Ride ‘em cowboy

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader High school rodeo riders, ropers, and wrestlers competed at Spruce Point Park rodeo grounds on Sept. 11 and 12th. This was one of the northern zone events in the summer rodeo circuit of the Alberta High School…
The Page

Did you know that since 1980, Alberta has had a Litter Act?Part one is “litter on land, water, and ice” and Part 2 is “unsightly properties.”On September 1, the provincial government announced that people could now search for a company,…
One local and one out of town teacher start at EGW

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader E.G. Wahlstrom Elementary School in Slave Lake has three new teachers. One is from Slave Lake and the other from much further away. (The third may be interviewed at a later time). “I grew up in Slave…
Sept. 11 to 17: Two local COVID deaths

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The week of Sept. 11 to 17, two people died from COVID-19 in the M.D. of Lesser Slave River (LSR). They could be from the M.D. of LSR, Town of Slave Lake or Sawridge First Nation.…
Northern Star seeks zoning change

Proposal is to convert part of Slave Lake hotel into apartments Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The Province of Alberta committed $4.5 million to an affordable housing project in Slave Lake, several years ago. Various proposals have come and gone – abandoned…
‘Great to be back on the ice’ in Ice Breaker

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader “It was great to be back on the ice with the guys, and I think everyone felt the same way,” says Shawn Gramlich, organizer of Ice Breaker Hockey. The game was a ‘pros vs. Joes’ format, with…
All-In Slave Lake in pictures

Slave Lake’s summer festival happened at an odd time this year, thanks to pandemic cosiderations, but when it finally happened, it was a great success. We managed to capture scenes from a few of the many events that happened Aug.…