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Fifty-five years of service with the Royal Purple

Pauline Gervais of McLennan was recently presented with a bouquet of flowers in recognition for 55 years of outstanding service with the McLennan Royal Order of Purple. Also in the photo is Julien Gervais, Maggie Gervais, Gail Gervais and Pauline's great-grandaughter Kennedy Garinger.

Paddle the Peace 2014 returns next month

Registrations are still being accepted for the upcoming fourth annual Paddle the Peace event, taking place on the weekend of August 16-17.

Federated Co-operatives Ltd. launches bulk plant expansion near Falher

Expansion work at Girouxville Co-op's cardlock bulk plant just east of Falher is currently underway.

AHS issues blue-green algae advisory for Winagami Lake

The return of blue-green algae in the waters of Winagami Lake (located southeast of McLennan) has prompted Alberta Health Service to issue an advisory.


Commentary: Wounded Warriors come to Slave Lake

A year ago Ė almost to the day Ė The Lakeside Leader hired me, a green reporter from Edmonton, to join their team in Slave Lake.

SRE From The Hip: Being home from holidays never felt so good!

Suggesting we had a rather eventful one-week vacation in mid-July might be regarded by many people as a significant understatement after reading this week's installment of From The Hip.

SRE Where Things Stand: Upcoming hunting season is just around the corner

Itís high summer and families are camping, fishing and/or barbecuing, but itís also the time to start planning for your hunting season.

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Spotlight: Local musician to release Country Rock album

During the day Cory Cardinal works as the Senior Constable for the Lakeshore Regional Police Service in Faust.

Spotlight: Parks Day, grand re-opening ceremony held at Hilliardís Bay Provincial Park

July 19 saw the celebration of National Parks Day at Hilliardís Bay Provincial Park, as well as a grand re-opening ceremony for Loops D and E which have undergone extensive renovations.

Your Horoscope for the fifth week of July

LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, expect some unexpected visitors this week. Straighten up around the house and make the most of this unplanned time with a few old friends.


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