Arnold Viersen (Conservative), Leslie Penny (Liberal), Peter Nygaard (Green) and John Schrader (People’s Party of Canada) spoke at the Slave Lake federal elections forum on October 3. They’ve been campaigning since the beginning of the election.
The family of missing men on Great Slave Lake plan to continue the ground search. They seek prayer and resources to aid the search.
The missing men are Daniel Courtoreille, Michael Courtoreille, Jason Fulton and Stacy Linington.
John Hunt from Kinuso races motocross and introduced his children to it young. Aiden, eight, started riding dirt bikes when he was four and competing in races when he was five. This year, Savannah, who is seven, joined them.
Dr. Nicholaas Lerm and his wife Chandré, moved to Slave Lake in September.
Dr. Lerm is an anesthesiologist which was the missing link to reopen the operating room at the Slave Lake Hospital.
For the second year, Alberta Support and Emergency Response Team (ASERT) held its annual training exercise in Slave Lake. It took place at the fire training facility and the boat launch at the weir.
Nick Grimshaw is the executive director of ASERT.
Devin Bellerose is a certified addictions counsellor, traditional drummer and dancer, and cross-cultural teacher. He is now the Slave Lake coordinator for Community Helpers.
Community Helpers is a province wide program to help decrease the number of suicides.
With over a month of fire season still to come, it’s anyone’s guess how it will go.
As of September 17, this year had less fires than the five year average, but over 20 times the average hectares burnt.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the only Chinese boy in a small town in Alberta? Writer Marty Chan has the inside scoop.
Chan grew up in Morrinville, Alberta, 30 miles north of Edmonton.
Corporal McDermott of the Slave Lake Detachment feels very strongly about first responders mental health.
“PTSD is so real in our world, but nobody wants to talk about it,” says McDermott.
Back in June, Northern Lakes College postponed its grad because of wildfires. The new date didn’t work for the venue in High Prairie, so the grad was held in Slave Lake at the Gathering Place on Sept. 12 and 13.