Slave Lake added to the pre-charge assessment program

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Slave Lake is one of the last communities in rural Alberta to start using the pre-charge assessment process, which allows police officers to get feedback from an experienced Crown prosecutor before laying charges. Ramona Robins is…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

July 2, 2024 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It was a meeting with a short agenda, but long reports. Council received two of them – one on Sunset Place and one on the homeless shelter. Back to what they were…
Feds to Marten Beach: ‘You’re on your own’

Leader staff The federal government has decided Marten Beach doesn’t rate any funding for flood mitigation. The negative response to an application to the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF) came in about a year after the M.D. of Lesser…
Seventy-one students sent on their way at RMS grad

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader One of Slave Lake’s bigger gala events of June is the graduation ceremony for Roland Michener Secondary School students who have successfully completed their high school studies. This year’s crop of grads numbered just over 70.…
Efforts continue to stop spread of mussels in lakes, rivers

New mussels task force formed Chris Clegg For the Lakeside Leader A group dedicated to looking after the Lesser Slave Lake watershed is pleased with efforts the Government of Alberta is taking to protect the precious resource. The government announced…
Scenes from the 2024 North Country Fair

The North Country Fair, subtitled ‘A Summer Solstice Celebration and Music Festival’ was held once again in its permanent site in the Driftpile River valley, with music and much more.
The Page

What’s a few zeros, more or less? Well, in the case of the item about Slave Lake Helicopters on Page 9 in last week’s Leader, we were only 198 million short in reporting the number of seedlings the company has…