OT loss

Raphael Bautista of the St. Francis Falcons is under pressure from St. Andrew’s Saints Colby Cox and Jacob Kosak in a junior high game last week in High Prairie. The Saints won 30 – 29 in overtime. Photo courtesy Chris…
Win for Pee Wee 3

Slave Lake’s Pee Wee 3 team nipped Athabasca by a 3 – 2 score on Saturday, in one of many minor hockey games played on the weekend.

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Midget boys’ hockey team stepped out of their league for a game Friday night against Onoway and did just fine. They won the game 8 – 3, overcoming a shaky start and running away…
The ‘Tim Teddies’

Tim Hortons was out and about in the community last week, giving away stuffed toys to community support organizations. The ‘Tim Teddies’ were given to the hospital, EMS and Victim Services to be handed out to children in need. Pictured…

Jan. 9, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Good news on the HR front Good news, said CAO Brian Vance in his state-of-affairs written report for council: A candidate has accepted our offer for director of community services. “Verbally,” he…

Last week we passed on the news that the Swan Hills Grizzly Gazette was probably closing, after 27 years in business. This week an update on the situation from the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association. In its weekly update to its…

Driving without insurance proves costly for family man Slave Lake Provincial Court Jan. 10, 2018 Judge D. R. Shynkar presiding Kensie Nichols has been convicted of driving without insurance. Nichols plead guilty to the charge. Judge Shynkar told Nichols there…

Info session Wednesday at Slave Lake gov’t. ctr. Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This Wednesday, folks from Alberta Environment and Parks will be in Slave Lake to talk about management plans for northern pike and walleye. There’s an update in process…

Colin Craig Canadian Taxpayers Federation Over the past year the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has been quite critical about many of the Notley government’s major financial decisions. From her massive new carbon tax to her plan to more than triple the…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services For many people, giving up tobacco is easier said than done. Giving it up may be one the toughest challenges you face in life, but it will also be one of your most rewarding. Everyone…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake First off, Happy New Year to everyone! And with a new year comes a new set of topics, so let’s get off to a great start with talking about something is not usually talked…

Mac Olsen Smoky River Express When it comes to left-wing/liberal media, left-wing movies and actors’ activism, now more than ever, I am on guard and tune out to ensure I don’t become a victim of their propaganda. The Golden Globe…

Edmonton police are being criticized for not releasing the names of murder victims. There is no legal requirement, apparently, either to do it or not do it. It’s probably being done out of respect for the wishes of the bereaved.…