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Pictured here is a scene from the upcoming The Lakeshore Drive Show, set to hit Youtube this March. Photo submitted

Sylvan Lake’s Lakeshore Drive to be chronicled in Youtube series

‘The Lakeshore Drive Show’ is set to launch this March

Pictured here is a scene from the upcoming The Lakeshore Drive Show, set to hit Youtube this March. Photo submitted
Garnet Carmichael knows firsthand the power of addiction to drugs and alcohol - and the sense of freedom that comes from overcoming it. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Lacombe man recounts story of overcoming addiction

Lacombe resident Garnet Carmichael recently marked two years of sobriety and has…

Garnet Carmichael knows firsthand the power of addiction to drugs and alcohol - and the sense of freedom that comes from overcoming it. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
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Remembering Treena Mielke

It was with sadness that I heard the news of Treena Mielke’s…

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Pictured here is an image from an Ice Dragon Boat racing event in Ottawa. Photo submitted

Ice Dragon Boat Racing is heading to Sylvan Lake in February

‘We are super excited to be bringing this to Alberta’

Pictured here is an image from an Ice Dragon Boat racing event in Ottawa. Photo submitted
Fenton Adams of Lacombe opted to pay it forward in celebrating his birthday, raising funds and gathering donations for the local food bank. Photo submitted

Lacombe boy celebrates birthday by supporting the local food bank

A Lacombe boy opted to pay it forward in celebrating his birthday…

Fenton Adams of Lacombe opted to pay it forward in celebrating his birthday, raising funds and gathering donations for the local food bank. Photo submitted
Former Lacombe resident Makenna Shine and her partner Jason Frechette and their friend Harry Hall are sailing around the world on a 41-ft. Cheoy Lee sailboat. Photo submitted

Former Lacombe resident Makenna Shine continues her global sailing adventure

Crew enjoying every moment and ‘appreciating all that this beautiful life has to offer’

Former Lacombe resident Makenna Shine and her partner Jason Frechette and their friend Harry Hall are sailing around the world on a 41-ft. Cheoy Lee sailboat. Photo submitted
Pictured here are Kate Huseby, Gunnar Muncaster and Shelby Muncaster from the Chamberlain’s Children, rehearsing a scene from the upcoming performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Photo submitted

Lacombe’s Chamberlain’s Children set to stage The Merry Wives of Windsor

Local youth theatre group puts fresh twists on Shakespearean classics

Pictured here are Kate Huseby, Gunnar Muncaster and Shelby Muncaster from the Chamberlain’s Children, rehearsing a scene from the upcoming performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Photo submitted
Tamara Noordhof is the co-founder of the Lacombe-based Broom Tree Foundation. Photo submitted

Lacombe’s Broom Tree Foundation continues to expand its reach across the region

Foundation helps women build better, safer, and stronger lives

Tamara Noordhof is the co-founder of the Lacombe-based Broom Tree Foundation. Photo submitted
Local author Marc Froese, who teaches political at Burman University, and is also the founding director of the school’s International Studies Program. Photo submitted

Burman University professor co-writes book focused on the rise of populism

Local Burman University professor Marc Froese is one-half of the literary team…

Local author Marc Froese, who teaches political at Burman University, and is also the founding director of the school’s International Studies Program. Photo submitted
Lacombe-based boxer William O’Keefe spends hours each week in rigorous training sessions. Edward Kim photo

Lacombe boxer William O’Keefe’s sights are set on Olympic competitions

‘Whatever you do, do it with 110 percent. Never settle - always be courageous.’

