SL minor soccer had good spring season, despite the rain

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader “We really prevailed through some crummy weather,” says TinaMarie Ritter, president of the Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association. However, despite the weather it was a good season, she adds. “There’s lots of kids who like to play…
‘Be safe, work hard, be kind’ – 81 students take

Leader staff ‘Let’s go out there and make the world a better place.’ Those were valedictorian Saige Burnett’s closing words in her speech to her fellow Roland Michener Secondary School graduates at their June 25 ceremony at The Gathering Place…
Children’s Festival moved to ‘All-In’ in August

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Traditionally, the second weekend in July is Riverboat Daze. This year, it’s a bit different. The travelling carnival rides and games are still in Slave Lake July 8 to 10, but everything else has been moved to…
Firewood business going well for visually-impaired boy

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Here’s something you don’t hear about every day – a 17-year-old visually-impaired person running his own firewood business. His name is Nathan Pendrak, and he’s just finishing up his Grade 11 year in Slave Lake. On evenings…
Slave Lake kids put on their business hats

Lemonade Day, 2022 Leader staff Slave Lake’s annual Lemonade Day did not get rained out, as organizers and participants might have feared, given the forecast for June 18. Business was brisk, as a dozen teams of youthful entrepreneurs set up…
Father-son duo win 2022 Anglers Cup

Leader staff Fifty teams took part in the 2022 Canadian Tire Anglers Cup walleye tournament. Billy Flemming and his son Laken won the tournament. Weather was variable, but manageable, and the fish seemed to be biting pretty well. Teams got…