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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

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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
Lakeshore Drive will be closed to motor vehicles on the September long weekend. This is an extension of the Lakeshore Drive Closure and Sidewalk Café Initiative, which was supposed to end the last weekend of August. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake extends weekend closure of Lakeshore Drive to vehicles through long weekend

The Lakeshore Drive Closure and Sidewalk Café Initiative has been extended to include Sept. 5-6

Lakeshore Drive will be closed to motor vehicles on the September long weekend. This is an extension of the Lakeshore Drive Closure and Sidewalk Café Initiative, which was supposed to end the last weekend of August. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
A screenshot of Kyle Murphy’s presentation to Council showing where the proposed shop would go in relation to the Town’s setbacks for cannabis retail locations, shown in yellow. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake Town Council denies downtown cannabis shop application

The cannabis shop wanted to open in Varsity Mall, but was in violation of the 150m setback

A screenshot of Kyle Murphy’s presentation to Council showing where the proposed shop would go in relation to the Town’s setbacks for cannabis retail locations, shown in yellow. Photo Submitted
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Burman University campus open as classes move online

Residency is available to student who feel they work better on campus than at home

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Province working to permanently fix frost heaves on highway between Sylvan Lake and Red Deer

Province working to permanently fix frost heaves on highway between Sylvan Lake and Red Deer

The Province says work differs from last year’s, and involves full excavation of the 1km stretch

Province working to permanently fix frost heaves on highway between Sylvan Lake and Red Deer
l-r: Donna Park (Rec and Physio Assistant), Karen MacAulay (Bentley Farmers’ Market Board Chair & HCA at Bentley Care Centre), and Charmaine Westerlund (Bentley Care Centre Manager) pose for a photo with the new iPads and stands recently donated to the Bentley Care Centre from the farmer’s market. Photo Submitted

Bentley Farmer’s Market donates iPads to senior care home

The Farmer’s Market donated two iPads and stands to the Bentley Care Centre

l-r: Donna Park (Rec and Physio Assistant), Karen MacAulay (Bentley Farmers’ Market Board Chair & HCA at Bentley Care Centre), and Charmaine Westerlund (Bentley Care Centre Manager) pose for a photo with the new iPads and stands recently donated to the Bentley Care Centre from the farmer’s market. Photo Submitted
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Town of Sylvan Lake cancels two more events

The Info Night Fun Fest and CulinART Festivals in September have been cancelled

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Jackson Hicks, seven, completes assigned school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic in April. Photo Submitted.

At-home learning options available to Sylvan Lake students

Chinook’s Edge and RDCRS is developing at-home learning option for students unable to return to class

Jackson Hicks, seven, completes assigned school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic in April. Photo Submitted.
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New school year – new normal: Sylvan Lake students preparing to back to school

This school year will look different, and the differences will begin at home, school boards say

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CAO Wally Ferris and Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre sign the final draft of the agreement between the Town of Sylvan Lake and the Sylvan Lake Gulls baseball team, while the team owners Jen and Graham Schetzsle watch. Following the signing, everyone went out to the site, off of 60 Street and Memorial Trail, for the official groundbreaking. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Town of Sylvan Lake and the Gulls join forces for stadium groundbreaking

Work on the new sports park will move forward with plans to have it baseball ready next summer

CAO Wally Ferris and Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre sign the final draft of the agreement between the Town of Sylvan Lake and the Sylvan Lake Gulls baseball team, while the team owners Jen and Graham Schetzsle watch. Following the signing, everyone went out to the site, off of 60 Street and Memorial Trail, for the official groundbreaking. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake supports owners of Lakeside Go Karts after fire

Sylvan Lake supports owners of Lakeside Go Karts after fire

Lakeside Go Karts caught fire early Tuesday morning, resulting in substantial losses

Sylvan Lake supports owners of Lakeside Go Karts after fire
Sylvan Lake RCMP search for carjacking suspect

Sylvan Lake RCMP search for carjacking suspect

The theft and assault on Hwy 11 is not related to the STARS call Monday night, RCMP say

Sylvan Lake RCMP search for carjacking suspect
Fairway Estates. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps

Complaints about national flags on balconies spark outrage with Sylvan Lake residents

Six residents in Fairway Estates were asked to remove their flags from balconies after a complaint

Fairway Estates. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps