Local News

Raising flags along Hwy 11 near Red Deer to honour first responders, health care workers

Canadian, provincial, municipal and international flags being flown

Clearview is donating unspent nutrition dollars of almost $131,000 to food banks in Coronation, Castor, Stettler and Big Valley

With the support of the Alberta Government, nutrition dollars will go to those with the highest needs

  • May 8, 2020

Stettler County Hwy. 855 rehabilitation project announcement

Government of Alberta announces Hwy. 855 in Stettler County is going to be part of $2 billion in stimulus projects

  • May 8, 2020

Lacombe’s Len Thompson Lures supports western Canadian food banks

Six specially patterned lures being sold to support food banks

Province announces support for Alberta’s farmers and ranchers

As a result of reduced operating capacity, major beef processing plants and cattle producers have to deal with the inventory back-up

  • May 8, 2020

Grad yard signs lift spirits, supports Lacombe Food Bank

Painted Light Photography, Strand Media Corporation team up on initiative

Lacombe’s Cilantro and Chive not reopening May 14

Owner taking it day-by-day to ensure safety of staff, guests, community

Rimbey Rodeo cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The annual local and CARA rodeo was set to be held July 10-12 at the Rimbey Ag Grounds

Arrests made in Maskwacis homicide

Pair in custody and facing murder charges

Alberta announces support for farmers, ranchers

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in province climbs over 6,000

Clive group sewing scrub bags for central Albertan healthcare workers

Morton Historical Multi Culture Centre in Clive is coordinating the effort

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

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

Lacombe FCSS ‘Happy Grams’ bring joy to those feeling isolated

Residents are encouraged to drop off words of encouragement to the MCMPL book-drop

Alberta RCMP shares motorcycle safety month tips

‘In 2019, there were 17 fatal collisions involving motorcycles in Alberta RCMP jurisdictions’

  • May 7, 2020

Central Alberta DJ hosting live stream benefit for Fort McMurray

JD Hunter, a former Fort McMurray resident, will be fundraising through a 12-hour live mix on May 9

Alberta reports six new COVID-19 deaths, 70 new cases

Of the 5,963 total cases in Alberta, 3,552 have recovered

Lacombe salon owner excited, but very nervous to reopen

Salons were included in phase one of the provincial relaunch strategy