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Swan River Powwow and Culture Camp

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Swan River First Nation has built a new powwow arbour at Creeland Park. On July 9, it held its first powwow in the new arbour. The powwow kicked off the annual culture camp. The three-day event…
Communities celebrate Canada’s birthday

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Over 400 people attended, the 10th Annual Debbie Seppola Canada Day Parade in Canyon Creek. To celebrate the 10th anniversary the Canyon Creek Recreation Association, local businesses, Atco and residents raised funds to put 17 Canadian…
Wicked winds and ruby hiking boots

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader “Toto, I don’t think we’re in Grande Prairie anymore,” Dora says in There’s No Place Like Parks. Parks interpreter, Katelynn Cook, wrote and stars in this one- woman musical. References to the Wizard of Oz dot…
Communities celebrate Canada’s birthday

The Town of Slave Lake’s annual Canada Day party went ahead as usual on July 1. There was the free lunch, kids’ games and entertainment. What wasn’t usual about it was that it was indoors. The threat of rain moved…

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Young@Art Camps are for children and youth aged six to 14. The young at heart are welcome to volunteer. Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) organizes the day camp. “It’s a great way to build confidence,…