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Sylvan Lake Winter Village. (File Photo)

Winter Village looking for community support to run successful season

Sylvan Lake celebrates the seasons on the lakefront and downtown

From left, Kiarra Pratt, Nevaeh Hennigar, Candace Eckenswiller, and Talisa Duchhene enjoying the warm afternoon at Sylvan Lake’s Flannel and Feast event. Reeti Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Flannel and Feast event offered day full of art, music and food

Today’s Flannel and Feast event was full of plaid enthusiasts celebrating the…

People awaiting their turn outside Sun of a Beach. Reeti Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

CulinART opened gateway to a joyous community evening

The streets of downtown Sylvan Lake were brought to life with people…

People awaiting their turn outside Sun of a Beach. Reeti Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Jaedyn Pilon, 15, of Edmonton Alta. does the Elvis on stage at Okanagan Lake Park Saturday.
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The Legion presenting an evening of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Featuring the award winning tribute artist Jaedyn Pilon on September 25.

Jaedyn Pilon, 15, of Edmonton Alta. does the Elvis on stage at Okanagan Lake Park Saturday.
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Family Picnic and Fall Fest’s Bed Races winning team Dirty Mike And The Boys, front left Dylan Bouchard, front right Dylan Marfleet, back left Michael Williams (Dirty Mike), back right Nathan Lawrence, and the bed rider Brett Mossey, racing to the finish line.
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Family Picnic and Fall Fest’s Bed Races winning team Dirty Mike And The Boys, front left Dylan Bouchard, front right Dylan Marfleet, back left Michael Williams (Dirty Mike), back right Nathan Lawrence, and the bed rider Brett Mossey, racing to the finish line.
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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)
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)
Curtis Labelle. (Photo Submitted)

More exciting music to come from Sylvan Lake’s Curtis Labelle

Curtis Labelle has been called Canadian Elton John or Billy Joel by fans

  • Jun 15, 2021
Curtis Labelle. (Photo Submitted)
Gord Bamford Concert, Sept. 19, 2020. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Gord Bamford serenades Sylvan Lake at sold out concert

Gord Bamford played for a sold out crowd at a drive-in concert Sept. 19 in Sylvan Lake

Gord Bamford Concert, Sept. 19, 2020. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performing in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park in a drive-in concert on Canada Day. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Sylvan Lake to host first event since February, featuring Gord Bamford

Gord Bamford will preform at a drive-in concert, the first in the Town’s Drive-in Concert Series

Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performing in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park in a drive-in concert on Canada Day. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
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Sylvan Lake Sacred Massed Choir eyeing May concert

The spring concert is set to showcase a collection of non-seasonal hymns and gospels

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Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.

The photography trend that continues to climb: Best friend photo shoots

Rimbey photographer reflects on the growing demand for these lifestyle set shoots.

Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.
Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres

Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres

Scott McDermott’s documentary will be in 14 theatres, including Sylvan Lake and Wetaskiwin

Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres
Sylvan Lake Author Shelley Brzak poses for a photo at the Varsity Hall art display at the Sylvan Lake pier. Brzak is working on a feature film set to film next summer in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Feature film by Sylvan Lake author, director delayed by pandemic

A feature film inspired by Shelley Brzak’s second novel was set to begin filming this summer in town

Sylvan Lake Author Shelley Brzak poses for a photo at the Varsity Hall art display at the Sylvan Lake pier. Brzak is working on a feature film set to film next summer in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)

BOOK REVIEW: Lacombe author pens first novel “A Critical Human Error”

Barbara A. Glasier’s book touches on family, childhood innocence and redemption

Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: COVID-19 and the US Election

The Expert welcomes Burman University Political Scientist Marc Froese

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PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta Part 2

More insight into the Black Lives Matter movement of central Alberta

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Recording residency available at Benalto studio

Hurry Hard Records has opened applications for a new musician residency program out of Benalto

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