Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla

Mayor Megan Hanson (front) with councillors, from left, Tim Mearns, Jas Payne, Kjeryn Dakin, Kendall Kloss, Teresa Rilling and Graham Parsons. (File photo)

Town council revisits bylaw to offer additional burial solutions

Highlights from May 9 regular meeting of council

Mayor Megan Hanson (front) with councillors, from left, Tim Mearns, Jas Payne, Kjeryn Dakin, Kendall Kloss, Teresa Rilling and Graham Parsons. (File photo)
Grade 12 student Scarlet Jones aims the bag to score a point. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Central Alberta students unite over Special Olympics unified sport

Eckville high school hosted over 30 students from across six communities

Grade 12 student Scarlet Jones aims the bag to score a point. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Eckville town council approves 2022 operating and capital budget

Changes to the spray park discussed among other topics during May 9 council meeting

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The Sylvan Lake Girl Guides leaders bid farewell to the second-year Brownies on May 3. Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake Brownies wrap up season, advance to girl guides

The Sylvan Lake Brownies wrapped up the season and celebrated two years…

The Sylvan Lake Girl Guides leaders bid farewell to the second-year Brownies on May 3. Submitted photo
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Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
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Sylvan Lake Disc Golf Course welcomes peak season with weekly events

Disc golf is played like traditional ball golf, but with discs and baskets

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Members of the three families working to come to Lacombe. Submitted photo

Central Albertan push to offer refuge for Ukrainians

As Ukraine continues to battle invasion from Russian, Lacombe County resident Heidi…

Members of the three families working to come to Lacombe. Submitted photo
Jenny Lindstrand performing at Dance Works. Submitted photo

SPARC dancers bring home multiple awards

Following disruptions during COVID-19, SPARC members jazzed up to get back to showbiz

Jenny Lindstrand performing at Dance Works. Submitted photo
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Town of Sylvan Lake begins annual water conservation program

The program goes into effect between May 1 and Sept. 30, every year

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Sylvan Lake Disc Golf Course welcomes peak season with weekly events

Disc golf is played like traditional ball golf, but with discs and baskets

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Additional census data releases for Sylvan Lake

Results show five residents over the age of 100

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Sylvan Lake Seniors Bus Association folds due to lack of use

Association donates left-over funds to local non-profits

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Sylvan Lake council approves 3.82 per cent property tax rate

Highlights from April 25 regular meeting of council

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Mayor Megan Hanson (front) with councillors, from left, Tim Mearns, Jas Payne, Kjeryn Dakin, Kendall Kloss, Teresa Rilling and Graham Parsons. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Town council passes tourist home bylaw

Updates are also made to bylaws for fees and charges and land use for tourist homes

Mayor Megan Hanson (front) with councillors, from left, Tim Mearns, Jas Payne, Kjeryn Dakin, Kendall Kloss, Teresa Rilling and Graham Parsons. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
From left, Kemptville Coun. Kristin Strackerjan, Lis Angus, Mayor Nancy Peckford, and Coun. John Barclay celebrates the release of “Not Your Child.” Submitted photo

Former Eckville resident releases debut novel “Not Your Child”

The fiction thriller narrates story of a single mother whose twelve-year-old daughter disappears

From left, Kemptville Coun. Kristin Strackerjan, Lis Angus, Mayor Nancy Peckford, and Coun. John Barclay celebrates the release of “Not Your Child.” Submitted photo
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Lacombe club chosen to host Boxing Alberta’s Diamond Belt competition

Boxers from Ponoka, Sylvan Lake, Red Deer, Blackfalds, Lacombe and Rimbey will compete on May 28

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PHOTO: Keeping Sylvan Lake clean

Town of Sylvan Lake Parks department employees Ethan Salsbury and Jay McBeth…

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From left, Sylvan Lake Chamber executive director Denise Williams and president Dave Phillips, from Community Partners vice-chair Cinzia Cappella, chair Michael Williams, executive director Donna Ellerby and events coordinator Jen Baliant work together for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Garage Sale expands to Thrift Store

The Sylvan Lake Thrift Store welcomed dozens of shoppers April 19, with…

From left, Sylvan Lake Chamber executive director Denise Williams and president Dave Phillips, from Community Partners vice-chair Cinzia Cappella, chair Michael Williams, executive director Donna Ellerby and events coordinator Jen Baliant work together for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Easter Sunrise Ceremony celebrated the resurrection of Christ

Memorial Presbyterian Church Rev. Steven Webb hosted an early morning Easter Sunrise…

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Chamber Office Supplies business owners Denise and Michael Williams. Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake business walks the talk to improve environmental sustainability

Chamber Office Supplies discontinues sales of hundreds of unsustainable products

Chamber Office Supplies business owners Denise and Michael Williams. Submitted photo