Big help for the curling club

Minister of Children’s Services and MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, Danielle Larivee (centre), presented the Slave Lake Curling Club with $70,882 on Nov. 3rd, 2017. Accepting the cheque were club executive members Carolann Porterfield, left, and Wayne Dastou, who said…
Midget Thunder grind out wins over Wabasca, Hinton

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Anyone who watched the early part of Sunday’s Midget game between the Slave Lake Thunder and Hinton would not have bet money against the visitors. They were bigger, appeared better organized, put up more shots and…
Cat vs. bird

This cat and raven were putting on quite a show last week on 3rd Ave. NE in Slave Lake. The cat stalked the raven and tried to catch it – or at least to chase it away. But the raven…
The Page

Folks at the Legion in Slave Lake were recently discussing how old the building is. They knew that one section was older than the other, but not when either one was actually built. We don’t have the answers either, but…
All about the kids

It took a while for this information to come in, but last week we learned the Slave Lake KidSport run back in late September raised $2,400 for the program. KidSport helps cover the cost of participation in team sports for…
RCMP dogs get trained to detect human remains

Spotlight Staff The first two RCMP dog teams to be trained by the RCMP to detect human remains finished their training last Friday at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail, Alberta. The RCMP is the only…
Couple share stories of their world travels

Chris Clegg Spotlight It was the trip of a lifetime: a 10-year adventure spanning 77 counties. And a story for every one of the 60,000 km traveled! Peter and Shahla Nygaard shared a few of their stories at the High…
Santa Claus Parade, etc. happening this Friday!

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This sort of sneaked up on us; the big Moonlight Madness/Santa Claus Parade/Light-Up Slave Lake event is happening this week! It’s the annual kick-off to the Christmas Shopping season organized by the Slave Lake & District…
Out to lunch!

The cast of the Slave Lake Musical Theatre Association play 100 Lunches, which ran half a dozen times at the Legacy Centre in Slave Lake earlier this month. A certain buzz was building around the community by the second weekend…
Remembrance Day ceremony

Members of the local Army Cadet Corps again did an overnight vigil leading up to the Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph in Slave Lake. A large number of citizens turned out in sunny but cool weather to commemorate those…