Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Editorial

Moving beyond the classroom

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Learning should never be confined to the classroom. That’s a notion staff at Kopahawakenum School on Flying Dust First Nation clearly understand, as evidenced by a recent cultural camp that saw students accompany teachers and volunteers to Flotten Lake in...

Seat belts can save lives

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Don’t forget to buckle up. Considering the common sense factor, as well as the numerous facts and figures currently available, the need to remind people to fasten their seat belts when they get into a vehicle is a little surprising...

City should tender fairly

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Shop locally. Much like its counterparts in other communities, the Meadow Lake and District Chamber of Commerce views these two words as a key message all consumers must heed to ensure businesses located in Meadow Lake continue to strive rather...

Fire agreement a must

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The relationship between the City and RM of Meadow Lake recently had the potential to become somewhat heated. Thankfully, however, the RM agreed to sign a new fire services agreement with the city, which – in addition to still being...

Treat problems not symptoms

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It appears the province is getting serious about cracking down on crime. This isn’t to say Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party government have been turning a blind eye or carelessly laughing off the issue until now, but – for...

Infrastructure issues everywhere

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Mother Nature may be in a better mood this week compared to last, but winter’s wrath continues to wreak havoc in Meadow Lake. The latest example is the water line that feeds into Gateway Elementary School from the main beneath...

Clubs receive new lease on life

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It’s a new year and, for some Meadow Lake and area organizations, a new beginning. Things are looking up for Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 in Meadow Lake, as well as the Dorintosh Wildlife Federation when business conducted at two...

Looking forward to a brighter 2017

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New Year’s resolutions. A lot of people make them, but very few ever stick with them. Why is this so often the case? Probably because the resolutions themselves are so grand in nature, they become almost impossible to attain. Anyone...

Make this Christmas a safe one

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Hopefully the yule log will be the only thing burning this festive season. Santa arrives two nights from now, but – in Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest – Christmas has been a tough time for some residents...

Give the gift of good health

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There’s nothing worse than getting sick during the holidays. Unfortunately, however, this is often the case – especially for people who lead such fast-paced lives they easily succumb to a cold or flu bug the moment they’re finally able to...