Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla

The Giving Tree features anonymous tags which display the Christmas wish list of each of the seniors living at Bethany’s long-term care and supportive living facility. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)

Giving Tree returns to spread joy in Sylvan Lake

Tree located in Shoppers Drug Mart on 50A St.

The Giving Tree features anonymous tags which display the Christmas wish list of each of the seniors living at Bethany’s long-term care and supportive living facility. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)
Flags of Remembrance Cross Canada tribute was successful in several communities across Canada this year. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Lacombe’s first Flags of Remembrance tribute an exceptional success

Community sponsored all 128 Plaques of Honour

Flags of Remembrance Cross Canada tribute was successful in several communities across Canada this year. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Submitted photos

Memorial Garden honours passing of local physician in Sylvan Lake

Garden in memory of Dr. Joe Myburgh located at Railway Park Promenade

Submitted photos
Hot dogs served to attendees. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Eckville celebrates a century of togetherness

Lights up for Christmas on the occasion

Hot dogs served to attendees. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Pumpkin Trail. (Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo)

Add your Halloween pumpkins to Pumpkin Trail in Sylvan Lake

Town aims to surpass last year’s numbers

Pumpkin Trail. (Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo)
Past exulted ruler of Benalto Elks Lodge 404 Don Periche (left) presented a cheque to Bethany Care Foundation site manager Deb Andersen, in support of the purchase of new warmer linen. Submitted photo

Benalto Elks donate to support seniors living at Bethany Sylvan Lake

Donation to be used for purchase of new linen warmer

Past exulted ruler of Benalto Elks Lodge 404 Don Periche (left) presented a cheque to Bethany Care Foundation site manager Deb Andersen, in support of the purchase of new warmer linen. Submitted photo
Leah Gamroth with Girl Guide leaders, from left, Lynne Tirpak, Judy Scanland, Tamara Neilly, and Sandi Lapp.

Sylvan Lake Girl Guide third Brownie to achieve all 50 badges

Leah Gamroth showed persistent growth throughout past two years

Leah Gamroth with Girl Guide leaders, from left, Lynne Tirpak, Judy Scanland, Tamara Neilly, and Sandi Lapp.
CAR President Roy Keessar says next year’s race season is expected to begin in May. (Leah Bousfiled/Black Press news services)

Central Alberta Raceways windup for the season

Gets equipped with an AED for future use

CAR President Roy Keessar says next year’s race season is expected to begin in May. (Leah Bousfiled/Black Press news services)
Wicked Witches of the West, from left, Jaimie Cooney, Terra Russell, Erin Darkseid, Lisa Roberts, Shar Flower, Kristyna Kortova, Meaghan Cooney, Joanne Lacey, Michelle Labelle, and Connie Kentz. Steve Roberts / Submitted photo

Wicked Witches of the West spotted in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake’s secret witches with a sister visiting from B.C., revealed themselves…

Wicked Witches of the West, from left, Jaimie Cooney, Terra Russell, Erin Darkseid, Lisa Roberts, Shar Flower, Kristyna Kortova, Meaghan Cooney, Joanne Lacey, Michelle Labelle, and Connie Kentz. Steve Roberts / Submitted photo
Megan Hanson was born and brought up in Cascar, B.C. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)

Megan Hanson is Sylvan Lake’s new mayor

Wins with lead of over 2,400 votes

Megan Hanson was born and brought up in Cascar, B.C. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla/Black Press news services)
Artwork outside Eckville Elementary School. (Janeil Humphrey/Contributed photo)

Town of Eckville unveils artwork outside schools on road to reconciliation

Artist Sherry Richardson depicts mending of broken hearts through the artwork

Artwork outside Eckville Elementary School. (Janeil Humphrey/Contributed photo)
Gregory Underwood. Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake man wins big with 649

Takes home $250,000

Gregory Underwood. Submitted photo
Gregory Underwood. Submitted photo
Gregory Underwood. Submitted photo
Sara Tallon practicing on Sylvan Lake. (Submitted photo)

Laker completes World Wake 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)
Madison Fox developed a fondness for swimming at a young age. (Contributed photo)

14-year-old swims the width of Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake swimmer accomplishes long-time goal

Madison Fox developed a fondness for swimming at a young age. (Contributed photo)
Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre says people can visit the beach during the week to avoid crowds. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake water level within normal range

The lake is said to be well within its natural variability

Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre says people can visit the beach during the week to avoid crowds. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
Tracey Grieke (right) addressing the event attendees with Ryan Jason Allen Willert. (Reeti Rohilla/Black Press news services)

Town of Sylvan Lake unveils Indigenous mural as a token of reminder and reconciliation

The Town of Sylvan Lake unveiled its ‘Let Them Play’ mural on…

Tracey Grieke (right) addressing the event attendees with Ryan Jason Allen Willert. (Reeti Rohilla/Black Press news services)
Snake Lake Brewing Company’s head brewer Jesse Thompson holding up the two awards won. Submitted photo

Double win for Sylvan Lake’s brewery at national competition

Sylvan Lake’s Snake Lake Brewing Company was recognized with two awards for…

Snake Lake Brewing Company’s head brewer Jesse Thompson holding up the two awards won. Submitted photo
Flag pole rope tampered with and flag stolen
Flag pole rope tampered with and flag stolen
Cheryl Fisher hams it up for the livestream during the Jazz at the Lake festival on the balcony at Sweet Home on the Lake, Aug. 14. The festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2022. (Sylvan Lake News file photo)

Jazz At The Lake seeking community support to stay afloat

There persists a need to access outside funding sources

Cheryl Fisher hams it up for the livestream during the Jazz at the Lake festival on the balcony at Sweet Home on the Lake, Aug. 14. The festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2022. (Sylvan Lake News file photo)