Provincially, but not so much locally Leader staff If the first six months of 2018 are anything to go by, Alberta’s new crime-reduction strategy is working. Figures released last week by the RCMP show a decrease across the board in…
The good old hockey game

Members of three local families who lost children in the past year took part in the ceremonial face-off at the Ice Breaker Hockey Game in Slave Lake on Sept. 7. Taking the draw for the ‘Oilers’ team is ex-Oiler Mark…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader If the goal in a recent Lakeside Leader survey was to find common themes, it was a failure. On the other hand, responses to a question about what people would do if they won $10 million…
Scholarship award

The Slave Lake Hospital Auxiliary recently presented a $1,000 bursary to Tiana Groskopf a student from Roland Michener Secondary School who is accepted into the Bachelor of Nursing Program at Mount Royal College in Calgary. Left to right is secretary…
3rd Annual Colour Rush Run 2018

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader On Saturday, August 25, 60 participants took part in the third annual Colour Rush 5km run. Cleo Carifelle with the Slave Lake Child Care Society said the Colour Rush run was a fundraiser event for the…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Each year the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) sends, with your Notice of Assessment, the amount that you are eligible to contribute to your RRSP. This is calculated based on 18 per cent of…

Diesel is a 1- year- old male domestic cat. He is nurtured and has all his shots. Diesel lives at the Animal Rescue Committee shelter. Diesel is a nice boy who gets along with everyone and loves attention. To view…

Seven and a half years ago Eric McWilliams got a job as a baker at the local Sobeys grocery store. McWillams started at the bottom and worked his way up to manager of the baking department. McWilliams says his friend…

On Saturday afternoon 92.7 Boom FM and the Slave Lake Minor Soccer Associations hosted an event called Slave Lake’s got Talent. Esther Bylsma with Boom and Slave Lake Minor Soccer said they decided to host this event because they knew…
Cabi fashion show fundaiser

On Sunday Afternoon Lisa Gall and Freda Delorme independent stylists with Cabi Fashion hosted a fashion show at the Fix Coffee Bar and Bakery. The show was designed to not only show off Cabi’s new fall line and introduce the…

Submitted Kimberly Poitras certainly kept busy this summer, she qualified to represent Alberta on the Junior ‘A’ provincial team for synchronized swimming. Poitras trained in Calgary for three weeks then she competed at the Synchro Youth Nation Competition (SYNC) in…
Leader’s last summer garden feature for the season

Shauna Fiddler’s beautiful garden at her lakeside cabin in Kinuso. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Leader garden features this summer. I hope everyone had a wonderful summer! The Fiddler’s beautiful red lake lot cabin in Spruce Point…
3rd Annual Animal Rescue Committee Dog Swim

On Sunday, August 26 the Slave lake Animal Rescue Committee held it’s third annual Dog Swim at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre. The swim is a yearly event before it shuts down for its yearly maintenance. Lorelei Stefanson with the…