Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman has been dropping hints for months that all is not well in the management of the new Legacy Centre in Slave Lake. Without ever getting too explicit, he let on that…

Care and control conviction earns man $1,000 fine Slave Lake Provincial Court Jan. 17, 2018 Judge G. W. Paul Presiding Daniel Jack Dietz has been convicted of being in the care and control of a motor vehicle while his ability…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader If you have a rental property you will need supporting documentation for the rental income received during the year and expenses of the rental property, such as, mortgage interest, utilities, property taxes, insurance…
Hotel re-opens under new ownership

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader All the talk around town last week was about the former Northwest Inn/Travelodge. Was it re-opening? When? Just rooms or restaurant too? How about the lounge and banquet room? Answer: the whole works, but not all…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake hotels are bursting at the seams lately, mostly due to a major powerline construction project nearby. “We’re packed,” says Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre manager Colleen Chartrand. “We’re turning people away.” “There aren’t…

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…
Thrilling finish

Slave Lake’s St. Francis of Assisi Falcons senior boys basketball team hosted the Atikameg School Warriors in basketball action on Jan. 17 at St. Francis. It was a close, back and forth game with the Falcons winning in a thrilling…

Nick Carpenter of the Roland Michener Rams Junior High Boys team goes up for a shot against the GP Vanier Vipers in Donnelly on Jan. 17, The Rams won the game 43 – 38. Video of third-quarter action can be…
Ready to rock

Curlers in the after-school Junior Rocks program stand with brooms at the ready, waiting to be turned loose on the ice on Jan. 17.

Jan. 16, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Trailer parks aren’t town property The town’s operations department continues to get calls for help in Westside Village trailer court. CAO Brian Vance informed council that frozen pipes are the reason, and…

Jeff Burgar South Peace News My Christmas holiday season was unofficially over about four weeks ago. Always so many things, so little time! I didn’t get any wood chopped. I didn’t get any of my special projects much further along.…

Everything costs uncomfortable amounts of money these days. Maybe it always did, and maybe it’s no worse than it ever was. But it’s still tough! For businesses, it’s a pretty basic calculation: Revenues must exceed costs, or what’s the point?…

Joe McWillliams Lakeside Leader It turns out in the world of the Alliance Church there’s an important difference between an ‘interim’ and a ‘transitional’ pastor. Dieter Magnus is the latter, and he explains the distinction. An interim pastor is more…