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Jerry is a four-month-old tabby cat. He comes with a neuter certificate and vaccination. Jerry lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter in Slave Lake. To view Jerry please call Vanessa Bjornson, Vice-Chair of the Animal Rescue Committee, at 780-849-3225,…

Arnold Viersen, MPPeace River – Westlock Conservatives know Canadians want to work hard, send their kids to school, build a family and save enough money retire. We believe Canadians shouldn’t be penalized for driving to work and heating their home.…

Jason Clemens, Jake Fuss and Milagros PalaciosTroy Media Canadians likely noticed that their first paycheque of 2019 was slightly smaller than in 2018, even if they got a raise. The decline in after-tax income is because the first of several…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News There is an old comic. It shows the weather office and it’s 5 p.m. One weatherman is leaving in a raincoat with an umbrella, the other is dressed in shorts holding a tennis racket. One of…
Supportive living at Points West Living Slave Lake

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Points West Living Slave Lake (PWL) opened in the fall of 2015. PWL Slave Lake is modern, bright and spacious supportive living facility with an intimate ‘cottage’ layout. Mailyn Fornoles administrator for PWL Slave Lake says PWL…

Kate is a 11-week-old female mixed breed puppy. She comes with a spay and vaccination certificate. Kate lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter in Slave Lake. This brindle girl is playful and loves attention. Kate is going to be…

Francesca Giroux, CPAFor the Lakeside Leader T4s should be filed for the 2018 year and given or mailed to all employees by February 28, 2019. The penalty for failing to file an information return or to distribute to recipients late…
Groundhogs agree winter is over

Winter is over! Well, “over” or “almost over” or something like that. That’s if you believe that furry spokesanimal for Mother Nature, the famous (or notorious) Groundhog. The story is handed down over the years. It’s easy to believe time-honoured…

To the Editor: For too long, the working people of Alberta’s resource towns like Slave Lake haven’t had a real voice in the political decisions directly effecting their lives, and livelihoods – about pipeline projects, new mines, forestry tenures. That’s…

To the Editor: A recent news release by WCWGA (Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association) expressed their extreme pleasure with the latest report from Health Canada about glyphosate. Apparently Health Canada’s scientific reviewers have, once again cleared glyphosate for use in…

Promotional efforts have already started for a golf tournament at Gilwood that is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 13. It’s called the Emes-Lukan Memorial Golf Tournament and the idea is for it to be in honour of Conor…

Submitted RMSS is wrapping up semester one. Here’s what’s happening: Athletics: Sr. Boys Rams Basketball Team The Rams hosted R.F. Staples from Westlock on Monday, January 21st. The visitors had a very tall squad averaging about 3-4 inches of height…

Danielle LariveeMLA for Lesser Slave Lake You may have seen pictures or videos earlier this month of a rocket-like tube rolling down the highway to Fort Saskatchewan. At 820 tonnes and 96 metres long, it was as heavy as eight…

Sylvain CharleboisTroy Media Say goodbye to the four food groups. Almost 12 years after the launch of the previous version, the new Canada’s Food Guide celebrates food by displaying a plate filled with greens, fruits, plant proteins and grains. And…