M.L. man faces drug charges

A special RCMP ‘F’ Division Crime Reduction Team arrested and charged a 24-year-old Meadow Lake resident with a number of drug-related offences following a traffic stop last week near Loon Lake. During the tra...

RCMP support Salvation Army

by Phil Ambroziak Who needs the man in red when you have the boys and girls in blue? Tuesday (Dec. 18) marked the Meadow Lake RCMP’s first-ever Christmas tree contest, an event designed to raise funds fo...

Vidal named federal candidate

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal is one step closer to occupying a seat on Parliament Hill. Following a week of voting at various locations throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding including...

Fighter wins pro debut

by Phil Ambroziak He may be new to Meadow Lake, but Chad Sutherland plans to make his name one people won’t soon forget. Sutherland, who is originally from Duck Lake, SK, recently won his first professio...

Jolibois to seek re-election

by Phil Ambroziak Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois is looking to continue what she’s started at Parliament Hill and within her riding following next year’s federal election. “...

Funds raised, faces shaved

by Phil Ambroziak There are several fresh new faces at Jonas Samson Junior High in Meadow Lake. Well, perhaps not so many new ones, but certainly freshly shaven faces as the result of a recent Movember fu...

Event supports cancer patient

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s reputation as a community that cares continues to hold true. Hundreds gathered at Gateway Elementary School Tuesday evening (Dec. 4) for a special fundraising event in supp...

Taxes up 2.4 per cent

by Phil Ambroziak Taxes are going up. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Nov. 26, city officials adopted the 2019 municipal budget which includes a 2.4 per cent increase in tax revenue...

Festival of Trees nets $100K

by Phil Ambroziak It will indeed be a very Merry Christmas for the Meadow Lake Hospital. While an exact total was unavailable by this week’s news deadline, Meadow Lake Hospital Foundation board chair Don ...

Home invasion in M.L.

On Monday, Nov. 26 at 4:15 p.m., the Meadow Lake RCMP responded to a call of a home invasion involving a firearm on the 600 block of 7th Avenue East in Meadow Lake. Nobody was injured during the incident. Me...