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FILE - Red Deer Rural Restorative Justice Program co-ordinator Debbie Leitch received an Alberta Community Justice Award on June 17, 2022. (Photo contributed)

Central Albertan receives Alberta Community Justice Award

Award ceremony took place at Lacombe Memorial Centre

 

A rendering of the new high school to be built in Blackfalds. (Contributed)

Construction of P3 high school to get underway in Blackfalds

Groundbreaking for new Wolf Creek Public Schools facility

 

The Town of Blackfalds has named its community plaza Border Paving Plaza. (Image from Town of Blackfalds)

Central Alberta town names community plaza

Town of Blackfalds approves naming sponsorship

 

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Blackfalds will hold a byelection on Jan. 10 to fill the vacancy left by Amanda Valin, who decided to not take her seat on council after she was elected in October. (Advocate file photo)
Blackfalds will hold a byelection on Jan. 10 to fill the vacancy left by Amanda Valin, who decided to not take her seat on council after she was elected in October. (Advocate file photo)
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Blackfalds Christmas Bureau challenging more local businesses to step up

The Blackfalds Christmas Bureau is now taking applications from families who could…

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The Eagle Builders Centre in Blackfalds is expected to open this month, after an eight-week delay due to supply shortages during the pandemic. (Contributed photo).

New Blackfalds arena and library complex to open this month

A new arena and library complex in Blackfalds is starting up this…

The Eagle Builders Centre in Blackfalds is expected to open this month, after an eight-week delay due to supply shortages during the pandemic. (Contributed photo).
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Blackfalds voters to return to polls

Town of Blackfalds to hold by-election

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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).
The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be the newsest team in the AJHL starting in the 2021-22 season. (Photo courtesy of Blackfalds Bulldogs)

Blackfalds Bulldogs notch first AJHL win in franchise history

The Blackfalds Bulldogs bounced back in a big way after opening the…

The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be the newsest team in the AJHL starting in the 2021-22 season. (Photo courtesy of Blackfalds Bulldogs)
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Blackfalds not implementing Alberta’s vaccine program

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

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Blackfalds Mayor Richard Poole has announced he won’t be seeking re-election. (Photo from Facebook)
Blackfalds Mayor Richard Poole has announced he won’t be seeking re-election. (Photo from Facebook)
Fairy Skye Merida, right, helps sisters Hana, Savanna and Ariyanna Murray, left to right, with her bow as she and King Fergus, background, tour through the kids zone during Blackfalds Days in 2017. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Full month of activities taking place in Blackfalds for Alberta Culture Days

Alberta Culture Days run from Sept. 1 to 30, 2021

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Fairy Skye Merida, right, helps sisters Hana, Savanna and Ariyanna Murray, left to right, with her bow as she and King Fergus, background, tour through the kids zone during Blackfalds Days in 2017. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A volunteer at Beyond Food Community Hub which houses Blackfalds Food Bank. (Contributed photo)
A volunteer at Beyond Food Community Hub which houses Blackfalds Food Bank. (Contributed photo)
A review will look at school boundaries and grade configuration of Blackfalds and Lacombe schools with Wolf Creek Public Schools. (Image contributed)

Boundary and grade configuration review for new Blackfalds school

Wolf Creek Public Schools partnering with consultants

A review will look at school boundaries and grade configuration of Blackfalds and Lacombe schools with Wolf Creek Public Schools. (Image contributed)
A three-day Environmental Appeals Board hearing concerning Lacombe Lake wrapped up on June 21. (Photo contributed)
A three-day Environmental Appeals Board hearing concerning Lacombe Lake wrapped up on June 21. (Photo contributed)
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Police looking for suspects who stole truck in central Alberta

A Ford F350 was stolen out of Blackfalds on June 9. Two…

RCMP looking for these two suspects
St. Gregory the Great Catholic School Principal, Ike Hanna, Vice-Principal, Angela Ward, Executive Director of the Bulldogs Foundation, Dustin Moore and Vice-Principal, Josh Keith announced Wednesday that the school has partnered with the team to help players have a positive impact on the community next season. (Photo courtesy of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools)

Bulldogs and St. Gregory the Great Catholic School partner to help students

The team will aim to help players connect with students through mentorship programs

St. Gregory the Great Catholic School Principal, Ike Hanna, Vice-Principal, Angela Ward, Executive Director of the Bulldogs Foundation, Dustin Moore and Vice-Principal, Josh Keith announced Wednesday that the school has partnered with the team to help players have a positive impact on the community next season. (Photo courtesy of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools)
FILE - Anita Alexander takes an early morning paddle on Lacombe Lake. She has appealed a decision to make the lake into a stormwater drainage catchment. (Photo contributed by Anita Alexander)

Environmental hearing set for Blackfalds’ stormwater drainage into Lacombe Lake

An Environmental Appeals Board hearing over an approval to drain stormwater from…

FILE - Anita Alexander takes an early morning paddle on Lacombe Lake. She has appealed a decision to make the lake into a stormwater drainage catchment. (Photo contributed by Anita Alexander)
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

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).