Steve Dills

Contracts awarded for 50th Ave. main; water well study; engineering services

A local company was awarded the contract to install a sanitary sewer trunk main under 50th Avenue, between 41st and 47th Streets this fall.

Kitchen range replaced

The gas range in the kitchen at Sylvan Lake’s Royal Canadian Legion branch was replaced recently after a grant was received

Proposal for Hewlett Park would add 144 residential lots

A new proposal to create 144 lots in Hewlett Park north of existing residences along Hinshaw Drive was presented

Consultant hired to move health care proposal to next stage

The committee pursuing better health care for the Sylvan Lake area is moving forward but it will still be a few months

Proclamations, appointments, rezoning handled at council

During their regular meeting Monday night, Sylvan Lake councillors:

Over 2,000 collections of pictures, historic information gathered

Sylvan Lake’s Centennial was a banner year for Sylvan Lake & District Archives Society.

Boardwalks in promenade to be removed and replaced

The past winter was hard on the boardwalk inserts in the promenade along Lakeshore Drive.

New automated garbage system being introduced

Now that better weather is here and back alleys are more passable, residents are asked to return

‘Super heroes’ recognized during Leaders of Tomorrow Awards

An amazing array of accomplishments was cited when 120 youngsters were recognized during the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards

More multi-family buildings permitted during April

The wait for spring was perhaps evident in building statistics for April which showed just under $2 million

Red of financial loss looming for all Albertans

News this week of Berkshire Hathaway’s takeover of AltaLink should have Albertans seeing red

Application approved for patio extension on Lakeshore Drive

During their regular meeting Apr. 14, Sylvan Lake councillors:

Mayor vows there will again be a sandy beach at Sylvan; residents could build beach suggested Payne

The ongoing saga of creating a beach at Sylvan Lake took on another life following Monday night’s council meeting

Information sought on Pte. John Reed, for Dutch project

A search is on for more information about a soldier killed during World War II and thought to be from the area west of Red Deer.

Tax rate passed unchanged from budget; town to borrow $5 million for fire hall

Sylvan Lake councillors opted to proceed with a previously planned 2.69 per cent increase

Norglenwold, Jarvis Bay summer villages contributed $80,000

They came bearing money and Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre was happy to accept.

Unsightly properties to be one of four strategic targets for peace officers

Encouraging cleanup of unsightly properties in Sylvan Lake is one of four target areas for community peace officers this summer.

$1.3 million contract awarded for architect on multiplex redevelopment

Residents and taxpayers will get their first chance to comment on a new concept plan for the proposed multiplex

Music festival conditionally approved by council

A Summer X Beach Music Festival has been conditionally approved unanimously for the pier Aug. 23, by Sylvan Lake councillors.

Is plan for $100,000 beach a fantasy or reality?

Sylvan Lake certainly has a storied history as a tourist mecca, the jewel of Central Alberta, an oasis for relaxation