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Alana Lajoie-O’Malley Troy Media Pricing carbon is about much more than getting people to drive less. It’s also about generating the money we need to accelerate the process of getting our economy off fossil fuels and onto renewables. If a…

The Animal Rescue Committee of Slave Lake was quite busy last week when a shipment of cat houses and kennels came through. This is the latest development at the soon-to-be opened shelter located by the Slave Lake airport right off…
New bridge

Recent high water in Sawridge Creek somehow deposited this squared-off log across and above the creek, just below and above the railway bridge in Slave Lake. Conveniently flat on the upper side, it has been a tempting target for young…
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It looks as though Hellfire Heroes, the Canadian Discovery Channel show based on the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service will be aired in the spring of 2018. Ten episodes of 60 minutes apiece, according to an online article in Real…
Sing it!

Stacy Stiles of Stage North was giving community members quite the show on August 2nd as part of ‘downtown Wednesdays’ at Rennie Hall Plaza. The weekly entertainment is put on by the Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce.  
Three-peat for McDonald’s manager

Kristine Winegarden, the manager of the McDonalds in Slave Lake, is now a three-time winner of McDonalds Canada’s ‘Outstanding Manager of the Year’ award. McDonalds made the announcement last week. Kristine has been with the restaurant in a variety of…
Faster!

Something you don’t see every day is a paddle-boarder towing people on a floatie device. But whatever works! It’s just one of a lot of fun things happening on or around the big lake this summer.  

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Big Lakes County has determined that driving golf carts on roads in county hamlets is illegal. At its July 26 meeting, council accepted the advice of the county lawyer on the matter. “That’s the…

Unfortunately, it has been another slow week at the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory. Not many birds have been seen actively migrating and even fewer have been banded. We partly blame the poor weather again, but even the nicer days…
Locals helping Slave Lake Food Bank

Ali (l) and Moe (r) Mouallem of Alimos Pizza presented Maryann Bigley from the Slave Lake Food Bank with a $400 donation last week. Ali told The Leader that the funds were raised from restaurant sales. Moe and Rima Mouallem…