Sylvan Lake

Tools were stolen from a Habitat for Humanity Red Deer construction site in Sylvan Lake. (File photo contributed)

Break-in and theft for Habitat for Humanity

Tools stolen from Sylvan Lake construction site

 

This was the scene of a collision near Springbrook on Jan. 22. A woman who stopped to help had her SUV stolen at gunpoint. Photo contributed

Carjacked SUV found, suspect still at large

SUV carjacked after bus collision near Springbrook found last week

 

Beach goers enjoy the sand along Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. The town has just adopted the Sustainable Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan to guide development for the next 20 years. Red Deer Advocate file photo

Updated: Sylvan Lake council adopts waterfront plan

Sustainable Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan to guide development for next 20 years

 

Sylvan Lake council approves concept plan for new park

Sylvan Lake council approves concept plan for new park

Pogadl Park will eventally be home to numerous ball diamonds and sports fields

  • Jan 16, 2019
Sylvan Lake council approves concept plan for new park
Sylvan Lake council passes 2019 budget

Sylvan Lake council passes 2019 budget

Tax rate increase of 2.74 per cent set for this year

  • Jan 16, 2019
Sylvan Lake council passes 2019 budget
Fogdog Energy Solutions Inc. plans to use equipment like this to turn municipal and medical waste into a carbon fluff that can then be turned into fuel. Sylvan Lake has already signed an agreement, clearing the way for Fogdog to build and operate a plant after it gets Alberta Environment and Parks approval.                                Photo from Fogdog Environmental Solutions Inc.

Sylvan Lake expects to virtually eliminate landfill waste

The Town of Sylvan Lake has signed deals to bring in waste-to-energy…

Fogdog Energy Solutions Inc. plans to use equipment like this to turn municipal and medical waste into a carbon fluff that can then be turned into fuel. Sylvan Lake has already signed an agreement, clearing the way for Fogdog to build and operate a plant after it gets Alberta Environment and Parks approval.                                Photo from Fogdog Environmental Solutions Inc.
Building the Sylvan Lake Regional Wastewater Line: The transmission line construction shows the strings of fused pipe that are ready for pulling into the horizontal bore holes. (Contributed photo).

Regional sewer line from Sylvan Lake is making progress towards Red Deer

$42-million project to be completed by next spring

Building the Sylvan Lake Regional Wastewater Line: The transmission line construction shows the strings of fused pipe that are ready for pulling into the horizontal bore holes. (Contributed photo).
Sylvan Lake Underwater and Shoreline Cleanup for Sunday was cancelled. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Sylvan Lake cleanup cancelled

Weather prompts cancellation

  • Sep 23, 2018
Sylvan Lake Underwater and Shoreline Cleanup for Sunday was cancelled. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Proposed waste-to-energy project in Sylvan Lake could take two years

Proposed waste-to-energy project in Sylvan Lake could take two years

Fogdog Energy process converts municipal garbage into a carbon fluff that can be turned into fuel

  • Aug 31, 2018
Proposed waste-to-energy project in Sylvan Lake could take two years
Sylvan Lake plans for the future

Sylvan Lake plans for the future

Updated Municipal Sustainability Plan sets goals for community improvements by 2028

  • Aug 28, 2018
Sylvan Lake plans for the future
Sylvan Lake RCMP are investigating a highway crash that claimed three lives on Hwy 781 on Monday night. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Sylvan Lake RCMP are investigating a highway crash that claimed three lives on Hwy 781 on Monday night. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Sylvan Lake Urgent Care Committee chair Susan Samson and Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne cut cakes at the opening of Sylvan Lake’s Advanced Ambulatory Health Service in June. (File photo by Advocate staff).

Two months in for Sylvan Lake’s new health service

Advanced Ambulatory Service fills need

Sylvan Lake Urgent Care Committee chair Susan Samson and Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne cut cakes at the opening of Sylvan Lake’s Advanced Ambulatory Health Service in June. (File photo by Advocate staff).
Sylvan Lake cannabis retailers could face higher licence costs

Sylvan Lake cannabis retailers could face higher licence costs

Town council consider whether to levy $850 administrative licence fee

Sylvan Lake cannabis retailers could face higher licence costs
Pop-up pub part of new one-day event proposed for Sylvan Lake

Pop-up pub part of new one-day event proposed for Sylvan Lake

Inflatable pub and other attractions planned for Bounce at the Beach on Aug. 18

  • Jul 10, 2018
Pop-up pub part of new one-day event proposed for Sylvan Lake
This Sylvan Lake property, and its licensed encroachments, is next to one where the owners found to their unpleasant surprise was the only one in Blissful Beach with no legal lake access. Council voted to allow them to sign an agreement that will allow access.                                Contributed photo

Lacombe County approves lake access for property owner

Property on north side of Sylvan Lake was cut off from lake by an environmental reserve

This Sylvan Lake property, and its licensed encroachments, is next to one where the owners found to their unpleasant surprise was the only one in Blissful Beach with no legal lake access. Council voted to allow them to sign an agreement that will allow access.                                Contributed photo
Sylvan Lake eyeing a strict approach to cannabis consumption

Sylvan Lake eyeing a strict approach to cannabis consumption

If approved, new regulations would ban cannabis consumption in all places frequented by the public

Sylvan Lake eyeing a strict approach to cannabis consumption
Sylvan Lake presents waterfront concept

Sylvan Lake presents waterfront concept

Sustainable Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan will provide 20-year vision

Sylvan Lake presents waterfront concept
Paved trail part of Sylvan Lake Park improvement plan

Paved trail part of Sylvan Lake Park improvement plan

Paving of gravel trail running length of waterfront park began on Thursday

Paved trail part of Sylvan Lake Park improvement plan
Beach-goers will have to enjoy Sylvan Lake this summer without smoking. (Advocate file photo).

Sylvan Lake bans all kinds of smoking on the beach and in parks

Tobacco, cannabis, vaping, hookahs — all not allowed

Beach-goers will have to enjoy Sylvan Lake this summer without smoking. (Advocate file photo).
Sylvan Lake considering cannabis ban

Sylvan Lake considering cannabis ban

Recreational marijuana use is expected to be legalized by late summer

Sylvan Lake considering cannabis ban