Former M.L. mayor passes away

by Phil Ambroziak Wednesday evening’s Meadow Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards gala began on a sombre note when mayor Gary Vidal announced a former local business owner, commun...

MLBEX winners honoured

by Phil Ambroziak Unlike the recent Oscars ceremony, there was no controversy or confusion when announcing the winners of last night’s Meadow Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards....

The Conversation

Although not originally from the community, CHS vice-principal Trevor Gerwing considers Meadow Lake home. Recently, Trevor spoke with Northern Pride about his interest in history, his career as an educator and ...

La Ronge ski season cools off

by Derek Cornet With the 34th annual Don Allen Saskaloppet in the books, operations with the La Ronge Ski Club are winding down. The two-day races held north of La Ronge March 3 and 4 attracted more than ...

Broncos need better competition

You’re only as good as your competition. In spite of an undefeated streak that lasted throughout both the regular and post-seasons, and winning back-to-back Beaver Lakes Hockey League championships this year...

Puppy hurled from vehicle

Recently, Meadow Lake RCMP were contacted by a local woman who witnessed a puppy thrown from a moving vehicle. The witness had the puppy with her and brought it to the detachment. Officers began an animal cr...

Telemiracle nets $50,000-plus

by Phil Ambroziak After four decades, Meadow Lake’s Telemiracle event continues to be one of the biggest fundraising endeavours the community has ever seen. “Things went very well this year – in fact, the...

Heart recipient heading home

by Phil Ambroziak When it comes to Meadow Lake resident Walter Vidal, there’s no denying the man has heart. The recipient of a heart transplant Dec. 12, Vidal has spent the last few months recovering in a...

The Conversation

Currently on his eighth term as a Flying Dust First Nation councillor, Richard Derocher has a lot of responsibility on his plate. Recently, Richard spoke with Northern Pride about his role in the recent Montréa...

Habs game exceeds expectations

by Phil Ambroziak The biggest crowd to witness a hockey game in Meadow Lake in years converged on the local arena March 2 for a night destined to go down as one of the most memorable in the community’s histo...