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Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Improving communication, leading by example, providing inspiration and motivation. These are some of the things Sean McConnell would like to do if successful in a run for a seat on the High Prairie School Division Board…

As promised, here are the results for the 2017 Gilwood Fall open; Thomas Spencer took home first place as men’s champ with a score of 78, Irene Bateman walked away with gold as the women’s champion with a score of…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Pre-season minor hockey is about figuring out which tier you belong in. After the Slave Lake Midget Thunder outshot Athabasca 80 – 11 on Friday, it’s looking like those two teams might not end up playing…
High school golfers win silver

Congratulations to the Roland Michener Secondary School senior high boys’ golf team for snagging silver at the zones competition in Westlock last week. Pictured above are teammates (l. to r.) Ethan Syslak, Owen Pearson, Parker Hay and Carson Chykerda. Head…
The Annual Terry Fox Run

Roland Michener Secondary School students enjoyed the sunshine last week while walking in the annual Terry Fox Run.  
Fall ball

Slave Lake’s Midget Heat baseball team played its second and last set of games in the fall baseball season at Charity Park in Slave Lake on Saturday, against St. Albert. Pictured are the Heat successfully getting the out at first…
Rainbow shirts

C.J. Schurter Elementary School students sit along side employees from Boston Pizza and SL Dental earlier this month. The two companies sponsor the school’s ‘rainbow’ shirts that each kid wears at every school assembly.  

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader It’s not everyday that a former Slave Laker and Roland Michener grad receives recognition at the Canadian Country Music Assoc. Awards. However, The Leader got wind that Kalsey Kulyk received the Canadian Country Music Assocation’s (CCMA)…

Sept. 25 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Summer events marked as successful Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce president Francesca Giroux welcomed attending members back to the first meeting of the fall/winter season. Giroux said the Chamber’s summer events…

Garry Horton for M.D. council Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Garry Horton is one of five candidates for three Ward I seats on M.D. of Lesser Slave River council. Four years ago, he was one of just three, so there wasn’t…

Len Ramsay For the Lakeside Leader Considered one of Canada’s next big acts, Port Cities, the Halifax-based band, will be playing at the Legacy Centre on lucky Friday, October 13th. Three established musicians -Carleton Stone, Dylan Guthro and Breagh MacKinnon…

Julie Brandle for town council Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Looking for a second term on Slave Lake’s town council is Julie Brandle. The first one turned out quite differently than she imagined it would, but that was part of what…

To the Editor: By now most people know that I am not running for re-election this fall. The decision to not run again has been on my mind for some time. Suffice to say I believe I have accomplished most…

Nicole Krikun For the Lakeside Leader It has been a very ‘sparrowey’ week at the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory! Lots of sparrows of many species. Early in the week we experienced a couple days of rain that prevented us…

Former Community Futures boss Chris Robblee seems to have landed on his feet. The Vegreville News Advertiser had a big feature on his arrival in that community as the new economic development and tourism manager for the Town of Vegreville.…

Local man pays big for jerky theft Slave Lake Provincial Court September 27, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Mark Clayton Levy pled guilty to one count of shoplifting under $5,000. Provincial Crown Attorney Jordan Lenett told the court that Levy…