Michaela Ludwig

A county of Wetaskiwin Farmer beats the heat with an umbrella rigged up to a tractor as he takes to the fields. Photo by Shaela Dansereau/Black Press)

Recent weather tough on central Alberta farmers

The recent string of weather across central Alberta has affected some farmers…

A county of Wetaskiwin Farmer beats the heat with an umbrella rigged up to a tractor as he takes to the fields. Photo by Shaela Dansereau/Black Press)
Sean Durkin appointed new town CAO.

Sylvan Lake welcomes new CAO

Who better to serve as CAO for the town of Sylvan Lake…

Sean Durkin appointed new town CAO.
Sylvan Lake Mariner Justin Lucas connects with the ball during the first game of the provincial tournament, held in Sylvan Lake July 29, 30 and 31.

Sylvan Lake Mariners rally back for fourth-place finish in provincials

It was a tough weekend of baseball for the Mariners 18U AA…

Sylvan Lake Mariner Justin Lucas connects with the ball during the first game of the provincial tournament, held in Sylvan Lake July 29, 30 and 31.
The Sylvan Lake Rotary Club is now selling memorial stones along the lighthouse pathway.

Lighthouse memorial stones raise money to help others

It’s a donation that stands the test of time: your name engraved…

The Sylvan Lake Rotary Club is now selling memorial stones along the lighthouse pathway.
A shortage of doctors is causing Advanced Ambulatory Care Services to shut down.

Sylvan Lake working to address doctor shortage

A shortage of doctors is affecting all Albertans, but the Sylvan Lake…

A shortage of doctors is causing Advanced Ambulatory Care Services to shut down.
The new early chapter books section of the library.

Young readers finding their own special place at Sylvan Lake library

Have you heard that we love books? We especially enjoy watching our…

The new early chapter books section of the library.
Sylvan Lake town council want a resort municipality program brought to Alberta.

Sylvan Lake exploring resort municipality options

Tourist destinations in British Columbia can apply for the province’s Resort Municipality…

Sylvan Lake town council want a resort municipality program brought to Alberta.
A portion of Lakeshore Drive closed in late June 2022 and opened early after the town received complaints.

Lakeshore Drive opened Aug. 2

A portion of Lakeshore Drive was closed in late June and is…

A portion of Lakeshore Drive closed in late June 2022 and opened early after the town received complaints.
Winners from the Meadowlands Open Golf Tournament July 2022. Left to right, Kathy Salter, Dean Dereniuk, Carla Smith and Denis Murphy. (Submitted by Ken White)

Titles defended during Meadowlands Open Golf Tournament

Dean Dereniuk and Carla Smith defended their championships at the Meadowlands Open…

Winners from the Meadowlands Open Golf Tournament July 2022. Left to right, Kathy Salter, Dean Dereniuk, Carla Smith and Denis Murphy. (Submitted by Ken White)
Sylvan Lake residents are encouraged to sign up for the Crime Capture Program.

Crime Capture Program can help RCMP solve crimes

It’s been just over a year since the Crime Capture Program launched…

Sylvan Lake residents are encouraged to sign up for the Crime Capture Program.
Bed races proved popular at the inaugural event in 2021. (Sylvan Lake News file photo)

Second annual Lions Club picnic helps central Alberta families

Bed races and family fun returns as Sylvan Lake Lions partner with Aspire Special Needs

Bed races proved popular at the inaugural event in 2021. (Sylvan Lake News file photo)
Jazz at the Lake returns to its festival format Aug. 19 to 21. (Facebook photo/Jazz at the Lake)

Jazz At The Lake Festival celebrating 20th anniversary

Festival and movie nights provide great family entertainment next month

Jazz at the Lake returns to its festival format Aug. 19 to 21. (Facebook photo/Jazz at the Lake)
Brady Durkin, after taking first place in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tournament at Carstairs Golf Course. (Photo courtesy of Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)

Sylvan Lake golfer takes first in Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tournament

Brady Durkin scores 72 twice to win bantam boys

Brady Durkin, after taking first place in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tournament at Carstairs Golf Course. (Photo courtesy of Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)
Storm player Parker Small slides into second base and makes it safely. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Provincial baseball tournaments come to Sylvan Lake

Storm take gold, Mariners bring home bronze

Storm player Parker Small slides into second base and makes it safely. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Victim Services will be coming back to Sylvan Lake under new funding model.

Victim Services returning to Sylvan Lake

Announcement means community will have dedicated unit once again

Victim Services will be coming back to Sylvan Lake under new funding model.
After the ribbon was cut, families rushed in for a day of fun. Pictured from left to right: councillor Kjeryn Dakin; councillor Jas Payne; councillor Tim Mearns; Skylar Murdoch and Priscilla D’Mello from Co-operators and their two children; Laura Lauder, chair of the spray park committee; MLA Devin Dreeshen; Mayor Megan Hanson; councillor Teresa Rilling.

Grand opening delights families at new playground and splash park

Official ribbon cutting for Co-operators Play Zone and splash park

After the ribbon was cut, families rushed in for a day of fun. Pictured from left to right: councillor Kjeryn Dakin; councillor Jas Payne; councillor Tim Mearns; Skylar Murdoch and Priscilla D’Mello from Co-operators and their two children; Laura Lauder, chair of the spray park committee; MLA Devin Dreeshen; Mayor Megan Hanson; councillor Teresa Rilling.
The JAWS At The Lake event will be happening on Aug. 6.

Summer fun continues in Sylvan Lake

The summer heat has finally arrived and people are excited to spend…

The JAWS At The Lake event will be happening on Aug. 6.