Thursday, July 9, 2020

Meadow Lake

Suspect surrenders to police

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by Phil Ambroziak The mayor of Green Lake applauds efforts taken by the RCMP to ensure public safety during a recent firearms incident. “Situations like this do happen,” noted Ric Richardson with regard to the Aug. 6 standoff that led to...

The Conversation: Sandra Quiring

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One of 10 artists featured as part of this year’s Lake Country Arts Tour, Meadow Lake area resident Sandra Quiring is proud to showcase her creativity and talk about the benefits her work has brought to her life. Recently,...

Esau earns baseball scholarship

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by Phil Ambroziak Both his love and talent for baseball have taken Meadow Lake’s Brett Esau many places in life. Now, it’s ready to take him to the southwest United States. Esau, 18, recently received a partial scholarship to Frank Phillips...

Federal inquiry long overdue

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Better late than never. At least, that’s how many people – including more than a few politicians on Parliament Hill – feel about the recent announcement regarding the launch of a federal inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous women. According...

RCMP member charged

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On the evening of Dec. 14, 2015, Meadow Lake RCMP responded to a gathering at a residence in Meadow Lake after receiving multiple noise related complaints. An altercation occurred prior to RCMP members arriving on scene. Investigators learned an...

UPDATE – Standoff leads to charges

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On Aug. 6 at approximately 4:45 a.m., members of the Green Lake and Meadow Lake RCMP detachments responded to a call of a firearm being discharged within the Northern Village of Green Lake. Investigation revealed three individuals related to the...

Skunk population spikes

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by Derek Cornet The stench of skunks could be more prevalent this year due to higher than normal numbers. Healing Haven Wildlife Rescue near Dorintosh has witnessed a surge in orphaned skunks as more people surrender them into care. Rescue operator...

Teen receives hip replacement

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by Phil Ambroziak Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month may be over for another year, but at least one Meadow Lake area mother still wants people to understand the impact the disease can have. Kathy Borschowa’s 17-year-old son, Joe, recently underwent hip replacement...

The Conversation: Carrie Arlett

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Loon Lake area resident Carrie Arlett is used to watching events happen through a camera lens. Recently, Carrie spoke with Northern Pride about photography, her commute to work and why she likes living in the Northwest. Q: Tell me about...

Gorst takes first WPCA title

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by Phil Ambroziak Good things come to those who wait. After four seasons with the World Professional Chuckwagon Association, one more day because of a rainout wasn’t too much of a wait for Meadow Lake driver Gary Gorst who captured his...