‘A great season overall,’ is how Bumpy Churchill, assistant coach with the Slave Lake Pee Wee ‘A’ Thunder describes the 2017/2018 campaign. The team won a zone championship and qualified for the Pee Wee ‘B’ provincials in LaCrete. They went…

The Watoto Children’s Choir, from Uganda in Africa, is performing in Slave Lake on Wednesday, May 9, on its Signs and Wonders tour of Canada. The choir was formed in 1994 of orphans from Kampala and has been going ever…

Kelly Anderson of the Slave Lake Petroleum Association, left, presents a donation of $500 to Jaimie Norberg of Parent Link. The money is to help with renovations at the new Parent Link centre on 3rd Ave. NE

Sage Endlicher from Lakeside Outreach School in Slave Lake practicing for a hand games tournament in Joussard on Friday April 27.

The latest on the water line break near the Slave Lake airport on April 21 is that it was, in fact, a result of construction on a new waterline being installed in the area. According to the Town of Slave…

Students at E.G. Wahlstrom School in Slave Lake got a taste of what awaits them, musically, when they graduate to junior high school. Mrs. Criss and the senior high band performed several numbers at their former school on April 25.

Francesca Giroux, CGA For the Lakeside Leader It is important for owners of small businesses to consider how to make your business more saleable sooner rather than later. The sooner a retirement or succession plan is considered the more choices…

To the Editor: It was so tragic to watch the news on TV on April 7 to hear of the Bronco hockey team and coaches. What a sad blow to us all. My sympathy to the Slave Lake people, the…

To the Editor: If ever we get the chance to decide together our common future, we will not let any of us get a far larger part of the wealth and leave a large group with just enough to survive.…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Will the ice be off Lesser Slave Lake by May 25? Scott Dahlgren is sure hoping so, because that’s the first day of fishing in the new Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament, out of Spruce Point…

To the Editor: Dexter Mcleod, who is my grandson, and myself traveled to Slave Lake to attend the service for Conner Lukan. Dexter played for two years with Conner on the Spruce Grove Saints. He even sat next to him…

Don’t bring a pet to the North Country Fair. If you do, “you will be turned away at the gate,” says the warning on the NCF website. One would think there are worse things than having your doggie with you,…

April 25, 2018 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Peiffer to CEC Following a request by Northern Lakes College for an M.D. representative on the Slave Lake Community Education Committee, council appointed councillor Becky Peiffer. The main role of the CEC is…

Warm weather last week had Sawridge and other creeks in the area running high, fast and cold, and pussy willows bursting out all over the place. And boys, being boys, were taking risks and having fun.