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‘Hey Doreen!’ becomes the latest mural in Lacombe

Digitally created mural features Nanton Street in 1949

WATCH: Robotics Mentor gives prestigious personal award to LCHS

Warren Kreway won the Woody Flowers Award for mentorship last May

Ponoka County fire crews handle second baler fire in 12 hours

Fire crews handled a baler fire just west of Gull Lake

Habitat for Humanity to host public information session for upcoming homeownership opportunity

Habitat for Humanity Red Deer has an existing home coming available in Lacombe

Recreational cannabis consumption in Lacombe

‘Users can only consume cannabis on private property,’ - Chief Administrative Officer Matthew Goudy

Blackfalds Northwest Area Master Stormwater Management Plan receives support from City of Lacombe

The City of Lacombe is satisfied that the Town of Blackfalds has addressed potential impacts

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Ground-breaking ceromony held for Charis Village Seniors Housing project
AHS breaks ground on new Lacombe Community Health Centre

WCPS uses cannabis legislation to fully review drug, alcohol and tobacco policies

Cannabis is not permitted in schools; WCPS focused on providing education and support

Lacombe County Council Highlights – Oct. 11, 2018

Lacombe County held a regular meeting of Council

Rocky Mountain House RCMP and emergency crews respond to injured hiker

Teen rescued by emergency crews near Rocky Mountain House

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Policies for “fitness to work” needed in new cannabis-friendly world

Instead of a drug and alcohol policy, businesses should consider a fit for work policy

Lacombe County Community Standards bylaw amended ahead of cannabis legislation

Smoking or vaping cannabis products on any public places in Lacombe County will be prohibited

Darrell Paulovich remembered after accident claims his life

A tragic accident claimed the life of a rodeo advocate over the weekend

CP Holiday train coming to Blackfalds and Lacombe Dec. 9

2018 CP Holiday Train celebrates 20 years of collecting food and raising funds for local food banks

UPDATE: Man dies in fiery multi-vehicle collision near Ponoka

Icy roads considered a factor in a serious three-vehicle collision on Highway 2

Wind warning in effect

Winds expected in excess of 90 km/h

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Town of Blackfalds holds public meeting on Plus 55 housing

Residents provided feedback on amenities needed at potential development

WATCH: Ground-breaking ceromony held for Charis Village Seniors Housing project

$22 million development will include 10 duplexes and 46-unit complex

Stettler County declares region an agricultural disaster area

‘These guys need help.’: Coun. James Nibourg