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Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Each year the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) sends, with your Notice of Assessment, the amount that you are eligible to contribute to your RRSP. This is calculated based on 18 per cent of…
Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman took time off politics last week and put his knowledge to the test in the E.G. Wahlstrom ‘Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?’ competition. Warman made it through the first couple rounds but eventually…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader If you haven’t seen the news on the E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary Facebook page, the school is trying to get community members to vote on their new sign. “We really want to promote awareness of our new…
Boom!

Ball hockey for kids kicked off last week in Slave Lake, running Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

New Northern Lakes College IT guy brings a world of experience to the job Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader If you’ve been looking for an answer to the trivia question, ‘Who in Slave Lake was born in India, grew up in…
Loosening up

Spring training started for minor baseball in Slave Lake earlier this month and the numbers are looking pretty good. Kevin Campbell of that organization says SLMB is hoping to field provincial travel teams in five divisions, which hasn’t happened in…
2017 Easter service at St. Peter Celestin  Catholic Church

St. Peter Celestin Catholic Church, like many other churches in town, celebrated Good Friday last weekend. St. Peter Celestin hosted a special service where parishioners went through each station of the cross, said a prayer and sang a hymn. Father…
Curling in Kinuso – rocking on in 2016-2017

Submitted by Roberta Hunt It was great to have curling back in our community after taking a year off. With a few phone calls and dedicated players, we had 14 regular teams curl this year. It was a mixture of…
Town council debates access to ball fields

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There’s a bit of a dilemma shaping up at Sinclair Fields in Slave Lake. On one hand you’ve got the notion of unfettered access to public baseball fields; on the other hand you’ve got the minor…

April 12, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Speed signs in Flatbush It’s been so long since there were young children in Flatbush, said councillor Robert Esau, that people are used to not slowing down much when they drive through.…

April 11, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Missed amounts on bills The recent town utility bills were higher than usual. Two reasons, Town CAO Brian Vance explained to council. The billing period was longer (by six days) is one;…

‘Holding the line,’ but for how long? Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader After humming along on a preliminary budget for more than three months, M.D. council made the 2017 budget official. The capital portion calls for $8.7 million in projects for…