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.
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On February 29, 14 students, from Slave Lake’s AB Taekwondo, won medals at the eighth annual Westlock Taekwondo Tournament. They competed in sparring, poomsae (patterns) and an exhibition.
Playing sports is one thing. Doing it in front of people who are cheering for you is quite another, and that’s what Leard Robertson of Slave Lake hopes to arrange for people with special needs in the community.
That dapper fellow you see directing things at Slave Lake’s Hotel Northern Star these days is a man with an illustrious past in the hospitality industry. His name is Ashish (but call him ‘Ash’) Arora.
“Connie (Schultz) started the Kodiaks 26 years ago, and kept it running” says teammate Melanie Herbert. Since it started in 1993, the team hasn’t taken a season off, which is unique in both Slave Lake hockey and in the women’s league.
Assistant coach Jerry Vale is now the top man behind the bench for the Slave Lake Icedogs. His promotion follows the departure of Brian Noad, who had guided the ‘Dogs to a successful record in the first two thirds or so of their inaugural season.
The fourth annual Slave Lake adult soccer tournament was held on the Jan. 25 weekend, in aid of Slave Lake KidSport. The following write-up was submitted by chief tournament organizer Esther Bylsma.
Scott Iverson, James Marshner, and Kashaan Mughal each won their category in the horn scoring at the Slave Lake Rod and Gun Club family fun day.
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.