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Floyd Anderson (Maytag’s ‘Ole Lonely’) On SATURDAY, September 22, 2012 1-4 pm at the Sylvan Lake Legion Friends come by & say hello!

Ready - Participants in the annual Terry Fox Run held Sunday from Leader Field numbered 21. Organizer Rae-Anne Ornella said the event was “another great success” raising $771. Eight volunteers assisted on the course which provided people the option of different distances on the town’s trail system. A large number of Sylvan school students are taking part in National School Run Day, Sept. 27 in support of the Terry Fox Foundation’s goal of funding cancer research. STEVE DILLS

Staff told to include relocation of RV dumping station in 2013 budget by Steve Dills Sylvan Lake News

Plans to change traffic flow at the RV dumping station adjacent to UFA have been scrapped and town staff instructed to look for a new location for the facility.

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Seniors Bene¿t Program T he Seniors Bene¿t Program is hosting information sessions on Seniors Financial Assistance Programs featuring:

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Presenters include: Corina Cole, Seniors Programs Advisor, Seniors Policy & Community Partnerships, Alberta Ministry of Health. Corina provides support to the Seniors Bene¿t program held at the Seniors Centre each Thursday and will explain the 4 components – Financial Bene¿t, Dental & Optical Assistance, Education Property Tax Assistance & Special Needs Assistance, of the Seniors Bene¿t program. Pam Greenwood, Citizen Services Specialist, Citizen Services, Service Canada, providing information on federal programs such as the Guaranteed Income Supplement, Survivor Bene¿ts and Spousal Allowance. Brittany Buehler, Volunteer & Support Coordinator, Town of Sylvan Lake. Brittany oversees the Home Support and Lifeline programs sponsored by Sylvan Lake FCSS.

The sessions will take place on September 27 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm with Corina Cole & Brittany Buehler at the Sylvan Lake Seniors Centre, 4908 – 50th Ave. and from 7:00 – 9:30 pm with Corina Cole & Pam Greenwood at the Sylvan Lake Community Centre, 4725 – 43rd St. Note the change of venue for the evening session. These sessions are open to all interested in income supports – seniors, family members, and those planning retirement. There is no charge and refreshments will be available.

Councillors rescinded a motion from a previous meeting and instead asked staff to present a proposal for relocating the facility during 2013 budget deliberations later this year. Initially they approved a project to spend several thousand dollars to make changes to the station and erect signage so that those using it would queue on Industrial Drive rather than on Highway 20 as now

happens. However discussion with UFA manager John Clayton prompted reconsideration. He expressed concerns about RV owners using his site to turn around and blocking other access points to the UFA site, according to notes provided to councillors. Councillor Laverne Asselstine agreed. “If we make a change it’s going to seriously impact his business. The point is we need a proper sanidump site.” He added it

should be a priority for the 2013 budget. “It’s more an issue of traffic safety on Highway 20,” said Councillor Sean McIntyre. He indicated that some vehicles are stopping in the driving lane waiting to turn into the dump station

and obstructing other vehicles travelling on the highway. “Every time I go down there there’s half a dozen vehicles sitting there. Let’s do it right, never mind the temporary stuff,” said Asselstine.

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Welcome to the new season or Sylvan Lake Film Society! Our fall line-up starts on Monday (Sept. 24th), with “Hysteria”, a Victorian-era film directed by Tanya Wexler. A summary of the film on IMDb states, “In Victorian London, Dr. Mortimer Granville, a young doctor struggles to establish himself. He is hired by a doctor to investigate treatments for women diagnosed with female hysteria using ‘pelvic massage’. The doctor’s two daughters develop an interest in the young Dr. Granville, each attempting to woo him.” This charming, witty look at an invention that changed the lives of women everywhere will be sure to entertain all who attend. Tickets are available for pre-sale at the library, or may purchased at the theatre opening night. Tickets are $8, season passes are $40 — you get one movie free! The movie starts at 7 p.m. — be there early to get a good seat.

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Brown’s giving cavity nesting ducks a bit of help with his boxes by Steve Dills Sylvan Lake News

One warm fall afternoon last week found Ken Brown out on his driveway painting duck nesting boxes which he’ll eventually mount near his home in Norglenwold and at other locations around the lake. Brown, a member of three different fish and game clubs, got the original pattern from a fellow member of the Sarcee club in Calgary — Bryce Chase. Since then he’s been building the boxes from scrap lumber and situating them where they are available for goldeneye ducks, those which normally nest in cavities in dead trees. With the number of acreages increasing and

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Enjoying the warm fall weather, Ken Brown was busy painting duck nesting boxes last Wednesday. Once complete, and stencilled to indicated they’re from Sylvan Lake Fish & Game Association, Brown, the club’s treasurer, plans to put them out so they’re ready for next season. STEVE DILLS

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of the season by removing a panel on the side of the box. Then at the end of the season the box is cleaned out of any eggs that may not have hatched. Some times, he said, there are several duck eggs in the boxes simultaneously. Brown said he’s an avid supporter of the work of fish and game associations. He’s a member of the Sarcee club, also the organization’s in Sylvan Lake and Red Deer. After painting last week, he was committed to help the Red Deer club with their casino fundraiser. Then his next project is to build some bat boxes.


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Following are calls responded to by Sylvan Lake’s volunteer firefighters, during the two weeks ending September 17, as supplied by Deputy Fire Chief Steve Scanland. Saturday, September 8 - 2:35 a.m. - motor vehicle collision, Highway 11 and Medicine River. Saturday, September 8 - 12:50 a.m. - motor vehicle collision, Lakeshore Drive. Saturday, September 8 - 10:46 p.m. - medical assistance, Lakeway Boulevard. Monday, September 10 - 5:48 p.m. - alarm, no fire, Old Boomer Road. We d n e s d a y, September 12 - 7:19 a.m. - alarm, no fire, Hammond Close.

longer, and then paints the boxes to protect them from weather and lengthen their life. The box on his property has been there for more than nine years. (He doesn’t use treated wood.) Once painted with a gray colour, they’ll be stencilled indicating they’re from Sylvan Lake Fish and Game Association, of which Brown is treasurer. The paint he uses is usually purchased cheaply from paint stores where they’ve mixed a wrong colour. By pouring six or eight cans together he ends of with gray. Looking after the boxes is fairly easy, said Brown. Wood chips are added at the beginning


