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2 people dead in Mountain View County plane crash

A pair of men in their 60s died in a plane crash…

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Miniature Medieval Faire coming to Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake residents will be able to jump back in time on…

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Sylvan Lake town councillors try their hands at pickelball

Sylvan Lake mayor and council learned some new skills July 4, when…

  • Jul 12, 2022
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Real estate company wins award for new Sylvan Lake community development

Planning a community around existing forests and fresh air has earned a…

  • Jul 12, 2022
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Sylvan Lake’s House of Music is seeking to expand its business by adding a preschool facility to the existing property. (Stock image)

Sylvan Lake’s House Of Music seeks to add a preschool facility

Sylvan Lake’s House of Music is seeking to expand its business by…

  • Jul 12, 2022
Sylvan Lake’s House of Music is seeking to expand its business by adding a preschool facility to the existing property. (Stock image)
Moms will get the opportunity to learn about various nutritional needs for their children through Alberta Health Services courses. (Stock image/Metro Creative Connection)

AHS offering mom, baby and toddler nutrition classes

By Carlie Sanderson For the Lacombe Express Moms across Central Alberta will…

  • Jul 12, 2022
Moms will get the opportunity to learn about various nutritional needs for their children through Alberta Health Services courses. (Stock image/Metro Creative Connection)
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Work starts today on Festival Street expansion

Town of Sylvan Lake advises of road closures

  • Jul 11, 2022
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The midway after dark on June 30. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

Bear mace affects dozens at Ponoka Stampede midway

Ponoka RCMP responded to bear mace incidents

The midway after dark on June 30. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)
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RCMP warn about consequences of aggressive driving

Eight out of 10 drivers rank aggressive driving as a “serious” or…

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Sylvan Lake RCMP charge man in relation to stabbing on Lakeshore Drive

The victim’s condition is currently stable and he is being treated at a hospital.

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Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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Tornado warning issued near Castor

Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for the County of Paintearth near…

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L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: The best snapshots from the 2022 Ponoka Stampede

Highlights from the 86th annual Ponoka Stampede, held June 27 to July 3

L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)
EV charging stations to be installed at Centennial Park, library parking lot and NexSource Centre. The construction begins this summer. File photo

Sylvan Lake to install 11 EV charging stations through provincial grant

The charging stations will be located at Centennial Park, library parking lot and NexSource Centre

EV charging stations to be installed at Centennial Park, library parking lot and NexSource Centre. The construction begins this summer. File photo
Alician McKendrick. (Facebook photo/McKendrick Stable)

Bentley stable owner Alicia McKendrick passed away ‘doing what she loved’

Rodeo community confirms McKendrick died during practice at the Stampede Grounds

Alician McKendrick. (Facebook photo/McKendrick Stable)
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Night 3 of chuckwagon action at the Ponoka Stampede

Chucks recap and more kids day photos from June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
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Several items seized from Red Deer drug bust

Sylvan Lake GIS assits with the investigation

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Sylvan Lake student among others recognized with Indigenous Student Awards

Indigenous students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their…

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Jahn Edlebi and his wife Souad Bitar moved to Sylvan Lake as refugees in 2018. Submitted photo

Syrian refugee couple shares pride in calling Canada home

Jahn Edlebi and Souad Bitar thank Sylvan Lakers for help with transitioning to life in foreign land

  • Jun 29, 2022
Jahn Edlebi and his wife Souad Bitar moved to Sylvan Lake as refugees in 2018. Submitted photo
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Town councillor running for UCP nomination for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake constituency

Sylvan Lake’s Kjeryn Dakin has stepped forward to run for UCP nomination…

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