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North Country Fair 2019

The North Country Fair’s unusual (maybe even unique) celebration of music, summer solstice and general weirdness took place in the Driftpile River valley on the June 22 weekend. As usual, it was well- attended, colourful, full of fun and even…

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Midway July 5 to 7 The midway fair will be at Phoenix Heights across Hwy 88 at the junction of 6 Ave. SE. For safety, there will be a temporary 30 km zone for six days…
Talking jungle animals, food, and entertainment

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Breaking tradition, Mowgli was a female on June 13 at St. Francis of Assisi’s production of Disney’s Jungle Book Jr. Annika Gelech played Mowgli at the third annual dinner theatre on June 13. All students from…
Upcoming Indigenous Day events

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader June 21 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. In the west, Swan River and Kinuso School are hosting events. Swan River First Nation events are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Swan River Rodeo grounds. Kinuso…
Shooters gather to fire away for a good cause

Leader staff The fun shoot for Victim Services at the Slave Lake Rod & Gun Club range on June 8 brought out 28 competitors, in several categories. Results are as follows, courtesy of Jacquie Labrie of Victim Services: Female top…