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Judging by the fun people were having on the evening of July 18, the new Widewater Fire Hall Park is a big hit. The M.D. of Lesser Slave River held an official opening of the park and playground on that…
Operation Safe Driver targets driver behaviour issues

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Safety on highways is a big deal, requiring constant effort. Last week the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) agency, along with partners from other organizations got together to put a sharper focus on driver behaviour. Called ‘Operation…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Good news from the regional landfill at Wagner: hours of operation are getting back to what they used to be, before a drastic drop in business forced the commission to cut back to save money. Last…
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Okay, what’s the deal with brassieres being attached to a power pole east of Slave Lake on Hwy 2? An alert truck driver called The Leader last week to let us know about it. He said he first noticed it…
Wounded Warriors Weekend coming right up on August long

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader From August 3 to August 6 Slave Lake will be hosting an invited group of servicemen and women, veterans and first responders for a weekend of fun and healing. Rhonda Willis with the Wounded Warriors Weekend…

July 18 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader With council’s blessing Council approved a request from the regional library board for the M.D. to cover the mileage cost for an M.D. member of that board to attend a library conference in…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Summer is here. But rather than giving me a sunny disposition, instead, I’m at work contemplating long days of staring out the office window or in my case staring at white walls since the windows are…
Pet of the week

Rempel is a 2-year- old male domestic cat He is neutered and has all his shots. Rempel lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. Rempel is a loving boy who loves to play with the other cats and toys. To…

Such as? Such as passing school buses when they are loading or unloading kids. Such as dumping your unwanted junk outside the Friendship Centre after hours and placing a big unwanted burden on the employees and volunteers. Such as tossing…
Rainy weekend puts fire hazard down where it belongs

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Rain over the July 21 weekend has brought relief to the wildfire danger in the Slave Lake Forest Area. Leah Lovequist, the Wildfire Information Officer for the Slave Lake Forest area, says in spite of the low…

HPSD looking for a few good drivers Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This week you’ll see a school bus in the Cornerstone shopping area of Slave Lake, probably with signs. It’s a way of getting the message out that the High…

Leader staff Desmarais RCMP are asking for help in the case of another ATM theft in Wabasca. On July 13 2018 at 5:45 a.m., three people broke into the Bigstone Band Store located on Mistassiniy Road. According to a release…
Let’s see…

M.D. of Lesser Slave River Reeve Murray Kerik seems to be contemplating where to make the snip on the ceremonial ribbon at the Widewater Fire Hall Park official opening on July 18. Joining Kerik on the scissors is Widewater Athletic…

Chris Clegg For the Lakeside Leader A Bigstone Cree Nation man has said he is sorry in the ultimate way by saving court and his victim a lot of time, energy and embarrassment. Other than that, William Francis Gladue faced…