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Chamber reports a “fairly decent” turnout to the expo

A “fairly decent” turnout, says Kim Hughes, executive-director of the Slave Lake Chamber of Commerce. 1,000 plus people attended the Lake Life Expo, despite lots of other events on in Slave Lake on the Saturday. There were 36 vendors in…
Lyrical choreography: Dance Creations showcase

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Jennifer Hansen of Dance Creations is looking for more wall space. At St. Alberta festival, the dancers won more awards than they did all of last year, Hansen says. Last year’s awards are displayed in two…

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader “I like acting and dancing,” student Jolie Osadchuk says. “(People should come to Aladdin Jr.), because it would be nice to watch a play and get away from work a bit.” Coming up on May 23…
Rob from movies to give to the poor

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Spoiler alert: Friar Tuck is really the sheriff in disguise. Heavily influenced by ‘cult classics’ and Slave Lake inspired humour, Robin Hood-Jedi Knight is about what you’d expect from the title. Upon learning of the existence…
Gardens make life better!

Off and on over the past few years The Leader has done features on gardens in Slave Lake and area. We’re thinking of doing it again in 2019, so if you have something interesting you’d like to share, let us…
All ages Ukrainian club dances a year end show

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader “You don’t have to be Ukrainian,” Karen Babiy, president of the Slave Lake Ukrainian Culture Society says. “We’ll take anybody.” Focused on Ukrainian dance, the society has been in Slave Lake for over 20 years. This…
Comedy show works out well for Northern Haven

High five for a win-win Shelly May Ferguson, Executive Director of the Northern Haven Support Society, high fives Stand Up Guys organizer, promoter (and performer) Moe Mouallem at last week’s cheque handover. The $2,026 was Northern Haven’s part of the…
Sheets of praise, students thank community workers

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader As part of their lent reflections, Kindergarten to Grade 3 students at St. Mary of the Lake School organized a ‘Community Helpers’ event to presented service workers with large bright thank you cards. The presentation was…