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Sylvan Lake mom says transition to at-home learning going well

Melissa Hicks’ sons, Jackson and Parker, are students at École Our Lady of the Rosary School

Sylvan Lake photographer captures family life from the front steps

Deb McNeil is taking porch portraits to share the uniqueness of families during COVID-19

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

Eckville Food Bank short on some items

Heather Allen, FCSS director, says it’s always important to donate to the food bank

Nowco Home Hardware supports Lacombe Food Bank during COVID-19 pandemic

Store creates viral video and toilet paper contest to encourage Food Bank donations

Dancer’s Edge studio moves to online classes due to COVID-19

Studio looks to bring normalcy to dance students

Will COVID-19 affect Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban?

City of Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban still stands amidst coronavirus reusable bag concerns.

Catholic school students in Sylvan Lake to resume classes online next week

Following spring break, students at OLR and Mother Teresa will begin learning on digital platforms

Sylvan Lake support groups cancel in-person meetings

AA and TOPS will continue to offer support online and by phone during outbreak

Eckville gym owner wants everyone to keep active at home

Jodi Oslund is connecting people and encouraging an active lifestyle through online classes

Sylvan Lake resident says kidney donation changed her life

Lexie Libby received a kidney from her younger sister Emma last summer

Leslieville welder turns railroad spikes into art

Aaron Knight says he “fell into” the new passion six months ago

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Eckville artist loves to turn nothing into something through art

Long-time resident Sherry Richardson’s recent piece covered an old canvas with rolled magazine pages

Former Sylvan Lake author returns to library for release of her new book

Charlotte Tweed will be discussing her new book at the library March 21

Eckville author pens thoughtful look at faith, religion and God in first book

Clinton Bezan published his first book “Truth Cries Out” in early February

Sylvan Lake welcomes two new doctors

Dr’s Biana Manchik and Andrew Schwartz are the two new doctors practicing at Sylvan Medical Center

Sylvan Lakers take a frozen dip for a cause

The annual Polar Bear Dip held during Winterfest is a fundraiser for organizations around town

SLIDESHOW: Winterfest fun in Sylvan Lake

The Winterfest fun took over the lake over Family Day weekend, Feb. 14-17