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City of Lacombe candidates address issues in forum

Online forum was hosted Sept. 29

  • Sep 30, 2021
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Volunteers harvested 120 acres of canola just east of Lacombe, as part of their Foodgrains Bank, growing project on Sept. 26. This year the $115,000 from the canola crop sale will be matched 4 to 1 by the Canadian government. Money will be sent to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank in Winnipeg to help with food assistance internationally. (Photo submitted)

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Volunteers harvested 120 acres of canola just east of Lacombe, as part…

  • Sep 30, 2021
Volunteers harvested 120 acres of canola just east of Lacombe, as part of their Foodgrains Bank, growing project on Sept. 26. This year the $115,000 from the canola crop sale will be matched 4 to 1 by the Canadian government. Money will be sent to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank in Winnipeg to help with food assistance internationally. (Photo submitted)
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Central Alberta shelter has more work to do after clinic held in Ponoka

Saving Grace Animal Society says 120 cats still in need

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Red Deer EMS responded to a collision involving at least two vehicles Monday evening by Sorensen Station. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Fiery collision occurs in downtown Red Deer after suspected car jackings

A male suspect is also believed to have been involved in an armed car-jacking in the City of Lacombe

Red Deer EMS responded to a collision involving at least two vehicles Monday evening by Sorensen Station. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
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Lacombe City Council presented with 2022 Capital Budget

Includes 33 projects - anticipated cost of $10.77 million

  • Sep 29, 2021
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1,246 new COVID cases in Alberta

18 new deaths announced, including two in Red Deer

  • Sep 28, 2021
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Lacombe Chamber of Commerce hosting Election forum Sept. 29

Forum has been moved online

  • Sep 28, 2021
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Business owners say that they have received a. mixed bag of reactions following their decisions to go with Alberta’s REP program or not. (File photo)

Mixed reactions as local businesses navigate REP program

Not all customers are happy with new restrictions

  • Sep 27, 2021
Business owners say that they have received a. mixed bag of reactions following their decisions to go with Alberta’s REP program or not. (File photo)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
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City of Lacombe municipal candidates online

Election day will be Oct.18

  • Sep 27, 2021
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Jonathan Jacobson
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Meet the candidate: Jonathan Jacobson

City Councillor

  • Sep 27, 2021
Jonathan Jacobson
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Red Deer has 785 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)

Two more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer, as active cases rise slightly

Five of the 11 additional deaths reported Friday were in the Central zone

  • Sep 24, 2021
Red Deer has 785 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)
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Alberta RCMP charge two males for fraudulent cattle purchases across Alberta

A total of 19 animals were seized and identified through registered livestock brands.

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Ponoka RCMP investigate fatal hit and run in Lacombe County

Vehicle hits motorcyclist in distress as passersby attempt aid

  • Sep 24, 2021
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Cora Hoekstra. (File photo)

Meet the candidate: Cora Hoekstra

City Councillor

  • Sep 24, 2021
Cora Hoekstra. (File photo)
Rueben Konnik
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Meet the candidate: Rueben Konnik

City Councillor

  • Sep 24, 2021
Rueben Konnik
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Thalia Hibbs (Photo submitted)

Meet the candidate: Thalia Hibbs

City Councillor

  • Sep 24, 2021
Thalia Hibbs (Photo submitted)
Scott Dallas.
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Meet the candidate: Scott Dallas

City Councillor

  • Sep 24, 2021
Scott Dallas.
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