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Library displays photographic art

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Have you ever heard of macro photography? It’s where a photographer takes extremely close-up pictures of itty bitty creatures and organisms. If that sounds intriguing, you’re in luck because the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public…
Bantam ‘A’ Thunder having a good season

  Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader   Slave Lake’s most successful hockey team this season is the Bantam ‘A’ Thunder. An ‘A’ team in league play, but ‘B’ in provincial competition. They play this weekend in the Bantam ‘B’ Provincial Championships…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Progress at Pincherry The proposed re-zoning of a lot in southwest Slave Lake drew a response from the property owners and some of their neighbours. Council heard all about it at public hearing on March 7.…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Pedestrian safety and school zones were hot topics at the March 6 traffic safety meeting. Staff Sgt. Chris Murphy said the Slave Lake RCMP is planning to focus more on those two areas in 2017. “That…

Leader staff Armed with bear spray, two people made off with stolen items from a store in Slave Lake on Mar. 1. Two days later, RCMP said in a news release they had found the suspect vehicle, “and the investigation…
St. Francis students host community carnival

  Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Families gathered at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy on March 4, 2017 to have some fun at the school’s fifth annual community quarter carnival. “We started this event for two reasons: to have an…
ATCO pitches in to help relocate live fire training centre

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader ATCO Electric donated $5,000 to the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service last week. According to an ATCO media release, “The donation will be used to help relocate the Slave Lake live fire training centre from its…

Update: Bigstone terminated the blockade on Wednesday, Mar. 15   Leader staff The Bigstone Cree Nation is taking action against certain large industrial operators in the Wabasca area. Last week on its website, BCN said it would be putting up…