The Lake Will Miss Sylvan Lake News Editor Steve Dills

Steve Dills, the now-retired editor of the Sylvan Lake News, is a First Hero of the Watershed. Thanks Steve. Here's why. Editor Steve has reported on just about all lake and watershed affairs, like, forever. He filled the pages of the Sylvan Lake News with reports on the politics, community events, and environmental affairs of our 104 square kilometres of …

Lacombe County takes the lead to educate boaters about invasive species

Please click on this link for this full article by Steve Dills published in the Sylvan Lake News: Prevention of aquatic invasive species goal of education blitz at Sunbreaker Editor Steve describes the public information event as follows: Boaters launching from Sunbreaker Cove next Friday, Aug. 1, will have a chance to learn more about the danger …

SLWSS Annual Meeting Report in the Sylvan Lake News

Steve Dills, editor of the Sylvan Lake News, covered the Sylvan Lake Watershed Stewardship Society's AGM on September 14 and published a detailed article on lake-related topics. Click here for the SLN report. Dills noted that: Nature Alberta's Living by Water program for property owners is helping to spread the word on management practices that protect the …

History of Sylvan Lake

Evan Verchomin, SLWSS director and resident of the Summer Village of Birchcliff, had his article about the history of settlement at Sylvan Lake published in the October 6th edition of the Sylvan Lake News. Click on the linked text to open the story. Be sure to view the related photo archive gallery on this SLWSS News web page.

Stewardship group continuing to promote understanding of watershed

Increasing awareness of the need for responsible care of the Sylvan Lake watershed has been a key goal of the Sylvan Lake Watershed Stewardship Society (SLWSS) during the past year. President Graeme Strathdee outlined projects which have moved forward over the last 12 months towards that goal at the society’s annual meeting Sept. 15. One …

Lake Water Level Notice

The Sylvan Lake Management Committee published this notice in the July 19 2012 edition of the Sylvan Lake News. Mayors and Councillors of the watershed municipalities have been confronted on the subject by concerned citizens looking for answers. The SLN information item attempts to provide some facts. Here is the text of the notice: Sylvan Lake Water …

Sylvan Lake News Articles and Readers’ Views on the Watershed

Steve Dills, Editor of the Sylvan Lake News publishes reports on municipal council meetings and on events and developments that affect the Sylvan Lake watershed. Here are recent SLN articles and letters to the editor: Local residents could benefit from recreation facilities plan County agreed to increased costs for regional lift station Majority agreed with …