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Gospel in the park

Have you ever seen this tent pop up in the Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park and wondered what it was? It belongs to the New Testament Church in Slave Lake. Every year the church celebrates by setting what they call…

Slave Lake Provincial Court September 26, 2018 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Appearing via closed circuit from PRCC was Skylar Bigstone, who pled guilty to assault with a weapon and possession of a controlled substance. On September 10 of this year…
St. Francis students are avid readers

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader With things like TV and video games it is pretty easy for kids to pass on the option to sit down and read a book, but three students from St. Francis Catholic Academy say they prefer…

Tom Henihan Smoky River Express The Canadian Conservative Party house leader, Candice Bergen, recently stated that the party will place special emphasis on defending a ‘strong Canadian identity’ during the fall session of Parliament. Because politics abhors a vacuum but…
WTF?

Support staff at Slave Lake’s two Catholic schools went on strike last Friday, with a big show of signs and flags. School continued, but without the help of secretaries, janitors and aides of various types.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader “Nobody thought I would get it,” says Sheila Willis of Smith, referring to her nomination for the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. However, they were wrong. Willis learned last week she has…

Jingles is a eight week old Lionhead Rabbit. Jingles lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. To view Jingles please call Vanessa Bjornson, Vice-Chair of the Animal Rescue Committee, at 780-849-3225, or email at info@arcofsl.com. If anyone would like to…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services It’s not always easy to maintain a physically active lifestyle. That’s why Alberta Health Services (AHS) What’s Your Balance? wellness initiative is encouraging Albertans to increase their physical activity and find a healthy balance in…

Say a car rolls in the ditch and the owner decides it’s not worth the trouble to get it out of there. What happens? Who takes care of it? Such questions arise when one passes a car resting on its…

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…

Danielle Larivee MLA for Lesser Slave Lake. Four years ago, I was just a regular working mom in Slave Lake.  I never expected to unseat a nine-term MLA, to become a cabinet minister, or lead Alberta’s response to the Fort…

Jeff Burgar South Peace News Mark Zuckerberg, boss of Facebook, connives. He schemes. His entire company is a engine of psychotic destruction, wrecking weak minds. Sitting before an investigation in Washington, he lied through his teeth after admitting Facebook was…
In the rhubarb

We’re not sure what the story was here, but we heard the driver was okay – probably because the tractor stayed upright. It appeared this truck was headed east on Hwy. 2, crossed the westbound lane and went into the…