There’s not a lot of optimism going around about hockey or figure skating getting re-started. Based on last week’s government announcements about the gradual easing of restrictions, plus Hockey Alberta pulling the plug on the season (there goes minor hockey), things look pretty gloomy.
When it comes to public housing, the news is mixed, but one big good news item outweighs everything else. No cases of COVID-19 in the seniors’ lodge in Slave Lake.
It comes at a cost. Visitors aren’t allowed.
Dr. Jenna Baker is the first licensed naturopathic doctor (naturopath) in Slave Lake. She started seeing patients on January 19, 2021.
“We’re still not super mainstream,” says Baker, of naturopathic medicine, which is also called naturopathy medicine.
Word on the street is there are a lot more private skating rinks this winter than usual. People want to skate and with hockey and indoor facilities shut down for three weeks, back (and sometimes front) yard rinks are one answer.
Curling Alberta has given clubs in ‘enhanced’ zones the green light for allowing individual, one-on-one, and family (same household) practices.
So we are opening up the club starting Wednesday, December 2nd for individuals, one-on-ones, and families from the same household to book a sheet.
Moonlight Madness will be Friday, Nov. 20, unless the Alberta Health Services (AHS) COVID-19 restrictions change between the paper going to print and when it comes out.
Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce puts on this annual event.
Lakeside Figure Skating Club in Slave Lake received $10,000 from the Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant, to help it respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A media release from Lakeside says, “In September, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announced an $8 million
While some businesses are scaling back or closing because of COVID-19, Jo Burdeos says she opened BesTea in Slave Lake “because of the pandemic.”
“We love drinking bubble tea,” she says of herself and her family.
Minor hockey finally arrived back on the scene this past weekend. It came with a new set of headaches, thanks to COVID, but the hockey was good, the kids had fun and fans of the game (including your local sports reporters) are happy it’s back.
Gord Crawford of Expander Energy got so busy talking to town and M.D. people last week (maybe others) he didn’t have time for a proposed sit-down interview with your local paper. So we did it by phone when he got back to Calgary.