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Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services From homemade chicken soup to a hot shower—everyone has their own remedy for a cold or flu. If you get sick this winter, health management nurse Tracy Mullen has seven tried-and-true suggestions to help you…

Submitted The province is making it easier to report poachers by giving Albertans the option to use smartphones or computers to report suspicious hunting or fishing activity. Report a Poacher tips can now be submitted online. Until now, the only…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Your ink-stained editor was sitting in the office the other day wondering how in the world to fill this space. It’s not far from that state of mind, these days, to falling asleep sitting up, but…

It’s worth asking questions, now and then, about why we do things the way we do. And what they might mean, and should mean. Not to mention how they appear to people on the outside looking in. For example, what…

But M.D. reeve not a big fan Chris Clegg (with Joe McWilliams) For the Lakeside Leader The electoral boundary review released on Oct. 19 by the Alberta government went over pretty well with some political leaders in the area. Big…

While we’re at it, we might as well mention again the big gap in the Lakeside Leader archive. We have no (almost no) papers from late 1975 through 1986. We did have them once, thanks to a donation from Henry…
Slave Lake rec hockey league rolling with eight teams

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Rec Hockey League is about a month into its schedule and rolling right along. With eight teams this year, it looks to be providing good fun and useful physical exercise for 100 men…

Judge pushes back sentencing for robber until new year Slave Lake Provincial court November 1, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Dwayne S. Beauregard appeared via closed circuit television from Edmonton Remand Centre (ERC) for his 12th appearance for a possession…

If you guessed that 6th St./11th Ave. SE in Slave Lake was shut down last week due to a waterline break, you were correct.  

Submitted by The War Amps Ryley McMillan, 9, and Myles Newton, 5, of Stratford spotted each other for the first time through a fence that separated their neighbouring school and daycare. Noticing that they both share something special, they would…

Submitted Red Earth Creek RCMP have charged a 36-year-old man in a hit and run death that happened on Oct. 29, after a short investigation. The incident happened at approximately 12:50 a.m. near Peerless Lake on Hwy. 686. The victim,…

‘Deeply disappointed’ and ‘wholly unjustified’ Submitted The United States Department of Commerce announced final duties last week in the softwood lumber case. Duties of 20.83 per cent to 23.76 per cent will apply to Alberta lumber products that are shipped…

Oct. 31, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Seniors companion program looking for volunteers The Town of Slave Lake ‘Buddies for Seniors’ program is up and running, says Slave Lake FCSS co-ordinator Haylie Millard. The gist of the program is that…