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same pair of birds nesting in it for the last four years. He said it’s amazing to watch them come flying full speed ahead into the box and yet amazingly stop before they hit the back wall. Brown said the 15 boxes he made this season, and was painting last week, will be attached to trees where they’re visible from a large body of water (a slough or lake) and high enough to keep predators away — about 6-7 feet high. “The closer to the water the better.” He added they’re also placed a fair distance apart so the birds don’t squabble. He uses 3/4 inch plywood, because it lasts

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Frisbees a unique fundraising idea to assist Rotary’s Mexico wheelchair project by Steve Dills Sylvan Lake News

When the need for wheelchairs in a poverty stricken area of Mexico was raised earlier this year, Rotary members in Sylvan Lake and across Central Alberta were quick to answer the call. Now the largest contingent ever of Rotarians, their family and friends are planning a trip to Huatulco to deliver about 400 wheelchairs in February. At least 30 people are going, said Bonnie Ganske during an interview last week. She and husband Dale are residents of Sylvan Lake half the year and Huatulco the

other half of the year. They were also on the first Rotary wheelchair delivery trip to Huatulco almost ten years ago. All those participating pay their own expenses to get to Huatulco and most will be hosted in home stays with local families or snowbirds from the United States and Canada who winter in the southern climate. The trip is scheduled for Feb. 11-25 with some people participating for one week and others spending two weeks. While there they’ll get to experience a bit of the local culture while assisting in wheelchair deliveries. Ganske explained

The Community Calendar is an open bulletin board for non-profit community groups running free events open to the general public. Submissions must be received by Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. and should be kept as concise as possible. We will edit for content and length. We strive to publish all submissions we receive, however, due to the number of items or space availability, we are not able to guarantee publication. If you need to be sure your message runs, we suggest you place your message in the Classified section. Deliver submissions to our office at Suite 103, 5020 50A St., Sylvan Lake, fax to 1-403-887-2081 (Toll-Free 1-888-999-2081) or email to editor@ Be certain to include dates, times and contact information.

Special Events Friday, Sept. 21 - Alzheimer Coffee Break being hosted by Sylvan Lake Seniors’ Lodge. Drop-in between 1:30-3 pm at the lodge (4620-47 Ave.) All donations go to Alzheimer Society. Enjoy coffee, cookies and music. Friday, Sept. 21 - Sylvan Lake Admirals kick off their senior hockey season with an exhibition game against Augustana at the multiplex. Saturday, Sept. 22 - Walkathon in support of TOUCH Ministries begins at 9 am from Sylvan Lake Alliance Community Church. Info contact Sherry Wiebe at 403-357-9551. Saturday, Sept. 22 - GMA female vocalist of the year Ali Matthews in concert at Stevenson Performing Arts Centre, H. J. Cody School, 7-8 pm. Contact Neil Evans 403-887-2092 or Garnet Rambaut 403-304-6420 for tickets. Sunday, Sept. 23 - Alberta Underwater Council’s 10th annual Sylvan Lake beach and lake cleanup in conjunction with Guides, Cubs, Scouts and others. Wednesday, Sept. 26 - Sylvan Lake Seniors’ Bus going to Calgary casino. Leave 8:30 am. Call Joan 403-887-7614. Wednesday, Sept. 26 - Sylvan Lake Library book club meeting at 6:30 pm in library reading room. The group will be discussing Home by Toni Morrison. For info contact or call 403-887-2130. Friday, Sept. 28 - Seniors Bus Association day trip to Nordegg ($15 bus only). Enjoy the fall colours, lunch at the motel and a short tour of David Thompson Country. Call Lenore 403-887-

The delivery team for the first wheelchair delivery to Huatulco, Mexico, ten years ago included Barry Hibbert, Scott McDermott and Dale and Bonnie Ganske along with five members of the Red Deer East Rotary Club. In February another delivery is planned to distribute about 400 wheelchairs in the rural areas of Oaxaca state near Huatulco. SUBMITTED

the DIF (the equivalent of Canada’s family support service agencies) approached the Rotary Club of the Bays of Huatulco and said there

5272 to reserve your seat. Saturday, Sept. 29 - Fall festival at the pier, organized by Town of Sylvan Lake. Tons of fall crafts, scarecrow building, activities and games to enjoy for all ages. Saturday, Sept. 29 - Rotary Club’s annual hockey draft is going ahead as usual despite uncertainty over the NHL season. Contact Bonnie at or 403-845-6610 or Jack at or 403-8878440 for more info. Saturday, Sept. 29 - Central Alberta Singles dance at 8:30 pm at Penhold Hall. Music by Sierra. Members and invited guests only; new members welcome. Elaine 403-341-7653 or Bob 403-304-7440. Sunday, Sept. 30 - Tai Chi for Peace Day. Healing tai chi class open to all children, youth and adults to promote peace. 10 am at Sylvan Lake Pier. Ages 6+. Donations gratefully accepted for Canadian Centre for Teaching Peace. No registration necesssary. 403-887-6303. Wednesday, Oct. 3 - Seniors’ Bus Association is offering transportation to Sunnybrook Farm turkey supper. A remarkable meal with all the trimmings in the historic Hanna house. Advance tickets only $15 (+$5 for bus). Call Lenore 403887-5272.




Weekly Events Mondays - Parents Connecting Parents from 10-11:30 am. Open discussion, sharing tips and coffee. Children welcome. At Community Partners Association. Mondays - Sylvan Lake Sacred Massed Choir practises from 7-9 pm at H. J. Cody School. Kerry Heisler directing. Registration $25. Welcome all singers. For info contact Dolce Moir 403-887-4037. Mondays - Toastmasters Sylvan’s Slick Speakers meet at Sylvan Lake Alliance Church, 4404 47 Ave. from 7-8:15 pm. Join Toastmasters now to become the speaker and leader you want to be. For info call Correna Rae 403-506-9643. Tuesdays - Healthy Moms and Healthy Babes at Community Partners Association from 10-11:30 am. Join us for the opportunity to nurture you and your baby’s health (up to 12 months). Free childcare for older siblings. Guest speakers. Wednesdays - Free family swim from noon to 1 pm. Parents and preschool children invited to interact socially while engaging in activity at Sylvan Lake Aquatic Centre. Must pre-register with Giselle prior to first swim 403-887-9989. Thursdays - Sylvan Lake seniors bus to Red Deer. Pick-up 9:15 am. Returning to Sylvan 1:30

was a need to access wheelchairs, asking if the local club could reach out to make it possible. “Initially we set out

pm. Phone Mary 403-887-4579. Thursdays - Ladies of the Patch. 10-11:30 am. Does your partner work away for extended periods of time? Join us for open discussion, sharing tips, and coffee at Community Partners Association. Children welcome. Thursdays - Benalto Leisure Club invites you to an afternoon of games, socializing and refreshments from 1-3:30 pm. Call Mary 403-7465237 or Tom 403-588-2620 for info. Thursdays - Bingo at Sylvan Lake Seniors Centre. Precall at 6:30 bingo starts at 7 pm. Friday - Preschool Playhouse from 10-11:30 am. A fun-filled age appropriate play time focusing on 3-6 year olds at Community Partners. Saturdays (excluding long weekends) - Toddler Co-op from 10-11:30 am at Community Partners Association. Drop-in playtime focusing on 12 months to 3 year olds. Activities include free play, craft, story time, snack. Siblings welcome.

