Megan Roth

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Sylvan Lake Town Council asks for a mask bylaw to be brought forward for consideration

The bylaw would require face coverings in all indoor Town-owned and operated facilities

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The tree decorated in red decorations is called the Buffalo Plaid Cottage Tree. Papple says this tree has more of a "taditional, cottage-y feel." (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake resident auctioning decorated Christmas trees to help local charities

Shauntel Papple is auctioning two fully decorated trees to benefit AACS and Youth Unlimited

The tree decorated in red decorations is called the Buffalo Plaid Cottage Tree. Papple says this tree has more of a "taditional, cottage-y feel." (Photo Submitted)
From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake to host Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts

The NexSource Centre will host a combined Boston Pizza Cup-Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A veteran salutes the cenotaph outside of the Rimbey Legion following the Remembrance Day service on Nov. 11. The service was live streamed this year to keep gathering sizes small. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

Rimbey remembers during solemn Remembrance Day service

The socially distanced service was live streamed by the Rimbey Legion on Nov. 11

A veteran salutes the cenotaph outside of the Rimbey Legion following the Remembrance Day service on Nov. 11. The service was live streamed this year to keep gathering sizes small. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)
Elder Roy Louis and his wife Judy pose for a photo before blessing the five Indigenous Activity Kits at the library on Oct. 30. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

Elder blesses new Indigenous Activity Kits at Rimbey Municipal Library

The Rimbey library has five new activity kits highlighting indigenous culture

Elder Roy Louis and his wife Judy pose for a photo before blessing the five Indigenous Activity Kits at the library on Oct. 30. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)
Eustace the Goat. Photo Submitted

Hunters shoot goat on small farm west of Eckville

The family says they “feel violated and unsafe” on their own property after the incident

Eustace the Goat. Photo Submitted
Sharon Hickin, general manager of the Days Inn Sylvan Lake and the new Lake House Diner, poses for a photo outside the new restaurant. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Pandemic puts extra hurdles in place for new Sylvan Lake businesses

Over the past seven months numerous new businesses have opened in Sylvan Lake, despite the pandemic

Sharon Hickin, general manager of the Days Inn Sylvan Lake and the new Lake House Diner, poses for a photo outside the new restaurant. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Front-line hospital workers have walked off the job at the Rimbey Hospital, and across the province. Photo Submitted

Front-line health care workers on strike across the province, including Rimbey Hospital

The strike is due to cut of 11,000 health care jobs in the province, according to AUPE

Front-line hospital workers have walked off the job at the Rimbey Hospital, and across the province. Photo Submitted
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Calgary man dies in two-vehicle collision near Sylvan Lake

A semi truck collided with a SUV just east of Hwy. 781 on Hwy 11.

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Quality Inn & Suites in Rimbey. Photo Submitted

Rimbey hotel gets new lease on life

The Quality Inn & Suites in Rimbey is now open and taking bookings

Quality Inn & Suites in Rimbey. Photo Submitted
Shaelynn Decock and her dog Taco, who has been missing since Aug. 26. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake woman looking for closure for her stolen dog

Shaelynn Decock says it has been two months since she last saw her dog Taco

Shaelynn Decock and her dog Taco, who has been missing since Aug. 26. Photo Submitted
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Batten down the hatches, a dump of snow expected Friday afternoon

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement as upwards of 10 cm of snow is expected

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Leanne Evans, Rimbey Neighbourhood Place Program Coordinator, accepts a donation of $5,000 from Kevin Maxwell manager of Field Support for Telus. (Photo Submitted)

Rimbey Neighbourhood Place making big changes behind the scenes

Rimbey Neighbourhood Place recently recieved a $5,000 donation from Telus

Leanne Evans, Rimbey Neighbourhood Place Program Coordinator, accepts a donation of $5,000 from Kevin Maxwell manager of Field Support for Telus. (Photo Submitted)
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Diploma exams in October and November optional for Alberta students

Alberta Teacher’s Association says they are pleased but would like to see provincial exams cancelled

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Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe family ‘feeling the love’ with furnace and air conditioner donation

Kles-Air donated their time to a family in need by installing a furnace and air conditioner

Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)
Left to right: Honourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks, House Leader (MLA for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre); Ron Glen, CEO, ARHCA; Graham McLachlan, Central City Asphalt; Wayne McLachlan, President, Central City Asphalt at the Lafarge Pit in Lacombe County, Oct. 9. (Photo Submitted)

‘Don’t RIP Through Construction Zones’ says government, ARHCA and local construction company

The Alberta Government is partnering with ARHCA to promote safe safe driving in construction zones

Left to right: Honourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks, House Leader (MLA for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre); Ron Glen, CEO, ARHCA; Graham McLachlan, Central City Asphalt; Wayne McLachlan, President, Central City Asphalt at the Lafarge Pit in Lacombe County, Oct. 9. (Photo Submitted)
Mattresses in a landfill. (Photo Submitted)

Lacombe Regional Waste Services Commission beginning new mattress recycling program

LRWSC received a $36,500 grant from Dow Canada for the one-year pilot project

Mattresses in a landfill. (Photo Submitted)
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Lacombe County Peace Officer rammed by a pick-up truck

Two suspects have been charged in relation to the incident

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Fortis Alberta Stakeholder Relations Manager Vincent Campbell, Town of Bentley CAO Marc Fortais, Town of Bentley City Councillor Cora Knutson, Atco Gas Supervisor Red Deer Operations and Maintenance Todd Phipps, Town of Bentley Mayor Greg Rathjen, Town of Bentley City Councillor Joan Dickau, Atco Gas Supervisor, North Customer Service Randy Tremblay, Town of Bentley City Councillor Neil Maki, Atco Gas District Admin Coordinator Red Deer Region Operations Laurie Petrie and Town of Bentley City Councillor Doug Talsma pose for a photo to celebrate the completion of the Town of Bentley’s new welcome sign and garden. (Photo by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)

Town of Bentley works with local companies to create welcoming garden

The new garden surrounds the Town’s Welcome signage on Highway 12

Fortis Alberta Stakeholder Relations Manager Vincent Campbell, Town of Bentley CAO Marc Fortais, Town of Bentley City Councillor Cora Knutson, Atco Gas Supervisor Red Deer Operations and Maintenance Todd Phipps, Town of Bentley Mayor Greg Rathjen, Town of Bentley City Councillor Joan Dickau, Atco Gas Supervisor, North Customer Service Randy Tremblay, Town of Bentley City Councillor Neil Maki, Atco Gas District Admin Coordinator Red Deer Region Operations Laurie Petrie and Town of Bentley City Councillor Doug Talsma pose for a photo to celebrate the completion of the Town of Bentley’s new welcome sign and garden. (Photo by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)
Randel Braceros poses for a photo with his new bike which was given to him by a neighbour after his was stolen. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake woman thankful to neighbour who replaced stolen bike

Randel Braceros’s bike was stolen and was then surprised by his neighbour when he replaced it

Randel Braceros poses for a photo with his new bike which was given to him by a neighbour after his was stolen. Photo Submitted