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Laker Media products offer the largest reach in the Smith Mountain Lake market. For information about advertising your business in print or online, contact us at 540-721-4675 or email


Produced six times per year, Laker Magazine is the area’s premier lifestyle and entertainment publication. With stunning photography and compelling features on area people, events, homes, gardens, health and fitness, restaurants and more, the Laker truly captures all that residents and visitors cherish about life at the lake. The Laker is free and available at more than 100 distribution points around the region. It also is mailed to qualified leads and subscribers. Readers are invited to share story ideas and feedback by emailing


Published each Wednesday, Laker Weekly is a free community newspaper that includes news and features on area people, businesses, recreation and real estate, as well as an extensive calendar of events. Laker Weekly is free and available at approximately 70 distribution points around the region. It also is inserted into The Roanoke Times each Wednesday for subscribers in Bedford and Franklin counties. Readers are invited to share information, story ideas, photos and calendar items by emailing


Published annually and distributed extensively throughout the Smith Mountain Lake Region, Laker 365 offers extensive information on lake-area events, recreation, shopping, dining and accommodations. It’s available at more than 70 lake-area business locations year-round and is designed as a print companion piece to


Easily navigate SML on water and off with Laker Map, which designates channel markers, neighborhoods, retail developments, marinas, restaurants and more. Produced annually, the map is distributed year-round at area restaurants, marinas, hotels and more. From your smartphone or tablet, is an online directory of lake-area businesses in a variety of categories, including boat rentals, shopping and dining. Tap to get descriptions, contact info and interactive maps. 

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