Meadow Lake & Area

Dialysis OK’d for Meadow Lake

“This is a good news budget for Meadow Lake.”That’s how Meadow Lake MLA Jeremy Harrison sums up the 2019 provincial budget, tabled in the Legislature last Wednesday (March 20), when it comes to the benefits pe...

‘Tsi-Boy’ calls NHL in Cree

by Terry Villeneuve A well-known hockey broadcaster from northern Saskatchewan, Clarence ‘Tsi-Boy’ Iron, improved his ratings recently while making history as being the first play-by-play announcer to call a g...

Province funds new lodge

by Phil Ambroziak Good things are worth the wait. That’s the message the provincial government shared with Meadow Lake and area residents yesterday (March 20) when, upon release of the Saskatchewan Party’s 20...

Grandstand demo delayed

by Phil Ambroziak Mother Nature’s mess has bought the historic Meadow Lake grandstand a little more time. The grandstand was originally scheduled to come down next week, but those plans have been put on hold ...

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 (...