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Albertans are urged to use ATV safety during the long weekend

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to keep all-terrain vehicle (ATV)…

  • May 21, 2022
The Great Benjamins Circus / website photo

Sylvan Lake opens doors to first circus after COVID-19

Sylvan Lake’s NexSource Centre will serve as a playing ground for clowns,…

The Haus of Glitter team. ddfierce.official / Instagram image

Central Alberta drag queens to display talents, spread awareness in Sylvan Lake

The Haus of Glitter drag group will be spreading awareness about the…

Central Alberta beef producers are seeing feed costs soar and supplies dwindle. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
Central Alberta beef producers are seeing feed costs soar and supplies dwindle. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says 318 people are being treated for COVID-19 in hospital across the province, including 64 in the ICU. (File photo by Government of Alberta)

COVID-19 will not be going away: health official

COVID-19 cases will likely fluctuate like the flu

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says 318 people are being treated for COVID-19 in hospital across the province, including 64 in the ICU. (File photo by Government of Alberta)
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Lacombe County Council approves 2022 operating budget

Council also approved amendment to land use bylaw to accommodate Alberta Views RV and Golf Course

  • May 16, 2022
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Alberta RCMP urge safety during May long weekend

Every year the May long weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer…

  • May 16, 2022
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Construction journeymen working on Phase 1 of the 50 Avenue Redevelopment project. Town of Sylvan Lake / website photo

Sylvan Lake resumes construction of 50 Avenue

Single-lane closure can be expected until September 30

Construction journeymen working on Phase 1 of the 50 Avenue Redevelopment project. Town of Sylvan Lake / website photo
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service, which offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent but non-life-threatening conditions, will be closed Friday, May 13, due to a lack of on-site physician. (Black Press file photo.)
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service, which offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent but non-life-threatening conditions, will be closed Friday, May 13, due to a lack of on-site physician. (Black Press file photo.)
Lakeshore Drive was first closed to motor vehicles in the summer of 2020. File photo

Lakeshore Drive will close again this summer

The downtown patio program will offer added space for businesses and patrons alike

Lakeshore Drive was first closed to motor vehicles in the summer of 2020. File photo
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)

WCPS drivers move on to provincial bus ‘roadeo’

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) had three contestants compete at the Local…

  • May 12, 2022
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)
Mayor Megan Hanson (front) with councillors, from left, Tim Mearns, Jas Payne, Kjeryn Dakin, Kendall Kloss, Teresa Rilling and Graham Parsons. (File photo)
Mayor Megan Hanson (front) with councillors, from left, Tim Mearns, Jas Payne, Kjeryn Dakin, Kendall Kloss, Teresa Rilling and Graham Parsons. (File photo)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)

70 more Alberta Covid-19 deaths but fewer people in hospital

There are signs that transmission is on the decline, says health minister

  • May 11, 2022
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
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Eckville town council approves 2022 operating and capital budget

Changes to the spray park discussed among other topics during May 9 council meeting

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Sylvan Lake students among others receive healthcare scholarship

The Red Deer Regional Health Foundation supported 32 students

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Nicole Buss (right) with her daughter Samantha. Buss is donating flowers to mothers at Red Deer's Ronald McDonald House this weekend as a thank you to the home, which was there for her family when Samantha was in hospital being treated for Type 1 diabetes 10 years ago. (Photo contributed)

Florist gives back for Mother’s Day

Nicole Buss donating flowers to mothers at Ronald McDonald House as a thank you

Nicole Buss (right) with her daughter Samantha. Buss is donating flowers to mothers at Red Deer's Ronald McDonald House this weekend as a thank you to the home, which was there for her family when Samantha was in hospital being treated for Type 1 diabetes 10 years ago. (Photo contributed)
Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club participate in annual highway cleanup campaign May 2021. (Facebook/ Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club)

Drive with caution during province-wide Highway cleanup day

Thousands of Alberta youth spend the day cleaning up trash and litter from roadways

Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club participate in annual highway cleanup campaign May 2021. (Facebook/ Falun East Beef & Small Engine 4-H Club)
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Fire at Lacombe business

Emergency crews responded to a fire at a business east of Lacombe…

  • May 5, 2022
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Three deers were spotted in Sylvan Lake at the intersection of 50 Ave. and 46 St. on the morning of April 10. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

RCMP reminds to be cautious of wildlife on Alberta Roads

The sudden appearance of a wild animal in the middle of the…

  • May 4, 2022
Three deers were spotted in Sylvan Lake at the intersection of 50 Ave. and 46 St. on the morning of April 10. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says while hospitalizations are increasing there are signs the BA.2 variant may be peaking. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says while hospitalizations are increasing there are signs the BA.2 variant may be peaking. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says while hospitalizations are increasing there are signs the BA.2 variant may be peaking. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says while hospitalizations are increasing there are signs the BA.2 variant may be peaking. (File photo from The Canadian Press)