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Understanding real estate terminology Julie Brandle For the Lakeside Leader When you decide to buy a home, you’ll probably discover a whole new language which is used to describe the property, the financing and legalities of the ins and outs…

Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit Slave Lake Alliance Church In the last two articles, I made the case that church attendance provides both character education and it keeps us aligned with reality. Another bonus of church attendance is relationships. I have listened…

Sarah Cole Alberta Health Services The skin is the body’s largest organ. It covers your entire body and protects it from injury, infection and UV rays from the sun. Skin also helps control your body temperature and gets rid of…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Calling the Lesser Slave Lake area Alberta’s “best-kept secret,” Town of Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman welcomed visitors to the Slave Lake Visitor Information Centre’s grand re-opening on May 17. Warman – who also chairs the…
Tolko gives back

Mike Leach (far left), Karolyn Kendall (left centre) and Tyler Harris (far right) of the Tolko Athabasca Divison provided Northern Haven Support Society with $5,000 last week. Shelly May Ferguson (right centre) accepted the donation. The funds were raised through…

Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit Slave Lake Alliance Church Last week we began exploring some good reasons to go to church, but many find excuses as to why they shouldn’t. The list is ridiculous if we compared it to watching hockey: 1)…

Terri Flemmer Alberta Health Services It’s the time of year where Albertans are taking out their bicycles and enjoying the benefits of cycling. Wearing a bicycle helmet can reduce the risk of brain injury by 85 per cent. Wearing a…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake May means a lot of different things to people. For some it’s spring, others its about Mother’s Day, for some people it is about getting out in the gardens and planting flowers, or for…

We’ve been getting lots of email news from Gilwood Golf Club lately. So have all the members, probably. The latest is about the resumption of the weekly Men’s and Ladies’ Night events for the season. Men on Tuesdays and Ladies…

File #2017 350596 A recreational trailer went up in smoke on a rural property on Southshore Drive in Widewater on March 26. The RCMP consider the fire suspicious and are seeking any information on who might have done it. The…

Slave Lake Provincial Court May 10, 2017 Judge A.C.J Golden presiding Karl Joseph Menier pled guilty to three charges, including one count of failing to comply with an undertaking, one count of mischief involving property and one count of fraudulently…

Francesca Giroux, CGA For the Lakeside Leader An employee can deduct the cost of supplies paid for (or that were paid for the employee and included in the employee’s income) during the year on their personal income tax return if…