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TKD students get tested!

Slave Lake’s AB Taekwondo Club students did belt testing on June 4 and 5. On Tuesday, 48 students aged seven-plus tested at the MRC field house. These were ranked from white to green belt. On Wednesday, 20 early skills and…

Leader staff A former Slave Lake RCMP officer has been charged with assault, following an investigation by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT). The incident in question happened in Slave Lake in September of 2017. Const. Licio Soares had…
Fire creates weather systems and black rain

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader On May 30, fire 069, formerly known as the Maria Lake fire, built its own weather system, John MacDonald, McMillan Fire Complex incident commander says. The heat and ash formed clouds and created a thunder storm.…
Filewich/Manning win Dahlgren Memorial

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader According to a contestant at the Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament this tournament had two positive unique features. The first was meals. The second was all children at the final award ceremony received a goody bag…
Seniors’ Week: pancakes, piano concerts and powwow dancers

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The town, various seniors organizations and the Friendship Centre organized events for Seniors’ Week June 3 to 7. On Monday, there was a pancake breakfast at the Pioneer Drop-in Centre. Followed by a powwow dancing performance…

Peace officers and volunteers team up to help displaced animals Leader staff High Level evacuees returned home last week, and took their pets with them. The story of how some of those evacuated animals were looked after while in Slave…

In the May 29 Leader, a student’s name was given instead of a teacher’s. The director of Aladdin Jr. at E.G. Wahlstrom School should have been Erica Bakewell, but by mistake Jolie Osadchuk’s name was put in instead. Alrighty, while…
Going home

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Last week was a week of returns. High Level evacuees – after a couple of weeks away – were allowed to go home on June 2. On June 4, the evacuation order for Marten Beach was…

There are stories floating around the world of business news in which the name ‘Marten Hills’ comes up. That’s because it has seen quite a bit of drilling for oil lately, with companies such as Cenovus, Spur Energy and Deltastream…