Rotary Library hosts second ‘storybook walk’

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader In case you’re wondering what those story book pages are doing up in various businesses downtown, it’s because the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library is hosting its second storybook walk. “As we had a…
NLC holds open house

Northern Lakes College held an open house and barbecue last week at its Slave Lake campus. About 150 people showed up, including 24 students from the Slave Lake Koinonia Christian School. College staff and faculty were on hand to answer…
Soccer begins!

The Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association kicked off its summer season last week. The Leader popped by a few games happening at the Roland Michener Secondary School fields to see some of the action. These fellas were practicing their kicking…
EPIC bike rally for fun and safety

Team EPIC hosted its annual bike rally last week on May 11. Families gathered with bikes and helmets in tow at E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary School in Slave Lake and were able to pick from two different routes. Kiddies were also…
Junior Heat start season with a couple of losses

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Junior baseball team got started earlier than expected last weekend. Coach Cody Stasow says he was first told the Heat wouldn’t be playing on the first weekend in the league; then he was asked…
LSLRAC keeping busy with new programs

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader For those wondering what the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) has been up to as of late, look no further; we’ve got the details. To start, a few RAC representatives were recently at the…
More from the 2017 Ukrainian Cultural Society spring show

Advanced dancers Kayla Kashuba (l) and Noah Mitchell (r) open the show with a ‘volyn duet’. Other advanced dancers Tristan Block (left), Calli Mitchell (centre) and Ethan Mitchell (right) performing a traditional trio routine. Alexis Mitchell (centre) along with other…
Tolko gives back

Mike Leach (far left), Karolyn Kendall (left centre) and Tyler Harris (far right) of the Tolko Athabasca Divison provided Northern Haven Support Society with $5,000 last week. Shelly May Ferguson (right centre) accepted the donation. The funds were raised through…
Exhibitor numbers up at 2017 Chamber of Commerce trade show

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader As promised in last week’s edition of The Leader, here’s a recap of the Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual spring trade show. “I think it went great!” says Chamber president Brittany Giesbrecht. “The…
Battle between north and south birders this month

Nicole Krikun For the Lakeside Leader Migration really picked-up over the past week. Every day we are counting hundreds of birds of an increasing number of species. Myrtle warbler, American robin and blackbirds have had daily observation totals in the…