Lacombe county

Blackfalds voters urged to get special ballots in

Blackfalds voters are being reminded to get their special ballots in by…

 

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)

That’s a wrap –

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)
Volunteer farmers work to harvest wheat during a previous Central Alberta Foodgrains Bank Project Harvest Day at a field just east of Lacombe. This Saturday their 26th harvest will take place east of Lacombe. (Advocate file photo)

Central Alberta growing project ready to harvest

26th year of helping the hungry

  • Sep 23, 2021
Volunteer farmers work to harvest wheat during a previous Central Alberta Foodgrains Bank Project Harvest Day at a field just east of Lacombe. This Saturday their 26th harvest will take place east of Lacombe. (Advocate file photo)
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Town of Blackfalds municipal candidates announced

Election day is Oct. 18

  • Sep 23, 2021
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Harvest safety reminders from Lacombe County

The dry, hot summer has led to an early kick-off of the harvest season

  • Aug 19, 2021
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Three calves were recently shot dead in Lacombe County near Mirror. (Photo from Facebook)

Calves shot and left for dead in central Alberta

Bashaw RCMP investigating three shootings

Three calves were recently shot dead in Lacombe County near Mirror. (Photo from Facebook)
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MP Blaine Calkins introduces bill to toughen up on rural crime

Mischief, damage to property on the rise in Ponoka County, Lacombe County

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Central Alberta researchers are innovators in agricultural sciences

David MacTaggart of Lacombe and Jessica Sperber of Ponoka awarded prestigious scholarship

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Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams

UPDATE: Owner found

Father and son found miniature horse while out for a walk at JJ Collett

Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams
The completed playground.

Morningside gets new playground

Project took two years to fundraise for

The completed playground.
The J.J. Collett natural area parking lot was recently barricaded and taped off by Alberta Parks staff in accordance with the province’s directive to close parks to vehicles across the province. Image: Facebook

Parking lot closed now at J.J. Collett

Natual area remains open, but vehicles not to be left at lot or nearby

The J.J. Collett natural area parking lot was recently barricaded and taped off by Alberta Parks staff in accordance with the province’s directive to close parks to vehicles across the province. Image: Facebook
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Lacombe County fire permit season begins March 1

Lacombe County reminds people that permit requests are free and easy to submit online

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Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan with Lacombe County entering final phase of project
Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan with Lacombe County entering final phase of project