Lacombe

Zak Robinson, Nick Robinson, Kalle Jevne and Brian Bargholz will be offering the public demonstrations. (Chevi Rabbit/Blackpress Media)

Tradtional blacksmithing demos at Lacombe Days

See live blacksmithing demonstrations until 4:30 p.m. today

 

Ross Drummond, along with his family accepts the keys to the Red Deer Hospital Lottery Dream Home from Bill Robinson of Sorento Homes and Manon Therriault, CEO of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Foundation. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Dream home Lacombe winner receives keys

The Mega Bucks 50 raffle reached its highest jackpot ever at $822,950

  • Jul 23, 2021

 

Trains are allowed to go 80 km/h, in the City of Lacombe, which many feel is too fast. The city has a laundry list of issues with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Lacombe frustrated with rail company foot dragging

Lack of information following derailment and cluttered right-of-way among issues frustrating council

 

A youth was arrested by Yellowknife RCMP for aggravated assault. file photo

Lacombe man arrested in alleged carjacking

Quinten Meyer of Lacombe is charged with armed robbery, flight from police

A youth was arrested by Yellowknife RCMP for aggravated assault. file photo
Blindman Brewing, of Lacombe, was established in 2014, and continues to look for ways to be more sustainable. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta brewery focuses on sustainability

‘We’re moving forward pretty quickly and excited about it.’

Blindman Brewing, of Lacombe, was established in 2014, and continues to look for ways to be more sustainable. (Photo contributed)
Lacombe Days is back, and runs July 23 to 25. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Lacombe Days is back, and runs July 23 to 25. (File photo by Black Press news services)
The Lacombe Athletic Park Association (LAPA) has announced that the first phase of its expansion project at MEGlobal Athletic Park is complete. (Contributed)
The Lacombe Athletic Park Association (LAPA) has announced that the first phase of its expansion project at MEGlobal Athletic Park is complete. (Contributed)
(Black Press file photo)

Joint agency traffic operation nets impaired driving arrest

Traffic enforcement conducted in Ponoka County, Morningside, Lacombe

  • Jun 25, 2021
(Black Press file photo)
Photo Courtesy: Echo Lacombe Association logo.

Lacombe City Council supports Echo Lacombe with location for pilot program

Echo Lacombe Association will run a pilot propgram on food rescue until November, 1, 2021

Photo Courtesy: Echo Lacombe Association logo.
Students at the Alternative School Centre in Red Deer had access to snacks and take-out options when classes were being held in-person. ABW paid for these items. (Photo contributed)

From winter clothing to lunches: A Better World is helping students in central Alberta

Student Wellbeing Program offers meals and food hampers

  • Jun 4, 2021
Students at the Alternative School Centre in Red Deer had access to snacks and take-out options when classes were being held in-person. ABW paid for these items. (Photo contributed)
The Lacombe Fire Department responded to a power pole fire on the C&E Trail. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)

Controlled burn along Hwy. 2A in Lacombe

Lacombe Fire Department, CP, conducting controlled burn May 30

  • May 28, 2021
The Lacombe Fire Department responded to a power pole fire on the C&E Trail. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)
UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr. (File photo)

MLA Ron Orr: Benchmarks were achieved but goalposts were moved

Orr responds to concerns, calls on province to fully open Step 2

UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr. (File photo)
Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)

Central Alberta Bucs vs. Red Deer Titans in ‘Winter Blood Fest’ challenge

Two teams face off to see which club can donate the most units of blood

Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)
Lifting up Lacombe through grants, apps, training and more!

Lifting up Lacombe through grants, apps, training and more!

Local groups connect businesses and community members for a thriving Lacombe

  • Sep 28, 2020
Lifting up Lacombe through grants, apps, training and more!
Found Aircraft Company ‘Bush Hawk.’ Photo by Perry Wilson

Missionary plane dedicated at Lacombe airport

MiracleAir flies humanitarian missions to Nicaragua

Found Aircraft Company ‘Bush Hawk.’ Photo by Perry Wilson
Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson

Missionary plane dedicated at Ponoka, Lacombe airports

MiracleAir flies humanitarian missions to Nicaragua

Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson
Sculpture represents friendship between Plains Cree people and Lacombe

Sculpture represents friendship between Plains Cree people and Lacombe

Ponoka-area students spend summer welding College Avenue sculpture

  • Aug 28, 2020
Sculpture represents friendship between Plains Cree people and Lacombe
Buy-Low Foods marks its grand opening in Blackfalds July 15.

7 ways to save at your newest Blackfalds grocer!

Selection and service are key at Buy-Low Foods, but so are savings

  • Aug 17, 2020
Buy-Low Foods marks its grand opening in Blackfalds July 15.
Central Alberta crime spree ends with arrest in Erskine

Central Alberta crime spree ends with arrest in Erskine

Blackfalds and Stettler RCMP make arrest, assisted by Lacombe and Sylvan Lake

Central Alberta crime spree ends with arrest in Erskine
Daytrippin’ in Lacombe

Daytrippin’ in Lacombe

Discover a vibrant, family-friendly destination, with historic streets and modern amenities

  • Aug 11, 2020
Daytrippin’ in Lacombe