Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Northern Saskatchewan

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 potable water supply agreement and asset purchase agreement...

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 Athletic Association’s (SHSAA) 71st annual meeting recently, Freyman...

Loon Lake combats gangs

Over the last several months, the Loon Lake RCMP detachment has been working on a project to suppress gang activity and illegal drug sales in the community. On Aug. 18, the first arrests were made. Matthew Belly, 29, of Onion...

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 provincial government’s part for...

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 originally reported. According to an official timeline...

Tory leader visits riding

by Phil Ambroziak If supporters of former Meadow Lake mayor Gary Vidal have their way, it won’t be a wave of Conservative blue that overtakes the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding Oct. 21 but rather a tsunami. A packed crowd filled the Catholic...

Murder suspects were in M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, the two Port Alberni, B.C. teenagers sought in connection with the suspicious death of one man and the double homicide of a couple in British Columbia, were in Meadow Lake as recently...

Murder suspects in Sask.

As a result of our request to public for information in connection with the Dease Lake investigation and the disappearance of Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky we are able to confirm some new information and issue a new plea...

The Brick opening in M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak “People in Meadow Lake want to shop at The Brick and they shouldn’t have to travel to do that.” That’s how Genine Franklin, co-owner and manager of The Brick store in Cold Lake summed up her decision to...

Reported tornado hits Meadow Lake Provincial Park

“It looks like a bomb went off.” Those are the words of an eyewitness of the tornado that touched down at Murray Doell campground at Lac Des Isles in the Meadow Lake Provincial Park and Lauman’s...