Mayor Vidal resigns

On April 8, Meadow Lake mayor Gary Vidal submitted his resignation to the city. This resignation was effective immediately following the adjournment of the April 8 council meeting. In his resignation letter, ...

Feds fund M.L. sewer upgrades

by Phil Ambroziak The feces-like odour that notoriously permeates the air in Meadow Lake during springtime could soon be a thing of the past. According to mayor Gary Vidal, the smell – traditionally experienc...

City purchases snowblower

by Phil Ambroziak Bring it on. That’s what the City of Meadow Lake has to say to any future winter onslaught thanks to the latest addition to the public works department’s collection of snow cleanup equipment...

Vidal named federal candidate

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal is one step closer to occupying a seat on Parliament Hill. Following a week of voting at various locations throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding including...

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...

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...

Vidal seeks Conservative nod

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s mayor is looking to parlay his experience as a municipal politician into a position on Parliament Hill. Yesterday (Oct. 3), Gary Vidal announced he is seeking the federal C...

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 ...

City water rates to increase

by Phil Ambroziak The cost of water could be on the rise for Meadow Lake residents. During its regular meeting Monday evening (Sept. 10), city council directed administration to draft an amendment to the ...