Lacombe Express Staff

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Blackfalds RCMP investigate fatal collision

Preliminary investigation revealed a south bound pickup truck collided with an eastbound car

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Blackfalds RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire in Lacombe County

On Nov. 4th, at about 11:30 p.m. an unoccupied holiday trailer was discovered on fire

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Blackfalds RCMP respond to fatal motorcycle crash

Blackfalds RCMP respond to fatal motorcycle crash

A collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup occurred Wednesday evening.

Blackfalds RCMP respond to fatal motorcycle crash
Pam Hansen/WCPS Board Chair

COLUMN: WCPS looking ahead and preparing for 2020-21 school year

‘We have wrapped up certainly an unprecedented and challenging school year’

Pam Hansen/WCPS Board Chair
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Trustee Hansen selected WCPS Board Chair, Henry selected Vice Chair

Hansen and Henry both previously served the past two school years as Chair and Vice Chair

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Lacombe County reminds residents of Fireworks Permit requirements

Fireworks permit is required if you wish to sell, purchase or set off fireworks

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Lacombe County to fully reopen office, public works building

Buildings will fully reopen to the public on Monday, June 22, 2020

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Betty Clark appointed WCPS assistant transportation manager

Betty Clark appointed WCPS assistant transportation manager

Transportation Manager Ron Rarick is very pleased to have Clark moving into her new role

Betty Clark appointed WCPS assistant transportation manager
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Lacombe County Reopens Sandy Point Beach for the season

Signage is posted at the beach outlining public health orders

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Highlights of the Lacombe County council meeting – May 28, 2020

Next Regular Council Meeting is June 11, 2020 - 9:00 a.m.

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The growing project that started in 1996 relies on agri-businesses and local farmers to help with the supply of crop inputs and do the actual field work. This year’s field is located at the corner of Aspelund and Woody Nook roads on the east side. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta Foodgrains Growing Project celebrates 25 years

120 acre canola crop was seeded on the May long weekend

The growing project that started in 1996 relies on agri-businesses and local farmers to help with the supply of crop inputs and do the actual field work. This year’s field is located at the corner of Aspelund and Woody Nook roads on the east side. (Photo submitted)
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Playgrounds and public washrooms facilities reopened in Lacombe County

County public washrooms are equipped with alcohol-based hand sanitizer

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Highlights of the Lacombe County council meeting – May 14, 2020

Next Regular Council Meeting is May 28, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

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Staff at Ellis Bird Farm are hoping to open within the next month. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Ellis Bird Farm ‘coping’ after COVID-19 leads to disappointing start to season

Executive Director hoping to open the farm within the next month

Staff at Ellis Bird Farm are hoping to open within the next month. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
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Lacombe County announces COVID-19 Relaunch Plan

Lacombe County urges everyone to continue following public health guidelines

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Lacombe County Council approves 2020 Final Budgets Tax Rates

County Council voted in favour of a 0% increase in municipal tax rates

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WCPS has donated funds to all the local food banks that serve its students and families, including the four nations across Maskwacis (Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation, and Samson Cree Nation). (Photo submitted by WCPS)

WCPS directs nutrition grant to support Food Banks, students and community

WCPS has donated funds to all the local food banks that serve its students and families

WCPS has donated funds to all the local food banks that serve its students and families, including the four nations across Maskwacis (Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation, and Samson Cree Nation). (Photo submitted by WCPS)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Blackfalds RCMP arrest male in stolen Handi-Van

One male is in police custody following his attempt to steal a Handi-Van from a seniors complex

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Alberta physician compensation

‘Doctors have agreed that, with the tough economic times, changes need to be made’

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ASIRT investigates Blackfalds shooting incident

ASIRT investigates Blackfalds shooting incident

ASIRT was directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting

ASIRT investigates Blackfalds shooting incident