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The Southshore Children’s Association – which runs the playschool in Widewater – accepted a $2,500 donation from the Rotary Club of Slave Lake on March 21. Accepting the cheque are Sonya Barthel, Kenzie Hopkins, Olivia Robinson, Logan, Parker and Coralee…

Most M.D. residents won’t see much change Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A little up here, a little down there and not much change overall. That was more or less what M.D. of Lesser Slave River council heard last week about…

March 28, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Nothing out of the ordinary The M.D. received the usual glowing report from its auditor, meaning as far as he’s concerned there’s no financial hanky-panky going on and the financial position is…

Liam and Lincoln aren’t quite sure what to think about being plunked down on the lap of a giant bunny rabbit, but they seem to be giving it the benefit of the doubt. The event was held at the Rotary…
All dressed up for a Disney Tropical Cruise

The Lakeside Figure Skating Club of Slave Lake provided these photos for us of their various groups in costume and about to go on the ice for the spring skating carnival on March 17. CanSkate Group 1 – Little Mermaid…

Submitted Alberta RCMP would like to remind all drivers in the province that impaired driving, whether by alcohol or drug, may cost you your life or the lives of others. In support of National Impaired Driving Prevention Week, which took…

We have it from an inside source that two topics discussed last week at the Rural Municipalities’ Association conference in Edmonton were caribou range planning and ambulance response times. The latest word on the caribou business from our ‘deep throat’…
Here’s what you missed…

Northern Lakes College held its 16th annual round dance at the Slave Lake campus on March 17. About 150 people took part in the event, which included a feast before the dance and lots of drumming. According to Jessica Vanhoek…

When you look more closely at who you are and where you’ve come from – meaning your ancestry – chances are you’ll find those people you think are ‘different’ are probably your cousins. This is one of the results of…

Slave Lake RCMP are investigating the theft of over $5,000 of copper from a industrial site near Canyon Creek. “At some point during the night of March 10 or early morning of March 11, 2018, suspects gained entry into the…

Francesca Giroux, CGA For the Lakeside Leader Don’t be fooled by the most recent phone scam where callers are pretending to be an agent with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and issuing threats such as court charges, asset seizure, deportation…
Senior juniors

The Junior Rocks after-school curling program wrapped up a few days ago. It was a good year, by all accounts, with the program split into two days – Tuesdays for the older group and Wednesdays for the younger group. Pictured…

Taking first place in the Wednesday Junior Rocks league was the ‘Knocking Rocks’ team. Left to right are Riley Thera, Annika Gelech, Christian Anderson and Mason Sexsmith. Missing is Breyer McRee.