Council to Borrow $750,000 in Hopes of Bringing Big Retail to Lacombe

The City of Lacombe will intervene in the free market in an attempt to bring a “major Canadian retailer” to Lacombe Market Square, at a cost to taxpayers. It will do so by purchasing land at the east…

Local Sports

Lacombe Pee Wee Explosion Football Team Remains Undefeated

With the snow having to be removed by bobcat before the start of the game, the Lacombe Pee Wee Explosion football team defeated Strathmore 46-0 on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at M.E. Global park,…

Bionic Golf Tournament Tees Off for 8th Year

The 8th annual Sunny 94 Bionic Golf Tournament was held on Friday , September 7th at the Gull Lake Golf Course. The annual event raises money for an arm of the University of Alberta Hospital…

Medicine Hat Mohawks blow out Rams 44-0 in preseason action

The Medicine Hat Mohawks beat the Lacombe Rams 44-0 in preseason high school football action at MEGlobal Athletic Park on Saturday afternoon. “It’s not unexpected. I knew that Medicine Hat was going…

Lacombe Rams Football Action Starts Sept. 1st

After coming off a heartbreaking loss in the league final last year, the Lacombe Rams football team is hoping that facing some new teams this year will help get them ready to repeat last year’s run,…

Ag News

Medium Term Outlook Shows Continued Growth For Ag Sector

On Friday, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) released its Medium Term Outlook (MTO), an economic projection of the domestic and international agricultural markets from 2017 to 2027. This year’s…

Agriflash Headlines for September 25

Family Donates their Ranch to the University of Calgary A family has donated their ranch near Cochrane to the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. W.A. Ranches is valued at $44…

Canadian Cattlemen's Association Welcomes Progress Made on CPTPP

The bill to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) passed second reading in the House of Commons last week. The Director of Government and…

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