Scott McDermott

Young Support – C. P. Blakely Elementary School Grade 4 and 5 students pose to support the Toronto Blue Jays this season.

Elementary students excitedly support Blue Jays success

Elementary students excitedly support Blue Jays success

Young Support – C. P. Blakely Elementary School Grade 4 and 5 students pose to support the Toronto Blue Jays this season.

Coats for Kids seeks community donations for all ages

Coats for kids seeks community donations for all ages

Fun community event detailing NexSource Centre updates to be held Saturday


The community is patiently waiting the completion of the NexSource Centre expected to be finished in February of 2017.

Comic contest aimed at furthering literacy in youth

For youth who love drawing comics, the Sylvan Lake Municipal Library is hosting a comic strip contest.

Coffee and cupcakes offered to community from council

Sylvan Lake Town Council will be available and open to discussion during the Coffee with Council event this month.

Bears defeat Rocky Rebels 44-0

The Bears played their first football game of the season against the Rocky Rebels last Saturday

Lions victorious in season opener

The Sylvan Lake Lions played their season’s first football game against the Ponoka Broncs on Saturday afternoon.

Event-filled summer wraps up in Sylvan Lake

This summer offered a wealth of exciting and memorable events that the community took part in and enjoyed.

Breast cancer baseball tournament to raise funds for foundation

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to raise early awareness the annual baseball tournament Save 2nd Base will be held.

Dylan Rogalczyk takes cover during a game of paintball on Saturday.

Paintball proving popular among mixed crowd in Sylvan Lake

Paintball is a fun and competitive outdoor activity that is played in a safe combat style.

Dylan Rogalczyk takes cover during a game of paintball on Saturday.

Wakeboarding season wraps up

The wakeboarding season wrapped up successfully with the provincial competitions held in Alix Aug. 29.

Watershed Stewardship Society continuing its work to protect Sylvan Lake

Efforts are consistently being taken to maintain and improve the overall health of the lake.

École Our Lady of the Rosary School’s new principal Diane Kulczycki is looking forward to getting to know the staff and students and being a part of the school community.

École Our Lady of the Rosary School welcomes new principal

Two catholic schools in Sylvan Lake recently said farewell to their principals.

École Our Lady of the Rosary School’s new principal Diane Kulczycki is looking forward to getting to know the staff and students and being a part of the school community.

Back to school for Benalto, despite low enrolment

Benalto Elementary School teachers and staff welcomed students back to school early this week, proving that the school is very much alive.

Lacombe County in support of proposed MDP amendment

In a regular council meeting last Thursday, Lacombe County councillors agreed upon the amendment previously proposed.

Lacombe County on board with watershed improvements

Lacombe County councillors carried the recommendations for the second phase of the lake management plan.

Sebastian Auger of the Sylvan Lake Lions Bantam football team fends off an attempt by a Hunting Hills player to slow him down in minor football action last season. The Lions are now seeking players for their new season.

Lions seeking players as football season kicks off

Minor football has recently kicked off with players preparing for the season in the football camps held at the HJ Cody School field.

Sebastian Auger of the Sylvan Lake Lions Bantam football team fends off an attempt by a Hunting Hills player to slow him down in minor football action last season. The Lions are now seeking players for their new season.

Youth Advisory Council seeking members

New members are being sought out for the Flipside Youth Drop-in Centre’s Youth Advisory Council.

Wakeboarders from all across the province took to the lake during the Alberta Wake Tour’s Sylvan Lake stop on Aug. 16.

Local riders fare well in Alberta Wake Tour

Frigid lake temperatures were no match for the wakeboarding event that took place on Sylvan Lake last Sunday (Aug. 16).

Wakeboarders from all across the province took to the lake during the Alberta Wake Tour’s Sylvan Lake stop on Aug. 16.
Nathan and Paige Airriess with their one-year-old son

Donations being accepted for one-year-old battling cancer

The family of a Central Alberta youngster with cancer is gratefully accepting donations toward the expenses associated with his treatment.

Nathan and Paige Airriess with their one-year-old son