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Fashion with lunch

The first-ever Mother’s Day fashion show at Vanderwell Heritage Place in Slave Lake was a big success, says its chief organizer. Not quite a sellout (but pretty close), it provided residents and guests with some entertainment, a nice catered lunch…
Emergency Services BBQ

On Friday, May 11, the Town of Slave Lake held an emergency Services barbecue. It was held to celebrate Emergency Preparedness Week. The barbecue was also a celebration of Alberta Wildfire mascot Bertie the Beaver’s 60 birthday. Wildfire fighters Megan…
All Above Me

Calgary-based Christian hard rock band All Above Me played for over 50 community members Sunday, May 5 at the Alliance Church. Secretary for the Alliance Chruch Makala Bell says residents are already asking when the band will return to town.…
Students showcase talents at Smith School Leadership Day

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader On May 4, students, families and friends gathered at the Smith School to celebrate Leadership Day. Principal of the Smith School Brenna Liddell explains that the Smith School is a Leader In me school. One of…
Outdoor Adventure Spring Trade Show 2018

One of the premier events of the year for the Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce is the spring trade show. Re-branded this year with an ‘outdoor adventure’ theme, the trade show took place on May 4 and 5…
Signs & Wonders

The Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda Africa, performing on May 9 in Slave Lake at the Community Christian Centre.
Anglers Cup coming up

The 2018 edition of the Canadian Tire Anglers Cup is a bit over a month away. It goes June 15 and 16 on Lesser Slave Lake. Local businesses are supporting it, including those pictured. Bruce Allarie of the organizing committee…

Mulch is available in various forms. Like other land and garden products, mulch can go a long way toward helping plants thrive. Mulch comprises just about any material that is spread over the surface of soil. Its purpose is primarily…
Scrapbooking in Smith

Debbie Knahs designs her own stencils for scrapbooking, has them made for her by a company in the States, and has started a business in selling them. Knahs is shown displaying her wares at the craft show portion of SHARA’s…

Exact Oilfield Developing kicked in to this year’s Anglers Cup with a donation of $1,000. Pictured are Jenna Kubel and Shaun Kubel of Exact. Herb Gehrling of Heavy Equipment Repair with his company’s $1,000 donation to the Canadian Tire Anglers…

Roland Michener Secondary School’s 2018 grad class held its annual cake auction May 10 inside Roland Michener senior high gym. The graduating class hosts the auction each year to help raise money to cover the costs for the graduation ceremony.…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Patti Campsall, Executive Director of the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation, says there are several activities and events happening in the near future at the Boreal Centre. Campsall says school field trips are starting back up…
Coffee-housing at St. Pete’s

Big surprise Tanner Mouallem and Kadi Engler, seconds after he proposed to her on stage at the St. Peter’s Ecumenical coffee house on April 28. Mouallem popped the question after the couple had performed four songs, taking pretty much everyone…