Volunteers from Ontario transforming SL Wesleyan Church

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Big things are happening at the Slave Lake Wesleyan Church in the renovation line, thanks to some charitable work by a couple from Brockville Ontario. “It’s a mission trip,” explains Dona Meyer, who drove all the…

It’s kind of funny the fuss people make about the humble dandelion. But there is no escaping its impact on lawns and playing fields, either. It is a dilemma and as reported in the June 13 Edmonton Sun, city hall…

It’s not exactly news around here what a dedicated group of volunteers can accomplish. One of these is the Animal Rescue Committee of Slave Lake, which for over a decade has been grinding out the fundraisers at the same time…

First things first: congratulations to the Pittsburgh Penguins on their Stanley Cup victory. The Penguins going the distance was good news for a few Rotary Club NHL playoff pool entries, which brings us to the following unofficial list of winners.…
German biker stops in Slave Lake on cross-country tour

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader In an odd turn of events, The Leader was beckoned to the Lesser Slave Lake Visitor Information Centre last week to speak to an interesting individual who popped by for a hot cuppa’ joe, his name…
Kids’ News from Smith School

Alexia and Lucas For the Lakeside Leader Good morning everyone! This is Alexia and Lucas, your Smith School Kids’ News Reporters, and here is the LAST Kids’ News report before summer holidays! Have a wonderful last week of school! This…
ATV rally a big success

Leader staff When it comes to tearing around in the bush on all-terrain vehicles for fun, a good cause and prizes, the Slave Lake Poker Run is getting to be an event of choice. You would just about have to…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has developed a tool for both individuals and business owners (including partners, directors and officers) to access information, and makes changes to returns/information previously filed. My Account for…
Dough for dogs

Sisters Hannah and Hailey Joseph donated $564 to the Slave Lake Dog Park Society last week. They raised the money through the I Am Pageantry pageant. Accepting the donation for the Landon Persson Memorial Dog Park are a group of…
E.G. Wahlstrom hosts annual track and field meet

Kids from EGW lucked out earlier this month with good weather during a track and field meet that was held at Roland Michener Secondary School in Slave Lake. Students had the chance to compete in variety of sports, including tug-a-war…

To the Editor: It’s praiseworthy to unite like-minded conservatives under one political entity. This July both the PC and Wildrose parties will vote to merge into one entity called the United Conservative Party. The proposal, while laudable on its surface,…

To the Editor: How disappointed I was to read in The Leaders Council Notebook that Town Council had voted in favour of restoring the speed limit from 60kms to 80kms between the bridge over Sawridge Creek to Highway 2. I…