Todd Vaughan

Echo Lacombe launches openlacombe.ca to help residents during COVID-19 pandemic

Website offers up-to-date information on what businesses are currently operating

Alberta COVID-19 website provides more context on Lacombe-area cases

Website now reporting added geographical context, recoveries

Lacombe seamstress sewing non-medical masks for the community

Busy Beaver Sewing Co. in Lacombe making two-layered cotton masks

Rimbey textile artists creating hand-made masks

Group has also been helped out by a local business

Lacombe Police recover stolen vehicles from Emily Crescent address

Investigation led police to an address where 2017 Audi Q7 and a 2019 Ford F150 were recovered

Lacombe Rams football adapting to COVID-19 changes

Spring camp likely cancelled; players working on games from home

Textile Artists of the Rimbey Art Club creating hand-made masks for at-risk groups

Group has also been helped out by a local business

Dancer’s Edge studio moves to online classes due to COVID-19

Studio looks to bring normalcy to dance students

Vulnerable Lacombe resident says COVID-19 ‘extremely scary’

Elderly residents and people with prior conditions at risk for severe cases of COVID-19

Lacombe Police reports COVID-19 related increase in business property crime, mental health checks

LPS encourages residents to look out for one-another during pandemic

Lacombe Rotary Club ends current exchange program in light of COVID-19

Rotary Clubs around Canada made the choice last Friday to end the programs

Lacombe Big Brothers Big Sisters moves to digital matches due to COVID-19

BBBS facing a $65,000 budget shortfall due to pandemic-related cancellations

Lacombe Food Bank in need of donations through COVID-19 pandemic

General manager: Food Bank currently stocked for a week or 2

Lacombe Chamber cancels tradeshow, alters operations during COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian Chambers lobbying government for further wage subsidies

Lacombe Council enacts financial relief efforts for residents, businesses

Three of four proposals accepted by council including utility deferral

Nowco Home Hardware supports Lacombe Food Bank during COVID-19 pandemic

Store creates viral video and toilet paper contest to encourage Food Bank donations

Lacombe cannabis stores report increase in traffic due to COVID-19

Local cannabis stores ensuring cleanliness during virus outbreak

New Blackfalds fully-funded 850 student high school announced

Project will now move into community consultation phase

Lacombe family doctors host Town Hall on AB Government changes to doctor pay

Doctors: Changes to complex modifiers will negatively affect patient care

Spokane Chief Beckman scores hat trick in 5-1 win over Rebels

Rebels take on Swift Current Saturday night