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The best in local business in 2018

The Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce held its annual business awards gala on March 9 at the Legacy Centre. Awards were presented in a dozen categories, representing a broad sampling of the types of business operating in the…

Leader staff Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar are playing at the Legacy Centre in Slave Lake on March 21. It’s the latest (and last of the season) show put on by the Stage North Association. Martin – who grew up…
Students introduced to careers in forestry

It’s fair to say that opportunities for jobs and careers in the forestry sector have never been more numerous. And Slave Lake is one of the more active and robust forestry economies in the province. So it’s not surprising to…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) is making some change and updates to their current council. RAC president Megan McNeil says she hopes the new additions will help to interest community members and get…
A powerhouse band and vocals that shake the foundations

Submitted On Thursday March 21, Samantha Martin and her great big band will grace the Legacy Centre stage after an extensive European tour. Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar have been making waves in the last little while. In November 2018…
Trapping Demo Day getting more popular in its sixth year

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Every year the Slave Lake chapter of the Alberta Trappers’ Association (ATA) holds a demonstration event and invites the public. This year’s Trapper Demo Day – as they call it – was held on Feb. 23.…
Frost Fest 2019 was mostly indoors, and it worked

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Town of Slave Lake’s 15th annual Frost Fest was mostly and indoor affair this year. That might see a bit odd for a winter festival, but given how cold it was…. “We had good turnout…