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No this isn’t a new hair style…it is the Leader’s very own Sunny Kwon getting her hair chopped off for a good cause. Kwon’s hair was snipped at local salon Magic Scissors and shipped to the Canadian Cancer Society where…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake By the time you have read this, the election should be over and some new great candidates in both the Town, M.D. and school divisions will prepare to make their mark on this region.…

Jeff Burgar South Peace News The handwringing over what went wrong isn’t quite over. The shoulder shrugging that it doesn’t mean very much isn’t quite over. Some people now say they got so few votes is because people hate them.…

If you can imagine a scam, so can somebody else who is willing to try it out. Not to mention a lot you couldn’t imagine, even if you tried. There’s a whole universe of people out there trying hard to…

As a reporter you witness a lot of things, some rather monumental such as a new hospital being opened and then some rather mundane events, but it is all part of the job. As someone in the ‘news biz’ you…

‘There are three kinds of people,’ a fellow once said to your editorialist. ‘The crooks, the cops and the people. I’m a cop. Which one are you?’ Maybe journalists need their own category. They’re the ones, to quote the late…

Oct. 10, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader New downtown plan finalized Town council breezed through giving bylaw 29-2017 its second and third reading at the Oct. 10th meeting. The newly adopted bylaw is connected to the revamp of the downtown and…
Put it out!

Pictured above is a little lady testing her new-found skills of putting fires out, taught ever so graciously by local firefighter Xavier Thompson.

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Dealing with a death of a relative is always difficult, especially when it comes to dealing with their affairs. When an individual passes away there are a few steps you should tax immediately…