Myra Nicks

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Poll: Public hearing on water bylaw tonight

Will you be there?

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Librarian hopes you’re reading 15 minutes a day

Read for 15 is a literacy event coming up as a friendly competition for readers

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A racing heart doesn’t slow this woman down

Despite a rare heart condition, Cinzia Cappella serves her community in many ways

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Warmer weather brings out winter outdoor enthusiasts

Sylvan Lake was covered with people ice fishing, skating, and snowmobiling today

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Freeze to fundraise for charity

Registration is open for Sylvan Lake’s annual fundraiser, the Polar Bear Dip

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Nicks: Reframing resolutions

Nicks: Reframing resolutions

Bi-weekly column on all things holistic health related

Nicks: Reframing resolutions
Nicks: Reframing resolutions

Nicks: Reframing resolutions

Bi-weekly column on all things holistic health relate

Nicks: Reframing resolutions
Sylvan Lakers and guests celebrated the new year with fireworks in the early evening of Jan. 1. The lake was full of vehicles and people watching the brilliant display. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: Happy New Year on the lake

Sylvan’s fireworks display last night brought out crowds

Sylvan Lakers and guests celebrated the new year with fireworks in the early evening of Jan. 1. The lake was full of vehicles and people watching the brilliant display. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
The Hands of Mother Teresa ambassadors participating in a decorating challenge as a team building activity in the month of December led by school counsellor Trevor Reinhart. Photo submitted

Schools focus on prevention measures for mental health

Hands of Mother Teresa and Bethany Buddies are two programs intended to support well being

The Hands of Mother Teresa ambassadors participating in a decorating challenge as a team building activity in the month of December led by school counsellor Trevor Reinhart. Photo submitted
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Poll: Do you make New Year’s resolutions?

Some love them and some don’t.

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Photo: Merry Christmas on the lake

Photo: Merry Christmas on the lake

One of our readers, Alanna McKellar, submitted this photo

Photo: Merry Christmas on the lake
Grades 4 - 6 singing a piece from the play ““The Holiday Who-sical,” written by the school’s music teacher, Kim Niemela. Photo submitted

Beacon Hill performs original play

Grades 4 - 6 performed “The Holiday Who-sical” written by music teacher Kim Niemela

Grades 4 - 6 singing a piece from the play ““The Holiday Who-sical,” written by the school’s music teacher, Kim Niemela. Photo submitted
Photo: Long service awarded

Photo: Long service awarded

The Sylvan Lake Foundation held their annual long service awards Dec. 20

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Lacey hammers out a red hot horse shoe to prepare it for sizing. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

How to be a proper farrier

Kim Lacey has spent over four years training to shoe horses

Lacey hammers out a red hot horse shoe to prepare it for sizing. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
C.P. Blakely School collected 1500 items and $238.60 during their annual Christmas Food Drive for the Sylvan Lake Food Bank. C.P. Blakely- Anne Frey, Janet Reddekopp, Tara Ireland (front row) Sylvan Lake Food Bank- Dianne Wirth, Frank Steckler and Kelly Cordon (back row) Photo submitted

Photo: C.P. Blakely feeds food bank

The school collected 1500 items during their annual Christmas Food Drive

C.P. Blakely School collected 1500 items and $238.60 during their annual Christmas Food Drive for the Sylvan Lake Food Bank. C.P. Blakely- Anne Frey, Janet Reddekopp, Tara Ireland (front row) Sylvan Lake Food Bank- Dianne Wirth, Frank Steckler and Kelly Cordon (back row) Photo submitted
Tim Mearns hands a cheque for $2000 from Telus to Donna Ellerby, the chair for Community Partners, for their annual Christmas dinner. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photo: Telus supports community holiday dinner

Telus donated $2000 to Community Partners

Tim Mearns hands a cheque for $2000 from Telus to Donna Ellerby, the chair for Community Partners, for their annual Christmas dinner. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
The Atom B Lakers won gold in the Dec. 15-17 tournament in Wetaskiwin. The game was an intense one, with the Lakers down 5-2 at one point and coming back for the win at 6-5. Photo submitted

Photo: Atom B Lakers win gold

The Lakers won 6-5 against Wetaskiwin in an intense tournament

The Atom B Lakers won gold in the Dec. 15-17 tournament in Wetaskiwin. The game was an intense one, with the Lakers down 5-2 at one point and coming back for the win at 6-5. Photo submitted
The PeeWee C Lakers beat Canmore 11 - 2 Dec. 16 at NexSource Centre, making up for their loss to Canmore last time the two teams played against each other. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

PeeWee Lakers win against Canmore

The PeeWee C Lakers beat Canmore 11 - 2 Dec. 16 at NexSource Centre

The PeeWee C Lakers beat Canmore 11 - 2 Dec. 16 at NexSource Centre, making up for their loss to Canmore last time the two teams played against each other. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Voters giving the Tao of Health planter a vote for Best Overall Planter or the Best Themed Planter. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lakers vote on Winter Village planters

There are two more days to vote in the planter parade

Voters giving the Tao of Health planter a vote for Best Overall Planter or the Best Themed Planter. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
The Grade Two class at Ecole Steffie Woima Elementary School made Christmas trees out of ice-cream cones, icing, marshmallows and tons of other candy decorations this afternoon. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: Grade Two class creates holiday scenes

Steffie Woima students worked on their Christmas tree projects Dec. 15

The Grade Two class at Ecole Steffie Woima Elementary School made Christmas trees out of ice-cream cones, icing, marshmallows and tons of other candy decorations this afternoon. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News