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Bantams close out season with a league championship

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It wasn’t their most dominant win of the season, by any stretch, but a win is a win and the Bantam ‘A’ Thunder got it done last Tuesday, beating the Westlock Warriors for the Interlock Tier…
St. Francis Falcons go 1 – 2 in provincials

  Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader As promised, here’s an update about how the St. Francis Falcons did at provincials: didn’t come home with gold, but did come home with pride. “After winning zones, the Falcons took the next step and…

  Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The St. Francis senior boys basketball team headed to the 2017 provincial basketball championship recently. This came after bringing home gold earlier this month at zones. This is the first time in over two-decades that…

To the Editor: What causes poverty? I love it when leftists begin their ramblings with this question, as if to considerately warn off any potential readers with the disclaimer: “I am ignorant of economics and basic logic; your time would…
Local dance students benefit from ballet professionals

Submitted Earlier this month, the Stage North Association of Slave Lake created an opportunity for locals that extended beyond the stage performance of Ballet Kelowna. Dancers were invited to take a 90-minute ballet class taught by professional dancers. Desiree taught…
Snowmobilers brave icy winds to race on the lake

  Leader staff Mother Nature wasn’t exactly the best friend of the Outlaw Sled Drags on Lesser Slave Lake on March 11. On the other hand – it could have been worse! People showed up with their snowmobiles and raced…
Stretch out with this week by doing the ‘cow pose’

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This week try to channel your inner farm animal with ‘cow pose.’ Lori Whitby of Slave Lake Smiling Dog Yoga says to start on your hands and knees, with your knees directly below your hips and…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Figure skating is like ballet with more speed. At its upper levels it is, at least. For a group like Slave Lake’s Lakeside Figure Skating Club, it ranges from four-year-olds just learning how to stand up…

Leader staff Saturday, April 8, will be a big day in Smith Alberta. That’s the day of Rural Women’s Recharge, A Wellness Event. “Seize the opportunity to relax, re-focus and explore themes of personal growth,” says the poster, distributed last…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Planning for bridge replacement The results are in on a 10-year repair and replacement plan for M.D. bridges and bridge culverts. Not surprisingly, the dollar figures are huge and far beyond the M.D.’s capability. There are…

  Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The buzz from the Kelowna Ballet show in Slave Lake hadn’t settled before the elves in the Stage North workshop were putting the finishing touches on the next season of shows. In fact they would…