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Spartans stand strong

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“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 School Spartans. Coaches, players and...

Starvation causes owl deaths

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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 in emaciated condition. Eight owls have made...

Milder temps forecast

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by Derek Cornet According to Environment Canada meteorologist John Paul Cragg, Northwest residents can expect warmer than average temperatures until the end of the year. “I want to stress the fact we’re going to see cold outbreaks at some point within...

JSJH hosts district VBall

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by Phil Ambroziak They may wear black and gold, but – by the end of the district volleyball tournament hosted by Jonas Samson Junior High Oct. 31 – the Meadow Lake boys team was wearing black, gold and gold. The boys...

Building knowledge

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You can learn a lot from your peers. That’s what close to 60 building officials from around the province can attest to after attending the Saskatchewan Building Officials Association (SBOA) 2015 fall conference Oct. 21-23 in Meadow Lake. “The SBOA is...

JSJH hosts major tourney

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by Terry Villeneuve It was the tournament of tournaments last weekend when Jonas Samson Junior High in Meadow Lake hosted their biggest volleyball tournament ever. There were 16 boys teams competing, 16 girls teams and 120 total matches played on...

The Conversation: Al Maier

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Al Maier has built a career teaching in the Northwest. After stints at several area schools, he settled in Rapid View where he has been the principal for more than a decade. Recently, Northern Pride spoke with Al about...

CPCA awards presented

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by Derek Cornet Ray Mitsuing, DJ King and Kale Lajeunesse were among this year’s winners at the 2015 Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association’s annual awards banquet. Held Oct. 24 in Lloydminster, the banquet recognizes the best drivers, outriders and equine of the...

Jolibois elected MP

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by Phil Ambroziak The 42nd Canadian general election may be over, but one more trip to the polls still awaits the people of La Loche. Although a date for a municipal by-election has yet to be set, current La Loche mayor...

Clarke has no regrets

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by Phil Ambroziak On election night in Meadow Lake, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River’s incumbent Conservative candidate Rob Clarke and a handful of his supporters spent the evening flipping back-and-forth between election coverage and Game 3 of the Toronto Blue Jays-Kansas City Royals...