Missing canoeist presumed drowned

On June 8, Green Lake RCMP responded to a call at Smoothstone Lake east of Dore Lake after receiving a report of a missing canoeist. Two friends were camping in the area and one, a 27-year-old male from Calgary...

CHS athlete makes history

by Phil Ambroziak Records were made to be broken. Not only did Carpenter High School Grade 10 athlete Avery Pearson capture two gold medals and a silver at this past weekend’s Saskatchewan High Schools A...

Stampede Week shines for 99th time

by Phil Ambroziak “The excitement is building.” With the 99th annual Meadow Lake Stampede now in the record books, that’s what Meadow Lake Stampede Association president Leighton Wood and other organizer...

Paramedic honoured for bravery

by Phil Ambroziak When Frank Richardson became a paramedic five years ago, fame and recognition were the furthest things from his mind. However, Richardson found himself in the spotlight recently when, o...

M.L. councillor to step down

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake city council is in for more of a shakeup than originally anticipated. During tonight’s (June 10) city council meeting, acting city clerk Cheryl Dodds not only announced former to...

Home invasion, shooting in M.L.

Earlier today (June 6), at 2:30 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP were called to a residence in Meadow Lake after it was reported two people entered a home in the middle of the night, assaulting and shooting one of the oc...

I Can Games celebrate 20 years

by Phil Ambroziak Twenty years and counting. Yesterday (June 5), the I Can Games – an annual activity-filled track meet held at Dorintosh Central School – celebrated its 20th anniversary. According to organi...

Rain finally in M.L. forecast

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest may not experience the long, dry summer some people predicted after all. After a month of warm, overly dry conditions, rain is finally in the for...

Annual 4-H sale a hit

by Terry Villeneuve Voted this year’s Grand Champion Steer was Sage Pylot of the Meadow Lake 4-H Beef Club and her black Angus animal from a field of 44 entries. The award was given June 4 at the 68th annual ...

Stampede Grounds to stay

by Phil Ambroziak The Meadow Lake Stampede Grounds are staying put. During Monday’s (May 27) meeting of Meadow Lake city council, a two-part motion was passed stating council would not support a standalo...