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 ...

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 ...

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...

Pot shop will be downtown

by Phil Ambroziak The City of Meadow Lake is ready to clear the air when it comes to where exactly a retail marijuana store will be able to set up shop. During Monday’s (April 23) regular meeting of counc...