Jeff Burgar South Peace News Mark Zuckerberg, boss of Facebook, connives. He schemes. His entire company is a engine of psychotic destruction, wrecking weak minds. Sitting before an investigation in Washington, he lied through his teeth after admitting Facebook was…

The murder of Nicole Robar, as shocking as it was, seems to have sort of faded into the background. Not for those who knew her, of course. But as these things go, months pass with nothing much happening. Years, even.…
Run for a good cause

The Terry Fox Run in Slave Lake is doing as well or better than it ever has. Chief organizer Rhonda Willis says over $4,000 was raised this year in the September 16 run. In its history, the Slave Lake Terry…
Game of inches

Rotarians had the measuring tape out to determine the winners of the Rotary Duck Drop on Saturday at Gilwood Golf Club. Several hundred numbered yellow duckies were dropped by Remote Helicopters at a target on the driving range. Winning by…
In the rhubarb

We’re not sure what the story was here, but we heard the driver was okay – probably because the tractor stayed upright. It appeared this truck was headed east on Hwy. 2, crossed the westbound lane and went into the…
Let it flow

The new water intake facility at Wagner was the site of a barbecue and ribbon-cutting on Sept. 20, celebrating its completion. It will become the principal intake for the water plant in Slave Lake, replacing the unreliable one in the…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Across Alberta, children are learning how to get to school and back home safely during annual Traffic Safety Day events. There is plenty of room for improvement. During the 2015-16 school year, nearly 50 per cent…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader After seven years of teaching students at the Smith School, teacher Caitlynn Chernish swoops up position of principal at the Smith School in the hamlet of Smith Alta. Chernish has taught a variety of subjects and…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Things are brisk in the world of the Slave Lake Rotary Club – at least that’s the impression Harry Bartlett gives. Last week he updated The Leader on three separate fundraisers – one just ending, one…

Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Their experience and backgrounds vary, but all are excited to be part of either Roland Michener Secondary school (RMSS) or/and Lakeside Outreach and working with the students in their classes. 10 new staff members – Brian…

Leader staff Five people are facing a multitude of charges, after a joint forces operation nabbed four of them on Sept. 12 in Calling Lake and the fifth a day later in Wabasca. This was in response to “crime trends,”…

Submitted On Sept. 14, 2018 at approximately 12 noon, Desmarais RCMP responded to a report of a quad roll over in Desmarais. Preliminary investigation indicates a quad with a lone occupant was driving on a gravel road and attempted to…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Something like 80 per cent of respondents to an online survey last spring said they were in favour of cannabis sale and consumption being allowed in Slave Lake. That’s one side of the story. Another side…

Sept. 18, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Please reconsider that setback distance Heather and Harry Bartlett of Slave Lake made a presentation to council on the results of their research on setback distances for cannabis stores from schools, etc.…