Community

Sylvan Lake family ‘humbled’ by support as son undergoes cancer treatment

Zane Baker was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2017 and will now travel to Florida for treatment

Eckville Recreation Board hires new director

Jodi Oslund says the position is her “dream job”

Eckville summer markets end after three sesasons

The annual markets will not be returning this summer

Junior Achievement looking to expand programming in Sylvan Lake

Gregg Broks wants to incorporate Junior Achievemen’ts high school level Company Program in town

Mother Teresa students visited by Travelling Brain School

The interactive program teaches kids about brain functions and how to prevent brain injuries

Annual Home and Lifestyle Show coming to Sylvan Lake

The inaugural event will showcase local businesses at the NexSource Centre’s curling rink on May 11

Paint Nite fundraiser coming to Eckville

The funds will be put toward busing for Eckville Elementary School’s end of the year field trips

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Eckville FCSS recognizes local volunteers

The annual Volunteer Appreciation Night on April 11 was hosted during National Volunteer Week

Kids show off creative side at Eckville library’s annual Lego Day

The event on April 6 saw a panel of judges name three 2019 Lego Day winners.

100 women needed for Sylvan Lake and area charity group

100 Women Who Care is an international charity organization with chapters in Red Deer and Calgary

Sylvan Lake Early Childhood Coalition offers maternal mental health event

The event will feature Moose Jaw author and maternal mental wellness advocate Carla O’Reilly

Town of Eckville hiring students for summer positions

The STEP program provides funding to help the Town fill two summer positions for students

Condor School students purchase six Flags of Remembrance honour plaques

The Grade 7 students from Condor School raised money through hot dog lunches over the school year

Protect your pets from ticks, says Sylvan Lake vet

The number of ticks in Alberta has increased, and has put people and pets in danger of Lyme disease

QUIZ: How Irish are you?

Take our St. Patrick’s Day quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Veteran Profile: Lacombe veteran recounts time in service, Part One

VVOC Founding Executive Director Allan Cameron profiles a veteran in this monthly column

  • Mar 14, 2019

Town of Eckville’s 2019 budget approaching finalization

The Operating and Capital Budget for 2019 is $3.14 million