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The Route 88 Rods and Customs car club donated $600 to the Slave Lake Ukrainian Cultural Society. The money was raised through the club car show and drive-in theatre held earlier this year. This was one of seven cheques handed…
Baskets of Love

Customers and friends of Whitecap Chev Buick GMC contributed many items in support of the Northern Haven Support Society’s emergency women’s shelter last month. They were put together, wrapped up and presented to Tracy Leggett, left, of Northern Haven on…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Media like to tease politicians for not giving a straight answer. Let’s face it, most of the time they don’t. Politicians like to spin issues into something positive, wishing they could be like Rumpelstiltskin, spinning…
SL Ford helps out

If you see SL Ford staff wearing blue jeans on a Friday, it means they’ve had to pay for the privilege. Last month the money collected in the ‘Blue Jeans Fund’ was donated to the Slave Lake Hospital Auxiliary for…

Leo Tanghe of Canyon Creek was recognized for his work as a Cree traditional healer in November by the Senate of Canada. Alberta Senator Betty Unger was the one who made the presentation – by mail in Tanghe’s case, because…

Ed Procyshyn and helpers from the Friendship Centre unload a few hundred pounds of food items for the food bank before Christmas. The food was donated by attendees at the Old Fashioned Community Christmas Concert, held Dec. 17 at St.…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services When you drink alcohol, you may be putting your health and safety at risk. Your risk of harm increases with each drink that you have. And your risk of harm increases with how often you…
Cold enough for ya?

C..c…c.. c.. cold! The region was an ice box last week, and here is how it looked at about 3:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, looking south along Main St. in Slave Lake into the sun, which was just about…

You never know what the folks down at Northern Lakes College are going to get up to next. Turns out last week it was dressing up like nut-crackers! It was actually a contest among the staff of the Slave Lake…

Coming up someday soon in a Lakeside Leader: Carson Lehman recently returned from travels in such exotic locales as Nepal and Viet Nam. He’s agreed to tell us about it. * * * * * Pastor Danny Brown of the…

Joe McWilliams Is there anything more Canadian than running into a moose? Not that it’s anything to take lightly. It obviously can be fatal, to both people and moose. It is one of the risks we accept, living where we…

Danielle Larivee MLA for Lesser Slave Lake From making renewable electricity affordable to protecting Albertans at work, it was a busy few weeks in the Legislature where your government has been focused on making life better. I feel so lucky…

Community Letters Dear Santa, My name is Anthony and I am 4 years old. I am going to my great papas for Christmas this year. Please can I have some silly puddy and a spongebob toy, thank you. I am…