French immersion gains steam

by Phil Ambroziak As the first group of French immersion students from Meadow Lake embark on their final year of high school, their hard work has paid off not only for themselves but also in helping to ceme...

Hounsell eyes Mustangs return

by Phil Ambroziak The La Ronge Ice Wolves of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) have finished up exhibition games, and have trimmed their roster. “We’re down to 27 players now,” remarked Ice Wo...

Northern teacher program launches

by Phil Ambroziak The future of education is looking bright for Indigenous students in Saskatchewan’s north. This is how representatives from the University of Regina’s faculty of education, Gabriel Dumo...

Loon Lake RCMP seek suspects

On Aug. 28, Loon Lake RCMP were able to intercept a stolen vehicle travelling through the area containing a significant amount of stolen property and firearms. An investigation led by Cst. Heather Healey ha...

Rebuilding year for Spartans

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School football Spartans will not contest a provincial championship this year. This is a fact that has nothing to do with the team’s yet-to-be-determined win-loss rec...

Building permits decline

by Phil Ambroziak The number of new builds may be down this year, but that’s not indicative of a problem in Meadow Lake. That’s according to the city’s chief building official, Neil Marsh, who said the n...

New radio tower for Ile-X

by Phil Ambroziak The lines of communication are wide open in Ile-a-la Crosse. A crew from CCL Communications out of Cold Lake was in the North last week to construct a new, 250 foot-communications tower...

Gun-toting leads to charges

by Phil Ambroziak Two recent incidents involving the misuse of firearms landed a group of Meadow Lake and area residents in front of a provincial court judge earlier this week. On Aug. 24 at approximatel...

City to sell water system

by Phil Ambroziak It’s almost a done deal. During Monday’s (Aug. 26) meeting of Meadow Lake city council, authorization was given for city administration and acting mayor Merlin Seymour to enter into a p...

Loon Lake principal honoured

by Phil Ambroziak Brad Freyman has done a lot for the athletic achievements of students at Loon Lake’s Ernie Studer School and his efforts have not gone unrecognized. During the Saskatchewan High Schools...