Support Programs Sylvan Lake Al-Anon (for families and friends of alcoholics) 8 pm Sundays, Presbyterian Church (north door), Kathy 403-887-4470 or Robyn 403-887-2961. 12/30/12 Sylvan Lake AA meetings. Tuesdays 7:30 pm Lions Hall; Sundays 8 pm Presbyterian Church (north door). For more information about the program, call male 403-887-4470, 403-5885491 or female 403-887-4297. 12/30/12 Narcotics Anonymous meetings Thursday nights at 7:30 pm at Sylvan Lake Bethany Care, 4700 47th Ave. 12/30/12 Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Overweight? Underweight? Obsessed with weight or dieting? You are not alone. No dues, no fees, no weigh-ins. Everyone is welcome. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12 step recovery program. For info call Harry at 403887-2962 or Joan at 403-748-2433. 12/30/12 Are you raising your grandchildren? Come join us at our ACUSHLA meetings first Thursday of the month at Sylvan Lake Library from 1-3 pm. We meet to share and support each other. Questions, call Glenda (Sylvan Lake) 403-8873849 or Sandy (Lacombe) 403-782-2960.

Groups & Activities C.H.I.P.S. - Children’s Indoor playspace is a nonstructured playtime for children 0-5 years old. Riding, climbing and bouncing toys provided and parents and caregivers can socialize. Mondays 9-11:30 am; Wednesdays and Fridays 9:3011:30 am; Thursdays 12:30-2:30 pm. at the community centre. Contact Wendy-Jo for info 403-887-5975.

to raise funds for half a container load of wheelchairs, 140 of them, but that was quickly met,” said Ganske. Then they’d raised enough money, $42,000, for a full container load of 280 and learned they were all needed by the social service agencies they were working with in Mexico. So they raised the goal once again to purchase another half container load and have nearly accomplished

that for a total of approximately 400 wheelchairs! The funding is not just from Rotary, said Ganske. It’s also from businesses, individuals and fundraising activities. The cost of an individual chair is $150 and people still wishing to may also donate one in their name or in memory of a loved one. “Donations are still invited and tax receipts are available,” she said. A unique fundraising activity that Ganske created is the sale of lightweight, foldable frisbees that double as Huatulco air conditioners (a hand held and operated fan). The logo on the frisbees was developed by Brenda Kolasa, a graphic designer and member of the Red Deer East Rotary Club. At $2 each their purpose is two-fold, she explained. They make great gifts for kids, stocking stuffers or to pack in campaigns such as Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. The frisbees are

available locally at Canadian Tire, Best Body Fitness and Lakeview Computers as well as from other Rotary members. They’ve been sold by members at CentreFest in Red Deer and Shake The Lake in Sylvan. The other opportunity is for people to purchase the frisbees and donate them back to Rotarians who are going to Mexico so they may be distributed to youngsters who invariably crowd around during wheelchair deliveries in various villages. This time the area receiving the wheelchairs extends out from Huatulco in about a 100 kilometre radius through rural Oaxaca state. The deliveries, which the Rotary members are involved with, take place in a central location in a community and become a bit of a celebration, said Ganske. In some locations they’ve been greeted by local dignitaries, bands and singers Continued on Page 5

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Various homes, garages spray painted, hot tub damaged Saturday, Sept. 8th 2:28 a.m. - RCMP attended a single vehicle rollover on Highway 11 east of Eckville. A 911 call was placed after witnesses saw a vehicle in the ditch on its roof and a female passenger trapped under the vehicle. The female was removed from

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under the vehicle and was transported by air to Edmonton. The male driver is charged with careless driving. Alcohol

was not a factor. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt. 8:57 a.m. - A complaint of vandalism resulted in an investigation after a traffic sign was pulled out of the ground on Perry Drive in Sylvan Lake. A truck parked near the location

also received extensive damage. A couple of rocks were used to damage the vehicle. 10:59 a.m. - A male is charged with assault in connection with an incident on Range Road 25 in Red Deer County. RCMP were called after a male threatened another

male at a work site resulting in a physical altercation. There were no weapons and no injuries are reported. 12:50 p.m. - A male is facing charges of impaired driving after a vehicle struck a deck and a tree on a residential property near Sylvan

. . . Rotary’s Mexico wheelchair project Continued from Page 4 When the volunteers get to a community they do a simple assembly of the wheelchairs, give instructions on their use, care and how recipients can adjust them to their needs, then take a picture of each recipient in their chair with a numbered certificate. The recipients have been screened by DIF, the Red Cross or other disabled persons organizations, said Ganske.”We do all the things we can to ensure people needing wheelchairs receive them.” The DIF helps with transportation, customs, storage, transportation of the delivery team, and set up of sites for delivery. The Rotary Clubs involved are working with the Canadian Wheelchair Foundation which subsidizes all shipping costs and incidentals for the equipment which is manufactured in China.

The Rotary Club in Huatulco, which numbers about 18 members, is the host club for the project and they’ll assist with deliveries and other activities for their visitors. The group going to Mexico “will find it a life changing experience,” said Ganske. “It enriches people’s lives, not just the recipients.” She remembers one man riding to a wheelchair delivery with his wife in the basket of his bicycle because she was an amputee. “They were so happy, so grateful, talked about how this would change her life, make it possible for her to get around their home, help their children. If they thanked us once, they thanked us 100 times and cried and cried. It’s so life changing.” Ganske said by giving these people wheels to move around they can move about not just on

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The logo designed for frisbees was created by Brenda Colasa of the Red Deer East Rotary Club. The frisbees which can double as fans are being sold for $2 each to raise funds for the next wheelchair delivery in the rural area around Huatulco next February. SUBMITTED

the dirt floors of their houses but get out into the sunshine.

