Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week’s yoga stance is called ‘crow pose’ and Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says it isn’t for everyone and to be careful if you have wrist issues. “Please don’t do this pose…

Making an impact in the community Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It helps to have friends in high places. Also – in the case of Pastor Peggy Yetman of Slave Lake’s Wesleyan Church – in places like Fredericton, New Brunswick. Last…
Nice weather for weekend soccer tournament

Footy Last weekend’s soccer tournament in Slave Lake had a fairly good turnout when The Leader popped by to snap some action shots. Keep your eyes peeled in an upcoming edition for the results.
Colour Rush 5km Powder Run happening this weekend

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Colour Rush 5km Power Run is happening at the Sinclair Ball Diamonds in Slave Lake on Aug. 19th with proceeds going to the Slave Lake Childcare Society. Here’s everything you need to know, according to…
Bantams win silver in ‘AA’ provincials

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Bantam ‘AA’ Heat had a good run at the Tier I provincial baseball championships in Strathmore on the August long weekend. They fell one game short of the championship, losing to Provost in the…
Juniors defy odds, bring home provincial gold

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior baseball team is king of the hill provincially, after defying the odds, playing great baseball and winning the Junior provincial championship in Edmonton on the August long weekend. Made up about two thirds…
Politicans talk with Slave Lake FCSS and agencies about services

Local agencies share thoughts Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Honourable Danielle Larivee, Minister of Children’s Services along with Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister of Community and Social Services came to town and chatted with local agencies last week. The Leader had the…
Regional Arts Council looking for board members, volunteers

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) has an opening its in board says secretary Megan McNeil. “Our treasurer recently resigned and we would like to fill the spot,” she says. “It’s a volunteer position…
The Lakeside Leader summer garden series

Third edition Wildflowers Not all flowers need to be grown in a bed; these ones for instance sprouted up along side 6th Ave. SE. Interested in being featured in the next edition? Contact Katrina at 780-849-4380 or via email katrina.owens@dcmail.ca.…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There’s an active Scouting group in Smith, and its Commissioner wouldn’t mind at all if it got a bit of publicity. “We do a lot of stuff,” says Michelle Sholtz. Such as? “In October we have…
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Do ambulances put their sirens on ‘just in case?’ In other words, if there is no traffic to speak of, but the sirens are blaring anyway, is that because policy requires it? Or do those guys just like to cut…