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The 2021 annual Smile Cookie Campaign earned donations greater than any past year, raising $15,520.50 over the span of a week. File photo

Sylvan Lake Lions Club activities in review

The Sylvan Lake Lions Club has had an eventful and challenging yet…

The 2021 annual Smile Cookie Campaign earned donations greater than any past year, raising $15,520.50 over the span of a week. File photo
An art fan tours the Perceptions of Promise exhibit at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2011. The Glenbow Museum is believed to be the first major Canadian museum to offer free admission — permanently — thanks to a multimillion-dollar legacy donation from the family of Calgary businessman and philanthropist, the late JR Shaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Jewel in Alberta’s cultural crown’: Shaw family donates $35M to Glenbow Museum

Much of the money is to be used to cover general admission costs in perpetuity

An art fan tours the Perceptions of Promise exhibit at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2011. The Glenbow Museum is believed to be the first major Canadian museum to offer free admission — permanently — thanks to a multimillion-dollar legacy donation from the family of Calgary businessman and philanthropist, the late JR Shaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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Legion concludes 2021 Poster and Literary Contests

Aims to foster tradition of remembrance among youth

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Library offers financial literacy

Links people with Credit Counselling Society webinars

  • Feb 16, 2022
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Winterfest prepares to return in full force

Hope for positive impact on local businesses and to popularize town as year-round travel destination

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Eckville Municipal Library/ Facebook image
Eckville Municipal Library/ Facebook image
An event attendee enjoyed roasting marshmallows at the firepit. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Lakers flocked to Leader Field for an active afternoon

On the sunny afternoon of Feb. 6 the Town of Sylvan Lake’s…

An event attendee enjoyed roasting marshmallows at the firepit. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)

QUIZ: Celebrating the joy of reading

Family Literacy Day in Canada is held each year on Jan. 27.

The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)
Will Darbel. Submitted photo
Will Darbel. Submitted photo
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Lakers relish soothing Saturday on the lake

Engaging in several winter sports and activities

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An organizer for 100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake and Area, Kim Langmaid (left), presented the donation cheque to Fonda Devereaux of the Red Deer Hospice Society.

100 Women Who Care donate to Red Deer Hospice Society

Continue donations during pandemic with next e-meet Feb. 7

An organizer for 100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake and Area, Kim Langmaid (left), presented the donation cheque to Fonda Devereaux of the Red Deer Hospice Society.
Sylvan Lake Recreation / Facebook image
Sylvan Lake Recreation / Facebook image
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Stuck in the deep frosty snow globe

Moyie was going on a hike on the winter trails. Holding her…

  • Dec 25, 2021
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Miss. Eleniak’s Grade 2 class creating a candy cane sale. Submitted photo

École Our Lady of the Rosary School students relishing Christmas

Miss. Eleniak’s Grade 2 class creating a candy cane sale. Submitted photo…

Miss. Eleniak’s Grade 2 class creating a candy cane sale. Submitted photo
Grade 5 students prepare Christmas crafts.

C.P. Blakely School students share Christmas emotions through art

Grade 5 students prepare Christmas crafts. Exploring life in a snow globe.…

Grade 5 students prepare Christmas crafts.
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Laker motivates community to pause and take festive photos, create a memory for life

Deborah Weins offers a short trip to the north pole on the front lawn of 114 Herder Dr.

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Eckville Fire Department crew members preparing the second rink. submitted photo
Eckville Fire Department crew members preparing the second rink. submitted photo