Thursday, October 21, 2021

Meadow Lake

City for out-of-town Stampede Grounds

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The Meadow Lake Stampede Grounds could soon be on the move. During Monday’s (Sept. 13) meeting of Meadow Lake city council, it was made clear current plans to develop a multi-use facility at the site of the former Meadow Lake...

Alleged abduction in Meadow Lake

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On Sep. 15 at approximately 3 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP and Loon Lake RCMP were dispatched to a report of an abduction. An adult female victim reported she had been abducted at gunpoint from the Centre Street area in Meadow...

Vaccine rates dismal: Dr. Van de Venter

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COVID-19 just won’t quit. According to a message shared with his community Tuesday morning (Sept. 7), Beauval mayor Nick Daigneault revealed – mainly because of COVID variants – there are 21 active cases in the village with more test results...

Hometown rider wows crowd

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Bull riding is back. More than 800 people were in attendance last Thursday evening (Sept. 2) for the Bustin’ Our Under the Lights event, sanctioned by Bull Riders Canada and organized by the Meadow Lake Stampede Association. Twenty-five competitors took...

Bob Merasty seeks role as FSIN chief

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Li’l Bob has his sights set on big things. Robert Merasty, a former Flying Dust First Nation chief, has put his name forward in an effort to secure the position of chief with the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN)...

Former Meadow Lake resident breaks Canadian record in Tokyo

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Nikita Ens has swam her way into the record books. The former Meadow Lake resident broke a Canadian record when she took to the pool in Tokyo, Japan recently for the 2020 Summer Paralympics. In her first race – the...

Dry weather leads to increased wasp presence

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“Oh, no! Not the bees! Not the bees!” This often parodied quote from actor Nicolas Cage in the 2006 film The Wicker Man likely became a common phrase throughout Saskatchewan including right here in the Northwest this summer as dry...

New owner for auto body shop in M.L.

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There’s a new head of the table when it comes to the day-to-day operations of a long-time auto body shop in Meadow Lake. Jeremy Head officially took ownership of Curtis Auto Body – a fixture in Meadow Lake for more...

RCMP confirm murder-suicide at Lions Park

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RCMP Major Crime Unit South continues to investigate following a firearms-related incident at the Lions Park campground in Meadow Lake yesterday afternoon. At 2:44 p.m. Aug. 30, Meadow Lake RCMP received multiple reports of a firearm discharged at the Lions...

Two dead at Lions Park

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Meadow Lake RCMP are on the scene of a serious incident at the Lions Park campground in Meadow Lake. Two adults are deceased and a third individual was injured and transported for medical treatment. There is no risk to public...