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A sign marks the new exchange zone in Blackfalds, where people can bring items they want to sell, and conduct sales transactions without compromising their personal information. (Contributed image).

Blackfalds establishes first ‘exchange zone’ for the private sale of goods

Communities all over Alberta are adopting exchange zones to increase safety

 

Blackfalds RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that happened in Lacombe County in November. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Suspicious fires set in Lacombe County

Blackfalds RCMP investigating

 

Blackfalds drive-in movie postponed due to bad weather

Blackfalds drive-in movie postponed due to bad weather

Up to 150 vehicles were expected to catch film at All Star Park

  • May 21, 2020
Blackfalds drive-in movie postponed due to bad weather
A young girl plays in in the back seat of a pick-up truck as movie previews play on the drive-in screen on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Oak Harbor, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Blackfalds screening drive-in movie

Free viewing set for May 21 in All Star Park

A young girl plays in in the back seat of a pick-up truck as movie previews play on the drive-in screen on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Oak Harbor, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A concept rendering of the Blackfalds Multi-Plex arena expansion project. Contributed photo

Blackfalds plans to borrow $17 million for arena twinning project

Construction to start in spring for completion before 2021-22 hockey season

A concept rendering of the Blackfalds Multi-Plex arena expansion project. Contributed photo
Emily Hillis, Justin Smith and their family’s home is currently on land that is in the Town of Blackfalds’s plans for a parking lot of the planned Multi-plex expansion. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Blackfalds multiplex expansion puts family at odds with town

Negotiations over parking lot causing stress for nearby property owners

Emily Hillis, Justin Smith and their family’s home is currently on land that is in the Town of Blackfalds’s plans for a parking lot of the planned Multi-plex expansion. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Pines Crescent Park skateboard park, as seen from Dennis Dyck’s patio. The Blackfalds resident is bothered by noise from the skatepark. (Contributed photo).

Blackfalds resident complains about noise from town’s second skatepark

Dennis Dyck says it should have been moved further away from residences

The Pines Crescent Park skateboard park, as seen from Dennis Dyck’s patio. The Blackfalds resident is bothered by noise from the skatepark. (Contributed photo).
Blackfalds cuts residential speeds to 40 km/h

Blackfalds cuts residential speeds to 40 km/h

Lower speed limit to take effect on June 15.

Blackfalds cuts residential speeds to 40 km/h
Amanda Valin Preston (right) walks the runway beside the model wearing the dress she designed at Edmonton’s Western Canadian Fashion Week. (Photo credit @fusionstudio4u).
Amanda Valin Preston (right) walks the runway beside the model wearing the dress she designed at Edmonton’s Western Canadian Fashion Week. (Photo credit @fusionstudio4u).
Blackfalds looking at reducing residential speed limits

Blackfalds looking at reducing residential speed limits

Council considering 40 km/h residential speed limit

Blackfalds looking at reducing residential speed limits
Alana Newbold and her daughter Everlee lost their common-law-husband and father, Eric Wiebe, only two weeks after his sister took her own life. (Contributed photo).

Young Blackfalds mother copes with double tragedies with community support

Three fundraisers are being held to help Alana Newbold and her children

Alana Newbold and her daughter Everlee lost their common-law-husband and father, Eric Wiebe, only two weeks after his sister took her own life. (Contributed photo).
Alana Newbold and her daughter Everlee lost their common-law-husband and father, Eric Wiebe, only two weeks after his sister took her own life. (Contributed photo).

Young Blackfalds mother copes with double tragedies with community support

Three fundraisers are being held to help Alana Newbold and her children

Alana Newbold and her daughter Everlee lost their common-law-husband and father, Eric Wiebe, only two weeks after his sister took her own life. (Contributed photo).
Blackfalds has hired architects to design a twin arena for its multiplex. Photo from Blackfalds Facebook page

Blackfalds twin arena project on track

Architects approved for $15-million project to build second arena

Blackfalds has hired architects to design a twin arena for its multiplex. Photo from Blackfalds Facebook page
(Advocate file photo).

Blackfalds lights up for the holidays this weekend

Free family festivities start at 4 p.m. Nov. 24.

(Advocate file photo).
(Advocate file photo).

Blackfalds holds cannabis bylaws open house Oct. 2

Proposed changes to bylaws will be discussed

(Advocate file photo).
The Community Warmth Fall Fundraiser will be held in Blackfalds on Sept. 27. (File photo by Advocate staff0

Fundraiser to help keep kids warm in Blackfalds

Community Warmth Fall Fundraiser

  • Sep 18, 2018
The Community Warmth Fall Fundraiser will be held in Blackfalds on Sept. 27. (File photo by Advocate staff0
Blackfalds town council voted to move a planned playground from Valley Ridge to Rolling Hills. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Another playground for Blackfalds

New playground for Rolling Hills

  • Sep 13, 2018
Blackfalds town council voted to move a planned playground from Valley Ridge to Rolling Hills. (File photo by Advocate staff)
(Advocate file photo.)

Blackfalds holds Community Expo on Monday

The Town of Blackfalds is holding a Community Expo on Monday, Sept.…

(Advocate file photo.)
A Specialized Allez road touring bicycle was stolen during a residential break-in on Saturday morning in Blackfalds. (Photo contributed)
A Specialized Allez road touring bicycle was stolen during a residential break-in on Saturday morning in Blackfalds. (Photo contributed)