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travel2 Discover the North complete traveler’s books can be picked up at any hotel, gas station, Tourist Imformation Centre, real estate office, convenience stores or the Lakeside Leader office.

Sept. 12, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Let’s start with baseball!’ With that remark, mayor Tyler Warman welcomed representatives of two local baseball teams that had a lot of success in 2016. The Junior ‘AAA’ Heat were provincial champions and…

“Leave it at 60” Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Alberta Transportation is not in favour of a return to an 80 kilometre-per-hour speed limit on Hwy. 88 through Slave Lake. A letter stating that was in the town council agenda package…

Ribbon of darkness Looking at the new pavement on Poplar Lane (near Slave Lake) almost makes you want to go home and grab your skateboard or roller blades. According to M.D. CAO Allan Winarski, that is exactly what some kids…
Ceremonial snip

You might wonder what’s so special about a little paving project that it would induce M.D. council to go to the trouble of cutting a ribbon in a rain shower. It might have something to do with the saga of…

M.D. of Lesser Slave River Reeve – Murray Kerik, Mike Skrynyk Councillor for Division 1 Robert Esau, Gary Horton, Darren Fulmore, Sandra Melzer, Becky Peiffer Councillor for Division II Brian Rosche, Brad Pearson, Munir Ahmad Mughal, Charlotte Measor   Town…
New memorabilia at the Legion

Visitors to the Slave Lake Legion will notice a few new items in the display case, including a pair of army boots. The local cadets brought them back as a souvenir from a their trip to Vimy Ridge in the…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader According to Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga, ‘savasana’ is another pose that looks easy, but in reality is one of the more harder ones because it asks you to slow down and to…

Library in the midst of creating adult workshops Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library just brought a new recruit on board, her name is Suzanne Wilson and she is the new program co-ordinator. “This…
Blue vs. Red

Blue vs. Red (you’ll have to take our word for it) in a slave Lake Summer Rec League semi-final game on Sept. 7. Blue won, and went on to win the final.  

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Terry Fox was just 18 years old when he was diagnosed with cancer in his right leg and was in his first year of university studying kinesiology. He would later have that leg amputated six inches…