June 15, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader A big thank you Harry Barlett came to thank council at its June 15th meeting on behalf of the Widewater Athletic Association. “Our sports weekend on June 9th – 11th was a success with…

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This week’s town council notes come second-hand. The Leader was unable to attend the June 20 meeting, so we followed up with mayor Tyler Warman and got the highlights. Sidewalk repair contract…
Sharks surface in High Level

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Sharks headed up to High Level on June 17th and came back with a five medals, including two gold, two silver and one bronze, not to mention 17 best personal times. The results…
More from National Aboriginal Day celebration in Slave Lake

The Richard Woodman Band performed for attendees at the June 21st National Aboriginal Day celebration inside the multi-rec centre in Slave Lake. From left to right, Shayleen Favell, Brooklyn White, Addision White and Nikosis Isadore perform various Aboriginal dances for…
Swing and a miss

Austin Hay of the Slave Lake Midget Heat swings at a pitch in a Southshore Men’s League baseball game on June 21 against the visiting Whitefish Giants. Whitefish was leading the game when the rain came and will get the…

Leader staff Last week the Town of Slave Lake got the jump on municipal election season, launching what it calls its ‘marketing strategy’ for the Oct. 16 vote. “Residents who are thinking about running in the upcoming election are encouraged…
Getting fancy!

Fancy dancer Nikosis Isadore performs for spectators at the National Aboriginal Day celebration on June 21st in Slave Lake. The event highlighted Métis and Indigenous culture. The Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre hosted its event at the local multi-recreational centre…
Pawsitive contribution

Monika Butler has been selling a health product for pets and doing so well at it that she won a donation from the manufacturer. The product is Medi-Paws and #1 from every bottle of it sold across Canada during the…
Mishap on tracks east of town

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Details were sketchy, but something happened on Sunday or early Monday morning (June 12) that damaged the track on the east edge of Slave Lake. Repairs were in full swing when The Leader passed by. According…
ACA hosts annual ‘Kids Can Catch’ fishing day event

Rainy weather conditions didn’t stop local kids from casting their rods into Lesser Slave River last Friday. Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers were also on the scene teaching safe-angling tips and about fish conservation. This fisherwoman was all smiles when…

Leader staff Slave Lake’s summer swim team, the Sharks are having a pretty good season so far. We reported on some of the results from the swim meet the club hosted on June 3. Since then we received further information…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Playing in Edmonton on the June 10 weekend, Slave Lake’s Bantam ‘AA’ Heat baseball team won twice on the Saturday, then missed their Sunday game because it was rained out. Game one was against the tough…