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Dennis Stelmack, the founder of a project he calls ‘ControlAltDelete Climate Change,’ made a presentation to students at St. Mary of the Lake School in Slave Lake on May 29, sponsored by SL Ford. Stelmack talked about climate change and…
Pies at a cake auction?

Actually they are cakes, made by Kayla Kashuba for the Roland Michener grad class cake auction fundraiser on May 26. Over $12,000 was raised to help cover graduation expenses. The RMS grad is June 30 this year.
Pie in the face for a good cause

Slave Lake ATB employees set aside their dignity for a bit of fun and fundraising last week for the Stollery Children’s Hospital. People paid money to stick cream pies in the faces of the bank staff members, including this one,…
Dog Walk fundraiser

The Animal Rescue Committee (ARC) of Slave Lake held its annual Dog Walk fundraiser on Sunday, May 28. Despite stiff competition from other events that day, there was a good turnout of people (over 80 by one estimate) and a…
Acting up at school

Superheroes invaded Roland Michener Secondary School’s senior high gym last week. Grade 8 students from Mrs. Ottenbreit’s drama class channeled their inner caped-crusaders and put on a short one-act show titled ‘Superhero Issues.’ The Grade 10 class performed ‘13 Ways…
Skipping for a cause

E.G. Wahlstrom School students got their heartbeats up last week during a Jump Rope for Heart event at the school. The Leader hears the kids fundraised around $11,500, which will be going to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Whitecap Chevrolet Buick GMC wants to let its customers and the community in general know how much it appreciates all the support over the past year. That’s why on Friday, June 2, owner Colin Parada and…
Thanks for everything

Community and church members got together at the Slave Lake Alliance Church on Sunday to send Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit and his family off in style. He takes up a new pastoring post in Nanaimo B.C. in a few weeks. Ottenbreit…
Landon Persson fund donates

The Landon Persson Memorial Fund recently donated $500 to the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre. Accepting for the Friendship Centre is Rachel Leroux. Presenting the cheque are Coralee, Parker and Logan Persson, along with Lacey, Bree and Madi Gramlich.
Rotary Library hosts second ‘storybook walk’

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader In case you’re wondering what those story book pages are doing up in various businesses downtown, it’s because the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library is hosting its second storybook walk. “As we had a…
NLC holds open house

Northern Lakes College held an open house and barbecue last week at its Slave Lake campus. About 150 people showed up, including 24 students from the Slave Lake Koinonia Christian School. College staff and faculty were on hand to answer…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader If you have a sweet tooth and like helping out local grads, than Roland Michener Secondary School’s annual cake auction might be for you. It’s being held on May 25th inside the Roland Michener senior high…
LSLRAC keeping busy with new programs

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader For those wondering what the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) has been up to as of late, look no further; we’ve got the details. To start, a few RAC representatives were recently at the…
More from the 2017 Ukrainian Cultural Society spring show

Advanced dancers Kayla Kashuba (l) and Noah Mitchell (r) open the show with a ‘volyn duet’. Other advanced dancers Tristan Block (left), Calli Mitchell (centre) and Ethan Mitchell (right) performing a traditional trio routine. Alexis Mitchell (centre) along with other…
Community pitches in, cleans up a lot

Leader staff Pitch-In Week in Slave Lake was still going on when this paper was put together, so chief organizer Jill Shepherd of the Town of Slave Lake didn’t have final numbers for us. But she was pretty sure the…