Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Both senior girls and boys Rams made it to volleyball Zones, but that’s where the season ended. Roland Michener School in Slave Lake also had junior and senior volleyball teams this year. The juniors finished a while…

Leader staff The M.D. of Lesser Slave River dealt with three requests for FCSS (Family and Community Support Services) funds at its Nov. 23 meeting. However, their hands were tied. The problem, council heard, is that although $23,000 is showing…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

Nov. 15, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Beaver bounty up Council’s first notable action of the meeting was to increase the beaver bounty budget by $5,000. This was not an item on the agenda, so there was no written report…
Two of Slave Lake’s real estate firms joining forces

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Two of Slave Lake’s real estate firms are teaming up. As of Dec. 1, all the Royal LePage people will move over to the RE/MAX downtown location, but it won’t be called that anymore. “I am buying…

Commentary byChris Clegg Former High Prairian Denis Peyre used to tell me, “If you want to learn about economics, read the sports pages.” In the last few weeks, forums and websites are littered with disgruntled fans complaining about the advertisements…

Franco Terrazzano and Kris SimsTroy Media Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has set her sights on stopping big-taxing politicians in Ottawa. We also need Smith to guard against tax hikes at home. And the best way to do that is to…
Slave Laker takes a stab at professional wrestling

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader At home and at his regular job, he’s mild-mannered Derri Deschover of Slave Lake. But as of about a month ago, he’s also Tarzan Hayes, the terror of the wrestling ring. “I’m working with Monster Pro Wrestling…
Two one-goal losses for the Icedogs

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Looking on the bright side, the Slave Lake Icedogs were competitive in both their games this past weekend. They lost 13 – 12 to Edson Friday night, and dropped a 7 – 6 decision to Gibbons on…
HPSD has bus drivers in training, but routes still closed

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader There are three bus drivers being trained to drive in Slave Lake, but the process takes two months. Therefore, parents will continue to have to transport in-town students. On November 7, High Prairie School Division (HPSD) had…