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Chris Clegg South Peace News A few weeks ago, the world did not have a clue what Jean Dolores Schimdt did for a living. Had it not been for a men’s basketball team from Chicago, today we still would not…
Last month (March) Students of E.G Walhstrom Public School in Slave Lake participated in the Nutrition Month Poster Contest. Grade 4, 5, and 6 students were challenged at creating food-scapes. From left to right – Stephanie Forgie, Grade 5 winner…

April 3, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Weighty matters Council had an unusually slim agenda. This was probably deliberate, since its two main items were weighty matters that could result in a lot of discussion. These were planning for…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The towns Online Peace Officer auction was a hit with community members. Chris Brown, the Communications Coordinator for the Town of Slave Lake, says the auction raised approximately $3,500. The auction had closed Wednesday, March 28…

Len Ramsey For the Lakeside Leader Drawn together by teenage hooliganism and their love of music, the founding members of Union Duke first started jamming in high school when they should have been in class. They started playing gigs by…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Toastmasters club is coming back to Slave Lake this month. Community Engagement Coordinator with Community Futures Robin-Lee Vance says the town has not had a Toastmasters club for a long time. Vance says the community had…

All this outrage about information being exploited by ‘big data’ for the purposes of ‘psycho-profiling.’ It’s nothing new. The people who want to sell things to you have been honing the craft for decades. Targeting ads based on what your…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A lot of people across Canada these days are having conversations they never imagined they would: about a world in which possession and sale of small amounts and sale of cannabis is not illegal. This is…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Meet Garry Roth. He’s the new Director of Community Services for the Town of Slave Lake. On the job a bit over a month, Roth says he’s still in the process of figuring out how things…
Yes, the geese are back, but their numbers as of last week were still small, and they probably weren’t too happy about the weather.
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Kirk Ruecker, Tanner Lacombe, Rajan Sarjunarai, James Green, Jesse Auger, Travis Malbeuf, Lance Filgate, Riley Eben, Kolby Lukan, Colin Kazakoff, Colby Welygan, Darbie Deschover, Dustin Ghostkeeper, Derri Deschover, Taylor Riddoch, Adam Becker, Drew Deschover, Denis Martin, Robert Gall and Dallas…
If you’ve been wondering what happens to all those heaps of busted up concrete in a field on the western edge of town, here it is. They get pulverized into something resembling gravel by the machine pictured here. What happens…