by Jean Moore-Lemoine, Community Development Coordinator “Smoky River Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) has, for the first time, completed the new Smoky River Christmas Voucher Program, a program that provides those in need with an opportunity for greater independence in choosing…

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,…

by Spotlight staff Motorists are reminded to be prepared for slippery, snowy road conditions and to modify their driving habits accordingly while driving thsi winter. Varying weather is a hallmark of Alberta winters and can wreak havoc on roads, states…

by Spotlight Staff Tammy Lamouche, 27, a Metis/Cree woman, was raised in Gift Lake Metis Settlement. She moved to Edmonton not long after graduating junior high school to purse her education. She went on to graduate high school at Edmonton…

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The Knights of Columbus donated $950 to the FCSS Christmas Voucher Program Fund. The money was raised at the Knights “Turkey Bingo” held on December 6 at St. Ann Parish Church basement in Falher and the cheque presented to Jean…

Tom Henihan McLennan Victory Life Church has been extremely busy coming up to Christmas with two back-to-back events, the Christmas Café Concert at the Elks Hall on Friday Dec. 4 and the Ladies’ Bake Exchange on Saturday Dec. 5. Approximately…

by Tom Henihan There was an interesting change of pace at Villa Beausejour on Monday, November 8 when the Smoky River Dance Society came by to present a brief but energetic 45-minute recital in the late afternoon. The approximately 60…