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The Slave Lake ATB for the month of May is participating in ‘Teddy for a toonie.’ All the proceeds from any events they host will go towards the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. On Friday, May 18 the bank had…
Culture Cafe at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy

Junior 2 Slave Lake Ukrainian dance club performing a traditional Ukrainian dance. Brooklyn White performing a traditional indigenous dance. Nikosis Isadore performing the fancy dance. Bryn Libano, Kyle Tacal, Zeon Sanje and Darren Tumbado performing a filipino dance involving fancy…
Koinonia students shine during science fair

Riley Makara with the‘Cardboard Robotic Hand’ prototype he created. Liberty Yellowknee having fun with Alka Seltzer. Abigail Brown and Mackenzie Plante with their project ‘What do these sugary drinks do to your teeth?’ during the science fair at Koinonia Christian…
Indigenous games celebration at RMSS

Indigenous support coaches with Roland Michener Secondary School held a celebration on May 16 to honour Traditional Dene and Arctic Winter Games. The celebration kicked off with opening remarks and a prayer from an Indigenous elder, as Dene Drummers performed.…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Summer Employee Pricing is an exclusive employee pricing card for the months of July and August 2018. Marketing Director for Slave Lake Dental Chantelle Trudel says each business enrolled will offer a promotion or…
Spring dance showcase packs ’em in at the Legacy Centre

Dance Creations studio owner Jennifer Hansen makes a few announcements as the ‘Princess Tea Party’ gets ushered out on stage at the eighth annual Dance Creations DC Showcase at the Legacy Centre in Slave Lake. Very much in the picture…
Cakes galore

Roland Michener Secondary School held its annual grad cake auction May 10, raising $14,987.40. The graduating class hosts the auction each year to help raise money to cover the costs for the graduation ceremony. It has been going on for…
Fashion with lunch

The first-ever Mother’s Day fashion show at Vanderwell Heritage Place in Slave Lake was a big success, says its chief organizer. Not quite a sellout (but pretty close), it provided residents and guests with some entertainment, a nice catered lunch…
Emergency Services BBQ

On Friday, May 11, the Town of Slave Lake held an emergency Services barbecue. It was held to celebrate Emergency Preparedness Week. The barbecue was also a celebration of Alberta Wildfire mascot Bertie the Beaver’s 60 birthday. Wildfire fighters Megan…
All Above Me

Calgary-based Christian hard rock band All Above Me played for over 50 community members Sunday, May 5 at the Alliance Church. Secretary for the Alliance Chruch Makala Bell says residents are already asking when the band will return to town.…
Students showcase talents at Smith School Leadership Day

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader On May 4, students, families and friends gathered at the Smith School to celebrate Leadership Day. Principal of the Smith School Brenna Liddell explains that the Smith School is a Leader In me school. One of…
Outdoor Adventure Spring Trade Show 2018

One of the premier events of the year for the Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce is the spring trade show. Re-branded this year with an ‘outdoor adventure’ theme, the trade show took place on May 4 and 5…
Signs & Wonders

The Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda Africa, performing on May 9 in Slave Lake at the Community Christian Centre.
Anglers Cup coming up

The 2018 edition of the Canadian Tire Anglers Cup is a bit over a month away. It goes June 15 and 16 on Lesser Slave Lake. Local businesses are supporting it, including those pictured. Bruce Allarie of the organizing committee…