Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla

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RCMP investigate homicide near Sylvan Lake

Victim was transported to the hospital, however, died from the injuries

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One man hurt in shooting outside Sylvan Lake restaurant

The victim was hospitalized and is expected to recover soon

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Rimbey high school’s 1960 class graduates and reunion treasurer Pat Muddle and executive member Murray Ormberg (right) are part of the association who keep the annual tradition alive. (Submitted photo)

Rimbey to celebrate homecoming of three classes from 50 years ago

Over 100 graduates from the classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972 are expected to attend

Rimbey high school’s 1960 class graduates and reunion treasurer Pat Muddle and executive member Murray Ormberg (right) are part of the association who keep the annual tradition alive. (Submitted photo)
Firefighters at work in the back alley of Hawthorn Place on May 31. File photo

Hawthorn Place fire displaces nearly a dozen Sylvan Lakers

Cause of the fire is still under investigation

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Fire breaks out at Sylvan Lake townhouse complex

Local business to fundraise for the residents affected

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The Launch at Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo

Nearly $100,000 in federal funding set to revitalize The Launch at Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake is one of 30 recipients receiving a boost to improve tourism experiences in Alberta

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Rimbey to serve as rodeo ground for middle school riders

Over 100 participants from across the province will be in attendance

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Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
From left Brianna Lizotte, Elder Emile Janvier and Alex Kusturok pose for a photo inside the Apostolic Palace before meeting with Pope Francis on the morning of April 1. Janna Van de Sande / Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake Indigenous delegate meets Pope Francis to hear an apology for residential schools

Brianna Lizotte hopes the meeting forges a collective path to reconciliation

From left Brianna Lizotte, Elder Emile Janvier and Alex Kusturok pose for a photo inside the Apostolic Palace before meeting with Pope Francis on the morning of April 1. Janna Van de Sande / Submitted photo
Typing on a braille machine. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Eckville student recognized for brilliance in braille

Eckville’s 13-year-old Merrick Smith is one of two central Alberta students to…

Typing on a braille machine. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Rimbey community comes together to fundraise for local school

The community of Rimbey participated in a week-long fundraising auction to help…

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Calkins’ ban from Russia ‘a badge of honour’

The Red Deer-Lacombe riding MP Blaine Calkins is one of 313 Canadians…

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Blindman Valley Lions Club members Suzanne and Dave Leshchyshyn were chosen as the new District Governor and Vice district governor respectively. (Submitted)

Lions Club members elect new faces to district’s two top spots

A unique husband-wife team of Blindman Valley Lions club makes history with latest elect

Blindman Valley Lions Club members Suzanne and Dave Leshchyshyn were chosen as the new District Governor and Vice district governor respectively. (Submitted)
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Man sentenced in central Alberta crime spree

To spend 9.5 years in jail

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Keri Pratt YouTube video screengrab
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The proposed location for Adeara treatment centre. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Lacombe County meeting debated development of Sylvan Lake treatment centre

Locals offered blend of support and concerns

The proposed location for Adeara treatment centre. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
From left, new Boys and Girls Clubs of Wolf Creek-Rimbey program director Tamara Greer, new assistant Celeste, and program coordinator Jennifer. Boys and Girls Clubs of Wolf Creek-Rimbey / Facebook photo

New face of Big Brothers Big Sisters and Boys and Girls Club of Rimbey

Program director Tamara Greer working to expand services

From left, new Boys and Girls Clubs of Wolf Creek-Rimbey program director Tamara Greer, new assistant Celeste, and program coordinator Jennifer. Boys and Girls Clubs of Wolf Creek-Rimbey / Facebook photo
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Tips to ensure holiday road trips are safe and stress-free

After a 2020 holiday season in which the pandemic forced the postponement…

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Facts and checklist before heading to ice

While out fishing on the lake, there are certain recommendations to keep…

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The Bentley Municipal Library is asking the County of Lacombe and Bentley residents for input on the library’s plan of service for the next five years. (Photo submitted)
The Bentley Municipal Library is asking the County of Lacombe and Bentley residents for input on the library’s plan of service for the next five years. (Photo submitted)