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Whiz kid gets perfect score on prov. math  exam

Campbell Rea   Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader It’s not every day a local student scores 100 per cent on a provincial diploma exam in mathematics. When The Leader heard that Campbell Rea, a Grade 12 Roland Michener School student, was…
Wonderland officially open for business in Slave Lake

‘Wonderland’ Indoor Playground and Café had its grand opening earlier this month. The Leader popped by to find the place packed with kiddies and parents enjoying themselves. Owner Hayel Abu Salim (right) and daughter Shahrazad pose during the big day.…
Help for EPIC

Team EPIC received support recently from the Landon Persson Memorial Fund for its programs in Slave Lake. Presenting the $500 cheque were Lacey, Breeley and Madison Gramlich, and Coralee, Logan and Parker Persson. Accepting for Team EPIC (Engaging Partnerships In…
St. Francis hosts annual open house

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The 2016/2017 school year seems to be flying right by – last week St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy hosted its annual open house to showcase current students’ projects and what the school has to offer…

Apr. 4 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Back to square one The town has to start over on a bylaw aimed at releasing a bit of environmental reserve for development. That means giving first reading to an adjusted bylaw and…

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – SLNFC closed meetings Wed. at 8:00 p.m. 416 6 Ave. N.E. St. Peter’s Ecumenical Church Open meetings Sat. at 8:00 p.m. 508 7 St. S.E. Closed meetings Tues. 8:00 p.m. and Fri. at 8:00 p.m. at Abundant…
Tae kwon do kids enter the ring in Westlock and do well

Some students from the Little Kickers class that went to the Westlock Tournament showing off their medals! Back row: Bruce Whitney and Leona Buchholtz. Front row: Nate Allarie, Zander Smith, Keegan Warman, Conner Smith, Danni Carmichael. Warman, Conner Smith, Danni…
Obituary – Virginia Larocque

Virginia Larocque Born August, 18, 1947 Kinuso, Alberta Passed Away February, 24, 2017 Slave Lake, Alberta Virginia passed away on February 24 after a short battle with cancer at 69 years of age. She is survived by her husband Richard…

Jennifer Beaulieu Alberta Health Services Despite improvements in oral health, dental cavities continue to be common in childhood. To maintain those beautiful smiles, adults need to provide oral health care for their infants and young children and help brush and…

Derek James Troy Media Alberta is all abuzz. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is back from her trip to Washington. She was there to advocate for the province’s economic interests against the rising tide of American trade protectionism and to explain…
Cadets to Vimy Ridge this week

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader A dozen members of the 2890 Loyal Edmonton Regiment Slave Lake Army Cadet Corps leave this week for Europe. They’ll spend 10 days there, doing some sightseeing, but more importantly, taking part in the 100th anniversary…

Pastor Tracy Ottenbreit Slave Lake Alliance Church In previous articles, it has been established that a large portion of the Big Picture is the fact that humans are all guilty. While many consider themselves to be “good people,” this is…

There was a fatal head on collision involving a pickup truck and semi on Highway 44 by Flatbush around 7:00 a.m. on April 6. Smaller vehicles were diverted around the scene via secondary roads, while larger vehicles had to wait on…