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EPIC bike rally for fun and safety

Team EPIC hosted its annual bike rally last week on May 11. Families gathered with bikes and helmets in tow at E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary School in Slave Lake and were able to pick from two different routes. Kiddies were also…
Junior Heat start season with a couple of losses

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior baseball team got started earlier than expected last weekend. Coach Cody Stasow says he was first told the Heat wouldn’t be playing on the first weekend in the league; then he was asked…

Leader staff Slave Lake’s Bantam Heat baseball team started its season with a three-game set in Edmonton and won all three. This is largely the same team that hosted the provincial tournament last year after a stellar season. It seems…
Spring training

Word from the baseball people is Slave Lake will have a junior ball program this year, along with the usual Midget, Bantam and younger age groups. Chances are the Southshore Men’s League will be back in business again, although we’ve…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake teams took three out of the four top spots in the regional floor curling tournament held in Slave Lake on April 29. The Stan Conrad rink (with Alma Conrad, Trudy Stephens and Delores Scarfe)…
Opening day

Gilwood Golf Club offcially opened for business on May 5, and Steven Leishman (not to be confused with pro golfer Marc Leishman) was one of the first on the course.

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says start seated with your left hip and shoulder, lie down onto your right side and use your feet to walk up the wall. “This helps you lie…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It might seem the Canadian Tire Anglers Cup walleye tournament is a sure thing, year after year, but that’s not exactly the case. It needs provincial approval each year, without which it doesn’t go ahead. But…
What the kids are up to

Minor baseball workouts continued last week at the MRC field house in Slave Lake. Pictured above is a young group playing a type of baseball using a soccer ball. Practices will probably (knock on wood) move outside this week. The…
Waiting for the show to begin

The Slave Lake Indicas synchronized swimming club put on its spring show on Sunday, April 30 at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre, in front of an appreciative crowd.