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Leader staff RCMP have charged a Slave Lake man in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian on Highway 986 near Cadotte Lake on Nov. 23. According to a report from the Peace Regional RCMP, a 21-year-old woman was struck in…
Juniors in action

The Slave Lake Junior Curling Club started play on Nov. 20 and goes on every Tuesday evening. This is something in addition to the Junior Rocks program, which continues as it has for many years after school on Wednesdays. Pictured…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader One of the more interesting news tidbits coming out of the Rural Municipalities Association conference last month had to do with the shooting of a cougar. Councillor Brad Pearson, reporting on the conference at the M.D.…

Grant Dewniak, Ken Jardine, Joanne Hunter, Karen Pearson (represented by Owen Pearson) and Joe Boisvert were some of the winners of the Rotary Club of Slave Lake 2018 Grey Cup raffle. Not pictured are Barry Hannah, Taylor Halbert, Denise Wahlstrom,…

Ken Green Troy Media Progressives (and some conservatives) have largely stymied President Donald Trump on getting his wall across the U.S. southern border built. Ironically, those same progressives have given the president another wall – encompassing Canada and thwarting oil…

The archive at the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Library continues to develop, thanks to donations of historical photos like this one from Aaron Lehman. It shows E.G. Wahlstrom School (Roland Michener didn’t yet exist; nor did the two Catholic…
Christmas donations

On November 28, Executive Director Barb Courtorielle of the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre was given two donations worth $2,293.91. The cheques were presented by Vice Chair Lori Favel of Slave Lake Adult Education and Program Coordinator Heather Duff of…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Geoff Rosenstein has been with Roland Michener Secondary Schoolin Slave Lake (RMSS) for two years teaching math to students in Grade 7 and 8. Rosenstein decided he wanted to become a teacher and teach math because…

Submitted RMSS had an amazing last week. Here’s what we accomplished: Athletics: Sr. Boys Rams Basketball Team –  They had their first game against St. Francis Falcons on Nov. 26. Our Rams struggled early and were down at the half.…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader All-inclusive resorts are popular; many bookings are for those, but when it comes to writing articles about travel, the resort side of things tends to get ignored. Why? Probably because by its nature it is unadventurous.…

Chris Clegg For the Lakeside Leader Six northern Alberta First Nations are among 11 partners involved in a health consortium to provide better supports for First Nations children. On Nov. 15, Alberta became the first province to implement Jordan’s Principle,…
Aladdin coming spring 2019!

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary school teachers teamed up this year to keep the school’s drama program alive after former drama teacher Ms. Avery left E.G. Whalstrom. Grade 6 teacher Erica Bakewell says last year she helped Avery…