Fire guts Canyon Creek home

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Fire trucks sped their way out of town last Tuesday responding to a call of a fire in Canyon Creek. Deputy Fire Chief Alex Pavcek said they received the call around 11:00 a.m. that a house…

Leard Robertson For the Lakeside Leader Thursday night Men’s League this week featured the top four seeds of the regular season in their first post-season game and facing the winners from last week. Number one seed Sheet Disturbers defeated the…
Checking out the humans

Amela Daw and her daughter Inara Daw cuddle with Joey the cat during the Animal Rescue Committee’s Adoption Day event last Saturday.

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader If you acquire a rental property that includes depreciable assets (i.e. building, furniture, appliances, or equipment) you may be able to claim capital cost allowance (CCA) for the year to reduce your net…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services Alberta Health Services (AHS) knows that wellness matters and in 2018 is having a year-long wellness campaign called, ‘What’s your balance?’ During March, which is also Nutrition Month, the focus is on healthy eating. Dietitians…

The Animal Rescue Committee of Slave Lake is $2,000 better off after a recent donation from the Landon Persson Memorial Fund. Pictured at the new ARC animal shelter on Birch Rd. are several members of ARC and of reps from…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Information technology consultant Steve Eppley made a pitch to M.D. of Lesser Slave River council last week for M.D. participation in something called the Broadband Discovery Project. This is a scheme he’s been advising Big Lakes…

Leard Robertson For the Lakeside Leader With just two games left in the Monday Night Mixed League, only three points separate first place RIBS, second place FOURTH END FREESTYLE, and third place MOR-PORT. At stake is a one game, winner-take-all…
Running the table at the Oilmen’s

The Spartan Controls team from Edmonton won the 2018 edition of the Slave Lake Oilmen’s Bonspiel. Skipped by Brian Blaylock, the team roared through the draw undefeated, beating the Danny Gorham’s Seguin Construction rink in the ‘A’ final by a…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget Thunder hockey team had their hands full for a short while in their March 3 league playoff opener with Athabasca. Expected to dominate, they eventually figured out what was what and won the…
North to Alaska

Ten sledders from Michigan and Ontario passed through Slave Lake last week on their way to Alaska. They are members of the MichCanSka expedition and they are raising funds for diabetes research. Member Don Lipinski told The Leader the group…

Commentary by Mac Olsen I have only sympathy for the people of Venezuela, as many have been forced to flee abroad to find employment to provide food for their families. The country’s petroleum industry is struggling to hold onto its…

File #2018-43516 On Jan. 10 2018, sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., someone stole a black Ford F250 pickup truck from the parking lot of the Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre in Slave Lake. The truck has the…
Roland Michener School band students

Several Roland Michener School band students were sent to participate in the U of A Provincial Honour Band, consisting of 194 students from across the province. They were conducted by Dr. Angela Schroeder from the U of A and Rüdiger…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services Alberta Health Services (AHS) is having a year-long wellness campaign called What’s your balance? Since many waking hours are spent at work- what you eat at work can have a big impact on your health…