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 ...

DQ coming to M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak The rumours are true. This week, Tony Watters, director of franchise development with Dairy Queen Canada, confirmed a Dairy Queen restaurant will open in Meadow Lake next spring. “Dai...

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 ...

Former M.L. mayor passes away

by Phil Ambroziak Flags were flying at half-staff outside city hall last week to honour a woman who many say played a significant role in shaping Meadow Lake into the community it is today. Florence Clark...

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...