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The winners of the Rotary Club of Slave Lake duck drop contest popped by the Leader last week to get their picture taken. Local Rotarian Harry Bartlett (left) handed out the winnings; Lisa Russell (centre) collected $1,500 on behalf of…

Hannah Joseph, left, donated $417 to the food bank program at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre last week. Accepting for the food bank was Maryann Bingley. Hannah raised the money as part of the I Am Pageantry program she…
2017 Riverboat Daze celebration marked as successful

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Well it’s no secret that the 2017 Slave Lake Riverboat Daze festival was one of the better ones in recent years. Between the children’s carnival, an old-fashioned community block party and bringing back the sand sculpture…

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – SLNFC closed meetings Wed. at 8:00 p.m. 416 6 Ave. N.E. Open meetings Sat. at 8:00 p.m. Closed meetings Tues. and Fri. at 8:00 p.m. at Abundant Life Worship Centre. Last meeting of the month an open…
Magician stuns kids at Library magic show

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Brian Lehr brought his comedic magic act to Slave Lake last week on July 12. Lehr entertained kiddies and their parents with tricks inside the lobby at the Government Centre Building. Lehr’s show is part of…
Shining faces, rosy futures: a glimpse at the RMS grads

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Roland Michener Senior Secondary School dispatched 69 graduates into the post-high school world on June 30. The Leader was there and took some photos, just one of which found a place in the July 4 edition…
Kinuso Canada Day – Rodeo Parade Winners

Here are your Canada Day rodeo parade winners from Kinuso, courtesy of Chris Clegg at the High Prairie South Peace News Horses – Youth 1. True Grit [Smith]. 2. Riley Brown. Horses – Adult 1. Ed Bowers – Peavine Inn…
‘Great Trail’ celebration on the river on August 26

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A ‘floating parade’ event is being planned to celebrate Canada’s ‘Great Trail’ (the new name for the Trans Canada Trail) on Aug. 26. The town, M.D. and local trail development group are teaming up to put…
Public Library putting on ‘summer story walk’ until August

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader If you’re wondering why various businesses have storybook pages in their windows, it’s because they’re taking part in the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library’s summer programming. “Our community story walk is a fun activity…
Back to the beach

The Pat Potvin team, showing no rust after a few years off, made a good impression on the beach on July 8 in the Riverboat Daze sandsculpture competition.
Riverboat Daze 2017-2

Grateful Heart – raising the bar when it comes to balloon art.   These girls were…. representing the Girl Guides as far as we could tell.   Burgers for a good cause – the folks from Royal LePage at ‘Rock…
Riverboat Daze 2017-1

Epic turnout Some estimates had the size of the crowd in downtown Slave Lake on Friday evening as high as 2,000 for the Riverboat Daze parade and the Rock the Block street party that followed. Congratulations are in order for…