April 6 COVID-19 update: all Slave Lake cases recovered

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader As of April 6, all four Slave Lake cases have recovered, says the map on covid19stats.alberta.ca. While this is good news, it is not an excuse to stop social distancing. As Town of Slave Lake Mayor…

Lili Normand Expresiones: Spanish Language and Mexican Arts There are three important expressions when greeting in Spanish. They are used depending on the time of the day and context. Buenos Días (BWAY-nos DEE-as) Literally means ‘good day,’ but translates as…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader School zone times in Big Lakes County will expand to a full day, following a request from the High Prairie School Division. County council voted in favour of the change at its Jan. 22…
When baseball was king

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It’s hard to imagine baseball being bigger than hockey in Canada. But that is how it was in many parts of the country in the 1950s and 60s. Baseball was a huge part of the culture;…
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It’s official: the Rotary Club of Slave Lake has canceled its 777 event. Refunds are being organized, but due to the rules of the licensing organization (AGLC), will take a week or two. As for the Rotary NHL playoff pool…

Court adjourned for the time being due to COVID-19 Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Leader readers may have noticed the lack of a Court Report in this and the previous paper. This is because the Alberta court system isn’t immune to…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It was probably not a surprise that response to a provincial offer of emergency cash support was too big for the system to handle. That’s what happened on March 25, the day that the government’s ‘Emergency…