Myra Nicks

Franco Commisso, an angler from Edmonton with a northern pike 31 pounds and 45.5” in Sylvan Lake in mid-March, just before regulations changed to help the pike population in the lake recover. Photo Submitted

Fishing in Sylvan Lake: species in need of recovery this year

Current concern for Sylvan Lake is overharvest of Walleye and Northern Pike

Franco Commisso, an angler from Edmonton with a northern pike 31 pounds and 45.5” in Sylvan Lake in mid-March, just before regulations changed to help the pike population in the lake recover. Photo Submitted
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Instructor receives Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt

A feat many years in the making, Ken Sumner officially earned the black belt in early April

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Joel Loh seventh UCP candidate for Sylvan Lake-Innisfail

Joel Loh seventh UCP candidate for Sylvan Lake-Innisfail

The party will choose their representative at the end of this month

Joel Loh seventh UCP candidate for Sylvan Lake-Innisfail
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Sylvan Laker wants to see more “No Hunting” signs

After her dog was shot and killed, Barb Herbert is asking for more signage

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Chase Cummings singing her version of Rihanna’s “Titanium” at Acoustic Cafe at Timber April 12.

Photos: Young performers sing, tell jokes and more

Acoustic Cafe gives kids a chance to perform for each other at Timber Coffee

Chase Cummings singing her version of Rihanna’s “Titanium” at Acoustic Cafe at Timber April 12.
Several of the hockey players wrapped their sticks in green at the Fox Run Hockey Academy Teacher vrs. Student wrap up game, March 11. Part of the proceeds from the puck toss held in between games will go to the Humboldt Broncos.

Photos: Teachers win in wrap up hockey academy game

Fox Run Hockey Academy had their Teacher vrs. Student wrap up game today school

Several of the hockey players wrapped their sticks in green at the Fox Run Hockey Academy Teacher vrs. Student wrap up game, March 11. Part of the proceeds from the puck toss held in between games will go to the Humboldt Broncos.
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How to grow a German shepherd

Local breeder, Jan Zerebeski, shares what it takes to train dogs well

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Photo: Panthers win inaugural year

The Hockey Central Panthers won ten games and lost two during playoffs

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Nicks: What does it mean to be devoted?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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Fashion show to feed food bank

Fashion show to feed food bank

Styling Sylvan will showcase the latest summer fashions while supporting Community Partners

Fashion show to feed food bank
Good Earth Coffeehouse was packed with people enjoying the grand opening of Sylvan Lake’s newest coffee shop. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: Good Earth Coffeehouse grand opening draws crowds

The coffee shop was full of people enjoying free coffee, live music, beer and wine samplings

Good Earth Coffeehouse was packed with people enjoying the grand opening of Sylvan Lake’s newest coffee shop. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
This month’s kindness challenge board hiding somewhere in Sylvan Lake. The only clue from this picture is the lighting. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Travelling Kindness board encourages random acts of kindness

The challenge is a collaboration between the Flipside Youth Center and Sylvan Lake Municipal Library

This month’s kindness challenge board hiding somewhere in Sylvan Lake. The only clue from this picture is the lighting. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Two men rob service stations with “machete-like” weapon

Two men rob service stations with “machete-like” weapon

Suspects caught quickly after demanding money from Sylvan Lake and Eckville service stations

Two men rob service stations with “machete-like” weapon
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Elementary school adding two modular classrooms

The classrooms will be added to École Our Lady of The Rosary School in time for the new school year

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Local businesses rally around babies needs

17 businesses are collecting diapers and baby wipes for Community Partners

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Tess McLachlin decided to put the idea of folding book pages to form words to use when a local library was getting rid of a bunch of old books. She now sells her creations at local markets under the name Folded by Tess. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: Slide into Spring starts market season

Local artists and makers presented their wares at the Community Centre last Sunday

Tess McLachlin decided to put the idea of folding book pages to form words to use when a local library was getting rid of a bunch of old books. She now sells her creations at local markets under the name Folded by Tess. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Kids dressed up in their finest enjoyed a dance party with DJ Sabatoge at the Capes and Crowns Ball Friday evening. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Slideshow: Capes and Crowns Ball highlights

The sold out ball gave families an opportunity to dress up, dance, and fundraise for a bus

Kids dressed up in their finest enjoyed a dance party with DJ Sabatoge at the Capes and Crowns Ball Friday evening. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Elijah Fullerton singing “Nautical Disaster” by the Tragically Hip with the band Metrognomes at the nineteenth annual Sylvan Celebration of Music, March 23 at the Alliance Church. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Annual musical festival needs volunteers to continue

The 19th annual Sylvan Celebration of Music festival showcased a wide range of performers

Elijah Fullerton singing “Nautical Disaster” by the Tragically Hip with the band Metrognomes at the nineteenth annual Sylvan Celebration of Music, March 23 at the Alliance Church. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
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Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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A new three-year collective agreement was recently officially agreed upon for Members of Local 301 working at Sylvan Lake Lodge in a round of bargaining between the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC) and the seniors’ facility. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Three-year collective agreement reached for Lodge employees

Highlights include wage increases and more evenly distributed on-call work

A new three-year collective agreement was recently officially agreed upon for Members of Local 301 working at Sylvan Lake Lodge in a round of bargaining between the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC) and the seniors’ facility. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News