Northern Saskatchewan

Cole Bay mayor redeemed

by Phil Ambroziak “I look forward to continuing to serve the community of Cole Bay.” And that is exactly what Nadine Couillonneur plans to do now that her position as Cole Bay mayor has been confirmed in...

GDI names Order of Gabriel Dumont appointees

by Phil Ambroziak Glenn Lafleur has dedicated his life to bettering educational opportunities for Saskatchewan’s Métis people and his efforts have not gone unrecognized. The former Beauval resident is on...

Mayor in court over conflict of interest

by Phil Ambroziak The future of Cole Bay’s municipal council is now in the hands of a provincial court judge. Judge Lloyd Stang is expected to deliver a verdict some time in early November following a t...

Cole Bay man escapes wolves

by Phil Ambroziak “I’ll break your bike in half!” That’s the warning Cole Bay resident Annie Bouvier has given her brother, Kenneth, if he insists on continuing to cycle to the community from his cabin l...

New VP for Loon Lake school

by Phil Ambroziak It was the kids who encouraged Cardell Musyj to sign on as the new vice-principal at Ernie Studer School in Loon Lake. Musyj, who started teaching in 1991, came to ESS this fall after t...

Building permits decline

by Phil Ambroziak The number of new builds may be down this year, but that’s not indicative of a problem in Meadow Lake. That’s according to the city’s chief building official, Neil Marsh, who said the n...

City to sell water system

by Phil Ambroziak It’s almost a done deal. During Monday’s (Aug. 26) meeting of Meadow Lake city council, authorization was given for city administration and acting mayor Merlin Seymour to enter into a p...

Loon Lake principal honoured

by Phil Ambroziak Brad Freyman has done a lot for the athletic achievements of students at Loon Lake’s Ernie Studer School and his efforts have not gone unrecognized. During the Saskatchewan High Schools...

MLA calls for highway funds

by Phil Ambroziak The recent washout that destroyed a piece of Highway 903 north of Meadow Lake is the result of what Athabasca NDP MLA Buckley Belanger believes is a continued lack of support on the provin...

Suspects got haircuts in M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak As the manhunt continues for second-degree murder suspects Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky in northern Manitoba, it appears the two B.C. teens may have spent more time in Meadow Lake than...