Many of the people who received wheelchairs during past trips have been brought in on the backs of other family members or in the arms of parents. Besides Huatulco, Sylvan Lake Rotary members have been involved in past wheelchair deliveries in the Phillipines, Belize and South Africa. Among those from Sylvan Lake planning to join the delivery team are Scott and Hilary McDermott, Nadine Coyne, Jack and Andrea Van Delden, Trevor and Hanna Sigfusson, Paul and Matthew Ventura, Mark and Kendra Custance and Bonnie and Dale Ganske. Other Rotary Clubs

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Lake Golf and Country Club. The driver was arrested at the scene, given a breathalyzer and was formally charged. The vehicle was seized and the driver is suspended until the court case is resolved. 7:40 p.m. - RCMP have charged a male after they observed him operating a motor vehicle while suspended. The vehicle was stopped near Tim Hortons in Sylvan Lake. The male is charged with breaching his conditions. He was previously suspended in relation to an impaired charge. Sunday, Sept. 9th 7:43 a.m. - Police are investigating random incidents of vandalism at various properties around Sylvan Lake. Most recently a house on Fox Close

was spray painted and a hot tub was damaged with holes poked into the sides. Another incident was reported on Harper Drive where a garage door was spray painted with symbols. Two other garages near the location were also vandalized. Monday, Sept. 10th 1:51 a.m. - A male is facing charges after a vehicle collided with a house on Herder Drive. A vehicle hit the side of a house and fled the scene northbound on Herder Drive. Members followed a trail of fluid to a parking garage and located the damaged vehicle inside. The registered owner is facing charges. No one in the residence was injured.

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100 days and counting; historic pictures wanted The bell tolls to mark the 100 day countdown to Sylvan Lake’s Centennial on Sunday. That’s right, just 100 days to January 1st and the official historical designation of 50th Street as “Centennial Street”. For months and months a planning task force has been preparing to mark this important milestone in our community’s history. A postcard currently circulating promotes a variety of events planned for the Centennial year. Besides the designation and fireworks on Jan. 1st, there’s a civic ceremony on June 8 at the multiplex featuring music and drama students from H. J. Cody High School. June 12 is the date set for official rededication of Centennial Park.

That kicks off a more being planned weekend you’ll not by various commuto miss. Former Miss nity groups. It’s sure Steve Dills Mermaids will be to be a celebration Sylvan Lake News featured at a chamworthy of lots of parber of commerce ticipation by our meet and greet June residents. Memories 14 after the Farmers’ Market, then will be sparked, former residents are June 15 is the “not-to-be-missed being invited back … what a homeParade of the Century, celebrating coming. 100 years of Sylvan Lake”. In keeping with the celebration The evening of the 15th is the theme, the Sylvan Lake News is seek“Dance of the Century” where every- ing historic photos, particularly those one’s encouraged to enjoy 100 years with people in them, so that we can of dancing tunes, one decade at a begin publishing a picture a week time, “just like they did in the old through the Centennial year. We know, of course, that Sylvan Sylvan Lake dance halls”. Then Sept. 8 is a community picnic. Amongst all these events are many

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The flow of letters on a variety of topics over the past two months has created a situation where we haven’t been able to publish everything we’ve received the same week it’s received. Particularly with the 781-11 issue, we’ve had to restrict the number of letters and will not be publishing any letters that have been previously published elsewhere or

sent to municipal or provincial politicians and then forwarded to us for publication. Otherwise we will continue to publish as many letters as our space constraints allow us to publish and we will continue to offer a variety of letters. This is always a balancing act between offering our readers a place to comment on issues pertinent to them and still providing enough space to cover news and provide new and correct

information about things that are happening on an ongoing basis. We appreciate the concern you show in taking time to write letters, offer comments and debate positions. As the paper of record for this community we take our job seriously and will continue to offer the variety necessary to stimulate as many readers as possible so that we maintain the strength of our publication.

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Lake & District Archives has lots of pictures we could chose from, but we’d like to encourage residents who have long histories in our area to dig through their pictures and see if they could come up with a picture or two they feel would be of interest to other current and former Sylvan Lake residents. School class pictures, team pictures, and action of interesting events are all good topics. So are old scenes of the town the way it used to look. Please visit our office with your pictures and we’ll scan and return them while you wait. All information you can provide about the content of


Terry Fox Run presents a cause worth fighting for I’m not quite sure when I was first introduced to the Terry Fox Run. Whenever it was, it became an annual tradition during my school years. I vaguely remember pledge sheets and a ceremonial walk around the school field while I was in junior high. I have much stronger memories of my high school’s Terry Fox Run. Though the run takes place at many schools, my high school adopted it as if it was our own. Teachers began talking about it during the first week of school. Fundraising forms were distributed, and students were challenged to raise as much

money as possible. We had our first period off to take part in the run. For some reason, the school had developed a tradition of wearing pyjamas to the run. I never understood the connection. I was too self-conscious to wear pyjamas, but many of my classmates and teachers were not. It was not uncommon for my teacher to be wearing a bathrobe as she conducted class later in the day. I participated in the run along with everyone else. We lined up in an orderly fashion and filed out of the school. The weather, at this time, was always brisk. Leaves

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crunched under our feet as we walked around the neighbourhood and through the park. Along the way, we passed signs representing each province, symbolic of a journey across Canada. When we arrived back at the school we were served a breakfast of pancakes or muffins. A DJ played music in the field as we milled around, delaying the time until we had to head back to class. Though I liked getting out

of class, I liked the pancakes, and I liked the DJ, the real reason for the Terry Fox Run was about more than just those things. As everyone knows, Terry Fox was an ordinary person who wanted to run across Canada 30 years ago to raise money for cancer research. He had been diagnosed with the disease himself, and lost his right leg. He began his journey in St. John’s, Newfoundland, but had to end it in Thunder Bay, Ontario when his cancer spread. Terry Fox’s legacy continues to live on, as every year people participate in the run

around Canada and around the world. According to the Terry Fox Foundation website, over $600 million has been raised for cancer research. Cancer kills indiscriminately. It doesn’t care how big, how old, or how healthy you are. It doesn’t care if you have a loving family and friends. It doesn’t care if you have a promising future. While cancer has robbed many of their futures, with research, we can turn the tables and conquer it. Every step and every dollar puts us closer to that goal. It’s a disease we can fight, and something worth fighting for.

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Hold a plebiscite on Highway 11-781 issue Dear Editor: I feel compelled to add my voice to the ongoing controversy of the Hwy. 781/11 fiasco. After reading Bob Swabeyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s letter to the editor last week I felt he made a compelling argument that should be listened to by our

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20 then we are assuming t h at Alberta Transportation knows what is best for all of us. This is where the problem lies. It may very well be that they are correct but the people of Sylvan Lake do not agree.

