Roberta Hunt For the Lakeside Leader It was another great year of laughs, good food, good drinks, memories and of course curling in Kinuso. Our club had 16 regular teams, which curled throughout the week from November to March. We…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Kellie Brown of Smith says she’d never done public speaking before, but the first-year 4-H member nearly ran the table in the 4-H competition this year, going through the district and regional events all the way…

Monday, April 9 was Vimy Ridge Day in Canada. It passed without much or any comment, but since it came to our attention (via a calendar), let’s take a moment to reflect. There’s no need to go too far into…

Part III of our Brian Pitcairn story, in which he helps Whitefish get organized, then heads north for further adventures, not all of them healthy ones Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader In 1987, Pitcairn had a chance to return to his…

It took two tries, but Melanie Leclair of the NorthEast Teachers’ Convention finally got through to The Leader last week. She called to ask if we’d done anything with the news release on this year’s convention she’d sent us a…

It was heartening last week to see the outpouring of support – there may be a better word than support, but we can’t think of it – in the wake of the awful highway crash in Saskatchewan that claimed 16…

April 10, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Progress on one thing and another CAO Brian Vance was back after a week off with a new set of updates on town projects and departmental circumstances. The regional waterline and intake…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Japanese exchange student Yu Kobayashi has been a temporary resident of Slave Lake since September. Kobayashi is 17-years-old and is from Tokyo Japan. She is currently in Grade 10 and attending Roland Michener Secondary School (RMSS).…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake This week has been a tough one for many people and many families. From sea to sea, to sea few Canadians have not felt the impact of the deadly crash near Tisdale, Saskatchewan on…

Volunteer Pauline Auger with the Native Friendship Centre, with her turtle rattle. The course was held at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre on April 11.   Bianca Malchin and her mother Helga Ruthardt, who is visiting from Germany, attend…

To the Editor: It is nice to see a response to the issue of a wildlife reserve for caribou and other creatures. Brian Pitcairn is right when he points out that the jobs created by tourism are not as well…
The Slave Lake Kinettes handed out three donations recently in the community. One was $1,000 to the Slave Lake Sharks swim club. Presenting for the Kinettes is Jessica Eben on the right, to Cherie Friesen of the Sharks.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Minor baseball workouts continue indoors until weather permits them to move outdoors. Midget Heat coach Dave LaFrance says they appreciate the indoors space, given the circumstances. “With the winter and rough spring we are having,” he…