Meadow Lake & Area

Chapter closes on CHS wrestling

by Phil Ambroziak It’s been a heck of a ride. That’s how both wrestlers and coaches at Carpenter High School described the 2018-19 wrestling season, which recently wrapped up following this past weekend’s Sas...

Feds fund M.L. sewer upgrades

by Phil Ambroziak The feces-like odour that notoriously permeates the air in Meadow Lake during springtime could soon be a thing of the past. According to mayor Gary Vidal, the smell – traditionally experienc...

Telemiracle nets $35,200

by Phil Ambroziak “It was great.” That was how Kinsmen member Duane Horvey summed up this year’s Telemiracle held Saturday and Sunday (March 2 and 3) at the Meadow Lake Civic Centre. Horvey chaired the event ...

Athletes go for gold

by Phil Ambroziak The differences between the two sports couldn’t be any greater, but this past weekend both wrestlers and curlers from Carpenter High School in Meadow Lake had one common goal – to qualify for...

Man killed at Pinehouse

On March 4 at approximately 12:15 p.m., members of the Pinehouse RCMP were called to a dispute at a residence in Pinehouse. Prior to their arrival, a second call came into the RCMP reporting a nurse, who had at...

Telemiracle shoots for $60,000

by Phil Ambroziak The people of Meadow Lake and area will once once again open their hearts – and their wallets – in support of an important cause this weekend. While Telemiracle 43 kicks off Saturday night (...

Curler to compete at nationals

by Phil Ambroziak Carpenter High School is hosting regional playdowns this weekend, but another young curler from Meadow Lake has already taken it to the next level and beyond. Andie Kurjata – who is currentl...

City revisits street name

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake city council has recently been playing the name game. After deciding at its Jan. 28 meeting to name a recently registered road near the Meadow Lake Golf Course Obrigewitsch Lane ...

MP’s bill amended

by Phil Ambroziak National Indigenous Peoples Day will not become a statutory holiday any time soon, but that doesn’t mean Georgina Jolibois has given up on a cause near and dear to her heart. The Desnet...

Telemiracle has talent

by Phil Ambroziak It’s show time! For the second year in a row, Loon Lake duo Katelynn Schellenberg and Lisa Taylor will have an opportunity to share their musical talents with the entire province when t...