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Moe Mouallem of Alimo’s Pizzeria is bringing a stand-up comedy show to Slave Lake’s Legacy Centre next month. The headliner is Sean Lecomber, with He Fangzou and Mouallem himself on the undercard. The show is called ‘Stand Up Guys’ and…

To the Editor, In 2003 George W Bush invaded Iraq. Every newspaper and TV broadcaster in the U.S. supported that invasion with the exception of Phil Donahue, who was fired for his troubles. The ostensible reason for the invasion was…

In his column in the March 13 High Prairie South Peace News, Editor Chris Clegg tackles the ticklish topic of the decline of rural populations generally, and of the sport of curling in particular. What prompted it was the cancellation…

Chris Clegg South Peace News I am fascinated on how much money we spend on garbage. Think about it. We buy a product, then toss what’s left in the trash bin. If you live in a town or city, you…

To the Editor: Recently, the Chinese government canceled the canola import permit for one of Canada’s largest grain processors, Winnipeg-based Richardson International, citing insect infestation concerns. This cancellation weighs heavily on the minds of the many canola farmers across our…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Don’t be fooled by the most recent phone scam where callers are pretending to be an agent with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and issuing threats such as court charges, asset seizure, deportation…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services Teens can be under a lot of pressure as they deal with hormonal changes, heartbreaks, anxiety about school, relationships, etc. With so much going on in your teen’s life, it is important to watch for…

Assaults dominate court docket: alcohol may have been involved Slave Lake Provincial Court March 13, 2019 Judge G. W. Paul presiding Appearing in court via closed circuit television from Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Centre was Daphney Lindsey Auger, to enter guilty…

Sylvain Charlebois Troy Media The number of households in Canada with just one person has never been higher. And the food industry is taking notice. More than 28 per cent of Canadian households have just one person. That’s almost four…

To the Editor: Grant Lacombe here. We talked a few years back in regards to the Black Knot Fungus in Slave Lake. Home owners and businesses don’t seem to understand that this is very transferable to healthy trees predominantly by…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A landslide in the Peace River valley near Fort St. John last fall wiped out the ‘Old Fort’ road altogether. It led from the modern city down to the original site of Fort St. John –…

To the Editor: Poverty is a lack of choices. A single mother parks her child in front of the TV to work a second shift. A family scraping together rent sends their kids to school hungry. These are not choices.…