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Eckville’s Ben Anderson recieved loud cheers during his ride in the novice saddle bronc event. He went on to also compete in the saddle bronc event.

PHOTOS: Benalto’s 101st annual Fair and Stampede

Photos from Benalto’s rodeo performance

Eckville’s Ben Anderson recieved loud cheers during his ride in the novice saddle bronc event. He went on to also compete in the saddle bronc event.
The province says it is ready for cannabis legalization

The province says it is ready for cannabis legalization

The legalization of pot is expected by Oct. 17

The province says it is ready for cannabis legalization
UPDATE: Austin Thompson has been located

UPDATE: Austin Thompson has been located

RCMP thank the public for their assistance

UPDATE: Austin Thompson has been located
Embrance your inner child

Embrance your inner child

Collecting new toys for my “Shrine of Awesome”

Embrance your inner child
By-election called for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake

By-election called for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake

The Alberta Government made the announcement June 14

By-election called for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
Attorneys say resolution near in MacIntyre case

Attorneys say resolution near in MacIntyre case

MacIntyre’s case was heard in Red Deer Provincial Court on June 4

Attorneys say resolution near in MacIntyre case
Alberta Ministers pleased with new pipeline deal

Alberta Ministers pleased with new pipeline deal

Ministers of Transportation and Municipal Affairs Brian Mason and Shaye Anderson say it’s a good day

Alberta Ministers pleased with new pipeline deal
Abigail Douglass, right, is the 23-year-old candidate for the upcoming byelection with the Alberta Party. She was officially announced as the candidate in Sylvan Lake on May 24. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Alberta Party names candidate for upcoming byelection

The Alberta Party made the announcement May 24 at the lighthouse in Sylvan Lake

Abigail Douglass, right, is the 23-year-old candidate for the upcoming byelection with the Alberta Party. She was officially announced as the candidate in Sylvan Lake on May 24. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Trial for man accused of 2006 Eckville murder “unreasonably delayed”

Trial for man accused of 2006 Eckville murder “unreasonably delayed”

Lacombe’s Shayne Gulka is awaiting trial for the 2006 murder of Bradley Webber

Trial for man accused of 2006 Eckville murder “unreasonably delayed”
Photo curtesy of Michael Rieger

Farm equipment causing power outages in Central Alberta

According to Fortis Alberta the number of outages caused by farm equipment is on the rise

Photo curtesy of Michael Rieger
Rights for a preliminary inquiry waved by former MLA

Rights for a preliminary inquiry waved by former MLA

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces charges of sexual assault and sexual interference

Rights for a preliminary inquiry waved by former MLA
Three charged in home invasion, identity of fourth unknown

Three charged in home invasion, identity of fourth unknown

Rimbey RCMP has charged three individuals in connection to a home invasion and assault

Three charged in home invasion, identity of fourth unknown
Girl First changes on the horizon for Girl Guides

Girl First changes on the horizon for Girl Guides

Sylvan Lake Guide Leader A.J. Lichty says she is excited for the upcoming program shift

Girl First changes on the horizon for Girl Guides
AACS receives funding from Red Deer County for life saving equipment

AACS receives funding from Red Deer County for life saving equipment

Red Deer County approved funding for $35,000 to AACS

AACS receives funding from Red Deer County for life saving equipment
Localized flooding in Red Deer County

Localized flooding in Red Deer County

The rapidly melting snow is causing overland flooding in some areas

Localized flooding in Red Deer County
An accident involving a school bus occurred this morning near Sylvan Lake. It’s unclear the severity of the incident.                                Facebook photo

UPDATE: Accident on Hwy. 11A involves school bus

No injuries to the 8 children but the pickup driver had to be extricated with undetermined injuries

An accident involving a school bus occurred this morning near Sylvan Lake. It’s unclear the severity of the incident.                                Facebook photo
AACS on schedule for May opening

AACS on schedule for May opening

There is still work to be done on the service before opening, according to Susan Samson

AACS on schedule for May opening
Impaired driving laws will soon change

Impaired driving laws will soon change

Changes to impaired driving laws will come into effect on April 9

Impaired driving laws will soon change
Mayor Sean McIntyre, along with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and Penhold Mayor Michael Yargeau proudly show off the jersey with their hometown name printed on the back during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup announcement March 27. Photo from Mayor MacIntyre’s Twitter

UPDATE: Sylvan Lake to host international hockey game

The NexSource Centre will host the USA vs Slovakia game of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Mayor Sean McIntyre, along with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and Penhold Mayor Michael Yargeau proudly show off the jersey with their hometown name printed on the back during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup announcement March 27. Photo from Mayor MacIntyre’s Twitter
If Sylvan Lake Town Council approves a contract with Fogdog Energy, the town’s solid waste will no longer be sent to the Red Deer landfill. Contributed Image

Sylvan Lake and Fogdog Energy to enter negotiations

Fogdog Energy proposes a no landfill solution to municipal solid waste

If Sylvan Lake Town Council approves a contract with Fogdog Energy, the town’s solid waste will no longer be sent to the Red Deer landfill. Contributed Image