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Ian Oostindie during the by-election campaign. (Facebook photo)

Ian Oostindie named new Sylvan Lake town councillor

Voting wrapped up at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and the…

Ian Oostindie during the by-election campaign. (Facebook photo)
If you or someone you know is experiencing a dental emergency and you’re not sure you can afford help, call Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association. (File photo)

Better option for dental emergencies

For individuals and families that are struggling to make ends meet, a…

If you or someone you know is experiencing a dental emergency and you’re not sure you can afford help, call Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association. (File photo)
And they’re off. The Skocdopoles held their annual Hespero Balloon Race this September long weekend. (Photo by Sheri Skocdopole Photography)

Hot air balloons over Eckville

Eckville residents may have done a double take during the long weekend…

And they’re off. The Skocdopoles held their annual Hespero Balloon Race this September long weekend. (Photo by Sheri Skocdopole Photography)
Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub. (Photo submitted)

Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub complete

A space for peace and mindfulness in Sylvan Lake is now complete.…

Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub. (Photo submitted)
Eckville’s first hospital and the site of the proposed Dr. Frank Coppock Memorial Museum. (Photo submitted)

Eckville Historical Society gauging interest in museum

With over 100 years behind the community, Eckville has a lot of…

Eckville’s first hospital and the site of the proposed Dr. Frank Coppock Memorial Museum. (Photo submitted)
A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)

Local youth can learn to cook

Sylvan Lake’s recreation and culture department is stirring things up a bit…

A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)
From left: H.J. Cody instructor Randall Prediger, Crucial Diesel owner Chris Jervis, Lodge 43 owner Trevor Jones and Canadian Tire Sylvan Lake owner Randy Patton with some till receipts after shopping for some much-needed items for the school’s industrial education program. (Photo submitted)

Burger sales net nearly $1,700 for H.J. Cody program

Thanks to Lodge 43 and Chris Jervis, owner of Crucial Diesel in…

From left: H.J. Cody instructor Randall Prediger, Crucial Diesel owner Chris Jervis, Lodge 43 owner Trevor Jones and Canadian Tire Sylvan Lake owner Randy Patton with some till receipts after shopping for some much-needed items for the school’s industrial education program. (Photo submitted)
Try outs began last week for the Wranglers’ fourth season in Sylvan Lake.

Another season begins for Sylvan Lake Wranglers

The Sylvan Lake Wranglers junior B hockey team started try outs on…

Try outs began last week for the Wranglers’ fourth season in Sylvan Lake.
The by-election candidate forum drew a large crowd on Aug. 31. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake by-election candidate forum draws full house

Although it was the last evening of summer vacation, before school starts…

The by-election candidate forum drew a large crowd on Aug. 31. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig/Sylvan Lake News)
Sylvan Lake will be celebrating Alberta Day on Sept. 3. (File photo)

Celebrate being Albertan

Sylvan Lake will be celebrating the first Alberta Day, Sept. 3 with…

Sylvan Lake will be celebrating Alberta Day on Sept. 3. (File photo)
Chris Jervis and his wife, Malissa, and their two sons, Gage, 8, and Jace, 6. (Photo submitted)

Local family competed in Miles Of Mayhem

A local business owner and his family recently competed in the Miles…

Chris Jervis and his wife, Malissa, and their two sons, Gage, 8, and Jace, 6. (Photo submitted)
One of the teachers at C.P. Blakely School acting as a crossing guard last year. Staff and students are hoping the 2022/2023 school year will be as normal as possible. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

CESD has high hopes for a normal school year

Staff and students with Chinook’s Edge School Division (CESD) are looking forward…

One of the teachers at C.P. Blakely School acting as a crossing guard last year. Staff and students are hoping the 2022/2023 school year will be as normal as possible. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Sylvan Lake RCMP were called to a construction site off Highway 11 for a theft in progress.

Sylvan Lake security guard interrupts theft at construction site

Multiple charges laid for Sylvan Lake man and Wetaskiwin woman

Sylvan Lake RCMP were called to a construction site off Highway 11 for a theft in progress.
Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)

Local youth will be dancing in Egypt

Kaitlyn Worr has been dancing for as long as she can remember,…

Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)
Pictured, young players in the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp had to skate from one end of the arena to the other without being tagged by the coaches. Tagged players had to drop to the ice and be dragged off.

Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp wraps up 48th year

After hosting about 100 kids a week for the last eight weeks,…

Pictured, young players in the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp had to skate from one end of the arena to the other without being tagged by the coaches. Tagged players had to drop to the ice and be dragged off.
Susan Samson is pictured giving her presentation to Sylvan Lake town council.

Bringing more doctors to Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake’s Advanced Ambulatory Care Service (AACS) has been experiencing closures recently,…

Susan Samson is pictured giving her presentation to Sylvan Lake town council.
A male was arrested Aug. 21 for threatening to harm members of the public.

Male arrested for uttering threats

Sylvan Lake RCMP arrested a 25-year-old male in the morning hours of…

A male was arrested Aug. 21 for threatening to harm members of the public.
Sylvan Lake is working on a Recreation, Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan. This summer, the town hosted several provincial baseball tournaments, such as the one pictured.

Get involved in planning Sylvan Lake’s future

The town of Sylvan Lake is looking ahead and planning for the…

Sylvan Lake is working on a Recreation, Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan. This summer, the town hosted several provincial baseball tournaments, such as the one pictured.
The Flags of Remembrance ceremony will be held at Sylvan Lake’s Centennial Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. (Photo submitted by Al Cameron)

Sylvan Lake honouring military heroes

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Veterans Voices of Canada will be hosting their…

The Flags of Remembrance ceremony will be held at Sylvan Lake’s Centennial Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. (Photo submitted by Al Cameron)
Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library recently donated $6,259.58 to the library. Pictured from left to right, Tanya Ryga, Gail Innes, John Kloosterman, Ian Oostindie, Debbie Oostindie and Sam Kurt. Andrea Newland, library director, is seated in the chair. The group is looking for new, younger volunteers to take over.

Library group looking for new volunteers

The Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library made their final donation on…

Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library recently donated $6,259.58 to the library. Pictured from left to right, Tanya Ryga, Gail Innes, John Kloosterman, Ian Oostindie, Debbie Oostindie and Sam Kurt. Andrea Newland, library director, is seated in the chair. The group is looking for new, younger volunteers to take over.