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Roland Michener Secondary School runners Zoe Lightening-Fillion (left) and Montana Ross (right) braved the blizzard last week at cross country zones. Lightening-Fillion finished 13 out of 24 and Ross came seven out of 24. Both of them will be heading…
Regional Arts Council hosts first annual zombie fun run

Ahhh…they’re alive! Jule Asterisk (front right) leads her fellow dead runners along the path in Schurter Park on Saturday, Oct 14 in the first annual five kilometre zombie fun run hosted by the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council. Here…
The Fix doing its bit for gourmet coffee culture in town

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Here’s something you might not have known about Slave Lake’s gourmet coffee shop, otherwise known as The Fix: when it comes to flavour options, it has more than Starbucks. So says proprietor Georgie Gauthier, who got…
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  It’s all fun and games until the power goes out – unfortunately that’s what Smith and Hondo residents had to deal with during last week’s flurry frenzy. A source told your Leader reporter that an ATCO worker may or…
Snip snip!

No this isn’t a new hair style…it is the Leader’s very own Sunny Kwon getting her hair chopped off for a good cause. Kwon’s hair was snipped at local salon Magic Scissors and shipped to the Canadian Cancer Society where…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake By the time you have read this, the election should be over and some new great candidates in both the Town, M.D. and school divisions will prepare to make their mark on this region.…

Jeff Burgar South Peace News The handwringing over what went wrong isn’t quite over. The shoulder shrugging that it doesn’t mean very much isn’t quite over. Some people now say they got so few votes is because people hate them.…

If you can imagine a scam, so can somebody else who is willing to try it out. Not to mention a lot you couldn’t imagine, even if you tried. There’s a whole universe of people out there trying hard to…

As a reporter you witness a lot of things, some rather monumental such as a new hospital being opened and then some rather mundane events, but it is all part of the job. As someone in the ‘news biz’ you…

‘There are three kinds of people,’ a fellow once said to your editorialist. ‘The crooks, the cops and the people. I’m a cop. Which one are you?’ Maybe journalists need their own category. They’re the ones, to quote the late…