Film crew riding along on fire calls

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Something you don’t see every day is a highway crash scene where half the firefighters are filming the other half doing the work. Or a house fire – such as the one on 8th St. NE…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Who says small rural and northern communities are not supported by provincial and federal governments? Residents in the High Prairie region have great reason to celebrate, not one, but two big-news stories. After waiting…

Notwithstanding a bit of recent good news on the litter front, the volume of trash around Slave Lake can seem overwhelming. You definitely wouldn’t want to invite anybody to town right now – not if you care about their opinion.…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Farmers are concerned the agricultural industry will be hurt by restrictions imposed by the new U.S. administration and other rising costs from government. “As always, trade plays a large part in agriculture’s success,” says…

To the Editor: When Premier Notley and Environment Minister Shannon Phillips claim climate science is settled, in effect, they’re justifying just about any government action, expense, or tax policy that they say will slay the climate dragon. As we all…

Slave Lake Provincial Court April 12, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Fabian F. Skani was sentenced to nine more months in Edmonton Remand Centre (ERC) after pleading guilty to one count of assault causing bodily harm. According to Provincial Crown…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. of Lesser Slave River council had its annual gab session with the company it engages to do property tax assessment, Accurate Assessment. There were no big surprises. For example, it wasn’t exactly news that the…

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – SLNFC closed meetings Wed. at 8:00 p.m. 416 6 Ave. N.E. St. Peter’s Ecumenical Church Open meetings Sat. at 8:00 p.m. 508 7 St. S.E. Closed meetings Tues. 8:00 p.m. and Fri. at 8:00 p.m. at Abundant…
Puppet show

C.J. Schurter students had the chance to learn interesting facts and historical tidbits last week during a puppet show. Wendy Passmore-Godfrey, artistic and founding director of WP Puppet Theatre in Calgary came to town to put on ‘Pig in a…