Meadow Lake

In an effort to increase graduation numbers, Pat Gervais has been hired to get students ready for grad and post-grad life.
In an effort to increase graduation numbers, Pat Gervais has been hired to get students ready for grad and post-grad life. Colton Swiderski/meadowlakeNOW Staff

School division hires graduation coach for Carpenter High School

By Colton Swiderski
September 6, 2016 - 3:01pm

A new position has been added at Meadow Lake’s only high school to boost graduation numbers.

Graduation coach Pat Gervais was hired by the Northwest School Division to bring the numbers up from 70 to 80 per cent at Carpenter High School.

People shopping online can select the delivery method during checkout and choose the day and time that works best.
People shopping online can select the delivery method during checkout and choose the day and time that works best. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Ikea opens new collection point for Sask. shoppers

By CKOM News Staff
September 6, 2016 - 12:37pm

It's not a new store in Saskatchewan, but Ikea is making big moves in the province.

The Swedish furniture company posted on its website customers can now take advantage of flat-rate shipping with a newcollection point in Saskatoon.

file photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Influx of people leads to police holding check stops over the weekend

By meadowlakeNOW Staff
September 6, 2016 - 12:14pm

With hundreds of extra people in the Meadow Lake area over the weekend, RCMP partnered with the local MADD chapter to hold check stops.

In a media release, Sgt. Ryan How thanked the Flying Dust First Nation powwow organizing committee for a fun, enjoyable and overall safe weekend.

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