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Permit issued for five bay commercial building at Hinshaw and Herder

A five bay commercial building at the corner of Hinshaw and Herder accounted for more than half of the total construction

Tax rate to increase 2.4 per cent; utility fees going up

Sylvan Lake councillors proposed a 2.4 per cent property tax rate increase for the 2013 budget

Money planned for tourism promotion, beach sand, float

Sylvan Lake councillors earmarked over $80,000 towards tourism strategies or tourism-related facilities

Improvements to parking, street signs included in budget

Sylvan Lake councillors heard a number of propositions for transportation service improvements during 2013 budget discussions

Yuletide Festival planning progressing; still time to get involved

The first Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival is just weeks away and organizers are pleased with the way things are coming together.

Medical assistance calls

Following are calls responded to by Sylvan Lake’s volunteer firefighters, during the two weeks ending November 5

Road rage case being investigated; stunting charges laid

RCMP were called to the Eckville Hotel in relation to a complaint concerning a patron.


Wayne Sundell, Bob Hamelin and Laverne Asselstine were among members of the Sylvan Lake branch of the Royal Canadian Legion

Home warranties to change

All Albertans who buy a new home will have warranty coverage for their purchase under new legislation

Mediator contracted to facilitate meeting between council, MLA

During their regular meeting Oct. 22, Sylvan Lake councillors: