Bear attack at Bethel

by Phil Ambroziak A husband and wife say they’re lucky to be alive following a vicious bear attack at Bethel Gospel Camp near Jeannette Lake in the Meadow Lake Provincial Park. The incident occurred aroun...

Storms impact Northwest

by Phil Ambroziak Mother Nature was not smiling on Saskatchewan’s northwest this past weekend. High winds and torrential downpours were experienced throughout the region both Saturday and Sunday (June 9 a...

Former M.L. mayor passes away

by Phil Ambroziak Flags were flying at half-staff outside city hall last week to honour a woman who many say played a significant role in shaping Meadow Lake into the community it is today. Florence Clark...

FDFN man rescues children

by Phil Ambroziak The recent actions of a Flying Dust First Nation man have him adjusting to a fitting yet unfamiliar title – hero. A house fire May 19 destroyed a home located at 10 Amisk Rd. on Flying D...

Cocaine bust in Green Lake

On Monday, June 4, Green Lake RCMP members with the assistance of police officers from Meadow Lake, Pierceland, Turtleford and the Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team, conducted a CDSA search warra...

Fire destroys Flotten Lake cabins

by Phil Ambroziak A legacy built by generations lost in a matter of minutes. That’s how Judi Foster, president of the Flotten Lake cabin owners’ association, described how the ongoing Tuff fire impacted t...

Water advisory continues for M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak Water woes continue for the City of Meadow Lake. During the regular meeting of city council held Monday (May 14), city manager Diana Burton indicated it could be a number of weeks before...

Waterhen evacuated

by Phil Ambroziak The people of Waterhen Lake First Nation are on the move. The Ministry of Environment ordered a community-wide evacuation Tuesday afternoon (May 15) amidst two raging wildfires that igni...

M.L. issues water advisory

Due to the quality of water coming in at the City of Meadow Lake's water treatment plant, the Water Security Agency has issued a community wide precautionary drinking water advisory for all users supplied by ci...

Bodybuilding champ crowned

by Phil Ambroziak It may be considered a niche sport, but Meadow Lake’s Mitch McAmmond is certainly pumped about his bodybuilding future. McAmmond, 23, recently took top honours in his 176-198-pound weigh...