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Cops, Pops and Pizza in Lacombe raises $1,700 for Special Olympics Alberta

Annual event part of national Law Enforcement Torch Run campaign

AHS: Albertans reminded to be food safe this holiday season

Important to wash your hands often and prepare foods properly to reduce risk of food-borne illness

City of Lacombe installs new skating rink at LMC

Lacombe residents can now skate among the LMC Christmas lights

Blackfalds RCMP officer’s firearm discharged in struggle

Red Deer and Sylvan Lake RCMP assist after police vehicle stolen

Blackfalds RCMP officer’s firearm discharged in struggle

Red Deer and Sylvan Lake RCMP assist after police vehicle stolen

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Wolf Creek Public Schools board meeting – Nov. 29, 2019

Central office reduced 6 positions, added 1, reduced operational budgets

Town of Blackfalds proposes 1% tax increase

1% increase will see a $23 per year increase for an average house valued at $286,000

City of Lacombe passes revised 2020 Operating Budget

Average house valued at $380,000 will see an increase of $30.10 for the year

City of Lacombe council highlights – Dec. 9, 2019

The next scheduled council meetings is Jan. 13, 2020, at 5 p.m.

AHS: Spread joy, not germs: stay healthy this holiday season

More than 660 cases of influenza have been confirmed in Alberta

Red Deer-Lacombe MP, other Conservative MPs meet with AB justice minister

Calkins said the justice system is a revolving door for criminals targeting rural areas

Sylvan Lake woman charged with fraud over $500,000

Rimbey RCMP launched an investigation in July 2019 with the suspect turning herself in on Aug. 30

Lacombe Council adjusts tax rate to 1% after provincial cuts to LPS, FCSS

Council also deferred the hiring of a asset manager for the City

Lacombe FCSS forced to scale back programming

Alberta Ministry of Children’s Services announced the termination of a number of programs

Online ‘direct threats’ lead to cancellation of school dance in Blackfalds

Threats resulted from Grade 4 social studies class discussing energy sector

Blackfalds RCMP warn of poor driving conditions on QEII

Vehicles have been involved in collisions and are in the ditch

MP Blaine Calkins: Alberta left behind in Speech from the Throne

Liberal course does nothing for Alberta economy, crime