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From left to right, Linda Wilson, Heather Donald (Mercy Connect co-ordinator), Kim Langmaid and Jennifer Goodall. Submitted photo

100 women collect over $10,000 for local charities

100 Women Who Care - small commitment…a huge impact!

From left to right, Linda Wilson, Heather Donald (Mercy Connect co-ordinator), Kim Langmaid and Jennifer Goodall. Submitted photo
Picture posted by Laurie Barth Gathercole to Facebook group Sylvan Lake Rocks. (photo from Facebook)

Sylvan Lake community mourns local business owner’s passing

Sylvan Lake is mourning the loss of local DQ business owner and resident Chris Mitchell.

Picture posted by Laurie Barth Gathercole to Facebook group Sylvan Lake Rocks. (photo from Facebook)
Kjeryn Dakin local business owner of Bukz, Bukwilds, and Doe(s) is running for a council position in the upcoming municipal election. Submitted photo

Local business owner is running for a council position in the upcoming municipal election

Kjeryn Dakin, owner of three lakeshore businesses is running in the upcoming municipal election.

Kjeryn Dakin local business owner of Bukz, Bukwilds, and Doe(s) is running for a council position in the upcoming municipal election. Submitted photo
Sylvan Lake Mariners play at Gulls Stadium. Submitted photo

The Mariners win against the Innisfail Hawks while playing at Gulls Stadium

The Sylvan Lake Mariners were able to use Gulls Stadium in their game on July 14.

Sylvan Lake Mariners play at Gulls Stadium. Submitted photo
Restrictions are starting to ease at Bethany Sylvan Lake. (file photo)

Bethany Sylvan Lake residents are able to have more visitors as restrictions ease

Restrictions at continuing care facilities are starting to ease.

Restrictions are starting to ease at Bethany Sylvan Lake. (file photo)
Sylvan Lake Town Office (file photo)

Event planning, and beach patrols were discussed by the town coucil

Many topics of discussion were addressed during the Town council meeting on July 12

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Residential School Memorial items have gone missing in Sylvan Lake

The memorial is now gone, but organizers are finding another way to honour the children

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Theatres are now open but attendance numbers are still down. (file photo)

Movie theatres have reopened but numbers are still not quite back to normal

‘The screen is big and the volume is loud and you’re free to truly escape’

Theatres are now open but attendance numbers are still down. (file photo)
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The Town of Sylvan Lake’s staff and volunteers are keeping the lakeshore clean

With more people coming to visit during the summer months it is important to keep the lakeshore clean

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The Town of Sylvan Lake is building a new Health and Wellness Healing Hub coming in 2022

The Town of Sylvan Lake wants to creat a community-led and driven Hub to support health and wellness

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The Town of Eckville’s 100th anniversary celebration has been postponed to November 3

The 100th anniversary celebration of the town of Eckville four day event has been postponed

  • Jul 6, 2021
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Candlelight vigil for healing, June 30, 2021. (Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake community healing together through candlelight vigil

The Town of Sylvan Lake helped to organize and facilitate a “vigil for healing” on June 30

  • Jul 6, 2021
Candlelight vigil for healing, June 30, 2021. (Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library (file photo)

Sylvan Lake Library is connecting the communty with literature during the Summer Reading Program

There is something for everyone with this years Summer Reading Program at the Sylvan Lake Library

  • Jul 6, 2021
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library (file photo)
Jodee Prouse and her son sold masks to support Canadian Mental Health Association. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake Mother and son duo sell masks to raise money for the Canadian Mental Heath Association

Jodee Prouse and her son chose to support mental health in honour of her brother

  • Jul 5, 2021
Jodee Prouse and her son sold masks to support Canadian Mental Health Association. (Photo Submitted)
HJ Cody Grad 2021. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake students recieve their diplomas and graduate

Grade 12 stduents graduated on June 25 in Sylvan Lake surrounded by friends and family

HJ Cody Grad 2021. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Zoe De Jonge, HJC valedictorian, gives her address to grads at the grad ceremony on June 25. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

HJC Valedictorian Address

Zoe De Jonge was named the valedictorian for the Class of 2021

Zoe De Jonge, HJC valedictorian, gives her address to grads at the grad ceremony on June 25. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library. (File Photo)

Sylvan Lake Library open to the public and preparing for summer

The Sylvan Lake Municipal Library reopened to the public on June 14

  • Jun 25, 2021
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library. (File Photo)
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Multiple edible parks found throughout Sylvan Lake

Apple trees, berry bushes and more have been planted in various parks around town

Photo Courtesy of the Town of Sylvan Lake
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Sylvan Lake NexSource Centre reopens Monday

As part of the provincial reopening plan, the recreation facility is able to open to the public

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