Local News

PODCAST: Political Scientist Marc Froese discusses the results of the Federal Election

Western alienation, results, minority governments and more highlight this week’s The Expert podcast

Customer appreciation supper held in Castor

About 440 were served at the event, which was sponsored by UFA, Filipenko Brothers Const., Food Fair and Ok Tire

  • Oct 22, 2019

Village of Gadsby residents will vote on possible dissolution of village

Municipal Affairs conducts vote on Nov. 13th, 14th

  • Oct 21, 2019

Former NHLer Clint Malarchuk shares mental health journey in Lacombe

Former goalie and current mental health advocate supports Schizophrenia Society of Alberta

Polls close in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

County Council approves per capita increase for Parkland Regional Library System

The Parkland Regional Library System has a nearly 50 libraries under its jurisdiction

  • Oct 19, 2019

Sylvan Lake shoreline flags wrongfully replaced by well-meaning citizen

Al Cameron of VVOC says a loose thread is not enough to replace the Canadian flags on lakeshore

PODCAST: Journalism instructor discusses how reporters have taken on climate change

Mount Royal University’s Sean Holman has been researching how journalists have covered climate change

Stettler Gymnastics Club to host a Halloween Family Dance Oct. 25th

Things get underway at 6:30 p.m. at the gymnastics studio (5402 - 51 St.)

  • Oct 16, 2019

Conservation group encourages people to leave their leaves on the ground

Fall is here and so is that dreaded chore — or is it?

  • Oct 11, 2019

Flu shots available in Alberta this month

Influenza immunization is free to all Albertans over five years of age

  • Oct 11, 2019

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread

Discussion focuses on the past, present and future of our social interactions online

Lacombe Chamber hosts election forum at LMC

LPC, CPC, PPC and NDP battle for Red Deer-Lacombe votes

Alberta RCMP gears up for Operation Impact over Thanksgiving long weekend

Last Thanksgiving long weekend, there were three fatalities and over 50 injuries in 410 motor vehicle collisions

  • Oct 10, 2019

Herr Lecturer in Lacombe warns $260B worth of fracking liabilities could be dumped on taxpayers

Journalist Andrew Nikiforuk has studied the economic, environmental effects of fracking since 2004

First phase of renovations wrapped up at Stettler Hospital and Care Centre

The $9.6 million renovations began this past March

  • Oct 10, 2019

Stephan G. Stephansson Icelandic Society celebrates 45 years

The 45th Anniversary Bash will be at Fensala Hall in Markerville on Oct. 18

Catching up with the latest at Theresetta School

It has been a volleyball action-packed few weeks at Theresetta

  • Oct 6, 2019