Meadow Lake & Area

New liquor laws announced

by Phil Ambroziak As a minor baseball coach, Dean Edwards is familiar with the notion of fair play. Now, he’s about to encounter a similar concept when it comes to his career as a local business owner. “A...

Wrestling camp delivers

by Derek Cornet The Northern Pikes Wrestling Club hosted a one-day camp Nov. 21 at Carpenter High School in Meadow Lake where numbers surpassed organizers’ expectations. “We had to run out and get more fo...

Mayor supports mobile homes

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal recognizes the need for affordable housing in Meadow Lake. That’s why, during the Nov. 9 meeting of city council, the mayor encouraged his peers to make a decision that would ...

Family in France during attacks

by Phil Ambroziak The series of coordinated terrorist attacks orchestrated last week at various locations throughout France proved to be more than a little surreal for at least one Meadow Lake family. Tha...

Bound for provincials

by Phil Ambroziak The Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) regional tournaments held this past weekend (Nov. 14) had a bittersweet ending for Meadow Lake’s Carpenter High School. While t...

Football shed burns

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School Spartans football team is not about to let its legacy go up in smoke. “We will build back up – that’s not even a question,” remarked long-time CHS coach and cur...

Murder-suicide investigated

by Derek Cornet A recent incident in Meadow Lake that led to the deaths of two men has been deemed a murder-suicide by police. Meadow Lake RCMP received a complaint of gunshots at approximately 10 a.m. No...

Midget Stamps improve record

by Phil Ambroziak A solid performance on the weekend has moved the Meadow Lake Midget Stampeders ‘AA’ into ninth place overall in the 2015-16 Centre Four Hockey League standings. The Stamps played host to...

Spartans stand strong

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” Renowned football coach Vince Lombardi’s words couldn’t be more fitting in light of the latest turn of events to impact the Carpenter High Sc...

Starvation causes owl deaths

by Derek Cornet Starving snowy owls are being found by people throughout the North. Since Oct. 15, Mark Dallyn at Healing Haven Wildlife Rescue near Dorintosh has received 16 reports of owls being found i...