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Hmmmmm. Apple products!

In case you’ve been wondering, the M.D. of Lesser Slave River uses the Mac Mini desktop computer. Wait a minute….is that a bear looking in the window? It is! The bear was snooping around the M.D. office on Friday, June…
Crystal healing comes to Slave Lake farmers market

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader On June 29 the Slave Lake Chamber of Commerce held its first downtown Friday farmers market of the summer at The Brick parking lot. One of the many vendors who participated in the market was Jan…

Charles Lammam, Hugh MacIntyre and Milagros Palacios Troy Media During last year’s election campaign and in his first full budget as premier, John Horgan promised to balance British Columbia’s operating budget. If his NDP government remains committed to this promise,…

The Lesser Slave Lake Forest Education Society’s annual summer camp for kids is happening later this month, from July 24 to 26. It’s for ages 12 – 15 and includes all kinds of fun and educational activities in and about…

Danielle Larivee MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Six out of every 10 children. That’s how many of the children receiving child intervention services are Indigenous. It’s unacceptable. Every child in Alberta deserves to thrive, no matter where they’re born. That’s…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This will sound corny, but there’s something inspiring about a trail through the bush. A trail through open country is just fine. A trail in an urban setting is a lot better than a sidewalk and…
ARC Pet of the Week

Kessel is a two-year- old Rottweiler pitbull cross He is neutered and has all his shots. Kessel lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. Kessel is a sweet boy who walks great on a leash, loves to play, knows sit,…
Around the world in however many days

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader David Birt and Carol Darwin’s home on wheels attracted some notice when it stopped in Slave Lake last month. A purpose-built camper of sorts, it looked ready to head off-road if necessary. Thanks to a tip…

Canadian Tire’s month-long fundraiser for its Jumpstart program was already rolling along pretty well when the barbecue and fun day event was held on June 23. General Manager Richard Kresky says the fundraising – which ran from May 28 –…

Tish is a 1.5 year old female domestic cat. She is spayed and has all her shots. Tish lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. Tish is a sweet girl who loves to play and snuggle. To view Tish please…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services Soccer has been dubbed “the world’s sport” for a reason. A recent survey by FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, found it’s a pastime shared by 265 million players around the globe. That’s about four per…

Richard Froese South Peace News School is out for another year and time to relax and take it easy from the regular busy grind of meetings and other activities. It is time for picnics and fun out at the lakes…

Francesca Giroux, CGA For the Lakeside Leader Several questions have come in recently regarding how tips paid by customers to employees or corporations are treated and they are addressed below. Is the amount that my employee receives for tips as…