Myra Nicks

Photo by Andrew Neel, used with permission (instagram.com/andrewtneel)

When do you open Christmas presents?

Christmas Eve, morning or not at all

Photo by Andrew Neel, used with permission (instagram.com/andrewtneel)
Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Mentoring program celebrates successful year

FCSS Mentoring Program took the kids bowling Dec. 13

Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
The community enjoying a turkey dinner with all the trimmings on the grade 9 class at H.J. Cody Dec. 11. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Turkey dinner for those who inspire

The grade nine class treated the community to a full turkey dinner last night at H.J. Cody School

The community enjoying a turkey dinner with all the trimmings on the grade 9 class at H.J. Cody Dec. 11. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
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Photo: Dairy Queen collects a mound of toys for the holidays

Customers donated to the restaurant’s annual Angels Anonymous tree.

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Most Youth Friendly Business - Dan and Megan Jensen, owners of Timber Coffee                                Most Youth Friendly Employer - Pam Mitchell, owner of Dairy Queen                                Community Philanthropy - John-Paul Doucette, owner of Tim Hortons                                Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Third annual event honours youth friendly business

Three Sylvan Lake businesses were recognized Dec. 11 for role in supporting youth

Most Youth Friendly Business - Dan and Megan Jensen, owners of Timber Coffee                                Most Youth Friendly Employer - Pam Mitchell, owner of Dairy Queen                                Community Philanthropy - John-Paul Doucette, owner of Tim Hortons                                Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
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Toque Toss brings in warm clothing for communities

Bantam AA Tigers asked attendees at their Dec. 10 game to toss hats, mitts, socks and more on the ice

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Kevin Hughes did over a thousand burpees to raise funds for Movemember. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Burpees raise funds for Movember

Personal trainer Kevin Hughes performed over a thousand burpees

Kevin Hughes did over a thousand burpees to raise funds for Movemember. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
The ice is smooth and ready for people to skate on Sylvan Lake. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photo: Sylvan Lake is ready for skating

The ice was cleared this afternoon

The ice is smooth and ready for people to skate on Sylvan Lake. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Nicks: Giving to get or giving unconditionally

Nicks: Giving to get or giving unconditionally

Bi-weekly column on all things holistic health related

Nicks: Giving to get or giving unconditionally
Don’t drive drunk or high

Don’t drive drunk or high

Reminder from SADD, Minister of Transportation and RCMP

Don’t drive drunk or high
Spread joy not germs

Spread joy not germs

Alberta Health Services reminds Albertans to get their influenza shot

Spread joy not germs
Owner of Trilliant Real Estate Group, Pat Garritty with Lance and Sandra Meier and the tree they picked out. All people had to do was make a donation of any amount to the Adopt-a-Family program and take a tree home. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Trilliant’s Trees 4 Treasures raises funds to give holidays

Real estate group gave trees in exchange for donations to the Adopt-a-Family Program last night

Owner of Trilliant Real Estate Group, Pat Garritty with Lance and Sandra Meier and the tree they picked out. All people had to do was make a donation of any amount to the Adopt-a-Family program and take a tree home. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Alliance Community Church hosts thirtieth annual holiday concert

Alliance Community Church hosts thirtieth annual holiday concert

Christmas is in the Heart was the theme of the two inter-church concerts Dec. 3

Alliance Community Church hosts thirtieth annual holiday concert
Snowriders need executive to keep running

Snowriders need executive to keep running

The club is meeting tonight, Dec. 6, at the Eckville Legion at 7:30 p.m.

Snowriders need executive to keep running
The playground is planned to be highly accessible and is designed with a wood fibre surface, a wheel chair accessible teeter totter, buddy benches, Freedom and Disc Swings. Photos submitted

Photos: Playground at Beacon Hill now open

After intensive fundraising and weather delays, the school’s playground is now open

The playground is planned to be highly accessible and is designed with a wood fibre surface, a wheel chair accessible teeter totter, buddy benches, Freedom and Disc Swings. Photos submitted
Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Bantam B Lakers win 3-0 over 3Cs

The Lakers are now tied with the 3Cs in the series

Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Shadow Riders support community with holiday hampers

Shadow Riders support community with holiday hampers

The 4H club has been helping create the hampers for over 20 years

Shadow Riders support community with holiday hampers
Snake Lake Brewing Company provided free holiday wagon rides with coffee and hot chocolate up and down Lakeshore Drive Dec. 2 from 1 - 4 p.m and 6:30 - 9 p.m. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photo story: Sylvan lights up the lake

A parade, fireworks and lights on the beach opened the holiday season Dec. 2

Snake Lake Brewing Company provided free holiday wagon rides with coffee and hot chocolate up and down Lakeshore Drive Dec. 2 from 1 - 4 p.m and 6:30 - 9 p.m. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Kids had the chance to make Christmas cards and decorations at the Servus Credit Union Kidz Zone. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Spirit of Sylvan reveals community connections

Over 5000 people attended the event over Dec. 1 and 2 to raise funds for charitable giving

Kids had the chance to make Christmas cards and decorations at the Servus Credit Union Kidz Zone. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
PeeWee A Lakers played a solid game with Cochrane today at NexSource Centre, taking the win with a 4-3 score. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photo: PeeWee A Lakers win 4-3

In an early afternoon game, the Lakers beat Cochrane at NexSource Centre

PeeWee A Lakers played a solid game with Cochrane today at NexSource Centre, taking the win with a 4-3 score. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News