Scholarship award

The Slave Lake Hospital Auxiliary recently presented a $1,000 bursary to Tiana Groskopf a student from Roland Michener Secondary School who is accepted into the Bachelor of Nursing Program at Mount Royal College in Calgary. Left to right is secretary…
3rd Annual Colour Rush Run 2018

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader On Saturday, August 25, 60 participants took part in the third annual Colour Rush 5km run. Cleo Carifelle with the Slave Lake Child Care Society said the Colour Rush run was a fundraiser event for the…
Cabi fashion show fundaiser

On Sunday Afternoon Lisa Gall and Freda Delorme independent stylists with Cabi Fashion hosted a fashion show at the Fix Coffee Bar and Bakery. The show was designed to not only show off Cabi’s new fall line and introduce the…
Leader’s last summer garden feature for the season

Shauna Fiddler’s beautiful garden at her lakeside cabin in Kinuso. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Leader garden features this summer. I hope everyone had a wonderful summer! The Fiddler’s beautiful red lake lot cabin in Spruce Point…
3rd Annual Animal Rescue Committee Dog Swim

On Sunday, August 26 the Slave lake Animal Rescue Committee held it’s third annual Dog Swim at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre. The swim is a yearly event before it shuts down for its yearly maintenance. Lorelei Stefanson with the…
MRC gets sign

On August 28 the Slave Lake Multi-Rec Centre received a light up sign to the back side of the building. The intent is to make the MRC more identifiable for customers, especially those who come from out of town. In…
Avid reader: Relaxation and enjoyment before bed time

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Leader’s next avid reader says she still finds the time to wind down with a good book. Slave Lake community member and Doula with Natural Strength Birth Doula, Pam Hahn says her preference for books…
Summer Treat

Rebecca King and her daughter Kaitlyn enjoying some sweet and juicy corn during the annual end of summer Corn Roast. The roast took place August 31 during the Downtown Friday’s Farmer’s Market located in the Brick parking lot.
Captain & Kids Fishing Tournament at Shaw’s Point Resort

Mac Olsen For Lakeside Leader The weather was mild and the waves were prevalent, but children and their families took to Lesser Slave Lake for a four-hour fishing contest without hesitation. The annual Captain & Kids Tournament was held at…
Quality time on the ice

About 60 kids in various age groups were busy on the ice in Slave Lake for several hours a day all last week when Peak Performance Hockey Schools returned to town. Tyler Warman, who is a partner in the venture…
Banders flock to Victoria for biannual CMMN meeting

Robyn Perkins For the Lakeside Leader On the Aug. 18 weekend, representatives from bird-banding stations across Canada traveled to Victoria, British Columbia to take part in the biannual Canadian Migration Monitoring Network (CMMN) meeting. The CMMN is a collection of…
Minister on tour

Alberta’s Minister of Health, Sarah Hoffman, visited the fire hall in Slave Lake last week to deliver a $125,000 CFEP (Community Facility Enhancement Program) grant to the Slave Lake Firefighters Society. The money is to be divided between two projects…
2018 Garden Feature series

Last week The Leader ventured out to Canyon Creek to visit Grant and Laurie Pearson’s beautiful rustic country garden. To have your garden featured or if you know anyone with a feature-worthy garden call Callie at 780-849-4380. Hey! take my picture, says…