Ice Breaker event to feature ex-Oiler great Coffey

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Back in the glory years of the Edmonton Oilers there were so many players putting up huge numbers it made a person’s head spin. One of them was defenceman Paul Coffey. Though he played in the…

‘Benefit of presumption’ at drunk driving trial: guilty as charged Slave Lake Provincial Court June 5, 2019 Judge J. A. Watson presiding Appearing via closed circuit camera from Edmonton Remand Centre, Jayden C. Vanstone pled guilty to shoplifting under $5,000.…

Commentary by Chris Clegg Western Canadians are soft! Really, really soft when it comes to confederation! There! I said it! Now let me state my case! We have had eastern politicians give it to us for decades. For far too…
RMS Spring Showcase band concert has a few surprises

Leader staff The Roland Michener School band program put on its Spring Showcase on June 4, with three different bands performing under the direction of teacher Ellen Criss. Back for a special guest performance was 2018 RMS graduate Jordan Nahamko,…

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader What does Elvis have to do with Kinuso? Each year the Kinosayo Museum does a special exhibit for a few weeks around Museum Days. Museum Days were June 3 and 4. This year the theme was…

Meanwhile….. the debate rages as to whether the above sort of item is good news or bad news. Depending on your point of view, it will be one or the other, or even some of both. A reasonable person today,…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Big Lakes County supports a new communications tower in Kinuso, to expand Internet service in the area. At its April 24 meeting, county council gave permission to an Edmonton firm to install a 45.72-metre-tall…

It’s not every week that firefighters show up at a wildfire and find a dead body. It’s understandable that people want answers to the obvious questions, such as how did it happen and why. The ‘who’ we know. Darren Dawson,…

Leader staff Several days after a body was found at the site of a wildfire near Widewater, police passed on the first bit of information from the investigation. In short, the death of Darren Dawson, 30, was not an accident.…