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RCMP address panhandling

by Phil Ambroziak The Meadow Lake RCMP have turned to the local business community in an effort to curb an all too common occurrence police say has elevated well beyond the level of being a simple nuisance. ...
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Golden anniversary for writer

by Phil Ambroziak The ability to do what you love is reward enough. That’s how long-time Goodsoil resident Clara Hankey feels, but, in spite of this, Hankey was still recognized recently for her half-cent...
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The Conversation

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Prairie North Regional Health Authority and it’s Michelle Willick’s job to make sure they’re both in place and recognized for the work they do. Recently, Michelle spoke ...
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Sox gear up for season

by Phil Ambroziak “The crack of the bat, the sound of baseballs thumping into gloves, the infield chatter are like birdsong to the baseball starved.” As true as this quote from Canadian novelist W.P. Kins...
Editorial

Finding a better solution

Oftentimes police work isn’t as cut and dry as simply catching the bad guy and taking him off to jail. That’s a realization the Meadow Lake RCMP have come to, as evidenced by the efforts of Cpl. Ryan How and...
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Service road access point closed

by Phil Ambroziak Motorists in Meadow Lake now have to take an alternate route to and from the west service road adjacent to Highway 4. This week, city workers installed a barricade at the service road ap...
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Worker fired for speaking out

by Derek Cornet After speaking with a news reporter about vote buying on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation (MSFN), Leon Weeseekase is out of a job. The incident occurred last month after CBC spent two days o...
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The Conversation

Although retired Purolator driver Garry Sabraw doesn’t live in Meadow Lake, he’s become a popular person with locals. After delivering packages to residents in the community for close to 23 years, Garry spoke w...