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

Lacombe Express photos in review

Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st…

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)
Lights on a Christmas tree may seem like a relatively recent phenomenon. (Lacombe Express)

Sparkling origins of Christmas lights

Lights on a Christmas tree may seem like a relatively recent phenomenon,…

Lights on a Christmas tree may seem like a relatively recent phenomenon. (Lacombe Express)
Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted).

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe year in review

The year in review for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe and…

Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted).
Santa Claus breakfast Dec 2021 Photo: Jennifer Small

Santa around the world

Krampus Krampus is hairy with cloven hooves, usually brown or black, and…

Santa Claus breakfast Dec 2021 Photo: Jennifer Small

Holiday recipes

Spiced Yogurt Muffins (Yield: 50 servings) 6 1⁄2 cups Dannon plain fat-free…

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Christmas carol origins

Jingle Bells The popular Christmas carol “Jingle Bells” has an interesting history…

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Pictures for Santa

Grade 2 students from Ecole J.S. McCormick in Lacombe got creative this…

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Lacombe Big Brothers Big Sisters Kindness Campaign has exceptional wrap up

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe and District (BBBS) has wrapped up…

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Cliff Carson, selling Christmas Trees for the Lacombe Rockets hockey team. Dec. 14, 1961. Small trees were $1.50, medium trees were $2.00 and large trees were $3.00. (Submitted)

Lacombe Looks Back

Cliff Carson, selling Christmas Trees for the Lacombe Rockets hockey team. Dec.…

Cliff Carson, selling Christmas Trees for the Lacombe Rockets hockey team. Dec. 14, 1961. Small trees were $1.50, medium trees were $2.00 and large trees were $3.00. (Submitted)
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Attic discovery at museum

A discovery at the the Lacombe & District Historical Society (LDHS) earlier…

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On Dec. 11, the Lacombe Big Brothers Big Sisters and Lacombe & District MADD Chapter held their annual Charity Checkstop. $4,968.68 in cash was collected, along with a truck load of toys for Santa’s Anonymous and several pounds of food for the Food Bank. (Submitted)

Charity Checkstop

On Dec. 11, the Lacombe Big Brothers Big Sisters and Lacombe &…

On Dec. 11, the Lacombe Big Brothers Big Sisters and Lacombe & District MADD Chapter held their annual Charity Checkstop. $4,968.68 in cash was collected, along with a truck load of toys for Santa’s Anonymous and several pounds of food for the Food Bank. (Submitted)
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…

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)
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…

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)
Dennis Pregoda’s collection of International crawler dozers has been sold to Albert Jensen of Drumheller, AB, who now has around 100 pieces of equipment from the now defunct company. (Photo submitted)

Rimbey man sells off International dozer collection

In today’s day and age, adults find themselves in a world with…

Dennis Pregoda’s collection of International crawler dozers has been sold to Albert Jensen of Drumheller, AB, who now has around 100 pieces of equipment from the now defunct company. (Photo submitted)

Crestomere 4-H Multi Club report

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

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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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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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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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