Lacombe Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Lacombe man survives avalanche, night trapped on a mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    Todd Wyatt underwent surgery at the Mineral Springs Hospital in Banff to repair a badly broken and dislocated ankle over the weekend after being swept up in an Avalanche during a backcounty skiing accident last Friday. Wyatt of Lacombe, was skiing into the Alpine Club of Canada's Bow Hut located just east of the Wapta Icefield near the Icefields Parkway north of Lake Louise when the avalanche struck.


  2. 'It wasn't my time to go': Alberta avalanche survivor recounts burial, injury and rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | CBC News

    ... the rustic refuge perched high above the treeline in Banff National Park. The 44-year-old Alberta resident from Lacombe was ski touring with a group of seven friends, all outdoor enthusiasts, who had spread out to more safely ascend the penultimate ...


  3. Queens creep closer to second placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... Barthel had three blocks and two digs, Fehr 45 assists, four digs, an ace and a block and Olivia Barnes 14 digs. Lacombe native Naomi Jardine led Olds with 17 kills, 14 digs and an ace. Tara Yuha had 10 kills and 12 digs. Despite winning 3-0 on ...


  4. Dreaming With My Great Mother: Bold and symbolic native artRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    Connections to ancestors and the spirit world imbue the captivating Dreaming With My Great Mother art exhibit at Lacombe's Memorial Centre. Bold and symbolic images of plants, animal spirits and ceremonies were created by three female indigenous artists - Camille Louis, from Maskwacis, Heather Shillinglaw of Daysland, and Carla Rae Taylor of Yellowknife, N.W.T. "We are each on a journey of seeking and receiving knowledge from our Grandmothers," the artists write in their joint statement.


  5. Upcoming literary events in Edmonton areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 |

    Friday, Feb. 12 : Local author and medium Paul E. Napora will be at Chapters, West Edmonton Mall, to sign copies of his latest book You Through Your Dreams, 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 : Celebrate 'Galentine's Day' with local authors Kara Deringer , Shawna Lemay and Kate Boorman , 2 p.m. Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Ave. Saturday, Feb. 20 : Kick off Freedom to Read Week with a flapper-themed, after-hours evening of readings and performances hosted by writer-in-residence Marty Chan, Strathcona County Library, 401 Festival Lane, free, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25: Celebrated author Salman Rushdie presented as part of the Edmonton Public Library's Forward Thinking Speakers Series, 7 p.m., Chateau Lacombe Hotel, general admission tickets sold out, VIP tickets available through


  6. Alberta Pulse Growers pulls research fundingRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Western Producer

    ... are more beneficial to his farm than pulse varieties developed at Agriculture Canada's research facility in Lacombe, Alta. Markert said he believes in the value of field scale agronomic re-search, but it doesn't replace good scientific research. ...


  7. Alta. beer makers raise glass to customer demandaRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Western Producer

    When Shane Groendahl goes to a party, he likes to slap down a growler of his Blindman Brewing beer and announce that it is what beer should taste like.a It's that passion for brewing beer, as well as the taste of craft beer, that has Albertans switching from drinking traditional beers to craft beer, said Groendahl, one of the five owners of Blindman Brewing in Lacombe, Alta.a Blindman Brewing began brewing in September, opened in Dec-ember and is already thinking of expanding to meet the need.a "We are not going to brew beers that are boring and bland.


  8. Shifting gears on a career pays off, Edmonton couple saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | CBC News

    ... Airport. But the job meant a lot of time spent away from his wife, Laurie, who worked evenings at the Chateau Lacombe's La Ronde restaurant. He'd been curious about truck driving since he was a kid, and decided it might be time to hit the gas on his ...


  9. Best to focus on improving margins on poor acresRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Western Producer

    ... For example, land in the Red River Valley, land around Swan River, Man., Indian Head or Melfort, Sask., or Lacombe, Alta., fall into these situations. Growers in these areas are lucky.a However, most land in Western Canada is not as uniform, ...


  10. A toe-tapping good timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... as does new drummer Brian Buckle (who like Stewart is originally from Nova Scotia). Bassist Dave Best lives in Lacombe, singer and guitarist Dwayne Marsden is in Penhold and singer and mandolin player Glenn MacLeod resides in Red Deer. "We call Hwy ...


  11. Crop type one factor in swath grazing economicsRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Western Producer

    ... break-even cost of selling calves in the fall," he said.a Baron and others at the federal research centre in Lacombe, Alta., have been examining the merits of swath grazing since the early 1990s. a Early in that process, "we would have ...


  12. Mayor of Rocky Mountain House hoping to revive debate about viability of Howse PassRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... pre-feasibility study done 10 years ago was funded by Alberta Economic Development, the counties of Clearwater and Lacombe, and the Town of Rocky Mountain House. It stated the potential starting point of the new 66-kilometer highway would be on Hwy ...


  13. Art, just waiting to happenRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... a chatty society matron in a massive hat, to a cat crusader feeding rescue kittens with a tiny bottle of milk. The Lacombe photographer took all 15 urban images during his annual photography trips to New York City. He calls the Big Apple "a ...


  14. Bester, Henry (Hank) JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Fort Macleod Gazette

    Henry James Bester passed away peacefully at Vista Village in Pincher Creek on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at the age of 87 years. Henry is survived by a sister Bea Rhea of Pincher Creek; and seven children, Jim of Hillspring, Calvin of Prince George, B.C., Debbie Gauthier of Kimberley, B.C., Larry of Hillspring, Randy of Crowsnest Pass, Sandra Rupprecht of Okotoks and Sherry Nelson of Lacombe.


  15. Temporary foreign workers not the answer to meat-plant labour shortage: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... them because we just don't have the people," he said. Werner Siegrist, general manager of Canadian Premium Meats in Lacombe, Alta., said unemployed oilpatch workers who were making $40 an hour aren't interested in working in a slaughterhouse for ... 4 comments

  16. Temporary foreign workers not the answer to meat plant labour shortage: MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Canadian HR Reporter

    ... them because we just don't have the people,'' he said. Werner Siegrist, general manager of Canadian Premium Meats in Lacombe, Alta., said unemployed oilpatch workers who were making $40 an hour aren't interested in working in a slaughterhouse for ...


  17. New Year's baby: Cadence Block born atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... program co-ordinator at Red Deer College and Block is a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lacombe.


  18. Canadian sisters make Rockettes a family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | CBC News

    ... Toronto covering stories like the G20 protests and the Rob Ford crack video scandal. Growing up in the small town of Lacombe, Alta., north of Edmonton, the Jantzie sisters never thought their dance performances would be at the top of their friends' ...


  19. New initiative focuses on forage research, environmental stewardshipRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... start co-ordinating work. a Much of the research and extension expertise is located at Agriculture Canada's Lacombe Research Centre, but other locations and partners could also be involved. a The concept is to improve the forage-beef ...


  20. Alberta food grower blames NDP for pending shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | CBC News

    ... changes that may happen in regards to overtime and holiday pay," said Paul Doef, co-owner of Doef's Greenhouses in Lacombe, Alta. The government has been playing its cards close to its chest. Although Bill 6 has received royal assent , regulations ...