Myra Nicks

Easter egg hunt to raise funds for spray park

Easter egg hunt to raise funds for spray park

The Sylvan Spray Park Committee is hosting an Easter party and egg hunt March 31

Easter egg hunt to raise funds for spray park
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Take it Off campaign encourages ice hut removal

As spring thaw approaches, hut owners are encouraged to remove huts sooner rather than later

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The Grade 5 class at C.P. Blakely wrapping up a medieval theme with a night showcasing their artwork, shields and helmets they created. Photos submitted

Photos: Medieval month ends in celebration

C.P. Blakely students shared what they learned through artwork, games and food.

The Grade 5 class at C.P. Blakely wrapping up a medieval theme with a night showcasing their artwork, shields and helmets they created. Photos submitted
Ariel adjusts to her new legs slowly as her friends try to figure out what is new about her.

The Little Mermaid comes to Sylvan

The Ecole Mother Teresa Performing Arts Department performed the musical

Ariel adjusts to her new legs slowly as her friends try to figure out what is new about her.
Snowplow driver John Stewart shows students the sand and salt used on the roads during winter to help make driving easier.

Elementary students learn about snow plows

Drivers shared how the roads are cleared of snow and ice and gave snow plow tours

Snowplow driver John Stewart shows students the sand and salt used on the roads during winter to help make driving easier.
PeeWee A Sylvan Lake Laker, Jaxon Junk attempts to score during the second overtime during their game with the Olds Grizzlies March 11 at the Eckville Arena. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Lakers win playoff game against Grizzlies

The PeeWee A Sylvan Lake Lakers won 6 -5 in triple overtime

PeeWee A Sylvan Lake Laker, Jaxon Junk attempts to score during the second overtime during their game with the Olds Grizzlies March 11 at the Eckville Arena. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
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Government invests $10 million to fight rural crime

Provincial and federal funding to be used for more officers, civilian staff and Crown prosecutors

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Celebrate your favourite volunteer

Celebrate your favourite volunteer

The deadline for Volunteer Awards nominations is March 23

Celebrate your favourite volunteer
Exploring selfies on International Women’s Day. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Nicks: Selfish selfies or empowering expression?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Exploring selfies on International Women’s Day. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Steenbergen signs with Coyotes

Tyler Steenbergen has signed a three-year entry level contract

Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Steenbergen signs with Coyotes

Tyler Steenbergen has signed a three-year entry level contract

Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Red Deer County Councillor enters UCP nomination race

Christine Moore has put her name in for the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake candidacy

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2018 Board of Directors for Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce                                 Top left to right: Charlie Everest (Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash), Dave Phillips (MGT Management), Joel Johannson (Meadowlands Golf Club + Pro-Care Landscaping), Brad Bromley (Sobeys Sylvan Lake), Dwayne Stoesz (7 Points Media), Crystal Lanz (Lakestone Insurance).                                Bottom left to right: Kelly Stewart (Rowanoak Law Office), Jeremy Martins (Coldwell Banker Ontrack Realty), Tracey Soroka (Executive Assistant),Keri Pratt (The Wood Shed Axe Throwing), Denise Bryan-Williams (Executive Director), Cathy Forner (C4ner Management), Kjeryn Dakin (Viva La Sirena + Bukwildz), Al Sztym (RoyAl Glass).                                Photo submitted

New Chamber of Commerce Board and Executive announced

New president Keri Pratt’s vision for Sylvan Lake business is collaborative

2018 Board of Directors for Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce                                 Top left to right: Charlie Everest (Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash), Dave Phillips (MGT Management), Joel Johannson (Meadowlands Golf Club + Pro-Care Landscaping), Brad Bromley (Sobeys Sylvan Lake), Dwayne Stoesz (7 Points Media), Crystal Lanz (Lakestone Insurance).                                Bottom left to right: Kelly Stewart (Rowanoak Law Office), Jeremy Martins (Coldwell Banker Ontrack Realty), Tracey Soroka (Executive Assistant),Keri Pratt (The Wood Shed Axe Throwing), Denise Bryan-Williams (Executive Director), Cathy Forner (C4ner Management), Kjeryn Dakin (Viva La Sirena + Bukwildz), Al Sztym (RoyAl Glass).                                Photo submitted
Grade six students making “awesome goggles” to remind themselves to see the best in each other. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

C.P. Blakely students learn compassion and respect

Grade seven students used the presentation “U Rock” to teach peers how to relate positively

Grade six students making “awesome goggles” to remind themselves to see the best in each other. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
H.J. Cody Senior Girls basketball team after a strong game Feb. 28 in Camrose. The girls took an early lead and won 50-36. They now advance to the semi-finals on Monday where they face the number one ranked team, Wetaskiwin. Photo submitted

Photo: H.J. Cody Senior Girls win against Camrose

The girls took an early lead and won 50-36 in their Feb. 28 game

H.J. Cody Senior Girls basketball team after a strong game Feb. 28 in Camrose. The girls took an early lead and won 50-36. They now advance to the semi-finals on Monday where they face the number one ranked team, Wetaskiwin. Photo submitted
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Sylvan Laker Joan Barnes seeks to become UCP candidate

Barnes has registered with Elections Alberta for the Sylvan Lake-Innisfail constituency

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Students at Ecole Mother Teresa School participate in an exercise to discover how it feels to be bullied and picked on. The activity was arranged by the school’s Kindness Ambassadors who did presentations throughout the day in the classrooms. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

PHOTOS: Pink Shirt Day celebrated around Sylvan Lake

Students from many of the schools in Sylvan Lake donned pink shirts Feb. 28

Students at Ecole Mother Teresa School participate in an exercise to discover how it feels to be bullied and picked on. The activity was arranged by the school’s Kindness Ambassadors who did presentations throughout the day in the classrooms. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
A Sylvan Lake Laker rushes towards the puck with a group of Carstairs Bruins closing in during the Atom D team’s lively game Feb. 25 at the NexSource Centre. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake Ness

Atom D Lakers lose to Bruins in a close game

A lively game with the Carstairs team ended with the Lakers losing 5 - 6

A Sylvan Lake Laker rushes towards the puck with a group of Carstairs Bruins closing in during the Atom D team’s lively game Feb. 25 at the NexSource Centre. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake Ness
Nicks: How does belief shape you?

Nicks: How does belief shape you?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Nicks: How does belief shape you?
Nicks: Does it matter what you believe?

Nicks: Does it matter what you believe?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Nicks: Does it matter what you believe?