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‘Be safe, work hard, be kind’ – 81 students take

Leader staff ‘Let’s go out there and make the world a better place.’ Those were valedictorian Saige Burnett’s closing words in her speech to her fellow Roland Michener Secondary School graduates at their June 25 ceremony at The Gathering Place…
Children’s Festival moved to ‘All-In’ in August

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Traditionally, the second weekend in July is Riverboat Daze. This year, it’s a bit different. The travelling carnival rides and games are still in Slave Lake July 8 to 10, but everything else has been moved to…
Slave Lake kids put on their business hats

Lemonade Day, 2022 Leader staff Slave Lake’s annual Lemonade Day did not get rained out, as organizers and participants might have feared, given the forecast for June 18. Business was brisk, as a dozen teams of youthful entrepreneurs set up…

The Rotary Club’s NHL Playoff Pool top 10 finishers ended up like this:Eastern Whalers 9Mopar3CHEEZE3OilTime 2CKeaveny 6Gartner is FasterTurbo 3TMURPHY003662-GG3River Rats 2 Results are not yet official
Fun time for all at the Flatbush Festival on June 18

Leader staff According to M.D. of Lesser Slave River reeve Murray Kerik, organizers of the annual Flatbush Festival pancake breakfast never know how many are going to show up. It could be 50, or it could be 500. This year’s…
Schools take part in Indigenous Day

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Schools in the Slave Lake area took part in Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. To commemorate the day, Swan River First Nation School was closed. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy held Indigenous activities throughout the…
Lots of activities for Indigenous Peoples Day

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader June 21 was Indigenous Peoples Day. The Slave Lake Friendship Centre helds its annual event in Schurter Park. In Wabasca, the Indigenous Peoples Day celebration included crafts, arts, and food vendors, a round dance, local traditional dancer…