Michaela Ludwig

Sylvan Lake emergency services, Legion and Rotary members and other guests will be out on Dec. 10 for the annual Charity Check Stop. (File photo)

Charity Check Stop coming to 47 Avenue

On Saturday, Dec. 10, Sylvan Lake’s emergency services, Rotary and Legion members…

Sylvan Lake emergency services, Legion and Rotary members and other guests will be out on Dec. 10 for the annual Charity Check Stop. (File photo)
HJ Cody School is fundraising for a new score clock in the gym, for basketball and volleyball games. (File photo)

HJ Cody fundraising for score clock

With one of the strongest athletic programs in Alberta, the gym in…

HJ Cody School is fundraising for a new score clock in the gym, for basketball and volleyball games. (File photo)
Sylvan Lake resident Susan Samson is pictured presenting to town council regarding doctor recruitment initiatives. Samson, along with Jarvis Bay resident Annabelle Wiseman, are being given the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal for their contributions to their communities. (File photo)

Samson and Wiseman awarded Platinum Jubilee Medal for outstanding community service

Sylvan Lake and the surrounding area is home to some extraordinary residents,…

Sylvan Lake resident Susan Samson is pictured presenting to town council regarding doctor recruitment initiatives. Samson, along with Jarvis Bay resident Annabelle Wiseman, are being given the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal for their contributions to their communities. (File photo)
A veterinary technical assistant program is now being offered through dual credit with Chinook’s Edge School Division. (File photo)

Dual credit program offers new opportunity for students

Gabrielle Chaisson, 17, has always known that she’d like to work with…

A veterinary technical assistant program is now being offered through dual credit with Chinook’s Edge School Division. (File photo)
Jeff Lunder and his working dog, Kermit, showed students at HJ Cody School a glimpse into the life of a canine arson investigator. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Students explore future career options

HJ Cody School offers Career Presentation Day

Jeff Lunder and his working dog, Kermit, showed students at HJ Cody School a glimpse into the life of a canine arson investigator. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Lakers player #42, Darien Currie, brings the ball down the field while his teammates hold back players from the Strathmore Spartans. The Lakers and Spartans met at Great Chief Park in Red Deer on Saturday, Nov. 19, for the provincial semi-final game. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Lakers wrap up season in third place

The HJ Cody Lakers played the Strathmore Spartans at Great Chief Park…

Lakers player #42, Darien Currie, brings the ball down the field while his teammates hold back players from the Strathmore Spartans. The Lakers and Spartans met at Great Chief Park in Red Deer on Saturday, Nov. 19, for the provincial semi-final game. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Sylvan Lake golfer Brady Durkin, 14, recently competed in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour National Championships in Florida. (Photo submitted)

Sylvan Lake junior golfer places sixth at national championship

Despite having to travel from Alberta to Florida and adjust his practice…

Sylvan Lake golfer Brady Durkin, 14, recently competed in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour National Championships in Florida. (Photo submitted)
Bull rider Cody Overchuk hangs on for all he’s worth during the Urban Dirtworks BRC Finals, presented by Wrangler, which was hosted at the NexSource Centre Nov. 18 and 19. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Bull Riders Canada bring finals to Sylvan Lake

The Urban Dirtworks Bull Riders Canada Finals, presented by Wrangler, took over…

Bull rider Cody Overchuk hangs on for all he’s worth during the Urban Dirtworks BRC Finals, presented by Wrangler, which was hosted at the NexSource Centre Nov. 18 and 19. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Beacon Hill Elementary School principal Trevor Sanche recently earned the Distinguished Leadership Award. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lake principal named distinguished leader

Trevor Sanche awarded high honour among school administration

Beacon Hill Elementary School principal Trevor Sanche recently earned the Distinguished Leadership Award. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
A Central Alberta Amazon player blocks a Calgary Jags player as she pushes for the puck during Saturday’s game at the NexSource Centre. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Wildcat Saturday in Sylvan Lake

