Kaylyn Whibbs

Sylvan Lake Gulls throw first pitch in new stadium on June 11, 2021

Sylvan Lake Gulls throw first pitch in new stadium on June 11, 2021

The weekend home opener for the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ inaugural season is slated for June 11-13, 2021

Sylvan Lake Gulls throw first pitch in new stadium on June 11, 2021
Screenshot of the post by Hockey Central Sports Lounge. Courtesy of Jasmine Carter.

‘Inappropriate’ says Edmonton woman of post by Sylvan Lake restaurant

Kristi-Lee Bolton, owner of Hockey Central, says the post on Aug. 27 was not meant to be offensive

Screenshot of the post by Hockey Central Sports Lounge. Courtesy of Jasmine Carter.
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Alberta high school sports allowed to return for in-school practices only

There will be no competition between schools at this time, says Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association

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Head Coach Jason Chatwood (left) sports one of the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ first on-field hats next to Aqil Samuel, general manager and president of baseball operations, at Hockey Central on July 26.

Sylvan Lake Gulls announce head coach for inaugural season

Jason Chatwood will lead the Gulls through their first WCBL season in 2021

Head Coach Jason Chatwood (left) sports one of the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ first on-field hats next to Aqil Samuel, general manager and president of baseball operations, at Hockey Central on July 26.
WATCH: Hwy 11 being twinned between Sylvan Lake and Rocky Mountain House

WATCH: Hwy 11 being twinned between Sylvan Lake and Rocky Mountain House

Sectional phased construction for the project is set to begin next year, says Premier Kenney

WATCH: Hwy 11 being twinned between Sylvan Lake and Rocky Mountain House
Sylvan Lake RCMP continue search for missing man

Sylvan Lake RCMP continue search for missing man

43-year-old Steven Hull’s last known whereabouts were in the Sylvan Lake area on May 28

Sylvan Lake RCMP continue search for missing man
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Sylvan Lake’s Flags of Remembrance has goal of food bank donation

Sylvan Lake Community Food Bank will receive $5,000 if all 128 Plaques of Honour are sponsored

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for most of central Alberta

Environment Canada placed the watch in effect at 10:30 a.m. on June 24

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Rimbey woman struggling to get tested for COVID-19

Rimbey woman struggling to get tested for COVID-19

Alice Bateman, 64, first reached out to her doctor about her symptoms in early March

Rimbey woman struggling to get tested for COVID-19
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Sylvan Lake RCMP lay child luring charge

David Brown, 38, of Sylvan Lake was arrested on May 26 after a complaint received on May 19

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Area teen crowned Miss Teenage Central Alberta

Area teen crowned Miss Teenage Central Alberta

Sophia Lia, 15, earned the crown in her first pageant and is spreading the message of mental health

Area teen crowned Miss Teenage Central Alberta
Rimbey Rodeo cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Rimbey Rodeo cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The annual local and CARA rodeo was set to be held July 10-12 at the Rimbey Ag Grounds

Rimbey Rodeo cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
Central Alberta DJ hosting live stream benefit for Fort McMurray

Central Alberta DJ hosting live stream benefit for Fort McMurray

JD Hunter, a former Fort McMurray resident, will be fundraising through a 12-hour live mix on May 9

Central Alberta DJ hosting live stream benefit for Fort McMurray
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Canada Post providing free hold mail, mail forwarding to businesses

The services are being offered to help provide relief to businesses until further notice

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Eckville’s annual Bull Arena and Indoor Rodeo cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic and downturn in the economy are cited as the reason for cancellation

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Rimbey clinic potentially losing two doctors after COVID-19 pandemic

Rimbey Medical Clinic Manager Shirley Knauft said threats are due to the Alberta government’s cuts

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Photo Courtesy of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ Facebook page.

Sylvan Laker named Central Alberta Buccaneers’ head coach

Geoff Rambaut has years of coaching experience under his belt and was once a Buccaneer himself

Photo Courtesy of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ Facebook page.
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Sylvan Lakers reminded to only flush the 3P’s – pee, poop and toilet paper

“Flushable” products purchased in place of toilet paper during product shortages are not meant to be

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Eckville business raising money for Central Alberta food banks

Eckville business raising money for Central Alberta food banks

Prairie CDC is selling unique wall plaques with proceeds going to different food banks each week

Eckville business raising money for Central Alberta food banks
Hicks sits at the table looking at the laptop while completing his school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo Submitted.

Sylvan Lake mom says transition to at-home learning going well

Melissa Hicks’ sons, Jackson and Parker, are students at École Our Lady of the Rosary School

Hicks sits at the table looking at the laptop while completing his school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo Submitted.