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The Hultink family (pictured) are lifelong Lacombe residents and try to give back to the community whenever they can. The oldest son Tyler (right) has been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour and is currently recovering from surgery. (Photo contributed)

Lacombe gives back to family of 13-year-old with serious brain tumour

The Hultink family’s world was changed last week when their oldest son was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour

The Hultink family (pictured) are lifelong Lacombe residents and try to give back to the community whenever they can. The oldest son Tyler (right) has been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour and is currently recovering from surgery. (Photo contributed)
Co-founders of A Better World Eric Rajah and Brian Leavitt on one of their past trips to Kenya. (Photo contributed)

Lacombe’s A Better World celebrates 30th anniversary

The charity gives back to children both locally and internationally

Co-founders of A Better World Eric Rajah and Brian Leavitt on one of their past trips to Kenya. (Photo contributed)
Lacombe Police and RCMP have charged four people and seized three loaded guns and a small amount of methamphetamine following a traffic stop on Dec. 2. (Photo contributed)

Lacombe Police and RCMP arrest four people after joint investigation

The operation resulted in multiple loaded weapons seized and 116 charges

Lacombe Police and RCMP have charged four people and seized three loaded guns and a small amount of methamphetamine following a traffic stop on Dec. 2. (Photo contributed)
Longtime central Alberta politician Judy Gordon has passed away. Photo courtesy of the City of Lacombe

Former Lacombe Mayor Judy Gordon passes away

Gordon also served as MLA for Lacombe-Stettler before retiring from politics in 2010

Longtime central Alberta politician Judy Gordon has passed away. Photo courtesy of the City of Lacombe
Alberta’s barley breeding program has successfully developed and introduced several varieties used for livestock feed and for the growing craft brewery market. (Black Press file photo)

Barley breeding program will move from Lacombe to Olds College

The program will continue to develop new varieties of barley for domestic and international markets

Alberta’s barley breeding program has successfully developed and introduced several varieties used for livestock feed and for the growing craft brewery market. (Black Press file photo)
A new biorefinery that will turn organic waste into natural energy was announced in Lacombe on Oct. 15. From left to right: Steve MacDonald, CEO of Emissions Reduction Alberta, Grant Creasey, Mayor of the City of Lacombe, Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks and Chris Thrall, President and CEO of BioRefinex Canada Inc. (Photo Courtesey of The City of Lacombe)

Lacombe to become world’s first site for a new type of clean energy facility

A biorefinery will be built in 2021 creating temporary and full-time jobs, the province announced.

A new biorefinery that will turn organic waste into natural energy was announced in Lacombe on Oct. 15. From left to right: Steve MacDonald, CEO of Emissions Reduction Alberta, Grant Creasey, Mayor of the City of Lacombe, Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks and Chris Thrall, President and CEO of BioRefinex Canada Inc. (Photo Courtesey of The City of Lacombe)
(Photo Submitted by the Gord Bamford Foundation)

Lacombe’s Gord Bamford to perform a virtual concert for a good cause

The concert aims to raise awareness for Operation Santa Clause

(Photo Submitted by the Gord Bamford Foundation)