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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)
(AJ McCoy)

Alberta wildlife artist featured at Lacombe Memorial Centre all month

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

(AJ McCoy)
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…

  • Nov 11, 2021
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)
Thank you to all of those who have served and are still serving in all branches of the Canadian Military. Lest We Forget. (Christi Albers-Manicke)

Flags of Remembrance

Thank you to all of those who have served and are still…

Thank you to all of those who have served and are still serving in all branches of the Canadian Military. Lest We Forget. (Christi Albers-Manicke)
John Kirbyson

John Kirbyson

John Kirbyson, son of John and Vicky Kirbyson of Lacombe, served in…

  • Nov 11, 2021
John Kirbyson

Keith A. Miller

15 Battery (heavy) 3rd Coast Brigade, R.C.A. North Atlantic (Newfoundland) 1940-1945 Private…

L/CPL. Paul Ajas

Enlisted 1940 - 1945 A member of the Canadian Highlanders in the…

  • Nov 11, 2021
Flying Officer and WWII Hero Graham Kite. (Photo submitted)

Graham Kite

Flying Officer and WWII Hero. Royal Canadian Airforce (RCAF) Bomber Command No.…

Flying Officer and WWII Hero Graham Kite. (Photo submitted)
(Photo and caption submitted by Donna Hunter)

George Brown

George Brown, born in Edinburgh, Scotland came to Toronto, Canada and enlisted…

(Photo and caption submitted by Donna Hunter)
F. Muir Adair (Photo submitted)

F. Muir Adair

F. Muir Adair served during World War 2, he was a Flight…

F. Muir Adair (Photo submitted)
Jeremiah Thomas Ryan (Photo submitted)

Jeremiah Thomas Ryan

Sergeant, Cape Breton Highlanders Served in Holland 1939-1945 Stars- Italy , France…

Jeremiah Thomas Ryan (Photo submitted)