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All about the kids

It took a while for this information to come in, but last week we learned the Slave Lake KidSport run back in late September raised $2,400 for the program. KidSport helps cover the cost of participation in team sports for…
NLC rewards long-service employees

Spotlight Staff Twenty-six long-time and retiring employees at Northern Lakes College were recognized for their many years of dedicated service Oct. 18. NLC established the long service awards to express appreciation and recognition to long-serving faculty and staff members whose…
Bid on a Christmas tree for a good cause

Big Christmas Craft Sale kicks off this Friday evening Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This Friday and Saturday (Nov. 17 and 18) is Slave Lake’s big annual Christmas Craft Sale at the Multi-Rec Centre. Vendors of all sorts of products, crafts…
Santa Claus Parade, etc. happening this Friday!

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This sort of sneaked up on us; the big Moonlight Madness/Santa Claus Parade/Light-Up Slave Lake event is happening this week! It’s the annual kick-off to the Christmas Shopping season organized by the Slave Lake & District…
Out to lunch!

The cast of the Slave Lake Musical Theatre Association play 100 Lunches, which ran half a dozen times at the Legacy Centre in Slave Lake earlier this month. A certain buzz was building around the community by the second weekend…
Remembrance Day ceremony

Members of the local Army Cadet Corps again did an overnight vigil leading up to the Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph in Slave Lake. A large number of citizens turned out in sunny but cool weather to commemorate those…
In the pink at the lodge

Residents and staff at Vanderwell seniors’ lodge did their annual fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month recently. They chipped in $70 for the cause, donned pink and posed for a photo on Oct. 30.  
The Blues and more at Stage North show

Jim Byrnes (l) and Lindsay Mitchell (r) performing at the Legacy Centre in Slave Lake on Nov. 2. Maritimer Charlie A’Court opened up the night with a set of bluesy songs.  
Work experience

Last week was ‘Take Your Kid to Work Day’ in Slave Lake and we have the pictures to prove it – or at least to prove that the Town of Slave Lake and the Regional Fire Service took part in…
Anchors away

Grade 8 science students from Roland Michener were able to test out their buoyancy knowledge last week at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre in Slave Lake. Pictured are the kids racing cardboard boats in the pool.