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Emergency care facility more important than multiplex Dear Editor, Are you kidding me! A proposed second Multiplex at a tune of about $21 million? Is Sylvan Lake town council out of their mind? Mayor Susan Samson where is your head? Who thinks of this stuff? An EMERGENCY CARE FACILITY!!!!, a life and death facility is what we need? First and foremost. Then the rest of the goodies that bring money to this town can come in, which are fine! Residents of Sylvan Lake and surrounding area, stop supporting these unnecessary proposals and taxpayers monies. Get your priorities straight!

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Stop being pigheaded, look at facts, listen to people and admit mistake Dear Editor, I have lived in Sylvan Lake for five years now. When I go north on Highway 781 into town and come over the hill, I am awed by the beauty of the lake and quaintness of the downtown core. Every visitor to Sylvan Lake should enter our town from that direction. Their perception of our community would be SO positive at the onset! Unfortunately, the powersthat-be have decided that Highway 20 and the industrial park should be our gateway. Our originally quaint downtown area is being slowly decimated by some pretty incredibly stupid decisions, the biggest one being the blockage of traffic at highways 11 and 781. I live in the Sunny Siesta RV Park at that very corner. I am a senior citizen on a limited income. My 11-year-old car could barely

navigate the potholes on Memorial Trail and now, with it under construction, I have even more miles to travel, which means extra gasoline to buy. To top it off, I attended a town hall meeting, regarding this issue and am told that we are paying over $6 million dollars on this road-tonowhere! I am told that this roadblock has cut down on the accidents at our corner, and if true, that is a good thing; but, at what cost? Sitting outside at our picnic tables and listening to screeching tires and sirens, makes me think that my not be true. At the town meeting we were told that lights at this intersection would contravene some sort of law, that it would be too close to the lights at Hwy 20. What makes this area any different than Rocky Mountain House, where the lights are one after the other in close

succession? We were told that Sylvan will have to put up another set of lights at Memorial Trail and Hwy. 20, due to the dangers of people exiting Memorial on to the highway. We were told that this could be as high as another million. Why are we spending over $7 million, when one measly set of lights at the intersection of 781 and 11 would have fixed the problem? Apparently, even our MLA is confused over who is responsible for this debacle -— Sylvan Lake, Dept. of Transport or the people who did the “study”. Whoever it was, stop being so pigheaded, look at the facts, listen to the people who pay your salaries and correct this situation. It takes a big person to admit to a mistake and a big idiot not to! Gail Grigaliunas, Sylvan Lake

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French immersion growing at École Steffie Woima Elementary School by Steve Dills Sylvan Lake News

A growing number of students at École Steffie Woima Elementary School has meant a change to the music program. Principal Hugh Davidson said Tuesday they’ve got 502 students registered which is up about a dozen (from 489) last September in the pre-Kindergarten to Grade 5 school. “Crowding is an issue in the sense the music room has been

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Grade two students so much fun for teacher by Aleisha Bosch Sylvan Lake News

Jessica Maloughney, Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School’s newest grade two teacher, hopes to introduce music to her students. “Especially for the kids that have trouble with the core classes, it gives them a chance to shine in something they’re doing,” said Maloughney of optional subjects. Originally from Red

Jessica Maloughney Deer, Maloughney played the piano and the saxophone through

school. She was also involved with choir, which she would like to bring to Our Lady of the Rosary. “I think that would be a lot of fun for the kids,” said Maloughney. Both of Maloughney’s parents are teachers, which first exposed her to the profession. She attended Red Deer College for two years, and completed her teacher’s education at the University of Alberta.

“There’s nothing that I’ve ever enjoyed as much as teaching,” said Maloughney. “I love working with kids.” Maloughney previously taught at St. Teresa of Avila School in Red Deer. She is excited to be in a smaller school this year. “It’s good to try something new,” said Maloughney. She added that she particularly enjoys working with younger students, who have a sense of excite-

ment and wonder. “I love the look on their faces when they learn something they didn’t know before,” said Maloughney. “Grade two is so fun because everything you do becomes a big deal.” Maloughney is planning activities to celebrate her students’ 100th day of classes, in addition to a multicultural day.


- Grade one students Parker Sola, Marek Armeneau, and Cydney Carson listened to instructions Sept. 5 during gym class at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School, during their first week of classes.

Baile loves children and their curiosity By Aleisha Bosch Sylvan Lake News

Janene Baile, Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School’s newest kindergarten teacher, is excited and a little nervous about her first regular teaching job. Originally from Red Deer, Baile previously

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worked as a substitute teacher for Red Deer Public School District before landing her current position. She attended Red Deer College for two years before finishing her teacher’s education at the University of Alberta. “I thought it would be a nice way to make a

difference,” said Baile of her decision to go into teaching, adding that she loves children, especially their curiosity. “They always have something to say and they always have a question.” Baile will teach the class of 22 students Wednesdays and Fridays. She is helping

plan an under-the-sea unit, where students will learn about marine life and make paper crabs and fishes. She will also help organize a field trip to a local veterinarian, and to the Red Deer Safety City Society, which aims to prevent injuries among children.


- Grade two students Avery Weik and Madison Johannesson were enthusiastic Sept. 5 during their first week of classes at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School. They attended a presentation in the school’s library, where they learned that a positive attitude, listening ears, and good manners are as important as pencils and paper to success in school. ALEISHA BOSCH PHOTOS


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Correction The list of winners included in last week’s story about the End of Summer Hummer contained incorrect information about the Division 2 category. Winners of the Division 2 races were the crew of Doug Stewart, Josh Brow, Michael Wuetherick and Cameron Farrington on

