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Alison and Randy Patton are the new owners of the Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

New owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire looking to be big part of the community

Randy and Alison Patton are the new owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire

The Cascadian Dark Ale won silver in the American Style Black Ale category. The ale is a core draft beer at Blindman Brewing and isn’t available in cans, yet. This particular can was a “super limited release” back in May 2020. Photo take from @blindmanbrewery

Blindman Brewery wins three awards at national competition

The Lacombe-based brewery won two silvers and a bronze at the annual Canadian Brewing Awards

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)
Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Many businesses are changing their business models or offering services in a new way

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak
How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis

How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis

Several local stores announce ‘Golden Hour’ shopping times

How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis
The Echo Lacombe Association donated to the construction of the Worlds Largest Fishing Lure. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Echo Lacombe Association donated to the construction of the Worlds Largest Fishing Lure. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Lacombe Flying Club President Jon From said it was honour for the Club to be nominated for 2019 Non-Profit of the Year by the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Lacombe Flying Club President Jon From said it was honour for the Club to be nominated for 2019 Non-Profit of the Year by the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Lacombe Performing Arts Centre Foundation celebrated the opening of their new facility earlier this year along with the community. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)
The Lacombe Performing Arts Centre Foundation celebrated the opening of their new facility earlier this year along with the community. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)
Angelique Hand, executive director of Lacombe Regional Tourism was excited to hear they have been nominated for Non-profit of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Angelique Hand, executive director of Lacombe Regional Tourism was excited to hear they have been nominated for Non-profit of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Tyler and Deanna Nowochin and their business Nowco Home Hardware have been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Tyler and Deanna Nowochin and their business Nowco Home Hardware have been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
D&M Concrete Products has been in business since 1979 and was recently nominated for Large Business of the Year at the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Awards. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: D&M Concrete, part of Lacombe since 1979

Family business up for Large Business of the Year

D&M Concrete Products has been in business since 1979 and was recently nominated for Large Business of the Year at the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Awards. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Craig Darrell, president of L.A. Design Centre, was humbled to be nominated alongside Soapy’s Car Wash and L.A. Liquor for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Craig Darrell, president of L.A. Design Centre, was humbled to be nominated alongside Soapy’s Car Wash and L.A. Liquor for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Co-owner Tank Montana and Manager Torie Goings stood proudly in front of LA Liquor’s wide selection of wines. The business has been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: LA Liquor prides itself of wine selection, local craft beer

Owner says they will continue to support community which has supported them

Co-owner Tank Montana and Manager Torie Goings stood proudly in front of LA Liquor’s wide selection of wines. The business has been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Soapy’s Car Wash was nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award for the third time. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Soapy’s Car Wash was nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award for the third time. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Jason Lunn has been named the Citizen of the Year and will be presented his award the 2019 Business and Community Awards Gala on Oct. 26. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Citizen of the Year Jason Lunn looking to create a better community

Lunn continues to donate time to Kinsmen, LAPA, the Lacombe Health Trust and Lacombe Minor Football

Jason Lunn has been named the Citizen of the Year and will be presented his award the 2019 Business and Community Awards Gala on Oct. 26. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Reuben, Rachel, Linda and Ed Kraay have won the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Farm Family of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Reuben, Rachel, Linda and Ed Kraay have won the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Farm Family of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Don and Marianne Gustafson recently won the 2019 Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Spirit of volunteerism defines Lacombe Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Don and Marianne Gustafson have been volunteering in the community for decades

Don and Marianne Gustafson recently won the 2019 Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Cilantro and Chive continues to shine in Lacombe
SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Cilantro and Chive continues to shine in Lacombe
(Photo Courtesy Renmill.com)
(Photo Courtesy Renmill.com)