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Tune in to hear your town council candidates

School board maybe Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader (Updated Sept. 20 to include all Town of Slave Lake and M.D. candidates which were announced after the publication cutoff for the printed version). In 2021, there are two candidates for Town of Slave…
Voters return Viersen in Peace River-Westlock

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Arnold Viersen, the Conservative Party of Canada incumbent, will be going back to Ottawa as Member of Parliament for Peace River-Westlock. The majority of voters said loud and clear on Sept. 20 that was their preference.…
M.D. candidate hopes to turn notes into votes

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Recently-retired M.D. of Lesser Slave River employee Lana Spencer wants to get back to attending council meetings; she is running for a seat on council as a Div. II representative. “I still have a passion for it,”…
Candidate ‘ready to rock and roll’ for town council

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Make it one more candidate for Slave Lake town council. The entry of Ian Cameron into the race brings the total to 10 for the six positions at the council table. Cameron may best be remembered for…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

Sept. 8, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader ‘Proof is in the pudding’ The first item on CAO Chad Tullis’s report for council was the surge in COVID-19 numbers. As of the day before, there were 69 cases in the M.D.…
Ride ‘em cowboy

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader High school rodeo riders, ropers, and wrestlers competed at Spruce Point Park rodeo grounds on Sept. 11 and 12th. This was one of the northern zone events in the summer rodeo circuit of the Alberta High School…
Provincial qualifying powerlifting coming to Slave Lake

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader With COVID-19, the third Champions Fitness Open won’t be open to spectators. However, if it goes ahead it will be one of only four provincial qualifying local meets this year. Champions Fitness has held three powerlifting events.…
One local and one out of town teacher start at EGW

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary School in Slave Lake has three new teachers. One is from Slave Lake and the other from much further away. (The third may be interviewed at a later time). “I grew up in Slave…
The Page

Did you know that since 1980, Alberta has had a Litter Act?Part one is “litter on land, water, and ice” and Part 2 is “unsightly properties.”On September 1, the provincial government announced that people could now search for a company,…
Court Report

‘You can’t bother another liquor store, Mr. Auger?’ – judge  Slave LakeProvincial CourtSeptember 15, 2021Judge R.B. Marceaupresiding Harlon Donovan Auger (aka. Donovan Jared and Harlon Jared), 32 of Slave Lake, appeared from Edmonton Remand Centre. He pleaded guilty to various…
Letters to the Editor

Door-to-door food drive coming up To the Editor: It’s time to help replenish the cupboards at Slave Lake. We believe that families helping families is the quickest way to do that! On Saturday, September 25th, members of The Church of…