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Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit Slave Lake Alliance Church A recent study by the University of Michigan revealed that after looking at relationships between 2,124 people over the age of 25, those with open relationships were found to have greater levels of…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. of Lesser Slave River council had its annual gab session with the company it engages to do property tax assessment, Accurate Assessment. There were no big surprises. For example, it wasn’t exactly news that the…
LSL Regional Arts Council keeping busy

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) hosted one of its ladies craft nights earlier this month. Ladies were able to create their own traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs also known as ‘pysanka.’ “I think it…

Paige MacPherson CTF Alberta Director To accept the idea of a functional carbon tax that helps end climate change and doesn’t amount to a cash grab, requires one thing that Albertans should be wary of giving: blind faith in government.…

Rebecca Johnson Albert Health Services Most of us know that diet and exercise play an important role in keeping us healthy. Did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of your overall health? With April being…

Doug Firby Troy Media In the many thousands of words that have been written about the collapse of Canadian daily newspapers, there is a parallel good news story that has been untold. There are places in Canada in which newspaper…
Work on balance this week with ‘easy pose’

Camille Gatto in easy pose. Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader “Despite the name, this isn’t an easy or comfortable pose for most adults,” says Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga. “The way we have become accustomed to slouching into…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Each year the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) sends, with your Notice of Assessment, the amount that you are eligible to contribute to your RRSP. This is calculated based on 18 per cent of…
2017 Easter service at St. Peter Celestin  Catholic Church

St. Peter Celestin Catholic Church, like many other churches in town, celebrated Good Friday last weekend. St. Peter Celestin hosted a special service where parishioners went through each station of the cross, said a prayer and sang a hymn. Father…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader A tax free savings account (TFSA) is a great way to set aside money tax-free throughout your lifetime. The initial amount contributed as well as the income earned in the account (i.e. investment…
Kid’s Talk

What kind of bird is your  favourite? Asked of Grade 1 students at St. Mary of the Lake School.   Caleb Elliot “A bluejay. I like them because of the Bluejay baseball team. Not real bluejays but people playing baseball…