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Adaptive water ski clinic goes ahead in Lacombe

Clinic takes place on Aug. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

A piece of Coreen Zerr quilt work. (Photo submitted)

Quilt art commissioned for Lacombe Memorial Centre

LPAC are expecting installation in the spring of 2022.

 

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

 

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Cleanup from trail derailment near Lacombe could take weeks

One full train car of asphalt oil believed to have been spilled

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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)
A CP Rail train derailed and spilled some tar oil south of Lacombe near Hwy 2A on Friday. (Black Press file photo.)

Train derailment near Lacombe under investigation

Lacombe mayor is glad it didn’t happen at downtown crossing

A CP Rail train derailed and spilled some tar oil south of Lacombe near Hwy 2A on Friday. (Black Press file photo.)
Lacombe city council has amended a bylaw to allow for urban beekeeping. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Lacombe allows urban beekeeping

Prospective beekeepers must register with the province

Lacombe city council has amended a bylaw to allow for urban beekeeping. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
A bylaw to allow alcohol at Lacombe City parks was defeated by city council. (Black Press file photo)
A bylaw to allow alcohol at Lacombe City parks was defeated by city council. (Black Press file photo)
Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
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)
Turning sewage lagoon into park would cost Lacombe $30M

Turning sewage lagoon into park would cost Lacombe $30M

$20-$30 million cost of reclaiming sewage lagoons for industrial land or a park ruled out

Turning sewage lagoon into park would cost Lacombe $30M
Lacombe’s new fire chief was part of Gander’s 9/11 response

Lacombe’s new fire chief was part of Gander’s 9/11 response

Nearly 40 planes carrying 6,700 people were diverted to Gander, Nfld. after terrorist attack

  • Apr 9, 2020
Lacombe’s new fire chief was part of Gander’s 9/11 response
File photo by BLACK PRESS news services                                Lacombe has been running its own municipal police force for over a century.

Lacombe’s mayor believes a municipal police force is not more costly than RCMP

Grant Creasy commends Red Deer for studying to find the best policing option

File photo by BLACK PRESS news services                                Lacombe has been running its own municipal police force for over a century.
Lacombe calls on residents to participate in census

Lacombe calls on residents to participate in census

Municipal census runs April 2 to June 20

Lacombe calls on residents to participate in census
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Lacombe looking at licensing cats

Lacombe hoping to increase number of cats returned to owners

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A concept illustration of a proposed international-style track that could be built at MEGlobal Athletic Park in Lacombe. Photo contributed

Lacombe city council gets update on athletic park expansion costs

Council was given an early look at potential financial impacts of support

  • Feb 7, 2019
A concept illustration of a proposed international-style track that could be built at MEGlobal Athletic Park in Lacombe. Photo contributed
Lacombe is considering licensing cats so they are easier to identify. Red Deer Advocate file photo

Lacombe considering licensing cats

Council is expected to take a look at cat potential licensing regulations next month

Lacombe is considering licensing cats so they are easier to identify. Red Deer Advocate file photo
Lacombe increases bylaw enforcement hours

Lacombe increases bylaw enforcement hours

Evenings and Saturdays to be included as of Jan. 7

Lacombe increases bylaw enforcement hours
Main Street Program representatives at the American Public Works Association’s 2018 Excellence in Public Works Conference included Peter McDowell, APWA Alberta chapter president and council of chapters delegate; Jordan Thompson, City of Lacombe director of planning and operations; Matthew Goudy, City of Lacombe chief administrative officer; Bradley Moore, Stantec Consulting project engineer; and Dan Willis, project manager Pidherney’s Inc. (Photo contributed)

Lacombe’s Main Street Program wins award

American Public Works Association 2018 Project of the Year Award for Alberta

  • Oct 4, 2018
Main Street Program representatives at the American Public Works Association’s 2018 Excellence in Public Works Conference included Peter McDowell, APWA Alberta chapter president and council of chapters delegate; Jordan Thompson, City of Lacombe director of planning and operations; Matthew Goudy, City of Lacombe chief administrative officer; Bradley Moore, Stantec Consulting project engineer; and Dan Willis, project manager Pidherney’s Inc. (Photo contributed)
Matthew Goudy is the new chief administrative officer for the City of Lacombe. (Photo contributed)

City of Lacombe has a new CAO

Probationary period completed

  • Sep 12, 2018
Matthew Goudy is the new chief administrative officer for the City of Lacombe. (Photo contributed)