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

New beginnings in Canada

by Phil Ambroziak Even the quaintness of northwestern Saskatchewan isn’t enough to ward off feelings of unrest caused by conflict half a world away. Originally from Syria, Hussein Hamud came to Meadow Lake close to a year ago. And, although he plans to make Canada his permanent home, he can’t help being affected by the … Continue reading

Welcome Back!

Muddy waters!

Liberal leader visits North

by Derek Cornet Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau broke the ice with residents of La Ronge and Meadow Lake Aug. 12 during his first campaign stop in Saskatchewan. Trudeau – along with Desnethé–Missinippi–Churchill River Liberal candidate Lawrence Joseph – began his visit of La Ronge in the early afternoon with a tour of wildfire-affected areas … Continue reading

Co-op donates $100,000 to new lodge

by Phil Ambroziak The Meadow Lake Co-op understands the value of meeting the needs of seniors both today and for generations to come. That, according to general manager Terry Tremblay, is why the Co-op board of directors chose to donate $100,000 over five years to the new Northland Pioneers Lodge. Efforts to develop a new … Continue reading

The Queen’s Court

Survivors unite!

Athletes connect with fans at Kinsmen sports dinner

by Phil Ambroziak He may be known for his antics on the ice, but – during a recent visit to Meadow Lake – former NHL enforcer Dave “Tiger” Williams was more interested in discussing the sport of chuckwagon racing than he was hockey. Williams, a forward with several NHL teams throughout his career, was one … Continue reading

Large crowd attends rodeo

by Derek Cornet The 95th annual Stampede Week, held June 1-6, is now in the books and from all indications, the committee is pleased with the outcome. “There were a lot of local entries and that always helps bring in the crowd,” Meadow Lake Stampede Association president Leighton Wood said. “Everyone who was local put … Continue reading