Megan Roth

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Lacombe County, including summer villages and Eckville under Enhanced Status

Nov. 17, the County announced Province mandated measures are in place for the County

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Letters to Santa can be dropped off at Sylvan Lake’s North Pole Drive-Thru

In addition to the drive-thru, a self-guided Twinkle Tour is in the works

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The Gulls Stadium is still under construction, but the team is preparing for opening day in June 2021, with player announcements. (Photo Courtesy of TD Aerials - Central Alberta)

Sylvan Lake Gulls pick up local players in first player announcements

The Gulls are in full scouting mode to prepare for opening day in June 2021.

The Gulls Stadium is still under construction, but the team is preparing for opening day in June 2021, with player announcements. (Photo Courtesy of TD Aerials - Central Alberta)
From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake to host Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts

The NexSource Centre will host a combined Boston Pizza Cup-Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Piper Logan Lacasse plays “Amazing Grace” during the Remembrance Day service, Nov. 11. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake Remembers

The annual Sylvan Lake Remembrance Day service was live streamed on Nov. 11

Piper Logan Lacasse plays “Amazing Grace” during the Remembrance Day service, Nov. 11. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Braidon Westin, no. 19 for the Wranglers, fights for the puck in a face-off in a recent game. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Wranglers on losing streak after first four game

The Wranglers lost thier first four games versus the Red Deer Vipers

Braidon Westin, no. 19 for the Wranglers, fights for the puck in a face-off in a recent game. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
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Town of Sylvan Lake placed on “watch list” for COVID-19, new mandates in place

As of Nov. 9, new mandatory and voluntary measures have been put in place for residents and visitors

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Many residents from Sylvan Lake and surrounding area came out to an open house at the Senior’s Centre to find out more about the final draft of the Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan. The IDP will now have a public hearing on Nov. 21. File Photo

Joint public hearing for Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan planned for Nov. 21

The IDP is a joint plan with eight municipalities surrounding Sylvan Lake

Many residents from Sylvan Lake and surrounding area came out to an open house at the Senior’s Centre to find out more about the final draft of the Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan. The IDP will now have a public hearing on Nov. 21. File Photo
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Sylvan Lake Municipal Library meets demand for more programming

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

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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

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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

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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.
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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

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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