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Council notebook June 13, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Request to waive tax penalty Council accepted a recommendation to allow the owners of the Flatbush Store to set up a payment plan for property taxes, rather than having to…
The flood diversion channel around Slave Lake

The flood diversion channel around Slave Lake got a good workout last week, and performed well. The debris on the right was left in place because officials thought it was forcing even more water through the spillway.

Town of Slave Lake Council notebook June 5, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader “We need to do something out there,” said Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman, leading off a late addition to the June 5 town council agenda on…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

June 12, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader No decision on enforcement order appeal Council heard an appeal of an enforcement order from Harry and Suzan Staab. It had to do with what the town calls a failure to install…
Do you remember when…?

Rachel Peter Library archivist This is a picture of Main Street Slave Lake from around 1974. The blue building is the Legion, same building as now but before some upgrades. You can see the fountain that was there for some…
All the marbles

Christopher See (left) and Steven See were the winners of the 2018 Canadian Tire Anglers Cup. The pair from the Edson area weighed in a total of 28.4 lbs of walleye over the two days of competition, June 15 and…

Leader staff As reported earlier, Men’s Night at Gilwood Golf Club this year is trying some new things to make it more competitive and fun and it seems to be working. According to our Men’s Night correspondent Kelly Pearson, 72…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Economic development promotion is a slippery business, but most municipalities agree it’s worth some effort. How much effort – meaning mostly how much money – is the question. The Regional Tri-Council group is committed, for the…
Soaked, but happy

The Blue Crew, a slowpitch team made up of people from “around the lake” won the 59th annual Widewater Sports Days competitive slowpitch tournament, in a steady downpour. The Crew did it in dramatic fashion, scoring four runs in the…

Kylo is a one-year- old female domestic cat. She is spayed and has all her shots. Kylo lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. Kylo is a sweet girl who loves to get snuggles and play. To view Kylo please…

Alberta Health Services World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is every year on June 15. Drawing awareness about the abuse elders face can help the abuse end. Elder abuse can take many forms and affect any older adult, regardless of their…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader As reported last week, on Friday, June 1, community members were ‘locked up’ as a fundraiser in support of the Friends for Learning Fundraising Society. Following up, we’ve learned the event raised something over $20,000 for…

On June 6 at the Slave Lake courthouse Elder Dusty Twin of the Swan River First Nation, Lakeshore Regional Police Chief Dale Cox, Staff-Sgt. John Spaans, CO of the Slave Lake RCMP, Andre Arseneault, Chief Crown Prosecutor and Provincial Court…