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Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library is joining in with other libraries across Canada to host the TD Summer Reading Club. Library manager Lana Gutowski gave The Leader a rundown on the program specs…

Roland Michener Secondary School said goodbye and good luck to 69 graduates at a ceremony at The Gathering Place in Slave Lake on June 30. Pictured are valedictorians Kourtnee Burnett and Campbell Rea.  
Canada Day!

Showing the colours in the Canyon Creek Canada Day parade.
Canada Day events in Slave Lake, Canyon Creek and Smith

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Residents and visitors in the area will have several Canada Day events to choose from when making plans for Canada’s 150th birthday on July 1. They include celebrations in Slave Lake, Canyon Creek and Smith. Starting…
Stage North season preview: more than before!

Len Ramsey For the Lakeside Leader Stage North opens its season on lucky Friday, October 13th with the Nova Scotian roots/rock band Port Cities. These up-and-coming newcomers have recently opened for Joel Plaskett and the Sheepdogs. Over the summer they…

Canoe trip from Smith to Athabasca Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Keepers of the Athabasca is set to host the first of its ‘Flowing into Right Relationship’ paddling and workshop series from June 29th – July 1st. The canoeing adventure will…
More from National Aboriginal Day celebration in Slave Lake

The Richard Woodman Band performed for attendees at the June 21st National Aboriginal Day celebration inside the multi-rec centre in Slave Lake. From left to right, Shayleen Favell, Brooklyn White, Addision White and Nikosis Isadore perform various Aboriginal dances for…
Getting fancy!

Fancy dancer Nikosis Isadore performs for spectators at the National Aboriginal Day celebration on June 21st in Slave Lake. The event highlighted Métis and Indigenous culture. The Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre hosted its event at the local multi-recreational centre…
ATV rally a big success

Leader staff When it comes to tearing around in the bush on all-terrain vehicles for fun, a good cause and prizes, the Slave Lake Poker Run is getting to be an event of choice. You would just about have to…
Dough for dogs

Sisters Hannah and Hailey Joseph donated $564 to the Slave Lake Dog Park Society last week. They raised the money through the I Am Pageantry pageant. Accepting the donation for the Landon Persson Memorial Dog Park are a group of…
E.G. Wahlstrom hosts annual track and field meet

Kids from EGW lucked out earlier this month with good weather during a track and field meet that was held at Roland Michener Secondary School in Slave Lake. Students had the chance to compete in variety of sports, including tug-a-war…
And the winner’s are…

Captain Ken Carpenter and first mate Tracey Crain snagged the 1st place title in the annual Canadian Tire Anglers Cup competition. The duo brought in an overall weight of 30.4 pounds for the weekend. Carpenter (far left) and Crain (centre)…
Full slate of activities during Seniors Week

E.G. Wahlstrom students jig up a storm at the Strawberry Tea put on for seniors at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre on June 6. The turnout for the Town of Slave Lake Seniors Week pancake breakfast at the Pioneer Drop-in…
Points West Living ‘rodeo’

Kayden Williams of Kinuso attempts to rope Martine Carifelle at the Points West Living ‘rodeo’ during Seniors’ Week in Slave Lake. Kayden, his dad Sandy and his siblings Blake, Grayson and McKenna, along with several of their horses, provided some…
Big hit with the kids

St. Francis of Assisi graduates got to parade in front of future grads last Monday (June 5) at St. Mary of the Lake School in Slave Lake. They got an enthusiastic reception from the kids lining the halls. Nineteen students…