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…
LSL Regional Arts Council keeping busy

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) hosted one of its ladies craft nights earlier this month. Ladies were able to create their own traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs also known as ‘pysanka.’ “I think it…

Paige MacPherson CTF Alberta Director To accept the idea of a functional carbon tax that helps end climate change and doesn’t amount to a cash grab, requires one thing that Albertans should be wary of giving: blind faith in government.…
Pysanka!

The Regional Arts Council (RAC) hosted a ladies craft night on April 13th and attendees created their own traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs such as the ones pictured above. 

Rebecca Johnson Albert Health Services Most of us know that diet and exercise play an important role in keeping us healthy. Did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of your overall health? With April being…

Doug Firby Troy Media In the many thousands of words that have been written about the collapse of Canadian daily newspapers, there is a parallel good news story that has been untold. There are places in Canada in which newspaper…
Work on balance this week with ‘easy pose’

Camille Gatto in easy pose. Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader “Despite the name, this isn’t an easy or comfortable pose for most adults,” says Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga. “The way we have become accustomed to slouching into…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Each year the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) sends, with your Notice of Assessment, the amount that you are eligible to contribute to your RRSP. This is calculated based on 18 per cent of…
Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman took time off politics last week and put his knowledge to the test in the E.G. Wahlstrom ‘Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?’ competition. Warman made it through the first couple rounds but eventually…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader If you haven’t seen the news on the E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary Facebook page, the school is trying to get community members to vote on their new sign. “We really want to promote awareness of our new…
Boom!

Ball hockey for kids kicked off last week in Slave Lake, running Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

New Northern Lakes College IT guy brings a world of experience to the job Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader If you’ve been looking for an answer to the trivia question, ‘Who in Slave Lake was born in India, grew up in…