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Soccer begins!

The Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association kicked off its summer season last week. The Leader popped by a few games happening at the Roland Michener Secondary School fields to see some of the action. These fellas were practicing their kicking…

How to improve your chances of landing government jobs is the topic of an information session coming in Slave Lake on May 31. Government contracts, that is. Apparently some contractors are not that familiar with the process and miss opportunities…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A worn-out waterline in the north end of Slave Lake will be replaced this year, but only partly. After the M.D. of Lesser Slave River council turned down a request from the town to fund a…

May 16 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Issues with sump discharge beign addressed Town council heard that action is being taken in cases where residents are draining their sumps over town sidewalks. Apparently this is not the approved method.…

Alexia For the Lakeside Leader Good morning everyone! Welcome back from the May Long weekend! We hope everyone had a great time and got to sharpen their saws! This is Alexia and here is this week’s Kids’ News. This week…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader If you have a sweet tooth and like helping out local grads, than Roland Michener Secondary School’s annual cake auction might be for you. It’s being held on May 25th inside the Roland Michener senior high…

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…

The first step in overcoming an addiction, say the experts, is to admit that you have one. Judging by how many people can’t seem to resist their cell phones while driving, eating supper, working (or whatever), they are addicted and…

Jeff Burgar South Peace News Most people heading for a fill of gasoline head to their usual pump station. We are all resigned to the inevitable fact we are going to be hosed without mercy. Pump prices in Edmonton last…
EPIC bike rally for fun and safety

Team EPIC hosted its annual bike rally last week on May 11. Families gathered with bikes and helmets in tow at E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary School in Slave Lake and were able to pick from two different routes. Kiddies were also…
Junior Heat start season with a couple of losses

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior baseball team got started earlier than expected last weekend. Coach Cody Stasow says he was first told the Heat wouldn’t be playing on the first weekend in the league; then he was asked…
LSLRAC keeping busy with new programs

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader For those wondering what the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) has been up to as of late, look no further; we’ve got the details. To start, a few RAC representatives were recently at the…