Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Editorial

School safety remains a priority

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There’s strength in unity. That’s why it’s reassuring to  know all schools under the jurisdiction of the Northwest School Division are now on the same page when it comes to being ready for the absolute worst. During the recent NWSD board...

Rules were made to be followed

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Meadow Lake is often criticized for its city status, as many folks – especially those who have lived in the community for a long time – still view it as a small town. If there’s one thing, however, that cements...

Finding a remedy to health crisis

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If there’s one diagnosis that does not need a second opinion, it’s the fact health care services are lacking in Saskatchewan’s north, and greater support in the form of government dollars is critical to ensure a full recovery. Recently, Saskatchewan...

Playing the part to garner votes

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“Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and 10 horns, and on his horns 10 crowns, and on his head a blasphemous name...”...

Legion could use major boost

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It’s no doubt a changing world. Technology has advanced to the point where just about anything can be accomplished by the touch of a button; the federal government has acknowledged some of the past ordeals experienced by Canada’s First Nations...

Don’t vote? Don’t complain

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It was just another night in Meadow Lake. Election night came and went Oct. 26, and – with the exception of a vast minority – very few people seemed to notice. Although Meadow Lake doesn’t have an actual voters’ list, according...

Brighter future awaits Spartans

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“What does not kill you makes you stronger.” This renowned phrase often attributed to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche could become the mantra for the Carpenter High School Spartans football team after the Meadow Lake squad recently finishing its second...

Making most of a messy situation

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“Oh, the weather outside is frightful…” Yes, for the second week in a row, holiday tunes are on the tongue as an unseasonable (and in some people’s opinion, unreasonable) 30 centimetres of snow was dumped on Meadow Lake and other...

Drive safe during snowfall

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“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Ev’rywhere you go, Take a look in the five-and-ten, it’s glistening once again With candy canes and silver lanes that glow.” Okay, considering Thanksgiving just ended and Halloween is still two-and-a-half weeks away, it’s still...

Learn about fire prevention

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Fire prevention is once again a hot topic not only in Meadow Lake and the Northwest, but throughout Saskatchewan and across Canada. Indeed, for nearly a century, the second week in October has traditionally been proclaimed Fire Prevention Week by...