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Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Get your dancing shoes ready for October 14th because the Slave Lake RCMP is hosting its regimental ball. Jacquie Labrie of Slave Lake Victim Services says the proceeds raised from the evening will be going back…
Colour Rush 5km Powder Run happening this weekend

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Colour Rush 5km Power Run is happening at the Sinclair Ball Diamonds in Slave Lake on Aug. 19th with proceeds going to the Slave Lake Childcare Society. Here’s everything you need to know, according to…
The Lakeside Leader summer garden series

Second edition Look at all that green! The Alberta Health Services’ Community Garden is sprouting up an array of vegetables, including lettuce, beets, carrots, chives, broccoli and even pumpkins. Interested in being featured? Contact Katrina at 780-849-4380.   Sharon Fines’s…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader It’s hard to believe ‘The Great One’ and other celebrities will soon be wining and dining in Slave Lake for the annual Ice Breaker Hockey Game on August 26th, 2017. There are two ticket options, one…
Arts Council busy planning new workshops, events

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Despite having to cancel its annual YOUNG@ART summer camps, the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) has two sets of workshops coming up next month for local kids and youths. “We will be offering bark…
The Lakeside Leader summer garden series

First edition The weather sure has been unpredictable lately and many gardens are reaping the wrath of harsh winds, cold rain and even hail. You wouldn’t know it though at Karen Vanderwell’s yard, her flowers (pictured above) seem to be…
Slave Lake steps up for B.C. wildfire victims

Grilling for B.C. Rotarians Srini Jayaraman, Justine Ricard and Tracey Crain work the grill at the Rotary Club’s fundraiser on July 21 for B.C. fire victims. A second foodie-fundraiser was held the next day for the same cause. Local Rotartians…
Local kids having a blast at Summer Splash

This just in from Jill Shepherd, Town of Slave Lake community program co-ordinator: summer programs are going swell! “Summer Splash is going really well, we do have space left in the remaining weeks but are starting to fill up,” she…
Group paddles down Athabasca to River Rats Festival

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Keepers of the Athabasca hosted the first of its ‘Flowing into Right Relationship’ workshop series earlier this month. We’re told by Keepers’ communications co-ordinator Jule Asterisk that around 50 people participated in the three-day-long trek down…
Quack quack

The winners of the Rotary Club of Slave Lake duck drop contest popped by the Leader last week to get their picture taken. Local Rotarian Harry Bartlett (left) handed out the winnings; Lisa Russell (centre) collected $1,500 on behalf of…

Hannah Joseph, left, donated $417 to the food bank program at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre last week. Accepting for the food bank was Maryann Bingley. Hannah raised the money as part of the I Am Pageantry program she…
2017 Riverboat Daze celebration marked as successful

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Well it’s no secret that the 2017 Slave Lake Riverboat Daze festival was one of the better ones in recent years. Between the children’s carnival, an old-fashioned community block party and bringing back the sand sculpture…

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – SLNFC closed meetings Wed. at 8:00 p.m. 416 6 Ave. N.E. Open meetings Sat. at 8:00 p.m. Closed meetings Tues. and Fri. at 8:00 p.m. at Abundant Life Worship Centre. Last meeting of the month an open…
Magician stuns kids at Library magic show

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Brian Lehr brought his comedic magic act to Slave Lake last week on July 12. Lehr entertained kiddies and their parents with tricks inside the lobby at the Government Centre Building. Lehr’s show is part of…
Shining faces, rosy futures: a glimpse at the RMS grads

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Roland Michener Senior Secondary School dispatched 69 graduates into the post-high school world on June 30. The Leader was there and took some photos, just one of which found a place in the July 4 edition…