Firefighter remembered

by Phil Ambroziak Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12 and this year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” Fire Prevention Week is aimed at educating the public about the...

Anti-gang walk attracts 300-plus

by Phil Ambroziak If the people of Loon Lake, Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation and the RCMP didn’t already have local gang members seeing red, they certainly do now. More than 300 people took part in an or...

Firefighter training offered in M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak There’s more to Meadow Lake Fire and Rescue than simply putting out fires. The local fire department also has a knack for preparing firefighters from other communities in how to deal wi...

New VP for Loon Lake school

by Phil Ambroziak It was the kids who encouraged Cardell Musyj to sign on as the new vice-principal at Ernie Studer School in Loon Lake. Musyj, who started teaching in 1991, came to ESS this fall after t...

Broncos season takes shape

by Phil Ambroziak The Meadow Lake Senior Broncos will soon bust out of the corral and back onto the ice. Tuesday (Sept. 24), the SaskAlta Hockey League held its annual scheduling meeting in Vermilion, AB...

Seymour elected mayor of M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak Merlin Seymour's days of acting mayor of Meadow Lake are over. In tonight's (Sept. 18) municipal by-election, Seymour came out on top over fellow candidate Richard Levesque by less than...

Highway 903 reopens

by Phil Ambroziak Access to and from communities north of Meadow Lake is once again a possibility for motorists travelling along Highway 903. A temporary road was recently constructed about 75 kilometres...

Bear sightings increase near M.L.

by Terry Villeneuve As summer dwindles into fall and winter’s arrival draws ever nearer, food becomes a ‘bear’ necessity throughout Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest. Area residents Herbie and...

French immersion gains steam

by Phil Ambroziak As the first group of French immersion students from Meadow Lake embark on their final year of high school, their hard work has paid off not only for themselves but also in helping to ceme...

Hounsell eyes Mustangs return

by Phil Ambroziak The La Ronge Ice Wolves of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) have finished up exhibition games, and have trimmed their roster. “We’re down to 27 players now,” remarked Ice Wo...

Northern teacher program launches

by Phil Ambroziak The future of education is looking bright for Indigenous students in Saskatchewan’s north. This is how representatives from the University of Regina’s faculty of education, Gabriel Dumo...

Loon Lake RCMP seek suspects

On Aug. 28, Loon Lake RCMP were able to intercept a stolen vehicle travelling through the area containing a significant amount of stolen property and firearms. An investigation led by Cst. Heather Healey ha...

Obituaries

Most Recent Obituaries in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan & Northern Communities.