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Mulch is available in various forms. Like other land and garden products, mulch can go a long way toward helping plants thrive. Mulch comprises just about any material that is spread over the surface of soil. Its purpose is primarily…
Scrapbooking in Smith

Debbie Knahs designs her own stencils for scrapbooking, has them made for her by a company in the States, and has started a business in selling them. Knahs is shown displaying her wares at the craft show portion of SHARA’s…

Exact Oilfield Developing kicked in to this year’s Anglers Cup with a donation of $1,000. Pictured are Jenna Kubel and Shaun Kubel of Exact. Herb Gehrling of Heavy Equipment Repair with his company’s $1,000 donation to the Canadian Tire Anglers…

Roland Michener Secondary School’s 2018 grad class held its annual cake auction May 10 inside Roland Michener senior high gym. The graduating class hosts the auction each year to help raise money to cover the costs for the graduation ceremony.…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Patti Campsall, Executive Director of the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation, says there are several activities and events happening in the near future at the Boreal Centre. Campsall says school field trips are starting back up…
Coffee-housing at St. Pete’s

Big surprise Tanner Mouallem and Kadi Engler, seconds after he proposed to her on stage at the St. Peter’s Ecumenical coffee house on April 28. Mouallem popped the question after the couple had performed four songs, taking pretty much everyone…

This year’s community clean-up in Slave Lake will be a bit later than normal. Jill Shepherd at the Town of Slave Lake tells us due to the later-than-usual spring, planners at the town decided to schedule it for the last…

The Watoto Children’s Choir, from Uganda in Africa, is performing in Slave Lake on Wednesday, May 9, on its Signs and Wonders tour of Canada. The choir was formed in 1994 of orphans from Kampala and has been going ever…

During National Volunteer Week, local organizations took the opportunity to recognize and thank their volunteers, at the appreciation banquet held at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre on April 19.   Regional Arts Council – Mary Kupsch, Robin Lee Vance,…

The George Canyon show at the Smith hall on April 14 was a success for the Mirror Landing 4-H Club, says JD Dennis, one of the organizers. Held on the same night as the Stage North show in Slave Lake…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Alliance Church held its fourth annual ‘Escape the Room’ event on April 13 and 14. Carol Baker with the Alliance Church says back in in December of 2014, after participating in an escape…

Students Gryffin Taylor as Horton, Erika Holden as Sour Kangaroo, Mariel Bias as Young Kangaroo and Jayln Murphy as a Jungle Citizen, from E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary school performing in the musical ‘Suessical’. The show took place on Wednesday, April 18…

Citizen of the Year The winner of Slave Lake’s Citizen of the Year for 2017 award is Ellen Criss. That’s her on the left, receiving the award from last year’s winner, Tina Marie Ritter. Criss, a longtime music teacher, band…