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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
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
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