Todd Vaughan

BRIGHT FUTURES - Wolf Creek Public Schools held an open house in Eckville for its Bright Futures Play Academy at Eckville Community Centre on May 24.

Bright Futures holds Pre-K open house at Community Centre

An open house was hosted by Wolf Creek Public Schools, helping parents and children learn about the Bright Futures Play Academy on May 24.

BRIGHT FUTURES - Wolf Creek Public Schools held an open house in Eckville for its Bright Futures Play Academy at Eckville Community Centre on May 24.
BANTAM EAGLES - The Bantam Eagles look to improve on their current .500 record.

Bantam Eagles currently .500 on season

Despite missing two games, the Bantam Eagles have strong wins matched with close losses, this season.

BANTAM EAGLES - The Bantam Eagles look to improve on their current .500 record.
ROPED IN - This calf didn't get too far

Eckville Community Rodeo to return June 9-10

The Eckville Rodeo will return with the best cowboys and cowgirls, and on new dates.

ROPED IN - This calf didn't get too far

Playground fundraising continues with bottle drive

Eckville continues to hold successive fundraisers to help with its efforts to build a playground for its elementary school.

Town of Eckville

Council approves reserve transfer to leave tax rates unchanged in Eckville

Tax rates, subdivision rates, and a truck sale were among the items discussed by Council at the regular meeting in Eckville.

Town of Eckville
The Yetti picked up their first victory of the yearn with a 14-10 win over the Medicine Hat Sun Devils.

Yetti lacrosse team notches first win

The team scored its first victory of the season, during the Grand Opening of the NexSource Centre.

The Yetti picked up their first victory of the yearn with a 14-10 win over the Medicine Hat Sun Devils.

Eckville in need of Girl Guide Instructors

District Commissioner noted that there is interest among local youth, and that they need adults to serve as leaders.

The Eagles made a valiant attempt to take down undefeated Ponoka on May 18.

Pee Wee Eagles show heart in tough loss to Ponoka

The Eagles showed consummate sportsmanship in the face of their loss to Ponoka.

The Eagles made a valiant attempt to take down undefeated Ponoka on May 18.
CRANK WRESTLING - Crank wrestling welcomed competitors from all over the province to compete at David Thompson High School.

Q. and A. with Crank Gym’s Adam Laporte

Coach Adam Laporte spoke with Reporter Todd Vaughan about the most recent competition his wrestlers participated in.

CRANK WRESTLING - Crank wrestling welcomed competitors from all over the province to compete at David Thompson High School.
Swift Current Bronco Tyler Steenbergen is catching the eyes of NHL scouts after notching 51 goals in his sophomore season.

Tyler Steenbergen eyeing NHL career

The former Sylvan Lake player has been making a name for himself, with his achievements on the ice.

Swift Current Bronco Tyler Steenbergen is catching the eyes of NHL scouts after notching 51 goals in his sophomore season.
BULL RIDE - Bullarena brings in some of the best bull riders to Eckville to help raise money for the day-to-day operations of the Eckville arena.

Bullarena delights crowd at Eckville Arena

One of Eckville’s premier annual events made a comeback, when Bullarena returned to the Eckville Arena on May 13.

BULL RIDE - Bullarena brings in some of the best bull riders to Eckville to help raise money for the day-to-day operations of the Eckville arena.
CLOTHING SWAP - Office Manager Ingrid Soanes[left] and the staff at Sylvan Lake Community Partners held their second of three Clothing and Equipment Swaps between May 15-19.

Community Partners holds Clothing and Equipment Swap

Three times every year, Sylvan Lake Community Partners runs a much needed service for the community and its surrounding area.

CLOTHING SWAP - Office Manager Ingrid Soanes[left] and the staff at Sylvan Lake Community Partners held their second of three Clothing and Equipment Swaps between May 15-19.
DISTINGUISHED LEADER - Principal Jodi Smith of Ecole Mother Teresa School was recognized with the Award for Distinguished Leadership by the ATA’s Council for School Leadership.

Mother Teresa principal recognized for leadership

Principal Jodi Smith of Ecole Mother Teresa School was recently awarded the CSL Distinguished Leadership Award.

DISTINGUISHED LEADER - Principal Jodi Smith of Ecole Mother Teresa School was recognized with the Award for Distinguished Leadership by the ATA’s Council for School Leadership.
YOUTH AWARDS - Jordyn Temoshawski recieved the award for the 6-11 age category at the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards Ceromony.

Leaders of Tomorrow celebrates Sylvan Lake’s youth

The Town recently upheld their tradition of paying tribute to young leaders in the community at the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards Ceremony.

YOUTH AWARDS - Jordyn Temoshawski recieved the award for the 6-11 age category at the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards Ceromony.
GLOW YOGA - Yogis gathered in the Eckville Elementary gym to help raise funds for a new school playground.

Yoga fundraiser helps support Eckville Elementary Playground

Yoga practitioners from the Eckville area had the opportunity to attune their skills for a good cause on May 10, at Eckville Elementary.

GLOW YOGA - Yogis gathered in the Eckville Elementary gym to help raise funds for a new school playground.
CHARITY CLIMB - The Eckville Fire Department competed in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge 2017 in Calgary. The group was looking to beat the times from last year [pictured].

FD Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge raises $344,000 nationally

Members of the Eckville Fire Department recently competed in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge 2017 in Calgary.

CHARITY CLIMB - The Eckville Fire Department competed in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge 2017 in Calgary. The group was looking to beat the times from last year [pictured].
AQUA SPLASH - Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash is officially opening this summer after having their soft-launch last fall.

Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash expands capacity in 2017

Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash is about to begin its first full summer, after having their soft opening last fall.

AQUA SPLASH - Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash is officially opening this summer after having their soft-launch last fall.
SUMMER READING - The theme for this year’s Sylvan Lake Municipal Library Summer Reading Program is Canada 150.

Library Summer Reading Program accepting registrations

The Sylvan Lake Municipal Library is once again looking to fill the the literacy void with their Summer Reading Program.

SUMMER READING - The theme for this year’s Sylvan Lake Municipal Library Summer Reading Program is Canada 150.
FIRE TEAM - The Eckville Fire Department helped cook up breakfast for the Municipal Breakfast on Saturday

Town hosts Municipal Breakfast at Eckville Arena

The Town of Eckville held one of the best opportunities for residents to get to know their municipal government.

FIRE TEAM - The Eckville Fire Department helped cook up breakfast for the Municipal Breakfast on Saturday
SPRAY PARK - The last Community Assesment Survey recognized that Eckville was lacking in recreational activities. The creation of the Spray Park and the walking path were related to these findings.

Eckville Community Assessment Survey returns after 11 years

The Town of Eckville, FCSS and Eckville Neighbourhood Place have sent out Community Assessment Surveys into the community.

SPRAY PARK - The last Community Assesment Survey recognized that Eckville was lacking in recreational activities. The creation of the Spray Park and the walking path were related to these findings.