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Sylvan Lake excited for opening of Win This Space competition’s winner’s store

Lydia Neergaard of Party Like A Chef won the grand prize of the Win This Space contest

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Hope Cummins poses for a photo outside of Vancouver Acting School, where the 16-year-old is currently attending classes in order to follow her dreams of being a film and television actor. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake teen following her dreams with early college course

Hope Cummins is attending Vancouver Acting School before graduating from high school

Hope Cummins poses for a photo outside of Vancouver Acting School, where the 16-year-old is currently attending classes in order to follow her dreams of being a film and television actor. (Photo Submitted)
Ed Coles will take over as principal of Eckville Junior Senior High School beginning in the fall. (Photo Submitted)

Eckville Junior Senior High School has a new principal

Ed Coles will begin as the principal of the school beginning fall 2021

Ed Coles will take over as principal of Eckville Junior Senior High School beginning in the fall. (Photo Submitted)
Participants of the third annual Walk a Mile strutted from the lighthouse to the pier and back in heels and masks to raise awareness for domestic violence last year. (File Photo)

Sylvan Lake students raising awareness of gendered violence with annual walk

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes returns to Sylvan Lake on June 3

Participants of the third annual Walk a Mile strutted from the lighthouse to the pier and back in heels and masks to raise awareness for domestic violence last year. (File Photo)
Crowds gathered at Sylvan Lake beaches despite the pandemic last summer. (Photo Courtesy of papercandie on Twitter)

Town of Sylvan Lake expects to see large crowds once again this summer

The Town is continuing to look into option to keep the public safe while helping the local economy

Crowds gathered at Sylvan Lake beaches despite the pandemic last summer. (Photo Courtesy of papercandie on Twitter)
Carson McCulloch accepts the Athletic Ambassador Award. He was nominated three times for the award during the nomination period. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake youth recognized for volunteerism and leadership with annual awards

The Spark Awards were held virtually this year, on May 14

Carson McCulloch accepts the Athletic Ambassador Award. He was nominated three times for the award during the nomination period. (Photo Submitted)
A pair check out a vendor at the opening day of the Sylvan Lake Farmers’ Market last year. The market will open for the summer following COVID-19 guidelines this Friday, May 21. (File Photo)

Sylvan Lake Farmers’ Market returns to Lakefront Park this Friday

The farmers’ market kicks-off the long week in Sylvan Lake every year

A pair check out a vendor at the opening day of the Sylvan Lake Farmers’ Market last year. The market will open for the summer following COVID-19 guidelines this Friday, May 21. (File Photo)
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Sylvan Lake residents affected by Boil Water Advisory to be compensated

Sylvan Lake Town Council says the roughly 3,700 residents affected last month will be compensated

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Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools will not pilot draft curriculum

RDCRS is one of many divisions in the area to opt out of the pilot of the K-6 draft curriculum

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Pay parking station on 50A Street in Sylvan Lake. (File Photo)

Resident Parking program returns to Sylvan Lake this weekend

The programs runs from May 15 to Sept. 15 every year

Pay parking station on 50A Street in Sylvan Lake. (File Photo)
Chedda’ Heads Grilled Cheese Truck owner Dawson Strome and truck manager Allison Dolan look out from the service window on the truck. (File Photo)

Sylvan Lake’s Food Truck Thursdays expected to return with some changes

The Town is amending the Mobile Vending and Busking Bylaw which has a few changes for the event

Chedda’ Heads Grilled Cheese Truck owner Dawson Strome and truck manager Allison Dolan look out from the service window on the truck. (File Photo)
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Chinook’s Edge opts out of K-6 draft curriculum pilot

The school board cites concerns with the content and roll out of the curriculum

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Annette Dyke captured this gorgeous sunset at Sylvan Lake in November, which was warmer than usual and has lent itself to a warm spring. (Photo contributed)

Sylvan Lake transitioning from spring to summer with ice officially off the lake

Mayor Sean McIntyre announced the lake was officially ice free on May 2

Annette Dyke captured this gorgeous sunset at Sylvan Lake in November, which was warmer than usual and has lent itself to a warm spring. (Photo contributed)
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Sylvan Lake Town Council approves unchanged municipal tax rate

A drop in property values will result in the average property paying slightly more in property taxes

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Ecole Mother Teresa School hosted a "drive through" on Wednesday for the school's families. Parents and students drove through the crescent honking their horns and waving to their teachers. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Catholic middle school students in Sylvan Lake learning online

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools has moved middle school classes online until May 7

Ecole Mother Teresa School hosted a "drive through" on Wednesday for the school's families. Parents and students drove through the crescent honking their horns and waving to their teachers. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Outdoor education students from HJ Cody are cleaning up an area of the tree stand between the high school and the trail. Photographed is a a small path that cuts through the trees that the students intend to to lay down wood chips to make it a safer walking experience. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake outdoor ed class pivots curriculum to clean up tree stand

High school students are cleaning up an area of the tree stand by the school as part of outdoor ed

Outdoor education students from HJ Cody are cleaning up an area of the tree stand between the high school and the trail. Photographed is a a small path that cuts through the trees that the students intend to to lay down wood chips to make it a safer walking experience. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
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Nominations for Sylvan Lake municipal election now open

Those looking to run for mayor or council can fill out and submit nomination forms now

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Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate graffiti at local school

The graffiti was racially and culturally insensitive, RCMP say

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Participants take part in an outdoor spin class at Trybe Fitness Bar’s grand opening on April 16. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake community supports the opening of new gym

The community put its support behind a new business venture, a boutique fitness centre.

Participants take part in an outdoor spin class at Trybe Fitness Bar’s grand opening on April 16. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
More than 200 specially engraved bibles lined tables awaiting the 2021 graduates to come and pick them up on April 16.

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake grads honoured with personalized bible and gift

Bibles for Grads organized a drive-thru event for graduates in lieu of the usual larger celebration

More than 200 specially engraved bibles lined tables awaiting the 2021 graduates to come and pick them up on April 16.