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Slave Lake Provincial Court July 12, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Austin Cole Haynes appeared in court via closed circuit television from Peace River Correctional Centre and pled guilty to one count of breaking and entering into a non-dwelling home.…

Pictured above is one big cucumber Joe Winkler brought into the Leader office last week. A whole 18 inches to be exact and not too watery to boot! Winkler grew the green-giant himself in a little greenhouse. “I was surprised…

Disaster was narrowly averted last Thursday by town crews. According to town manager Brian Vance, overflowing and flooding of the sanitary sewer lift stations was close to happening. “If this had happened we would have lost sewage removal ability for…
Magician stuns kids at Library magic show

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Brian Lehr brought his comedic magic act to Slave Lake last week on July 12. Lehr entertained kiddies and their parents with tricks inside the lobby at the Government Centre Building. Lehr’s show is part of…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Kellirae Carleton, new co-ordinator of the Healthy, Happy Kids Slave Lake Coalition says she’s trying to make the coalition known in the area. “We provide opportunities for community engagement, collaborative planning and partnerships, knowledge mobilization and…

July 11, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Cemetery bylaw gets an update The town’s bylaw that governs the operation of the cemetery needed updating, council heard. For one thing, the new cemetery needed to be brought into the bylaw. For…

Mikky Locke Slave Lake, AB Addiction seems to be more and more like an epidemic. It’s an issue that touches almost everyone either directly or indirectly, and yet discussion is often shrouded in mystery and beset by misinformation. I set…
More help for the Stollery

The Slave Lake ATB continues its campaign to support the Stollery Children’s Hospital, this time with the help of the Royal Canadian Legion. That’s Legion President Beth McDonald on the right, presenting a cheque of $558 to ATB reps Maricel…