Friday, July 30, 2021

Meadow Lake

Police seek suspect vehicle in connection to arena fire

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According to the RCMP, initial investigation into the early morning fire that destroyed the Meadow Lake and District Arena Sunday (June 6) has revealed the fire was set in a storage shed adjacent to the arena. The shed in question...

Fire destroys Meadow Lake arena

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The Meadow Lake and District Arena, which has been a fixture in the community for close to 50 years, was destroyed by an early morning fire Sunday (June 6). According to city staff, the fire started between midnight and 1...

131 new cases, 102 more recoveries, two additional deaths, 754,830 vaccines delivered

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An additional 14,579 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 754,830. More than 100,000 Saskatchewan residents have now been fully vaccinated. The 14,579 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported...

Historic statue to be restored

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After more than a half-century, a familiar sight to Meadow Lake residents and visitors alike has ridden off into the sunset – at least for now. This morning (June 3), the horse and cowboy statue located at the intersection of...

Goodsoil Central holds drive-in graduation

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The Class of 2021 has arrived. Saturday (May 29) marked the annual graduation ceremony at Goodsoil Central School, but it was a ceremony unlike any other in the school’s history. “Our grad parents chose to stick with our traditional May graduation...

New chuckwagon event gaining in popularity

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The recent decision to cancel chuckwagon races at this year’s Calgary Stampede could mean more horsepower for the first-ever North American Chuckwagon Championship. The NACC, a new event announced for Lloydminster July 9-17, was originally booked as an alternative for...

Name chosen for new long-term care facility

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As construction continues on the highly anticipated, new long-term care facility in Meadow Lake, the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Authority have announced the name of the new building. The new facility, which will replace the current Northland...

Resident seeks approval to install solar panels

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Meadow Lake resident Ian Kosokowsky has a bright outlook when it comes to renewable energy. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council held Tuesday (May 25), a discretionary use application filed with the city by Kosokowsky was given...

Students launch community project

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A rockin’ new initiative was introduced in Meadow Lake this week. Today (May 27) marks the official launch of Meadow Lake Rocks, a project inspired by a North American-wide trend and organized locally by teachers at both Carpenter High School...

18U baseball returns to M.L.

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Things are looking up for Midget baseball in Meadow Lake. Although a modified minor ball season did take place locally last year amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Meadow Lake Minor Baseball did not field an 18U team at that time....