Megan Roth

Candlelight vigil for healing, June 30, 2021. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake community healing together through candlelight vigil

The Town of Sylvan Lake helped to organize and facilitate a “vigil for healing” on June 30

Candlelight vigil for healing, June 30, 2021. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
The Bentley School Grad Class of 2021. (Photo by Lifetouch Canada Inc.)

Bentley celebrates its graduates

The graduating students of Bentley school recieved their diplomas on June 26

The Bentley School Grad Class of 2021. (Photo by Lifetouch Canada Inc.)
The Sylvan Lake Gulls show off the home jerseys (white) and their way jerseys at the Gulls Media Day on June 17, before the season opener. Following the media day, the team took to the field for their first practise. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake Gulls ready to throw first pitch as construction continues

The Gulls inaugural season kicks off June 18 with a game against the Edmonton Prospects

The Sylvan Lake Gulls show off the home jerseys (white) and their way jerseys at the Gulls Media Day on June 17, before the season opener. Following the media day, the team took to the field for their first practise. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Rimbey FCSS delivered ice cream to the residents at the lodge as part of activities planned for Seniors’ Week. Seniors’ Week ran from June 7-13. (Photo Submitted)

Rimbey FCSS delivered ice cream to the residents at the lodge recently

Seniors’ Week ran from June 7th-13th

Rimbey FCSS delivered ice cream to the residents at the lodge as part of activities planned for Seniors’ Week. Seniors’ Week ran from June 7-13. (Photo Submitted)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Rimbey RCMP respond to 32 calls for service

These files include two thefts of trucks, three fraud-related investigations and two other types of theft complaints

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Mandy Swanson poses for a photo in her store Mandy’s Fashion, located at 5029 50 Ave.​ in Rimbey. (Photo by Rachel Dietz Photography)

Local business woman nominated for national award

Mandy Swanson has owned Mandy’s Fashions for 26 years

Mandy Swanson poses for a photo in her store Mandy’s Fashion, located at 5029 50 Ave.​ in Rimbey. (Photo by Rachel Dietz Photography)
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Celebrating Earth Day, a Free Webinar for Gardeners: Designing for Pollinators

The Beatty Heritage House Society is hosting a free online webinar on the evening of May 4th

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Robyn MacEachern has been appointed the assistant principal at the junior/senior high school in Rimbey. (Photo Submitted)

New assistant principal appointed at Rimbey Junior Senior High School

Robyn MacEachern is taking on a new role at the school

Robyn MacEachern has been appointed the assistant principal at the junior/senior high school in Rimbey. (Photo Submitted)
A barrel racer charges into a racing run at the Rimbey Rodeo in 2019. File Photo.

Rimbey Rodeo cancelled for second year in a row

Central Alberta Rodeo Association had to make the tough decision to cancel upcoming rodeo events

A barrel racer charges into a racing run at the Rimbey Rodeo in 2019. File Photo.
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)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Panetta

Economists “cautiously hopeful” for economic recovery in Alberta

Charles St. Arnaud says Alberta’s recovery will rebound along with roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Panetta
Eric Rajah, co-founder of A Better World. (Photo Submitted)

Two Lacombe residents receive award from Governor General for charity work

Eric Rajah and Brian Leavitt co-founded A Better World, a charity which started in Lacombe in 1990

Eric Rajah, co-founder of A Better World. (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)
Volunteers cook a fresh batch of pancakes for Rimbey United Church’s Pancake Supper fundraiser. Money raised from the fundraiser benefits Rimbey FCSS and the United Church. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

PHOTOS: Pancakes for a Cause

Volunteers cooked a fresh batch of pancakes for Rimbey United Church’s Pancake Supper fundraiser

Volunteers cook a fresh batch of pancakes for Rimbey United Church’s Pancake Supper fundraiser. Money raised from the fundraiser benefits Rimbey FCSS and the United Church. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)
Reed Toussaint, Tavish Beagle and Dutch Felt pose for a photo at the outdoor rink at Rimbey Elementary School, which they are fundraising to renovate so it can be used year-round. (Photo by Rachel Dietz Photography)

Rimbey brewery partners with students to fundraise for rink renovations

Hawk Tail Brewery is helping three Grade 8 students fundraise to improve a local outdoor rink

Reed Toussaint, Tavish Beagle and Dutch Felt pose for a photo at the outdoor rink at Rimbey Elementary School, which they are fundraising to renovate so it can be used year-round. (Photo by Rachel Dietz Photography)
Students protest the new Alberta government's expected changes to gay-straight alliance law outside Western Canada High School in Calgary on Friday, May 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lauren Krugel

Lacombe resident calls Red Deer Public’s vote against Pride Week frightening

William Langille is afraid the vote will have a ripple affect for students and teachers alike

Students protest the new Alberta government's expected changes to gay-straight alliance law outside Western Canada High School in Calgary on Friday, May 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lauren Krugel
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)
Screenshot of the Sylvan Lake RCMP’s crime map.

Sylvan Lake RCMP launch crime map through Town website

The crime map shows crime that was occurred in the last 14 days in the area

Screenshot of the Sylvan Lake RCMP’s crime map.