Multiple fires ongoing

by Terry Villeneuve Wildfire season is definitely here. Early this afternoon (Monday, May 20), not one, not two, but three wildfires ignited throughout the RM of Meadow Lake and, as of 7:30 p.m. today we...

Tribute to teen destroyed

by Phil Ambroziak A public memorial for a Meadow Lake teen shot and killed at a home on the city’s west side last fall has gone up in smoke. A SaskPower pole located at the intersection of 6th Avenue and ...

FDFN man rescues children

by Phil Ambroziak The recent actions of a Flying Dust First Nation man have him adjusting to a fitting yet unfamiliar title – hero. A house fire May 19 destroyed a home located at 10 Amisk Rd. on Flying D...

Firefighters kept busy

by Phil Ambroziak There wasn’t much time off this holiday season for members of Meadow Lake Fire and Rescue. “We had a busy week,” remarked fire chief Neil Marsh when discussing a series of calls the depa...

Event promotes emerg. services

by Phil Ambroziak There were several bear sightings – and other “animals” of all shapes and sizes for that matter – in Meadow Lake May 22. That was the day when local emergency services hosted their secon...

Fire guts Meadow Lake home

by Phil Ambroziak It wasn’t the happy New Year Meadow Lake resident Shawna Lumgair and her son, Arlan, were hoping for. Shortly before 12 noon Jan. 1, the Lumgairs lost their home and most of their possessi...

Football shed burns

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School Spartans football team is not about to let its legacy go up in smoke. “We will build back up – that’s not even a question,” remarked long-time CHS coach and cur...

Spartans stand strong

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” Renowned football coach Vince Lombardi’s words couldn’t be more fitting in light of the latest turn of events to impact the Carpenter High Sc...