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Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader After 10 years of having a shelter, a long-term location has been picked. This is the same place it has been for the last two winters, on the fire hall property in northwest Slave Lake. Last…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Big Lakes County has awarded four business refurbishment grants to local businesses to upgrade their facilities. At its regular meeting April 24, council approved $2,500 matching grants to Shady Orchard and Winery, B. Hunt…
Regional funder stops by Slave Lake to spread the word

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader For the second year in a row, a Grande Prairie-based nonprofit stopped by Slave Lake to let groups know about its funding options. Northwestern Alberta Foundation (NAF) met with local nonprofits on May 6 at the…
Council notebook Town of Slave Lake

May 7, 2024 meeting Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader 2023 Fire Season Annual Report Lesser Slave Regional Fire Services Chief Alex Pavcek called 2023 “a milestone year,” in his annual report to council. One milestone was the introduction of the primary…

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The first of eight Slave Lake Forest Area hold-over 2023 wildfires has been extinguished. Alberta Wildfire declared it extinguished after an infrared scan on May 10, says a Slave Lake Forest Area Wildfire Update says. SWF095…