Megan Roth

Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer. Black Press file photo

Alberta Justice Minister touring province to understand effect rural crime

Minister Doug Schweitzer was in Red Deer Sept. 6 for the second day of his Alberta tour

Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer. Black Press file photo
Body of 19-year-old drowning victim recovered from Sylvan Lake

Body of 19-year-old drowning victim recovered from Sylvan Lake

RCMP say the body was recovered the evening of Aug. 22.

Body of 19-year-old drowning victim recovered from Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Lake Fire Department’s Search and Rescue crafts speeds out of the marina Thursday morning to continue the search for a possible likely downing. Before 10 a.m. the search was being held a few meters off of the swim line near Centennial Park. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

UPDATED: Search continues for possible drowning on Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake RCMP and Fire Department continue their search for 20-something adult male

Sylvan Lake Fire Department’s Search and Rescue crafts speeds out of the marina Thursday morning to continue the search for a possible likely downing. Before 10 a.m. the search was being held a few meters off of the swim line near Centennial Park. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
RCMP and fire departments respond to possible drowning on Sylvan Lake

RCMP and fire departments respond to possible drowning on Sylvan Lake

RCMP say they are actively searching for a man in his 20s with boats on the lake

RCMP and fire departments respond to possible drowning on Sylvan Lake
PPC candidate Laura-Lynn Thompson speaks to a room full of PPC supporters in Red Deer recently. Thompson is running for election in the Red Deer-Lacombe riding. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

B.C. journalist named PPC candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe

Laura-Lynn Thompson is running against Blaine Calkins in the federal election this October

PPC candidate Laura-Lynn Thompson speaks to a room full of PPC supporters in Red Deer recently. Thompson is running for election in the Red Deer-Lacombe riding. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
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UPDATED: Tornado warning for Sylvan Lake and Lacombe County has ended

The alert was sent out at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday evening

Photo Courtesy Johnathan Brewer/Twitter
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Summer temperatures will bounce between warm and cool for Central Alberta

The Weather Network is predicting a battle ground between warm and cool summer conditions

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We will turn off the taps: Kenney

We will turn off the taps: Kenney

UCP Leader Jason Kenney was in Sylvan Lake Monday, said if elected he will turn off the taps to B.C.

We will turn off the taps: Kenney
Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre is surrounded from cowboys from across Canada and a few from Brazil, to announce The Town of Sylvan Lake will host the Bull Riders Canada Finals for the next two years. Sylvan Lake will host the finals on Nov. 15016, 2019 and again on Nov. 12-14, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Bull Riders Canada Finals coming to Sylvan Lake this November

The Town of Sylvan Lake and Bull Riders Canada has signed a two year deal

Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre is surrounded from cowboys from across Canada and a few from Brazil, to announce The Town of Sylvan Lake will host the Bull Riders Canada Finals for the next two years. Sylvan Lake will host the finals on Nov. 15016, 2019 and again on Nov. 12-14, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Additional child sexual exploitation charges laid against Eckville man

Additional child sexual exploitation charges laid against Eckville man

The ICE unit has laid additional charges against Christopher Juneau following an investigation

Additional child sexual exploitation charges laid against Eckville man
Sylvan Lake resident shares self-love journey through boudoir photos with ileostomy bag

Sylvan Lake resident shares self-love journey through boudoir photos with ileostomy bag

Lindsay Percy did a boudoir photo shoot with Erika Fetterly to her confidence after cancer

Sylvan Lake resident shares self-love journey through boudoir photos with ileostomy bag
Monday’s 4.6ML earthquake largest Central Alberta has experienced

Monday’s 4.6ML earthquake largest Central Alberta has experienced

Taimi Mulder, a seismologist, says largest earthquakes in the Sylvan Lake area are around 3.8ML

Monday’s 4.6ML earthquake largest Central Alberta has experienced
UPDATE: Earthquake in Sylvan Lake area leads to blackout

UPDATE: Earthquake in Sylvan Lake area leads to blackout

Many reported their houses shook before the power went out Monday morning.

UPDATE: Earthquake in Sylvan Lake area leads to blackout
Sylvan Lake RCMP arrest one after B&Es lead to highway pursuit

Sylvan Lake RCMP arrest one after B&Es lead to highway pursuit

The RCMP worked with Rocky Mountain House and Red Deer RCMP to arrest the suspect involved

Sylvan Lake RCMP arrest one after B&Es lead to highway pursuit
‘Vicious’ dog attacks young Sylvan Lake girl

‘Vicious’ dog attacks young Sylvan Lake girl

Nearby neighbours came to the aide of the girl who was attacked by a dog Friday afternoon

‘Vicious’ dog attacks young Sylvan Lake girl
Eckville man charged with making child pornography

Eckville man charged with making child pornography

ICE Unit arrested the man on Jan. 10, he was again arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP on Jan. 18

Eckville man charged with making child pornography
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UPDATED: Former MLA Don MacIntyre sentenced to three years in prison for sexual interference

MacIntyre appeared in the Red Deer Provincial Court House on Jan. 11

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Former Sylvan Lake resident finds success after house fire tragedy

Former Sylvan Lake resident finds success after house fire tragedy

Musician Jenny Lou used the loss of her home as motivation to follow her dreams

Former Sylvan Lake resident finds success after house fire tragedy
By signing the contract with Fogdog Energy Solution, the Town of Sylvan Lake will no longer send its municipal waste to the Red Deer Landfill, once the facility is up and running. File Photo

A No Landfill Disposal Facility in the future for Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake and Fogdog Energy Solutions have formally signed a Master Services Agreement

By signing the contract with Fogdog Energy Solution, the Town of Sylvan Lake will no longer send its municipal waste to the Red Deer Landfill, once the facility is up and running. File Photo
Chelsey Tannahill. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Policies for “fitness to work” needed in new cannabis-friendly world

Instead of a drug and alcohol policy, businesses should consider a fit for work policy

Chelsey Tannahill. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News