Todd Vaughan

Red Deer Rebels goalie Byron Fancy turned away this open shot by Chase Wheatcroft during their Feb. 5 contest. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebels goalie Byron Fancy turned away this open shot by Chase Wheatcroft during their Feb. 5 contest. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan with Lacombe County entering final phase of project

Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan with Lacombe County entering final phase of project

IDP is a collaborative effort between the eight municipalities

Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan with Lacombe County entering final phase of project
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Career Assistance Network offers supports to Lacombe, Ponoka, Sylvan Lake

Services being offered to unemployed 18 to 24-year-olds

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Emily Hillis, Justin Smith and their family’s home is currently on land that is in the Town of Blackfalds’s plans for a parking lot of the planned Multi-plex expansion. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Blackfalds Multi-plex expansion puts family at odds with Town

Negotiations over parking lot causing stress for nearby property owners

Emily Hillis, Justin Smith and their family’s home is currently on land that is in the Town of Blackfalds’s plans for a parking lot of the planned Multi-plex expansion. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebels Chris Douglas celebrated a first period goal against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Jan. 29. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebel Ben King scores huge winner in 5-4 final against Brandon

Rebels bounce back after pair of 5-2 losses against Hitmen

Red Deer Rebels Chris Douglas celebrated a first period goal against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Jan. 29. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Documentary filmmaker Chris Hsiung and Blackfoot elder Duane Mistaken Chief will take part in a Herr Lecture in Lacombe entitled “Elder in the Making”. (Photo Courtesy: Burman University)

‘Elder in the Making’ Herr Lecture in Lacombe brings light to Treaty 7

Documentary film/interactive talk highlights relationship between Blackfoot elder, Chinese newcomer

Documentary filmmaker Chris Hsiung and Blackfoot elder Duane Mistaken Chief will take part in a Herr Lecture in Lacombe entitled “Elder in the Making”. (Photo Courtesy: Burman University)
Red Deer Rebel Keaton Sorenson drove in on Prince Albert Raider Netmind Carter Serhyenko early in the first period during their game on Jan. 18, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels fight back from 3-1 Raider lead to win 4-3 in shootout

Two goals by Zak Smith key to Rebels comeback

Red Deer Rebel Keaton Sorenson drove in on Prince Albert Raider Netmind Carter Serhyenko early in the first period during their game on Jan. 18, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Dalton Buyar passed away on Christmas Eve morning surrounded by his family and close friends. A GoFundMe has been set up to support his family. (Photo submitted)

GoFundMe set up for Lacombe family grieving loss of 22-year-old son

$4,650 has been raised so far to support Adam and Wendy Buyar

Dalton Buyar passed away on Christmas Eve morning surrounded by his family and close friends. A GoFundMe has been set up to support his family. (Photo submitted)
Red Deer Rebels Arshdeep Bains would cash in this first period goal to put his team up 1-0 early over the Saskatoon Blades during their game on Jan. 3, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Late overtime goal puts Blades over Rebels

Rebels will look to regroup Saturday against Moose Jaw

Red Deer Rebels Arshdeep Bains would cash in this first period goal to put his team up 1-0 early over the Saskatoon Blades during their game on Jan. 3, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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Blackfalds RCMP investigate armed car jacking

Two males steal Mitsubishi Lancer after showing what appeared to be shotguns

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Hannah Stendie started a GoFundMe to help raise funds for the Red Deer Hospital’s NICU. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)

11-year-old Blackfalds girl starts GoFundMe for Red Deer Hospital

Funds raised from birthday wish to go to NICU unit

Hannah Stendie started a GoFundMe to help raise funds for the Red Deer Hospital’s NICU. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)
Chance Abbott and the AA Lacombe Generals had little difficulty getting past the Blackfalds Wranglers defence on Dec. 21, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

AA Lacombe Generals dominate Blackfalds 8-3 to finish 2019

Lacombe Generals play again Jan. 4 against Fort Sask

Chance Abbott and the AA Lacombe Generals had little difficulty getting past the Blackfalds Wranglers defence on Dec. 21, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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AHS will not be delivering babies at the Lacombe Hospital

Obstetrics department cancelled after decrease in parents choosing to deliver in Lacombe

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Red Deer Rebel Zak Smith got things going for his team, scoring the first goal of the game and sparking hundreds of teddy-bears, toques, mitts and socks being thrown on to the ice in support of the Red Deer Christmas Bureau. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels win two straight heading into Christmas break

Two third period goals give Red Deer 3-1 win over Swift Current

Red Deer Rebel Zak Smith got things going for his team, scoring the first goal of the game and sparking hundreds of teddy-bears, toques, mitts and socks being thrown on to the ice in support of the Red Deer Christmas Bureau. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams

Lacombe resident joined Red Deer Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett and Host Todd Vaughan

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams
Online ‘direct threats’ lead to cancellation of school dance in Blackfalds

Online ‘direct threats’ lead to cancellation of school dance in Blackfalds

Threats resulted from Grade 4 social studies class discussing energy sector

Online ‘direct threats’ lead to cancellation of school dance in Blackfalds
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Blackfalds RCMP warn of poor driving conditions on QEII

Vehicles have been involved in collisions and are in the ditch

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Ben King eyed up a busy crease early in the Red Deer Rebels game against the Moose Jaw Warriors on Dec. 4, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels win second in row 5-2 over Moose Jaw

32 saves from Goalie Byron Fancy leads the way for Red Deer

Ben King eyed up a busy crease early in the Red Deer Rebels game against the Moose Jaw Warriors on Dec. 4, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)