Sunshine Made For Perfect Garage Sale Weather

It was a busy weekend in Lacombe for garage sales, as many people took advantage of the nice weather, to declutter. From bikes, books, to golf clubs, there was much to choose from, giving people the…

Local Sports

Dodgers Explode For 11 Runs In Season Opener

Lacombe Dodgers kicked off their season in style with an 11-1 win over the Airdrie Brewers on Sunday. After winning the Parkland Baseball League championship last year, player-manager Andre Touchette…

ACAC Rejects Burman University's Bid To Join League

Burman University’s bid to join the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference has fell through. ACAC Conference Council has rejected their application for a second time based on “scheduling limitations…

Bucs Collect Close to 2,500 lbs of Food During Annual Food Drive

Central Alberta Buccaneers collected close to 2,500 lbs of food for the Lacombe Food Bank, in their annual food drive on Saturday. It was just short of their goal of 3,000 lbs, but Bucs Chairman Mark…

RDC Kings Volleyball Teams And Former Player Inducted Into ACAC HOF

Red Deer College Kings Men's Volleyball team from 1999/2000 through to the 2006/07 season were inducted into the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Hall of Fame this weekend in Calgary. During that…

Ag News

More Groups Onside With Transportation Act Changes

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and the Canadian Canola Growers Association are welcoming new transportation legislation introduced by the federal government earlier this week.…

Alberta Wheat Commission Happy With Transportation Bill

The Alberta Wheat Commission says its pleased to see the federal government moving forward on long-term solutions to rail transportation challenges. Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Tuesday…

Rocky Ag Society Seeking Support for Ag/Rec Centre

Rocky Ag Society is looking for letters of support for their plans to develop an agricultural recreation center. They've completed a feasibility study and needs assessment, and are now working on… is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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