Meadow Lake

Funeral services limited to immediate family

by Phil Ambroziak Sombre times have grown even more so because of new laws in place to help address the COVID-19 crisis. As per the provincial health order currently in effect because of the global pande...

Chase the Ace winner crowned

by Phil Ambroziak The chase is over. A winner had to be determined last Thursday (March 26) during what was the final day of St. Pascal School in Green Lake’s weekly Chase the Ace fundraiser. And, after ...

COVID-19 disrupts lives, livelihoods

by Phil Ambroziak The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has left many Canadians – including those in Saskatchewan’s North – wondering how they’ll be able to financially make ends meet. One example is Meadow Lake...

Positive COVID-19 result had contacts in Northwest

Saskatchewan Health Authority Public Health staff have begun contact tracing related to a positive result for COVID-19 that had contacts in the Buffalo Narrows and La Loche area. Due to patient privacy conc...

RCMP make first COVID-19-related arrests

On March 27 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Loon Lake RCMP responded to the report of a suspicious person who was knocking on the door of a residence in Loon Lake. At the residence, Loon Lake RCMP officers rece...

Suspicious death in North

On March 22, police officers from the Buffalo Narrows RCMP and Dillon RCMP detachments responded to the report of a disturbance at a residence in Dillon. When police officers arrived at the residence, they loc...

COVID-19 testing station to open in M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake and area residents will soon have a satellite location away from the local hospital and clinic where they can be tested for coronavirus. According to a source within the Sas...

Museum gifted map from U.K.

by Phil Ambroziak It’s amazing what one can find in a museum… or, in this case, in the mail. Recently, Meadow Lake and District Museum members were surprised when a more than 100-year-old map of the regi...

M.L. Giant Tiger not affected by closures

by Phil Ambroziak Business as usual is expected to continue at the recently opened Giant Tiger store in Meadow Lake. This is in spite of a recent announcement regarding the North West Company – the compa...

City facilities to close

In response to the recent recommendations from the Province of Saskatchewan to limit public gatherings in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the City of Meadow Lake will be closing public access to all mu...