Todd Vaughan

Premier Jason Kenney and Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish was in Alberta to help introduce 1 gig Internet speeds too all of Shaw’s residential customers. (

Premier Jason Kenney in Lacombe to introduce rural Internet

Shaw to provide 1g Internet to all AB residential customers

Premier Jason Kenney and Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish was in Alberta to help introduce 1 gig Internet speeds too all of Shaw’s residential customers. (
Infrastructure Minister Prasad Panda, 1 Regional Water Services Commission Chair Brenda Knight and Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr were in Lacombe to announce a $8,522,800 regional water transmission line. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

AB Infrastructure Minister announces $8,522,800 regional water transmission line

Funding is covered jointly by the province, Ottawa and benefiting municipalities

Infrastructure Minister Prasad Panda, 1 Regional Water Services Commission Chair Brenda Knight and Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr were in Lacombe to announce a $8,522,800 regional water transmission line. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)

BOOK REVIEW: Lacombe author pens first novel “A Critical Human Error”

Barbara A. Glasier’s book touches on family, childhood innocence and redemption

Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)
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PODCAST: COVID-19 and the US Election

The Expert welcomes Burman University Political Scientist Marc Froese

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PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta Part 2

More insight into the Black Lives Matter movement of central Alberta

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Family and friends of the late Jim Boyd came out to a rededication the refurbished purple martin birdhouses he donated to Ellis Bird Farm. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Black Press Media)

Refurbished shelters a tribute to bird lover

Purple Martin birdhouse rededication highlights celebration

Family and friends of the late Jim Boyd came out to a rededication the refurbished purple martin birdhouses he donated to Ellis Bird Farm. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Black Press Media)
Lacombe Against Racism was a peaceful protest against systemic and overt discrimination in central Alberta and around the world. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Hundreds turn out for Lacombe Against Racism peaceful protest

Event held in solidarity with protests around the world

Lacombe Against Racism was a peaceful protest against systemic and overt discrimination in central Alberta and around the world. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Town of Blackfalds welcomed dignitaries, councillors, board members, AJHL team owners, and contractors as they broke ground this Friday on the $24.6M expansion of the arena and new library. (Photo submitted)

Town of Blackfalds breaks ground on new arena expansion and library

Project will include an additional ice surface

The Town of Blackfalds welcomed dignitaries, councillors, board members, AJHL team owners, and contractors as they broke ground this Friday on the $24.6M expansion of the arena and new library. (Photo submitted)
Lacombe man’s LOTTO 6/49 ticket wins $1,000,000 prize

Lacombe man’s LOTTO 6/49 ticket wins $1,000,000 prize

Lindholm said after he recalled using the ticket checker at the Mobile Gas at 5700 Highway 2A

Lacombe man’s LOTTO 6/49 ticket wins $1,000,000 prize
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Lacombe Police apprehend car thief after pursuit

Suspect vehicle backeded into LPS police cruiser causing significant damage

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The Kraay Family is planning to open Kraay Family Farms and the Lacombe Corn Maze on July 17. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Corn Maze expects to open July 17

Kraay Family Farm is scheduled to open July 17

The Kraay Family is planning to open Kraay Family Farms and the Lacombe Corn Maze on July 17. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Non-native Prussian carp are found in significant numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. The Gull Lake Water Society hopes to crimp the carp’s spread. (Contributed photo).

Test aims to keep Prussian carp out of Gull Lake

Geotubes theoretically trap carp eggs, allowing water to be pumped into the lake

Non-native Prussian carp are found in significant numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. The Gull Lake Water Society hopes to crimp the carp’s spread. (Contributed photo).
Non-native Prussian carp, which are closely related to goldfish, are being found in “significant” numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. (Contributed photo).

Experiment being conducted to keep Prussian Carp out of Gull Lake

Geotubes theoretically trap Carp eggs allowing water to be pumped into the lake

Non-native Prussian carp, which are closely related to goldfish, are being found in “significant” numbers in the Red Deer River and its tributaries. (Contributed photo).
Carolina Pannenbecker, 20, of Lacombe, holds up a sign that says, ‘White silence = violence” at an anti-racism protest in Innisfail. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

Peaceful protest against racism coming to Lacombe

Lacombe Against Racism coming to LMC park on June 19

Carolina Pannenbecker, 20, of Lacombe, holds up a sign that says, ‘White silence = violence” at an anti-racism protest in Innisfail. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
Barbara and Bethany Kiers have started Pedal to the Metal Day Camp in Lacombe to get kids out biking. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Black Press Media)

Lacombe college students peddle their own bike camp

Lacombe sisters developed camp after summer jobs were cancelled due to pandemic

Barbara and Bethany Kiers have started Pedal to the Metal Day Camp in Lacombe to get kids out biking. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Black Press Media)
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PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta

Community organizers come on the show to discuss central Albertan anti-racist movement

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PODCAST: The Expert tackles the return of sports

Cam Moon, Joe Whitbread, Byron Hackett and Todd Vaughan discuss how sports can come back

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‘Grandpa Bill’ has gone viral on TikTok with nearly 300,000 views. (Image Courtesy: TikTok)

87-year-old Lacombe resident ‘Grandpa Bill’ goes viral on TikTok

Bill Clark’s video has had nearly 300,000 views on the platform

‘Grandpa Bill’ has gone viral on TikTok with nearly 300,000 views. (Image Courtesy: TikTok)
Central Alberta Raceways has been given permission to begin their 2020 season with restrictions in place due to COVID-19 (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Central Alberta Raceways starts season with COVID-19 restrictions

Owner hoping for larger car counts as Albertan relaunch progresses

Central Alberta Raceways has been given permission to begin their 2020 season with restrictions in place due to COVID-19 (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Len Thompson Lures created six patterns to help support western Canadian food banks. (Image courtesy: Len Thompson Lures)

Lacombe’s Len Thompson Lures supports western Canadian food banks

Six specially patterned lures being sold to support food banks

Len Thompson Lures created six patterns to help support western Canadian food banks. (Image courtesy: Len Thompson Lures)