Loon River Atom

A Loon River Atom player swoops in for an attempt on goal in a provincial playdown game at the Tervita Arena on Saturday.
Falcon action

The St. Francis of Assisi Falcons junior basketball team took on the Atikameg School Warriors on Jan. 17 at St. Francis in Slave Lake. The Falcons defeated the Warrior 41-22. The latest standings in the Smoky River Junior High School…

Kadin Pochynok, of the Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club, performed a solo dance routine during the Ukrainian Night held at the Smith Community Hall on Jan. 13. Pochynok also performed dance routines as part of the 13-18 age group earlier…
Triskle era underway at Timberland Home Hardware

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Timberland Home Hardware Building Centre has a new manager in Terry Triskle. Triskle came to Slave Lake from Woodland Home Building Centre in Fairview, AB, where he was the manager. It is also a Home…
Strut

The 7 to 8-year old age group of the Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club performed a dance routine at the Ukrainian night event held at the Smith Community Hall on Jan. 13.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The less said the better, is pretty much head coach Richard Chemago’s comment on the Slave Lake Midget Thunder blowout win over Athabasca on Friday. Teams don’t learn much from easy wins, and may develop bad…
ATCO helps out fire department

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Fire Service received a welcome donation from Slave Lake’s ATCO Electric office of $4,120. ATCO construction clerk Dayna Sinclair says they chose to give to fire services as part of the company’s charity…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The highway maintenance contractor should not be affected by the reported bankruptcy of its parent company, says Alberta Transportation. But just in case… “Alberta Transportation is working on contingency plans…” said department spokesperson John Archer, in…

We hear Linda Beeston is shutting down her fabric shop in Slave Lake. Patchwork Fabrics was in business for many years in two or three locations in town. All the best to her in her future endeavours! * * *…
Spinning around

The 13 to 18-year-old age group of the Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club made the trip down to the Smith Community Hall to perform a dance routine for the Ukrainian Night on Jan. 13.

Dear Editor: Like many Albertans, I am keenly aware of what this province has given to me and to my family. We love Alberta and want the opportunities that we experienced to be available when our grandkids have grandkids. Throughout…
Big turnout for Rod and Gun Club family fun event

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Rod and Gun Club welcomed approximately 200 people to its Family Fun Day and Horn Scoring event. Club president Gordon Iverson says this was an event organized for kids, but anyone could come…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake Waterslide on the beach? Marked ATV and snowmobile trails? Hot air balloon rides? How about $5,000 cash? When it comes to tourism the ideas are endless. Over the past 18 months, the Tri-Council has…