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Franco Commisso, an angler from Edmonton with a northern pike 31 pounds and 45.5” in Sylvan Lake in mid-March, just before regulations changed to help the pike population in the lake recover. Photo Submitted

Fishing in Sylvan Lake: species in need of recovery this year

Current concern for Sylvan Lake is overharvest of Walleye and Northern Pike

Franco Commisso, an angler from Edmonton with a northern pike 31 pounds and 45.5” in Sylvan Lake in mid-March, just before regulations changed to help the pike population in the lake recover. Photo Submitted
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Instructor receives Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt

A feat many years in the making, Ken Sumner officially earned the black belt in early April

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Sylvan Laker wants to see more “No Hunting” signs

After her dog was shot and killed, Barb Herbert is asking for more signage

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How to grow a German shepherd

Local breeder, Jan Zerebeski, shares what it takes to train dogs well

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Photo: Panthers win inaugural year

The Hockey Central Panthers won ten games and lost two during playoffs

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Nicks: What does it mean to be devoted?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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Two men rob service stations with “machete-like” weapon

Two men rob service stations with “machete-like” weapon

Suspects caught quickly after demanding money from Sylvan Lake and Eckville service stations

Two men rob service stations with “machete-like” weapon
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Local businesses rally around babies needs

17 businesses are collecting diapers and baby wipes for Community Partners

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Slo-pitch tournament to raise funds for playground

The second annual event is 80’s themed and is open for registration

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Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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Ice fisherman hooks massive catch from Sylvan Lake

Ron Rivard caught a 43 inch jackfish this monring

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Left to right: John Philips and Jordan Ramsay are raising funds for Wellspring, an organization that provides support in the form of programs, resources and more to those impacted by cancer.                                Photo submitted

Firefighters aim to support those impacted by cancer

Jordan Ramsay and John Philips are taking on a 1,204 stair challenge to fundraise for Wellspring

Left to right: John Philips and Jordan Ramsay are raising funds for Wellspring, an organization that provides support in the form of programs, resources and more to those impacted by cancer.                                Photo submitted
Government invests $10 million to fight rural crime

Government invests $10 million to fight rural crime

Provincial and federal funding to be used for more officers, civilian staff and Crown prosecutors

Government invests $10 million to fight rural crime
Exploring selfies on International Women’s Day. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Nicks: Selfish selfies or empowering expression?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Exploring selfies on International Women’s Day. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Steenbergen signs with Coyotes

Tyler Steenbergen has signed a three-year entry level contract

Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Steenbergen signs with Coyotes

Tyler Steenbergen has signed a three-year entry level contract

Canada forward Tyler Steenbergen (17) celebrates his game winning goal against Sweden during third period gold medal final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday, January 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Sled rally draws close to one hundred

Sled rally draws close to one hundred

The David Thompson Snow Riders are getting up to speed again

Sled rally draws close to one hundred
A group of kids created an array of Lego structures Feb. 27 at the Eckville Library. Left to right: Aeris Gunville, Keziah See, Alyah Vanderson, Lucas Gunville and Jacob Powell. Photos by Myra Nicks/Eckville Echo

Photos: Kids build and play at the library

The Eckville library brought in boxes of Lego for kids to construct with this afternoon

A group of kids created an array of Lego structures Feb. 27 at the Eckville Library. Left to right: Aeris Gunville, Keziah See, Alyah Vanderson, Lucas Gunville and Jacob Powell. Photos by Myra Nicks/Eckville Echo
Eckville Eagle’s Jared Walker attempting to add one more goal to the team’s score of 9-4 against the Bonnyville Pontiacs during their final playoff game of the series, Feb. 25. The Eagles will play Daysland in the next series. Photos by Myra Nicks/Eckville Echo

Eagles win playoff series with Pontiacs

The Eckville Eagles won 9-4 against the Bonnyville Pontiacs in their last game of the series Feb. 25

Eckville Eagle’s Jared Walker attempting to add one more goal to the team’s score of 9-4 against the Bonnyville Pontiacs during their final playoff game of the series, Feb. 25. The Eagles will play Daysland in the next series. Photos by Myra Nicks/Eckville Echo
Nicks: How does belief shape you?

Nicks: How does belief shape you?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Nicks: How does belief shape you?