The Slave Lake RCMP detachment is now on board with the RCMP’s ‘Eagle Feather Protocol.’ Recently the detachment took delivery of one such feather.
It’s purpose, as explained in an RCMP document, is to give people the option of swearing legal oaths using the feather rather than the Bible or some similar book.
For Christmas 2020, 204 Slave Lake and area families received food hampers and presents for their kids. This is 30 more than in 2019.
In 2019, 174 households received Christmas hampers, says a January 8, 2020 Leader article.
What a strange year 2020 was, for all sorts of reasons. There have been stories galore about it, but not many of them have been about a pulp mill operating in northern Alberta.
Asking a politician to go out on a limb and make predictions might be a waste of time. But Slave Lake’s mayor Tyler Warman is usually more willing than most to do that sort of thing.
On January 5, 2021, the Town of Slave Lake posted an open letter to MLA of Lesser Slave Lake, Pat Rehn, on their website asking for his resignation.
“It’s (Slave Lake Adult Education Committee) really evolved over the years,” says Tim Horsman. “There’s lots of different guidelines that need to be followed. It became much more strict as time went on.”
A school program which started in Slave Lake won the 2020 School Board Innovation and Excellence Award.
Beyond the Classroom program provides targeted support for students who need extra help, says a Living Waters Separate Catholic School Board media release.
RCMP have arrested four people in connection with automated teller machine (ATM) thefts in 11 Alberta communities, including Slave Lake.
In custody Nov. 17 are two 33-year-old men and a 35-year-old woman. On Dec. 1, a fourth suspect was collared in Gunn.
With COVID-19 restrictions, Remembrance Day 2020 ceremonies were different, but Slave Lake, Smith, and Flatbush held a one.
Kinosayo Museum didn’t hold a ceremony in Kinuso this year, but a work experience student is digitizing photos for next year, says Kinosayo board president Jennifer Churchill.