Local News

Child advocacy centre raising funds through Dream Home Lottery

The child advocacy centre in Red Deer uses its resources to help kids all over Central Alberta

Sylvan Lake may soon eliminate hybrid school-playground zones

Amendments to the Traffic Bylaw are expected to come before Town Council at a later date

Sylvan Lake looks to add an adopt-a-road program

A policy for the newly proposed program will come forward to council at a later date

Sylvan Lake adds 25 new events to the 2019 line up

Sean Durkin announced 25 new events, in addition to community favourites, are planned for 2019

WATCH: Canada Winter Games athletes arrive from across the country

Up to 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches will arrive throughout the day Thursday and Friday

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Red Deer Region Highland Dancing Association's Open Competition
Canada Winter Games Torch Relay in Sylvan Lake
Fans support Rebels

Sylvan Lake’s Winterfest now over two weekends

Extreme winter conditions resulted in outdoor events being moved to Feb. 23-24

Young Sylvan Laker creates care packs for Victim Services

10-year-old Charlie Casado is creating care packs for children in need at Victim Services

‘Vicious’ dog attacks young Sylvan Lake girl

Nearby neighbours came to the aid of the girl who was attacked by a dog Friday afternoon

Plans in motion for this year’s Flags of Remembrance in Sylvan Lake

Al Cameron says the honour plaques are a very important part of the annual ceremony

Sylvan Lake’s Winterfest event quickly approaching

The annual Winterfest will run over Family Day weekend, Feb. 16-18.

Couple marries in Ponoka after 65 years apart

The couple were born in Scotland and went to the same school and dated before his family moved

UPDATE: Water main break causes road closure

A section of 50 Avenue is closed while crews work to fix the problem

Off-duty Mountie from Ponoka prevents bank robbery

The RCMP member was in Red Deer and went to make a bank transaction when the incident occurred

Phase One of Sylvan Lake IDP now complete

The Sylvan Lake IDP will now move on to Phase Two, which includes drafting a framework plan

Rimbey man, 61, arrested after exposing self to woman

Police arrested and charged the man an indecent act

Extreme cold warning returns to Central Alberta

The cold warning broke Thursday afternoon, only to return early Friday morning.

Sylvan Lakers learn how to Grow Great Kids

The FCSS and SPARC Coalition workshops are to help build assets and developmental relationships

Sylvan Lake RCMP reduced rural crime in area through pilot program

Sylvan Lake and Wetaskiwin RCMP participated in a new pilot program in 2018

‘Be smart about your choices,’ MADD presentation tells Sylvan Lake students

Grade 7-9 students at Mother Teresa School attended at MADD presentation, Jan. 31