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Optimism evident as curling season’s just weeks away to get them going. From this we’ve had an increase in our family and friend leagues.” There are also a couple of teams from H. J. Cody High School who compete against other students in the region. Once the season gets underway, Powlesland said the curling rink is open from 9 a.m. to about 11 p.m. six days a week. Then there are also rental bookings at other times. Leagues include seniors daytime and ladies night on Mondays, mixed and super leagues on Tuesdays, mixed on Wednesdays, seniors daytime and men’s leagues on Thursdays, stick (two person) and adult beginners fun leagues on Fridays, a morning men’s open league, mixed morning open league and family and friends fun league on Sundays. A junior learn to curl program starts Oct. 22. The first bonspiel, the Sturling Open, takes place on Oct. 27. Registration is now available through the club’s website, It’s got plenty of information, Powlesland said. There’s also a meet and greet barbecue scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28 where registrations will be accepted. Ice making started this week, but league play doesn’t begin until the week of Oct. 14. Powlesland added the club is also looking for new recruits for

by Steve Dills Sylvan Lake News

There’s a buzz of optimism when you talked to Joel Powlesland these days. Curling season is just around the corner and there’s been much work done in preparation. The club has grown as have the activities they’re planning for this year. “Five years ago we had three bonspiels, said Powlesland, general manager and head ice technician at Sylvan Lake Curling Club. “Now we’re up to ten.” “We’ve introduced adult and kid beginner leagues, and a new strictly adult beginner league. We’ve added a whole new program Sunday with extra leagues for men and mixed, family and friends as leagues — not just drop-in,” he said. “Every year it boils down to demand. The program is going to work very, very well for the club and community.” Powlesland attributes some of the growth to the involvement of school-age children in classes the club’s volunteers offer. Most area schools are taking advantage of the opportunity with about 600 kids going through the six one hour sessions last season. “We give them a taste of curling, a complete introduction to curling

the board of directors. Job descriptions and information are on the website. Another reason for the optimism is that discussions are underway between club members and the town for a new facility. With the growth in the club, expectations rise every year for ice and service levels. They’re always met but with an old building its becoming more and more trying, Powlesland said. New equipment and a new structure would open up avenues for more curling in Sylvan Lake and more tourism as a result. Powlesland said he’s annually asked about the availability of summer ice in Sylvan, not just for area elite curlers but by international curlers who’d love to spend up to six weeks practising before the season gets underway. “It’s something we’re asked to do but just can’t accommodate at present. We hate to miss out on that opportunity.” “We used to have summer bonspiels in Sylvan that were a huge success. Bonspiels for a week with hundreds of people coming along with spouses, neighbours. They were here for the fun and love of it.” With a new facility he’s sure they can expand the curling season in Sylvan and attract many more tourists to the community.

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- Racing down the field was Sylvan Lake Lion Nano Morgan (5) flanked by Ryan Lieng (63) and Mike Smyth (7), during last Saturday’s game in Lacombe against the Raiders. The local squad was outscored 52-8 in the blowout. Nethaniel Morgan scored the Lions only touchdown on an 80 yard run late in the second quarter. Brendon Slaney added the two point convert.

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This way or that - Trying to decide which way to dodge his opponent was Sylvan Lake Lion Justin Fedun (50) while behind him were Chasten Snelgrove (85) and Riley Judd (54). The Lions suffered a staggering defeat in the 52-8 game in Lacombe against the Raiders Saturday.

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Darrell was born in Red Deer, Alberta, a first child to parents Charlotte and Leonard Reynolds. After high school, Darrell became a plumber/ pipe fitter working in several northern communities such as: Grise, Fiord. Then working with Bruins plumbing in Red Deer. He then started his own plumbing company operating for several years in the Sylvan Lake area before taking a position with Quinn contracting in Joffre where he worked for the last 10 years. Darrell is survived by his loving wife Cindy, sons Michael (Pam, Tinsley, Tyrin of Unity Saskatchewan) Braeden and Brett of Sylvan Lake. His mother Charlotte, step-mother Joyce, brother Doug (Tara, Jessica, Jordan) sister Debbie (Mike, Kayla, Rachelle), sister Tanya (Mike, Brock, Cheyanne), father in law Ed (Dorothy) sister in law Judi (Chub, Shawn, Mindy, Ketch, Todd, Jennifer, Kendall, Greg, Teri and Kayla) brother in law Bill (Gwen, Jared, Janine, Hailey, Ashtyn, Deston, Megan, Jordan, Merissa, Jason and Taryn) sister in law Betty (Tyler, Kara, Clint, Davin and Ayla) numerous aunts, uncles cousins and friends. Darrell was predeceased by his father Leonard Reynolds, step father Erwin Seeger, mother in law Avis May, brother in law Doug May. Darrell loved his family, spending many hours watching anyone of his boys playing hockey, or traveling on holidays with them, to BC, United States and Mexico. His other passion was his 1970 barracuda. Darrell could always be counted on to lend a hand, and his easy going zest for life will be missed by all whose lives he touched. A Funeral Service for Darrell will be held at the Alliance community church, Sylvan Lake on Friday, September 21 at 1:00 P.M. To honour Darrell’s memory donations will be gratefully accepted by the Red Deer Hospice Society or Unit 32P Red Deer Regional Hospital. SYLVAN LAKE AND ROCKY FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORIUM, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-887-2151



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Buy & Sell #1500 - #1990 Aircraft ..............................1510 Antiques & Art ..................1520 Auctions ............................1530 Bicycles ............................1540 Building Supplies ..............1550 Business Machines ..........1560 Cameras & Accessories ..1570 Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Items ................1580 Clothing ............................1590 Computers ........................1600 Concert & Event Tickets ..1610 Equipment - Misc. ............1620 Equipment - Heavy ..........1630 Tools ................................1640 Farmersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Market & Food Basket......................1650 Firewood ..........................1660 Lumber ............................1670 Garden Supplies ..............1680 Lawn Tractors ..................1690 Health, Dietary, Beauty ....1700 Household Appliances......1710 Household Furnishings ....1720 TVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Stereos, VCRâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ........1730 Hot Tubs & Accessories ..1740 Jewellery ..........................1750 Kidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Deals........................1755 Misc. For Sale ..................1760 Musical Instruments..........1770 Music Lessons..................1780 Piano & Organs ................1790 Office Supplies ................1800 Pets & Supplies ................1810 Pet Services ....................1820 Cats ..................................1830 Dogs ................................1840 Sports Cards ....................1850 Sporting Goods ................1860 Collectorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Items ..............1870 Swap, Barter & Trade ......1880 Travel Packages ..............1900 Wedding Supplies ............1910 Recycled Products............1920 Wanted to Buy ..................1930 Items to Give Away ..........1940

Antiques & Art





C. SCHULTZ ENTERPRISES LTD. 952 Boulder Blvd., Stony Plain, Alberta. Saturday, September 29, 2012, 11 a.m. Gravel & equipment trailers, wheel loaders, C-Can, 85 Ford PU, JD-1840 MWFD Tractor, farm & acreage equipment, collector tractors, shop equipment, HD truck parts, antiques. See www. 1-800-371-6963 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION. 5TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE. September 21 - 22, Westerner Park. Last year sold 77%. Only 100 spaces available. Consign today. 403-396-0304. Toll free 1-888-296-0528 ext. 102;

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UNRESERVED AUCTION: New surplus power tools, yard, hardware, shop, furniture, antiques and more. 10 a.m., Saturday, September 22. 1235 - 1 Ave., Wainwright, Alberta. Scribner Auction 780-842-5666;

Building Supplies


4 - 8 FT. SPRUCE and Lodgepole Pine $35 - $45 plus delivery. Please contact Al 403-305-8201.

