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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)
A jersey ceremony was held March 10 at the Ponoka Arena Complex for former Ponoka players Sam Neath and Levi Busat. Number 12 was Busat’s number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Memorial jersey ceremony held for two Ponoka players

The Ponoka Minor Hockey Association held a memorial jersey ceremony on March…

A jersey ceremony was held March 10 at the Ponoka Arena Complex for former Ponoka players Sam Neath and Levi Busat. Number 12 was Busat’s number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
The Lacombe Farmer’s Horse Sale, held in mid-March from 1925 to 1950 drew buyers from as far away as Ontario. It was the highlight of the month for locals as the number of vehicles in this 1938 photo shows. Archival Image LDHS 93.1.91 (Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

The Lacombe Farmer’s Horse Sale, held in mid-March from 1925 to 1950…

The Lacombe Farmer’s Horse Sale, held in mid-March from 1925 to 1950 drew buyers from as far away as Ontario. It was the highlight of the month for locals as the number of vehicles in this 1938 photo shows. Archival Image LDHS 93.1.91 (Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)
An ariel view of Lacombe in August 2000. (Archival image LDHS 99.1.30. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact LDHS directly with questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com)

Lacome looks back

An ariel view of Lacombe in August 2000. (Archival image LDHS 99.1.30.…

  • Feb 10, 2022
An ariel view of Lacombe in August 2000. (Archival image LDHS 99.1.30. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact LDHS directly with questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com)
Supporters stopped along Highway 2 on Feb. 5, 2022 as a slow roll convoy made their way from Calgary to Edmonton. The convoy was part of a larger protest against COVID-19 mandates that took place in Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto and Quebec.

Convoy against mandates

Supporters stopped along Highway 2 on Feb. 5, 2022 as a slow…

Supporters stopped along Highway 2 on Feb. 5, 2022 as a slow roll convoy made their way from Calgary to Edmonton. The convoy was part of a larger protest against COVID-19 mandates that took place in Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto and Quebec.
(Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rally held in Lacombe against COVID-19 mandates

Residents lined the streets of Lacombe on Jan. 29, 2022 in support…

  • Jan 29, 2022
(Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Lacombe hockey team - Midget Female Provincial Champions, 2006. No names, residents are asked to email photygraffs@gmail.com if you can help. Questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com. (Archival Image - LDHS 2018.18.1b, supplied by the Lacombe & District Historical Society)

Lacombe looks back

Lacombe hockey team - Midget Female Provincial Champions, 2006. No names, residents…

  • Jan 27, 2022
Lacombe hockey team - Midget Female Provincial Champions, 2006. No names, residents are asked to email photygraffs@gmail.com if you can help. Questions or comments www.lacombemuseum.com. (Archival Image - LDHS 2018.18.1b, supplied by the Lacombe & District Historical Society)
Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)

Lacombe looks back

Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)

Alix Maple Leafs Hockey Team accepting trophy, year unknown. (Submitted)
Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)

Lacombe Express 2021 photos in review

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted) Minor hockey players…

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)
Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)

Lacombe Express photos in review

Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st…

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)
(Submitted)

Pictures for Santa

Grade 2 students from Ecole J.S. McCormick in Lacombe got creative this…

(Submitted)
Cliff Carson, selling Christmas Trees for the Lacombe Rockets hockey team. Dec. 14, 1961. Small trees were $1.50, medium trees were $2.00 and large trees were $3.00. (Submitted)

Lacombe Looks Back

Cliff Carson, selling Christmas Trees for the Lacombe Rockets hockey team. Dec.…

Cliff Carson, selling Christmas Trees for the Lacombe Rockets hockey team. Dec. 14, 1961. Small trees were $1.50, medium trees were $2.00 and large trees were $3.00. (Submitted)
This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Dec. 7, 2021. Crowds were entertained by local carolers, chorus groups, Flashback Freddie and Randi Boulton. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Rotary Carol Festival

This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe…

This year the Rotary Carol Festival was held outside at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Dec. 7, 2021. Crowds were entertained by local carolers, chorus groups, Flashback Freddie and Randi Boulton. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)