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Two carpenters through a roof and in need of rescue

But this time, it’s just a training exercise Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Here’s the scenario: Two carpenters have fallen through the roof of a shed they were working on and are injured. The fire department arrives and determines the only…
Blazing a trail for female hockey in Slave Lake for 26 years

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader “Connie (Schultz) started the Kodiaks 26 years ago, and kept it running” says teammate Melanie Herbert. Since it started in 1993, the team hasn’t taken a season off, which is unique in both Slave Lake hockey…
Midgets down one, must win two in a row

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Facing their Tier I rival Barrhead in the Midget playoffs on Saturday, the Slave Lake Midget 1 Thunder got off to a bad start. Although they’d beaten Barrhead every time during the regular season, they couldn’t…
Silver, bronze for wrestlers at winter games

Leader staff Seven wrestlers from the Roland Michener Rams competed at the Alberta Winter Games in Airdrie earlier this month. Two of them won medals. Kailyn Sherrard won silver and Brooke Evans won a bronze medal. Other participants were Miles…
Icedogs slumping, drop four straight

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader One thing the Slave Lake Icedogs have learned over and over again this season; if they aren’t at the top of their game, they lose. When they are, they have proven they are the best team…

Submitted by Kaft As many of you are aware, there has been an influx of fraud occurring in recent years in regard to Canada Revenue Agency calls, emails and text messages. We wanted to give an update on a few…

Submitted by Kaft With the deadline for most tax slips to be filed at the end of this month, we will be receiving slips and starting to think about income tax. Two of the most powerful tools available to you…
Ukrainian society offering classes and winter celebration

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Ukrainian Cultural Society is trying new things this year. It is offering ‘taster’ Ukrainian dance classes, holding a Zyma celebration, and extending its season into May. “We thought we would try something different,”…

MP Viersen owes zero apology to prostituted women To the Editor: I commend MP Viersen’s attempt to take a stand for prostituted women. As a survivor myself, I can see that, although being somewhat unprepared to address this complicated topic,…