Local Business

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs
New pop-up patio overlooks the water of Sylvan Lake

New pop-up patio overlooks the water of Sylvan Lake

Sun of a Beach, a seasonal pop-up patio, opened its doors for the summer on June 19

New pop-up patio overlooks the water of Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Lake Sobeys to continue curbside pickup beyond pandemic

Sylvan Lake Sobeys to continue curbside pickup beyond pandemic

The service, which started as a necessity during COVID-19, will now be offered as a convenience

Sylvan Lake Sobeys to continue curbside pickup beyond pandemic
Valhalla Cannabis in Sylvan Lake, Alta. File Photo

Alberta Cannabis Council says the black market has become bolder in sales

The ACC wants to see steps taken to take down the black market and help small businesses

Valhalla Cannabis in Sylvan Lake, Alta. File Photo
The sale of these four patches, created by Sylvan Lake company E-Patches & Crests, are donated to charities including the Sylvan Lake Food Bank. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake business donating proceeds from specific item to charity

E-patches & Crests is donating proceeds from sale of four crests to charity, including local food bank

The sale of these four patches, created by Sylvan Lake company E-Patches & Crests, are donated to charities including the Sylvan Lake Food Bank. Photo Submitted
Staff at Snap Fitness in Sylvan Lake show their excitement to reopen to the public on June 15. Photo Submitted

New orientation, tour required for all patrons as Sylvan Lake Snap Fitness reopens

Snap Fitness reopened to the public on June 15 after being closed for almost three months

Staff at Snap Fitness in Sylvan Lake show their excitement to reopen to the public on June 15. Photo Submitted
Yogis hold a pose at Peace in a Pod Yoga Studio’s first outdoor session in the green space next to the studio in Eckville on June 10. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Eckville yoga studio announces re-opening date

Peace in a Pod Yoga Studio temporarily closed its doors in March as a result of COVID-19

Yogis hold a pose at Peace in a Pod Yoga Studio’s first outdoor session in the green space next to the studio in Eckville on June 10. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
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Eckville salon adjusting to new normal after COVID-19 closure

Upper Cuts Salon has enforced new protocols and appointment schedules since re-opening

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Sylvan Lake breweries win gold at Alberta Beer Awards

Snake Lake Brewing placed in the top three in three different categories at the annual awards

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Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)
Town of Sylvan Lake checks in with local businesses with new survey

Town of Sylvan Lake checks in with local businesses with new survey

Business Resilience Survey will help the Town create an economic recovery plan following COVID-19

Town of Sylvan Lake checks in with local businesses with new survey
The Sylvan Lake Town App launched on April 1 and is available on both Apple and Android devices. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce launches app, connects businesses to residents and visitors

The Sylvan Lake Town App launched on the app store April 1, along with a gift card giveaway

The Sylvan Lake Town App launched on April 1 and is available on both Apple and Android devices. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Photo Courtesy of The Boxcar Grill’s Facebook page

Business at Eckville restaurant dropping during outbreak

Take out and drive-thru still available at The Boxcar Grill complacent with government guidelines

Photo Courtesy of The Boxcar Grill’s Facebook page
Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Many businesses are changing their business models or offering services in a new way

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak
How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis

How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis

Several local stores announce ‘Golden Hour’ shopping times

How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis
Sylvan Lake businesses satisfied working in town, survey

Sylvan Lake businesses satisfied working in town, survey

The Chamber surveyed 100 local businesses and found 82 per cent are satisfied working in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake businesses satisfied working in town, survey
Canadian Cattle Commission says the new Canada Food Guide released last year does not do cattle ranchers any favours, as it encourages the consumption of plant-based proteins. Government of Canada Photo

Canadian Cattle Commission working to change views on beef

Doug Sawyer says he wants to change labels on vegetarian products that use the word meat

Canadian Cattle Commission says the new Canada Food Guide released last year does not do cattle ranchers any favours, as it encourages the consumption of plant-based proteins. Government of Canada Photo
Kjeryn Dakin and her husband built eight-foot-tall snowmen out of plywood for Centennial Street businesses to decorate. Residents can vote for their favourite snowman at participating businesses for a chance to win a prize. Photo Courtesy of Sylvan Lake Winter Village Facebook

Sylvan Lake’s Winter Village expands with a Snowman Parade

Kjeryn Dakin says this year’s Winter Village will be full of Instagram-able moments

Kjeryn Dakin and her husband built eight-foot-tall snowmen out of plywood for Centennial Street businesses to decorate. Residents can vote for their favourite snowman at participating businesses for a chance to win a prize. Photo Courtesy of Sylvan Lake Winter Village Facebook
10 Sylvan Lake businesses honoured at Mermaid Ball and Business Awards

10 Sylvan Lake businesses honoured at Mermaid Ball and Business Awards

The Mermaid Ball and Business Awards were held on Oct. 26 at the Community Centre

10 Sylvan Lake businesses honoured at Mermaid Ball and Business Awards
Sylvan Lake brewery hosting creepy cabaret for Volunteer Central

Sylvan Lake brewery hosting creepy cabaret for Volunteer Central

Boo’s and Brews is hosted by Undercurrent Brewery on Oct. 25

Sylvan Lake brewery hosting creepy cabaret for Volunteer Central