Monday, August 10, 2020

Meadow Lake

Green Lake eyes natural gas

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by Derek Cornet SaskEnergy is planning a 52-kilometre natural gas pipeline expansion from Meadow Lake to Green Lake. Details were revealed at a public meeting Aug. 13 at the village’s community hall where SaskEnergy business supervisor Jeff Schewaga invited residents to...

Councillors talk election plans

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by Phil Ambroziak With a little more than two months before Meadow Lake residents head to the polls, members of city council are contemplating whether or not they will make another four-year commitment to the community. “Officially, I’m still undecided,” remarked...

Gorst primed for WPCA finals

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by Phil Ambroziak By Sunday, the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) will have crowned a 2016 world champion, but at least one follower of the sport says the season is likely to once again end with a whimper rather than...

Change coming for M.L. council

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The Fellowship of the Ring, the Office of Scientific Intelligence, the Justice League of America. They may be based in fiction, but these three groups – along with countless others – have one other thing in common. They all...

Feds to launch inquiry

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by Derek Cornet An inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will launch Sept. 1, and five independent commissioners will lead it. “It would be great if they could find answers,” said Garson Lake resident Dora Laprise whose...

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...