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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…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Students from E.G. Wahlstrom will be taking to the stage to perform ‘Seussical’ a musical twist on some of the Dr. Seuss classic children’s stories. Andrea Avery a Drama and Grade 4 teacher at E.G. Wahlstrom…

Len Ramsey For the Lakeside Leader Drawn together by teenage hooliganism and their love of music, the founding members of Union Duke first started jamming in high school when they should have been in class. They started playing gigs by…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Toastmasters club is coming back to Slave Lake this month. Community Engagement Coordinator with Community Futures Robin-Lee Vance says the town has not had a Toastmasters club for a long time. Vance says the community had…
Firefighters and pilots get ‘underwater egress’ training

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Forest Area wildland firefighters and pilots from Remote Helicopters in Slave Lake participated in an underwater egress training course on March 22 and 23. There were 11 people from Remote Helicopters and 14 were…
Rotary Club handing out the cash

The Rotary Club of Slave Lake recently donated $4,552 to the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory. Accepting the cheque for the LSLBO are Patti Campsall, Neal Knoot, Donna Arseneau, Wayne Bowles, Aaron Lehman, Michelle MacMillan, Brianna Lorentz and Brandy Walters.…
Rotary to the nursery school

The Rotary Club of Slave Lake presents a donation of $5,000 to the Lakeside Nursery School on March 20. Accepting for the school are Deanna Johnson, Ryder McGlynn and Rebecca McGlynn. Others in the photo include Rotary president Lynne Haas…
Kinettes help out with the kids

The Slave Lake Kinettes handed out three donations recently in the community. One was $2,000 to the Slave Lake Sharks swim club. Presenting for the Kinettes is Jessica Eben on the right, to Cherie Friesen of the Sharks. The Southshore…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce welcomed three new members at its March 26 meeting: Rytrue Ltd. The Western Provincial Hockey Association and GFL Environmental. Outdoor Adventure Show Ali Mouallem chair, of the Outdoor…