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Big help for the curling club

Minister of Children’s Services and MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, Danielle Larivee (centre), presented the Slave Lake Curling Club with $70,882 on Nov. 3rd, 2017. Accepting the cheque were club executive members Carolann Porterfield, left, and Wayne Dastou, who said…
Midget Thunder grind out wins over Wabasca, Hinton

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Anyone who watched the early part of Sunday’s Midget game between the Slave Lake Thunder and Hinton would not have bet money against the visitors. They were bigger, appeared better organized, put up more shots and…

Slave Lake Atom 2 goalie Nathan Boucher faces down a shot in a tournament game Saturday against Loon River. Eight teams took part in the two-day Atom tournament, including two from Slave Lake. The Atom 1 Thunder ended up in…

Slave Lake goalie Mikayla Emes lunges for the puck in a game against Dawson Creek on Friday. Slave Lake won the game 4 – 3.  

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Are ‘fat’ bikes becoming popular? One passed your Lakeside Leader sports reporter on the way to work in a snowstorm the other morning. ‘Ding’, went a bell, and a few seconds later a woman pedaled past…
Midgets win, Bantams lose in weekend hockey action

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The rec centre in Slave Lake was wall-to-wall hockey on the weekend – most of it being a Pee Wee tournament with nine teams on Saturday and Sunday. The two older age group minor hockey teams…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Big Lakes County is supporting a provincial organization that helps protect bodies of water from invasive species. At its Oct. 25 meeting, council approved a recommendation to sponsor $2,000 to the Alberta Invasive Species…
Slave Lake rec hockey league rolling with eight teams

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Rec Hockey League is about a month into its schedule and rolling right along. With eight teams this year, it looks to be providing good fun and useful physical exercise for 100 men…

Zoe Lightening-Fillion (left) and Montana Ross (right) represented Roland Michener Secondary School at cross country running provincials last week. The Leader hears Ross finished 87th in the province and Lightening-Fillion finished 105th.