Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader “Contrary to the title, the head doesn’t touch the knee,” says Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga. “Begin seated on your mat, legs out in front of you. Lengthen your spine and sit on…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Littering might not seem like a huge issue to some, considering the recent terrorist attacks and political problems happening around the world as of late. However, here in a small town such as Slave Lake, I…

As everybody knows, what the law allows and forbids is one thing; what people actually do is another. One glaring example is the distracted driving law. Everybody knows you’re supposed to keep your eyes on the road and your hands…

Canoe trip from Smith to Athabasca Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Keepers of the Athabasca is set to host the first of its ‘Flowing into Right Relationship’ paddling and workshop series from June 29th – July 1st. The canoeing adventure will…
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Things could always be worse. For example, you could live in Red Deer, and have trees blowing over on your car. Something like that happened to somebody connected to somebody at The Leader office. * * * * * Here’s…

Slave Lake Provincial Court June 21, 2017 Judge D.R. Shynkar presiding The matter with Joshaua Ferguson was the first one to be resolved when Ferguson pled guilty to impaired driving. On May 7, 2017 police noticed a vehicle being driven…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader It is important to determine whether an individual working for you is an employee or self-employed (i.e. sub-contractor), as this affects an individual’s entitlement to Employment Insurance (EI). The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)…
Kickstarting a climbing wall

C.J. Schurter vice-principal Brian Hay (centre) accepted $12,500 from Slave Lake Canadian Tire owner John Cryan (left) and wife Nancie (right) last week. The funds came from Canadian Tire’s Kickstart program and will be put towards building a climbing wall…
Playoff pool winners

The Rotary Club of Slave Lake presented prize money to three of the 10 winners in the NHL playoff pool last week. Those were the ones who were able to show up for the photo. Pictured left to right are…
New engineers

It’s not every year you get three Slave Lake students graduating from university with engineering degrees. That happened recently at the University of Alberta, when Aidan Keaveny, Mohammed Khan and Corbin Cooper graduated after four years of hard work at…
Lucky guy

Leander Conrad of Slave Lake recently won a customer appreciation draw at Tim Hortons. The prize is a pair of tickets to an Ed Sheeran concert in Edmonton, along with accommodations for the night at the Downtown Marriott. Presenting Mr.…

June 15, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader A big thank you Harry Barlett came to thank council at its June 15th meeting on behalf of the Widewater Athletic Association. “Our sports weekend on June 9th – 11th was a success with…

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This week’s town council notes come second-hand. The Leader was unable to attend the June 20 meeting, so we followed up with mayor Tyler Warman and got the highlights. Sidewalk repair contract…
Sharks surface in High Level

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Sharks headed up to High Level on June 17th and came back with a five medals, including two gold, two silver and one bronze, not to mention 17 best personal times. The results…
More from National Aboriginal Day celebration in Slave Lake

The Richard Woodman Band performed for attendees at the June 21st National Aboriginal Day celebration inside the multi-rec centre in Slave Lake. From left to right, Shayleen Favell, Brooklyn White, Addision White and Nikosis Isadore perform various Aboriginal dances for…