Reported tornado hits Meadow Lake Provincial Park

“It looks like a bomb went off.” Those are the words of an eyewitness of the tornado that touched down at Murray Doell campground at Lac Des Isles in the Meadow Lake Provincial Park and Lauman’s Landing...

Mustangs cut ties with WPHA

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake Mustangs officials believe in doing what’s best for their players. That’s why, following a recent falling out between the Western Provinces Hockey Association (WPHA) and the...

Roddy Ross drafted by Flyers

by Phil Ambroziak “The Kid” is on his way. Meadow Lake’s Roddy Ross, who last season was signed by the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Seattle Thunderbirds, is on to the next step in his hockey career afte...

Crows safe in Meadow Lake

by Phil Ambroziak During Monday’s (June 24) regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council, local legislators voted to repeal the city's crow pest control bylaw which had been in place for nearly two decades. ...

Football coach bids farewell

by Phil Ambroziak Spring football camp took place last week at Lions Park and, if anything, the Carpenter High School Spartans plan to be a force to be reckoned with when the 2019 season gets underway this ...

Young boxer rises in the ranks

by Terry Villeneuve Only 12 years old, but already a seasoned fighter, Jace Derocher of Meadow Lake recently won the biggest match of his young career. On June 15 Derocher competed in a Pro-Am boxing car...

Suspect injures police dog

On June 16 at approximately 2:45 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP were searching the Waterhen Lake First Nation for suspects believed to be involved in a reported home invasion earlier that day. Two male suspects were r...

Missing canoeist presumed drowned

On June 8, Green Lake RCMP responded to a call at Smoothstone Lake east of Dore Lake after receiving a report of a missing canoeist. Two friends were camping in the area and one, a 27-year-old male from Calgary...

CHS athlete makes history

by Phil Ambroziak Records were made to be broken. Not only did Carpenter High School Grade 10 athlete Avery Pearson capture two gold medals and a silver at this past weekend’s Saskatchewan High Schools A...

Stampede Week shines for 99th time

by Phil Ambroziak “The excitement is building.” With the 99th annual Meadow Lake Stampede now in the record books, that’s what Meadow Lake Stampede Association president Leighton Wood and other organizer...