Megan Roth

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
Photo Courtesy of the Hockey Central Panthers

Trauma supports in place at Sylvan Lake schools in wake of student’s death

Brooke-Lynn Longman died while a patient at the Edmonton Stollery hospital after cardiac arrest

Photo Courtesy of the Hockey Central Panthers
Central Alberta temperatures to plummet heading into the weekend

Central Alberta temperatures to plummet heading into the weekend

The area is expected to see daytime high of around -30C this weekend and into next week

Central Alberta temperatures to plummet heading into the weekend
Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe

Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe

With 50 per cent of the riding counted, Calkins has over 21,000 votes

Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe
ELECTION: Blaine Calkins and Conservative take early lead in Red Deer-Lacombe
ELECTION: Blaine Calkins and Conservative take early lead in Red Deer-Lacombe
Lauren Pezzella. Photo Submitted

NDP candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe committed to creating new green jobs

Lauren Pezzella says the country needs to diversify away from fossil fuels

Lauren Pezzella. Photo Submitted
Western Canadian Baseball team, stadium coming to Sylvan Lake

Western Canadian Baseball team, stadium coming to Sylvan Lake

The Town announced they are finalizing an agreement to have a WCBL team in the future sports park

Western Canadian Baseball team, stadium coming to Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Lake’s rainbow crosswalk defaced with homophobic message

Sylvan Lake’s rainbow crosswalk defaced with homophobic message

The crosswalk was repainted Thursday morning to remove traces of the spray-painted words

Sylvan Lake’s rainbow crosswalk defaced with homophobic message
Red Deer-Lacombe incumbent says he will run a clean campaign

Red Deer-Lacombe incumbent says he will run a clean campaign

Blaine Calkins, Red Deer-Lacombe MP, says he is excited for the six-week election period

Red Deer-Lacombe incumbent says he will run a clean campaign
Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer. Black Press file photo

Alberta Justice Minister touring province to understand effect rural crime

Minister Doug Schweitzer was in Red Deer Sept. 6 for the second day of his Alberta tour

Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer. Black Press file photo
Body of 19-year-old drowning victim recovered from Sylvan Lake

Body of 19-year-old drowning victim recovered from Sylvan Lake

RCMP say the body was recovered the evening of Aug. 22.

Body of 19-year-old drowning victim recovered from Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Lake Fire Department’s Search and Rescue crafts speeds out of the marina Thursday morning to continue the search for a possible likely downing. Before 10 a.m. the search was being held a few meters off of the swim line near Centennial Park. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

UPDATED: Search continues for possible drowning on Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake RCMP and Fire Department continue their search for 20-something adult male

Sylvan Lake Fire Department’s Search and Rescue crafts speeds out of the marina Thursday morning to continue the search for a possible likely downing. Before 10 a.m. the search was being held a few meters off of the swim line near Centennial Park. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
RCMP and fire departments respond to possible drowning on Sylvan Lake

RCMP and fire departments respond to possible drowning on Sylvan Lake

RCMP say they are actively searching for a man in his 20s with boats on the lake

RCMP and fire departments respond to possible drowning on Sylvan Lake
Photo Courtesy Johnathan Brewer/Twitter

UPDATED: Tornado warning for Sylvan Lake and Lacombe County has ended

The alert was sent out at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday evening

Photo Courtesy Johnathan Brewer/Twitter
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Summer temperatures will bounce between warm and cool for Central Alberta

The Weather Network is predicting a battle ground between warm and cool summer conditions

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We will turn off the taps: Kenney

We will turn off the taps: Kenney

UCP Leader Jason Kenney was in Sylvan Lake Monday, said if elected he will turn off the taps to B.C.

We will turn off the taps: Kenney