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Chris Clegg South Peace News I usually do not let the weather get to me. We live in the frozen north, so we have to expect a little cold. The crazy weather the last week had pushed me over the…

Everybody and his dog, it seems, is getting on the marijuana bandwagon. Investors from the U.S. are apparently lining up for some of the action, visions of large profits dancing in their heads. Are we going to have another one…

Feb. 13, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Slowly getting involved’ CAO Brian Vance’s report for council opened with the news that the town has reached an agreement with the board of the Legacy Centre on the town’s new role…
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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…

Slave Lake’s Pee Wee 1 Thunder are in good shape in provincial playdowns after a 5 – 0 victory over Peace River on Feb. 7. The second game of the two-game, total-goal series is in Peace River on Feb. 15.

If you’re going to show up at the wrong time for a meeting, we’ve found it works much better to be early than late. We’ve had plenty of experience with both – somehow getting mixed up as to the right…

Slave Lake’s senior women’s hockey team, the Kodiaks, hosted the Taylor Falcons on Saturday, winning 4 – 2. Michelle Holmes, Lyndsay Baird and Paige Foster scored for the Kodiaks.

The Slave Lake Novice 3 Thunder came up big at a tournament in Barrhead on the first weekend of February, winning the ‘B’ side with four straight victories. In the round robin they defeated Sherwood Park, Barrhead and Beaumont; in…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget boys’ hockey team is in Tier III of their league for a reason, and that reason was hammered home on Friday in a game against one of the better teams in the Tier…

Slave Lake RCMP seek public assistance to locate 17 year old Slave Lake, Alberta – Slave Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate 17 year old Latoya Giroux. Giroux was last seen in Slave Lake on February…

Leader staff Two break-ins of businesses in Slave Lake late last month may or may not be related. Police aren’t sure, but they have identified a couple of ‘vehicles of interest,’ which might lead somewhere. On the night of Jan.…

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…