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Slave Lake RCMP are investigating the theft of over $5,000 of copper from a industrial site near Canyon Creek. “At some point during the night of March 10 or early morning of March 11, 2018, suspects gained entry into the…
Jax N’ Monica’s opens

Jax N’ Monica’s Boutique packed with customers during the grand opening Tuesday March 20. Owner of the new boutique Jax N’ Monica’s Niki Bohme busy ringing customers in during the grand opening on Tuesday March 20.
Distractions looking for a new owner

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Kimberly Hughes and Bonnie Anderson are looking for prospective buyers to take over their store Distractions, located at 110-1104 Main Street Southwest Slave Lake. The two purchased the store seven years ago, but worked in the…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Town of Slave Lake has allocated $35,000 in the Family and Community Support Services budget this year to support local groups or programs that fit into the FCSS criteria. The first round of applications for…

Leader staff On March 17, 2018, a man broke into the Slave Lake Dental Clinic and stole a number of items. Investigators identified the suspect, who had just been released from police custody earlier in the day. Police located the…

Council wants to take another look at off-site advertising Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This wasn’t nearly as interesting as the legendary ‘backyard chicken debate’ of 2016, but the result was exactly the same. One councillor absent, a rare tie vote…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Housing Authority (LSLRHA) is setting out on another affordable housing project. The LSLRHA provides subsidized housing to seniors, moderate-income individuals, and families throughout the Lesser Slave Lake region. Board Chair Julie…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Depending on who you listen to, the provincial budget announced last week is solid and helpful or a disaster. That’s politics and so predictable as to be fairly useless as news, but for now, here’s what…
Down and out

The old forestry warehouse at Main Street and 6th Ave. NE in Slave Lake is no longer standing. Press Secretary Haley Brown with the Alberta Government said the building is zoned C1 and could no longer be used in its…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Town of Slave Lake Peace Officers are holding an online auction. The auction is happening through a Facebook page which was created specifically for the sale, called Town of Slave Lake: Online Auction. Mark Becker, Senior…
Town budget calls for a 1.34 per cent tax increase

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake town council passed what were described as a fairly lean pair of budgets last week – operational and capital. They’ll result in a 1.34 per cent tax increase across the board. Presenting the report,…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Peace River-Westlock Member of Parliament Arnold Viersen paid a visit to town council last week to provide an update on what he’s been working on in Ottawa. Most of what concerns his riding has to do…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. of Lesser Slave River council convened a special meeting last week for a single item of business – that being a decision the gravel-crushing contract for the year. It went to the low bidder, a…

Submitted On March 8, 2018 at approximately 11:00 a.m., the Slave Lake RCMP were alerted to suspicious individuals at a store in the Cornerstone Plaza in Slave Lake. Upon RCMP arrival, two suspect vehicles were identified but tried to drive…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Through the kindness of the community, no belly will go empty thanks to helping hands. Brooke Ghostkeeper, a family service specialist with WJS Canada and Barb Courtorielle with the Native Friendship Centre who have created a…