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Arts Council in dire need of volunteers

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader If the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) wasn’t small enough already, it’s about to get a whole lot smaller. The Leader hears that one of its board member positions has opened up, leaving the…
Work experience

Last week was ‘Take Your Kid to Work Day’ in Slave Lake and we have the pictures to prove it – or at least to prove that the Town of Slave Lake and the Regional Fire Service took part in…
Vera McConaghy of Smith Alberta turns 100 this month

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The world was a very different place when Vera Duval was born. For one thing, ‘Slave Lake’ wouldn’t exist for another three or four years, and wouldn’t move to its current site for another 18 years.…
2017 wildfire season wraps up with a big grass burn

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Nobody knew it at the time, but last week’s hazard-reduction burn in the meadows north of Slave Lake was the last of the season. Approximately 110 of the targeted 150 hectares of heavy, dry grass went…
Scary!

SL Ford’s ‘We Scare Hunger’ program was working so well, any report on the total pounds of food collected for the Slave Lake food bank is going to be obsolete by the time it is reported – but here’s what…
S.L.I.P.-ing into the season

Winter arrived with a bang last week, and while most of us were complaining about it, Leonard LeBlanc of the Slave Lake Ice Patrol (S.L.I.P.) was out preparing outdoor ice surfaces for another great season of skating. Pictured is Len…
A bit of a mystery

Does this couple look familiar? If so, Cheryl Sheldon would like to hear from you. Cheryl says the photo was in her mother’s belongings and she’d like to pass it on to family members of the pictured couple. If you…

Zoe Lightening-Fillion (left) and Montana Ross (right) represented Roland Michener Secondary School at cross country running provincials last week. The Leader hears Ross finished 87th in the province and Lightening-Fillion finished 105th.  

Oct. 23, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Small businesses matter Danielle Larivee, Minister of Children’s Services and MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, attended the Oct. 23rd Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce meeting to discuss the importance of small…

Unconventional delivery methods are okay in curling, as Leard Robertson demonstrates in a mixed league game at the Slave Lake Curling Club last week. Play in all three leagues has started, and club president Tyson Nehring says there’s definitely room…