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Photo curtesy of Michael Rieger

Farm equipment causing power outages in Central Alberta

According to Fortis Alberta the number of outages caused by farm equipment is on the rise

Photo curtesy of Michael Rieger
Health Minister and dignitaries tour new AACS facility

Health Minister and dignitaries tour new AACS facility

The Advanced Ambulatory Care Services will accept its first patients on June 4

Health Minister and dignitaries tour new AACS facility
Rights for a preliminary inquiry waved by former MLA

Rights for a preliminary inquiry waved by former MLA

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces charges of sexual assault and sexual interference

Rights for a preliminary inquiry waved by former MLA
Three charged in home invasion, identity of fourth unknown

Three charged in home invasion, identity of fourth unknown

Rimbey RCMP has charged three individuals in connection to a home invasion and assault

Three charged in home invasion, identity of fourth unknown
Girl First changes on the horizon for Girl Guides

Girl First changes on the horizon for Girl Guides

Sylvan Lake Guide Leader A.J. Lichty says she is excited for the upcoming program shift

Girl First changes on the horizon for Girl Guides
AACS receives funding from Red Deer County for life saving equipment

AACS receives funding from Red Deer County for life saving equipment

Red Deer County approved funding for $35,000 to AACS

AACS receives funding from Red Deer County for life saving equipment
Localized flooding in Red Deer County

Localized flooding in Red Deer County

The rapidly melting snow is causing overland flooding in some areas

Localized flooding in Red Deer County
An accident involving a school bus occurred this morning near Sylvan Lake. It’s unclear the severity of the incident.                                Facebook photo

UPDATE: Accident on Hwy. 11A involves school bus

No injuries to the 8 children but the pickup driver had to be extricated with undetermined injuries

An accident involving a school bus occurred this morning near Sylvan Lake. It’s unclear the severity of the incident.                                Facebook photo
AACS on schedule for May opening

AACS on schedule for May opening

There is still work to be done on the service before opening, according to Susan Samson

AACS on schedule for May opening
Impaired driving laws will soon change

Impaired driving laws will soon change

Changes to impaired driving laws will come into effect on April 9

Impaired driving laws will soon change
Mayor Sean McIntyre, along with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and Penhold Mayor Michael Yargeau proudly show off the jersey with their hometown name printed on the back during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup announcement March 27. Photo from Mayor MacIntyre’s Twitter

UPDATE: Sylvan Lake to host international hockey game

The NexSource Centre will host the USA vs Slovakia game of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Mayor Sean McIntyre, along with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and Penhold Mayor Michael Yargeau proudly show off the jersey with their hometown name printed on the back during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup announcement March 27. Photo from Mayor MacIntyre’s Twitter
If Sylvan Lake Town Council approves a contract with Fogdog Energy, the town’s solid waste will no longer be sent to the Red Deer landfill. Contributed Image

Sylvan Lake and Fogdog Energy to enter negotiations

Fogdog Energy proposes a no landfill solution to municipal solid waste

If Sylvan Lake Town Council approves a contract with Fogdog Energy, the town’s solid waste will no longer be sent to the Red Deer landfill. Contributed Image
Pets should be considered in cannabis bylaws, says vet

Pets should be considered in cannabis bylaws, says vet

Dr. Lana Keating and her husband Tim warn recreational marijuana toxic in dogs

Pets should be considered in cannabis bylaws, says vet
Alberta’s budget sets path to balance

Alberta’s budget sets path to balance

The Alberta Government announced the 2018 budget on March 22

Alberta’s budget sets path to balance
Veterans’ Voices of Canada wants to fly additional Canadian flags in Sylvan Lake

Veterans’ Voices of Canada wants to fly additional Canadian flags in Sylvan Lake

VVoC requested a set of 128 flags hang in Centennial Park, as well as along Hwy. 11

Veterans’ Voices of Canada wants to fly additional Canadian flags in Sylvan Lake
Bravery Blends was started by Heather Heystek, and donates a portion of the proceeds to charities working to help first responders and those suffering from PTSD. Photo Submitted

The healing power of coffee

Bravery Blends donates a portion of proceeds to PTSD organizations

Bravery Blends was started by Heather Heystek, and donates a portion of the proceeds to charities working to help first responders and those suffering from PTSD. Photo Submitted
Background checks required for retail cannabis locations

Background checks required for retail cannabis locations

Strict rules and regulations for retail locations was announced at a press conference this morning

Background checks required for retail cannabis locations
Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges

A publication ban on the former MLA was lifted Friday

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges
Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges

A publication ban on the former MLA was lifted Friday

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian anthem to become gender neutral

A bill to make the anthem gender neutral passed in Senate Jan. 31, but is not yet law

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick