Megan Roth

Madelyn Boyko poses along with a number of the bath bombs she makes with her mom, Jessica Boyko. Madelyn says she enjoys making the bath bombs with her mom as it is a special time for just the two of them. (Photo Submitted)

5-year-old Sylvan Lake girl selling bath bombs in support of younger brother

Madelyn Boyko is selling bath bombs for CdLS research in honour of her younger brother

Madelyn Boyko poses along with a number of the bath bombs she makes with her mom, Jessica Boyko. Madelyn says she enjoys making the bath bombs with her mom as it is a special time for just the two of them. (Photo Submitted)
The Pollard family stop by Main Street Eatery in Cobbs Block to purchase cupcakes which has being sold as a fundraiser help find Steph Pollard’s sister. Fifty per cent of the proceeds will go towards the cost of the search and caring for the missing woman’s two young children. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake rallies around local searching for missing sister

Main Street Eatery is selling cupcakes to raise money for the continued search of Shaelene Bell

The Pollard family stop by Main Street Eatery in Cobbs Block to purchase cupcakes which has being sold as a fundraiser help find Steph Pollard’s sister. Fifty per cent of the proceeds will go towards the cost of the search and caring for the missing woman’s two young children. (Photo Submitted)
Mike Ammeter (Photo by Rebecca Hadfield)

Sylvan Lake man elected chair of Canadian Canola Growers Association

Mike Ammeter is a local farmer located near the Town of Sylvan Lake

Mike Ammeter (Photo by Rebecca Hadfield)
Brian Dalshaug, former Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Coach. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake hockey community mourns the loss of former coach

Brian Dalshaug is remembered as the “father of competitive hockey in Sylvan Lake.”

Brian Dalshaug, former Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Coach. (Photo Submitted)
Cindy Pelletier poses for a photo before giving birth to the child she was carrying for a same-sex couple from France. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake woman says surrogacy helps complete families

Cindy Pelletier says being a surrogate is what she was meant to do

Cindy Pelletier poses for a photo before giving birth to the child she was carrying for a same-sex couple from France. (Photo Submitted)
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Sylvan Lake’s Big Jig has big plans for Family Day weekend

Winterfest isn’t happening this year, in its place is the Big Jig an ice fishing competition and more

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Alberta senator calls Lacombe a model city for Alberta

Senator Doug Black virtually visited Lacombe on Jan. 27, and spoke with “community leaders”

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Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

Rimbey cafe takes a stand and allows dine-in customers

Blue Bird Coffee Co. opened its doors on Wednesday, part of a movement by small business owners

Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)
Sylvan Lake Fire Department respond to a call at Fox Run School, Wednesday morning. (Photo by Sean Mathieson)

Fire department responds to mechanical belt malfunction at Sylvan Lake school

Students at Fox Run and Mother Teresa are asked to stay home, bused students will be taken home

Sylvan Lake Fire Department respond to a call at Fox Run School, Wednesday morning. (Photo by Sean Mathieson)
'The Coronavirus Isn't Scary' by Kristy Walker.

Sylvan Lake author pens first children’s book about COVID-19

“The Coronavirus Isn’t Scary” by Kristy Walker teaches children to take care of themselves

'The Coronavirus Isn't Scary' by Kristy Walker.
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New owners of public boat launch on Sylvan Lake plans opening for May 2021

The Launch at Sylvan Lake is located at 5220 Lakeshore Dr.

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Central Alberta’s Catherine Hayreceived a letter from the Government of Canada recently stating she had to repay the government. Photo submitted

Central Albertan asked to repay CERB amount

Catherine Hay says she received a letter in November saying she had to completely repay the benefit

Central Alberta’s Catherine Hayreceived a letter from the Government of Canada recently stating she had to repay the government. Photo submitted
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‘You took away some real joy,’ Sylvan Lake Winter Village turned off after vandalism

Sometime during the night of Jan, 12 the light display at the pier was vandalized and damaged

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Provincial curling championships in Sylvan Lake cancelled

Curling Alberta announced Friday the men and women’s championships have been cancelled

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Provincial curling championships in Sylvan Lake cancelled

Curling Alberta announced Friday the men and women’s championships have been cancelled

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Town of Bentley closes its doors to the public temporarily. A notice will be posted on Facebook when the office reopens its doors. (File photo by Black Press News Services)

Central Alberta town CAO tests positive for COVID-19, town office closes

Town staff are isolating and being tested for the virus while the office is closed and being cleaned

Town of Bentley closes its doors to the public temporarily. A notice will be posted on Facebook when the office reopens its doors. (File photo by Black Press News Services)
The Saarela children, Kaycen, Kyptin, Krimzyn and Kinzley (from left to right), pose for a photo in front of their Christmas Tree. The family are preparing to handout hot chocolate bombs to the winners of this year’s Light Fight. (Photo by Megan Roth/Black Press News Services)

Central Alberta family gives out prizes for best holiday decorations

The Saarela family encourages everyone to participate in Light Fight to spread Christmas cheer

The Saarela children, Kaycen, Kyptin, Krimzyn and Kinzley (from left to right), pose for a photo in front of their Christmas Tree. The family are preparing to handout hot chocolate bombs to the winners of this year’s Light Fight. (Photo by Megan Roth/Black Press News Services)
Local businesses decorated their vehicles in lights and inflatbles to participate in the little parade, which left many with large smiles and a lot of Christmas cheer. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Santa Cruises through Sylvan Lake

Local businesses decorated their vehicles an slowly strolled through town for a mini Santa Parade

Local businesses decorated their vehicles in lights and inflatbles to participate in the little parade, which left many with large smiles and a lot of Christmas cheer. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
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Sounds of the Season: Together in Song

A virtual Christmas Concert by local performers presented by Sylvan Lake News

Photo by Andrea Swainson
Water pooling on the floor in one of the apartments. (Screen shot of video posted by Rachele Grygorasz)

Sylvan Lake rallying to help those displaced in apartment flood

An apartment building on Broadway Rise flooded Tuesday night when a pipe is believed to have burst

Water pooling on the floor in one of the apartments. (Screen shot of video posted by Rachele Grygorasz)