Campers and just about everybody looking to enjoy outdoor activites have been wondering when exactly somebody in authority will allow…
In the midst of COVID-19, a new restaurant opened in Slave Lake for takeout and delivery. Seoul Kitchen Express had a soft opening on May 5. It was so busy that it ran out of food. For the next two days, it sold bubble tea only. By Friday, it was back to offering food.
Fifteen years ago in March, Dennise McIntyre was invited to the first Animal Rescue Committee of Slave Lake (ARC) meeting. It wasn’t called that yet. It was just a group of people who thought they should get together to discuss ways to help the Town of Slave Lake improve the pound and find homes for dogs.
Good news for the book-starved among us; a local church is developing a lending library to help folks get through this time of isolation and library closure. On the list we saw last week there were 122 titles in various genres, stored and ready for lending at St. Peter’s Ecumenical Church.
Good news doesn’t always come from where you expect it to. The virus epidemic has caused a drastic drop in worldwide demand for many products, but an increase in other areas. One of those is notably tissue paper. That’s not what pulp from Slave Lake Pulp has historically been used for, but they’ll take it! The mill gets to stay open and people keep working.
Users of the landfill at Wagner lately have found it operating a bit differently.
For example: ‘You’ll have to hang onto that microwave oven. We’re not taking those right now.’
And: ‘Paint? We’re not taking that.’
Slave Lake Community Futures is “just starting a COVID recovery plan,” says executive-director Josh Friesen.Part of this is the development of an online local support hub to help deal with the aftermath of COVID-19. The goal is to support businesses and the community,
Slave Lake should be getting some additional road repairs this summer.
Last week town council approved an amendment to the capital budget that adds nearly $400,000 for fixing bad spots around town.
Good news on the sad state of Hwy. 2 came last Thursday from Lesser Slave MLA Pat Rehn. We’re getting some new pavement!
Rehn announced three sections of new asphalt in a social media post.
Twenty-four minutes and nine seconds; that’s how long it took Remote Helicopters to remove four air-conditioning units off the roof of Slave Lake’s No Frills on the evening of April 26, relocate two of them and hoist a new one into place.