Taxes up 2.4 per cent

by Phil Ambroziak Taxes are going up. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Nov. 26, city officials adopted the 2019 municipal budget which includes a 2.4 per cent increase in tax revenue...

Arena upgrade discussed

by Phil Ambroziak Councillor Glen Winkler wants to look to the future, not the past. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Monday evening (Oct. 22), Winkler put forth a motion calling for...

Speed zone signage discussed

by Phil Ambroziak Everyone knows to slow down when driving through a school zone... or do they? In Meadow Lake, local resident Wendell Brock feels this particular rule of the road could require a little m...

Biz bylaw discussed

by Phil Ambroziak The City of Meadow Lake’s existing business licence bylaw could be in for a change. While a decision to alter the legislation has yet to be made at the council level, city officials went...

Panhandling problem persists

by Phil Ambroziak Loiterers and panhandlers are an ongoing concern for at least one business owner in downtown Meadow Lake. During the regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council Monday (Sept. 24), a lett...

M.L. increases paving budget

by Phil Ambroziak When it comes to future paving projects, the City of Meadow Lake would like to have its planning efforts set a little more in stone. During last Monday’s (Sept. 10) regular city council ...

Stampede Grounds discussed

by Phil Ambroziak Cooperation is the key to success. That’s the conclusion reached by the close to 100 Meadow Lake and area residents who attended a public open house Tuesday night (April 17) at the Meado...

Dog welfare discussed at council

by Phil Ambroziak You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but you might be able to convince local government to improve a piece of outdated and substandard legislation. At least that’s the hope of Meadow L...

City gives OK for pot shop

by Phil Ambroziak If someone is interested in opening a marijuana shop in Meadow Lake, city council won’t stand in his or her way. During council’s regular meeting Jan. 22, a motion was carried stating th...

Council defers traffic study

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s council has yielded when it comes to making a decision on yield signs. During Monday’s city council meeting, councillor Conrad Read moved to defer a vote on whether or not ...