Lacombe-based boxer William O’Keefe spends hours each week in rigorous training sessions. Edward Kim photo
Lacombe resident Dustin Butterfield is heading to the Canadian vs. USA Blind Ice Hockey Series in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The tournament kicks off Oct. 21.
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Lacombe area resident Dustin Butterfield is heading to the Canadian vs. USA Blind Ice Hockey Series

The puck drops on Oct. 21 for the tournament in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Lacombe resident Dustin Butterfield is heading to the Canadian vs. USA Blind Ice Hockey Series in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The tournament kicks off Oct. 21.
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Back from left are student Jamesabella Finley, Dagmar Knutson (Ten Peaks Innovative Alliance’s executive director) and Steve Schultz, a teacher from École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School). Front from left are students Baylee Fauque and Sara Thornhill. The students, under the guidance of Mr. Schultz, are members of the school’s EcoVision Club. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Lacombe high school lands in ‘Top 10 World’s Best Schools for Environmental Action’

ESLCHS was the only school in North America to make the prestigious list

Back from left are student Jamesabella Finley, Dagmar Knutson (Ten Peaks Innovative Alliance’s executive director) and Steve Schultz, a teacher from École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School). Front from left are students Baylee Fauque and Sara Thornhill. The students, under the guidance of Mr. Schultz, are members of the school’s EcoVision Club. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
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Former Lacombe resident hits the high seas on landmark adventure

‘I can surely say you are always one bold decision away from a completely different life’

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Tandem Yam (Melody Stang and Kayla Williams) are next up in Lacombe Performing Arts Centre’s Fall series. The popular duo performs Nov. 19. Photo submitted

Lacombe Performing Arts Centre’s Fall series continues with Tandem Yam

Melody Stang and Kayla Williams are originally from Ponoka

Tandem Yam (Melody Stang and Kayla Williams) are next up in Lacombe Performing Arts Centre’s Fall series. The popular duo performs Nov. 19. Photo submitted
Pictured here are Danae Brousson, Dr. Louicius Michel and Dr. Kwame Adom of Burman University’s School of Business. The University’s Small Business Centre is hosting several speakers next week to mark Small Business Week. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Burman University to host several sessions for Small Business Week

Informational sessions run in Lacombe and Ponoka

Pictured here are Danae Brousson, Dr. Louicius Michel and Dr. Kwame Adom of Burman University’s School of Business. The University’s Small Business Centre is hosting several speakers next week to mark Small Business Week. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Pictured here is a scene from a past show from Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre Company. This year’s new season gets underway next month with Hurry Hard penned by Canadian playwright Kristen Da Silva. Express file photo

Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre Company gears up for a new season

Excitement is building for the folks with Cow Patti Theatre Company who…

Pictured here is a scene from a past show from Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre Company. This year’s new season gets underway next month with Hurry Hard penned by Canadian playwright Kristen Da Silva. Express file photo
The Veterans Voices of Canada Flags of Remembrance ceremony was held Sept. 24 at the Pentagon Farm Centre in Lacombe. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Veterans Voices of Canada Flags of Remembrance ceremony held Sept. 24 in Lacombe

In a tribute to the sacrifices made by many, the Veterans Voices…

The Veterans Voices of Canada Flags of Remembrance ceremony was held Sept. 24 at the Pentagon Farm Centre in Lacombe. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Pictured here are participants in the last Minds in Motion program in Lacombe, which wrapped up this past June. Another session is set to begin Sept. 27. (Photo submitted)

‘Minds in Motion’ program in Lacombe helps those affected by dementia

Program is run through the Wolf Creek Primary Care Network

Pictured here are participants in the last Minds in Motion program in Lacombe, which wrapped up this past June. Another session is set to begin Sept. 27. (Photo submitted)
This year’s Prairie Fibre Festival runs Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. (nicolemurrayphotography.com)

The Prairie Fibre Festival runs Sept. 17 at the Lacombe Memorial Centre

Highlights include a ‘sit and stitch’ area, door prizes, classes and various demonstrations

This year’s Prairie Fibre Festival runs Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. (nicolemurrayphotography.com)
Pictured here are members of the Lacombe and District Special Olympics swim team in 2019. photo submittdd

Registrations open for Lacombe & District Special Olympics’ new season

Local affiliate covers Lacombe, Rimbey, Ponoka and Blackfalds regions

Pictured here are members of the Lacombe and District Special Olympics swim team in 2019. photo submittdd