DQ now open in Meadow Lake

by Terry Villeneuve Another popular brand name restaurant has made its way to Meadow Lake. The new DQ Grill & Chill has been in the works for about a year and is now open on the west side of Meadow Lake n...

Mayor Vidal resigns

On April 8, Meadow Lake mayor Gary Vidal submitted his resignation to the city. This resignation was effective immediately following the adjournment of the April 8 council meeting. In his resignation letter, ...

Several arrests in Meadow Lake

Over the weekend there was an increased police presence in the Meadow Lake area. The Meadow Lake RCMP was joined by the Crime Reduction Team, Emergency Response Team, Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcemen...

Lost plane recovered

by Phil Ambroziak The story of Raymond Gran and Harold Thompson will never be forgotten. Although the RCMP indicated earlier this year it had no plans to recover the Cessna 180 the two men occupied when it cr...

Trucks fall through ice

by Phil Ambroziak Get the truck off the ice. That’s what both the RCMP and conservation officers with the provincial Ministry of Environment are asking the public to do in the wake of warm weather last week t...

Doctor shortage in Meadow Lake

Meadow Lake could once again be facing a heath care crisis with the impending departure of several doctors. Dr. Gavin Van de Venter – chief of staff at the local hospital – confirmed six doctors and one nur...

Dialysis OK’d for Meadow Lake

“This is a good news budget for Meadow Lake.”That’s how Meadow Lake MLA Jeremy Harrison sums up the 2019 provincial budget, tabled in the Legislature last Wednesday (March 20), when it comes to the benefits pe...

‘Tsi-Boy’ calls NHL in Cree

by Terry Villeneuve A well-known hockey broadcaster from northern Saskatchewan, Clarence ‘Tsi-Boy’ Iron, improved his ratings recently while making history as being the first play-by-play announcer to call a g...

Province funds new lodge

by Phil Ambroziak Good things are worth the wait. That’s the message the provincial government shared with Meadow Lake and area residents yesterday (March 20) when, upon release of the Saskatchewan Party’s 20...

Grandstand demo delayed

by Phil Ambroziak Mother Nature’s mess has bought the historic Meadow Lake grandstand a little more time. The grandstand was originally scheduled to come down next week, but those plans have been put on hold ...