Wrestlers off to provincials

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s Carpenter High School is once again looking to leave its mark on the provincial wresting mat. This past weekend, 11 of the 17 wrestlers (nine from CHS and two from Jonas Sa...

Shot fired in 7-Eleven

Around 5 a.m. today (March 1), Meadow Lake RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a gunshot inside the 7-Eleven store on Railway Avenue. No one was injured and it’s believed the discharge of the firearm was ...

City explores new rec. boss

by Phil Ambroziak Recreational activities require a lot of hard work. That’s why, during its regular meeting Feb. 26, Meadow Lake city council approved a motion directing administration to explore the opt...

M.L. artist receives award

by Phil Ambroziak It took a community to raise a child and now that child wants to give back. Former Meadow Lake resident Sandra Semchuk said her first priority after recently being presented with a Gover...

Meth seized in Meadow

Through careful investigation during a traffic stop, Meadow Lake RCMP were able to seize 12.85 grams of crystal meth and a quantity of marijuana shortly before 3 a.m. Feb. 28. The vehicle was stopped for def...

Shooter to be sentenced as adult

by Phil Ambroziak The teen guilty of killing four people and injuring several others in a 2016 shooting spree in La Loche could face the ultimate penalty for his crimes. The shooter will be sentenced as a...

Changes to recycling program

Phil Ambroziak North America’s recycling industry is about to undergo some big changes and Meadow Lake is no exception. According to Layne Shkopich of Shkopich Enviro Ltd. – the company contracted to mana...

Judo popular in North

Phil Ambroziak “I like the sport and always have fun with it – whether I win or lose.” These words belong to 12-year-old Luke Sampson of La Ronge, a fourth-year judo competitor who said he’s been having o...

Track to get paint job

by Phil Ambroziak Both the City of Meadow Lake and the Northwest School Division are on track when it comes to improving a popular component of Lions Park. During its regular meeting Feb. 15, the school d...

Walk promotes solidarity

by Phil Ambroziak The communities of Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation are not about to let anger and hatred tear apart what has become a respected, strong and highly valued relationship. After Big...