Agriculture

Beauval builds grow tunnel

by Derek Cornet The road to food sustainability in Beauval took a big step forward last month after the construction of a gardening tunnel. “I’m really happy,” said executive director Nick Daigneault of Bea...

Elks derby snags funds

He had the winning fish last year and the first catch of the day at this past weekend’s 17th annual Elks Fishing Derby, but it wasn’t enough for Charlie Eaket to claim the top prize two years in a row. When ...

Prices take hit at 4-H sale

by Derek Cornet Although the average price of each steer took a dip compared to last year, members were still compensated well at the annual District 36 4-H Show and Sale. Held at the Meadow Lake and Dist...

Seacan hearing cut short

by Derek Cornet Two residents of the RM of Meadow Lake feel they were less than welcomed at a recent public hearing. On May 9, a regular meeting of RM council was held where the public had the opportunity...

Swamp fever strikes again

by Derek Cornet Horse wrangler Tricia Kroeker’s stable has been devastated. On April 27, 11 of her 17 horses were euthanized after testing positive for equine infectious anemia – commonly known as swamp f...

Cattle still grazing

by Phil Ambroziak When dry weather resulted in fewer crops this year, the price of hay went up leaving many ranchers throughout parts of Saskatchewan crunching numbers in an effort to balance their books by ...

Milder temps forecast

by Derek Cornet According to Environment Canada meteorologist John Paul Cragg, Northwest residents can expect warmer than average temperatures until the end of the year. “I want to stress the fact we’re g...

CPCA awards presented

by Derek Cornet Ray Mitsuing, DJ King and Kale Lajeunesse were among this year’s winners at the 2015 Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association’s annual awards banquet. Held Oct. 24 in Lloydminster, the...

Alicorn Stables a unique northern business

by Linda Mikolayenko The boreal forest of northern Saskatchewan is not exactly known as horse country, yet Tina Johnson and her husband, Cliff, have established Alicorn Stables near Rabbit Creek about 20 kil...

Businesses back program

by Phil Ambroziak While this weekend is the time to be thankful, those involved with Meadow Lake’s Supported Employment Transition Initiative (SETI) program got a head start when they held a celebratory lunc...