Sylvan Lake News Staff

Dan Hutchinson, centre, accepts the Visitor Friendly Award for his business Good Earth Coffeehouse at the annual Mermaid Ball in 2019. (File Photo)

Nominations for 2021 Business Awards open until end of July

Nominations for the Chamber of Commerce’s Business Awards close on July 30

Dan Hutchinson, centre, accepts the Visitor Friendly Award for his business Good Earth Coffeehouse at the annual Mermaid Ball in 2019. (File Photo)
The RCMP say the Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Sicamous due to a serious two-vehicle collision.  (Black Press Media File Photo)

Liquor and cannabis not permitted in public spaces; Sylvan Lake RCMP

RCMP and Sylvan Lake Peace Officers have increased their presence in the lakefront area this summer

The RCMP say the Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Sicamous due to a serious two-vehicle collision.  (Black Press Media File Photo)
Sylvan Lake RCMP are asking for information on a small dark car that is believed to be involved in a drive-by shooting early Thursday morning. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake RCMP investigating drive-by shooting

RCMP say they are actively investigating the incident which occurred in the early hours of May 20

Sylvan Lake RCMP are asking for information on a small dark car that is believed to be involved in a drive-by shooting early Thursday morning. (Photo Submitted)
The IIO is investigating after a police dog bit a man during a traffic stop near Ladysmith on April 17, 2021. (Black Press Media stock photo)

UPDATE: Sylvan Lake RCMP locate missing teen

The 16-year-old the had not been seen by her family since April 30.

The IIO is investigating after a police dog bit a man during a traffic stop near Ladysmith on April 17, 2021. (Black Press Media stock photo)
Neal Arksey won $100,000 on the Feb. 16 Lotto Max draw. (Photo Submited)

Sylvan Lake man stunned by lottery win

Neal Arksey is $100,000 richer after winning the EXTRA draw on Feb. 16

Neal Arksey won $100,000 on the Feb. 16 Lotto Max draw. (Photo Submited)
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Town of Sylvan Lake looking for feedback on animal control bylaw

The survey is open for responses until Feb. 28.

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Sylvan Lake Fire Department responded to a chimney fire on Meadowview Close on Jan. 20. (Photo Courtesy of Trent Petrich)

Sylvan Lake Fire Department respond to fire call

The fire department responded quickly to a chimney fire towards the end of January

Sylvan Lake Fire Department responded to a chimney fire on Meadowview Close on Jan. 20. (Photo Courtesy of Trent Petrich)
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Sylvan Lake Municipal Library and Town Council team up to inspire women

Coun. Megan Hanson says getting women invovled in community and local politics is a pssion project

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Sylvan Lake Municpal Library now offering curbside pick-up

The library is currently closed to the public, following public health orders

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RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate fatal New Year’s Day collision

Both drivers were transported to the hospital where the driver of the westbound truck was pronounced deceased

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
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Sylvan Lake Municipal Library closed, but services continue

The library will be closed for the next four weeks, but programs and services are still available

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Sylvan Lake RCMP are looking for the identity of the suspect who stole from over 40 resident mail boxes. (Photo Courtesy of Sylvan Lake RCMP)

Over 40 mailboxes broken into at Sylvan Lake apartment building

Sylvan Lake RCMP are investigating the incident and searching for the identity of the suspect

Sylvan Lake RCMP are looking for the identity of the suspect who stole from over 40 resident mail boxes. (Photo Courtesy of Sylvan Lake RCMP)
Brad Fraser from Leslieville won $100,000 EXTRA prize. Photo Submitted

Leslieville man wins $100,000 EXTRA prize

Brad Fraser got his winning ticket at Forhan’s Pharmacy in Eckville

Brad Fraser from Leslieville won $100,000 EXTRA prize. Photo Submitted
Black Press Media file photo.

Charges laid following shooting in Lacombe County

A man turned himself in to Rimbey RCMP after an incident on July 5

Black Press Media file photo.
A screen shot from a dash cam video of a person being hit by a vehicle near Sobeys.

Sylvan Lake RCMP investigating vehicle vs pedestrian incident

The incident occurred just before 4 p.m. on June 16 near the Sylvan Lake Sobeys

A screen shot from a dash cam video of a person being hit by a vehicle near Sobeys.
Sylvan Lake Food Bank receives nearly $5,000 from local charity group

Sylvan Lake Food Bank receives nearly $5,000 from local charity group

100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake & Area have donated more than $20,000 to local organizations

Sylvan Lake Food Bank receives nearly $5,000 from local charity group
Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding

Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding

Canadian Parents for French is a nationwide, research-informed, volunteer organization

Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding
10-15 cm of snow expected before Tuesday across Central Alberta

10-15 cm of snow expected before Tuesday across Central Alberta

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement with the possibility of a snowfall warning

10-15 cm of snow expected before Tuesday across Central Alberta
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UPDATE: Sylvan Lake RCMP locate missing male

Mark Crier, 17, was last seen in Sylvan Lake on Jan. 13

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