City purchases snowblower

by Phil Ambroziak Bring it on. That’s what the City of Meadow Lake has to say to any future winter onslaught thanks to the latest addition to the public works department’s collection of snow cleanup equipment...

Fire levels rural home

by Phil Ambroziak It wasn’t the start to the New Year a Makwa area couple was hoping for, but – if anything – Bob and Diana Gristwood hope the fire that destroyed their home this past weekend serves as an e...

Loon Lake mayor resigns

by Phil Ambroziak After more than a decade, Larry Heon is no longer a member of Loon Lake village council. Heon, who was first elected to council in 2006, served as mayor since 2009. Prior to Christmas, howev...

CHS wins home tourney

by Phil Ambroziak The only thing better than winning is winning in front of a hometown crowd. This is exactly what the Carpenter High School boys basketball team got to experience this past weekend when they ...

Wrestlers topple competition

by Phil Ambroziak Success breeds success. After a tremendous 2018 season, the Carpenter High School Spartans wrestling team continued to dominate the competition at the first major tournament of the 2019 camp...

Richard Ben elected as new MLTC chief

Richard Ben is ready to reunite the nine bands that make up the Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC). This was the message Ben continued to share with supporters after being elected as the new MLTC tribal chie...

Sonia Kosokowsky’s time with MLTC a rewarding career

With more than 30 years on the job, Sonia Kosokowsky has seen a lot of growth during her time with the Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC). “It (MLTC) started in 1981, while I came on in 1984,” explained Koso...

M.L. man faces drug charges

A special RCMP ‘F’ Division Crime Reduction Team arrested and charged a 24-year-old Meadow Lake resident with a number of drug-related offences following a traffic stop last week near Loon Lake. During the tra...

RCMP support Salvation Army

by Phil Ambroziak Who needs the man in red when you have the boys and girls in blue? Tuesday (Dec. 18) marked the Meadow Lake RCMP’s first-ever Christmas tree contest, an event designed to raise funds fo...

Vidal named federal candidate

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal is one step closer to occupying a seat on Parliament Hill. Following a week of voting at various locations throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding including...