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Bantam ‘A’ Thunder having a good season

  Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader   Slave Lake’s most successful hockey team this season is the Bantam ‘A’ Thunder. An ‘A’ team in league play, but ‘B’ in provincial competition. They play this weekend in the Bantam ‘B’ Provincial Championships…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) is bringing the Ukraine to Slave Lake next month at its upcoming ladies craft night on April 7. The Leader is told that attendees will be creating their…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Progress at Pincherry The proposed re-zoning of a lot in southwest Slave Lake drew a response from the property owners and some of their neighbours. Council heard all about it at public hearing on March 7.…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader These are not the easiest of times for rural school divisions. Councillors from the M.D. of Lesser Slave River found out how hard it is when they attended a ‘Soup With the Super’ session with the…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Pedestrian safety and school zones were hot topics at the March 6 traffic safety meeting. Staff Sgt. Chris Murphy said the Slave Lake RCMP is planning to focus more on those two areas in 2017. “That…

Leader staff Armed with bear spray, two people made off with stolen items from a store in Slave Lake on Mar. 1. Two days later, RCMP said in a news release they had found the suspect vehicle, “and the investigation…
Celebrating  Int’l Women’s Day

  Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Northern Haven Support Society hosted its annual ‘Brunch for the Girls’ earlier this month. TA’s Asian Grill and Steakhouse in town was packed with local ladies who were able to mingle, bid in a silent…
St. Francis students host community carnival

  Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Families gathered at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy on March 4, 2017 to have some fun at the school’s fifth annual community quarter carnival. “We started this event for two reasons: to have an…
ATCO pitches in to help relocate live fire training centre

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader ATCO Electric donated $5,000 to the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service last week. According to an ATCO media release, “The donation will be used to help relocate the Slave Lake live fire training centre from its…

Update: Bigstone terminated the blockade on Wednesday, Mar. 15   Leader staff The Bigstone Cree Nation is taking action against certain large industrial operators in the Wabasca area. Last week on its website, BCN said it would be putting up…
Local high school basketball action

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Roland Michener senior girls’ basketball team came out victorious last week in a game against the Atikameg Warriors. According to Esther Bylsma, coach, the lady Rams came together and won 69-29. “They played well and…

  Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Learning circle Tracy Leggett, Northern Haven outreach worker, updated attending agencies of upcoming community events this month at the Feb. 28 meeting. On March 7 there will be a ‘ladies learning circle’ focusing on personal…