Local News

World’s Largest Lure unveiled at sneak peek in Lacombe

Public unveiling will take place on June 1st

Wildfire smoke reduces air quality in Eckville

Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement Thursday morning for Central Alberta

Eckville Fundraising Society rolling ahead with playground plans

The group has picked a design for their “dream playground” with help from the students and teachers

Summer temperatures will bounce between warm and cool for Central Alberta

The Weather Network is predicting a battle ground between warm and cool summer conditions

Ellis Bird Farm opens 2019 with book unveil of Charlie, Winnie and the Bluebirds

Site Manager Myrna Pearman documented the history of central Alberta’s natural treasure

Shots fired during Sylvan Lake and area crime spree

Sylvan Lake RCMP worked with other agencies to arrest four over the long weekend

Sylvan Lake family ‘humbled’ by support as son undergoes cancer treatment

Zane Baker was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2017 and will now travel to Florida for treatment

Eckville Curling Rink vandalized

Earlier this year the Eckville Library was also vandalized with graffiti

Drivers reminded impairment and driving don’t mix

National Road Safety Week May 14 to 20

  • May 16, 2019

Eckville tax bylaw delayed by education tax requisition

Eckville Town Council is expected to approve the tax bylaw by the end of June

Sylvan Lake bans use of charcoal barbecues in Town parks

Visitors and residents picnicking in Sylvan Lake are asked to leave the charcoal barbecues at home

Highlights of the Lacombe County council meeting – May 9th, 2019

The next regular council meeting is Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lacombe County Council approves 2019 Final Budgets and Tax Rates

Tax increases 2.0% for residential, 3.5% for farmland and 4.5% for non-residential

  • May 14, 2019

Lacombe Foundation introduces design concept for Lacombe Lodge, Parkview Manor

Feasibility study currently underway to determine cost of redevelopment

Plaque sponsorships diminishing for Sylvan Lake’s Flags of Remembrance

Al Cameron says he needs more support from the community to keep the ceremony alive

Teen vaping on the rise according to ASBA Zone 4 trustees

Central Alberta trustees encourage government to address significant number of youth who are vaping

Sylvan Lake family deals with theft while overcoming destruction of home

“These people are not human…” said Tracy Skinner

Constituents to remain number one priority, says Jason Nixon

Jason Nixon will balance being a cabinet minister alongside his MLA duties

Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre MLA Jason Nixon appointed to Cabinet

Alberta’s newest premier, Jason Kenney, was sworn into Legislature Tuesday morning.