Scott McDermott

Spanish-speaking students learn from each other

A group of students learning the Spanish language at HJ Cody School enjoyed a unique experience.

Sylvan Lake Minor Football players Brett Zenert

Sylvan Lake minor football players to represent Alberta in Border Bowl

Sylvan Lake residents will have the unique opportunity of watching three local football players in action live online.

Sylvan Lake Minor Football players Brett Zenert
Darwin Durnie

Sylvan Lake man recognized as being among top public works leaders in North America

Sylvan Lake’s Darwin Durnie has been recognized as one of North America’s Top 10 Public Works Leaders in 2015.

Darwin Durnie

Volunteers needed for triathlon events

Volunteers are needed for traffic control, to man intersections and to ensure runners and bikers stay on track May 24.

Members of the Youth Advisory Council pose with recipients of the Youth Friendly Business Awards at the Community Centre last Wednesday. Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre

‘Youth-friendly’ business owners recognized

Earlier this month, a group of adult-nominated young Sylvan Lake residents were recognized for their volunteer efforts in the community.

Members of the Youth Advisory Council pose with recipients of the Youth Friendly Business Awards at the Community Centre last Wednesday. Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre
Sylvan Lake Lions Club President Peter Moir stands just below auctioneer Ed Tanasiuk and incoming president David Leshchyshyn during the club’s bicycle auction Saturday morning.

Lions Club bike auction brings in funds for the community

Around 80 people gathered in the sunny weather to try their luck at the Sylvan Lake Lions Club’s annual bicycle auction Saturday morning.

Sylvan Lake Lions Club President Peter Moir stands just below auctioneer Ed Tanasiuk and incoming president David Leshchyshyn during the club’s bicycle auction Saturday morning.

Japanese students experience Canada in exchange program

HJ Cody School welcomed 24 Japanese exchange students into the school for a two-week exchange program last month.

Landon Rosene

Rosene selected to play in elite football game

Lakers football player Landon Rosene will head to McMahon Stadium in Calgary to play in Football Alberta's 26th Annual Senior Bowl.

Landon Rosene
Vern Richmond

Fight Like Mike campaign receives boost from water sales

Money for the campaign was raised through proceeds from every three- and five-gallon water bottle sold in February.

Vern Richmond
Students and seniors walk together.

Friendships built between seniors and children at Walk the Talk event

A class of Grade 5 students from École Mother Teresa School excitedly joined about 20 seniors at Centennial Park to ‘Walk the Talk.'

Students and seniors walk together.
Krista Carlson of FCSS Youth Services and Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre stand beside the Flipside Youth Centre’s Boyz Unlimited who won the group Leaders of Tomorrow Award 2015. Group members include Brendon Tays

Sylvan Lake’s Leaders of Tomorrow recognized at awards ceremony

Over 300 people gathered at the Community Centre to celebrate the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards last Friday evening.

Krista Carlson of FCSS Youth Services and Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre stand beside the Flipside Youth Centre’s Boyz Unlimited who won the group Leaders of Tomorrow Award 2015. Group members include Brendon Tays
Kia Marcinyk of the Sylvan Lake Blizzard defends against Camrose’s Jaden Olson during a game at CP Blakely School Monday.

Blizzard Soccer Club kicks off outdoor season

The outdoor seasons is underway for the Sylvan Lake-based soccer club.

Kia Marcinyk of the Sylvan Lake Blizzard defends against Camrose’s Jaden Olson during a game at CP Blakely School Monday.

Students aiming to fund travel opportunities through flower sale

HJ Cody School students have come up with a unique way of funding their worldly travels and will hold a flower sale on May 9.

Ashley Akkermans of Sylvan Lake has been crowned Ponoka Stampede Queen 2015.

Akkermans crowned Ponoka Stampede Queen 2015

Sylvan Lake's very own Ashley Akkermans, 22, was crowned Ponoka Stampede Queen 2015 on Ponoka Stampede grounds last Friday.

Ashley Akkermans of Sylvan Lake has been crowned Ponoka Stampede Queen 2015.

Wildrose’s Nixon elected in Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre

After weeks of campaigning, Wildrose Party representative Jason Nixon won the election in Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre.

Second phase of lake management plan to study water quality

The Sylvan Lake Management Plan Committee is in the second phase of the Cumulative Effects Management System (CEMS) Plan.

American Comedian Steve Mazan makes the audience laugh during his performance as part of the 5th Annual Boob Tour Comedy Night held at the Community Centre last Friday night. The event entertained an adult audience and raised about $4

Comedy night raises $4,000 for Lakeview Optimist Club

The 5th Annual Boob Tour Comedy Night included four comedians who entertained an adult audience.

American Comedian Steve Mazan makes the audience laugh during his performance as part of the 5th Annual Boob Tour Comedy Night held at the Community Centre last Friday night. The event entertained an adult audience and raised about $4
Sylvan Lake Sassy Sisters ‘queen’ Ethel English glues the bottom cups of a bra together to make a bra purse during a Sassy Sisters gathering on Tuesday.

Sassy Sisters get creative

Red bras, beads and lace adorned dining room table as the Sylvan Lake Sassy Sisters work to transform the bras into purses.

Sylvan Lake Sassy Sisters ‘queen’ Ethel English glues the bottom cups of a bra together to make a bra purse during a Sassy Sisters gathering on Tuesday.
Molly Wilkins and Malika Drevenak learn the basics of baton twirling in a session taught by Alberta Baton Twirling Association coach Chelsea Henning last Wednesday.

Baton twirling sessions underway in Sylvan Lake

A group of Sylvan Lake children are learning the basics of baton twirling in a set of eight-week sessions.

Molly Wilkins and Malika Drevenak learn the basics of baton twirling in a session taught by Alberta Baton Twirling Association coach Chelsea Henning last Wednesday.
Children’s author Marty Chan speaks with students of École Steffie Woima School.

Students learn storywriting basics from renowned children’s author

Students of École Steffie Woima School learned the basics of writing stories from a pro.

Children’s author Marty Chan speaks with students of École Steffie Woima School.