Myra Nicks

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Cadet group looking for new members

Kids 12 - 18 can join the group to participate in summer camps and a variety of activities

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Young adult and horror author Judith Graves shared her writing process with a small group of attendees at Viewpoint Lounge, Oct. 13. Graves talked about exploring the countryside for photos to inspire and give her a reference point for descriptions in her books. Five attendees won their own signed copy of her book Under My Skin. Graves also stopped at Mother Teresa School and Fox Run School that morning to speak to the students about her books and writing. Specifically she spoke to the students about setting and creating a scene by using tension. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Judith Graves gives tips on writing and publishing

FOSLL brought the author to Viewpoint Lounge to share her knowledge

Young adult and horror author Judith Graves shared her writing process with a small group of attendees at Viewpoint Lounge, Oct. 13. Graves talked about exploring the countryside for photos to inspire and give her a reference point for descriptions in her books. Five attendees won their own signed copy of her book Under My Skin. Graves also stopped at Mother Teresa School and Fox Run School that morning to speak to the students about her books and writing. Specifically she spoke to the students about setting and creating a scene by using tension. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
New signage builds watershed awareness

New signage builds watershed awareness

Signs are part of an initiative to encourage engagement with watershed issues

New signage builds watershed awareness
Nicks: Books as allies in the creative cycle

Nicks: Books as allies in the creative cycle

Bi-weekly column on all things holistic health related

Nicks: Books as allies in the creative cycle
Midget A Sylvan Lake Lakers beat Olds Midget A Grizzlies 7-5 in a tiering game at NexSource Centre, Oct. 14.                                Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Lakers win 7-5

The Midget A team beat the Olds Grizzlies Oct. 14 at NexSource Centre

Midget A Sylvan Lake Lakers beat Olds Midget A Grizzlies 7-5 in a tiering game at NexSource Centre, Oct. 14.                                Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Hein Schalkwyk with mascot Sparky at the Oct. 14 Fire Hall Open house. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Fire Hall holds open house Oct. 14

Around 300 people stopped in for demonstrations and a free barbecue

Hein Schalkwyk with mascot Sparky at the Oct. 14 Fire Hall Open house. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake CAO, Betty Osmond, won AUMA/SLGM Dedicated Chief of Administrative Officer Award. Photo submitted

Town employee to receive AUMA award

Betty Osmond named for Dedicated Chief of Administrative Officer Award

Sylvan Lake CAO, Betty Osmond, won AUMA/SLGM Dedicated Chief of Administrative Officer Award. Photo submitted
Learning Common/library at Beacon Hill Elementary School where the classrooms around the area can open garage doors to create more space for students to learn and interact in. The concept is intended to free up typical bottleneck areas like hallways filled with lockers and encourage students to respect each other as they learn how to collaborate in a variety of common areas. the Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Volunteers to install Beacon Hill Elementary School playground

About 25 more volunteers are needed for Oct. 31 - Nov. 3

Learning Common/library at Beacon Hill Elementary School where the classrooms around the area can open garage doors to create more space for students to learn and interact in. The concept is intended to free up typical bottleneck areas like hallways filled with lockers and encourage students to respect each other as they learn how to collaborate in a variety of common areas. the Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Sean McWade, grade seven teacher at Ecole Fox Run oversees mock municipal election Oct. 12. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Ecole Fox Run School holds mock election

On Oct.12 students voted for their favourite town council members

Sean McWade, grade seven teacher at Ecole Fox Run oversees mock municipal election Oct. 12. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
C.P. Blakely School welcomed author Sigmund Brouwer for a Rock & Roll Literacy themed presentation, Oct.11. Photo submitted

Photo: Rock & Roll Literacy at C.P. Blakely

Author Sigmund Brouwer did a presentation for students Oct. 11

C.P. Blakely School welcomed author Sigmund Brouwer for a Rock & Roll Literacy themed presentation, Oct.11. Photo submitted
Flags of Remembrance raised in Centennial Park

Flags of Remembrance raised in Centennial Park

Ceremony honoured Canadians killed or missing in action

Flags of Remembrance raised in Centennial Park
Sylvan Lake Child Care Society donates $5,000

Sylvan Lake Child Care Society donates $5,000

Funds will support the Sylvan Lake Spray Park fundraising initiative

Sylvan Lake Child Care Society donates $5,000
Pumpkin King starts a patch

Pumpkin King starts a patch

Local Mitch Townsend fills half acre with pumpkins

Pumpkin King starts a patch
Residents of Sylvan Lake have until 4:00pm tomorrow to register a maximum of three large household items for pick up. Photo submitted

Large item pick up day is Oct. 10

Oct. 6 at 4:00pm is the deadline for registration

Residents of Sylvan Lake have until 4:00pm tomorrow to register a maximum of three large household items for pick up. Photo submitted
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C.P. Blakely Citizens of the Month

Sixteen local elementary students are “ready for class”

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Sara Tallon placed first and second in two divisions a the 2017 Centurion World Wake Surf Championships in Kelowna, BC. during the Sept. 21 - 23 event. Photo submitted

Local woman wins at wake surf championships

Sara Tallon placed first and second in two divisions at the Sept. 21 - 23 event

Sara Tallon placed first and second in two divisions a the 2017 Centurion World Wake Surf Championships in Kelowna, BC. during the Sept. 21 - 23 event. Photo submitted
Photo submitted and used with permission (copyright Monty Noyes, 2015).

Flags of Remembrance ceremony to be held on the weekend

128 flags will be raised Oct. 7 in Centennial Park

Photo submitted and used with permission (copyright Monty Noyes, 2015).
Club 55 plus Bowling looking for more players

Club 55 plus Bowling looking for more players

Seniors can socialize and bowl at weekly afternoon event

Club 55 plus Bowling looking for more players
Mother and daughter deliver papers to save for a horse

Mother and daughter deliver papers to save for a horse

In recognition of Carrier Appreciation Day on Oct. 7

Mother and daughter deliver papers to save for a horse
Sylvan local gives away new and used furniture

Sylvan local gives away new and used furniture

Wayne Collins has provided service for six years.

Sylvan local gives away new and used furniture