Lesser Slave River News in Brief

2019 Rugged Real Scholarship Applications Due Soon

2019-06-14
2019 Rugged & Real Scholarship Applications Due Soon

The MD’s $1,000 Rugged Real Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving local student attending a ...

Wildfire Update

2019-06-07
Wildfire Update

Update June 7 at 9:00 am. The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 is doing its part to ens...

2019 Municipal Census May 1st to June 30th, 2019

2019-06-06
2019 Municipal Census May 1st to June 30th, 2019

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River will be conducting a Municipal Census between May 1st and ...

Fire Ban/OHV Restriction Adjusted

2019-06-04
Fire Ban/OHV Restriction Adjusted

The Fire Ban and OHV Restriction has been lifted for parts of the Forest Protection Area in the Slave L...

High Level to Lift Evacuation Order

2019-06-02
High Level to Lift Evacuation Order

At 10 am Monday, June 3, the mandatory evacuation order for High Level, the surrounding areas of Macken...

MD Issues Evacuation Order

2019-05-30
MD Issues Evacuation Order

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River has declared a State of Local Emergency at 11:22 a.m. due ...

MD Issues Wildfire Alert

2019-05-30
MD Issues Wildfire Alert

WILDFIRE STATUS UPDATE MAY 30 11:30 AM. The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 has issued...

MD Declares State of Local Emergency (SOLE)

2019-05-30
MD Declares State of Local Emergency (SOLE)

WILDFIRE STATUS UPDATE MAY 30 11:30 AM. The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 has declar...

Mandatory Evacuation Issued

2019-05-29
Mandatory Evacuation Issued

An Alberta Emergency Alert has been issued for a mandatory evacuation of the Hamlet of Wabasca and Bigs...

Oil Projects Underway

2019-05-29
Oil Projects Underway

Motorists are advised that road oiling projects are scheduled for the communities of Smith, Widewater ...

Wind Storm Unearths Archaeological Site

2019-05-27
Wind Storm Unearths Archaeological Site

A massive wind Storm in the Slave Lake region has unearthed a a large pre-historic campsite along the A...

Fire Ban Issued May 22nd

2019-05-22
Fire Ban Issued May 22nd

Please note that a Fire Ban is in effect for the MD of Lesser Slave River effective May 22nd until furt...

Woodlot Management Workshop

2019-05-22
Woodlot Management Workshop

Get the most out of your woodlots and forested areas. Attend the Woodlot Management Workshop on Monday,...

Fire Advisory in Effect

2019-05-21
Fire Advisory in Effect

A Fire Advisory has been issued for the southern Slave Lake Forest Area section of the Forest Protectio...

Municipal Census Underway

2019-05-19
Municipal Census Underway

Over the next several weeks, MD Enumerators will be going door-to-door to conduct the Municipal Census....

2019 FireSmart Community Clean-up Days

2019-05-08
2019 FireSmart Community Clean-up Days

The MD is co-hosting Community Cleanup and BBQ events with Lesser Slave River FireSmart on Saturday, Ju...

Road Allowance Vegetation Management Program 2019

2019-05-08
Road Allowance Vegetation Management Program 2019

As part of the MD of Lesser Slave River’s Vegetation management program, it is sometimes a requirement ...

Hwy 44 Flatbush Cemetery

2019-04-30
Hwy 44 Flatbush Cemetery

The Community of Flatbush wishes a convey heartfelt thank you to Charlotte and Tim Walmsley for their c...

The Great Trail App Has Arrived

2019-03-23
The Great Trail App Has Arrived

Designed in partnership with a tech company called Esri Canada, The Great Trail has recently launched a...

Hwy 44's Rural Roots Farmers Market

2019-03-21
Hwy 44's Rural Roots Farmers Market

Highway 44's Rural Roots Farmers Market is situated in the perfect location for travelers coming from A...

Winner of Hand Held Sprayer

2019-01-15
Winner of Hand Held Sprayer

Congratulations to Murray Chomokovski, winner of the 2018 Weed Control Partnership Program Survey condu...

Sheila Willis Receives Coveted Heritage Award

2018-11-20
Sheila Willis Receives Coveted Heritage Award

Local historian Sheila Willis was honoured for her work to preserve and share the stories of our provin...

MD Utilities Staff Coming to Your Area

2018-11-06
MD Utilities Staff Coming to Your Area

The MD Utilities department will be scheduling visits to households across the region to replace and te...

AFPA Profiles Local Forestry Family

2018-10-01
AFPA Profiles Local Forestry Family

The Alberta Forest Products Association has produced a video series to showcase the families that make ...

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Lesser Slave River News in Brief - mobile view

2019 Rugged Real Scholarship Applications Due Soon

2019-06-14
2019 Rugged & Real Scholarship Applications Due Soon

The MD’s $1,000 Rugged Real Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving local student attending a ...

Wildfire Update

2019-06-07
Wildfire Update

Update June 7 at 9:00 am. The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 is doing its part to ens...

2019 Municipal Census May 1st to June 30th, 2019

2019-06-06
2019 Municipal Census May 1st to June 30th, 2019

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River will be conducting a Municipal Census between May 1st and ...

Fire Ban/OHV Restriction Adjusted

2019-06-04
Fire Ban/OHV Restriction Adjusted

The Fire Ban and OHV Restriction has been lifted for parts of the Forest Protection Area in the Slave L...

High Level to Lift Evacuation Order

2019-06-02
High Level to Lift Evacuation Order

At 10 am Monday, June 3, the mandatory evacuation order for High Level, the surrounding areas of Macken...

MD Issues Evacuation Order

2019-05-30
MD Issues Evacuation Order

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River has declared a State of Local Emergency at 11:22 a.m. due ...

MD Issues Wildfire Alert

2019-05-30
MD Issues Wildfire Alert

WILDFIRE STATUS UPDATE MAY 30 11:30 AM. The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 has issued...

MD Declares State of Local Emergency (SOLE)

2019-05-30
MD Declares State of Local Emergency (SOLE)

WILDFIRE STATUS UPDATE MAY 30 11:30 AM. The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 has declar...

Mandatory Evacuation Issued

2019-05-29
Mandatory Evacuation Issued

An Alberta Emergency Alert has been issued for a mandatory evacuation of the Hamlet of Wabasca and Bigs...

Oil Projects Underway

2019-05-29
Oil Projects Underway

Motorists are advised that road oiling projects are scheduled for the communities of Smith, Widewater ...

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Lesser Slave River by the Numbers

10,076

Square Kilometers

3,074

Residents

1,534

Dwellings

10

Municipal Departments

Meet Your Reeve and Councillors

Reeve Kerik

  

Murray Kerik / Reeve

Councillor Esau

  

Robert Esau / Division 1 Councillor

Sandra Melzer

  

Sandra Melzer / Division 1 Councillor

Councillor Rosche

  

Brian Rosche / Division 2 Councillor

Becky Peiffer

  

Becky Peiffer / Division 1 Councillor

Jeff Commins

  

Jeff Commins / Division 2 Councillor

Councillor Pearson

  

Brad Pearson / Division 2 Councillor

Friends of Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

General Contact Info

 info (@) mdlsr.ca
 780.849.4888
 1.866.449.4888
 780.849.4939

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