Megan Roth

Dr. Jarred Patterson (left), Dr. Marc-Andre Filion (centre) and Dr. Darren Bugbee are the new family physicians now working at the Sylvan Family Health Centre. Photos Submitted

Sylvan Lake welcomes three new family doctors

The three doctors are practicing at the Sylvan Family Health Centre and are accepting new patients

Dr. Jarred Patterson (left), Dr. Marc-Andre Filion (centre) and Dr. Darren Bugbee are the new family physicians now working at the Sylvan Family Health Centre. Photos Submitted
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Sylvan Lake’s Yuletide Festival cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

A number of concerns stemming from COVID-19 sparked the decision to cancel the holiday festival

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Extreme heat warning in place for Sylvan Lake area

Rimbey, Eckville, Sylvan Lake and surrounding communities will see temperatures reach around 30C

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Sylvan Lake Author Shelley Brzak poses for a photo at the Varsity Hall art display at the Sylvan Lake pier. Brzak is working on a feature film set to film next summer in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Feature film by Sylvan Lake author, director delayed by pandemic

A feature film inspired by Shelley Brzak’s second novel was set to begin filming this summer in town

Sylvan Lake Author Shelley Brzak poses for a photo at the Varsity Hall art display at the Sylvan Lake pier. Brzak is working on a feature film set to film next summer in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake RCMP overwhelmed by Saturday’s crowded waterfront

Sylvan Lake RCMP overwhelmed by Saturday’s crowded waterfront

“The sheer number of people at the beach is an indication that enforcement is not the solution.”

Sylvan Lake RCMP overwhelmed by Saturday’s crowded waterfront
Crowds gathered at Sylvan Lake beaches despite the pandemic and social distancing regulations. Photo Courtesy of papercandie on Twitter

Crowds in Sylvan Lake “commonplace” during summer months

The Town of Sylvan Lake looking for solutions from Province for large crowds not social distancing

Crowds gathered at Sylvan Lake beaches despite the pandemic and social distancing regulations. Photo Courtesy of papercandie on Twitter
An x-ray of Ms Grey which shows the pellet lodged in her skull. The shot to the face caused so much damage to the eye, the veterinarian had to remove it. Photo Courtesy of GoFundMePage for MsGrey

Sylvan Lake woman distressed after cat shot at with pellet gun, loses its eye

Warning: Photo may be disturbing to some. Evelina Cornell’s cat Ms Grey was shot in the face and hip

An x-ray of Ms Grey which shows the pellet lodged in her skull. The shot to the face caused so much damage to the eye, the veterinarian had to remove it. Photo Courtesy of GoFundMePage for MsGrey
Olivia Taylor, left, and her sister Herliné pose for a photo together. The two are organizing a peaceful anti racism march in Sylvan Lake for June 26. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Young Sylvan Lake residents plan peaceful anti-racism march

Olivia and Herliné Taylor have planned We Walk As One for 4 p.m. on June 26 at town hall

Olivia Taylor, left, and her sister Herliné pose for a photo together. The two are organizing a peaceful anti racism march in Sylvan Lake for June 26. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp goes ahead with 2020 session

Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp goes ahead with 2020 session

The first session of the SLHC begins July 5, with the opening of the NexSource Centre

Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp goes ahead with 2020 session
An artist rendering of the Gulls Stadium planned for Pogadl Park. Photo Courtesy of the Sylvan Lake Gulls Facebook

Sylvan Lake baseball stadium on track for 2021 season

The Sylvan Lake Gulls announced plans for the stadium and the team continue to move ahead as planned

An artist rendering of the Gulls Stadium planned for Pogadl Park. Photo Courtesy of the Sylvan Lake Gulls Facebook
The documentary about Scott McDermott and his team’s return to the Ultraman race first premiered in Sylvan Lake last summer, before going on to the festival circuit. Photo Submitted

Documentary about a Sylvan Lake man and his team to be featured at Okotoks Film Festival

Living the Warrior Code documents Scott Mcdermott and his team’s journey back to the Ultraman race

The documentary about Scott McDermott and his team’s return to the Ultraman race first premiered in Sylvan Lake last summer, before going on to the festival circuit. Photo Submitted
Katie Paquin, a social worker, counsellor, women’s health advocate and owner of Her Helping Habit, has been nominated for a Women of Excellence Award. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake counsellor nominated for Women of Excellence Award

Katie Paquin has been nominated in the Health and Wellness category, for her work in women’s health

Katie Paquin, a social worker, counsellor, women’s health advocate and owner of Her Helping Habit, has been nominated for a Women of Excellence Award. Photo Submitted
Rimbey Junior/Senior High School. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps

Final grades for Wolf Creek Public School students based on in-class and at-home learning

Wolf Creek says the final marks will be decided based on a rubric given to teachers in the district

Rimbey Junior/Senior High School. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps
Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st annual Bentley Rodeo. File Photo

Bentley Fair and Rodeo cancelled amid pandemic concerns

The annual event was supposed to be held this Aug. 6-9

Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st annual Bentley Rodeo. File Photo
Jake Burwash competes in the Novice Saddle Bronc event at a past Benalto Fair and Stampede. File Photo

Benalto Fair and Stampede cancelled for the first time in more than a century

The Benalto Agricultural Society says they will hold the 103rd event next summer

Jake Burwash competes in the Novice Saddle Bronc event at a past Benalto Fair and Stampede. File Photo
Rimbey Junior/Senior High School. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps

Final grades for Wolf Creek Public School students based on in-class and at-home learning

Wolf Creek says the final marks will be decided based on a rubric given to teachers in the district

Rimbey Junior/Senior High School. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps
Sylvan Lake summer camp celebrates 90 years

Sylvan Lake summer camp celebrates 90 years

Camp Kuriakos celebrated its 90th anniversary online April 25, plans for in-person event this fall

Sylvan Lake summer camp celebrates 90 years
Photo Courtesy of Bethany Sylvan Lake

Creative social distancing solutions created for residents at Bethany Sylvan Lake

Small group and one-on-one sessions have been created for residents at the seniors’ living facility

Photo Courtesy of Bethany Sylvan Lake
Doctors EyeCare in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Google Maps

Optometrists able to reopen for general eye exams as of May 4

Eye care clinics are able to reopen as Alberta loosens COVID-19 requirements for relaunch

Doctors EyeCare in Sylvan Lake. Photo by Google Maps
Alvin Johnson’s cattle shed was destroyed in a short amount of time on April 27 by sudden winds that ripped off the roof. Photo Submitted

Rimbey cattle shed destroyed by sudden, strong winds

Alvin Johnson said no other farms in the area sustained any damage from the freak event

Alvin Johnson’s cattle shed was destroyed in a short amount of time on April 27 by sudden winds that ripped off the roof. Photo Submitted