Lacombe Express Staff

Blackfalds RCMP respond to fatal motorcycle crash

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

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

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

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

COLUMN: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr

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

Betty Clark appointed WCPS assistant transportation manager

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

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

Executive Director hoping to open the farm within the next month

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

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

LETTER: Alberta physician compensation

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

ASIRT investigates Blackfalds shooting incident

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

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

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

Lacombe Police arrest two males on outstanding warrants

Search located a large quantity of methamphetamine inside

Echo Energy to sponsor Lacombe Arena Ice Complex

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

AFSC: Unharvested acres number one priority

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

Blackfalds commits to 0% property tax increase for 2020

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

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

New AJHL team dubbed the Blackfalds Bulldogs

Ownership group decides to choose name with local connection