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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…

Leader staff A woman who went for a stroll in a park in Athabasca earlier this month got more than she bargained for when a couple of bears started following her. But in the end no harm was done. According…
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…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader A Kinuso woman will spend another two months in jail after pleading guilty in High Prairie Provincial Court July 24 to fraud, assault, theft and mischief. Forty-year-old Victorine Lenora Twin was sentenced to 90…
The Lakeside Leader summer garden series

Second edition Look at all that green! The Alberta Health Services’ Community Garden is sprouting up an array of vegetables, including lettuce, beets, carrots, chives, broccoli and even pumpkins. Interested in being featured? Contact Katrina at 780-849-4380.   Sharon Fines’s…
The Page

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…

Last seen on May 15th Leader Staff High Prairie RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 16-year-old female. Diane Okemow was last seen in High Prairie on May 15th, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m. Okemow is described…
Actors wanted for upcoming play in Nov.

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader If you’ve always wanted to perform in a live-action play now’s your chance because the Slave Lake Musical Theatre Association is holding auditions this week for ‘100 Lunches, A Gourmet Comedy’ (produced by special arrangement with…
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…
Good year at local campgrounds in spite of rainy weather

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The word going around town is that Slave Lake’s tourism has increased during this summer. The Leader was interested to see if the gossip had some merit to it, so we called local campgrounds and the…