Local Business

Poor David’s owner Karrie Peace and Salmon Arm store manager Monica Rhodes look forward to the new downtown Salmon Arm business’ soft opening on Friday, June 25. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: New Salmon Arm gift shop a tribute to loving husband

Alberta entrepreneur Karrie Peace opens her third Poor David’s on June 25

Kjeryn Dakin, owner of Bukz, Bukwildz and Doe(s) Pizza on Lakeshore Drive, has been nominated for the Women Entrepreneur of Distinction award by the Alberta Chamber of Commerce. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake business woman nominated for provincial and national award

Kjeryn Dakin is nominated for two female entrepreneur awards on a provincial and national scale

Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

Rimbey cafe takes a stand and allows dine-in customers

Blue Bird Coffee Co. opened its doors on Wednesday, part of a movement by small business owners

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New owners of public boat launch on Sylvan Lake plans opening for May 2021

The Launch at Sylvan Lake is located at 5220 Lakeshore Dr.

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Brad and Andrea Bromley. (File Photo)

Sylvan Lake Sobeys staff go above and beyond the call of duty to help customer

An elderly customer fell in the store and staff quickly worked to do everything they could to help

Brad and Andrea Bromley. (File Photo)
Honeybee hives near Sanger, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

Lacombe beekeepers give the buzz on winterizing hives

Winterizing a honeybee hive is not a simple task, local apiarists say

Honeybee hives near Sanger, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
Alison and Randy Patton are the new owners of the Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

New owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire looking to be big part of the community

Randy and Alison Patton are the new owners of Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire

Alison and Randy Patton are the new owners of the Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Photo Courtesy of Hawk Tail Brewery’s Facebook page.

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

Photo Courtesy of Hawk Tail Brewery’s Facebook page.
An axe thrower at the Wood Shed in Sylvan Lake flings her axes at the new targets set up at the facility. The new projection targets are the first of its kind to be used in Canada. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake’s Wood Shed hits the mark with Canada’s first projected targets

The Wood Shed unveiled their new projected targets, the first to be used in Canada, late last week

An axe thrower at the Wood Shed in Sylvan Lake flings her axes at the new targets set up at the facility. The new projection targets are the first of its kind to be used in Canada. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Jared Winder, owner of Toodles Beach Cruisers, shows off the red and blue bikes available to rent on Sylvan Lake’s lakeshore. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

New business helps beach-goers cruise the shore of Sylvan Lake

Toodles Beach Cruisers rents bikes for those looking for a new way to explore the lakeshore

Jared Winder, owner of Toodles Beach Cruisers, shows off the red and blue bikes available to rent on Sylvan Lake’s lakeshore. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs
New pop-up patio overlooks the water of Sylvan Lake

New pop-up patio overlooks the water of Sylvan Lake

Sun of a Beach, a seasonal pop-up patio, opened its doors for the summer on June 19

New pop-up patio overlooks the water of Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Lake Sobeys to continue curbside pickup beyond pandemic

Sylvan Lake Sobeys to continue curbside pickup beyond pandemic

The service, which started as a necessity during COVID-19, will now be offered as a convenience

Sylvan Lake Sobeys to continue curbside pickup beyond pandemic
Valhalla Cannabis in Sylvan Lake, Alta. File Photo

Alberta Cannabis Council says the black market has become bolder in sales

The ACC wants to see steps taken to take down the black market and help small businesses

Valhalla Cannabis in Sylvan Lake, Alta. File Photo
The sale of these four patches, created by Sylvan Lake company E-Patches & Crests, are donated to charities including the Sylvan Lake Food Bank. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake business donating proceeds from specific item to charity

E-patches & Crests is donating proceeds from sale of four crests to charity, including local food bank

The sale of these four patches, created by Sylvan Lake company E-Patches & Crests, are donated to charities including the Sylvan Lake Food Bank. Photo Submitted
Yogis hold a pose at Peace in a Pod Yoga Studio’s first outdoor session in the green space next to the studio in Eckville on June 10. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Eckville yoga studio announces re-opening date

Peace in a Pod Yoga Studio temporarily closed its doors in March as a result of COVID-19

Yogis hold a pose at Peace in a Pod Yoga Studio’s first outdoor session in the green space next to the studio in Eckville on June 10. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
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Eckville salon adjusting to new normal after COVID-19 closure

Upper Cuts Salon has enforced new protocols and appointment schedules since re-opening

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Sylvan Lake breweries win gold at Alberta Beer Awards

Snake Lake Brewing placed in the top three in three different categories at the annual awards

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Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)
Town of Sylvan Lake checks in with local businesses with new survey

Town of Sylvan Lake checks in with local businesses with new survey

Business Resilience Survey will help the Town create an economic recovery plan following COVID-19

Town of Sylvan Lake checks in with local businesses with new survey