Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce Notebook

Nov. 27 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Seasonal events Chamber President Francesca Giroux provided brief updates to the members on various Chamber programs. Something called the Mini Monster Night Out was an effort to provide an alternate trick-or-treating opportunity for…
Mustache men

The Fourth Liners of the Slave Lake Rec Hockey League were back at it in the month of November, growing mustaches and raising money for the Movember Foundation of Canada. According to organizer Dustin ‘Stache-ow’ Stasow, the team and its…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Matthew LaFrance of Slave Lake has a new trophy in his case – the 1917 Baseball Alberta Bantam ‘AA’ Player of the Year. He received his award at the annual Baseball Alberta awards banquet at the…

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader Habitat for Humanity Edmonton plans to continue building homes in Slave Lake; however the plans of doing so could look a bit different than previous builds. Habitat for Humanity Edmonton President and CEO Alfred Nikolai explained…
Stories from back in the day in Slave Lake (Part II)

Constance Brissenden For the Lakeside Leader- based on the writing of Larry Loyie Bella Twin, who lived on Rabbit Hill overlooking Slave Lake, shot the biggest grizzly bear in North America on May 10, 1953. But her bear wasn’t the…

Police have a suspect in custody in a case of housebreaking and assault in Slave Lake on Dec. 1. According to a release issued later that day, “a male suspect entered a residence and was confronted by the elderly home…

To the Editor: A big thank you to the following businesses for sponsoring seniors to walk free throughout the winter months at the MRC track. ATCO Electric, Ecomax, Servus Credit Union, CJ CSM Inspections and the Landon Persson Memorial Fund.…

We’ve got good news and bad news concerning the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Grey Cup pool: the good news is the winners have been (unofficially) announced. The bad news is most of you reading this are not winners. Here’s…

Nov. 28, 2017 Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader Parent Link Centre The Slave Lake Parent Link Centre provided several updates about their activities happening in the coming weeks. Santa Claus himself will be coming to Parent Link on Dec. 15. He…
Welcome to the week

The work week began with a heavy snowfall overnight. This was 3rd Ave. NE in Slave Lake, at about 10:30 on the morning of Nov. 27.

Submitted Desmarais RCMP continue to request the public’s assistance in locating 25-year-old Terence Alook. Terence was reported missing by his family and was last seen in the Wabasca – Desmarais area in the early morning of October 10, 2016. Terence…
Local company helps out school wrestling team

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Roland Michener Secondary School wrestling team got a boost last week from a local business. Seca Contracting and Slave Lake Specialties donated $1,000 to the Rams. Head coach Ian Doetzel explained that the money would…
Lots of help available for moms and babies

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader Expecting mothers and mothers of young babies have a chance to get help and support through the Healthy Choices for Moms and Babes program. Christabel Encinas, who runs the program, updated the Slave Lake Interagency on…