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Michener Junior boys basketball Rams lose in close final

Richard FroeseFor the Lakeside Leader The Roland Michener junior boys’ basketball team, of Slave Lake, lost a close game in the final of the annual Rim Rocker Basketball Tournament hosted Jan. 20-21 by the Prairie River Raiders in High Prairie.…
No answers yet for struggling Icedogs

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The Slave Lake Icedogs suffered their customary shellacking at the hands of the High Prairie Redwings in their most recent meeting. This was a home game on Saturday night. The Icedogs got outscored 10 – 0, which…
Two 3 – 2 games for U18 Thunder; one loss one victory

Minor hockey report Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The U18 Thunder carried the play in their Saturday home game against CNN, out-shooting the visitors almost two-to-one. But CNN had the final word, winning 3 – 2. The Thunder fell behind early by…

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Tyler Warman, the mayor of Slave Lake, resigned his town council post as of Feb. 1. Partway through his third full term, he had served in that position since mid-2013, when his predecessor also unexpectedly pulled the…
Local people tell a bit of their story

Pearl LorentzenSlave Lake and Area Mental Health Network Have you ever wanted to know a bit more about the people who live in Slave Lake? The Slave Lake Library and Slave Lake and Area Mental Health Network (SLAM) have started…
Kids Can Catch coming up on February 18 in Joussard

No fishing licenses required for the event Kate LovsinLesser Slave Watershed Council The Lesser Slave Watershed Council (LSWC) is hosting its sixth annual Kids Can Catch Ice Fishing Fun Day with the Joussard Community Association (JCA) in Joussard, AB on…
Slave Lake nurse pursuing her love of baking

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Silvia Chisholm is pursuing her joy of cooking with a home-based business in Slave Lake. Silvia has lived in Slave Lake since 2014 with her husband, who works in forestry. She’s a full-time nurse at the Slave…
SL therapist hopes to help people pursue their interests

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader People feel pressure to have culturally acceptable hobbies and interests, says Gwen Bonnell. Therefore, they may hide their passions, which means denying a part of who they are. Part of her role as a mental health therapist…

February started today. Here’s a bit of what is going on in the area. Feb. 4 – the Slave Lake Curling Club has a youth bonspiel. Feb. 4 – Sixth Annual Full Moon Ski at the Nine Mile Recreation Area.…
Kids learn life skills and math in the EGW kitchen

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader EG Wahlstrom Elementary School students have the opportunity to learn a bit about cooking. For the last three years, Lynn Bain, education assistant, has run the nutrition program at the school. Every day for three periods, small…