Megan Roth

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library. File Photo

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library meets demand for more programming

The library has added eight new programs to its lineup this fall.

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library. File Photo
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RCMP gives fraud tips for online holiday shopping

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, RCMP are reminding residents to be vigilant

Photo by Metro Creative Connection
Summer Village of Norglenwold. File Photo

Summer Villages of Sylvan Lake a combined $85,312 grant

Summer Villages of Birchcliff, Half Moon Bay, Jarvis Bay and Norglenwold all benefit from the grant

Summer Village of Norglenwold. File Photo
Eustace the Goat. Photo Submitted

Hunters shoot goat on small farm west of Eckville

The family says they “feel violated and unsafe” on their own property after the incident

Eustace the Goat. Photo Submitted
Sona, Steven Bedford’s dog, was deemed vicious and an enclosure had to be built oh the property for her to be outside. (Photo Courtesy of Steven Bedford’s Facebook)

Town of Sylvan Lake’s Animal Control Bylaw, communication under fire

“They have responded to my emails but they have not once answered my questions,” Steven Bedford says

Sona, Steven Bedford’s dog, was deemed vicious and an enclosure had to be built oh the property for her to be outside. (Photo Courtesy of Steven Bedford’s Facebook)
Cole Muir fights for control over the puck deep in Vipers territory in the home opener on Oct. 30. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Wranglers fall in season opener

The Wranglers lost the first two games of the season to the Red Deer Vipers

Cole Muir fights for control over the puck deep in Vipers territory in the home opener on Oct. 30. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Remembrance Day this year is sure to be unlike any many of us are used to.

Sylvan Lake’s Remembrance Day service to be live streamed

The Sylvan Lake Legion is also hosting a poppy drive-thru on Nov. 7

Remembrance Day this year is sure to be unlike any many of us are used to.
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)

Sylvan Lake RCMP lay charges in Thanksgiving crime spree

Three youths and one adult are facing mischief charges as a result of the Thanksgiving crime spree

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
Four parking lots in Sylvan Lake, including the parking lot at 44 Street and Lakeshore Drive, will be closed to the public until April 30. Photo Courtesy of Mayor Sean McIntyre

Four Sylvan Lake public parking lots closed for winter

The Town is closing four under utilized parking lots to reduce maintenance costs

Four parking lots in Sylvan Lake, including the parking lot at 44 Street and Lakeshore Drive, will be closed to the public until April 30. Photo Courtesy of Mayor Sean McIntyre
Alliance Community Church Pastor Tim Bergmann, dressed as Cat in the Hat, hands out candy during the church’s Trunk or Treat event on Halloween. Bergmann asked those who came seeking candy a simple question: Can you name a Dr. Seuss character? (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

PHOTOS: A scary good time had at Sylvan Lake Trunk or Treat

The annual trick or treating event was hosted by the Sylvan Lake Alliance Church

Alliance Community Church Pastor Tim Bergmann, dressed as Cat in the Hat, hands out candy during the church’s Trunk or Treat event on Halloween. Bergmann asked those who came seeking candy a simple question: Can you name a Dr. Seuss character? (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
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Sylvan Lake Town Council approves second attempt for downtown cannabis retail shop

Firestone Cannabis submitted a new application after their first was denied in August

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Three young Sylvan Lake residents are asking for lights to be added to the walking trail system to make them safer and less scary at night. Photo by @workinonmyfitness72

Young Sylvan Lake residents ask for lights to be added to walking trails

Three young Sylvan Lake residents appeared before Council recently to present their ask

Three young Sylvan Lake residents are asking for lights to be added to the walking trail system to make them safer and less scary at night. Photo by @workinonmyfitness72
Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen (Alberta government photo)

Town of Sylvan Lake recieves funding to help with COVID-19 related revenue losses

Minister Devin Dreeshen says the funding will help the Town pay staff and provide services

Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen (Alberta government photo)
Sharon Hickin, general manager of the Days Inn Sylvan Lake and the new Lake House Diner, poses for a photo outside the new restaurant. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Pandemic puts extra hurdles in place for new Sylvan Lake businesses

Over the past seven months numerous new businesses have opened in Sylvan Lake, despite the pandemic

Sharon Hickin, general manager of the Days Inn Sylvan Lake and the new Lake House Diner, poses for a photo outside the new restaurant. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake Wranglers. File Photo

Sylvan Lake Wranglers ready for shorten hockey season

The HJHL will have a 20 game season, playing four games in a cohort and then going dark for 14 days

Sylvan Lake Wranglers. File Photo
Decorate your vehicle for display at the second annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 . (Blakc Press File Photo)

Sylvan Lake church to host a socially distanced Trunk or Treat on Halloween

Goblins and ghouls can go around to vehicles for their tricks or treats at the Alliance Church

Decorate your vehicle for display at the second annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 . (Blakc Press File Photo)
Front-line hospital workers have walked off the job at the Rimbey Hospital, and across the province. Photo Submitted

Front-line health care workers on strike across the province, including Rimbey Hospital

The strike is due to cut of 11,000 health care jobs in the province, according to AUPE

Front-line hospital workers have walked off the job at the Rimbey Hospital, and across the province. Photo Submitted
100 Women Who Care make a donation to Sylvan Lake Food Bank and Bethany Care Centre. Photo By Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

100 Women Who Care donate to four Sylvan Lake groups

The Food Bank, Bethany Sylvan Lake, Community Partners and the Library all received a donation

100 Women Who Care make a donation to Sylvan Lake Food Bank and Bethany Care Centre. Photo By Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
RCMP. (Black Press File Photo)

Calgary man dies in two-vehicle collision near Sylvan Lake

A semi truck collided with a SUV just east of Hwy. 781 on Hwy 11.

RCMP. (Black Press File Photo)
Shaelynn Decock and her dog Taco, who has been missing since Aug. 26. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake woman looking for closure for her stolen dog

Shaelynn Decock says it has been two months since she last saw her dog Taco

Shaelynn Decock and her dog Taco, who has been missing since Aug. 26. Photo Submitted