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Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development The price of living in northern Alberta, Part I Living in northern Alberta comes with a price. This shouldn’t be a surprise for anyone living here, but I think few people fully understand…

Commentary by Tom Henihan Nothing can ruin one’s fun quicker than municipal bylaws. Many a rock concert, late night party, fireworks display and bonfire singalong have had their flames quickly and unceremoniously doused by the meddlesome enforcement of bylaws. They…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Take a leadership role on a work assignment, Aries. If your interest in work has been waning of late, a more active role may help you change your perspective. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus,…

by Jeff Burgar When it comes to both our new federal and provincial governments, I’m still in “Give ‘em a chance to do good” mode. It isn’t easy. To all appearances, neither Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or Premier Rachel Notley…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Unexpected news excites you, Aries. Even though you’re not yet sure if the news is good or bad, you have high hopes that positive information is on the way. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus,…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Don’t be afraid to embrace your lighthearted side this week, Aries. Laughter is the best medicine, and those around you will enjoy your sense of humor. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, embrace your desire…

by Katrina Owens As many community members already know, I relocated to Slave Lake more than two months ago because I was given the opportunity to work as a reporter here at The Leader. I’m enjoying my new-role and I’ve gathered,…