It was Wildcat Saturday at the NexSource Centre this past weekend, Nov.…

A Central Alberta Amazon player blocks a Calgary Jags player as she pushes for the puck during Saturday’s game at the NexSource Centre. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Country music star Gord Bamford will be coming to Eckville on Dec. 3, to help raise funds for a new outdoor multipurpose facility in town. (Photo submitted)

Gord Bamford coming to Eckville for new outdoor facility

The Eckville Recreation Board (ERB) is raising funds for a new outdoor…

Country music star Gord Bamford will be coming to Eckville on Dec. 3, to help raise funds for a new outdoor multipurpose facility in town. (Photo submitted)
The Angels Anonymous Tree is set up at the Sylvan Lake Dairy Queen. (Photo submitted)

Making the most of this holiday season

Christmas can be an expensive time of year. Whether you live in…

The Angels Anonymous Tree is set up at the Sylvan Lake Dairy Queen. (Photo submitted)
The recession of RCMP members Const. Rebecca Bell and Const. Matthew DeSousa, and the Legion Colour Party during the Eckville Remembrance Day ceremony, held on Friday, Nov. 11, at the community centre. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Eckville’s Remembrance Day ceremony

The recession of RCMP members Const. Rebecca Bell and Const. Matthew DeSousa,…

The recession of RCMP members Const. Rebecca Bell and Const. Matthew DeSousa, and the Legion Colour Party during the Eckville Remembrance Day ceremony, held on Friday, Nov. 11, at the community centre. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Students from HJ Cody School’s 2021/2022 grade 9 class that received academic awards during Wednesday’s ceremony. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

HJ Cody School honours outstanding students

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, HJ Cody School staff honoured the school’s top…

Students from HJ Cody School’s 2021/2022 grade 9 class that received academic awards during Wednesday’s ceremony. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Jaidyn Glasier watches as Jackie Swainson, the Chinook’s Edge School Division trustee, Sylvan Lake RCMP Const. Matthew Lajeunesse and Legion member Jim Wilson place wreaths during the Beacon Hill Elementary School Remembrance Day ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Remembrance Day at Beacon Hill Elementary School

Jaidyn Glasier watches as Jackie Swainson, the Chinook’s Edge School Division trustee,…

Jaidyn Glasier watches as Jackie Swainson, the Chinook’s Edge School Division trustee, Sylvan Lake RCMP Const. Matthew Lajeunesse and Legion member Jim Wilson place wreaths during the Beacon Hill Elementary School Remembrance Day ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Chinook’s Edge School Division recently honoured teachers for their years of service. (File photo)

Local teachers honoured for years of service

On Thursday, Nov. 3, Chinook’s Edge School Division and the Alberta Teachers’…

Chinook’s Edge School Division recently honoured teachers for their years of service. (File photo)
Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce executive director Denise Bryan-Williams was selected by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to join other executive directors on a trip to Ireland in October. (Photo submitted)

Bringing ideas from the Emerald Isle to Sylvan Lake

It’s always interesting to be able to see how another country does…

Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce executive director Denise Bryan-Williams was selected by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to join other executive directors on a trip to Ireland in October. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association is launching a Ladies Night event, happening once a month. (File photo)

Ladies Night coming to Sylvan Lake

Life can get busy and it’s important to take time for yourself…

Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association is launching a Ladies Night event, happening once a month. (File photo)
Sylvan Lake resident Tanner Whidden gave his presentation to town council on Monday, Oct. 24, regarding better accessibility to the lake. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Laker advocating for better accessibility to the water

When you’re able-bodied, it can be all too easy to look past…

Sylvan Lake resident Tanner Whidden gave his presentation to town council on Monday, Oct. 24, regarding better accessibility to the lake. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Sylvan Lake town council discussed increasing ATCO Gas and Fortis franchise fees during Monday’s council meeting. (File photo)

Sylvan Lake town council divided on increasing franchise fees

During the Monday, Oct. 24, regular town council meeting, councillors were asked…

Sylvan Lake town council discussed increasing ATCO Gas and Fortis franchise fees during Monday’s council meeting. (File photo)
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