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Al-Qaida head bin Laden dead

WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the deadly Sept. 1… more
Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate second attempted child abduction this month

On June 27, 2016 Sylvan Lake RCMP responded to a complaint of an attempted abduction of a 13-year… more

Wild Rapids will stop flowing after 2016

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Wild Rapids Waterslide Park will turn the water off at the end of 2… more

UPDATED: Attempted child abduction near Mother Teresa

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On June 22, around 4 p.m., an attempted child abduction occurred in… more

Charges laid following disturbance on Westview Drive in Sylvan Lake

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Sylvan Lake RCMP Investigate a Fatal Boating Accident

On June 15th, 2016 shortly before 6 p.m.,Sylvan Lake RCMP responded to a request for assistance in l… more
Cheryl Fisher returns with sixth studio album

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Tanker roll-over spills fuel near river

10:45 p.m. This story has been updated.

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Sylvan Lake RCMP make arrest in armed robbery

On May 24, 2016, Sylvan Lake RCMP arrested a male after he commit… more

RCMP respond to early morning collision involving school bus

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On Tuesday May 17, 2016 at 8:00 am, Sylvan Lake RCMP along wi… more
Fort McMurray evacuee relief centre seeing success in Sylvan

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Sylvan Lake and Eckville Fire Departments respond to fatal plane crash

On Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at 1:29 p.m., Sylvan Lake RCMP along with the Eckville Fire Depa… more
Donations being gathered for Fort McMurray evacuees - Sylvan Lake Fire Department extinguish blaze on local farm

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Addiction and mental health at forefront of recent memoirs

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Sylvan Lake citizens denied access to urgent care funding

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Pitch In Week set for first week of May

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Lakeshore Drive redevelopment scheduled for October 2016 completion

Sylvan Lake’s inf… more

Stolen vehicle recovered after Tuesday night crash, RCMP search for suspect

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Police nab wanted man

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Ponoka RCMP arrested a man on outstanding warrants thanks to a tip … more

Andrews wanted by Sylvan Lake and Rimbey RCMP

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Jonathan Alfred Andrews, 23 years old of Bentley, Alberta, is… more
Andrews wanted by Sylvan Lake and Rimbey RCMP

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Jonathan Alfred Andrews, 23 years old of Bentley, Albert… more
Fentanyl overdose prevention kits available in Sylvan Lake

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Search for missing person ends

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Sylvan Lake RCMP have located Robert William Plunkett, 69 yea… more

RCMP officers found not guilty during three day trial

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Town council votes for separate fire services

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RCMP Investigate Suspicious Person/Vehicle near Fox Run School

On January 14, 2016 at the end of the school day, a child was approached by two men in a Wh… more
Sylvan serial robber foiled thanks to local heroes

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Sylvan Lake serial robber apprehended

On January 11, 2016 RCMP in Sylvan Lake responded to a robbery in progress at Bayshore Market i… more
Attempted robbery at Bayshore Market

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At approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon a suspect entered… more

Six robberies in 26 days for Sylvan Lake

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Sylvan Lake CIBC robbery under ongoing investigation

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On December 29th, 2015 at 3:40 p.m., a masked lone male entered the… more

Ponoka RCMP recover stolen laptops and property

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Ponoka RCMP issued a warrant of arrest for Ponoka resident Stephen … more

Grow-op bust nets $4M in drugs

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A call to the RCMP about a suspicious person ended up leading to on… more

Town council fires CAO

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Inquest finds Mounties acted ‘appropriately’ in Mayerthorpe killings

STONY PLAIN — A fatality inquiry into the deaths of four Alberta Mount… more
Japan suspends work at stricken nuke plant

FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Japan suspended operations to keep its stricken nuc… more
Japan says new radiation leaks harmful to health

SOMA, Japan — Radiation is spewing from damaged reactors at a crippled… more
Cancer battle inspires fundraiser

Battling lung cancer hasn’t deterred Mavis Goss from helping sick chil… more
Olymel closed pending test results

Operations at the Olymel hog processing plant in Red Deer could resume… more
Prairie flooding forces evacuations, Trans-Canada Highway closure

Stranded residents had to be rescued from their flooded homes by boat … more
Deafening roar warned residents to flee ahead of landslide

OLIVER, B.C. — A wall of mud, water and rocks roared down a mountain i… more
Gulf Coast oil spill starts washing ashore

VENICE, La. — An oil spill that threatened to eclipse even the Exxon V… more
Activist says meeting with Avatar director may spawn oilsands visit

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. — “Avatar” director James Cameron’s recent criticism of Alberta’s oilsands indus… more
Alberta cities dial down wattage

Albertans dialed down their lust for wattage during Earth Hour celebra… more
Earth Hour’s shadow moves across Canada

Earth Hour’s dark shadow moved across the country Saturday night as mi… more
Obama’s historic health-care reform to become law

WASHINGTON — Congress extended health care to tens of millions of unin… more
RCMP say almost everyone accounted for after deadly B.C. avalanche

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — What many feared would be one of the worst death to… more
No charges after stack of 30 dead pigs found in ditch

VERMILION — Provincial agriculture investigators say that nobody will be charged after officials rec… more
Hostage-taking at Calgary school ends

CALGARY — A 13-year-old boy huddled alone in an office, furtively talk… more
Families choose privacy for Mayerthorpe memorial

MAYERTHORPE — The tiny community of Mayerthorpe paused for a few minut… more