The Lacombe Express is a weekly newspaper launched in April 2013, published by Black Press and distributed by carriers to residents of Lacombe and Blackfalds. Black Press, with head office in Surrey, BC., also publishes the Red Deer Advocate and the Red Deer Express.
Black Press also publish the Ponoka News, Stettler Independent, the Sylvan Lake News, Bashaw Star, Castor Advance, Eckville Echo, Northern Alberta AGviser and the Rimbey Review and numerous other weeklies in BC, Hawaii, Ohio and Washington.
The new weekly is modelled after its Red Deer namesake, the Red Deer Express whose publisher Tracey Scheveers is also the publisher of the Lacombe Express. Editor is Brian Vossen.
The Lacombe Express is delivered every Thursday, with copies also available at high-traffic locations in Lacombe and Blackfalds. Its weekly circulation averages 7,400.