Rain finally in M.L. forecast

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest may not experience the long, dry summer some people predicted after all. After a month of warm, overly dry conditions, rain is finally in the for...

Wildfires under control

by Phil Ambroziak Wildfire season is definitely here. On Monday afternoon (May 20), not one, but two fires broke out in the RM of Meadow Lake and, as of this week’s news deadline, suppression efforts con...

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...

Late club founder honoured

by Derek Cornet All those who spoke at a memorial for the late Larry Nelson June 3 at Pagan Lake shared stories of a man who made a positive impact on his community. Nelson – who passed away March 25 at t...

Learn about fire prevention

Fire prevention is once again a hot topic not only in Meadow Lake and the Northwest, but throughout Saskatchewan and across Canada. Indeed, for nearly a century, the second week in October has traditionally ...

Building permit issued for Boston Pizza

The total value of building permits issued by the City of Meadow Lake is expected to increase exponentially during the second half of 2016. According to Meadow Lake building official Neil Marsh, a permit was...

Wildfire season starts early

by Phil Ambroziak It’s been a busy spring for fire crews at both the municipal and provincial level. While fire bans remain in place for both the city and RM of Meadow Lake, that doesn’t mean firefighters...

Stop the spread of wildfire

“Remember... Only you can prevent forest fires.” The words of Smokey the Bear could not be more appropriate at a time of year when, once again, the actions of men (and women) have the potential to result in ...

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...

Mild temps boost construction

by Phil Ambroziak Any outdoor work always goes better when the weather cooperates. This is especially true in terms of construction, an area that’s benefited greatly in recent weeks thanks to milder than ...