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Community Garden – The Eckville Alliance Community Church Garden offers gardening space to the community.

Community garden plots offer greener and healthier living

Garden plots are now being offered for a minimal fee on the land near the Eckville Fire Department alongside the brown fence.

Community Garden – The Eckville Alliance Community Church Garden offers gardening space to the community.
Team Central – 15 year old Kale Lavallee will play for Team Central for the Alberta Cup in Canmore at the end of this month.

Local athlete heading to Alberta Cup

15 year old Kale Lavallee will go to play for Team Central at the Alberta Cup near the end of this month in Canmore.

Team Central – 15 year old Kale Lavallee will play for Team Central for the Alberta Cup in Canmore at the end of this month.
Refrigeration Renovations – Eckville Co-op general manager Curtis Lehouillier stands beside one of the referigerator to be renovated.

Eckville Co-op set to undergo interior modernization

Major renovations are planned for the Eckville Co-op’s food store refrigeration equipment.

Refrigeration Renovations – Eckville Co-op general manager Curtis Lehouillier stands beside one of the referigerator to be renovated.
BILINGUAL – H.J. Cody School students sit on the right side with their friends from Quebec are on the left.

Quebecois students getting local taste of Albertan culture

Several Quebecois students have had the time of their lives touring Central Alberta alongside their friends from H.J. Cody School

BILINGUAL – H.J. Cody School students sit on the right side with their friends from Quebec are on the left.
Story Teller – Jeff Stockton

Music and storytelling combine to captivate local students

The mood was solemn in the library at École Steffie Woima School Tuesday afternoon as students intently listened to every word.

Story Teller – Jeff Stockton
Jeremy Lawson

Local body builder preparing for southern championships

Local body builder Jeremy Lawson is set to compete at the Southern Alberta Bodybuilding Championships

Jeremy Lawson
Alberta Border Bowls – Ethan Galliford

Local athlete headed to Alberta Border Bowl for second season

Former Bears football player Ethan Galliford is preparing to play at the Alberta Border Bowls on the Young Stars team this year.

Alberta Border Bowls – Ethan Galliford

Volunteers to be recognized at gala and awards night

The 2016 Volunteer Gala and Awards Night will be held at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre on April 16

Sure Thing – The One Act play ‘Sure Thing’ was performed by Bill (Josh Parenteau) and Better (Sophie Brooks) as one of the five plays performed at the H.J. Cody School’s theatre Monday and Tuesday.

H.J. Cody one act plays hit close to home

Students performed five one-act plays in the H.J. Cody School theatre Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Sure Thing – The One Act play ‘Sure Thing’ was performed by Bill (Josh Parenteau) and Better (Sophie Brooks) as one of the five plays performed at the H.J. Cody School’s theatre Monday and Tuesday.
Edmonton Eskimos football player James Franklin will come to visit Sylvan Lake April 8 - 10.

Star CFL player to spend weekend on Sylvan Lake sidelines

Football player for the Edmonton Eskimos James Franklin will visit Sylvan Lake April 8-10.

Edmonton Eskimos football player James Franklin will come to visit Sylvan Lake April 8 - 10.
On The Bars – Sylvan Lake Gymnastics head coach Karen Soehn assists Chloe McGill while she showcases her skills on the bars during the last class of gymnastics earlier this months at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre.

Gymnastics a popular option for local athletes

The Sylvan Lake Gymnastics eight-week session ended earlier this month at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre.

On The Bars – Sylvan Lake Gymnastics head coach Karen Soehn assists Chloe McGill while she showcases her skills on the bars during the last class of gymnastics earlier this months at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre.
Chopped Brothers – Brothers

Local brothers star on Chopped Canada

Local chefs and brothers Pete and Dany Sok had the chance to see themselves on Chopped Canada

Chopped Brothers – Brothers
King And Queen – C.P. Blakely Elementry School students Will Rattray and Milena Kasha sit at the head table and act as a king and queen during the school’s medieval night held at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre Thursday.

Students finish medieval learning unit in royal fashion

The Grade 5 students at C.P. Blakely Elementary School have been learning about medieval culture and celebrated what they learned

King And Queen – C.P. Blakely Elementry School students Will Rattray and Milena Kasha sit at the head table and act as a king and queen during the school’s medieval night held at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre Thursday.
Clarkson Cup – Kathy Desjardins

Clarkson Cup makes stop in Sylvan Lake

Kathy Desjardin and the Calgary Inferno bring home Clarkson Cup

Clarkson Cup – Kathy Desjardins
Hockey – École Mother Teresa School student Jordan Karcha pratices his hockey skills in the hockey exploratory program offered at the school Friday at the NexSource Centre.

Hockey Exploration now offered as option class at École Mother Teresa

Grade 8 and 9 students were on the ice mid day last Friday fine-tuning their hockey skills.

Hockey – École Mother Teresa School student Jordan Karcha pratices his hockey skills in the hockey exploratory program offered at the school Friday at the NexSource Centre.

Community Income Tax Program being offered

It is tax time again and there is a program being offered in town to help those with modest incomes file their taxes efficiently.

Paintball – Dylan Rogalczyk takes cover during a game of paintball last year at the Sylvan Lake Paintball outdoor facility.

Paintball season set to kick off with local tournament

Sylvan Lake Paintball is now open and they are starting their season off with an opening event on the facility’s grounds March 20.

Paintball – Dylan Rogalczyk takes cover during a game of paintball last year at the Sylvan Lake Paintball outdoor facility.
FINDING SIMBA – Pumbaa (McKenna Camac) and Timon (Tegen Moffatt) find Simba (Avery Burgar) all alone after his father dies

École Mother Teresa students bring circle of life to Sylvan Lake with ‘The Lion King’

The students at École Mother Teresa School recently performed The Lion King JR, a play no one would have wanted to miss.

FINDING SIMBA – Pumbaa (McKenna Camac) and Timon (Tegen Moffatt) find Simba (Avery Burgar) all alone after his father dies
Cinnamon Rolls – Diane and Garritt Pikkert show Grade 8 students at École Fox Run School the process of making cinnamon rolls last Thursday.

Fox Run students get inside scoop on Sylvan Lake baker’s famous cinnamon bun recipe

Diane and Garritt Pikkert, long time bakers and owners of their own bakery, taught a class of Grade 8 students

Cinnamon Rolls – Diane and Garritt Pikkert show Grade 8 students at École Fox Run School the process of making cinnamon rolls last Thursday.
Champions – The Sylvan Agencies Atom AA Lakers wrapped up their league games and won the Tier 1 Championships. In this photo are players Mathis Perron

Atom AA Lakers head to provincials

The Sylvan Agencies Atom AA Lakers are currently in Bonnyville and playing in the Alberta Provincial Championship games.

Champions – The Sylvan Agencies Atom AA Lakers wrapped up their league games and won the Tier 1 Championships. In this photo are players Mathis Perron