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Different color roses say different things, meaning Valentine’s Day celebrants can find a rose to convey any message they hope to send this February 14. (Metro)

Sentiments that the colors of roses are meant to convey

Roses are a popular gift on Valentine’s Day. When accompanied by a…

  • Feb 14, 2022
Different color roses say different things, meaning Valentine’s Day celebrants can find a rose to convey any message they hope to send this February 14. (Metro)
An ariel view of Lacombe in August 2000. (Archival image LDHS 99.1.30. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact LDHS directly with questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com)

Lacome looks back

An ariel view of Lacombe in August 2000. (Archival image LDHS 99.1.30.…

  • Feb 10, 2022
An ariel view of Lacombe in August 2000. (Archival image LDHS 99.1.30. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact LDHS directly with questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com)
Left to right, Arnie MacAskill, Joe Sampson, Ed Pangle and Dwight Baird presented Al Cameron, founder of the Veterans Voices of Canada with a cheque for $3,500 for the Flags of Remembrance. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Flags of Remembrance donation

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 79 in Lacombe made a donation…

Left to right, Arnie MacAskill, Joe Sampson, Ed Pangle and Dwight Baird presented Al Cameron, founder of the Veterans Voices of Canada with a cheque for $3,500 for the Flags of Remembrance. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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Love tokens

Send your special someone a little love token in the Lacombe Express.…

  • Feb 3, 2022
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Bentley author tells all about writing thrillers

By Samuel Donnelly For the Lacombe Express Fiction is filled with compelling…

  • Jan 28, 2022
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Gaming for the good of animals

Gamers, this is your call of duty, gather your league of legends…

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Lacombe hockey team - Midget Female Provincial Champions, 2006. No names, residents are asked to email photygraffs@gmail.com if you can help. Questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com. (Archival Image - LDHS 2018.18.1b, supplied by the Lacombe & District Historical Society)

Lacombe looks back

Lacombe hockey team - Midget Female Provincial Champions, 2006. No names, residents…

  • Jan 27, 2022
Lacombe hockey team - Midget Female Provincial Champions, 2006. No names, residents are asked to email photygraffs@gmail.com if you can help. Questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com. (Archival Image - LDHS 2018.18.1b, supplied by the Lacombe & District Historical Society)
The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)

QUIZ: Celebrating the joy of reading

Family Literacy Day in Canada is held each year on Jan. 27.

The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)
Lacombe & District FCSS wants to prinkle Lacombe with kindness throughout the month of February.(Submitted)
Lacombe & District FCSS wants to prinkle Lacombe with kindness throughout the month of February.(Submitted)
This will be the sixth year of the Jake Saufert Annual Memorial Ice Fishing Derby, organized in his memory. (Submitted)

Sixth year of the Jake Saufert fishing derby

Raising awareness and funds for mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

This will be the sixth year of the Jake Saufert Annual Memorial Ice Fishing Derby, organized in his memory. (Submitted)
The Betty White Challenge wrapped up Jan. 17, people were encouraged to donate to their local animal shelter or rescue on the actress and comedian’s birthday. Funds raised will go towards caring for animals like Mike Junior at Whisker Rescue. (Submitted)
The Betty White Challenge wrapped up Jan. 17, people were encouraged to donate to their local animal shelter or rescue on the actress and comedian’s birthday. Funds raised will go towards caring for animals like Mike Junior at Whisker Rescue. (Submitted)
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The Broom Tree meets new challenges, opportunities after two years of operation

By Sam Donnelly For Sylvan Lake News The Broom Tree Foundation, a…

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Lacombe Composite High School student Brianna Ericson received a grant for A Better World for her volunteer work and leadership in the community in 2021. (Photo courtesy of A Better World)

Awards and scholarships at Lacombe Composite High School

Alexander Rutherford Scholarships: Graduates of 2021 Nobiel Arsenal, Isabelle Bourque, Mackenzie Caddy,…

  • Jan 12, 2022
Lacombe Composite High School student Brianna Ericson received a grant for A Better World for her volunteer work and leadership in the community in 2021. (Photo courtesy of A Better World)
Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)

Lacombe looks back

Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)

Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)
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Rural Crime Prevention Community Safety Training

The Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention (CMNCP) is offering a virtual…

  • Jan 9, 2022
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Local chocolatier, Edna MacLeod helped deliver $764 to the Lacombe Food Bank on Jan. 7.(Submitted)

Sweet success for guest chef

Local chocolatier, Edna MacLeod served as the Burger of the Month Guest…

  • Jan 7, 2022
Local chocolatier, Edna MacLeod helped deliver $764 to the Lacombe Food Bank on Jan. 7.(Submitted)
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Bentley ice surface open

Bentley public works was busy over the holiday break preparing the new…

  • Jan 7, 2022
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Lacombe Recreation and Culture Grant deadline approaching

The deadline for the City of Lacombe’s Recreation and Culture Grant is…

  • Jan 5, 2022
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(Lacombe District Chamber of Commerce)
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Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)

Lacombe Express 2021 photos in review

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted) Minor hockey players…

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)