School changes approved

by Phil Ambroziak The Northwest School Division has decided to shake things up a bit. During the board’s regular meeting Tuesday morning (Oct. 9), approval was given to changing school structures in Meado...

Biz bylaw discussed

by Phil Ambroziak The City of Meadow Lake’s existing business licence bylaw could be in for a change. While a decision to alter the legislation has yet to be made at the council level, city officials went...

Strongman on the rise

by Phil Ambroziak Former Meadow Lake resident Samuel Rissling is going places – because of both his brains and his brute strength. Currently in his fourth year at the University of Regina, Rissling is wor...

Vidal seeks Conservative nod

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s mayor is looking to parlay his experience as a municipal politician into a position on Parliament Hill. Yesterday (Oct. 3), Gary Vidal announced he is seeking the federal C...

Fatal crash east of M.L.

On Sunday (Sept. 30) at approximately 4:15 p.m., Meadow Lake RCMP, along with Meadow Lake EMS and Meadow Lake Fire and Rescue, responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 55 approximately eigh...

Panhandling problem persists

by Phil Ambroziak Loiterers and panhandlers are an ongoing concern for at least one business owner in downtown Meadow Lake. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Monday (Sept. 24), a lett...

D’tosh school offers uniqueness

by Phil Ambroziak If there’s one thing Dorintosh Central School still has a lot of, it’s hope. With enrolment down to approximately 23 students this academic year, efforts on the part of the school commun...

M.L. increases paving budget

by Phil Ambroziak When it comes to future paving projects, the City of Meadow Lake would like to have its planning efforts set a little more in stone. During last Monday’s (Sept. 10) regular city council ...

B-C Ranch turns 70

by Terry Villeneuve Seventy years is a long time. But, that’s exactly the number of years the B-C Ranch, located just south of Dorintosh, has been in existence and, last Saturday evening (Sept. 15), the Cam...

City water rates to increase

by Phil Ambroziak The cost of water could be on the rise for Meadow Lake residents. During its regular meeting Monday evening (Sept. 10), city council directed administration to draft an amendment to the ...