Thursday, October 21, 2021

Meadow Lake

Second pot shop eyed for Meadow Lake

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Discussions reached a new high at the city council table Monday (Sept. 27) as local legislators discussed the potential arrival of a second retail cannabis store in Meadow Lake. Ultimately, these discussions resulted in council approving a motion calling for...

Decades-old moccasins returned

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Numerous pairs of vintage moccasins expertly crafted decades ago recently made the long journey home. Artist Sandra Semchuk, who grew up in Meadow Lake and now resides in British Columbia, recently donated a boxful of moccasins to the Meadow Lake...

$40,000 donation for skate park

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Tolko Industries just gave local skateboarders 40,000 reasons to smile. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Monday evening (Sept. 27), a motion was carried to accept a donation of $40,000 from Tolko Industries for the future skate...

EMS teams receive Star of Life Awards

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The work of first responders from Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest has not gone unnoticed. On Sept. 15, Lt.-Gov. Russ Mirasty presented Exemplary Service Medals and Star of Life Awards to emergency medical services professionals at Government...

Lodge aims for November completion

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If all goes according to plan, the long-awaited new long-term care facility in Meadow Lake could be completed before winter. “There is a lot of progress happening, at least from what you can see from the street, and we’re very...

Fire destroys home of more than 40 years

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Life can change in an instant. That is a lesson that was reinforced for Bear Creek Road residents Walter and Elaine Vidal last week when, early Friday morning (Sept. 17), their home of more than 40 years was destroyed by...

Vidal re-elected

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Gary Vidal has done it again. The incumbent Conservative candidate for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River was re-elected in tonight's (Sept. 20) federal vote, overcoming Liberal Buckley Belanger, the NDP's Harmonie King, as well as the Green Party's Nasser Dean Chalifoux, the People...

Alleged abduction victim located

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The female victim police had been searching for in connection to a recent alleged abduction in Meadow Lake was located Sept. 15 in Grande Prairie, AB with non-life-threatening injuries. The black Kia has also been located in Grande Prairie. The two...

Mandatory masks in Meadow Lake facilities

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The City of Meadow Lake is taking a stand against COVID-19. During its regular meeting held Monday (Sept. 13), city council approved mandatory masks for both employees and the public at all indoor city facilities excluding the Meadow Lake Civic...

Hikers explore Boreal Trail

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The backcountry was brought to the forefront recently for visitors to the Meadow Lake Provincial Park. More than 60 hikers of various experience levels converged on the park Saturday (Sept. 11) for a backcountry hiking experience on the Boreal Trail....