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Getting fancy!

Fancy dancer Nikosis Isadore performs for spectators at the National Aboriginal Day celebration on June 21st in Slave Lake. The event highlighted Métis and Indigenous culture. The Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre hosted its event at the local multi-recreational centre…
ATV rally a big success

Leader staff When it comes to tearing around in the bush on all-terrain vehicles for fun, a good cause and prizes, the Slave Lake Poker Run is getting to be an event of choice. You would just about have to…
Dough for dogs

Sisters Hannah and Hailey Joseph donated $564 to the Slave Lake Dog Park Society last week. They raised the money through the I Am Pageantry pageant. Accepting the donation for the Landon Persson Memorial Dog Park are a group of…
E.G. Wahlstrom hosts annual track and field meet

Kids from EGW lucked out earlier this month with good weather during a track and field meet that was held at Roland Michener Secondary School in Slave Lake. Students had the chance to compete in variety of sports, including tug-a-war…
And the winner’s are…

Captain Ken Carpenter and first mate Tracey Crain snagged the 1st place title in the annual Canadian Tire Anglers Cup competition. The duo brought in an overall weight of 30.4 pounds for the weekend. Carpenter (far left) and Crain (centre)…
Full slate of activities during Seniors Week

E.G. Wahlstrom students jig up a storm at the Strawberry Tea put on for seniors at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre on June 6. The turnout for the Town of Slave Lake Seniors Week pancake breakfast at the Pioneer Drop-in…
Points West Living ‘rodeo’

Kayden Williams of Kinuso attempts to rope Martine Carifelle at the Points West Living ‘rodeo’ during Seniors’ Week in Slave Lake. Kayden, his dad Sandy and his siblings Blake, Grayson and McKenna, along with several of their horses, provided some…
Big hit with the kids

St. Francis of Assisi graduates got to parade in front of future grads last Monday (June 5) at St. Mary of the Lake School in Slave Lake. They got an enthusiastic reception from the kids lining the halls. Nineteen students…

Roland Michener Secondary School hosted its annual coffee house last week on May 7th at the Legacy Centre in town. Band students were able to showcase what they’ve been working on as of late, including songs such as Smoke on…

Earlybird volunteers at Songbird Festival on May 27 had pancakes, sausage and coffee ready for bleary-eyed birders. Thus fortified, visitors to the 22nd annual event went off on tours of the banding lab, went on bird ID walks, built birdhouses,…

MJ Kristoff of the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society leads a Songbird Festival group on a hike called ‘Nature’s Toolkit.’
EGW Drama Club hits the stage

Kristine Dana as Willy Wonka in the E.G. Wahlstrom Drama club production of Willy Wonka Kids, based on the book by Roald Dahl. Oompa Loompas Brooke Evernden and Reese McRee in Willy Wonkas Kids, in the matinee performance on June…
Smith School students show off their leadership

Leader staff Smith School held its annual Leadership Day event on May 27. The Leader was there and took some photos, as well as taking part in a tour of various classroom displays. We’ll let the pictures do the talking…
High achievers at Whitecap

Several of Whitecap Chev Buick GMC’s techs received recognition recently through the GM Tech Guild Program. According to Jill Gongos of Whitecap, “the Guild Awards are General Motors’ Achievement Awards for courses/tests taken throughout the year as part of the…