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Crowd attends Colombian gang leader’s funeral amid lockdown

Crowd attends Colombian gang leader’s funeral amid lockdown

Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

VIDEO: Ponoka teachers, youth workers parade around town

Honks, signs, waves lift students April 8

Sylvan Lake RCMP arrest suspects in action

Incidents happened last Sunday and Monday in the Birchcliff and Lacombe County areas

  • Apr 8, 2020

Canadian Natural Resources president OK with Canada joining oil supply pact

Canadian Natural Resources president OK with Canada joining oil supply pact

Lacombe Fire Department continues to serve through COVID-19

FD asks citizens to continue to comply with public health orders

Stettler Auction Mart continues operations with heightened safety precautions

“We’ve had those online capabilities for awhile — all of our sales are online every week”

  • Apr 8, 2020

Lacombe business brings Easter Bunny to families in support of local food banks

Easter Bunny will wave at families from the street

Red Deerian asking Alberta pharmacists to unite and give back

Money raised will go to Red Deer Food Bank

Alberta plan to use smartphones to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions

Governments must be transparent about who is collecting and processing the data, says one expert

Armed Forces reports 20 military suicides last year, largest number since 2014

Increase comes despite the federal government having introduced a suicide-prevention strategy

Toronto company expands ventilator production tenfold to meet demand

Toronto-based company would produce at most 50 ventilators in a month

Landowners and legal experts criticize Alberta’s well cleanup bill

Critics say bill still doesn’t give energy companies a timeline to clean up their mess

UPDATE: Canadians awake to extra COVID-19 emergency benefit money, feds clarify changes

The CRA and federal officials are working to clarify the confusion around payments

Man charged after licking products in store as part of ‘COVID Challenge:’ police

Prank was based on what some people are calling the COVID Challenge on TikTok

Town of Ponoka snow removal, ice control update

Town of Ponoka snow and ice control operations are continuing this week…

Ponoka blood drive for May 11 will go ahead

Canadian Blood Services assures giving blood is safe

Lacombe’s Cilantro and Chive wins Restaurant/Bar of the Year at Beer Awards

Owner says they have every intention to open again once it is safe to do so