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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

Kinsmen announce guests for dinner

by Derek Cornet It’s official. The Meadow Lake Kinsmen Club will bring former National Hockey League player Dave “Tiger” Williams and former Saskatchewan Roughrider Scott Schultz to speak at their fourth annual sports dinner June 12. Money raised will help Lakeview Elementary School in Meadow Lake enhance its playground, but the size of the project … Continue reading

Education degrees earned

by Derek Cornet Invited guested gathered at North West College in Meadow Lake April 11 to celebrate years of hard work. Seventeen graduates from throughout the Northwest were handed Bachelor of Education degrees after completing four years of study. The group of students represents the college’s second cohort ever and the next batch of graduates … Continue reading

Meadow Lake schools evacuated

by Phil Ambroziak Class ended a little earlier than expected for Meadow Lake students on Friday when threats received at three elementary schools resulted in a mass evacuation. According to RCMP, Gateway Elementary, Jubilee Elementary and Lakeview Elementary each received threats by telephone from an unknown caller. The calls came in shortly after 1 p.m. … Continue reading

Schools to implement new marking system

by Derek Cornet A pilot project at Lakeview Elementary School this year is changing the way teachers grade their students. Instead of a report card, school principal Dawn Paylor said parents will now receive a student growth report that highlights where a student’s progress is in relation to the work that’s completed all year. If … Continue reading