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Slave Lake Bantam “A” team against Sexsmith   Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Bantam ‘A’ Team got into a bit of trouble on Sunday. One solid game away from advancing to the provincials, they fell behind and looked to…
Chamber business awards bash a night to remember

Stefan Plouffe of Slave Lake Chrysler, the award sponsor, Chamber president Brittany Giesbrecht and Rose and Bruce Whitney of Water Pure & Simple, the Business of the Year.   Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It’s fair to say a good time…

Picture-collecting campaign Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Christopher Brown, Town of Slave Lake communications co-ordinator, popped by The Leader last week and updated us on a few things the Town is planning to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. To start, Brown says,…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader All sorts of services Council got the latest version of what Community Futures is and does, right from the horse’s mouth – that being its executive director, Christopher Robblee. Mostly he focused on services CF provides…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Folks from Stollery Children’s Hospital were in town earlier this month and hosted a day-long event. “We reached out to Treaty 8 communities to see how they think we can provide better services to Indigenous children,”…

Two-year contract extension Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader By a 3 – 1 vote, Slave Lake town council approved two-year contract extension with Global Traffic Group last week. Global is the company that operates photo laser enforcement for speeding and stop…
Gretzky (Wayne) confirmed for Ice Breaker in August

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Ice Breaker hockey game and banquet keeps going from strength to strength, but it’s going to be hard for organizer Shawn Gramlich to top his most recent accomplishment. Gramlich confirmed the rumours last week,…
Frost Fest in Slave Lake

Frost Fest wasn’t very frosty this year – more like a ‘slush fest,’ but that didn’t stop people from having a lot of fun at the various events. See next week’s Leader for more coverage. These kiddies were all bundled…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. of Lesser Slave River council agreed last week to an unprecedented $20,000 allocation of M.D. FCSS funds to a single applicant – that being Smith School. The decision followed an impassioned plea from school principal…

You have reached the home of our new website. In the coming days we will be back to speed with stories and photos about our wonderful Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada region. This new site will contain a summary of the…