Magician stuns kids at Library magic show

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Brian Lehr brought his comedic magic act to Slave Lake last week on July 12. Lehr entertained kiddies and their parents with tricks inside the lobby at the Government Centre Building. Lehr’s show is part of…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Kellirae Carleton, new co-ordinator of the Healthy, Happy Kids Slave Lake Coalition says she’s trying to make the coalition known in the area. “We provide opportunities for community engagement, collaborative planning and partnerships, knowledge mobilization and…
Discover the North

travel2 Discover the North complete traveler’s books can be picked up at any hotel, gas station, Tourist Imformation Centre, real estate office, convenience stores or the Lakeside Leader office.

July 11, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Cemetery bylaw gets an update The town’s bylaw that governs the operation of the cemetery needed updating, council heard. For one thing, the new cemetery needed to be brought into the bylaw. For…

Mikky Locke Slave Lake, AB Addiction seems to be more and more like an epidemic. It’s an issue that touches almost everyone either directly or indirectly, and yet discussion is often shrouded in mystery and beset by misinformation. I set…
More help for the Stollery

The Slave Lake ATB continues its campaign to support the Stollery Children’s Hospital, this time with the help of the Royal Canadian Legion. That’s Legion President Beth McDonald on the right, presenting a cheque of $558 to ATB reps Maricel…
Massage your kidneys this week

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Despite all the rain we’ve been getting lately, Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga has suggested ‘sunbird pose’ as this week’s yoga stretch. “From hands and knees, bring your awareness to your core by…

Tom Henihan Smoky River Express You know you are in enlightened and progressive company when an item of clothing personifies a group’s political and social views. Few things can articulate profound, social ideology better than a polo shirt or pair…

Who wants to be thinking about October in the middle of July? Not many, but Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman said a week ago that he hopes some people are thinking about it, because the municipal elections are coming up…

Riverboat Daze 2017 is in the rearview mirror, but people are still talking about it. It was a bit of a gamble for the Chamber of Commerce organizers, changing the format the way they did. But oh boy did it…
Long-distance cyclists pass through, have a shower

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Two cyclists from Michigan pulled into Slave Lake recently, just in time to get their picture taken by a roving reporter. Austin Healy and David Bere have been on the road for 13 months, Bere says,…

July 12, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader No thanks on signs As much as the M.D. may agree with the message and intent in a couple of lakeshore sign proposals, it prefers not to take on more work and more…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Things are happening in the world of horses around here and some of the people involved think it deserves more exposure. So after being urged to look into it, The Leader called around last week to…