Slave Lake’s Junior ‘A’ team stole a game from High Prairie on Friday. Outshot 53 – 25, they made the most of their chances, beating the Redwings 7 – 4. Sunday back in High Prairie the wheels fell off.
Terry Barber, world-renowned performer, will be coming to the Stage North stage at the Legacy Centre on Thursday, January 14. He’ll be singing the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
A man fell from the roof of a Slave Lake apartment building on Sunday, December 15 between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.
The man was pronounced dead on the scene, says RCMP Sgt. Don Racette.
Ken Giblin, who owned Century 21 Realty in Slave Lake along with his wife Barb, died earlier this month at the age of 81.
Following a career in the RCMP, Giblin and his wife chose Slave Lake as the place they wanted to do business and started the Century 21 firm in the late 1980s or early 1990s.
Two men who call themselves ‘paranormal’ researchers were in Slave Lake recently looking into a local legend. Chad Lewis and Kevin Nelson, from southern Wisconsin, also visited Wabasca and Athabasca to investigate several historic ‘wihtikow’ or windigo tales.
Slave Lake’s Junior hockey team was involved in a couple more one-goal games on the weekend. One went their way and one went the other way.
Badly out-shot on Friday night, the Icedogs still managed to beat the Northern Alberta Tomahawks.
Moonlight Madness/Light-Up Slave Lake has changed quite a lot over the years. But it’s still one of the premier events of the Chamber of Commerce and when you hold a parade – people show up! They did that again in pretty big numbers for the 2019 edition on Nov. 15
Not much, and that may be a good thing. Yes, says team owner Lauren Barr, it sucks that there are only three teams in the league. But what’s good about it is the teams are fairly even, the scores are close and the situation competitive. No 20 – 1 games and the like, which would put sustainability into question.
Terry Drewniak, from Slave Lake, started making group costumes for the whole family after they went to Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo in 2013. He’s been making them ever since.
It’s often the case – as Joni Mitchell said – that ‘you don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone.’ A lot of people were thinking along those lines after the sudden passing of Jeff Commins of Wagner on Nov. 8.