Meadow Lake

Fire guts Meadow Lake home

by Phil Ambroziak It wasn’t the happy New Year Meadow Lake resident Shawna Lumgair and her son, Arlan, were hoping for. Shortly before 12 noon Jan. 1, the Lumgairs lost their home and most of their possessi...

New Year’s babies arrive

by Derek Cornet The New Year’s babies in Meadow Lake and La Ronge are both girls. Brynn Gilroyed was born Jan. 1 at 5:54 a.m. at the Meadow Lake Hospital to parents Scott and Jackie Gilroyed while, at the...

CHS gears up for tourney

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School boys basketball team can’t wait to compete on their home turf when they host their annual Northern Lights Classic basketball tournament Jan. 15 and 16. First, h...

Legion Ladies disband

by Phil Ambroziak Nothing lasts forever. The Royal Canadian Legion in Meadow Lake can certainly attest to that following the recent disbandment of its Ladies Auxiliary, a group that’s been providing its s...

Female team shines

by Derek Cornet The Meadow Lake Midget ‘A’ Stampeders have so far won six out of nine games in the North Saskatchewan Female Hockey League. The team most recently competed against the Diefenbaker Thunder ...

Timmies is here

by Derek Cornet It’s been a busy week for the new Tim Hortons restaurant in Meadow Lake as coffee and donut lovers seek out their favourite snacks. The store officially opened Dec. 11 at 7 a.m. and it did...

Water break closes Jubilee

by Phil Ambroziak Students at Jubilee Elementary School in Meadow Lake received an unexpected day off last week when a broken water line resulted in classes cancelled Dec. 10. The break, which involved a ...

Mild temps boost construction

by Phil Ambroziak Any outdoor work always goes better when the weather cooperates. This is especially true in terms of construction, an area that’s benefited greatly in recent weeks thanks to milder than ...

Cattle still grazing

by Phil Ambroziak When dry weather resulted in fewer crops this year, the price of hay went up leaving many ranchers throughout parts of Saskatchewan crunching numbers in an effort to balance their books by ...

Learning the basics

by Derek Cornet Some of Meadow Lake’s younger folks are in the midst of a junior curling program at the PineRidge Ford Curling Club. Close to 30 children between the ages of six and 12 have been attending...