Saturday, December 4, 2021

Recent News

Festival of Trees nets more than $50,000

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When the Meadow Lake Hospital Foundation originally planted the seed of what would eventually grow into its annual Festival of Trees fundraiser, little did the group know of the continued success it would have even during the most difficult of times. Although it took on yet another distinct look this...

Homecoming for new city clerk

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Originally from Meadow Lake, Ferne Hebig recently returned home after living and working in the Village of Viscount to take on the role of city clerk. Recently, Ferne spoke with Northern Pride about her new position, life growing up in the community, her family and more. Q: What made you...

Broncos record first win of season

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The Meadow Lake Senior Broncos finally have one in the win column. The Broncos beat the St. Walburg Eagles 6-3 Friday night (Nov. 26) in St. Walburg, but the victory celebration was short-lived as the Eagles soared back to the top Saturday (Nov. 27) to notch a 7-2 victory over...

Councillor Richard Levesque resigns

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There will soon be an empty seat at the Meadow Lake city council table. During its regular meeting held Monday (Nov. 22), council accepted a letter of resignation from councillor Richard Levesque, the former city manager who was first elected to council in a November 2019 by-election and to his...

Multiworks clients learn forklift skills

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Ongoing efforts to produce dunnage for two local mills recently became a little more uplifting for clients of Multiworks Vocational Training Corporation. Earlier this fall, Tolko Industries donated a forklift to the Multiworks shop on 3rd Avenue East, a piece of equipment that has allowed workers to increase productivity while,...

M.L. athletes help North West Stars shine

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It was a homecoming of sorts for seven Meadow Lake and area hockey players when the U13 ‘AA’ North West Stars competed at Flying Dust First Nation this past weekend. The Stars, whose roster includes local athletes Adam Treptow, Aiden Harman, Logan Gibb, Tucker Manderscheid, Easton Bauer of Makwa, Gage...

City seeks grant for multi-use facility

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The City of Meadow Lake has taken the next step toward eventually replacing its former hockey arena. During a special meeting held Tuesday night (Nov. 16), council agreed to support an application for an Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) grant for an initiative that has been termed the Meadow...

Cody Coverchuk crowned 2021 PBR Canada Champion

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The roller coaster ride called life is currently on an upward trajectory for Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk. The 27-year-old bull rider recently earned his second PBR Canada Championship, but this is only his latest achievement and – if Coverchuk has it his way – many more accolades are sure to...

Broncos 0-2 to start SaskAlta season

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Head coach Winston Morin promises things will get better. This statement came on the heels of back-to-back losses for the Meadow Lake Senior Broncos in their first two games of the 2021-22 SaskAlta Hockey League season. “We lost the first period of our very first game 4-1,” Morin said with regard...

Three charged with forcible confinement

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On Nov. 8 at approximately 1 p.m., Meadow Lake RCMP received a report of an adult female being held against her will by armed individuals at a residence on the 500 block of 7th Avenue West in Meadow Lake. When police arrived at the residence, the occupants refused to let...