The Conversation

Gorst wins Calgary Stampede

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s Logan Gorst has made his family proud. This past Sunday (July 14), Gorst – a driver with the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) – captured the top prize at t...

Seymour seeks mayor’s chair

by Phil Ambroziak Merlin Seymour wants to stop acting as Meadow Lake’s mayor and take on the role in more of an official capacity. Earlier this month Seymour filed his nomination papers for the upcoming ...

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 u...

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 Landing...

Mustangs cut ties with WPHA

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake Mustangs officials believe in doing what’s best for their players. That’s why, following a recent falling out between the Western Provinces Hockey Association (WPHA) and the...

Roddy Ross drafted by Flyers

by Phil Ambroziak “The Kid” is on his way. Meadow Lake’s Roddy Ross, who last season was signed by the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Seattle Thunderbirds, is on to the next step in his hockey career afte...

Crows safe in Meadow Lake

by Phil Ambroziak During Monday’s (June 24) regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council, local legislators voted to repeal the city's crow pest control bylaw which had been in place for nearly two decades. ...

Football coach bids farewell

by Phil Ambroziak Spring football camp took place last week at Lions Park and, if anything, the Carpenter High School Spartans plan to be a force to be reckoned with when the 2019 season gets underway this ...

Suspect injures police dog

On June 16 at approximately 2:45 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP were searching the Waterhen Lake First Nation for suspects believed to be involved in a reported home invasion earlier that day. Two male suspects were r...

Missing canoeist presumed drowned

On June 8, Green Lake RCMP responded to a call at Smoothstone Lake east of Dore Lake after receiving a report of a missing canoeist. Two friends were camping in the area and one, a 27-year-old male from Calgary...