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Examples of the masks Jessika Voorhees of Custom Cut Threads is making during the pandemic. Photo Courtesy of Custom Cut Threads Facebook

Sylvan Lake seamstress asking for help sewing masks during pandemic

The masks gives essential workers and community members peace of mind, Jessika Voorhees says

Examples of the masks Jessika Voorhees of Custom Cut Threads is making during the pandemic. Photo Courtesy of Custom Cut Threads Facebook
Volunteers at the Sylvan Lake Food Bank sort through donations from a Stuff-A-Bus campaign. File Photo

Sylvan Lake Food Bank and Community Partners benefit from $10,000 grant

The Town of Sylvan Lake awarded a $10,000 grant to both organizations at the recent Council meeting

Volunteers at the Sylvan Lake Food Bank sort through donations from a Stuff-A-Bus campaign. File Photo
Alberta lacrosse season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta lacrosse season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

ALA announced the entire box lacrosse season would be cancelled for the 2020 season

Alberta lacrosse season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
Sylvan Lake Sobeys partners with fire department to deliver groceries during pandemic

Sylvan Lake Sobeys partners with fire department to deliver groceries during pandemic

Sylvan Lake Fire Department is delivering groceries to seniors two days a week

Sylvan Lake Sobeys partners with fire department to deliver groceries during pandemic
School boards in Sylvan Lake announce layoffs due to COVID-19 funding cuts

School boards in Sylvan Lake announce layoffs due to COVID-19 funding cuts

RDCRS and Chinook’s Edge say the layoffs of bus drivers and educational assistants are temporary

School boards in Sylvan Lake announce layoffs due to COVID-19 funding cuts
Sylvan Lake man wins STARS Lottery grand prize

Sylvan Lake man wins STARS Lottery grand prize

The grand prize winners were all from Central Alberta, including Sheldon Mudry from Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake man wins STARS Lottery grand prize
Sylvan Lake plumbers ask for social distancing while working in homes

Sylvan Lake plumbers ask for social distancing while working in homes

Fonda’s Plumbing and Heating says they went out to six service calls in one day during the outbreak

Sylvan Lake plumbers ask for social distancing while working in homes
Town of Sylvan Lake temporally lays off 64 employees during COVID-19 pandemic

Town of Sylvan Lake temporally lays off 64 employees during COVID-19 pandemic

The Town has enacted a temporary 60-day layoff process for 64 employees

Town of Sylvan Lake temporally lays off 64 employees during COVID-19 pandemic
Baseball season postponed until the end of April

Baseball season postponed until the end of April

Baseball Alberta worked with Baseball Canada to postpone events until at least April 30

Baseball season postponed until the end of April
A family of “gangsters” pose for a porch portrait. Photo by Deb McNeil Photography

Sylvan Lake photographer captures family life from the front steps

Deb McNeil is taking porch portraits to share the uniqueness of families during COVID-19

A family of “gangsters” pose for a porch portrait. Photo by Deb McNeil Photography
Agriculture critical during and post-epidemic, Ag Minister says

Agriculture critical during and post-epidemic, Ag Minister says

Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen held a call-in town hall meeting Monday night

Agriculture critical during and post-epidemic, Ag Minister says
Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Many businesses are changing their business models or offering services in a new way

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak
Sylvan Lake Dog Park closed to encourage social distancing

Sylvan Lake Dog Park closed to encourage social distancing

As of 6 a.m. on March 27 the dog park and west end recycling station are closed to the public.

Sylvan Lake Dog Park closed to encourage social distancing
Many weddings cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Many weddings cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Wedding and Event Planner Lori Angebrandt has tips for couples postponing their nuptials

Many weddings cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak
Best Body Fitness announced Saturday evening they would not be reopening with the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end. Photo by Best Body Fitness

Sylvan Lake gym shuttered due to COVID-19 mandates

Best Body Fitness will not reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic is declared over

Best Body Fitness announced Saturday evening they would not be reopening with the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end. Photo by Best Body Fitness
Rimbey RCMP warn public scams related to COVID-19 cropping up

Rimbey RCMP warn public scams related to COVID-19 cropping up

Rimbey RCMP say a number of scams related to the virus have begun to appear world wide

Rimbey RCMP warn public scams related to COVID-19 cropping up
Christmas returns to Sylvan Lake as light displays turned on again

Christmas returns to Sylvan Lake as light displays turned on again

Sylvan Lakers have turned on their holiday lights to bring joy during a dark time

Christmas returns to Sylvan Lake as light displays turned on again
3 Major Sylvan Lake events cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

3 Major Sylvan Lake events cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The cancelled events include this weekend’s The Meltdown and Leprechaun Treasure Hunt

3 Major Sylvan Lake events cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
11-year-old Sylvan Lake burn survivor using his story to inspire others

11-year-old Sylvan Lake burn survivor using his story to inspire others

Kaden Howard was recently named the 2020 Champion Child for the Stollery in Edmonton

11-year-old Sylvan Lake burn survivor using his story to inspire others
Sylvan Lake RCMP on scene at serious, multi vehicle collision

Sylvan Lake RCMP on scene at serious, multi vehicle collision

There is no access westbound on Aspelund Road from the intersection.

Sylvan Lake RCMP on scene at serious, multi vehicle collision