NEWS

RCMP detachment receives eagle feather

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.

HAPPENINGS

A record year for the Christmas Bird Count

The 26th Annual Slave Lake Christmas Bird Count looked a little different with the COVID-19 restrictions. Although indoor and outdoor social gatherings were not allowed this year, it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of local birders for this popular event that took place on Saturday, December 19th.

Sports

Some curling returns to Slave

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.