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Veterans Voice of Canada/Flags of Remembrance is hosting the Walk For Veterans in Sylvan Lake on Sept. 25.

Walk For Veterans returns to Sylvan Lake Sept. 25

The 2022 Canadian Walk for Veterans will return as an in-person event…

Veterans Voice of Canada/Flags of Remembrance is hosting the Walk For Veterans in Sylvan Lake on Sept. 25.
Karen Filthaut, president of the Sylvan Lake Art Society, is pictured working on a painting. (Photo submitted)

Art Society hoping to increase membership

The Sylvan Lake Art Society (SLAS) is dedicated to providing a time…

Karen Filthaut, president of the Sylvan Lake Art Society, is pictured working on a painting. (Photo submitted)
And they’re off. The Skocdopoles held their annual Hespero Balloon Race this September long weekend. (Photo by Sheri Skocdopole Photography)

Hot air balloons over Eckville

Eckville residents may have done a double take during the long weekend…

And they’re off. The Skocdopoles held their annual Hespero Balloon Race this September long weekend. (Photo by Sheri Skocdopole Photography)
Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub. (Photo submitted)

Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub complete

A space for peace and mindfulness in Sylvan Lake is now complete.…

Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub. (Photo submitted)
A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)

Local youth can learn to cook

Sylvan Lake’s recreation and culture department is stirring things up a bit…

A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)
From left: H.J. Cody instructor Randall Prediger, Crucial Diesel owner Chris Jervis, Lodge 43 owner Trevor Jones and Canadian Tire Sylvan Lake owner Randy Patton with some till receipts after shopping for some much-needed items for the school’s industrial education program. (Photo submitted)

Burger sales net nearly $1,700 for H.J. Cody program

Thanks to Lodge 43 and Chris Jervis, owner of Crucial Diesel in…

From left: H.J. Cody instructor Randall Prediger, Crucial Diesel owner Chris Jervis, Lodge 43 owner Trevor Jones and Canadian Tire Sylvan Lake owner Randy Patton with some till receipts after shopping for some much-needed items for the school’s industrial education program. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake will be celebrating Alberta Day on Sept. 3. (File photo)

Celebrate being Albertan

Sylvan Lake will be celebrating the first Alberta Day, Sept. 3 with…

Sylvan Lake will be celebrating Alberta Day on Sept. 3. (File photo)
The Flags of Remembrance ceremony will be held at Sylvan Lake’s Centennial Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. (Photo submitted by Al Cameron)

Sylvan Lake honouring military heroes

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Veterans Voices of Canada will be hosting their…

The Flags of Remembrance ceremony will be held at Sylvan Lake’s Centennial Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. (Photo submitted by Al Cameron)
Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library recently donated $6,259.58 to the library. Pictured from left to right, Tanya Ryga, Gail Innes, John Kloosterman, Ian Oostindie, Debbie Oostindie and Sam Kurt. Andrea Newland, library director, is seated in the chair. The group is looking for new, younger volunteers to take over.

Library group looking for new volunteers

The Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library made their final donation on…

Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library recently donated $6,259.58 to the library. Pictured from left to right, Tanya Ryga, Gail Innes, John Kloosterman, Ian Oostindie, Debbie Oostindie and Sam Kurt. Andrea Newland, library director, is seated in the chair. The group is looking for new, younger volunteers to take over.
Be more safety conscious this school year. (File photo)

Slow down: back to school means sharing the road

School days bring congestion: yellow school buses are picking up their charges,…

Be more safety conscious this school year. (File photo)
The Sylvan Lake-Opoly board game features many businesses on the board. (Outset Media)

Many local businesses featured in new Sylvan Lake board game

The Town of Sylvan Lake is being celebrated with a board game…

  • Aug 25, 2022
The Sylvan Lake-Opoly board game features many businesses on the board. (Outset Media)
From left to right: Jennifer Goodall (100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake & Area), Otis the Owl and Carol Kelly (executive director of Medicine River Wildlife Centre).

Sylvan Lake 100 Women Who Care chapter makes two donations

The local chapter of 100 Women Who Care – Sylvan Lake &…

From left to right: Jennifer Goodall (100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake & Area), Otis the Owl and Carol Kelly (executive director of Medicine River Wildlife Centre).
Chris Sadleir and his parents during the Walk To Breathe event. (Photo submitted)

Walk To Breathe goes virtual

Over the last two years, Chris Sadleir, the founder of Walk To…

Chris Sadleir and his parents during the Walk To Breathe event. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake town council voted to begin the implementation of a Business Visitation Program. (Photo by iStock)

Opinions wanted from Sylvan Lake businesses

Volunteers and members of the Sylvan Lake economic development team will be…

Sylvan Lake town council voted to begin the implementation of a Business Visitation Program. (Photo by iStock)
Cst. Matthew Lajeunesse and Pace, a German shepherd training to become a police dog.

Sylvan Lake officer raising up-and-coming RCMP dog

Sylvan Lake officer Cst. Matthew Lajeunesse is helping the RCMP raise the…

Cst. Matthew Lajeunesse and Pace, a German shepherd training to become a police dog.
Left, a speciality Bulgarian sausage slavered in sauerkraut, right, a beef sausage with requisite ketchup, crowned by a generous serving of fries are among the many summertime food varieties. Ketchup, a popular condiment, has not always been made with tomatoes.. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August

Left, a speciality Bulgarian sausage slavered in sauerkraut, right, a beef sausage with requisite ketchup, crowned by a generous serving of fries are among the many summertime food varieties. Ketchup, a popular condiment, has not always been made with tomatoes.. (Black Press file photo)
It’s important to be open and honest with new college students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

Talking to college students about drugs

By Nickolaus Hayes College students in Alberta are well on their journey…

  • Aug 11, 2022
It’s important to be open and honest with new college students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce announces Business Award finalists

The Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 2022 Business Award…

The spicy mussel soup Lodge 43 will be showcasing as one of their dishes for Alberta on the Plate.

Lodge 43 showcasing local ingredients as part of Alberta on the Plate

Sylvan Lake’s Lodge 43 will be taking part in Alberta on the…

The spicy mussel soup Lodge 43 will be showcasing as one of their dishes for Alberta on the Plate.
Kick It To The Curb is happening Aug. 13 and 14. (Photo by iStock)

Kick It To The Curb happening this weekend

If you’ve been meaning to do some decluttering, now is your chance.…

Kick It To The Curb is happening Aug. 13 and 14. (Photo by iStock)