Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla

Typing on a braille machine. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Eckville student recognized for brilliance in braille

Eckville’s 13-year-old Merrick Smith is one of two central Alberta students to…

Typing on a braille machine. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
The Sylvan Lake Bantam Lions quarterback Jace Martins has been named the Central Alberta Bantam MVP based on his performance in the the 2021 season. Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake Bantam Lions name all-star selections

Cancel annual banquet during the pandemic

The Sylvan Lake Bantam Lions quarterback Jace Martins has been named the Central Alberta Bantam MVP based on his performance in the the 2021 season. Submitted photo
From left H. J. Cody High School theatre group students Mercee McIsaac, Cecily Healey, Eli Lauder, Gage Russell and Mya McCarthy showcasing their acting talents. Submitted photo
From left H. J. Cody High School theatre group students Mercee McIsaac, Cecily Healey, Eli Lauder, Gage Russell and Mya McCarthy showcasing their acting talents. Submitted photo
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Student theatre troupe staged ‘Fiddler on the Roof Jr.’

Depicted life of a poor dairyman and his five daughters

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Jaedyn Pilon to pay tribute to Rock ‘n’ Roll classics at the Legion

The Sylvan Lake Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 212 is inviting individuals…

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Locals welcome spring with colourful splash

Sylvan Lake residents celebrated the arrival of spring with a splash of…

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The Sylvan Lake Community Partners Walking Group meet up pre-pandemic. File photo

Walking group back on its feet after a rest during pandemic

The Sylvan Lake and Area Community Partners Association is working out details…

The Sylvan Lake Community Partners Walking Group meet up pre-pandemic. File photo
Lakers gather to pray for Ukraine. Catherine Janke / Submitted photo
Lakers gather to pray for Ukraine. Catherine Janke / Submitted photo
The Sylvan Lake and District Archives volunteers Carole Rowland (left) and Inez Gathercole (right), pose with the office manager Christina Lust (middle) at their office in the Municipal Government Building. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

The Sylvan Lake and District Archives continues to preserve history

The over 7,600 records and 12,000 images date back to early 1900s

The Sylvan Lake and District Archives volunteers Carole Rowland (left) and Inez Gathercole (right), pose with the office manager Christina Lust (middle) at their office in the Municipal Government Building. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Colleeyne Patricia (Pat) Blakely. File photo
Colleeyne Patricia (Pat) Blakely. File photo
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Calkins’ ban from Russia ‘a badge of honour’

The Red Deer-Lacombe riding MP Blaine Calkins is one of 313 Canadians…

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Gulls begin countdown to second baseball season

As the warmer days set in, baseball enthusiasts gear up for the…

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Eckville and District Historical Society has applied to the Town of Eckville to have the town’s first hospital building designated as a Municipal Historic Resource. Submitted photo

Eckville’s first hospital to serve as museum, preserve local heritage

Seeking council approval to designate property as Municipal Historic Resource

Eckville and District Historical Society has applied to the Town of Eckville to have the town’s first hospital building designated as a Municipal Historic Resource. Submitted photo
HJ Cody High School / Facebook photo
HJ Cody High School / Facebook photo

Lions Club members elect new faces to district’s two top spots

A husband-wife team of Blindman Valley Lions club makes history with latest elect

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

Highlights from March 14 regular meeting of council

Council considers horse-drawn wagon request

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
Lacombe winners for the U16 division. From left Hailey Jackson (lead), Sienna Bennett (second), Cassie Walgenbach (third), Sierra Wyatt (skip) and coach Tim Wyatt. Submitted photo

Young curlers come from around Alberta to participate in cashspiel

Young curling enthusiasts from Sylvan Lake and area took part in the…

Lacombe winners for the U16 division. From left Hailey Jackson (lead), Sienna Bennett (second), Cassie Walgenbach (third), Sierra Wyatt (skip) and coach Tim Wyatt. Submitted photo
From left, Sylvan Lake Lions Club members Sheila Scrutton, Patrick O’Brien and Thelma Moris at the March 12 Canadian Tire fundraiser. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Rotary Club fundraise for relief support in Ukraine

Encourage individuals to donate

From left, Sylvan Lake Lions Club members Sheila Scrutton, Patrick O’Brien and Thelma Moris at the March 12 Canadian Tire fundraiser. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Man sentenced in central Alberta crime spree

To spend 9.5 years in jail

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Sylvan Lake and area RCMP execute search warrant in town

On March 9, members of the Sylvan Lake RCMP, with support from…

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