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Police were parked on Lakeshore Drive Thursday as they investigate a stabbing. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)

UPDATE: A 21-year-old injured in stabbing on Sylvan Lake’s Lakeshore Drive

The victim’s condition is currently stable and he is being treated at a hospital.

Police were parked on Lakeshore Drive Thursday as they investigate a stabbing. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)
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RCMP investigate homicide near Sylvan Lake

Victim was transported to the hospital, however, died from the injuries

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One man hurt in shooting outside Sylvan Lake restaurant

The victim was hospitalized and is expected to recover soon

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Firefighters at work in the back alley of Hawthorn Place on May 31. File photo

Hawthorn Place fire displaces nearly a dozen Sylvan Lakers

Cause of the fire is still under investigation

Firefighters at work in the back alley of Hawthorn Place on May 31. File photo
The Launch at Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo

Nearly $100,000 in federal funding set to revitalize The Launch at Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake is one of 30 recipients receiving a boost to improve tourism experiences in Alberta

The Launch at Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
From left Brianna Lizotte, Elder Emile Janvier and Alex Kusturok pose for a photo inside the Apostolic Palace before meeting with Pope Francis on the morning of April 1. Janna Van de Sande / Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake Indigenous delegate meets Pope Francis to hear an apology for residential schools

Brianna Lizotte hopes the meeting forges a collective path to reconciliation

From left Brianna Lizotte, Elder Emile Janvier and Alex Kusturok pose for a photo inside the Apostolic Palace before meeting with Pope Francis on the morning of April 1. Janna Van de Sande / Submitted photo
The Sylvan Lake Lakeside Recovery Centre would be located on 80 acres of land that includes a 10,000-square-foot building previously used as a conference centre and church. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/BLACK PRESS news services)

Lacombe County meeting debates development of Sylvan Lake treatment centre

Locals offered blend of support and concerns

The Sylvan Lake Lakeside Recovery Centre would be located on 80 acres of land that includes a 10,000-square-foot building previously used as a conference centre and church. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/BLACK PRESS news services)
A federal grant will allow additional space and improved functionality to bring new attractions to the downtown core in Sylvan Lake and enable year-round events. (Photo via Town of Sylvan Lake Facebook)

Festival Street Grant to improve Sylvan Lake downtown

Construction expected to start this spring

A federal grant will allow additional space and improved functionality to bring new attractions to the downtown core in Sylvan Lake and enable year-round events. (Photo via Town of Sylvan Lake Facebook)
Two central Alberta school divisions are closely monitoring student absenteeism rate within schools. (File photo by Black Press news services)

In-person learning continues for most students in central Alberta

Stay prepared for potential pivot to remote learning

Two central Alberta school divisions are closely monitoring student absenteeism rate within schools. (File photo by Black Press news services)
RCMP officers in Sylvan Lake have obtained a video that depicts a male youth being assaulted by two other male youths. (Black Press file photo)
RCMP officers in Sylvan Lake have obtained a video that depicts a male youth being assaulted by two other male youths. (Black Press file photo)
RCMP officers in Sylvan Lake have obtained a video that depicts a male youth being assaulted by two other male youths. (Black Press file photo)
RCMP officers in Sylvan Lake have obtained a video that depicts a male youth being assaulted by two other male youths. (Black Press file photo)
Eckville Fire Department crew preparing the second rink. (Contributed photo)

Eckville skating rinks open thanks to fire department

Built with help from new fire truck

Eckville Fire Department crew preparing the second rink. (Contributed photo)
Christmas decorations are typically up from mid-November to the start of January at this Sylvan Lake home. (Photo by Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)

Sylvan Lake residents motivate community to pause and take festive photos

Deborah Weins offers a short trip to the north pole on the front lawn of 114 Herder Dr.

Christmas decorations are typically up from mid-November to the start of January at this Sylvan Lake home. (Photo by Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)
Hot Cocoa Bar donated by Tar-rific Cre-a-Shauns. (Photo submitted)
Hot Cocoa Bar donated by Tar-rific Cre-a-Shauns. (Photo submitted)
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Lois Snider-Norby and Rosemary Gerdts of the Guild were able to present nine gift bags for men and 28 gift bags for women to the Christmas Bureau which were received by Laurie Gathercole (far right). Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake church Ladies Guild support Christmas Bureau

Offering 37 gift bags and 84 jars of Love Soup

Lois Snider-Norby and Rosemary Gerdts of the Guild were able to present nine gift bags for men and 28 gift bags for women to the Christmas Bureau which were received by Laurie Gathercole (far right). Submitted photo
Allan Cameron in the jacket belonging to Lt. General Don Laubmans Spitfire (from 1940 until 1972), who was wearing it when he and the other pilots escaped from a POW camp, borrowed the Kubelwagen and drove back to squadron. He was shot down and taken prisoner before that. (Contributed photo)

Micro museum in Sylvan Lake to honour national war heroes

Aims to preserve history by educating and informing people about veteran lives

Allan Cameron in the jacket belonging to Lt. General Don Laubmans Spitfire (from 1940 until 1972), who was wearing it when he and the other pilots escaped from a POW camp, borrowed the Kubelwagen and drove back to squadron. He was shot down and taken prisoner before that. (Contributed photo)
Sara Tallon practicing on Sylvan Lake. (Submitted photo)

Sylvan Lake surfer completes in championship as sixth-best in the world

Teen Sara Tallon honed surfing skills with rigorous practice on Sylvan Lake

Sara Tallon practicing on Sylvan Lake. (Submitted photo)
Dakin Chase Foundation founding directors Randi Chase (left) and Kjeryn Dakin received their first donation from the Gulls Give Foundation at the pilot restaurant Bukz on Lakeshore Dr., with Sully the seagull pointing out the yellow decal to let kids know what to look for. (Contributed photo)

Sylvan Lake organization helping central Alberta youth

Offer refuge and support through challenging times

Dakin Chase Foundation founding directors Randi Chase (left) and Kjeryn Dakin received their first donation from the Gulls Give Foundation at the pilot restaurant Bukz on Lakeshore Dr., with Sully the seagull pointing out the yellow decal to let kids know what to look for. (Contributed photo)
Mr. and Mrs. Claus cruising through the Santa Claus Parade this winter. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)

Festivals and events boost Sylvan Lake economy

Winter Village grows to join list of local charms

Mr. and Mrs. Claus cruising through the Santa Claus Parade this winter. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)