Smith School travel group scores big in fundraiser

Submitted This year’s antler show was a huge success! ‘Show Off Your Rack’ was organized to raise money for students from Smith School traveling to Australia and New Zealand in July 2020. We are so happy with how it went,…
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Something we ran out of room for last week was a plug for Alimo’s new dill pickle pizza, which we had a photo of, alongside a new donair pizza Alimo’s was putting out there for naming suggestions. They both tasted…
Students may have to buckle up on buses

Richard Froese and Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Students riding on school buses may have to buckle up in seatbelts in a year or so. The federal Transport Minister, Marc Garneau, recently announced that he will create a task force to study…
Owners in place; Jr. A hockey a step closer for Slave Lake

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Junior A hockey could really be happening in Slave Lake in 2019. Proponents of a franchise for Slave Lake were in town last week, and apparently not just on a fishing expedition. The league commissioner was here…
Supportive living at Points West Living Slave Lake

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Points West Living Slave Lake (PWL) opened in the fall of 2015. PWL Slave Lake is modern, bright and spacious supportive living facility with an intimate ‘cottage’ layout. Mailyn Fornoles administrator for PWL Slave Lake says PWL…
Something wicked(ly funny) this way comes….

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The Caroline Smith play ‘The Kitchen Witches’ opened this past weekend at Slave Lake’s Legacy Centre. Mounted by the Slave Lake Musical Theatre Association, it’s a comedy in four acts (give or take). We’d love to tell…
Malanka!

The Slave Lake Ukrainian Cultural Society put on another of its New Year (Malanka) events this past Saturday. Held at the hall in Widewater, the highlight – as usual – was the colourful performance by dancers in traditional costumes. And…
New pharmacy owner hopes people ‘will see the difference’

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy has opened its doors on January 21 at 102 6 Ave SW, Slave Lake (right between Mary Brown’s Chicken and Subway). Pharmacist and Medicine Shoppe owner Megan Tanner says Medicine Shoppe is different than…
Creative cooking classes for Slave Lakers

Callie HermansonLakeside Leader Meals-to-go company Second Helping is partnering up with Northern Lakes College to bring six cooking classes to the Slave Lake community. Second Helping owner, Allyson Goyette says she has quite a few customers ask her if she…
Youth empowerment forum a huge success, say organizers

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Suicide prevention was the theme of a youth forum held on the Jan. 19 weekend at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre. Kids came in from locations across northern Alberta to hear various facilitators talk about their…
Coffee, bannock and politics: UCP leader swings by

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Back in October when United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney stopped at the A&W in Slave Lake to meet and greet, the turnout was modest. Last week he did the same thing and the joint was jumping.…