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Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader There’s a new Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) co-ordinator at the Town of Slave Lake. Her name is Haylie Millard and she started last month. “Before moving to the FCSS role I was the program…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There hasn’t exactly been a stampede of travellers at the Slave Lake Visitor Information Centre (VIC) yet this year. But according to VIC manager Darcie Acton, there’s been enough for her to identify themes, based on…

You would think that after the community coming together earlier this month to clean up the town, people would take it upon themselves not to litter. Unfortunately, it seems like this isn’t the case and instead of tossing garbage on…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This week’s Leader seems to consist largely of news about things that haven’t happened yet, and here’s another one. This Saturday, folks involved in or interested in early childhood learning will gather in Slave Lake for…

On behalf of the Tolko Athabasca Division, Mike Leach (back row far left), Tyler Harris (back row left) and Karolyn Kendall (back row centre) provided the Slave Lake Boys and Girls Club with $5,000 on May 11, 2016. The donation…

The annual Songbird Festival is coming up pretty soon. This is the celebration of songbird migration and banding that takes place at the Boreal Centre in Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park. It’s been going on since the mid-1990s and always…

Leader staff High Prairie RCMP are asking for help in locating a missing 16-year-old girl from that community. Diane Okemow was last seen on May 15, 2017, at approximately 1:30 p.m. Okemow is described as an Aboriginal person, five feet,…

Car found in Slave Lake Leader staff Swan Hills RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a 55-year old man who has been missing since May 2016. Donald (Donny) Sayers, age 55, of Warman Saskatchewan, was last seen…