Jenna Swan

Province bolsters opioid action plan to save lives

Alberta is implementing a range of new tools to address overdoses and deaths related to fentanyl and other opioids.

Leah Whalen and Tayla Hopfner practice some dance moves.

Mother Teresa students dance Halloween away

Ecole Mother Teresa School elementary students recently held a Dance-a-Thon to help raise money for the school.

Leah Whalen and Tayla Hopfner practice some dance moves.
SOCKTOBER - Staff and students of Poplar Ridge School celebrated their recent Socktober event with a ‘Sock Hop’. The school recently collected over 700 pairs of socks in support of Central Alberta shelters.

Socktober a success at Poplar Ridge School

Over 1,400 feet will be a little happier this winter thanks to students of Poplar Ridge School.

SOCKTOBER - Staff and students of Poplar Ridge School celebrated their recent Socktober event with a ‘Sock Hop’. The school recently collected over 700 pairs of socks in support of Central Alberta shelters.
Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier (right) in Fort McMurray speaking with Alberta Wildfire officials during the Horse River Wildfire in May.

Wildfire protection laws to be strengthened

Bill 24, the Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, was tabled in the Legislature on Monday.

Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier (right) in Fort McMurray speaking with Alberta Wildfire officials during the Horse River Wildfire in May.
Brayden Scott gives his best impression of a tiger while bouncing on one of the castles available for kids to play on.

National Child Day celebrations return to Sylvan Lake

Communities across Alberta will be celebrating youngsters in various ways this National Child Day.

Brayden Scott gives his best impression of a tiger while bouncing on one of the castles available for kids to play on.

2017 Budget deliberations taking place

The Town of Sylvan Lake recently under went budget deliberations to further finalize the 2017 Draft Budget.

PROPAGANDA POSTERS - Executive Director of Veterans Voices of Canada

Veterans Voices of Canada propaganda poster display opens at Bonavista Fine Art Gallery

A unique homage to war times has opened on Centennial Street in Sylvan Lake

PROPAGANDA POSTERS - Executive Director of Veterans Voices of Canada
VISITOR FRIENDLY AWARD - Executive Director of the Sylvan Lake Municipal Library accepted the Visitor Friendly Award during the 2016 Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Awards held on Friday evening at the Community Centre.

Visitor Friendly Award: Sylvan Lake Library recognized for informative initiatives

In a tourism tailored town, being a visitor friendly organization plays a vital role in day to day operations.

VISITOR FRIENDLY AWARD - Executive Director of the Sylvan Lake Municipal Library accepted the Visitor Friendly Award during the 2016 Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Awards held on Friday evening at the Community Centre.
GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Charles Busque of Woodchuck Roofing accepts the award for Green Business of the Year during the 2016 Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Jenna Swan/Sylvan Lake

Green Business Of The Year: Woodchuck Roofing makes eco-friendliness a priority

Operating since 2009, Woodchuck Roofing is a company based on honest and recognizably sincere work explained owner, Charles Busque.

GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Charles Busque of Woodchuck Roofing accepts the award for Green Business of the Year during the 2016 Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Jenna Swan/Sylvan Lake
NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Leanne Bertram

New Business Of The Year: Clean Conscience Recycling recognized for strong start

Just over one short year ago, Leanne Bertram made the decision to pursue her passion.

NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Leanne Bertram
Dianne Womacks shakes hands with Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce President

Citizen of the Year: Womacks recognized for outstanding community involvement

Dianne Womacks, 2016 Citizen of the Year in Sylvan Lake.

Dianne Womacks shakes hands with Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce President
BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR - Kjeryn Davis of Bukwildz and Viva La Sirena took home the Cheryl Darling Memorial Award from the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Outstanding Business Woman of the Year.

Business Woman of the Year: Davis honoured to recieve Cheryl Darling Memorial Award

Local resaurant owner and operator, Kjeryn Davis of Bukwildz and Viva La Sirena took home the Cheryl Darling Memorial Award

BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR - Kjeryn Davis of Bukwildz and Viva La Sirena took home the Cheryl Darling Memorial Award from the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Outstanding Business Woman of the Year.

Sylvan Lake clown chasing incident confirmed as a hoax

On October 5th, 2016 Sylvan Lake RCMP entered into an investigation involving a Sylvan Lake youth

A MAC-11 subcompact machine gun was one of seven firearms seized by ALERT in a series of drug raids in Red Deer and Sylvan Lake.

Machine gun seized in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake Bust

A MAC-11 subcompact machine gun was one of seven firearms seized by ALERT in a series of drug raids in Red Deer and Sylvan Lake.

A MAC-11 subcompact machine gun was one of seven firearms seized by ALERT in a series of drug raids in Red Deer and Sylvan Lake.
Leah McIntyre - a local mom

2016 Women’s Wellness Retreat sees strong turn out

Women from across central Alberta converged on the Sylvan Lake Community Centre on Saturday for the 2016 Women’s Wellness Retreat.

Leah McIntyre - a local mom
Amanda and Lars Elmhirst and their two children recently adopted Shadow

Serenity Pet Shelter Society receives $1,000 grant

Serenity Pet Shelter Society, operating out of Sylvan Lake and area, received a $1,000 grant

Amanda and Lars Elmhirst and their two children recently adopted Shadow
RCMP are on scene at HJ Cody High School.

HJ Cody High School ‘secure our school’ situation ends

Social media threat leads to administrative lockdown at HJ Cody High School

RCMP are on scene at HJ Cody High School.

Bentley and Rimbey residents arrested in response to ATM Theft Trend

ALERT and RCMP are shedding light on the trend of ATM thefts taking place across Alberta. Two organized theft rings were identified.

Sylvan Lake Town Council Highlights

It was a busy meeting for Council on Tuesday, October 11.

Fifty-five Sylvan Lake youth

Local youth spend weekend at Tim Horton Children’s Ranch

Fifty-five Sylvan Lake youth, ages 10 - 15, had the opportunity to travel to the Tim Horton Children’s Ranch in Southern Alberta.

Fifty-five Sylvan Lake youth