Community

Eckville River Run sprinting into fifth year

St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church is hosting the annual event along the Medicine River on Sept. 28

Sylvan Lake Terry Fox Run sees largest turnout ever

The annual run took a new course, starting at Lighthouse Park, going along Lakeshore to Jarvis Bay

Women’s Wellness Retreat and Wellness Expo returning to Sylvan Lake

The 16th annual event and its accompany expo will be held at the NexSource Centre next weekend

PHOTOS: Eckville residents come out for registration night

Organizations and groups set up at the Eckville Arena on Sept. 11 to promote upcoming activities

Smile Cookies return to fundraise for Sylvan Lake AACS

The Smile Cookie Campaign runs from Sept. 16-22 at Tim Hortons

Artist, photographers welcome at watershed workshop

Artists and the community are invited to Gilby Hall to celebrate the watershed and river on Sept. 15

Sylvan Lake’s Flags of Remembrance looks to fill all 128 spots

Allan Cameron says there are still a handful of honour plaques available for the 2019 event

Sylvan Lake and area commissioner performs 2,000 weddings

Sylvan Lake’s Barb Fenske aims to give every couple a different ceremony based on their vision

Undercurrent Brewing makes pilsner in memory of Sylvan Laker

Doug Schill was a member of the rock band The Crystal Ship, which lends its name to the new pilsner

PHOTOS: Back to school at Eckville Elementary School

Students rang in a new school year with the sound of the first bell the morning of Sept. 3

Sylvan Lake and Area’s 100 Women Who Care donates to local charity

The new Sylvan Lake and Area chapter is hoping to hit the 100 member mark to raise even more

Sylvan Lake’s Gospel Chapel emerges with new name

The new name will not affect any other aspect of the church, says Pastor Todd Pratt

Sylvan Lake author’s book becoming a TV movie

The film adaptation of Coming Home to You has been shooting in Newmarket, Ont. throughout August

Lacombe County Council contributes to new Eckville playground

The Eckville Fundraising Society is receiving $50,000 from the County to put towards the playground

Eckville Jamboree ready to dance in to town

The annual three-day event, Aug. 23-25, will be held at the Eckville Community Centre

Sylvan Lake rallies around 3-year-old boy with brain tumour

A GoFundMe Campaign and silent auction has raised around $45,000 for the Bellavance family

Family fun at the Ellis Bird Farm’s annual Bug Jamboree

It’s been a full summer of programming, events at the popular site

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Eckville’s Communities in Bloom faces judging day

Communities in Bloom judges were in town on Aug. 8 for this year’s evaluation

Movie-goers brave cold water to watch The Meg on Sylvan Lake

The third annual Jaws at the Lake Series was held Aug. 4 at Lakeshore Park in Sylvan Lake