Local News

Fracking the official cause of Sylvan Lake earthquake last spring

Alberta Energy Regulators declared their findings in a report released last month

ATM thefts down in Central Alberta in 2019

RCMP data also shows some aspects of property crime in the rural and municipal areas drop as well

Sylvan Lake veterinarian’s winter tips for four-legged friends

Dr. Sandy Jameson shares tips to help cats and dogs to stay safe and healthy during the winter

Sylvan Lake and Eckville slowly climbing out of the deep freeze

The Weather Network says warmer, more moderate temperatures are on the way

Sylvan Lake RCMP seek assistance in locating missing male

Mark Crier, 17, was last seen in Sylvan Lake on Jan. 13

Advance care planning helps you document your healthcare wishes

It’s important that your loved ones and your healthcare team understand your wishes for healthcare

Central Alberta farm home to Himalayan-natives

Shane Juuti at West Gimlet Farms grew from having two yaks to over 450 since 1996

Eckville Town Council to fund FCSS for three more years

Council voted on a three-year funding agreement rather than the usual one-year on Jan. 16

Extreme cold warning issued

Frostbite can occur in minutes

  • Jan 12, 2020

Eckville Ag Society saddles up for another year

The society puts on and organizes the annual parade during rodeo weekend

Canada Safety Council reminds drivers to avoid distractions while driving

Distractions, according the Canada Safety Council are dangerous, careless and preventable

Crews respond to explosion at Parcels Trucking UPDATED

Explosion happened in the late morning in the east industrial park UPDATED

  • Jan 9, 2020

RCMP confirms break and enter at Gull Lake’s Wooden Shoe

Blackfalds RCMP are currently investigating the file

Trauma supports in place at Sylvan Lake schools in wake of student’s death

Brooke-Lynn Longman died while a patient at the Edmonton Stollery hospital after cardiac arrest

Eckville gym owner shares tips for successful resolutions

Jodi Oslund, owner of Coyote Fit, says support of family and friends a good way to keep resolutions

GoFundMe set up for Lacombe family grieving loss of 22-year-old son

$4,650 has been raised so far to support Adam and Wendy Buyar

Temperatures to plummet as Sylvan Lake and Eckville head into the weekend

The area is expected to see daytime high of around -30C this weekend and into next week

Mayor Helen Posti welcomes new decade to Eckville

Mayor Helen Posti is excited to see the 100th Anniversary preparation come together this year