Steve Dills

Boats strewn along lakeshore; RCMP asked owners to check on their crafts

High winds during a storm last Friday resulted in approximately 15 boats coming loose from moorings

Cameron proposes partnership with town to create military facility

A local military buff has asked the town to partner with his organization to create a unique “Military Interest and Learning Centre”.

Water ban lifted, mandatory conservation plan remains in effect

The town’s water reservoirs are now full, having been replenished over the past week, and outdoor watering restrictions

Budget for new recreation complex set at $29 million

Budget for the Sylvan Lake NexSource Centre has been set at $29 million, after councillors met during a special meeting Tuesday night.

16 units approved for Newport Village complex

During their regular meeting July 7, members of Sylvan Lake’s Municipal Planning Commission (MPC):

Bantam Storm hosting provincial finals this weekend

Sylvan Lake Storm bantam boys baseball team is hosting provincial Tier II finals tomorrow (Friday) to Sunday at Four Seasons Park.

Warm weather, rising water temperatures perfect for blue-green mess

Mostly sunny, sunny, very warm, clouds and sunshine, times of sun and clouds.

Residual Centennial celebrations funds approved for legacy projects

Trees, public art and a new lighthouse are part of the legacy from last year’s Centennial celebrations.

Another restaurant patio being considered for Lakeshore Drive

During their regular meeting Monday night, Sylvan Lake’s Municipal Planning Commission:

Row answering God’s call to seek Kelowna mayor’s position

A former Sylvan Lake recreation department employee has his sights set on becoming Kelowna’s next mayor.

Prevention of aquatic invasive species goal of education blitz at Sunbreaker

Boaters launching from Sunbreaker Cove next Friday, Aug. 1, will have a chance to learn more about the danger

Quotes for 35th Street stairs above budget; project stalled

Residents of the 35th Street, in the cottage area, won their bid to have stairs to the beach installed within a short distance

Fire hall bids over budget; project to be scaled back and re-tendered

Bids to build Sylvan’s new fire hall were all too high so it’s back to the drawing board to find ways to reduce the cost.

Hours and hours of debate required for town to function?

Marathon meetings are becoming a trademark of Sylvan Lake’s current council.

Immediate review of secondary suite regulations to be undertaken

The recently percolating issue of secondary suites and where they may be built will be the focus of much discussion

Traffic flow continued to weigh on councillors as they approved subdivision

Increased traffic on Hinshaw Drive as a result of a new subdivision remains a concern of councillors

Free ‘thank a farmer’ barbecue and concert planned by MLA

A free ‘thank a farmer’ barbecue and concert is planned to bring residents of all ages together to celebrate

Water, fire bans affect area residents

Scorching weather has prompted two very different responses from area municipalities.

Plans for replacement lighthouse progressing

Fundraising underway with commemorative brick sales

Reminder we all risk drowning coming to beach towels

An important message on water safety is coming to Sylvan Lake Provincial Park next Thursday.