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...

FDFN eyes future development

by Phil Ambroziak Patience and hard work are expected to pay off in a big way not only for Flying Dust First Nation, but the neighbouring community of Meadow Lake as well. Recently, Flying Dust continued ...

Water advisory to be lifted soon

by Phil Ambroziak The end is near. According to city officials, the precautionary drinking water advisory issued for Meadow Lake is expected to be lifted by month’s end. An update provided via the city’s ...

Water advisory continues for M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak Water woes continue for the City of Meadow Lake. During the regular meeting of city council held Monday (May 14), city manager Diana Burton indicated it could be a number of weeks before...

Cat bylaw discussed

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake city council believes efforts to licence household pets that don’t fall under the category of “man’s best friend” could ultimately turn into a cat-astrophe. In spite of a req...

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...