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If you thought this one was fun….

Kids sure do like the Lakeside Leader’s colouring pages. We got good response from the Halloween one, with candy-prizes for participation. The next colouring page is in the Nov. 22 Leader for a chance to win a home-made Christmas stocking!…

Danielle Larivee MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Like many of you, I’ll be spending this week thinking about the sacrifices of our veterans, and the men and women who continue to serve our country. We owe much of the freedom…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services From homemade chicken soup to a hot shower—everyone has their own remedy for a cold or flu. If you get sick this winter, health management nurse Tracy Mullen has seven tried-and-true suggestions to help you…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Your ink-stained editor was sitting in the office the other day wondering how in the world to fill this space. It’s not far from that state of mind, these days, to falling asleep sitting up, but…

While we’re at it, we might as well mention again the big gap in the Lakeside Leader archive. We have no (almost no) papers from late 1975 through 1986. We did have them once, thanks to a donation from Henry…

If you guessed that 6th St./11th Ave. SE in Slave Lake was shut down last week due to a waterline break, you were correct.  

Submitted by The War Amps Ryley McMillan, 9, and Myles Newton, 5, of Stratford spotted each other for the first time through a fence that separated their neighbouring school and daycare. Noticing that they both share something special, they would…

Oct. 31, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Seniors companion program looking for volunteers The Town of Slave Lake ‘Buddies for Seniors’ program is up and running, says Slave Lake FCSS co-ordinator Haylie Millard. The gist of the program is that…
Vera McConaghy of Smith Alberta turns 100 this month

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The world was a very different place when Vera Duval was born. For one thing, ‘Slave Lake’ wouldn’t exist for another three or four years, and wouldn’t move to its current site for another 18 years.…
Scary!

SL Ford’s ‘We Scare Hunger’ program was working so well, any report on the total pounds of food collected for the Slave Lake food bank is going to be obsolete by the time it is reported – but here’s what…
S.L.I.P.-ing into the season

Winter arrived with a bang last week, and while most of us were complaining about it, Leonard LeBlanc of the Slave Lake Ice Patrol (S.L.I.P.) was out preparing outdoor ice surfaces for another great season of skating. Pictured is Len…
A bit of a mystery

Does this couple look familiar? If so, Cheryl Sheldon would like to hear from you. Cheryl says the photo was in her mother’s belongings and she’d like to pass it on to family members of the pictured couple. If you…

Oct. 23, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Small businesses matter Danielle Larivee, Minister of Children’s Services and MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, attended the Oct. 23rd Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce meeting to discuss the importance of small…