Meadow Lake & Area

Fighter wins pro debut

by Phil Ambroziak He may be new to Meadow Lake, but Chad Sutherland plans to make his name one people won’t soon forget. Sutherland, who is originally from Duck Lake, SK, recently won his first professio...

Jolibois to seek re-election

by Phil Ambroziak Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois is looking to continue what she’s started at Parliament Hill and within her riding following next year’s federal election. “...

Funds raised, faces shaved

by Phil Ambroziak There are several fresh new faces at Jonas Samson Junior High in Meadow Lake. Well, perhaps not so many new ones, but certainly freshly shaven faces as the result of a recent Movember fu...

Event supports cancer patient

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s reputation as a community that cares continues to hold true. Hundreds gathered at Gateway Elementary School Tuesday evening (Dec. 4) for a special fundraising event in supp...

Taxes up 2.4 per cent

by Phil Ambroziak Taxes are going up. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Nov. 26, city officials adopted the 2019 municipal budget which includes a 2.4 per cent increase in tax revenue...

Festival of Trees nets $100K

by Phil Ambroziak It will indeed be a very Merry Christmas for the Meadow Lake Hospital. While an exact total was unavailable by this week’s news deadline, Meadow Lake Hospital Foundation board chair Don ...

Home invasion in M.L.

On Monday, Nov. 26 at 4:15 p.m., the Meadow Lake RCMP responded to a call of a home invasion involving a firearm on the 600 block of 7th Avenue East in Meadow Lake. Nobody was injured during the incident. Me...

Mine shutdown discussed

by Phil Ambroziak Orano Canada Inc.’s efforts to safely and securely decommission Cluff is definitely no bluff. That’s what a series of experts from Orano – the company formerly known as Areva Resources C...

Elks mark 80 years

by Phil Ambroziak Eighty years of giving back to the community is something the Meadow Lake Elks can certainly be proud of. That was the general consensus of the small crowd in attendance for a special di...

Stolen property recovered

On Nov. 7, Loon Lake RCMP, with assistance from SERM and Meadow Lake Police Dog Service, executed a search warrant on a rural location/farmyard east of the village to search for stolen property. Six people w...