Seymour elected mayor of M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak Merlin Seymour's days of acting mayor of Meadow Lake are over. In tonight's (Sept. 18) municipal by-election, Seymour came out on top over fellow candidate Richard Levesque by less than...

Highway 903 reopens

by Phil Ambroziak Access to and from communities north of Meadow Lake is once again a possibility for motorists travelling along Highway 903. A temporary road was recently constructed about 75 kilometres...

Bear sightings increase near M.L.

by Terry Villeneuve As summer dwindles into fall and winter’s arrival draws ever nearer, food becomes a ‘bear’ necessity throughout Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest. Area residents Herbie and...

French immersion gains steam

by Phil Ambroziak As the first group of French immersion students from Meadow Lake embark on their final year of high school, their hard work has paid off not only for themselves but also in helping to ceme...

Hounsell eyes Mustangs return

by Phil Ambroziak The La Ronge Ice Wolves of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) have finished up exhibition games, and have trimmed their roster. “We’re down to 27 players now,” remarked Ice Wo...

Northern teacher program launches

by Phil Ambroziak The future of education is looking bright for Indigenous students in Saskatchewan’s north. This is how representatives from the University of Regina’s faculty of education, Gabriel Dumo...

Loon Lake RCMP seek suspects

On Aug. 28, Loon Lake RCMP were able to intercept a stolen vehicle travelling through the area containing a significant amount of stolen property and firearms. An investigation led by Cst. Heather Healey ha...

Rebuilding year for Spartans

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School football Spartans will not contest a provincial championship this year. This is a fact that has nothing to do with the team’s yet-to-be-determined win-loss rec...