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Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Welcome to northern Alberta. It’s no secret that this little town lies north of just about everything. With four diverse seasons, it’s important to know how to dress for peak comfort while embracing your most trendy inner-self.…

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Hockey action for Slave Lake teams this past weekend included a 3 – 1 victory by the Bantam 1 Thunder in Hinton. Goalies Damien Vyse and Jackson Morissette combined to stop 31 of 32 shots they faced…

Town of Slave LakeCouncil notebook Feb. 5, 2019 Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Get your water meter changed, or else ‘At some point we’re going to have to charge people,’ town manager Brian Vance told council at its Feb. 5 meeting. He…
Somebody dumping hydrocarbons into the town’s sewer system

Illegal and harmful, say town officials Callie HermansonLakeside Leader During a health and safety inspection of the Town of Slave Lake’s wastewater management facilities on January 23rd, 2019, the town’s inspection team encountered a strong chemical smell coming from two…

Gunner is a six-month-old male cat. He comes with a neuter certificate and vaccination. Gunner lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter in Slave Lake. Gunner is a spunky boy and loves to get attention. To view Gunner please call…

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Remax Slave Lake owner Steven Adams, is now the High Prairie School Division’s new school board trustee, after a by-election was held by the school division for a new trustee on February 4th. “Well first off it…

Slave Lake RCMP are looking for help in solving the theft of an ATV from the lot of Whitecap Recreation. In the early morning hours of Feb. 1, somebody broke into the yard and stole a 2018 Polaris Razr machine.…

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader An election held on the coldest day of the year is not likely to get a great turnout. And the Feb. 4 byelection for Ward 4 High Prairie School Division trustee didn’t. In fact only 227 people…
February Frost Fest fun – the whole nine yards

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Frost Fest event kicked off this weekend, starting with a Family Carnival on Saturday, February 9th which took place at the Multi-Rec Centre fieldhouse, followed by a BYOF (Bring your own floaty) at the Northern…
Local tech featured in Honda promotion

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader If you look around a bit on Facebook or Youtube, you’ll find Kyle Klenk of Slave Lake, converting a regular motorcycle into a snow bike. It’s a promotional project by Honda Motorcycles Canada, involving technicians from a…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader For the year 2019, the Chamber of Commerce had set a goal to offer businesses engaging meetings with a new format, which will take a half-hour of each meeting for a professional development session. Executive Administrator…

Interagency council notebook Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader On January 29, program coordinator Haylie Millard for FCSS, facilitated the first interagency meeting of 2019. The big presentation of the meeting was by the Canadian Red Cross. Vishava Ragunathan, disaster coordinator with…

Few details offered in ‘non-suspicious’ fatality Leader staff Slave Lake RCMP confirmed last week that a young man died while at the Northern Lakes College residence in Slave Lake. Sgt. Don Racette said the cause is under investigation and is…

Francesca Giroux, CPAFor the Lakeside Leader If you acquire a rental property that includes depreciable assets (i.e. building, furniture, appliances, or equipment) you may be able to claim capital cost allowance (CCA) for the year to reduce your net rental…