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Commentary by Jeff Burgar A most interesting comment was made at one of our community schools a few years by a graduating student. The young gentleman, in his address said, and I paraphrase his words, “I urge everybody learn to…

Commentary by Mac Olsen   Fall is my favourite time of the year, because that’s when the hunting season arrives. Every year, the South Peace News, Lakeside Leader and Smoky River Express have a hunting supplement, featuring businesses and stories…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development We recently returned from a short vacation Las Vegas with my oldest son. There are many things I love about going to a tourist destination; however, one of my favourites is the restaurants.…

Commentary by Katrina Owens This time of year has always been an exciting one for me, firstly because my birthday is soon approaching (my mom makes the best cheesecake) and secondly because school will be back in session within a…

Commentary by Chris Clegg Reading and hearing of the megabucks earned by movie stars and athletes truly makes the mind boggle. Basketball and baseball players are signing $100 million plus contracts. Hockey and football players are not as fortunate. They…

Dear Editor: I would like to reply to the regional commentary in the Aug. 10/2016 Leader. Here again, I hear the plea for Slave Lake residents to shop local and support local business. Quite simply put, I can’t afford to.…