row left to rightk Marjorie Davidson,…

Lacombe 1949 graduating class. Front ront row left to rightk Marjorie Davidson, Barbara McDonald, Marjorie Buch. Second row left to right, Marjorie Harrington, Kay Miller, Betty Faulafer, Jean Pountney, Velma Rusk, Alice Duffy, Margaret Hall. Third row left to right, Greta McEchern, Irene Risky, Edna Skeels, George Glewelling, Pat Robinson, Esme Westling
The aftermath of the fire that burned the newly opened LMC, Nov.23, 1953. (Photo submitted)

Lacombe looks back

The aftermath of the fire that burned the newly opened LMC, Nov.23,…

The aftermath of the fire that burned the newly opened LMC, Nov.23, 1953. (Photo submitted)
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Pictures For santa

Artists of all ages, gather up your art and craft supplies. The…

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Parts of the Eagle Builders Centre in Blackfalds is now open to the public. (Contributed photo)
Parts of the Eagle Builders Centre in Blackfalds is now open to the public. (Contributed photo)
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Alberta wildlife artist featured at Lacombe Memorial Centre all month

This month the work of Alberta based, wildlife artist, A.J. McCoy will…

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Dan Stol threw the first rock of the Lacombe Senior’s Bonspiel in honour of his father, John Stol. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

John Stol honoured at Lacombe bonspiel

The Lacombe Curling Club honoured a long time member during the Lacombe…

Dan Stol threw the first rock of the Lacombe Senior’s Bonspiel in honour of his father, John Stol. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Bentley Municipal Library is asking the County of Lacombe and Bentley residents for input on the library’s plan of service for the next five years. (Photo submitted)
The Bentley Municipal Library is asking the County of Lacombe and Bentley residents for input on the library’s plan of service for the next five years. (Photo submitted)
The Blackfalds Christmas Bureau is challenging local businesses to get involved, get vocal and challenge others this year. (Black press file photo)

Blackfalds Xmas Challenge on the horizon

Businesses battle it out for greater good and donations

The Blackfalds Christmas Bureau is challenging local businesses to get involved, get vocal and challenge others this year. (Black press file photo)
Madame Anna Guérin. (Photo/legion.ca)

2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Remembrance Poppy in Canada

Madame Anna Guérin, later christened “The Poppy Lady from France,” inspired by…

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Madame Anna Guérin. (Photo/legion.ca)
Marching south in front of Adelphi/Lacombe Hotel (Photo submitted)

Military Parade –

Marching south in front of Adelphi/Lacombe Hotel (Photo submitted)

Marching south in front of Adelphi/Lacombe Hotel (Photo submitted)
Family and loved ones paid respects laying wreaths at the Lacombe Cenotaph in honour of those who have served and are currently serving in Canada’s Military. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lest We Forget

Lacombe Remembrance Day Service

Family and loved ones paid respects laying wreaths at the Lacombe Cenotaph in honour of those who have served and are currently serving in Canada’s Military. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)