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Slow down: back to school means sharing the road

Slow down: back to school means sharing the road

School days bring congestion: yellow school buses are picking up their charges, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings, hurried parents are trying to drop their kids off before work.
Many local businesses featured in new Sylvan Lake board game

Many local businesses featured in new Sylvan Lake board game

The Town of Sylvan Lake is being celebrated with a board game featuring many of its businesses.
Sylvan Lake 100 Women Who Care chapter makes two donations

Sylvan Lake 100 Women Who Care chapter makes two donations

The local chapter of 100 Women Who Care – Sylvan Lake & Area were very happy to make donations to two very worthy recipients this past month. There was a tie between two nominated non-profits after the initial member vote, and a second vote resulted in a tie as well, so the proceeds were split between two very deserving local organizations.
Walk To Breathe goes virtual

Walk To Breathe goes virtual

Over the last two years, Chris Sadleir, the founder of Walk To Breathe, has walked 840 kilometres to raise money and awareness for Alberta Lung. But this year, due to health concerns, Sadleir is hoping Albertans will step up, instead.
Opinions wanted from Sylvan Lake businesses

Opinions wanted from Sylvan Lake businesses

Volunteers and members of the Sylvan Lake economic development team will be visiting businesses in town as part of the Business Visitation Program.
Sylvan Lake officer raising up-and-coming RCMP dog

Sylvan Lake officer raising up-and-coming RCMP dog

Sylvan Lake officer Cst. Matthew Lajeunesse is helping the RCMP raise the next generation of police dogs and he hopes to one day join the ranks of the K9 officers.
QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August
Talking to college students about drugs

Talking to college students about drugs

By Nickolaus Hayes

Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce announces Business Award finalists

The Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 2022 Business Award finalists, encompassing 12 categories.
Lodge 43 showcasing local ingredients as part of 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 Plate, a food and drink festival running Aug. 12 to 21. This is a province-wide dine-around event, where participating restaurants offer menu items highlighting local producers, growers, distillers and brewers. It takes place in conjunction with Alberta Local Food Week and Alberta Open Farm Days.