ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – SLNFC closed meetings Wed. at 8:00 p.m. 416 6 Ave. N.E. St. Peter’s Ecumenical Church Open meetings Sat. at 8:00 p.m. 508 7 St. S.E. Closed meetings Tues. 8:00 p.m. and Fri. at 8:00 p.m. at Abundant…
Tae kwon do kids enter the ring in Westlock and do well

Some students from the Little Kickers class that went to the Westlock Tournament showing off their medals! Back row: Bruce Whitney and Leona Buchholtz. Front row: Nate Allarie, Zander Smith, Keegan Warman, Conner Smith, Danni Carmichael. Warman, Conner Smith, Danni…
Obituary – Virginia Larocque

Virginia Larocque Born August, 18, 1947 Kinuso, Alberta Passed Away February, 24, 2017 Slave Lake, Alberta Virginia passed away on February 24 after a short battle with cancer at 69 years of age. She is survived by her husband Richard…

Jennifer Beaulieu Alberta Health Services Despite improvements in oral health, dental cavities continue to be common in childhood. To maintain those beautiful smiles, adults need to provide oral health care for their infants and young children and help brush and…

Derek James Troy Media Alberta is all abuzz. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is back from her trip to Washington. She was there to advocate for the province’s economic interests against the rising tide of American trade protectionism and to explain…
Cadets to Vimy Ridge this week

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A dozen members of the 2890 Loyal Edmonton Regiment Slave Lake Army Cadet Corps leave this week for Europe. They’ll spend 10 days there, doing some sightseeing, but more importantly, taking part in the 100th anniversary…

Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit Slave Lake Alliance Church In previous articles, it has been established that a large portion of the Big Picture is the fact that humans are all guilty. While many consider themselves to be “good people,” this is…

There was a fatal head on collision involving a pickup truck and semi on Highway 44 by Flatbush around 7:00 a.m. on April 6. Smaller vehicles were diverted around the scene via secondary roads, while larger vehicles had to wait on…
Burnstick here this Saturday

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Elks are bringing comedian Don Burnstick to the Legacy Centre this Saturday. The big show starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are available online at legacycentre.ca, or in person at the Legacy Centre,…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Comments from the coaching staff of the Slave Lake Midget Thunder came in a bit too late to make last week’s Leader. So here we go, better late than never: “The kids worked hard and had…
‘Blueway’ staging areas approved in principle

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. of Lesser Slave River council has approved in principle a proposal to identify (by signs) a couple of ‘staging areas’ for the Trans Canada Trail. The idea is to promote the Lesser Slave River as…

Are they still looking for diamonds in northern Alberta? Or has that completely died out? You’re probably thinking: ‘What do I look like, a newspaper? You’re the ones that are supposed to tell us what’s going on“ Okay. Fair point.…

On the Internet, you can register on any forum you like, with a fake name, and rant away. Be as disrespectful as you like. Make things up, rave like a lunatic. Anything goes. In the newspaper biz we have to…