Meadow Lake & Area

Councillor eyes 30 years in office

by Phil Ambroziak Russ Jones must be doing something right. Following the recent RM elections held throughout the province, the Division II councillor for Meadow Lake once again went unopposed to retain h...

Dogs die from poison

by Phil Ambroziak Tenseness, stiffness, agitation, vomiting, seizures, convulsions, asphyxiation, hyperthermia and haemorrhaging. These are only some of the symptoms dogs subjected to strychnine poisoning ex...

Arena upgrade discussed

by Phil Ambroziak Councillor Glen Winkler wants to look to the future, not the past. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Monday evening (Oct. 22), Winkler put forth a motion calling for...

Speed zone signage discussed

by Phil Ambroziak Everyone knows to slow down when driving through a school zone... or do they? In Meadow Lake, local resident Wendell Brock feels this particular rule of the road could require a little m...

’60s Scoop victims speak out

by Phil Ambroziak Some things are worth waiting for. At least that’s how the close to 15 First Nations and Métis citizens who attended a special sharing circle in Meadow Lake Saturday feel about the provi...

School changes approved

by Phil Ambroziak The Northwest School Division has decided to shake things up a bit. During the board’s regular meeting Tuesday morning (Oct. 9), approval was given to changing school structures in Meado...

Biz bylaw discussed

by Phil Ambroziak The City of Meadow Lake’s existing business licence bylaw could be in for a change. While a decision to alter the legislation has yet to be made at the council level, city officials went...

Strongman on the rise

by Phil Ambroziak Former Meadow Lake resident Samuel Rissling is going places – because of both his brains and his brute strength. Currently in his fourth year at the University of Regina, Rissling is wor...

Vidal seeks Conservative nod

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s mayor is looking to parlay his experience as a municipal politician into a position on Parliament Hill. Yesterday (Oct. 3), Gary Vidal announced he is seeking the federal C...

Fatal crash east of M.L.

On Sunday (Sept. 30) at approximately 4:15 p.m., Meadow Lake RCMP, along with Meadow Lake EMS and Meadow Lake Fire and Rescue, responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 55 approximately eigh...