All Stories

Tolko gives back

Mike Leach (far left), Karolyn Kendall (left centre) and Tyler Harris (far right) of the Tolko Athabasca Divison provided Northern Haven Support Society with $5,000 last week. Shelly May Ferguson (right centre) accepted the donation. The funds were raised through…

Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit Slave Lake Alliance Church Last week we began exploring some good reasons to go to church, but many find excuses as to why they shouldn’t. The list is ridiculous if we compared it to watching hockey: 1)…

Terri Flemmer Alberta Health Services It’s the time of year where Albertans are taking out their bicycles and enjoying the benefits of cycling. Wearing a bicycle helmet can reduce the risk of brain injury by 85 per cent. Wearing a…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake May means a lot of different things to people. For some it’s spring, others its about Mother’s Day, for some people it is about getting out in the gardens and planting flowers, or for…

We’ve been getting lots of email news from Gilwood Golf Club lately. So have all the members, probably. The latest is about the resumption of the weekly Men’s and Ladies’ Night events for the season. Men on Tuesdays and Ladies…

File #2017 350596 A recreational trailer went up in smoke on a rural property on Southshore Drive in Widewater on March 26. The RCMP consider the fire suspicious and are seeking any information on who might have done it. The…

Slave Lake Provincial Court May 10, 2017 Judge A.C.J Golden presiding Karl Joseph Menier pled guilty to three charges, including one count of failing to comply with an undertaking, one count of mischief involving property and one count of fraudulently…

Francesca Giroux, CGA For the Lakeside Leader An employee can deduct the cost of supplies paid for (or that were paid for the employee and included in the employee’s income) during the year on their personal income tax return if…

Leader staff This just in – news from the ‘round table’ at the Apr. 20 Slave Lake Business Support Network meeting. Our reporter had to leave early and missed it, but thanks to the folks at Community Futures we have…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader For small business owners nearing retirement it is important to consider how to make your business more saleable sooner rather than later. The sooner a retirement or succession plan is considered the more…

Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit Slave Lake Alliance Church In a Gallup poll, 73 percent of Americans say moral values are worsening while only 14 percent say they are improving. I suspect many Canadians would feel the same. Gone are the days…