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A record year for the Christmas Bird Count

Submitted The 26th Annual Slave Lake Christmas Bird Count looked a little different with the COVID-19 restrictions. Although indoor and outdoor social gatherings were not allowed this year, it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of local birders for this popular event…
Beautiful Christmas displays around the town

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. Not only that, there’s a Christmas house-decorating contest being held in the Town of Slave Lake. It’s a town project and it was running all last week and this week up to Dec.…
MNA Region 5 using art to exhibit local knowledge

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader “It’s a travelling exhibit,” says photographer and artist, Lorna Dancey. Dancey is referring to the six museum quality information pillars she made for Métis Nation of Alberta Region 5. These are snapshots from an ongoing research…