Arts council gearing up for summer and painting

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The week of April 1 to 5 was a busy week for the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council. On Wednesday, it hosted a meet and greet at The Fix. On Friday, it hosted the April…
St. Francis students host a quarter carnival fundraiser

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader On Saturday April 6, St. Francis of Assisi held a quarter carnival fundraiser in the gym and front entry way. There was cotton candy and candied apples and other foods for sale. There were small prizes…
Humboldt Strong and Green Shirt Day

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Various local schools marked the one-year anniversary of the Humboldt crash. Conner Lukan from Slave Lake was one of the victims in the crash on April 6, 2018. The Conner Lukan Fitness Park opened in Slave…
Loggers Bonspiel wraps up Kinuso curling season

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader On Saturday April 6, Kinuso curling season wrapped up with the Loggers Bonspiel. Roberta Hunt and the rest of the curling club would like to thank Gerry and Dean Doerksen for making ice all year and…
SL boxing quartet compete in Calgary

Submitted The Slave Lake Boxing Club took four boxers down to Calgary on Saturday, April 6. Kayleigh Nahachick boxed a girl from Meadow Lake Saskatchewan in her first bout and did very well. She’ll be one to watch in the…
Impressive turnout for Slave Lake election forum

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader People attend candidates’ forums for different reasons. Many are there to support the candidate/party they’ve already decided on. Others – probably a smaller number – come with an open mind, willing to be persuaded. Some may…
Premier Notley visits Slave Lake Friendship Centre

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader On Saturday April 6, 2019, Premier Rachel Notley came to Slave Lake to give a speech and met NDP supporters at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre. Doors opened at 4:00 p.m.. Free soup and bannock were…
Citizens Park benches will go

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The problem of vagrancy in Slave Lake is getting so bad and so big recently, something had to give. After some debate on the matter at its April 2 meeting, town council decided to get rid…