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Big help for the curling club

Minister of Children’s Services and MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, Danielle Larivee (centre), presented the Slave Lake Curling Club with $70,882 on Nov. 3rd, 2017. Accepting the cheque were club executive members Carolann Porterfield, left, and Wayne Dastou, who said…
Midget Thunder grind out wins over Wabasca, Hinton

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Anyone who watched the early part of Sunday’s Midget game between the Slave Lake Thunder and Hinton would not have bet money against the visitors. They were bigger, appeared better organized, put up more shots and…

Slave Lake Atom 2 goalie Nathan Boucher faces down a shot in a tournament game Saturday against Loon River. Eight teams took part in the two-day Atom tournament, including two from Slave Lake. The Atom 1 Thunder ended up in…
Bank job protects bridge

Alberta Transportation recently completed a bank stabilization project on Sawridge Creek just upstream of the Hwy. 2 bridge. Regional bridges manager, Brent Herrick, explained that it was undertaken to prevent the creek from eroding the bank further near the bridge,…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader When moving to another country it is important to consider tax obligations that you may still have in Canada. An emigrant (for personal income tax purposes) is an individual who leaves Canada to…

Nov. 7, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader CAO report: good news on the inter-municipal front Brian Vance had some good news for council (although they already knew it) about inter-municipal relations. After a marathon set of weekend meetings between the…
Cat vs. bird

This cat and raven were putting on quite a show last week on 3rd Ave. NE in Slave Lake. The cat stalked the raven and tried to catch it – or at least to chase it away. But the raven…

Leader staff The 19-year-old murderer of two Whitefish Lake teens received a life sentence last week when he pleaded guilty. Edward Devin Boyce Gladue was sentenced in Peace River on Nov. 6, closing out a painful case that started on…
The Page

Folks at the Legion in Slave Lake were recently discussing how old the building is. They knew that one section was older than the other, but not when either one was actually built. We don’t have the answers either, but…

Drunk driving gets man 45 days Slave Lake Provincial Court November 8, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Rodney Jarrod Hibbs was in court to answer charges of impaired driving and impaired driving causing injury. Originally Hibbs had planned on a…

Submitted Auto thieves are roaming neighbourhoods and rural areas looking for a quick opportunity. It takes less than a minute to get in a vehicle and drive away. Across this province, the RCMP, along with their partner police agencies, are…