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Snooping around at the various Frost Fest events last week, your Leader photographer stumbled on this colourful scene, at the Wonderland Playground in the Sawridge Plaza Mall.

Winners of the Slave Lake Minor Hockey Association Super Bowl pool were rounded up last week and presented with their cheques. The two who showed up to have their photo taken were Sherry Halbert, left ($100) and Lynn Goodman, right…

Christopher Hall Comic Orchestra and Moe Mouallem Nicola Ramsey For the Lakeside Leader Christopher Hall was once the principal clarinetist of the Orchestre Metropolitain. He found work in the orchestra far too serious, so now, instead of joking around in…

E.G. Wahlstrom School students rehearsing for the musical play ‘Seussical’ took a moment last week to pose dramatically for a photo. The players are making great progress, says teacher and director Andrea Avery, adding that “we’re only eight rehearsals away,…
For all seasons

Shoppers of all kinds had the chance to browse through several different types of goods from various vendors during the All Season’s Market. The market took place on Jan. 27 in the foyer of the MRC. Market organizer Melissa Baxter…
Ukrainian New Year celebration draws a crowd

Dinner, dancing show held in Widewater this year Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Ukrainian Cultural Society’s Malanka celebration proved to be a success. Karen Babiy, of the Ukrainian Cultural Society, says that up to 200 people attended the…

Never a dull moment at Gr. 1 – 3 school Leader staff Mrs. Dana’s class at C.J. Schurter School had more fun than anyone else on Jan. 30. They earned the privilege of ‘pie-ing’ Mr. Hay by doing the most…
Splat!

Students in Mrs. Dana’s class at CJ Schurter School got a big kick out of covering Mr. Hay’s face and head with whipping cream ‘pies’ at an assembly on Jan. 30. The crowd loved it as well. Throwing the pie…
New Frost Fest passport can win you mystery prize

Gord Fortin Lakeside Leader There is something new this year when it comes to the 2018 edition of Slave Lake’s Frost Fest: a passport. The 14th annual Frost Fest will take place from Feb. 10 to 19. Town of Slave…
Training for students

A group of Roland Michener high school students can check off ‘confined space training’ on their CVs, after going through a course put on by the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Fire Service earlier this month. It’s part of a ‘Job…
People are dazzled by Jesse Roper blues-rock show

Leader staff Victoria B.C. blues rocker Jesse Roper and his band played to an appreciative audience of approximately 210 at the Legacy Centre in Slave Lake on Jan. 21. It was the fourth of seven shows in the current Stage…

Aiming for a spring performance Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader “PG-13,” says Slave Lake Musical Theatre Association (SLMTA) President Sean McConnell. “Does that still exist?” McConnell was trying to characterize the stage play the SLMTA is planning for the spring. It’s…
The ‘Tim Teddies’

Tim Hortons was out and about in the community last week, giving away stuffed toys to community support organizations. The ‘Tim Teddies’ were given to the hospital, EMS and Victim Services to be handed out to children in need. Pictured…