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Sylvan Lake Municipal Library going waste free with new program

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library going waste free with new program

The Zero Waste DIY program begins on Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. on Zoom

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library going waste free with new program
Madison Smith accepts the Eckford Trophy from Eckville Mayor Helen Posti. Smith also received the Sylvan Lake Rotary Scholarship. Photo Submitted

PHOTOS: Eckville graduates receive their diplomas, finally

Eckville Jr./Sr. High School held a socially distanced grad over the weekend

Madison Smith accepts the Eckford Trophy from Eckville Mayor Helen Posti. Smith also received the Sylvan Lake Rotary Scholarship. Photo Submitted
Two-man teams of Scuba divers wade out into the lake to collect the bits of trash that had been sunk to the bottom of the lake. Not long before the divers took to the lake, the wind picked up making the water choppy and the visibility low. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Small force of locals team up for Sylvan Lake Underwater Cleanup

The annual cleanup was focused on getting an much garbage out of the lake as possible

Two-man teams of Scuba divers wade out into the lake to collect the bits of trash that had been sunk to the bottom of the lake. Not long before the divers took to the lake, the wind picked up making the water choppy and the visibility low. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Gord Bamford Concert, Sept. 19, 2020. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Gord Bamford serenades Sylvan Lake at sold out concert

Gord Bamford played for a sold out crowd at a drive-in concert Sept. 19 in Sylvan Lake

Gord Bamford Concert, Sept. 19, 2020. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
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“My world exploded,” says Bentley-area farmer who’s swather was struck by a motorist

Dennis Duncan was a mile from home when his swather was struck by another travelling at high speeds

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Alison and Randy Patton are the new owners of the Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

New owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire looking to be big part of the community

Randy and Alison Patton are the new owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire

Alison and Randy Patton are the new owners of the Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Classic fall season expected for Central Alberta

Classic fall season expected for Central Alberta

The Weather Network is predicting a slow slide into winter with a near normal autumn in the region

Classic fall season expected for Central Alberta
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library goes fines-free

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library goes fines-free

Overdue fines at the library have been eliminated for all materials

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library goes fines-free
Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake gathers to honour the fallen at annual Flags of Remembrance ceremony

The smaller-than-normal ceremony starts the “season of remembrance” in Sylvan Lake

Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Shirley Gradwell and Sandra Simpson, volunteer coordinator at Bethany, show off the celebratory cookies each resident and employee received as part of the 75th celebration. Photo Submitted

Bethany Sylvan Lake residents celebrate care society’s 75th anniversary

On Sept. 10 the Bethany Care Society turned 75, and local residents celebrated with cookies

Shirley Gradwell and Sandra Simpson, volunteer coordinator at Bethany, show off the celebratory cookies each resident and employee received as part of the 75th celebration. Photo Submitted
Motorcycles and other vehicles lined the Library parking lot Thursday evening, many of which had child-firendly decorations such as teddy bears, for a bike rally. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Bikers gather to celebrate Sylvan Lake boy fighting rare disease

A bike rally was held in the parking lot by the library Thursday evening

Motorcycles and other vehicles lined the Library parking lot Thursday evening, many of which had child-firendly decorations such as teddy bears, for a bike rally. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
The Warning Signs of Suicide

The Warning Signs of Suicide

Sept. 10 is World Suicide Awareness Day

The Warning Signs of Suicide
Photo by Carmen Therriault

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library hosts photography exhibit

The Photo Walk exhibit showcases photos from locals taken between April and June

Photo by Carmen Therriault
Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season

Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season

The summer camp plans to host regular events next summer after closing due to the pandemic

Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season
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Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce announce business award finalists

There are two new categories to the awards this year Business Resiliency and Business Philanthropy

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Wendy Sauvageau. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

‘Landlords beware’ warns Sylvan Lake woman whose home was wrecked by former tenants

Wendy Sauvageau says the damage done to her home is making her reconsider renting it out

Wendy Sauvageau. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performing in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park in a drive-in concert on Canada Day. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Sylvan Lake to host first event since February, featuring Gord Bamford

Gord Bamford will preform at a drive-in concert, the first in the Town’s Drive-in Concert Series

Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performing in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park in a drive-in concert on Canada Day. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
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Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey developing ‘cohort play’ for 2020 season

SLMH hopes to see a shorten season to happen, but can’t say for sure that will happen

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Corinne Mielnichuk (File Photo)

Sylvan Lake woman urges the public to consider becoming an organ donor

After receiving a liver transplant, Corinne Mielnichuk has seen how organ donation can change lives

Corinne Mielnichuk (File Photo)
Carter Collins runs the football in for a touchdown while Noah Pickering, No. 54, blocks for him during his 44-yard touchdown run, Oct. 3. File Photo

Sylvan Lake Minor Football holding fall camps in lieu of fall season

The hope is a full football season will return in the spring of 2021

Carter Collins runs the football in for a touchdown while Noah Pickering, No. 54, blocks for him during his 44-yard touchdown run, Oct. 3. File Photo