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Memories of Lacombe Globe

Memories of Lacombe Globe

Community newspaper closes its doors

  • Jan 9, 2020
Memories of Lacombe Globe
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Loss of local news hard on the community

The Lacombe Express will continue to serve the community of Lacombe

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist

COLUMN: Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Public Library welcomes 2020

Registration for winter, spring childrens programs begins Jan. 6

Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist
Two strikes were held on Sept. 20 and 27, as the UN emergency climate summit took place on Sept. 23. Madelaine Picard joined both the protests happening in Prince Rupert and plans to come back as often as she can for Fridays for Future. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

Two strikes were held on Sept. 20 and 27, as the UN emergency climate summit took place on Sept. 23. Madelaine Picard joined both the protests happening in Prince Rupert and plans to come back as often as she can for Fridays for Future. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: 2020 can be the year we renew our bonds to one another

Respectful politicial disagreements a necessity to the future of Canada

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile

Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile

Alberta’s link to Canada’s most important medical discovery may not be well known, but it could be, says one expert

Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile
An example of a DNA collection test used at Any Lab Test Now on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

An example of a DNA collection test used at Any Lab Test Now on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr
UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr
Mary Poole/Library Columnist

COLUMN: Mary C. Moore Public Library in the holiday spirit

Library will be closed over the holidays on December 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27

Mary Poole/Library Columnist
Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist

COLUMN: STAR Catholic Board of Trustees wishes all a blessed and Merry Christmas

‘Though 2019 came with its share of challenges, it was very rewarding’

Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re: Clarity on changes to Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Nov 29, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re: Clarity on changes to Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Nov 29, 2019
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Canadians need to remember that compromise means everyone wins and loses

National unity is contingent on the ability for fair agreements in good faith

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
COLUMN: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr on Bill 22

COLUMN: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr on Bill 22

‘I’d like to take this opportunity to explain what actually happened’

COLUMN: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr on Bill 22
Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist

COLUMN: Mary C. Moore Library enters the holiday season

Library Film Series will be screening “Judy” on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m

Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist
VAUGHAN: Tax rate decreases are great until they’re not

VAUGHAN: Tax rate decreases are great until they’re not

Albertan municipalities like Lacombe could face tough realities with further provincial cuts

VAUGHAN: Tax rate decreases are great until they’re not
COLUMN: WCPS Board honouring budget commitments despite funding shortfall

COLUMN: WCPS Board honouring budget commitments despite funding shortfall

Budget means a significant and severe shortfall in funding for Wolf Creek Public Schools

COLUMN: WCPS Board honouring budget commitments despite funding shortfall
VAUGHAN: CTV’s Jessica Allen’s comments disrupt broader dialogue by stereotyping hockey players
VAUGHAN: CTV’s Jessica Allen’s comments disrupt broader dialogue by stereotyping hockey players
Mary Poole/Library Columnist
Mary Poole/Library Columnist
VAUGHAN: Cherry’s departure allows Canadians to deconstruct nationalist hockey myths

VAUGHAN: Cherry’s departure allows Canadians to deconstruct nationalist hockey myths

Punditry that reflects the diverse, inclusive nature of Canada needed to replace Grapes

VAUGHAN: Cherry’s departure allows Canadians to deconstruct nationalist hockey myths