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Sylvan Lake offering Community Helpers training to aide in suicide prevention

Chelsey Lambert says talking about mental health and suicide is the best way to help bring awareness

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Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta

Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta

Onsy and Rosemary Tawadrous immigrated to Canada in 2011 and made their home in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta
Kiefer Sully strolls by the new playground as he heads towards his assigned door at Eckville Elementary School on the morning of Sept. 2. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Return to class has gone better than expectation, WCPS says

Staff with Wolf Creek Public Schools say the return to in-class teaching has gone very well

Kiefer Sully strolls by the new playground as he heads towards his assigned door at Eckville Elementary School on the morning of Sept. 2. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Ed Pangle and Al Knight of Lacombe have a look at some of the creative wood pieces done by club members. The members of the Central Alberta Wood Workers and Woodturners Guilds hosted the eighth annual wood show as part of the Lacombe Cultural and Harvest Festival. Photo by Duane McCartney

PHOTOS: Eighth annual Wood Show in Lacombe

Central Alberta Wood Workers and Woodturners Guild hosted its annual show recently

Ed Pangle and Al Knight of Lacombe have a look at some of the creative wood pieces done by club members. The members of the Central Alberta Wood Workers and Woodturners Guilds hosted the eighth annual wood show as part of the Lacombe Cultural and Harvest Festival. Photo by Duane McCartney
A failing swing belt was cause for alarm for a Sylvan Lake resident, who called in to the Town to have it fixed, but was disappointed it took nearly a month to do so. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake woman says Town’s response time to concerns isn’t enough

Glenda Jackman says it took almost a month for the Town to act on her complaint about a playground

A failing swing belt was cause for alarm for a Sylvan Lake resident, who called in to the Town to have it fixed, but was disappointed it took nearly a month to do so. Photo Submitted
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“My world exploded,” says Bentley-area farmer who’s swather was struck by a motorist

Dennis Duncan was a mile from home when his swather was struck by another travelling at high speeds

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Alison and Randy Patton are the new owners of the Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

New owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire looking to be big part of the community

Randy and Alison Patton are the new owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire

Alison and Randy Patton are the new owners of the Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Classic fall season expected for Central Alberta

Classic fall season expected for Central Alberta

The Weather Network is predicting a slow slide into winter with a near normal autumn in the region

Classic fall season expected for Central Alberta
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