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Pat Rehn wins UC Party nomination

by Joe McWilliams Pat Rehn of Slave Lake is the United Conservative Party candidate for Lesser Slave Lake. UCP members chose him out of a field of four in the election held on two days. “I want to thank the…

The archive at the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Library continues to develop, thanks to donations of historical photos like this one from Aaron Lehman. It shows E.G. Wahlstrom School (Roland Michener didn’t yet exist; nor did the two Catholic…
Christmas donations

On November 28, Executive Director Barb Courtorielle of the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre was given two donations worth $2,293.91. The cheques were presented by Vice Chair Lori Favel of Slave Lake Adult Education and Program Coordinator Heather Duff of…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Geoff Rosenstein has been with Roland Michener Secondary Schoolin Slave Lake (RMSS) for two years teaching math to students in Grade 7 and 8. Rosenstein decided he wanted to become a teacher and teach math because…

Submitted RMSS had an amazing last week. Here’s what we accomplished: Athletics: Sr. Boys Rams Basketball Team –  They had their first game against St. Francis Falcons on Nov. 26. Our Rams struggled early and were down at the half.…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader All-inclusive resorts are popular; many bookings are for those, but when it comes to writing articles about travel, the resort side of things tends to get ignored. Why? Probably because by its nature it is unadventurous.…

Chris Clegg For the Lakeside Leader Six northern Alberta First Nations are among 11 partners involved in a health consortium to provide better supports for First Nations children. On Nov. 15, Alberta became the first province to implement Jordan’s Principle,…
Aladdin coming spring 2019!

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary school teachers teamed up this year to keep the school’s drama program alive after former drama teacher Ms. Avery left E.G. Whalstrom. Grade 6 teacher Erica Bakewell says last year she helped Avery…

Danielle Larivee MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Raising a kid isn’t easy. Having done so three times, I know all about the thankless chauffeuring, the sleepless nights caring for a child with the flu, the freezer-Tetris game to make sure…

To the Editor: Members of the Fourth Estate: Migrating across borders, according to the negotiated Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, is a right. Most recently Australia has declared it shall not sign. This decision follows those of…

It’s a good time of year for lots of things, and one of them, we’re told, is stealing parcels left on front steps. Apparently some delivery companies leave packages in such places when nobody’s home, providing a temptation hard to…
Pet of the Week

Opal is a two-year- old female mix breed dog. She is spayed and has all her shots. Opal lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. To view Opal please call Vanessa Bjornson, Vice-Chair of the Animal Rescue Committee, at 780-849-3225,…

South Peace News Red Earth Creek received in-person registry services in October as part of a pilot project to improve access to registry services for rural Albertans. According to a news release from the provincial government, the goal is to…