Spinning around

The 13 to 18-year-old age group of the Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club made the trip down to the Smith Community Hall to perform a dance routine for the Ukrainian Night on Jan. 13.

Dear Editor: Like many Albertans, I am keenly aware of what this province has given to me and to my family. We love Alberta and want the opportunities that we experienced to be available when our grandkids have grandkids. Throughout…
Big turnout for Rod and Gun Club family fun event

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Rod and Gun Club welcomed approximately 200 people to its Family Fun Day and Horn Scoring event. Club president Gordon Iverson says this was an event organized for kids, but anyone could come…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake Waterslide on the beach? Marked ATV and snowmobile trails? Hot air balloon rides? How about $5,000 cash? When it comes to tourism the ideas are endless. Over the past 18 months, the Tri-Council has…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman has been dropping hints for months that all is not well in the management of the new Legacy Centre in Slave Lake. Without ever getting too explicit, he let on that…

Care and control conviction earns man $1,000 fine Slave Lake Provincial Court Jan. 17, 2018 Judge G. W. Paul Presiding Daniel Jack Dietz has been convicted of being in the care and control of a motor vehicle while his ability…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader If you have a rental property you will need supporting documentation for the rental income received during the year and expenses of the rental property, such as, mortgage interest, utilities, property taxes, insurance…
Hotel re-opens under new ownership

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader All the talk around town last week was about the former Northwest Inn/Travelodge. Was it re-opening? When? Just rooms or restaurant too? How about the lounge and banquet room? Answer: the whole works, but not all…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake hotels are bursting at the seams lately, mostly due to a major powerline construction project nearby. “We’re packed,” says Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre manager Colleen Chartrand. “We’re turning people away.” “There aren’t…

File #2018-43516 On Jan. 10 2018, sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., someone stole a black Ford F250 pickup truck from the parking lot of the Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre in Slave Lake. The truck has the…
Thrilling finish

Slave Lake’s St. Francis of Assisi Falcons senior boys basketball team hosted the Atikameg School Warriors in basketball action on Jan. 17 at St. Francis. It was a close, back and forth game with the Falcons winning in a thrilling…

Nick Carpenter of the Roland Michener Rams Junior High Boys team goes up for a shot against the GP Vanier Vipers in Donnelly on Jan. 17, The Rams won the game 43 – 38. Video of third-quarter action can be…
Ready to rock

Curlers in the after-school Junior Rocks program stand with brooms at the ready, waiting to be turned loose on the ice on Jan. 17.

Jan. 16, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Trailer parks aren’t town property The town’s operations department continues to get calls for help in Westside Village trailer court. CAO Brian Vance informed council that frozen pipes are the reason, and…