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‘Save the kids!’ Dorian survivor tells the harrowing story of his Canadian wife’s death

Family held a funeral and placed Alishia Liolli’s remains in a niche at a cemetery in Windsor, Ont.

Wood pulp, steel cables: Scientists study how to make ice roads last longer

There are at least 10,000 kilometres of Canadian roads that depend on freezing temperatures

Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue

The typhoon was downgraded to a tropical storm on Sunday

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Great food and family fun at the P&H Elevator Harvest Supper on Aug. 24th

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

It’s a volatile, difficult-to-predict time in Washington as lawmakers end a two-week break

Get your tickets for the Friends of the Library Christmas Wine Survivor

October is packed with a range of programming

  • Oct 14, 2019

Rescue efforts underway after typhoon rains flood Japan

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo Saturday and moved northward

Mourners gather for slain teenager’s funeral in Hamilton, Ont.

Devan Bracci-Selvey’s obituary says he also had ‘a loving heart for animals’

1/3 of Canadian men won’t share their feelings for fear of being ‘unmanly’: report

Fifty-nine per cent of men said society expects them to be ‘emotionally strong and not show weakness’

Canadian woman held in Iran after husband died now home safe: Freeland

Maryam Mombeini’s husband Kavous Seyed-Emami died at Tehran’s notorious Evin prison

Boeing, FAA both faulted in certification of the 737 Max

Aviation panel made 12 recommendations for improving the FAA’s certification

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

Flu shots available in Alberta this month

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

  • Oct 11, 2019

Yukon declares climate emergency

Territory joins nearly 500 federal, provincial and municipal governments to do so in the last year

Zero-tolerance policies aimed at stopping bullying not working, say experts

The past few decades have seen innumerable efforts to tackle the issue

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

Climate change threatens extinction for most birds, especially in Canada: report

All 16 Arctic species would be at high risk, including iconic birds such as the snowy owl

Former NHL goalie Clint Malarchuk to speak at Lacombe Memorial Centre

Mental health advocate to speak for Schizophrenia Society of Alberta fundraiser