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Chris Clegg South Peace News I usually do not let the weather get to me. We live in the frozen north, so we have to expect a little cold. The crazy weather the last week had pushed me over the…

If you’re going to show up at the wrong time for a meeting, we’ve found it works much better to be early than late. We’ve had plenty of experience with both – somehow getting mixed up as to the right…

To the Editor: Since the Liberals were elected in 2015, major capital investments in Canada’s resource sector have significantly declined due to regulatory uncertainty. Now the government is proposing the creation of new regulatory burdens, which when combined with a…

Joe McWilliams Oldtimers like to talk about the ‘good old days’ as if everything is getting worse. In some ways it probably is, but one thing is for sure, some types of wildlife are more abundant in the 2000s than…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services Eating disorders are common and take many forms, such as anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating. Experts believe that a number of physical, psychological, cultural, and social factors contribute to the development of an eating disorder.…
Plastic fusion

Work on the raw water line between Wagner and Slave Lake was underway last week, with PVC pipe sections being fused along Sawridge Road. Work on the pumphouse at Wagner continues as well. The line will run from a new…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leade What is an audit? Why are individuals or corporations selected for an audit? An audit is conducted to ensure taxpayer compliance, such as, has the individual/corporation reported all of their income correctly and…

Lee Harding Troy Media The fish in the movie Finding Nemo had made their great escape. After a far-fetched plan and an unlikely set of circumstances, five fish made it out the window and into the ocean. But since they…

The Landon Persson Memorial Fund recently made a $4,000 donation to the Rotary Club of Slave Lake in recognition of that group’s help during the Ice Breaker hockey banquet back in August. “We really appreciate all the help,” said reps…

Workers on a high-voltage transmission tower somewhere not far from Slave Lake. Photo courtesy ATCO Electric. According to company spokesperson Andrea Kuhlmann, tower construction is due to be completed in June of this year. In total, 1,368 of the towers…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Non-refundable tax credits can be claimed on your personal income tax return to reduce your federal tax. However, if the sum of these credits is greater than your federal tax, you will not…

To the Editor: I read Mac Olsen’s commentary regarding the CBC and other things. I may have left an erroneous impression when I mentioned a woman at the CBC giving Andrew Scheer a few bite marks. There are equal opportunity…

Somebody asked us the other day: ‘Is Party With Your Toques On’ happening this year? That’s a good question and we wish we knew the answer. Maybe somebody who does know will read this and tell us so we can…

File #2018-43516 On Jan. 10 2018, sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., someone stole a black Ford F250 pickup truck from the parking lot of the Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre in Slave Lake. The truck has the…