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Your Page 9 correspondent was in Edmonton recently, and with some time to kill in the Cloverdale neighbourhood, decided to seek out the so-called ‘accidental’ beach that is being talked about so much. What was all the fuss about? we…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service’s annual open house is right around the corner on October 9th. We spoke with deputy fire chief Alex Pavcek to get all the details about what’s happening at this year’s…

Slave Lake Provincial Court September 13, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Carson Laboucan appeared in court and pled guilty to six charges, including one count of assault, three counts of breaching conditions, and two counts of failing to appear in…

Danielle Larivee MLA for Lesser Slave Lake One of the things I hear when I’m speaking with people here in Lesser Slave Lake, and all across the province, is what a difference quality child care and early educational supports make…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake Earlier this week, I attended an information session on the proposed federal changes to tax legislation. Now before you stop reading this I would recommend you take 120 seconds and invest the time, as…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It’s always good fun watching a city and a sports team duking it out in public over a stadium. That’s what happened last week in Calgary when negotiations broke down between the Flames and the City…

We’ll probably do some sort of a preview pretty soon of the Stage North Concert Series for the upcoming 2017/18 season. Or have we already done that? Anyway, the season kicks off on Oct. 13, with the East Coast trio…

Gerry Allarie was a good guy. A lot of people were saying a lot of nice things about the local businessman, former mayor, community supporter and family man who died last week at the age of 65. But that one,…

Sept. 12, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Let’s start with baseball!’ With that remark, mayor Tyler Warman welcomed representatives of two local baseball teams that had a lot of success in 2016. The Junior ‘AAA’ Heat were provincial champions and…

“Leave it at 60” Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Alberta Transportation is not in favour of a return to an 80 kilometre-per-hour speed limit on Hwy. 88 through Slave Lake. A letter stating that was in the town council agenda package…

Ribbon of darkness Looking at the new pavement on Poplar Lane (near Slave Lake) almost makes you want to go home and grab your skateboard or roller blades. According to M.D. CAO Allan Winarski, that is exactly what some kids…
Ceremonial snip

You might wonder what’s so special about a little paving project that it would induce M.D. council to go to the trouble of cutting a ribbon in a rain shower. It might have something to do with the saga of…

M.D. of Lesser Slave River Reeve – Murray Kerik, Mike Skrynyk Councillor for Division 1 Robert Esau, Gary Horton, Darren Fulmore, Sandra Melzer, Becky Peiffer Councillor for Division II Brian Rosche, Brad Pearson, Munir Ahmad Mughal, Charlotte Measor   Town…
New memorabilia at the Legion

Visitors to the Slave Lake Legion will notice a few new items in the display case, including a pair of army boots. The local cadets brought them back as a souvenir from a their trip to Vimy Ridge in the…