Will Willier’s memoir of Sister Theresa Devine

Editor’s note: Wilfred Willier was born, raised, attended school and was married in the town of High Prairie. He is a lawyer [26 years] who owns and operates his law firm in Edmonton and practices Aboriginal, administrative, criminal and family…
A bit of Athabasca River history, in Paterson family photos

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Former Widewater resident Bruce Paterson, has an extensive collection of historic photos taken by his grandparents. The photos are from 1910 to 1923 and show scenes from travels up the Athabasca river. They were taken by Bruce’s…
Jaycoxes brought education to Loon Lake in the 1950s

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader In the 1950s, reaching Loon Lake was no easy task. It took Clarence Jaycox two tries to get there, but many people in Loon Lake are grateful that he did. “My dad really found Loon Lake by…
One thing leads to another: Art Boisvert looks back

“I had an uncle who had a store in Kinuso. He sold it to Leo and my dad.” That’s the opening response in an interview with longtime Kinuso businessman Art Boisvert, who is now 86 years old and Living in…
A tribute to Dr. Desmond Thomas Pim

Dr. Desmond Pim was born on Feb. 28, 1927 and passed away Nov. 20, 2018. The three photos show Dr. Pim at various stages in his life from a young boy to a retired doctor. Editor’s note: From 1958-64, Dr.…