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The Lacombe Lions Cranna Lake Fountain, pictured here following its installation last year, was officially dedicated on Saturday to mark both the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International, and Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation. The fountain, aside from aesthetics, provides aeration to help keep the lake healthy. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

Lions dedicate Cranna Lake fountain

The official dedication for the Lacombe Lions Club fountain was held at Cranna Lake on Saturday to mark both the Lions Club International centennial and Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Gullekson vies for council seat

Before becoming a candidate for a councillor in the upcoming local municipality election in Lacombe, Don Gullekson worked as a manager for an ATCO gas office in the city, serving the company for 37 years.

Keely Hawthorn comforts her mother, Jancee, a new Habitat for Humanity homeowner, as she gave a speech during a key ceremony on Friday in Lacombe’s Shepherd Heights neighbourhood on Friday, July 14, 2017. (Timon Johnson/Lacombe Globe)

Fresh start for Habitat homeowners

Four families received their new homes in a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Shepherd Heights on Friday afternoon, with representatives from different donors and organizations in attendance to celebrate the occasion.

Have your say in budget survey

The City of Lacombe is committed to budgeting tax dollars effectively on what matters most to residents by seeking their input on key municipal services via the 2017 Citizen Budget Survey, which runs from July 17 to August 4, 2017.

Connor Zylstra checks out the view from inside a Sheriff Cruiser Saturday morning. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

RCMP surprise local boy

Not everyone’s excited to see the RCMP pull up to their house, lights flashing early on a Saturday morning, but a young Lacombe resident was this past weekend.

Kolby Szerve, seen here between S/Sgt. Ken Morrison and LPS Chief Lorne Blumhagen, dressed the part of a police officer himself for his graduation from Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Kids ‘n Kops program on Friday afternoon at MEGlobal Athletic Park. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

Police give campers unique experience

Kids from across Central Alberta got to experience the ins and outs of being a police officer this past week as part of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Lacombe and District’s annual Kids N’ Kops camp.

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