Meadow Lake & Area

New facility holds merit

One of the most misquoted lines in cinematic history comes from the 1989 Kevin Costner classic Field of Dreams. But, in Meadow Lake, there’s no denying, if you build it, they will come. Although conceived as...

RCMP seek man

The Meadow Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s help to locate 19-year-old Draysen Arthor Bigham. On Feb. 23 at about 4 p.m., officers responded to a firearms complaint  at a residence along 3rd Avenue West...

Former M.L. mayor dies

by Phil Ambroziak A former Meadow Lake mayor is being remembered as a man who loved his community. John Broadley, a prominent businessman who served as a Meadow Lake town councillor for more than a decade...

Snowmobiler recovering

by Phil Ambroziak Friends and family of a Meadow Lake man severely injured in a recent snowmobile crash near Beauval say he’s lucky to be alive. Corey Sergeew was transported to the Meadow Lake hospital a...

V-ball team sees first action

by Derek Cornet In an effort to gain an edge on the competition, female athletes in Meadow Lake formed a new 15 and under volleyball team. “Gone are the days where Jonas Samson Junior High School can put ...

Clinic facing strike action

by Phil Ambroziak Soon, the only line outside the clinic in downtown Meadow Lake could be a picket line. As of press time, more than 20 employees at the Meadow Lake Primary Health Centre located at 218 Centr...

Ruling in dogs v. horse

by Phil Ambroziak If anything, it was a moral victory. That’s how Meadow Lake area resident Renée Marshall feels about the verdict rendered by a local judge at the conclusion of a negligence suit she file...

Broncos advance

by Phil Ambroziak Change doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. Randy Lariviere of the Meadow Lake Broncos learned this earlier this season when, after playing defence for many years throughout his career...

Reserve addresses voting

by Derek Cornet The will of the people was decided by a show of hands recently when Flying Dust First Nation members urged chief and council to extend voting rights to hundreds of others deemed ineligible. ...

Trapper forced to move

by Phil Ambroziak Recent salvage operations by Mistik Management Ltd. have tied the hands of at least one area trapper. According to Leon McCallum, if he wants to continue trapping, he’ll have to find a n...