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Pictured above is one big cucumber Joe Winkler brought into the Leader office last week. A whole 18 inches to be exact and not too watery to boot! Winkler grew the green-giant himself in a little greenhouse. “I was surprised…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Kellirae Carleton, new co-ordinator of the Healthy, Happy Kids Slave Lake Coalition says she’s trying to make the coalition known in the area. “We provide opportunities for community engagement, collaborative planning and partnerships, knowledge mobilization and…
Discover the North

travel2 Discover the North complete traveler’s books can be picked up at any hotel, gas station, Tourist Imformation Centre, real estate office, convenience stores or the Lakeside Leader office.

Mikky Locke Slave Lake, AB Addiction seems to be more and more like an epidemic. It’s an issue that touches almost everyone either directly or indirectly, and yet discussion is often shrouded in mystery and beset by misinformation. I set…
More help for the Stollery

The Slave Lake ATB continues its campaign to support the Stollery Children’s Hospital, this time with the help of the Royal Canadian Legion. That’s Legion President Beth McDonald on the right, presenting a cheque of $558 to ATB reps Maricel…
Long-distance cyclists pass through, have a shower

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Two cyclists from Michigan pulled into Slave Lake recently, just in time to get their picture taken by a roving reporter. Austin Healy and David Bere have been on the road for 13 months, Bere says,…

“It is important to recognize those who make quiet contributions to our communities and I wanted to use my position as an elected Senator to work with each of Alberta’s communities to find exceptional individuals.” That’s Alberta Senator Doug Black,…

Nicole Krikun For the Lakeside Leader I’m dedicating this article to a couple things you can do to help young birds. Firstly, don’t physically help baby birds… that sounds strange, but bear with me. Young birds leave their nests as…

It’s not every day you get home and find a game of cricket going on in your back yard. Not exactly the back yard, but in the park behind. Srini Jayaraman and a bunch of other cricket lovers were out…