Travel Packages


HEATED CANOLA buying Green, Heated or Springthrashed Canola. Buying: oats, barley, wheat & peas for feed. Buying damaged or offgrade grain. â&#x20AC;&#x153;On Farm Pickupâ&#x20AC;? Westcan Feed & Grain, 1-877-250-5252.


EXTENDED STAY ACCOMMODATIONS. Del-Rio Lodge - Weekly & monthly rental. 2200 W. Main St., Mesa, Arizona, 85201. Phone 480-833-0010; Senior discount, fully furnished kitchenettes, studios & suites, utilities, housekeeping, Cox cable, pool, parking all included. Wireless internet & laundry available. BBQ on premises. All room are non-smoking & no pets. Call 480-833-0010 from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Farm Equipment ..............2010 Haying Equipment ............2020 Tractors ............................2030 Combines & Headers ......2040 Fertilizer Equipment..........2050 Misc. Farm Machinery ......2060 Equipment Wanted ..........2070 Farm Custom Work ..........2080 Farm Auctions ..................2090 Livestock ..........................2100 Livestock - Exotic..............2110 Sheep ..............................2120 Poultry ..............................2130 Horses ..............................2140 Horse Boarding ................2150 Riding Supplies ................2160 Horse/Stock Trailers ........2170 Pasture Wanted ................2180 Grain, Feed, Hay ..............2190 Seed Grain ......................2200 Seeding & Tillage ............2210

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BACHELOR SUITES FOR RENT ranging $550-$650 $300 d.d. All rooms above Hazzard County Bar & Grill. Call 403-887-5235 ask for Char





For Rent #3000 - #3200 Acreages/Farms ..............3010 Houses/Duplexes ............3020 Condos/Townhouses........3030 Manufactured Homes ......3040 Four Plexes/Six Plexes ....3050 Suites ..............................3060 Cottages/Seasonal ..........3070 Roommates Wanted ........3080 Rooms for Rent................3090 Motels/Hotels ..................3100 Offices ..............................3110 Stores/Commercial ..........3120 Industrial ..........................3130 Warehouse Space............3140 Garage Space..................3150 Storage Space ................3160 Land ................................3170 Pasture ............................3180 Mobile Lot ........................3190 Misc. for Rent ..................3200

Wanted to Rent #3250 - #3390

Acreages/Farms ..............3255 Houses/Duplexes ............3260 Suites ..............................3270 Rooms..............................3280 Manufactured Homes ......3290 Housesitting Wanted ........3300 Garage Space..................3310 Storage Space ................3320 Stores/Commercial ..........3330 Office Space ....................3340 Industrial ..........................3350 Warehouse Space............3360 Resorts & Cottages..........3370 Pasture/Land....................3380 Mobile Lot ........................3390

Houses/ Duplexes


BENTLEY 2008 Model Duplex 4 bdrm., 3 bath. Garage, fireplace. Appliances. Avail. Oct. 1st. 403-341-9974

Agricultural #2000 - #2290





METAL ROOFING & SIDING. Best prices! 36â&#x20AC;? Hi-Tensile TUFF-Rib 29ga. Galvalume $.67 sq. ft. Colours $.82 sq. ft. 40 Year Warranty. ALTA-WIDE Builders Supplies 1-888-263-8254.

Garden Supplies

Grain, Feed Hay

LOOKING to rent out soon as possible 3 bdrm. 2-1/2 baths, fenced yard, all appls., incl., $1400, + utils., in Sylvan, 403-887-2155 PARTLY furn. 2 bdrm.. home, $850/mo. incld. utils. no pets, no children, n/s avail, immed., very private 403-887-5731 RIMBEY: 4 bdrm. duplex, 2 baths, den, 5 appls., laundry, deck, big yad, parking , pet friendly , avail. immed., rent $925, + utils., d.d. $925, 403-843-3684

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Lakeland Plaza

403-887-3021 403 -887-3021 Pasture



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For Rent


Real Estate #4000 - #4190

Realtors & Services..........4010 Houses for Sale................4020 Houses Wanted ................4030 Condos/Townhouses ........4040 Acreages ..........................4050 Acreages Wanted ............4060 Farms/Land ......................4070 Farms/Land Wanted ........4080 Manufactured/ Mobile Homes ..................4090 Income Property ..............4100 Commercial Property ......4110 Industrial Property ............4120 Cottages/Resort Property ..4130 Businesses for Sale..........4140 Buildings for Sale ............4150 Lots for Sale ....................4160 Out of Town Property ......4170 Investment Opportunities ..4180 Mortgages Bought/Sold....4190

Houses For Sale


ACREAGE near Linden, AB 1520 sq. ft. 2008 modular home, new 3000 sq. ft. shop, 200 amp service, floor heat, 24 x 14 overhead door, shelter belt w/drip lines, beautiful yard, awesome view $300,000. 403-369-4576


Manufactured Homes

20â&#x20AC;&#x2122; X 76â&#x20AC;&#x2122; BLOWOUT! (3) pre-owned modular homes available from $74,900. and (4) Clearance SRI Homes available for immediate delivery! Call 1-800-461-7632 or www. FANTASTIC FALL BLOW-OUT! Immediate delivery on all existing 2011/2012 stock. Huge discounts! Bonuses: washer/dryer, vinyl skirting, O/R microwave - free! Details - Dynamic Modular, Red Deer. 1-877-341-4422;

Farms/ Land Beautiful Bungalow in desirable Morrisroe. Park like yard. Clean, well kept, 4 bdrm., 2.5 baths, new dev. bsmt. Single att. garage, quiet neighbourood & great neighbours. 31 MacFarlane Ave. $339,900. 403-342-0921






OVERSTOCKED, HUGE DISCOUNTS, all home must go. Company wide sale and show home clearance carried over! Toll free 1-855-463-0084 (Edmonton) or 1-877-504-5005 (Grande Prairie);

Commercial Property


close to Hwy 2 in BLACKFALDS AREA Call Mike 403-896-3130 or see


COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL LAND for sale in Bonnyville, Alberta. 2.52 & 3.81 acres for sale in high traffic area ideal for shops, hotels, restaurants, or strip mall. Call Maurice at 780-812-0929. Re/Max Bonnyville Realty


Cottages/Resort Property

Board Renos done on 2 bdrm bi-level 1 ½ bath townhouse. Fenced yard GARAGE! Small PET welcome. Avail NOW! $1350 & Utilities.


