Meadow Lake powers up

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake has the power. As of last week, workers have been onsite at the SaskPower station south of the city to perform a series of upgrades. The work is expected to continue until mi...

A field of streams for farmers

by Phil Ambroziak Just because it’s an historic moment doesn’t mean it has to be a pleasant one. That’s what farmers from Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest have come to recognize in the wake of...

Robbery at FDFN gas station

On June 20 at approximately 10 p.m., an unidentified male entered a gas station on Flying Dust First Nation while staff were closing for the night. The male confronted the staff and proceeded to steal a larg...

CHS principal retiring

by Derek Cornet A 30-year career in education is coming to an end later this month for Carpenter High School (CHS) principal Larry Waterman. His last day on the job is June 30 and current vice-principal T...

Green thumbs up for Meadow Lake

by Phil Ambroziak Gardens could soon grow a lot greener in Meadow Lake and area. Local horticulture enthusiasts experienced a unique opportunity recently when they met and spoke with Mark Cullen, a renown...

Coverchuk wins hometown show

by Phil Ambroziak Cody Coverchuk knows how to send a crowd home happy. The Meadow Lake bull rider returned home June 8 for the annual Bull Riders Canada (BRC) Mayhem in Meadow event where he not only qual...

New judge for Meadow Lake

The Government of Saskatchewan recently announced the appointment of Michelle Baldwin as a judge to the Provincial Court in Meadow Lake. “Judge Baldwin is an exceptional appointment to the bench,” justice mi...

Late club founder honoured

by Derek Cornet All those who spoke at a memorial for the late Larry Nelson June 3 at Pagan Lake shared stories of a man who made a positive impact on his community. Nelson – who passed away March 25 at t...

The Conversation

Standing tall and proud on Centre Street for nearly 50 years, the Bucking Horse and Cowboy statue was erected in 1970 as a tribute to the early settlers and pioneers of Meadow Lake. In honour of Stampede Week, ...

Fraud claims at CRDN

by Derek Cornet Accounting firm MNP has uncovered alarming financial discrepancies at Clearwater River Dene Nation after conducting a forensic audit. Last month, representatives from the company held a pu...