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Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake gathers to honour the fallen at annual Flags of Remembrance ceremony

The smaller-than-normal ceremony starts the “season of remembrance” in Sylvan Lake

Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season

Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season

The summer camp plans to host regular events next summer after closing due to the pandemic

Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season
Wendy Sauvageau. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

‘Landlords beware’ warns Sylvan Lake woman whose home was wrecked by former tenants

Wendy Sauvageau says the damage done to her home is making her reconsider renting it out

Wendy Sauvageau. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
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Burman University campus open as classes move online

Residency is available to student who feel they work better on campus than at home

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l-r: Donna Park (Rec and Physio Assistant), Karen MacAulay (Bentley Farmers’ Market Board Chair & HCA at Bentley Care Centre), and Charmaine Westerlund (Bentley Care Centre Manager) pose for a photo with the new iPads and stands recently donated to the Bentley Care Centre from the farmer’s market. Photo Submitted

Bentley Farmer’s Market donates iPads to senior care home

The Farmer’s Market donated two iPads and stands to the Bentley Care Centre

l-r: Donna Park (Rec and Physio Assistant), Karen MacAulay (Bentley Farmers’ Market Board Chair & HCA at Bentley Care Centre), and Charmaine Westerlund (Bentley Care Centre Manager) pose for a photo with the new iPads and stands recently donated to the Bentley Care Centre from the farmer’s market. Photo Submitted
Sylvan Lake supports owners of Lakeside Go Karts after fire

Sylvan Lake supports owners of Lakeside Go Karts after fire

Lakeside Go Karts caught fire early Tuesday morning, resulting in substantial losses

Sylvan Lake supports owners of Lakeside Go Karts after fire
Sylvan Lake couple donates $850,000 to AACS

Sylvan Lake couple donates $850,000 to AACS

The doantion will be put towards a new X-Ray machine for the facility

Sylvan Lake couple donates $850,000 to AACS
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
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Sylvan Lake’s Yuletide Festival cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

A number of concerns stemming from COVID-19 sparked the decision to cancel the holiday festival

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Sylvan Lake RCMP overwhelmed by Saturday’s crowded waterfront

Sylvan Lake RCMP overwhelmed by Saturday’s crowded waterfront

“The sheer number of people at the beach is an indication that enforcement is not the solution.”

Sylvan Lake RCMP overwhelmed by Saturday’s crowded waterfront
Crowds gathered at Sylvan Lake beaches despite the pandemic and social distancing regulations. Photo Courtesy of papercandie on Twitter

Crowds in Sylvan Lake “commonplace” during summer months

The Town of Sylvan Lake looking for solutions from Province for large crowds not social distancing

Crowds gathered at Sylvan Lake beaches despite the pandemic and social distancing regulations. Photo Courtesy of papercandie on Twitter
Lacombe County Council meeting highlights - July 9

Lacombe County Council meeting highlights – July 9

Lacombe County Council amended its Land Use Bylaw No. 1237/17 at the recent meeting

Lacombe County Council meeting highlights - July 9
An x-ray of Ms Grey which shows the pellet lodged in her skull. The shot to the face caused so much damage to the eye, the veterinarian had to remove it. Photo Courtesy of GoFundMePage for MsGrey

Sylvan Lake woman distressed after cat shot at with pellet gun, loses its eye

Warning: Photo may be disturbing to some. Evelina Cornell’s cat Ms Grey was shot in the face and hip

An x-ray of Ms Grey which shows the pellet lodged in her skull. The shot to the face caused so much damage to the eye, the veterinarian had to remove it. Photo Courtesy of GoFundMePage for MsGrey
Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp goes ahead with 2020 session

Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp goes ahead with 2020 session

The first session of the SLHC begins July 5, with the opening of the NexSource Centre

Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp goes ahead with 2020 session
Jake Burwash competes in the Novice Saddle Bronc event at a past Benalto Fair and Stampede. File Photo

Benalto Fair and Stampede cancelled for the first time in more than a century

The Benalto Agricultural Society says they will hold the 103rd event next summer

Jake Burwash competes in the Novice Saddle Bronc event at a past Benalto Fair and Stampede. File Photo
Rimbey Junior/Senior High School. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps

Final grades for Wolf Creek Public School students based on in-class and at-home learning

Wolf Creek says the final marks will be decided based on a rubric given to teachers in the district

Rimbey Junior/Senior High School. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps
Doctors EyeCare in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Google Maps

Optometrists able to reopen for general eye exams as of May 4

Eye care clinics are able to reopen as Alberta loosens COVID-19 requirements for relaunch

Doctors EyeCare in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Google Maps
COVID-19 cancels Sylvan Lake’s summer events

COVID-19 cancels Sylvan Lake’s summer events

The Town of Sylvan Lake has cancelled all major events through to the end of August

COVID-19 cancels Sylvan Lake’s summer events
Camping at provincial sites cancelled through the May long weekend

Camping at provincial sites cancelled through the May long weekend

Any camping registration made up to May 19 at provincial sites has been cancelled by the Province

Camping at provincial sites cancelled through the May long weekend
Town of Sylvan Lake asks visitors to stay home, for now

Town of Sylvan Lake asks visitors to stay home, for now

All visitors and cottagers are asked to stay at their primary residence until the pandemic is over

Town of Sylvan Lake asks visitors to stay home, for now