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Central Alberta researchers recognized for studies in agricultural sciences

Jessica Sperber of Ponoka and David MacTaggart of Lacombe awarded prestigious scholarship

 

Large traffic circles have been proposed as part of the province's $120-million plan to twin Highway 11 from Sylvan Lake to Rocky Mountain House.
Map from McElhanney Ltd.

Highway 11 twinning to feature large roundabouts at key intersections

At least five roundabouts proposed between Sylvan Lake and Rocky Mountain House

 

Black Press file photo

Lacombe County has put out the call for volunteer firefighter recruits

About 100 volunteers available but county would like to boost that to 125 firefighters

  • Nov 4, 2020

 

Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams

UPDATE: Owners found

Father and son found him while out for a walk at JJ Collett

Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams
Lacombe County Reeve Paula Law

Paula Law elected Lacombe County reeve for eighth time

Law first elected to council in 2010

  • Oct 21, 2020
Lacombe County Reeve Paula Law
(Lacombe Express file photo)

Central Alberta counties rebut taxpayer group’s spending criticism

Canadian Taxpayer Federation’s budget critique does not tell whole story, says counties

(Lacombe Express file photo)
Gull Lake campground developers win important appeal

Gull Lake campground developers win important appeal

Expensive paving requirement that could have jeopardized project is relaxed by appeal board

  • Jul 14, 2020
Gull Lake campground developers win important appeal
Campground approved next to Gull Lake RV resort

Campground approved next to Gull Lake RV resort

Project would be built in phases on west side of Gull Lake near Sandy Point Resort

Campground approved next to Gull Lake RV resort
A cease operations order is now in place on a former CP Rail bunkhouse in Mirror that was being transformed into a multi-use business complex. (Advocate file photo).

Aboriginal developer won’t pay for a Lacombe County permit, is contemplating a Supreme Court fight

A judge refuses Joseph Fromhold’s late request to appeal a ‘cease operations’ order

A cease operations order is now in place on a former CP Rail bunkhouse in Mirror that was being transformed into a multi-use business complex. (Advocate file photo).
Ponoka Community Growing Project is scheduled to harvest its field north of Ponoka on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)

Foodgrains harvest scheduled for Tuesday

21st year for Ponoka Community Growing Project

Ponoka Community Growing Project is scheduled to harvest its field north of Ponoka on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)
Opening day at the Lacombe Corn Maze at the Kraay Family Farm is July 19. (Photo contributed)

Lacombe Corn Maze hitting 20 years

15 acres of corn planted for maze

Opening day at the Lacombe Corn Maze at the Kraay Family Farm is July 19. (Photo contributed)
Tony Kamlah, president of the non-profit Lincoln Community Hall, is pleased that this hall was filled with 100 rural residents on Monday night. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Tony Kamlah, president of the non-profit Lincoln Community Hall, is pleased that this hall was filled with 100 rural residents on Monday night. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Lacombe County replaced its fire ban with a fire restriction. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Fire ban reduced in Lacombe County

Fire restriction in place

  • Aug 28, 2018
Lacombe County replaced its fire ban with a fire restriction. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Lacombe County gathering cannabis feedback

Lacombe County gathering cannabis feedback

Public meetings held recently in Mirror and Bentley drew about three dozen

Lacombe County gathering cannabis feedback
The former CP Rail bunkhouse in Mirror is being transformed into a multi-use business complex. (Advocate file photo).

Business owner makes Aboriginal land claim, won’t apply for Lacombe County permit

County will take legal action if appeal isn’t filed by Aug. 2

The former CP Rail bunkhouse in Mirror is being transformed into a multi-use business complex. (Advocate file photo).
This Sylvan Lake property, and its licensed encroachments, is next to one where the owners found to their unpleasant surprise was the only one in Blissful Beach with no legal lake access. Council voted to allow them to sign an agreement that will allow access.                                Contributed photo

Lacombe County approves lake access for property owner

Property on north side of Sylvan Lake was cut off from lake by an environmental reserve

This Sylvan Lake property, and its licensed encroachments, is next to one where the owners found to their unpleasant surprise was the only one in Blissful Beach with no legal lake access. Council voted to allow them to sign an agreement that will allow access.                                Contributed photo
Watch: Mirror fire department in danger of closing

Watch: Mirror fire department in danger of closing

Fire department has less than half the 12 trained volunteers needed to be viable

Watch: Mirror fire department in danger of closing
Susan Samson, chair of Sylvan Lake’s Urgent Care Committee, at the opening of the Advanced Ambulatory Health Service centre earlier this month. (File photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Sylvan Lake’s new health service off to good start

Urgent Care Committee gave update to Lacombe County on Thursday and asked for funding help

Susan Samson, chair of Sylvan Lake’s Urgent Care Committee, at the opening of the Advanced Ambulatory Health Service centre earlier this month. (File photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Lacombe County wants public cannabis feedback

Lacombe County wants public cannabis feedback

A pair of public meetings have been set for July 17 in Bentley and July 18 in Mirror.

Lacombe County wants public cannabis feedback
Lacombe County sets tax rates

Lacombe County sets tax rates

Residential, non-residential and farmland tax rates increase for 2018

Lacombe County sets tax rates