Lacombe Express Staff

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Blackfalds RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire in Lacombe County

On Nov. 4th, at about 11:30 p.m. an unoccupied holiday trailer was discovered on fire

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Blackfalds RCMP respond to fatal motorcycle crash

Blackfalds RCMP respond to fatal motorcycle crash

A collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup occurred Wednesday evening.

Blackfalds RCMP respond to fatal motorcycle crash
Pam Hansen/WCPS Board Chair

COLUMN: WCPS looking ahead and preparing for 2020-21 school year

‘We have wrapped up certainly an unprecedented and challenging school year’

Pam Hansen/WCPS Board Chair
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Trustee Hansen selected WCPS Board Chair, Henry selected Vice Chair

Hansen and Henry both previously served the past two school years as Chair and Vice Chair

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Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr

COLUMN: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr

‘The Legislature is back in session and we are working hard on your behalf’

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr
Betty Clark appointed WCPS assistant transportation manager

Betty Clark appointed WCPS assistant transportation manager

Transportation Manager Ron Rarick is very pleased to have Clark moving into her new role

Betty Clark appointed WCPS assistant transportation manager
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Staff at Ellis Bird Farm are hoping to open within the next month. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Ellis Bird Farm ‘coping’ after COVID-19 leads to disappointing start to season

Executive Director hoping to open the farm within the next month

Staff at Ellis Bird Farm are hoping to open within the next month. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
WCPS has donated funds to all the local food banks that serve its students and families, including the four nations across Maskwacis (Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation, and Samson Cree Nation). (Photo submitted by WCPS)

WCPS directs nutrition grant to support Food Banks, students and community

WCPS has donated funds to all the local food banks that serve its students and families

WCPS has donated funds to all the local food banks that serve its students and families, including the four nations across Maskwacis (Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation, and Samson Cree Nation). (Photo submitted by WCPS)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Blackfalds RCMP arrest male in stolen Handi-Van

One male is in police custody following his attempt to steal a Handi-Van from a seniors complex

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Alberta physician compensation

‘Doctors have agreed that, with the tough economic times, changes need to be made’

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ASIRT investigates Blackfalds shooting incident

ASIRT investigates Blackfalds shooting incident

ASIRT was directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting

ASIRT investigates Blackfalds shooting incident
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Blackfalds RCMP seeking dash cam footage from Highway 2A/QEII

RCMP looking for footage of a black, four door BMW sedan

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
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Lacombe Police arrest two males on outstanding warrants

Search located a large quantity of methamphetamine inside

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Echo Energy to sponsor Lacombe Arena Ice Complex

Echo Energy is offering up $10,000 per year for a five-year term

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AFSC: Unharvested acres number one priority

AFSC: Unharvested acres number one priority

AFSC’s priority is the large range of potential claims on over one million acres of unharvested acres

AFSC: Unharvested acres number one priority
The Town of Blackfalds has promised a 0% tax increase in 2020. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Blackfalds commits to 0% property tax increase for 2020

Town has reviewed the annual budget and made accommodations due to COVID-19

The Town of Blackfalds has promised a 0% tax increase in 2020. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
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AHS Central Zone reminds residents of mental health supports during COVID-19

Local clinics, 24/7 helplines, 24/7 helplines, AHS website available to those who are struggling

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