Todd Vaughan

NEW LEADERSHIP - Riley Collicutt is the new KCS Association executive director.

KCS Association has a new executive director

The KCS Association in Sylvan Lake is continuing to expand and has recently hired a new executive director.

NEW LEADERSHIP - Riley Collicutt is the new KCS Association executive director.
BUDGET COMMENTARY - Jason Nixon spoke to the Eckville Echo about the Alberta government’s 2017 budget.

Rimbey – Rocky Mountain House – Sundre MLA Jason Nixon Q and A

MLA Jason Nixon spoke with the Eckville Echo/ Sylvan Lake News about the the governments 2017 Budget.

BUDGET COMMENTARY - Jason Nixon spoke to the Eckville Echo about the Alberta government’s 2017 budget.
PIGSKIN PICKS - The Bucs’ defense held strong against the Calgary Gators.

Central Alberta Bucs to host information and pub nights

The Central Alberta Buccaneers football team is looking to expand in 2017.

PIGSKIN PICKS - The Bucs’ defense held strong against the Calgary Gators.
RETURNING PLAYER - Virnise Castro returned to the Aces after suffering an early-season injury.

Aces miss out on provincials

The senior girls Aces basketball team had two shots at going to the 1A Provincial Championships falling just short.

RETURNING PLAYER - Virnise Castro returned to the Aces after suffering an early-season injury.
SKATING SHOWCASE - The Eckville Figure Skating Club will be hosting a skating showcase on March 17 at 6 p.m. at the Eckville Arena.

Eckville Figure skating club to host showcase this Friday

The Eckville Figure Skating Club will be hosting a showcase to highlight the work done by the club’s students.

SKATING SHOWCASE - The Eckville Figure Skating Club will be hosting a skating showcase on March 17 at 6 p.m. at the Eckville Arena.
ALL IN - The Lakers “win as a team and lose as a team” according to guard Noah Lehto.

H.J. Cody senior basketball 2017 season comes to an end

The senior Lakers boy’s basketball season came to a halt after they were dealt an 64-75 loss.

ALL IN - The Lakers “win as a team and lose as a team” according to guard Noah Lehto.

Government work groups release findings on Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act

The Alberta Government is looking for feedback on the 2015 Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act.

CANADA DAY - The dunk tank will be returning to this years Canada Day celebrations.

March 13 Town Council Update

Eckville Town Council held a regular meeting on March 13.

CANADA DAY - The dunk tank will be returning to this years Canada Day celebrations.
HOME SHOW - Councillor Stuart Carde helped run the Town of Eckville Booth at the Red Deer Home show last weekend.

Town presents Eckville at Red Deer Home Show

The Town of Eckville returned to the Red Deer Home Show after a five year hiatus in order to showcase the Town.

HOME SHOW - Councillor Stuart Carde helped run the Town of Eckville Booth at the Red Deer Home show last weekend.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Ecole Mother Teresa put on four theatrical shows of Beauty and the Beast.

Mother Teresa Students put on Beauty and the Beast

The Grade 8 and 9 students of Ecole Mother Teresa’s theatre production module held four presentations of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Ecole Mother Teresa put on four theatrical shows of Beauty and the Beast.
PUCK DROP - The Tigers’ game against the Red Deer Elks started with a ceromonial puck drop.

Minor hockey celebrates hockey careers

Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey celebrated the graduation of members of the West Central Tigers.

PUCK DROP - The Tigers’ game against the Red Deer Elks started with a ceromonial puck drop.
A delegation from Red Deer Catholic Schools introduced four new portable to be built in Summer 2017.

Catholic school division announces Sylvan Lake expansion

A delegate from the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS) was at Ecole Our Lady of the Rosary (OLR) on March 7.

A delegation from Red Deer Catholic Schools introduced four new portable to be built in Summer 2017.
LAKER SENIORS - Maddy Dodman played her last game as a Laker after playing for all three years.

Lakers lose heartbreaker to Camrose

The senior girls Laker basketball team’s season came to a disappointing end after a surprising loss to the lower seeded Camrose Trojans.

LAKER SENIORS - Maddy Dodman played her last game as a Laker after playing for all three years.
BIG WIN - Dalton Steel

Bantam Eagles win final home game over Olds

The Bantam Eckville Eagles played their last game on home ice at the Eckville Arena before they head off to provincials.

BIG WIN - Dalton Steel
STAIRCLIMB - Last years Eckville Fire Department squad went up the 1204 stairs of the Calgary Bow Building in full gear.

Eckville to compete in and raise funds for Firefighter Stairclimb

The Eckville Fire Department is looking to beat their records from last year and raise money for a good cause

STAIRCLIMB - Last years Eckville Fire Department squad went up the 1204 stairs of the Calgary Bow Building in full gear.
LIBRARY AWARDS - The Library’s Read for 15 and Little Free Pantry Programs are up for three awards this year.

Sylvan Lake Library up for three awards

The Sylvan Lake Municipal Library continues to be recognized as one of the premier libraries.

LIBRARY AWARDS - The Library’s Read for 15 and Little Free Pantry Programs are up for three awards this year.
LIGHT-UP SIGNS - Peace in Pod Yoga played host to a workshop where participants built signs

Art workshops becoming a force in Eckville

Peace in a Pod Yoga studio was home to a different sort of serenity on Sunday, March 5.

LIGHT-UP SIGNS - Peace in Pod Yoga played host to a workshop where participants built signs
SHOW TIME - Ecole Mother Teresa is hosting a production of Beauty and the Beast on March 14 and 15.

Mother Teresa to showcase Beauty and the Beast

Grade 8-9 students will be putting on a production of Beauty and the Beast on March 14 and 15.

SHOW TIME - Ecole Mother Teresa is hosting a production of Beauty and the Beast on March 14 and 15.
SOCK HOP - Kindergarten teacher Lila Tighe lead EOLR in song and dance to commemorate Pink Shirt Day.

Sylvan schools celebrate Pink Shirt Day

On February 22, schools across Sylvan Lake celebrated National Pink Shirt Day - a national anti-bullying movement.

SOCK HOP - Kindergarten teacher Lila Tighe lead EOLR in song and dance to commemorate Pink Shirt Day.
VETERAN PRESENCE - Grade 12 forward Delaini Gillett looks to lead the Aces to a provincial playoff birth.

Eckville wins league championship

The senior girls Aces basketball team managed to take home the league championship title over Caroline.

VETERAN PRESENCE - Grade 12 forward Delaini Gillett looks to lead the Aces to a provincial playoff birth.