Kaylyn Whibbs

Whibbs: Exciting opportunities bring bittersweet goodbyes

Kaylyn Whibbs’ last column for the Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo

Sylvan Lake Gulls throw first pitch in new stadium on June 11, 2021

The weekend home opener for the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ inaugural season is slated for June 11-13, 2021

Call out for artists to bring vibrancy to Sylvan Lake alleyway

The new “Artist Alley” will put photographs, illustrations, paintings and designs onto doors downtown

Learn to Skate program not being offered in Eckville this year

The Eckville Skating Club is still offering its CanSkate and Star Skate programs this season

‘Inappropriate’ says Edmonton woman of post by Sylvan Lake restaurant

Kristi-Lee Bolton, owner of Hockey Central, says the post on Aug. 27 was not meant to be offensive

Sylvan Lake Sacred Massed Choir eyeing May concert

The spring concert is set to showcase a collection of non-seasonal hymns and gospels

Eckville Minor Hockey set to return to the ice for 2020-21 season

Ice laying at the Eckville Arena is due to begin Sept. 14 for minor hockey and figure skating use

Rimbey’s Hawk Tail Brewery having busy summer

Co-owner Anthony Goodwin says they see patrons coming in from Sylvan Lake, Red Deer and Calgary

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake Yettis face off in COVID Cup

The inter-club tournament welcomed friendly competition to the NexSource Centre on Aug. 22

STARS dispatched to Sylvan Lake for toddler suffering burns

The female patient was transported to Edmonton in critical, non-life threatening condition, Aug. 21

PHOTOS: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes struts through Sylvan Lake

The third annual event walked from the lighthouse to the pier and back on the afternoon of Aug. 21

Alberta high school sports allowed to return for in-school practices only

There will be no competition between schools at this time, says Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association

Visitor rescues boy in trouble off Sylvan Lake pier

Okotoks’ Kristy Packwood came across the situation on the first day of her family vacation, Aug. 3

At-home learning an option for Wolf Creek Public School, Wild Rose School Division students

The at-home directed learning programs look different than it did to finish the 2019/20 school year

Wolf Creek Public Schools, Wild Rose School Division prepared for students to be back

Extensive reentry plans in place to have students back in the classroom for the 2020/21 school year

Bookstore, coffee house opens on Eckville’s Main Street

Stacey’s Happy Place, run by Collin and Stacey Pacholek with their three daughters, opened on July 27

Rimbey anticipating action-packed racing at COVID Cup

The event at Central Alberta Raceways will see three days of racing on the dirt oval, Aug. 21-23

Alberta RCMP launch online crime reporting

Select property crimes can now be reported online through the province-wide initiative

Two-night fundraiser supports Sylvan Lake family after parent death

Billy Cooney, owner of Cooney Creek Plumbing and Heating, died July 25 after a dirt bike accident

New Urban Hen Bylaw presented to Eckville council

The bylaw received its first reading from council at the regular meeting on Aug. 10