Meadow Lake & Area

One last Jam

by Phil Ambroziak There’ll never be another one like it. Not only because the winter storm this past weekend resulted in an unprecedented number of teams dropping out of the competition, but also because upco...

Sledding toward cancer cure

by Phil Ambroziak And, they’re off! The 2019 Prairie Women on Snowmobiles (PWOS) ride in support of cancer research kicked off Saturday evening (Feb. 2) with a banquet held at the Bear’s Den in Meadow Lake. T...

M.L. RCMP warn of scam

On Jan. 25, the Meadow Lake RCMP were advised of a possible fraudulent scam involving the distribution of child identification kits. Meadow Lake residents were contacted by a female advertising the “McGruff Sa...

Village buys seniors’ building

by Phil Ambroziak The Village of Loon Lake believes in giving back to the senior members of the community. That’s why village council recently agreed to purchase Evergreen Terrace, a 21-unit low-income housin...

Pups ease exam stress

by Phil Ambroziak Who let the dogs... in? Apparently it was the staff at Carpenter High School in Meadow Lake who, during last week’s first semester final exams, welcomed puppies from the Meadow Lake and Dist...

Alleged trafficker back to work

by Phil Ambroziak Cody Coverchuk will be allowed to return to work. This was ordered by judge Jeremy Nightingale Monday (Jan. 21) during Coverchuk’s scheduled court appearance in Meadow Lake to answer to two ...

City purchases snowblower

by Phil Ambroziak Bring it on. That’s what the City of Meadow Lake has to say to any future winter onslaught thanks to the latest addition to the public works department’s collection of snow cleanup equipment...

Fire levels rural home

by Phil Ambroziak It wasn’t the start to the New Year a Makwa area couple was hoping for, but – if anything – Bob and Diana Gristwood hope the fire that destroyed their home this past weekend serves as an e...

Loon Lake mayor resigns

by Phil Ambroziak After more than a decade, Larry Heon is no longer a member of Loon Lake village council. Heon, who was first elected to council in 2006, served as mayor since 2009. Prior to Christmas, howev...

CHS wins home tourney

by Phil Ambroziak The only thing better than winning is winning in front of a hometown crowd. This is exactly what the Carpenter High School boys basketball team got to experience this past weekend when they ...