Changes to recycling program

Phil Ambroziak North America’s recycling industry is about to undergo some big changes and Meadow Lake is no exception. According to Layne Shkopich of Shkopich Enviro Ltd. – the company contracted to mana...

Judo popular in North

Phil Ambroziak “I like the sport and always have fun with it – whether I win or lose.” These words belong to 12-year-old Luke Sampson of La Ronge, a fourth-year judo competitor who said he’s been having o...

Track to get paint job

by Phil Ambroziak Both the City of Meadow Lake and the Northwest School Division are on track when it comes to improving a popular component of Lions Park. During its regular meeting Feb. 15, the school d...

Walk promotes solidarity

by Phil Ambroziak The communities of Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation are not about to let anger and hatred tear apart what has become a respected, strong and highly valued relationship. After Big...

Conservative nominee steps up

by Phil Ambroziak Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River is a winnable riding for the Conservative Party of Canada. That was the message put forth by former Canadian Alliance leader Stockwell Day when he vis...

La Loche kids visit T.O.

by Phil Ambroziak A recent trip to Toronto was a slam dunk for a group of La Loche teens. Late last month, 15 Grades 9-12 students from La Loche Community School embarked on both a fun and education-fille...

Cold temperatures prevail

by Phil Ambroziak Winter is certainly here to stay – at least for a little while. According to John Paul Cragg, a warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment Canada, the mercury in Meadow Lake dro...

St. Cyr extends trail

by Phil Ambroziak On the trail of top notch outdoor recreation? Look no further than the St. Cyr Hills east of Meadow Lake. That’s what Peter Schalm, president of the St. Cyr Trails Club, and other outdoo...

Harrison proud of new leader

by Phil Ambroziak “I am obviously very, very happy!” Thus was the enthusiasm displayed by Meadow Lake MLA Jeremy Harrison in the wake of fellow MLA Scott Moe’s victory in Saturday’s (Jan. 27) Saskatchewan...

Manta Ray makes history

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s Niah Shakotko continues to make a splash when it comes to her favourite sport. The 14 year old recently earned a bronze medal at the annual ManSask Championships held Dec. ...