Meadow Lake & Area

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...

Playoffs begin Friday

by Phil Ambroziak With 11 straight wins, the Meadow Lake Broncos continue to ride a wave of momentum heading into this year’s Beaver Lakes Hockey League (BLHL) playoffs. The Broncos, who finished the 2015...

Broncos remain dominant

by Phil Ambroziak As strong as the Meadow Lake Broncos have been throughout the latter half of the Beaver Lakes Hockey League’s 2015-16 regular season, veteran goalie Rick Dallyn said the team can’t let itse...

School still in jeopardy

by Derek Cornet The reviews have ended for two area schools, but one is still at-risk of closing. Northwest School Division (NWSD) board members met Jan. 18 for a special meeting to discuss the future of ...

The Conversation

With three children experiencing ongoing success in minor hockey, Meadow Lake resident Marty Ross understands the importance of hard work both on and off the ice. Recently, Marty spoke with Northern Pride about...

And… they’re off!

by Phil Ambroziak Something was missing. That’s how Kevin Lewis of Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation felt six years ago while organizing a series of winter activities as part of the reserve’s Kaniyasihk Cree C...

Showcasing the North

Northwest Saskatchewan is certainly on the map – both literally and figuratively. In recent weeks, one reason or another has brought visitors from different parts of the province either to or through Meadow ...

Mayor looks ahead to 2016

by Phil Ambroziak Good things await the City of Meadow Lake in 2016. That’s the optimism mayor Gary Vidal expressed while reflecting recently on the highlights of 2015 and the impact the decisions made at...

Internet highs and lows

by Phil Ambroziak It’s a changing world, but there’s a group of Meadow Lake and area parents determined to change with it. Recently, the theatre at Jonas Samson Junior High School was filled to near capac...