Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Meadow Lake

Golden anniversary for writer

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by Phil Ambroziak The ability to do what you love is reward enough. That’s how long-time Goodsoil resident Clara Hankey feels, but, in spite of this, Hankey was still recognized recently for her half-century of contributions made to Canada’s newspaper industry....

The Conversation: Michelle Willick

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Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Prairie North Regional Health Authority and it’s Michelle Willick’s job to make sure they’re both in place and recognized for the work they do. Recently, Michelle spoke with Northern Pride about...

Sox gear up for season

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by Phil Ambroziak “The crack of the bat, the sound of baseballs thumping into gloves, the infield chatter are like birdsong to the baseball starved.” As true as this quote from Canadian novelist W.P. Kinsella may be, it won’t be long...

Finding a better solution

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Oftentimes police work isn’t as cut and dry as simply catching the bad guy and taking him off to jail. That’s a realization the Meadow Lake RCMP have come to, as evidenced by the efforts of Cpl. Ryan How and...

Service road access point closed

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by Phil Ambroziak Motorists in Meadow Lake now have to take an alternate route to and from the west service road adjacent to Highway 4. This week, city workers installed a barricade at the service road approach located at Highway 4...

Worker fired for speaking out

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by Derek Cornet After speaking with a news reporter about vote buying on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation (MSFN), Leon Weeseekase is out of a job. The incident occurred last month after CBC spent two days on the reserve talking to people...

The Conversation: Garry Sabraw

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Although retired Purolator driver Garry Sabraw doesn’t live in Meadow Lake, he’s become a popular person with locals. After delivering packages to residents in the community for close to 23 years, Garry spoke with Northern Pride about the route,...

Mitsuing returns to CPCA

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by Derek Cornet After a one-year hiatus, Devin Mitsuing is preparing for this year’s Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) season. In recent weeks, Devin – along with his father, Ray Mitsuing – have been completing chores around the family ranch as...

Solving the parking problem

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Crash! Hopefully that’s not a sound anyone will hear as a result of the City of Meadow Lake’s recent decision to construct a temporary barricade at the approach to the west service road near Highway 4 and 7th Avenue. While...

Flying Dust man robbed, assaulted

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On April 14 shortly after 10 p.m.. Meadow Lake RCMP were dispatched to a residence on Flying Dust First Nation for a 78-year-old-male who had been robbed and assaulted. The victim had been inside his house when three suspects...