Councillor eyes 30 years in office

by Phil Ambroziak Russ Jones must be doing something right. Following the recent RM elections held throughout the province, the Division II councillor for Meadow Lake once again went unopposed to retain h...

Harrison seeks premiership

by Phil Ambroziak It's official. This morning (Aug. 19), Meadow Lake MLA Jeremy Harrison announced he will be seeking the Saskatchewan Party leadership, a decision he came to with his family in the week t...

Flying Dust election nears

by Derek Cornet Drugs, young people and elders are the top concerns among candidates seeking a four-year councillor position on Flying Dust First Nation. An all-candidates forum – moderated by Joey Tootoo...

Playing the part to garner votes

“Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and 10 horns, and on his horns 10 crowns, and on his head a blasphemous name...” – The Book of Revelations. ...

Don’t vote? Don’t complain

It was just another night in Meadow Lake. Election night came and went Oct. 26, and – with the exception of a vast minority – very few people seemed to notice. Although Meadow Lake doesn’t have an actual vo...

Unofficial election results are in

by Phil Ambroziak It’s a time for change in both the city and RM of Meadow Lake. Following last night’s (Oct. 26) municipal election, Tim McKay is the new RM reeve, with unofficial results indicating he g...

The Conversation

After two terms on Meadow Lake city council, deputy-mayor Annette Klassen is stepping down. Recently, Annette spoke with Northern Pride about her reasons for not seeking re-election, her career as an accountant...

Thin candidate list disappointing

Meadow Lake’s mayor and council must be doing something right. That’s the point of view the optimists are likely taking in response to the small number of candidates vying for a city council seat in the Oct....

Three newcomers vie for council

While a lack of challengers means Gary Vidal has been acclaimed and will officially embark on his second full term as Meadow Lake mayor following the upcoming municipal election, there will indeed be a race to ...

Vidal to seek re-election

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal isn’t ready to walk away just yet. The Meadow Lake mayor recently announced his plans to seek re-election when voters head to the polls Oct. 26. If successful, it will mark th...