Scott McDermott

The Bathroom Scale: Friend or Foe?

There are those out there that think the scale is a terrible invention, and should be smashed with a hammer or thrown away.

How to get fit, watching hockey

It doesn’t take much to do this, and the benefits are massive, while you get your fix watching the playoffs.

Make the world your gym

Fact is, we are surrounded by opportunities to be more fit.

Whisper to a Scream

But if you can keep going in spite of it, and just start…then something happens. You do not fail, you succeed in some way

Living without regret

I am willing to bet you have heard or read about the philosophy of ‘living with no regrets’.

A holiday eating survival guide

This isn’t a ‘bah humbug’ letter. I enjoy Christmas treats probably more than anyone.

The ripple effect

No,I am not talking about strawberries and ice cream but that’s good too.

Swing Into Spring concert sees high attendance

The community was moving their feet and swinging to the beat as the Johnny Summers Little Big Band performed

Local teachers recognized for excellence in education

Two local teachers have been nominated for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award

Lacrosse coaches educated on concussion symptoms

Local lacrosse coaches were treated to a night of learning how to recognize symptoms of concussions, presented by special guest speaker

McDiarmid and Weller preparing to play for ABC Border Bowls

Two local football players - Matthew McDiarmid, 14, and Jacob Weller, 15, will be playing on the Future Stars Team

Leaders of Tomorrow Awards recognizes outstanding youth in the community

The Leaders of Tomorrow Awards were held at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre Friday evening where youth were recognized

Young gymnast wins silver in provincial competition

Lauren Howse, 14, competed in the 2016 Alberta Trampoline and Tumbling Provincial Championships last month and won silver.

Students learn different career paths from local presenters

All the students at École Mother Teresa School were treated to an afternoon of listening to a variety of presenters

Bibles given out to graduates of 2016

The annual Bibles for Grads luncheon was held at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre recently.

Community members recognized for outstanding volunteerism

The Volunteer Gala and Awards Evening was held at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre on Saturday.

Local athletes get star teaching treatment from Edmonton Eskimo

The H.J. Cody School field was buzzing with young football players Saturday afternoon as Edmonton Eskimos quarterback James Franklin.

Eckville Town Council Briefs

Social Media Policy, Location for outdoor rink, Town receives Canada Day Grants

Local students fundraising for international initiative

Students at École Fox Run School recently sold pink lemonade in support of the campaign ‘Because I am a Girl’.

Local producer explains benefits of eating organic food

On the Hoven farm, located south of Highway 11, at any given time you will see chickens walking about, roaming freely