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Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)

4 exciting acts on the big stage at this year’s Ponoka Stampede

This year’s entertainment acts are sure to bring Stampede goers to their…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)
Teddy Weir, Walter Weir, and May Wilson at Gull Lake in the 1930s. Swimming attire has certainly changed in the last 90 years. (Archival Image LDHS 2013.6.37. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact directly with questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

Teddy Weir, Walter Weir, and May Wilson at Gull Lake in the…

  • Jun 12, 2022
Teddy Weir, Walter Weir, and May Wilson at Gull Lake in the 1930s. Swimming attire has certainly changed in the last 90 years. (Archival Image LDHS 2013.6.37. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact directly with questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)
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Getting back to play during Lacombe Senior’s Week

Lacombe Seniors took part in a variety of activities throughout Senior’s Week…

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(Christi Albers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Endless finds at the Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol garage sale

Residents lined up for the Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol (GLNCOP)…

  • Jun 2, 2022
(Christi Albers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)
Nick Robinson and Lucas Bierens. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe’s historical sites open for summer

Lucas Bierens, back, and Nick Robinson, front at the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop…

  • May 24, 2022
Nick Robinson and Lucas Bierens. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Demolition of the Imperial Lumber Company building that stood where the BMO parking lot is now back in the 1970s. (Archival Image LDHS 2021.14.202. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments <a href="http://www.lacombemuseum.com/">www.lacombemuseum.com</a>)

Lacombe looks back

Demolition of the Imperial Lumber Company building that stood where the BMO…

  • May 15, 2022
Demolition of the Imperial Lumber Company building that stood where the BMO parking lot is now back in the 1970s. (Archival Image LDHS 2021.14.202. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments <a href="http://www.lacombemuseum.com/">www.lacombemuseum.com</a>)
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)

WCPS drivers move on to provincial bus road-e-o

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) had three contestants compete at the Local…

  • May 11, 2022
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gourly. Mr. Gourly owned a lumber yard on Barnett (50th) Avenue and built the Lakeside School and the first St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. (Archival Image LDHS 93.1.269 Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gourly. Mr. Gourly owned a lumber yard on…

  • May 1, 2022
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gourly. Mr. Gourly owned a lumber yard on Barnett (50th) Avenue and built the Lakeside School and the first St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. (Archival Image LDHS 93.1.269 Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)
Members of the Lacombe Police Service joined the councillors to tidy up Lacombe on April 26. (Submitted)

Lacombe gets a twenty-minute makeover

Lacombe councillors took part in a 20-minute makeover of Lacombe on April…

Members of the Lacombe Police Service joined the councillors to tidy up Lacombe on April 26. (Submitted)
Oliver Brewer at Brewer’s Beach, Gull lake with a fine fish catch. (Archival Image LDHS 2013.4.1. Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

Oliver Brewer at Brewer’s Beach, Gull lake with a fine fish catch.…

  • Apr 27, 2022
Oliver Brewer at Brewer’s Beach, Gull lake with a fine fish catch. (Archival Image LDHS 2013.4.1. Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2019 Naomi Akkermans, right, and Mackenzie Skeels, Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022. (Facebook/Ponoka Stampede)
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2019 Naomi Akkermans, right, and Mackenzie Skeels, Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022. (Facebook/Ponoka Stampede)
Gull Lake circa 1920. (Red Deer Archives P454)

Lacombe looks back

Gull Lake circa 1920. (Red Deer Archives P454)

  • Apr 16, 2022
Gull Lake circa 1920. (Red Deer Archives P454)
High seller “Japetto” sold for $55,000. (Kaylee-Jo Fawcett/Fawcett Photography)

High seller at Top Guns Horse Sales goes for $55k

Owner said it was a “record smashing” year

  • Apr 12, 2022
High seller “Japetto” sold for $55,000. (Kaylee-Jo Fawcett/Fawcett Photography)
Spring flooded street in Lacombe, year unknown. (Archival Image LDHS 90.1.473. Lacombe District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

Spring flooded street in Lacombe, year unknown. (Archival Image LDHS 90.1.473. Lacombe…

Spring flooded street in Lacombe, year unknown. (Archival Image LDHS 90.1.473. Lacombe District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)
With spring just around the corner we are going to be seeing street cleaning shortly. Here is the job 1960's style. (Archival Image LDHS 2021.1.177 Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

With spring just around the corner, we are going to be seeing…

  • Mar 20, 2022
With spring just around the corner we are going to be seeing street cleaning shortly. Here is the job 1960's style. (Archival Image LDHS 2021.1.177 Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com)
L-R: CAO Sandra Lund, Maddison Pearman, MLA Ron Orr and Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (Facebook/Town of Ponoka)

Olympic speedskater Maddison Pearman visits hometown

Pearman competed at World Cup Finals last week

L-R: CAO Sandra Lund, Maddison Pearman, MLA Ron Orr and Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (Facebook/Town of Ponoka)