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Pet adoption event goes well: lots more needing homes

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Animal Rescue Committee held an adoption event on March 10. This is the second event the committee has held this year, so far. Animal Rescue Committee is a non-for- profit group of volunteers…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) is bringing the Ukraine to Slave Lake at its upcoming ladies craft night on March 23. Attendees will be creating their own Ukrainian Easter eggs, also known as…
Local women speak out against sexual harrassment, assault

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader On Saturday, March 10, staff members from Northern Haven Support Society travelled to Edmonton to participate in the MeToo Rally: Moving Beyond the Hashtag at the Alberta Legislature building. The MeToo Rally: Moving Beyond the Hashtag…
Snowmobile group

Last week’s item about the snowmobile group on its way to Alaska that stopped briefly in Slave Lake was a bit on the incomplete side, so here’s another photo and more info. Pictured in the blue suit is Matthew Monaghan…
Hockey fun for charity

Yes, says Melanie Griffith of the Kodiaks, there was some creative scorekeeping going on on March 3, which helped the game end in a 10-10 tie, making a shoot-out necessary. “The Kodiaks definitely won the shoot-out and Megan Melnyczuk (our…
Students helping kids

The Northern Lakes College Student Union was active last week, making donations to two worthy organizations in Slave Lake. Above, Student Union members Trina Genowish, Kenneth Greyeyes and Wynne Loyie present a $150 cheque to manager Sharon Green and the…
Rotary donates to Mat Program

Slave Lake’s Rotary Club recently responded to a plea for funding from the organizers of the Mat Program homeless shelter with a $5,000 donation. Pictured are Rotary president Lynne Haas and other Rotarians presenting Barb Courtorielle of the Friendship Centre…
Checking out the humans

Amela Daw and her daughter Inara Daw cuddle with Joey the cat during the Animal Rescue Committee’s Adoption Day event last Saturday.

The Animal Rescue Committee of Slave Lake is $2,000 better off after a recent donation from the Landon Persson Memorial Fund. Pictured at the new ARC animal shelter on Birch Rd. are several members of ARC and of reps from…
Roland Michener School band students

Several Roland Michener School band students were sent to participate in the U of A Provincial Honour Band, consisting of 194 students from across the province. They were conducted by Dr. Angela Schroeder from the U of A and Rüdiger…
Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for 2017

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The 2018 Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce business excellence awards gala is in the history books and many businesses and individuals were honoured. In total 11 awards were handed out during the proceedings on…
Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for 2017

Business Awards The entire staff present that evening came up and accepted the award but no speech was given. According to the program, Slave Lake Dental was nominated based on their attention to detail and striving to improve the experience…
Help for 4-H

Slave Lake’s Northern Lights 4-H Club is sending out a big ‘thank you’ to Mac Tools rep Rod Klenk, of Toolbox Solutions. Recently Klenk helped out the club’s small engine program with a donation of hand tools, which according to…
Mamma mia!

The Kinuso School hosted its ninth annual Italian dinner at the School on Feb. 26. Teacher Grant Ferguson says this was a fundraiser for the school’s athletics. Those that attended got treated to spaghetti with meat sauce, lasagna, pizza, garlic…
Celebrating the Olympics, CJ Schurter-style!

Slave Lake area High Prairie School Division trustees Ali Mouallem, left and Joy McGregor pose in front of the ‘Olympic Torch’ in the CJ Schurter School gym. This was during the school’s Feb. 16 Olympic activity day. Curtis Wong takes…