Tyler Warman For the Lakeside Leader Last week an article came out in the local newspaper that talked about a new path forward for the Legacy Centre. For me, I don’t believe the article did a good job illustrating what…

Richard Froese South Peace News Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is back on Feb. 14, a time for love and romance. After that, Family Day on Feb. 19 brings families of inter-generations and communities together. Valentine’s Day and…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader A two-day preliminary inquiry has been set for a man involved in a high-speed chase and an armed stand-off with police in the Kinuso area last spring. The 42-year-old appeared in High Prairie provincial…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services February is Heart Month – and it’s a good time to learn more about how to be heart-healthy. You can help keep your heart and blood vessels healthy by taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle.…

There is a lot of talk about sexual harassment and abuse going around. Such accusations are not new, but they seem to be coming thick and fast lately, with fast and hard consequences for the accused. Apparently the far reach…

Jan. 30, 2018 meeting Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Wesleyan Church The Peggy Yetman, of the Slave Lake Wesleyan Church, reported that the church was donated 10 computers. The plan is to start up a after-school homework program. This should…

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Animal Rescue Committee of Slave Lake held its latest adoption day and it led to six animals finding forever homes. Committee chairperson Dennise McIntyre says that two out of the six animals were cats and…
Splat!

Students in Mrs. Dana’s class at CJ Schurter School got a big kick out of covering Mr. Hay’s face and head with whipping cream ‘pies’ at an assembly on Jan. 30. The crowd loved it as well. Throwing the pie…
Curling club requests the usual

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Representatives of the Slave Lake Curling Club appeared before town council last week with a report on the status of the club and the rink and to request a $19,100 contribution from the town. “It’s nice…
Roland Michener Rams bring  back wrestling medals from GP

Leader staff On Jan. 20 the Roland Michener Rams wrestling team took part in the Northern Lights high school wrestling tournament in Grande Prairie. Twenty-three Rams took part, winning numerous silver and bronze medals and even a handful of gold.…

Leard Robertson For the Lakeside Leader The standings for the Slave Lake Curling Centre Men’s League changed very little this week. With just five weeks remaining in regular season play, there are still three teams within two wins of the…

The Slave Lake Indoor Soccer Tournament saw several soccer teams compete in the men, women and co-ed divisions on Jan 26, 27 and 28 at the field house. Seen here are the Slave Lake Strikers taking on Miller. The Strikers…
Wins for Midgets, Kodiaks in weekend hockey action

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget and Senior Women’s hockey teams hosted teams from out of town on the weekend, winning both games. For the Midget Thunder, it was their third meeting of the season with Whitecourt and the…

Jan. 24, 2018 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Policing report RCMP Staff Sgt. John Spaans made much the same report for council that he’d made for town council the previous night. The main difference was an emphasis on numbers in the…