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Red Dress one first in northern AB Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader In the days leading up to September 30, expect some road painting in Slave Lake. Métis Nation of Alberta Region 5 is painting two crosswalks in Slave Lake in partnership…

Homeless Coalition moving forward with tight budget Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader If all goes well at the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) meeting on October 3, the Slave Lake Homeless Coalition will have a place for people to sleep out of the…
Famous log cabin in Faust has many memories

Richard FroeseFor the Lakeside Leader A log cabin in Faust more than 100 years old has become famous thanks to a silent film shot in 1919. Built in 1915, the cabin is featured in Back to God’s Country, which earned…

Chris CleggFor the Lakeside Leader A 2021 incident involving High Prairie RCMP and the death of a Gift Lake man, as well as a police dog, is still under investigation. According to an Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) spokesman,…

Richard FroeseFor the Lakeside Leader Colony communities in Big Lakes County may soon be allowed on agricultural land, after a Sept. 14 council discussion on the matter. Such a type of land use does not exist in the county’s Land-Use…
Local dancers lands a spot in The Nutcracker

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader For the second year in a row, Sophie Pothier of Slave Lake will have a role in the Alberta Ballet production of The Nutcracker. She had a successful audition (for a different role than last year) on…

Leader staff Four hockey players from Slave Lake will be on the Team Alberta North U15 hockey roster for the 2023 Arctic Winter Games. They’ll join 13 other boys from the north of the province to battle for gold in…
Icedogs get off to a good start, with two six-goal wins

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Slave Lake’s junior hockey team, the Icedogs, kicked off their 2022/23 campaign in fine style, with a pair of 9 – 3 victories on the weekend. Friday’s win came over the Gibbons Pioneers, in Gibbons. In their…

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader People in Slave Lake have two options to raise awareness about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) on October 4. Sisters in Spirit was started by the Native Women’s Association of Canada in 2006. It raises awareness…
Tundra hunting quite an experience for Canyon Creek man

Leader staff Keith Denoncourt of Canyon Creek spent a few weeks this summer working at Aylmer Lake Lodge in the Northwest Territories. He was helping out lodge owners Kevin and Patti McNeil of McLennan, with their fishing and hunting clients,…