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Don’t bring a pet to the North Country Fair. If you do, “you will be turned away at the gate,” says the warning on the NCF website. One would think there are worse things than having your doggie with you,…

April 25, 2018 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Peiffer to CEC Following a request by Northern Lakes College for an M.D. representative on the Slave Lake Community Education Committee, council appointed councillor Becky Peiffer. The main role of the CEC is…

Warm weather last week had Sawridge and other creeks in the area running high, fast and cold, and pussy willows bursting out all over the place. And boys, being boys, were taking risks and having fun.

Callie Hermanson Lakside leader Due to warm temperatures, wildfire danger has climbed to high in areas with dead, dry grass from Slave Lake to High Prairie and moderate for areas north of Lesser Slave Lake. Leah Lovequist, the Wildfire Information…

A beaver enjoys the sunshine and a twig by Sawridge Creek on April 25.

Nicole Krikun For the Lakeside Leader After the last couple years of balmy Aprils, spring seemed slow to arrive in Slave Lake this year, but arrive it has. The weather has springed up during this past week! Clear skies, calm…

Wayne Dastou of the Slave Lake Petroleum Association makes a $300 donation to the South Shore Children’s Association to help pay for books.   The Slave Lake Petroleum Association (SLPA) pulled out its chequebook recently week and made several donations…

Walk down Whyte Avenue in the Old Strathcona on a pleasant spring day and you can see why automobiles and pedestrians don’t mix. It was a bad idea to begin with. At the best of times it is just dangerous,…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Damian Hill of Slave Lake will suit up for Team Brick Alberta at the huge Brick Invitational tournament for Atom aged players at West Edmonton Mall in the first week of July. He was one of…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Alberta Premier Rachel Notley spent a couple of days in the area last week. Her visit included a fundraiser for the NDP constituency association (press not invited), a ribbon cutting for a provincially-funded daycare program and…

Vanderwell Heritage Place seniors dress in jerseys and green attire in support of the Humboldt Broncos after the terrible accident on April 6.

Jason Anderson of the Slave Lake Petroleum Association presents a $500 cheque to Brenna Emes, representing the Safe Grad Committee.

Pictured is a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 88 and Caribou Trail On April 24 in Slave Lake. One vehicle ended up on its side. No one was seriously injured in the accident. Traffic was backed up for…

During National Volunteer Week, local organizations took the opportunity to recognize and thank their volunteers, at the appreciation banquet held at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre on April 19.   Regional Arts Council – Mary Kupsch, Robin Lee Vance,…