Meadow Lake

Meadow Lake RCMP were required to use a taser this past Friday.
Meadow Lake RCMP were required to use a taser this past Friday. file photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Taser deployed during domestic violence call

From meadowlakeNOW
June 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

Meadow Lake RCMP were required to use a conducted energy weapon – also known as a taser – to subdue a suspect during a recent call for assistance.

In the early morning hours of Friday, June 9, local officers responded to a complaint of domestic violence.

Cody Coverchuk hangs on for dear life - eyes wide - at Mayhem in Meadow Lake on June 8 at the Meadow Lake Stampede.
Cody Coverchuk hangs on for dear life - eyes wide - at Mayhem in Meadow Lake on June 8 at the Meadow Lake Stampede. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

M.L.’s Cody Coverchuk wins hometown bull riding title

From meadowlakeNOW
June 9, 2017 - 12:25pm

The crowd at the Meadow Lake Arena erupted in cheers while watching hometown bull rider Cody Coverchuk.

By the end of the evening, the rafters were rumbling as he took the top spot at Mayhem in Meadow Lake festivities as a part of Stampede Week on Thursday, June 8.

Unita Esau adjusts the scale at the Door of Hope to weigh a few more donations from the annual food drive.
Unita Esau adjusts the scale at the Door of Hope to weigh a few more donations from the annual food drive. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Door of Hope nets over 800 pounds of food during drive

From meadowlakeNOW
June 8, 2017 - 4:58pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 5:31pm

After a couple hours of collecting, sorting, and weighing donations, the staff and volunteers for the Door of Hope’s annual food drive say they are feeling positive about the preliminary numbers.

The initiative took place the evening of Wednesday, June 7.

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