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The bulk of items up for donation by the Community Partners. Sylvan Lake & Area Community Partners Association / Facebook photo

Sylvan Lake Community Partners help out with kid supplies

Event promotes reusing items, prevents them from ending up in landfills

The bulk of items up for donation by the Community Partners. Sylvan Lake & Area Community Partners Association / Facebook photo
Curtis Labelle and his band kicked off the High on Pride cross-country tour on Mar. 4. He has been called Canadian Elton John and Billy Joel by fans. File photo

Sylvan Lake pianist to perform at library during cross-Canada tour

Curtis Labelle returns home to offer a “flamboyant, charismatic and energetic” rock music experience

Curtis Labelle and his band kicked off the High on Pride cross-country tour on Mar. 4. He has been called Canadian Elton John and Billy Joel by fans. File photo
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Sylvan Lake artist Jaimie Cooney paints a vibrant 14 feet by 21 feet mural downtown on June 8.
“Anytime you can add some colour to the community is a good thing. It gives a voice to people’s ideas,” Cooney said.
As part of a contest held by the Sylvan Lake Youth IMPACT (Individuals Making Positive Action and Change Today) Coalition, local teen Trinity Larson’s artwork was chosen as the mural design.
Obee’s 2 For 1 Pizza & Pasta has donated their building as a canvas for the mural. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

PHOTO: Sylvan Lake artist paints a mural, beautifies town

The mural is designed by local teen Trinity Larson

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Sylvan Lake artist Jaimie Cooney paints a vibrant 14 feet by 21 feet mural downtown on June 8.
“Anytime you can add some colour to the community is a good thing. It gives a voice to people’s ideas,” Cooney said.
As part of a contest held by the Sylvan Lake Youth IMPACT (Individuals Making Positive Action and Change Today) Coalition, local teen Trinity Larson’s artwork was chosen as the mural design.
Obee’s 2 For 1 Pizza & Pasta has donated their building as a canvas for the mural. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Arm wrestlers Curtis Cameron from Ottawa (left) and Ali Hamadiya from Red Deer competed in the June 4 Tork Tournament hosted by the Alberta Armsport Association. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

PHOTOS: Arm wrestlers showcase talents in Sylvan Lake

Competitors visited from all over Canada

Arm wrestlers Curtis Cameron from Ottawa (left) and Ali Hamadiya from Red Deer competed in the June 4 Tork Tournament hosted by the Alberta Armsport Association. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Pre Kindergarten teacher Lila Tighe-Phillips transferring a butterfly to Seth Murray.
Pre Kindergarten teacher Lila Tighe-Phillips transferring a butterfly to Seth Murray. Corinne McLean / Submitted photo

Lady of The Rosary students learn the importance of nature

Students observed the different life stages of butterfly larvae before releasing them into the tress

Pre Kindergarten teacher Lila Tighe-Phillips transferring a butterfly to Seth Murray.
Pre Kindergarten teacher Lila Tighe-Phillips transferring a butterfly to Seth Murray. Corinne McLean / Submitted photo
Firefighters at work in the back alley of Hawthorn Place on May 31. File photo

Hawthorn Place fire displaces nearly a dozen Sylvan Lakers

Cause of the fire is still under investigation

Firefighters at work in the back alley of Hawthorn Place on May 31. File photo
Firefighters at work in the back alley of Hawthorn Place on May 31. File photo

Hawthorn Place fire displaces nearly a dozen Sylvan Lakers

Cause of the fire is still under investigation

Firefighters at work in the back alley of Hawthorn Place on May 31. File photo
H.J. Cody High School teacher Kolt Bell poses with the Red Deer Outreach Centre mascot after completion of the awareness walk. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake fundraisers walk against gender-based violence

Nearly 700 individuals walked a mile raising over $7,000 in support of the Outreach Center

H.J. Cody High School teacher Kolt Bell poses with the Red Deer Outreach Centre mascot after completion of the awareness walk. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Rimbey high school’s 1960 class graduates and reunion treasurer Pat Muddle and executive member Murray Ormberg (right) are part of the association who keep the annual tradition alive. Submitted photo

Rimbey to celebrate homecoming of three classes from 50 years ago

Over 100 graduates from the classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972 are expected to attend

Rimbey high school’s 1960 class graduates and reunion treasurer Pat Muddle and executive member Murray Ormberg (right) are part of the association who keep the annual tradition alive. Submitted photo
Landon Black (left) secured 98.6 per cent in his Grade 12 board exams. School principal Mike Garrow (right) commends Black’s perseverance through the pandemic. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

H.J. Cody valedictorian earns record busting Grade 12 average

Landon Black reminds peers to be proud of graduating amidst the pandemic

Landon Black (left) secured 98.6 per cent in his Grade 12 board exams. School principal Mike Garrow (right) commends Black’s perseverance through the pandemic. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Sylvan Lake cyclist pedals to raise money for kids with cancer

Steven Bedford will ride in memory of four-year-old Nicolas Henkel who lost his battle with cancer

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Sylvan Lake Seniors Association to treat elders with “good food and fellowship”

In celebration of the Seniors’ Week, the Sylvan Lake Seniors Association will…

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The Eckville Junior Senior High School graduating class of 2022. Submitted photo

Eckville celebrates accomplishments of the 2022 graduates

The ceremony returned to its normalcy after two years of small-scaled celebrations

The Eckville Junior Senior High School graduating class of 2022. Submitted photo
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Lacombe County council reviews presentation on crime prevention app

Highlights of the May 26 regular council meeting

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Sylvan Lake man, 22, facing charges after police altercation

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP seeking witnesses following the incident

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Fire breaks out at Sylvan Lake townhouse complex

Local business to fundraise for the residents affected

Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Fire breaks out at Sylvan Lake townhouse complex

Local business to fundraise for the residents affected

Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Town council recognized FCSS director Kelly Smith for her nine years of contribution during the May 24 regular meeting of council. From left, Tim Mearns, Kjeryn Dakin, Mayor Megan Hanson, FCSS director Kelly Smith, Teresa Rilling, Kendall Kloss and and Graham Parsons. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake FCSS director retires after nearly a decade of service

Town council recognized Kelly Smith for her work over the years

Town council recognized FCSS director Kelly Smith for her nine years of contribution during the May 24 regular meeting of council. From left, Tim Mearns, Kjeryn Dakin, Mayor Megan Hanson, FCSS director Kelly Smith, Teresa Rilling, Kendall Kloss and and Graham Parsons. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
The windy Sunday afternoon of May 29 welcomed kite surfers to Sylvan Lake. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/ Sylvan Lake News

PHOTOS: Warmer temperatures bring kite surfers to Sylvan Lake

Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/ Sylvan Lake News The windy Sunday afternoon of May…

The windy Sunday afternoon of May 29 welcomed kite surfers to Sylvan Lake. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/ Sylvan Lake News
Trinity Larson’s artwork to be painted as a mural downtown. Megan Hanson, Sylvan Lake Mayor / Facebook photo

Sylvan Lake to recognize teen artwork by painting a mural of it downtown

Trinity Larson’s art was one of nine entries for the opportunity

Trinity Larson’s artwork to be painted as a mural downtown. Megan Hanson, Sylvan Lake Mayor / Facebook photo