Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Meadow Lake

Chuckwagons return to M.L. this weekend

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Chuckwagon racing returns to Meadow Lake this weekend. Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 5 and 6) mark the final stop on the Chuckwagon Charity Fun Run tour when drivers from both the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon...

Parents seek alternative to masks

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Amber Simonson is not against children wearing masks to school this fall, but does believe a better alternative can be pursued instead. Recently, Simonson – a Meadow Lake resident and mother whose daughter is...

Comeau, Stars set sights on Cup

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In spite of the many twists and turns 2020 has created for everyone, this could be Blake Comeau’s year. Comeau, a former Meadow Lake resident and current member of the National Hockey League’s (NHL)...

Remote learning an option for students

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There’s no place like home. That’s how some students and their families throughout the Northwest feel with regard to the fact schools are scheduled to reopen and classroom learning ready to resume come Sept....

Health officials encourage flu shots

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In spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as precautions being taken by health authorities in other parts of the country, immunization clinics will indeed go ahead in Saskatchewan this fall to help combat the seasonal...

Bear attack north of Buffalo Narrows

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Around 7:15 p.m. Aug. 20, Buffalo Narrows RCMP was advised of a bear attack that occurred in the forest north of the community of Buffalo Narrows. It was reported an adult male, a 44-year-old female and two...

Family, friends recall tragic plane crash

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Nearly 40 years after his father and three other prominent members of the Meadow Lake community perished in a plane crash, Kevin Casper finally had a chance to provide a proper thank you to the military search...

Athletes join Manitoba hockey academy

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Three teenage hockey players from this corner of the province are ready to take things to the next level – some 1,056 kilometres from Meadow Lake. When the new school year gets underway this...

New Dene vice-chief for MLTC

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Former English River First Nation chief Lawrence McIntyre isn’t ready to give up on being an elected official quite yet. McIntyre – who served as ERFN chief from 2015-2019 – was recently elected as...

Firearms complaint near Loon Lake

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Loon Lake RCMP is currently (as of Tuesday morning, Aug. 18) on scene at a residence located on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation in response to a firearms complaint. Police are asking residents to...