Local Business

Ronald Contreras and Kelly McMillan pose for a photo with packages of their coffee from White Frog Cafe. The two started the coffee company this summer, and are holding a fundraiser for a local woman suffering from cancer. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake coffee company fundraising for local woman with cancer

White Frog Cafe is holding a fundraiser for Susan O’Connor, who has stage four bone cancer

Ronald Contreras and Kelly McMillan pose for a photo with packages of their coffee from White Frog Cafe. The two started the coffee company this summer, and are holding a fundraiser for a local woman suffering from cancer. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Valhalla Cannabis officially opened its doors on July 27 at 10 a.m. to a few eager customers awaiting in the parking lot. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake’s first pot shop open for business

Valhalla Cannabis opened its door to eager customers at 10 a.m. on July 27

Valhalla Cannabis officially opened its doors on July 27 at 10 a.m. to a few eager customers awaiting in the parking lot. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
First Sylvan Lake pot shop to open Saturday

First Sylvan Lake pot shop to open Saturday

Valhalla Cannabis will open on July 27 at 10 a.m. after eight months in limbo

First Sylvan Lake pot shop to open Saturday
Sylvan Lake business releases new loose leaf teas

Sylvan Lake business releases new loose leaf teas

Laurie Breeze and English Rose Tea Rooms have released Mrs. B’s Loose Leaf Teas

Sylvan Lake business releases new loose leaf teas
PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake Chamber hosts annual golf tournament

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake Chamber hosts annual golf tournament

The annual golf tournament at Meadowlands Golf Club is a fundraiser for the Chamber

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake Chamber hosts annual golf tournament
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Cold weather, rain impacting Sylvan Lake businesses

A cold spring and wet beginning of summer is taking its toll on businesses in town

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A.J. Sandulac, a 198 Yukon Sea Cadet, and Deshon Lennard, with Flipside Youth Centre, show off the cheques made out to their organizations which were donated by Rick and Leslie Sand from the McHappy Day Proceeds. This year both organizations were given just over $1,200 and the remaining proceeds will be donated directly to Ronald McDonald House in Red Deer. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake McDonald’s raises more than $5,000 during McHappy Day

Year to date, the Sylvan Lake location has raised over $13,000 through fundraising efforts

A.J. Sandulac, a 198 Yukon Sea Cadet, and Deshon Lennard, with Flipside Youth Centre, show off the cheques made out to their organizations which were donated by Rick and Leslie Sand from the McHappy Day Proceeds. This year both organizations were given just over $1,200 and the remaining proceeds will be donated directly to Ronald McDonald House in Red Deer. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
Max Legault and Sue Purser cut a cake together after Mighty Owls Daycare was sold to Kids & Company on April 30. The name of the daycare is expected to change to Kids & Company Sylvan Lake. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake’s Might Owls Daycare sells to Kids & Company

Owners of Mighty Owls Daycare signed the papers for Kids & Company to acquire the centre Tuesday

Max Legault and Sue Purser cut a cake together after Mighty Owls Daycare was sold to Kids & Company on April 30. The name of the daycare is expected to change to Kids & Company Sylvan Lake. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake
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Sylvan Lake Chamber looks to continue to grow in 2019

The Chamber is introducing new events and continuing to grow favourites like the Winter Village

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No cannabis retail locations for Sylvan Lake for a while, AGLC

No cannabis retail locations for Sylvan Lake for a while, AGLC

The AGLC is not approving more cannabis licences, expects it will be a while before they start again

No cannabis retail locations for Sylvan Lake for a while, AGLC
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Sylvan Lake could benefit from Winter Games in Red Deer

Sylvan Lake Chamber says the 2019 Winter Games could bring in tourists and help local businesses

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Attendees at the Mermaid Ball had the opportunity to take pictures in a photo booth featuring a living statue of a mermaid. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News.

Support and partnership strengthens local businesses: Mermaid Ball

The annual Mermaid Ball and Business Awards was held on Oct. 12

Attendees at the Mermaid Ball had the opportunity to take pictures in a photo booth featuring a living statue of a mermaid. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News.
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
MCHAPPY DAY - Mike, Luke, Ben and Nicky Martel used the Ronald McDonald House after Ben’s birth last year. McDonald’s customers were able to support the House by purchasing either a McCafe beverage, a Big Mac or a Happy meal on McHappy day. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

McHappy Day supports Central Alberta families at Ronald McDonald House

25 per cent of Ronald McDonald House’s operating budget comes from McDonald’s support

MCHAPPY DAY - Mike, Luke, Ben and Nicky Martel used the Ronald McDonald House after Ben’s birth last year. McDonald’s customers were able to support the House by purchasing either a McCafe beverage, a Big Mac or a Happy meal on McHappy day. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
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How to grow a German shepherd

Local breeder, Jan Zerebeski, shares what it takes to train dogs well

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Good Earth Coffeehouse was packed with people enjoying the grand opening of Sylvan Lake’s newest coffee shop. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: Good Earth Coffeehouse grand opening draws crowds

The coffee shop was full of people enjoying free coffee, live music, beer and wine samplings

Good Earth Coffeehouse was packed with people enjoying the grand opening of Sylvan Lake’s newest coffee shop. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Good Earth Coffeehouse may look small from its storefront, but it is actually the largest in Canada at about 2,400 square feet. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

New coffee shop to host grand opening this weekend

Good Earth Coffeehouse, 5003 Lakeshore Dr., will have its grand opening April 7

Good Earth Coffeehouse may look small from its storefront, but it is actually the largest in Canada at about 2,400 square feet. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
2018 Board of Directors for Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce                                 Top left to right: Charlie Everest (Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash), Dave Phillips (MGT Management), Joel Johannson (Meadowlands Golf Club + Pro-Care Landscaping), Brad Bromley (Sobeys Sylvan Lake), Dwayne Stoesz (7 Points Media), Crystal Lanz (Lakestone Insurance).                                Bottom left to right: Kelly Stewart (Rowanoak Law Office), Jeremy Martins (Coldwell Banker Ontrack Realty), Tracey Soroka (Executive Assistant),Keri Pratt (The Wood Shed Axe Throwing), Denise Bryan-Williams (Executive Director), Cathy Forner (C4ner Management), Kjeryn Dakin (Viva La Sirena + Bukwildz), Al Sztym (RoyAl Glass).                                Photo submitted

New Chamber of Commerce Board and Executive announced

New president Keri Pratt’s vision for Sylvan Lake business is collaborative

2018 Board of Directors for Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce                                 Top left to right: Charlie Everest (Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash), Dave Phillips (MGT Management), Joel Johannson (Meadowlands Golf Club + Pro-Care Landscaping), Brad Bromley (Sobeys Sylvan Lake), Dwayne Stoesz (7 Points Media), Crystal Lanz (Lakestone Insurance).                                Bottom left to right: Kelly Stewart (Rowanoak Law Office), Jeremy Martins (Coldwell Banker Ontrack Realty), Tracey Soroka (Executive Assistant),Keri Pratt (The Wood Shed Axe Throwing), Denise Bryan-Williams (Executive Director), Cathy Forner (C4ner Management), Kjeryn Dakin (Viva La Sirena + Bukwildz), Al Sztym (RoyAl Glass).                                Photo submitted
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Mike Walsh first to seek UCP nomination

Penhold councillor aiming to become next MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake

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