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Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Good news on the local theatre scene. Director Dave Symington is sticking with his assertion that ‘Kitchen Witches’ is the funniest play he’s ever been involved with. Even after all those rehearsals? (It opens on Jan. 25…

Submitted Joey Landreth is nothing short of incredible on guitar. He’s a rocker, a song-writer and has a great voice. Called a “hot-to-trot” guitar god by the Toronto Star, his unique blend of electric bluesy rock is not to be…
Slave Lakers rally in support of pipelines

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Nobody who came out to the pro-pipeline convoy of trucks down Main St. in Slave Lake last Sunday could be in much doubt about the importance of oil and gas industry to the community. The parade of…
Christmas Coffee House

St. Peter’s Ecumenical Church of Slave Lake held its Christmas Coffee House on Dec. 16. It featured a variety of performances, including men’s and women’s choir groups, a jazz combo, the handbell choir and individual performances. Attendees made donations to…
Music is a pretty big deal at Koinonia Christian School

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There’s no funding for the music program at Slave Lake’s Koinonia Christian School, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping anybody. At the 11th annual Christmas Coffee House a couple of weeks ago, pretty much every…
LSO Award Ceremony

On Monday, Dec. 3 the Lakeside Outreach School in Slave Lake held a ceremony called the Leaf Ceremony. Each student who completed courses eligible for credits was able to attach a leaf to the school’s credit tree. Pictured are (Back…
Helping Santa

On Nov. 30 Pastors Peggy Yetman and Laurie Walsh of the Slave Lake Wesleyan Church presented Barb Courtorielle of the Native Friendship Centre a cheque for $1,085. The cheque was for Santas Anonymous and the Food Bank. Along with the…