Kreil, Stephenson among Lacombe County councillors acclaimed

Four of seven Lacombe County councillors won’t be campaigning this fall after they were acclaimed to their positions ...

Four of seven Lacombe County councillors won’t be campaigning this fall after they were acclaimed to their positions when nominations closed Monday at noon.

Dana Kreil (Division 7), Keith Stephenson (Division 6), Ken Wigmore (Division 5) and Paula Law (Division 4) were all acclaimed since they were the only candidates to file nomination papers for their divisions. All are current councillors

Kreil will be entering her second term, Stephenson his third term, Wigmore his fourth term and Law her second term. Stephenson was the only councillor acclaimed in 2010.

At the east end of the county, four term Division 1 councillor Rod McDermand is being challenged by Ossie Eggenschwiler. Division 2 councillor Brenda Knight is running against Stephen Holt and Tony Jeglum to retain her position. Knight is seeking her second term.

The only incumbent stepping down is Cliff Soper who has represented Division 3. Running for that position are David Powell and Barb Shepherd.

Elections in the three contested divisions take place Oct. 21.

Lacombe County’s reeve is selected by the winning councillors at an organizational meeting following the election. Ken Wigmore has held that position during the past term.

 

Just Posted

New Democrats would bring in $25 daycare if re-elected: Notley

Notley said the plan would include adding 13,000 daycare spaces

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake’s curling rink a canvas during new event

The inaugural Paint the Ice event was held at the NexSource Centre on March 23

Sylvan Lake students demonstrate their knowledge of the Middle Ages

Grade 5 students from C.P. Blakely School held its annual Medieval Night, March 21

Condor School students purchase six Flags of Remembrance honour plaques

The Grade 7 students from Condor School raised money through hot dog lunches over the school year

Supporters rally for Jason Kenney as UCP leader stops in Red Deer

Kenney promises equalization reform, stopping ‘Trudeau-Notley’ payroll hike, trade, economic mobility

Edmonton judge rules Omar Khadr’s sentence has expired

Eight-year sentence imposed in 2010 would have ended last October had Khadr remained in custody

Sources say Trudeau rejected Wilson-Raybould’s conservative pick for high court

Wilson-Raybould said Monday “there was no conflict between the PM and myself”

Social media comments continue to dog ranks of United Conservative candidates

Eva Kiryakos was running in Calgary-South East in the April 16 vote

Apple announces its long-awaited streaming TV service

The iPhone has long been Apple’s marquee product and main money maker, but sales are starting to decline

Trudeau delivers campaign-style speech while introducing candidate Taggart

The Order of British Columbia recipient said she wants to be the people’s voice in Ottawa

15 Canadians on cruise ship that was stranded off Norway; one injured

The cruise ship was carrying 1,373 passengers and crew when it issued a mayday call on Saturday afternoon

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frightened cruise passengers in Norway

The Viking Sky cruise ship was carrying 1,300 passengers and crew when it experienced engine trouble

DOJ: Trump campaign did not co-ordinate with Russia in 2016

Attorney General William Barr said special counsel “does not exonerate” Trump of obstructing justice

Most Read