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From ex-rocker to country star

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Two years after starting his career as a country singer-songwriter, Dan Davidson had already earned a spot on the Canadian country scene by the end of June 2016 for his single, ‘Found.’ Davidson song ‘Found’ was…
Remembering the fallen

Master Cpl. Drake of the Slave Lake RCA Cadet Corps stands guard while Const. Adam Mackenzie of the RCMP lays a wreath at the Slave Lake cenotaph. The well-attended ceremony took place, as always, at the 11th hour of the…
Kids crowd Boreal Centre for Halloween fun and learning

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Probably the most popular event of the year at the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation is the ‘Boo-real’ Halloween, which this year was held on Saturday the 27th. BCBC Executive Director Patti Campsall tells us about…
Fun and goofiness at Roland Michener

Roland Michener School held an event last week combining a celebration of a successful fundraising campaign for the Terry Fox Run (which was back in September) and some good old Halloween fun. Hulk Hogan (aka Ian Doetzel) gets the hair…
Tie a purple ribbon….

November is family violence awareness month, so Northern Haven Support Society workers Samantha Chaulk and Tracy Leggett are hanging ribbons to raise awareness about it.

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Multi-Rec Centre is one of four new locations added at the end of award-winning country singer Brett Kissel’s We Were That Song tour. The four shows rounding out this year’s 120 stop tour will be Slave…
Cardboard boat races!

Grade 8 students from Roland Michener School went to the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre on Thursday, October 25 to participate in cardboard boat races for their science unit on buoyancy. The boats were quite buoyant…. until they sank! Engy Mekawi…
Swimming with pumpkins?

Caleb and Nathan Douillard ham it up in the second annual ‘Pumpkin Swim’ at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre in Slave Lake on Sunday.
Primerica

On October 18, Primerica Financial Services held its grand opening. The business is located on 3rd Ave Slave Lake (right beside Jack Pine Dental Hygiene). Primerica is a Main Street Company for Main Street North America, their mission is to…
Halloween Ready!

Slave Lake residents on 4th street NE are all geared up and ready for a spooktacular Halloween as they have filled their lawn with decorations.  
Senior artists

On Friday, October 5, paint pouring artist Carol Maitland held a seniors paint class at Vanderwell Heritage Place. Seven seniors attended the class and had a blast learning how to become paint pouring artists themselves.

Leader Staff Saturday, November 3 is the day to see what CTV calls “A Great Night of Stories and Songs” and CFCW Radio calls an “incredible show”. Alberta’s own country legend Duane Steele and his band present a tribute to…
Legacy Centre fun!

On Tuesday, October 16 the Legacy Centre held an open house. The open house was a chance for people to learn about services,groups and events happening in the community. Pictured above are town program coordinator Stacy Bjornsson bowling with Leah…