Jenna Swan

CREATING COMMUNITY - Chad Miller

Sylvan Lake resident participates in Alberta Jobs Taskforce roundtable discussion

Provincial jobs crisis targeted by Conversative MP’s

CREATING COMMUNITY - Chad Miller
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Stolen goods recovered from property in Lacombe County

A significant amount of stolen property was recovered from a rural property

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Council votes in favour of local lacrosse association

Town Council made a decision on Monday evening to deny the Tournament of Champions, a Novice and Atom hockey tournament.

REMEMBERING - Wayne Coubrough

Remembrance Day ceremonies take place in Sylvan Lake

The community of Sylvan Lake gathered at the NexSource Centre to honour and remember those who fought to keep them free.

REMEMBERING - Wayne Coubrough
BIG RUN - Laker Tyrese Hamiltion heads for the end zone after making an incredible catch. Hamilton would go on to run a 60 yard touchdown off this play.

Lakers take on Holy Rosary Raiders

The H.J. Cody Lakers took on the Lloydminster Holy Rosary Raiders on Saturday afternoon in provincial quarter final action.

BIG RUN - Laker Tyrese Hamiltion heads for the end zone after making an incredible catch. Hamilton would go on to run a 60 yard touchdown off this play.
FIRST DAY - Lexus Hardy gets off the bus and boots for Beacon Hill Elementary School on Tuesday morning as the school opened for the first time to students.  Jenna Swan/Sylvan Lake NEws

Beacon Hill Elementary School opens doors to students

On Tuesday, Nov. 15 the doors to Beacon Hill Elementary opened for the first time to all staff and students.

FIRST DAY - Lexus Hardy gets off the bus and boots for Beacon Hill Elementary School on Tuesday morning as the school opened for the first time to students.  Jenna Swan/Sylvan Lake NEws
WELCOME - Sylvan Lake RCMP Detachment Commander

Staff Sergeant Andrew Shepherd takes command of Sylvan Lake RCMP detachment

Recently appointed Staff Sergeant and Sylvan Lake RCMP Detachment Commander Andrew Shepherd, visited Council Chambers.

WELCOME - Sylvan Lake RCMP Detachment Commander
FOREVER HOME WANTED - Rex

Local husky-cross looking to find forever home

One lucky canine has found temporary refuge thanks to the Sylvan Lake and Area Serenity Pet Shelter Society.

FOREVER HOME WANTED - Rex
Fifth annual Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival set for next weekend  created on Monday 11/14/2016 at 2:21:45 pm by Jenna Swan modified on Wednesday 11/16/2016 at 7:08:05 am by Emma Wilcox DeckHeadline 1editfor files... Volunteer organized festival raises funds for Christmas Bureau

Fifth annual Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival set for next weekend

The fifth annual Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival is set to kick off next weekend on Nov. 25 and 26 at the Sylvan Lake NexSource Centre.

Fifth annual Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival set for next weekend  created on Monday 11/14/2016 at 2:21:45 pm by Jenna Swan modified on Wednesday 11/16/2016 at 7:08:05 am by Emma Wilcox DeckHeadline 1editfor files... Volunteer organized festival raises funds for Christmas Bureau
JV LAKERS - Bottom (L-R) Amanda Kriel

JV ladies take zone championship

The HJ Cody Junior Varsity Girls volleyball team went undefeated in league play this season.

JV LAKERS - Bottom (L-R) Amanda Kriel

Armed robbery in Burnt Lake Industrial Park

Blackfalds RCMP attended the scene of an armed robbery in the Burnt Lake Industrial Park on Monday evening

Regional coalition recognized for leadership in family violence prevention

For nearly ten years the Sylvan Lake and Area Vision for Non-Violence Coalition has been working

FLAGS OF REMEMBRANCE - Al Cameron

Executive Director shares journey to visit Flags of Remembrance sites in Eastern Canada

Flags of Remembrance a Veterans Voices of Canada initiative, has humble beginnings alongside Highway 11.

FLAGS OF REMEMBRANCE - Al Cameron
Sylvan Lake resident

Local jazz artist in contention for Grammy nomination

Sylvan Lake based jazz artist Cheryl Fisher is in contention for a Grammy nomination.

Sylvan Lake resident
REMEMBRANCE DAY @ HJ - Members of the colour party march out of the gym following the Remembrance Day ceremonies held at H.J. Cody High School on Wednesday morning. (L-R) Cadets Alex Goulet

Remembrance Day ceremonies take place at Sylvan Lake schools

Many schools in Sylvan Lake celebrated their Remembrance Day ceremonies on Wednesday morning.

REMEMBRANCE DAY @ HJ - Members of the colour party march out of the gym following the Remembrance Day ceremonies held at H.J. Cody High School on Wednesday morning. (L-R) Cadets Alex Goulet

Christmas Bureau gearing up for another season

For over 20 years the Sylvan Lake Christmas Bureau has been serving the needs of the community.

RIGHT: WINNER - Diane and Doug Tallack winners of the Sylvan Lake News ‘It Pays To Shop Local’ shopping spree took a moment to have a photograph taken with publisher of the Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake News shopping spree winner selected

One lucky Red Deer County woman won big this week as her name was drawn out of hundreds of applicants

RIGHT: WINNER - Diane and Doug Tallack winners of the Sylvan Lake News ‘It Pays To Shop Local’ shopping spree took a moment to have a photograph taken with publisher of the Sylvan Lake News
SCOUTS CANADA - Scouter Jim Hicks opens a family camp fire over the summer. The local troupe has seem immense growth over the past five years.

1st Sylvan Lake Scouts, Beavers and Cubs see tremendous growth in 2016

Local Cub, Beaver and Scout troupes were seen going door to door in Sylvan Lake recently in support of the Sylvan Lake Food Bank.

SCOUTS CANADA - Scouter Jim Hicks opens a family camp fire over the summer. The local troupe has seem immense growth over the past five years.

Community Partners’ Fall Dinner set for Nov. 19

The community will gather on Nov. 19 at the Alliance Community Church for an annual Fall Supper

Sylvan Lake RCMP attend call at Eckville Super Service

During the night of Nov. 7 Sylvan Lake RCMP responded to reports of a break and enter at the Eckville Super Service