Christmas Coffee House

St. Peter’s Ecumenical Church of Slave Lake held its Christmas Coffee House on Dec. 16. It featured a variety of performances, including men’s and women’s choir groups, a jazz combo, the handbell choir and individual performances. Attendees made donations to…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader When it comes to property development, there are some players who repeatedly do not comply with their development permits. Costs are associated, and the Town of Slave Lake has a hard time recouping them. Accordingly, council…

The business case for a recorded message must be very compelling, or so many wouldn’t be doing it. It is annoying, to say the least, to have to sit through endless voice mail ‘options.’ It’s no secret how much this…

On Dec. 5, 208 at approximately 5:45 p.m., an unknown person entered a parked car in the northwest quadrant of Slave Lake. Stolen were keys, credit cards and debit cards. The suspect used these cards at a local gas station…
Police have photo, plate # in Walmart theft

Leader staff Somebody with the Alberta license plate BYD824 has by now heard from the Slave Lake RCMP. If the owner is the same person who walked out of the Slave Lake Walmart store with over $1,000-worth of items without…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader T4 slips must be completed for all individuals who received remuneration from you during the year if you had to deduct CPP, EI or income tax from the amount paid or, if the…

Crop-sprayer fined, prohibited from operating for a year Slave Lake Provincial Court Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Owner Bobby Fred Hnatko was in Slave Lake Provincial Court on Dec. 12 representing Westlock-based Western Air Spray Inc. Hnatko…

Olga Stachova Troy Media Omar Cruz-Zamora was pulled over by police while driving in Kansas City in October 2017. The police officer used Google Translate to ask if he could search the car. Cruz-Zamora said yes, the officer found drugs…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services Getting outside in the winter is a great way for families to be active. But remember to keep your child safe while doing winter activities and playing in the snow. To help lower the risk of your…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake I have kinda been feeling like a Johnny Cash song lately: “I‘ve been to New Sarepta, Tofield, Winfield, Camrose, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, Calahoo,” and those are just some of the places I‘ve been. You…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader We all have certain triggers that can cause our confidence to take a sudden decline. For some, it’s a trip to the gym. If you’re self-conscious of your body, watching fit people strut their stuff in…

As you listen to this, said author Yuval Harari on the radio the other day, governments and corporations are trying to hack you. If they succeed, they can sell you anything they want. That might be aiming a bit high…

There’s a lot of talk about treaties these days. Unresolved issues, new interpretations and so on. There are certainly no experts at the Lakeside Leader, but we were recently provided with the notes of Charles Mair, who was a Queen’s…

Dec. 11, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Slippery spots Councillor Darin Busk raised the matter of slippery places in town and encouraged town staff to be vigilant. He singled out the MRC as deserving special attention.“We don’t need anybody slipping…