House with 2 bdrm & den 2 baths with oversize tub! 5 appls. Avail. NOW! $1395.


Right from Your balcony on Lakeshore Dr. FURNISHED Bright 2 bdrm suite with cozy W/B Fireplace. Avail NOW. Settle in quick! ONLY $995 & electricity.

Transportation #5000-5300 Automotive Services ........5010 Antique & Classic Autos ....5020 Cars ..................................5030 SUVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s................................5040 Trucks ..............................5050 Heavy Trucks....................5060 Vans/Buses ......................5070 Motorcycles ......................5080 Campers ..........................5090 Motorhomes......................5100 5th Wheels........................5110 Holiday Trailers ................5120 Tent Trailers ......................5130 Utility Trailers ....................5140 ATVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ................................5150 Boats & Marine ................5160 Snowmobiles ....................5170 Tires, Parts & Accessories ......................5180 Auto Wreckers ..................5190 Vehicles Wanted ..............5200 Car/Truck Rental ..............5210 Recreational Vehicle Rental ..............................5220 Trailer Rental ....................5230 Misc. Automotive ..............5240 RVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ..................................5300

Tires, Parts Acces.



LAKE FRONT PROPERTY -â&#x20AC; 2300 sqft home on 10 acres $395,000. 10 min from Ponoka. Fishing, swimming & boating at your back door. See #47984.â&#x20AC;  MLS C3526876. Call 403-519-6773â&#x20AC;  Email:

Out Of Town Property






Range Rider, Model Tigre Off of 2006 Tundra, 4dr. Should fit 2000 to 2006 Tundra. $649. obo. 403-318-4356 or 346-7778

960 SQ. FT., 3 bedroom home in St. Paul, Alberta. Close to schools, recent upgrades, new appliances, single garage. $199,000. Call 780-467-5855. FREE BROCHURE - Kings County - â&#x20AC;&#x153;Land of Orchards, Vineyards & Tidesâ&#x20AC;?. Nova Scotiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s beautiful Annapolis Valley. Live! Work! Start business! Toll free 1-888-865-4647;

Public Notice #6000 Public Notices ..................6010 Special Features ..............6050


In Lakeway Landing NICELY FURNISHED house 3 bdrm up & 2 down â&#x20AC;&#x201C; family room POOL TABLE! Avail NOW! Sorry no pets




Manufactured Homes

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Thursday, September 20, 2012 SYLVAN LAKE NEWS

1pm to 4pm On the Pier Gently used costume donations accepted at the First Aid Station

In case of inclement weather please attend FREE class at the Central Alberta Martial Arts & Wellness Centre

Games Family FUN Wild Cow Milking Martial Arts Demo 1:30pm By Central Alberta Martial Arts & Wellness Centre

Face Painting Bouncers Crafts Needle in a Leaf Stack and MORE!



Sunday NEW! Tai-Chi for Peace Day FREE Demo 10am on the Pier

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For Info 403.887.1192 ext 512

September 29th

Pets are not permitted in the Sylvan Lake Provincial Park

Fall Festival

Children must be accompanied by an adult



SYLVAN LAKE NEWS Thursday, September 20, 2012

#1, 4914-50 Sylvan Lake

24 Hrs Ph: 403-887-2217 Fax: 403-887-3165 Toll Free: 1-877-373-6296

149 Birchcliff Road

91 Grand Ave.

51 Lakeview Road

MLS# 327421

MLS# 325568

MLS# 0002192

Willard Morris $1,650,000 1405 5J Juniper i R Road d


5009 - 47 Street


MLS# 0002785

MLS# 0001887


5110 - 48 Ave.

30 Acres near Red Deer

Robert Popilchak



23 Jarvis Bay









60 0P Premiere rem remi re miier ere

5913 54 Ave





Price Reduced... Now Starting from


Wow - If you are looking for a Rental Property or Very Affordable Living Check out THESE:


MLS# 0000634

5031 36 Street

MLS# 326955

5015 33 St.





MLS# 324043

46 Lakeway Blvd.


MLS# 0000346


MLS# 0001639


403-887-2217 4635 45 Street

"Your TTrusted "Y t dR Reall E Estate Advisor"

Sandi Hallgren

5015 - 52 St.


A Alf Moore Mo



130 Old Boomer Road

MLS# 323539



58 Osmond Cl.


4111 45 Ave. MLS# 0001666




18 Regal Court MLS# 327543


MLS# 327555

5 Legacy Cove

403-318-0604 3513 Lakeshore Drive


4306 48 Ave. MLS#0000371

MLS# 326712 k@ 56 Lakeway Boulevard


Gord Steinbach


MLS# 320464

MLS# 322976 ill ll d @ t


MLS# 321999

$1,125,000 4908 52 Ave - Benalto

123 Grand Ave.

MLS# 325011 6 Wilson Close

Experience More!


#67 Broadway Trailer Village - 1198 sq ft, 3 bdrms, 1 bath

Sylvan Lake


Sylvan Lake

Kountry Meadows Estates Mobile Park 1230 sq ft, 3 bdrm, 2 baths, gorgeous open floor plan, immediate possession

on 49th Street Close to beach and downtown 760 sqft, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, laminate flooring thru out


on Lakeshore Drive with view to lake and golfcourse - 1340 sq ft, 2 bdrm, 2 baths, top floor castle unit, tons of space


Sylvan van nL Lake ake ake ak

Carl Stepp

on 50 Ave. with rear alley and garage - 1050 sq ft, 4 bdrm, 2 baths, immaculately kept close to beach

$229,900 $239,900 403-358-9300 ww eho h us ho useg eguy 71 Willow Springs Cres

46 Briar Road

4604 - 43 Street

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Fenced yard, with lots of trees. only minutes to Sylvan Lake!

223 Poplar Road -Benalto


$515,000 Custom built bi-level with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. Lots of room for your growing family!

172 Iverson Close -Red Deer

7 Heenan Court


43 Wildrose Drive

$299,900 4713 - 44 Street

Lorne Therriault

2008 modular home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a garage. Perfect starter home!

110 Bayshore Drive - Sylvan Lake

Visit to view more photos on these properties and for information on ALL MLS listings!

Caroline Boivin





$239,900 @i ll l k


Sylvan Lake News, September 20, 2012  

September 20, 2012 edition of the Sylvan Lake News