Icedogs out the gate with two wins

Slave Lake’s Junior ‘A’ team started its sophomore season with a bang, clobbering the rookie Fox Creek Ice Kings in a pair of games. The ‘Dogs skated to an 8 – 1 win in Fox Creek Friday night and followed it up with a 9 -1 victory in their home-opener Saturday.


Groups gear up for a very different ice-use season

Ice user groups got the lowdown last week on the Town of Slave Lake’s plans for running the indoor ice rinks this season.
It starts with a later-than-usual date (or dates) for ice installation. And then it gets very strange, with guidelines for reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19 being the dominant factor.


The word from the Icedogs: ‘We are going ahead’

COVID restrictions on the number of spectators at games are not going to stop the Slave Lake Icedogs from taking the ice this season. That’s the word from Lauren Barr, the Junior team’s general manager.
Barr plans to be back for a second season and says she recently met with Town of Slave Lake officials to talk about the situation.


Big Fish Bay RV Resort adding 130 campsites

Never mind how wet it is, or how much beach there isn’t. People want to camp and if you build it, they will come. That’s the message Big Fish Bay Resort at Slave Lake has been getting, loud and clear.
“If we had those 130 (additional) sites,” says owner Willie Driedger, “they would have been filled.”