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Adam Kis, assistant professor of anthropology at Burman University, reads a few passages from his new book “The Development Trap: How Thinking Big Fails the Poor” during a book launch party at the SocialEyez student lounge on campus Tuesday night. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

Burman professor launches book

In a world where development industry leaders are saying poverty is close to being eradicated, a Burman University professor argues that it’s an entrenched problem that won’t be solved.

Sue and Brent Sage were named the grand prize winner of the STARS lottery dream home in Calgary last week. (Photo supplied).

Local couple wins STARS lottery dream home

Twenty-eight years after their eight-month-old suffered a brain hemorrhage and had to be airlifted by STARS Air Ambulance, Lacombe’s Brent and Sue Sage were named winners of the STARS lottery dream home.

Highlights from county council

A public hearing was held for Bylaw No.1276/18. Bylaw No. 1276/18 is a bylaw of Lacombe County to amend the Town of Eckville/Lacombe County Intermunicipal Development Plan, Bylaw No. 1088/08.

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