Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Meadow Lake

School still in jeopardy

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by Derek Cornet The reviews have ended for two area schools, but one is still at-risk of closing. Northwest School Division (NWSD) board members met Jan. 18 for a special meeting to discuss the future of Green Acre School in Rapid...

The Conversation: Marty Ross

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With three children experiencing ongoing success in minor hockey, Meadow Lake resident Marty Ross understands the importance of hard work both on and off the ice. Recently, Marty spoke with Northern Pride about his time as a player, his...

And… they’re off!

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by Phil Ambroziak Something was missing. That’s how Kevin Lewis of Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation felt six years ago while organizing a series of winter activities as part of the reserve’s Kaniyasihk Cree Cultural Camp experience. “We were offering things like ice...

Showcasing the North

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Northwest Saskatchewan is certainly on the map – both literally and figuratively. In recent weeks, one reason or another has brought visitors from different parts of the province either to or through Meadow Lake, as well as other nearby communities....

Mayor looks ahead to 2016

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by Phil Ambroziak Good things await the City of Meadow Lake in 2016. That’s the optimism mayor Gary Vidal expressed while reflecting recently on the highlights of 2015 and the impact the decisions made at that time are expected to have...

Internet highs and lows

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by Phil Ambroziak It’s a changing world, but there’s a group of Meadow Lake and area parents determined to change with it. Recently, the theatre at Jonas Samson Junior High School was filled to near capacity for a presentation about social...

Busier times for curling club

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by Derek Cornet The PineRidge Ford Curling Club in Meadow Lake is having a super year as it has a packed schedule until the ice thaws in two months time. “Our rink is booked every weekend now until the end of...

Fire guts Meadow Lake home

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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 possessions when their house went...

New Year’s babies arrive

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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 La Ronge...

CHS gears up for tourney

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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, however, they’ll see how much momentum they can...