Coverchuk wins BRC final

by Phil Ambroziak Nothing beats winning in front of a home town crowd. And, for Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk, that’s exactly what it felt like when he took top honours at the 2015 Bull Riders Canada final Oct. 2 and 3 in Lloydminster. “It was great,” Coverchuk remarked. “Lloyd is pretty much home for me, … Continue reading

Businesses back program

by Phil Ambroziak While this weekend is the time to be thankful, those involved with Meadow Lake’s Supported Employment Transition Initiative (SETI) program got a head start when they held a celebratory luncheon Oct. 6. Designed to express gratitude to the many businesses throughout the community that provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities, the … Continue reading

New cenotaph unveiled

by Derek Cornet The unveiling of a cenotaph in Meadow Lake Oct. 3 will forever remind residents of the service veterans contributed to society. “We are finally at the completion of this project,” said zone commander Paulette Bement during the ceremony held at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76. “It is the most exciting time for … Continue reading

Football Spartans lose on home turf

by Phil Ambroziak Three games into the 2015 season and the Carpenter High School Spartans football team is still looking for its first win. The CHS squad was shutout yet again when they fell 38-0 to the visiting Martensville High School Royals Sept. 25 at Lions Park. “Although it was not reflected on the scoreboard, … Continue reading

Voter wants to hear from federal candidates

by Phil Ambroziak The 42nd Canadian general election is only weeks away and some people still don’t know who they’re going to vote for. At least that’s how RM of Meadow Lake resident Jim Wolffe feels considering the shortage of all candidates forums scheduled throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding. While Missinippi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has … Continue reading

Flying Dust starts Railway Ave. cleanup

Phil Ambroziak The road to a better tomorrow begins with the steps you take today. That’s something Flying Dust First Nation understands and a big reason behind the ongoing excavation work recently initiated by the band along the north side of Railway Avenue. “We’re cleaning that whole area up lot-by-lot and putting in better soil,” … Continue reading

CHS Spartans drop home opener 32-0

by Phil Ambroziak Rome wasn’t built in a day, and it’s also going to take time to fully develop the 2015 Carpenter High School Spartans football team. That’s how Spartans head coach Sam Dawson feels, further describing this year’s season as a rebuilding year for the squad which is 0-2 heading into this Friday’s (Sept. … Continue reading

Toronto trip nabs new car for M.L. woman

by Phil Ambroziak When she boarded the plane last week for Toronto, the only win Meadow Lake resident Melissa Albright expected to witness would belong to either the Toronto Blue Jays or the visiting Boston Red Sox. While the Jays would go on to secure a 6-1 victory, Albright also came out on top when … Continue reading

Spartans blanked 32-0 in season opener

by Phil Ambroziak After a devastating 32-0 loss to the Kindersley High School Kobras in their first game of the 2015 season Sept. 11, the Carpenter High School Spartans football team is headed back to the drawing board to figure out how to improve on where things went wrong. “We did get to the game … Continue reading