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Aiming for a spring performance Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader “PG-13,” says Slave Lake Musical Theatre Association (SLMTA) President Sean McConnell. “Does that still exist?” McConnell was trying to characterize the stage play the SLMTA is planning for the spring. It’s…
The ‘Tim Teddies’

Tim Hortons was out and about in the community last week, giving away stuffed toys to community support organizations. The ‘Tim Teddies’ were given to the hospital, EMS and Victim Services to be handed out to children in need. Pictured…
At the Timber House

Country music performer Roger West and his band the Bounty Hunters headlined the New Year’s Eve concert at the Timber House on Dec. 31. Many turned up to usher in the new year. Local musician William O’Donnell was the opening…

The big traffic diversion through the Sawridge Plaza Mall parking lot on Dec. 15 was the annual ‘Candy Cane Checkstop,’ put on by various agencies with an interest in safety and the law. Each vehicle was stopped and a person…
Parent Link santa

Talia Mouallem, 2, sits on Santa Claus’ lap during his visit to the Slave Lake Parent-Link Centre on Dec. 15. She brought a craft that has Santa’s likeness with her to show him.

Whitefish Lake First Nation is providing a place for children to play, thanks to a $125,000 Community Facility Enhancement Program grant from the Alberta government. Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee, centre right, and Government of Alberta Indigenous Relations minister…

The Landon Persson Memorial Fund recently donated $1,000 worth of toys to the Santas Anonymous program at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre. Pictured are Breeley and Madison Gramlich and Logan and Parker Persson with the toys. “They thoroughly enjoyed…
Finally!

The Rotary Club’s Grey Cup pool winners’ list is now official. Last week the cheques were handed out, but the only one of the 10 winners to show up for the photo was Jerry Wallsten, right, one of two $500…
Jingle all the way

Eighteen people participated in this year’s Jingle Bell Fun Run on Dec. 3. The 3.2 km run kicked off at the Legacy Centre. The run raised $310 for the North-West United Way Society. The money will go be used toward…
Helping a good cause

Residents of Vanderwell Heritage Place in Slave Lake have been collecting toys and food for the Santas Anonymous and food bank programs at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre. Last Wednesday several of them, along with lodge staff members, posed…

Several residents attended the Farmer’s Market at the Multi Recreation Centre CNRL Fieldhouse in Slave Lake on Dec. 2. There were a lot of different types of goods to browse including the pictured baked goods.
As promised…

The Slave Lake Adult Education Committee (SLAEC) last week presented the proceeds from its Christmas Craft Sale to the people who run Santas Anonymous (SA) and the Slave Lake Food Bank. The donations were evenly split – $2,020 apiece. Making…
Happening in the community

The Abundant Life Worship Centre held their annual Christmas Banquet on Dec. 3 at the church. Those that attended enjoyed a turkey dinner with all the fixings. There was also a program for the evening which included reading The Christmas…
Ready for stringing

If making Christmas ‘swag’ was your thing, there was plenty to work with at the Christmas In the Park event at the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation on Dec. 9. Including this basin of baubles.