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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

 

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
School jurisdictions must rely on parents voluntarily reporting COVID cases because there is no mandate from the province for families to report. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

COVID-19 outbreaks happening at Red Deer schools

Several central Alberta schools report illness

School jurisdictions must rely on parents voluntarily reporting COVID cases because there is no mandate from the province for families to report. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Flag pole rope tampered with and flag stolen
Flag pole rope tampered with and flag stolen
More Central Albertans came out to vote in the advance polls this year than they did in 2019, according to estimates from Elections Canada. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Close to 45,000 Central Albertans vote in federal election advance polls

Canada sees about 18 per cent increase in advance poll turnout

More Central Albertans came out to vote in the advance polls this year than they did in 2019, according to estimates from Elections Canada. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Sylvan Lake's Flags of Remembrance ceremony organized by Veterans Voices of Canada was interrupted by an anonymous threat made to RCMP.
(Photo from Veterans Voices of Canada Facebook page)

Sylvan Lake flag ceremony shut down by anonymous threat

Flags of Remembrance is an annual event organized by Veterans Voices of Canada

Sylvan Lake's Flags of Remembrance ceremony organized by Veterans Voices of Canada was interrupted by an anonymous threat made to RCMP.
(Photo from Veterans Voices of Canada Facebook page)
Some local federal election candidates held an impromptu debate outside the Red Deer Polytechnic Arts Centre last week after the federal election forum was called off because several attendees refused to wear masks. (FIle photo by Advocate staff)

Ponoka election forum goes virtual due to mask controversies

Forums in Innisfail and Red Deer cut short last week because people did not want to wear

Some local federal election candidates held an impromptu debate outside the Red Deer Polytechnic Arts Centre last week after the federal election forum was called off because several attendees refused to wear masks. (FIle photo by Advocate staff)
Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (People’s Party of Canada)

Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada Current occupation: I’m a real estate…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada.
Earl Dreeshen, CPC

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Mountain View (Conservative Party of Canada)

Earl Dreeshen, Conservative Party of Canada (incumbent) Current occupation: Parliamentarian What are…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Earl Dreeshen, CPC
Blaine Calkins, CPC

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Conservative Party of Canada)

Blaine Calkins, Conservative Party of Canada (incumbent) Current occupation: Member of Parliament…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Blaine Calkins, CPC
Joan Barnes, no affiliation.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Independent candidate)

Joan Barnes, Independent candidate Current occupation: Central Alberta real estate agent. What…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Joan Barnes, no affiliation.
Harry Joujan, Maverick Party.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Maverick Party)

Harry Joujan, Maverick Party Current occupation: I am currently semi-retired but looking…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Harry Joujan, Maverick Party.
Jared Pilon, Libertarian

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Mountain View (Libertarian Party of Canada)

Jared Pilon, Libertarian Party of Canada Current occupation: Chartered Professional Accountant. What…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Jared Pilon, Libertarian
Marie Grabowski, NDP

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Mountain View (NDP)

Marie Grabowski, NDP Current occupation: Licensed Medical Laboratory Technologist What are the…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Marie Grabowski, NDP
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)