Lacombe

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace Oct. 4, 2021. The 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery with musical support from the Royal Canadian Artillery Band (Full Mount) and the Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount. (Changingtheguard)

Lacombe soldier assumes Queen’s Guard duties in England

Canadian artillery soldiers assume Queen’s Guard duties in England

  • Oct 13, 2021

 

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Embrace Lacombe hosting Business Growth Program

Part of Small Business Week

  • Oct 12, 2021

 

A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image)

Contract awarded for construction of new Blackfalds high school

A contract has been awarded for the construction of a new Blackfalds…

 

Effective immediately, the Outpatient Laboratory in Lacombe will no longer be accepting walk-in patients. All patients will require an appointment for lab work, including regular blood work, until staffing levels stabilize. (File photo)

Outpatient Laboratory in Lacombe no longer accepting walk-ins

Changes at Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre due to unstable staffing levels

  • Oct 4, 2021
Effective immediately, the Outpatient Laboratory in Lacombe will no longer be accepting walk-in patients. All patients will require an appointment for lab work, including regular blood work, until staffing levels stabilize. (File photo)
A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image).

Contract awarded for construction of new Blackfalds high school

A contract has been awarded for the construction of a new Blackfalds…

A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image).
Past production, The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby, penned by Norm Foster. The Cow Patti Teatre Company returns for another year in November. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Cow Patti theatre company celebrates 25th year

Returns to the stage in November

  • Sep 29, 2021
Past production, The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby, penned by Norm Foster. The Cow Patti Teatre Company returns for another year in November. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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)
Don Gullekson (submitted)

Meet the candidate: Don Gullekson

City Councillor

  • Sep 24, 2021
Don Gullekson (submitted)
Wayne Armishaw (File photo)

Meet the candidate: Wayne Armishaw

City Councillor

  • Sep 24, 2021
Wayne Armishaw (File photo)
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)
The Flatiron Gallery will celebrate it’s grand opening Sept 25 and 26 as part of the Culture & Harvest Festival. (Photo submitted)

Flatiron Gallery opens this weekend

Part of the Culture & Harvest Festival

  • Sep 22, 2021
The Flatiron Gallery will celebrate it’s grand opening Sept 25 and 26 as part of the Culture & Harvest Festival. (Photo submitted)
NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)

NDP candidate Tanya Heyden-Kaye has second-highest vote count

BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA Tanya Heyden-Kaye of Ponoka, candidate for the New…

NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)
Conservative Blaine Calkins was re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe. (Photo contributed)

Calkins re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe

Conservatives retain Red Deer seat

Conservative Blaine Calkins was re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe. (Photo contributed)

City of Lacombe implements COVID measures at facilities

Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency

  • Sep 20, 2021
From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O’Toole (Conservative). From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)

CANADA VOTES: Polls now open in country’s 2021 federal snap election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O’Toole (Conservative). From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)
town of blackfalds

Blackfalds not implementing Alberta’s vaccine program

The Town of Blackfalds has chosen not to move forward with the…

town of blackfalds
Blaine Calkins, CPC

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (CPC)

Blaine Calkins, CPC Current occupation: Licensed Medical Laboratory Technologist What are the…

  • Sep 14, 2021
Blaine Calkins, CPC
Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada.
Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Lacombe cancels election forum

The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce has cancelled the federal election…

  • Sep 12, 2021
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
Vancouver Island Health Authority dealing with surge of vaccination requests following measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. (Black Press Media file photo)

Lacombe doctors plead with residents to get vaccinated

Lacombe hospital emergency room “inundated,” say physicians

Vancouver Island Health Authority dealing with surge of vaccination requests following measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. (Black Press Media file photo)