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City of Lacombe reminds residents to tend to their property

Maintaining clean, safe neighbourhoods in Lacombe

City of Lacombe Council Highlights – Aug. 13, 2018

The City of Lacombe held a regular meeting of meeting of Council

Ponoka RCMP arrest man after setting shed on fire

The man used an axe to destroy a shed before setting it on fire

Lacombe Chamber announces scholarship winners

Andrew and Carter have shown commitment to the community

City of Lacombe to build Henner’s Pond Stormwater Outlet to Wolf Creek

Public is invited to attend a public information session for this upcoming project on August 23

The Dragonfly Children’s Healing Centre set to open next month

Expanded programming will broaden scope of The Outreach Centre’s work

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Gord Bamford Foundation Charity Gala brings the stars to Central Alberta
Bug Jamboree at Ellis Bird Farm

What’s Up Wednesday – August 15th, 2018

Tune in to What’s Up Wednesday, with hosts Carlie Connolly, Todd Vaughan and Mark Weber

Ponoka RCMP seek arrest warrants in Hammy’s Liquor armed robbery

The armed robbery occurred with a knife on Aug. 11 and one suspect was caught shortly after

Lacombe County Highlights – Aug. 9th, 2018

Highlights of the regular council meeting August 9, 2018

Harvest safety reminders from Lacombe County

Harvest season is busy and can be stressful. Pay close attention to fatigue, drowsiness and illness

Blackfalds RCMP warns of ‘repo’ scammers

Blackfalds RCMP responds to two males attempting to steal utility vehicle

Ponoka Traffic Unit investigate scooter incident

A motorcyclist appears to have lost control of her Suzuki scooter on Highway 2 north of Ponoka

City looking to invest $750,000 into Lacombe Market Square

First reading of bylaw given to help bridge the gap between developers

Lacombe Council passes second reading of cannabis bylaw

Public hearing sees opposition to bylaw; third reading coming Sept. 10th

WATCH: Ellis Bird Farm hosts annual Bug Jamboree

Visitors enjoyed getting up close and personal with butterflies, beetles and bees

Civil Air Search and Rescue Association hosts exercise at Red Deer Airport

Crews from all over Western Canada come out to coordinate rescue efforts

Lacombe County Council approves use of ditches for livestock grazing

Lacombe County residents may use roadsides to graze for the remainder of the 2018 season

Town of Blackfalds issues fire ban

Due to the extreme dry, hot conditions, the Town of Blackfalds has issued a Fire Ban.

Fire ban issued for Lacombe County

Lacombe County will issue no new fire permits or fireworks permits

WATCH: What’s Up Wednesday – August 8th, 2018

What’s Up Wednesday has gone regional. Tune in for the week’s most talked about Central Alberta news.