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One thing leads to another: Art Boisvert looks back

(Editor’s note: Due to space restrictions, the full story will appear online at historius.ca.) Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader “I had an uncle who had a store in Kinuso. He sold it to Leo and my dad.” That’s the opening response…

Couple makes a pitch to save their junipers Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Town council heard last week from two residents of southeast Slave Lake on the rules regarding what is allowed on the town ‘boulevard.’ In this case, the owners…
Violin teacher accepting students in Slave Lake

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Years ago, when Colleen Johnston first moved to Slave Lake, her middle sister teased her that she should start a Slave Lake Symphony. When her eldest daughter was 12 days old, she was asked to teach…

Leader staff You may or may not know there’s a group called the Lesser Slave Lake Health Advisory Council. It meets a few times a year for an exchange of views and information with area health care managers and Alberta…

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Jule Asterisk with the Keepers of the Athabasca announced at the third “Flowing into Right Relationships” information sessions that Keepers only plans on running the sessions once. There are three free sessions left. This round might…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader When moving to another country it is important to consider tax obligations that you may still have in Canada. An emigrant (for personal income tax purposes) is an individual who leaves Canada to…
First year of Pomeroy Curling Tour  in Slave Lake

Leader staff “An international flavour has been added to the first ever Cash Spiel in Slave Lake November 8 to 10th, 2019,”says the Pomeroy Curling Tour website. “Two teams from China will be competing against Peace Country and Edmonton area…
Icedogs lose 2 games, but Dominic Beaver 3rd in scoring

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Icedogs played two games on the weekend. They lost both. The first game was Red Wings 4 and Icedogs 1. The second was Tomahawks 5 and Icedogs 2. “Guys aren’t scoring on good chances,”…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. of Lesser Slave River Reeve Murray Kerik’s report on the Legacy Centre board meeting at a council meeting last week was positive in tone. There will be another deficit for this year, he said, but…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Neala Best isn’t ‘out of the woods’ yet in her cancer treatment. But she’s back home and feeling much better and has some things to say about the experience she hopes might help other people facing…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Former Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee is back in politics, having won election as first vice president of the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA). A nurse herself, Larivee was active in the local branch of…