What’s going on in there? Fire chief Coutts has answers

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The ever-growing training facility in the Slave Lake fire hall yard has apparently been drawing some attention and not all of it positive. Chief Jamie Coutts gave The Leader a tour last week, explaining the purpose…
Electrical in nature?

A fire that apparently broke out in the room housing the computer server equipment in the Lakeland Building in Slave Lake on June 20 brought out the fire department and others. According to fire chief Jamie Coutts, the “computer backup…

Regional Tri-Council Notebook June 14, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Tri-council members got an update on the regional water line project from Town of Slave Lake Project Manager Doug Baird. The newsiest bit was that due to the recent…

Leader staff A raid by police on June 11 near Grouard resulted in an arrest and charges involving drugs and weapons. The release from the RCMP says Lakeshore Regional Police and the High Prairie RCMP Integrated Drug Enforcement unit executed…

Pictured are Tim St. Louis and the crew at the Edge Industrial Supply shop on Caribou Trail in Slave Lake. Open since February of this year, the company has a wide range of supplies for machinery and equipment, including safety…

Zola is a 1.5 year- old female border collie husky cross. She is spayed and has all her shots. Zola lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. Zola is good with cats, dogs and kids; just not chickens. To view…

The Rotary Club of Slave Lake handed out the prizes from its NHL Playoff Pool last week. From left to right: Todd Laing collecting for Dave Laing, George Robinson (with two winning entries, including top spot and third spot), Stephen…

Jule Asterisk REAC and Keepers of the Athabasca The Osmose Site in Faust next to Lesser Slave Lake has been contaminated since the 1960s, when poles were treated and the residues were burned there. Some clean-up took place in the…

‘People just need a little extra help’ Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The northwest Central Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Network partners with communities and government agencies working together to promote FASD prevention and promote services to individuals and families who…

Francesca Giroux, CGA For the Lakeside Leader Starting in August the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) sends out instalment reminders to taxpayers across the country. For those who have received this notice for the first time, an instalment reminder results when…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader In a world filled with screens, it’s nice to see a few people still picking up books and letting their imaginations run free. Chris Brown, Communications coordinator for the town of Slave Lake, says he tries…

Donations for the Canadian Tire Anglers Cup were coming in too late to get in The Leader before the tournament, but better late than never. Pictured above are Ken Hedin and Angie McConaghy of Apex Distribution, with that company’s $500…

Leader staff Members of two Slave Lake area swim clubs competed at meets in Beaverlodge and Fairview on recent weekends, with a parade of impressive results. On top of that, three members of the Slave Lake Sharks qualified for the…