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The precautionary drinking water advisory for the City of Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation is in place indefinitely.
The precautionary drinking water advisory for the City of Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation is in place indefinitely. file photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

M.L. boil water advisory could last weeks: City

By Kathy Gallant
May 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

While staff members from waterworks department for the City of Meadow Lake have been working around the clock testing the water quality, it could be a while before the precautionary drinking water advisory is called off.

Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation residents are being advised to boil their drinking water for at least one minute.
Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation residents are being advised to boil their drinking water for at least one minute. file photo/meadowlakenow Staff

UPDATE: Meadow Lake, Flying Dust F.N. water advisory to continue until further notice

By meadowlakeNOW Staff
May 11, 2018 - 11:07am Updated: May 11, 2018 - 12:40pm

Local residents will have to boil their drinking water for the time being.

As of this morning, the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency issued a precautionary drinking water advisory for all residents and businesses for the City of Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation.

A transmission structure fire left thousands without power today in areas north of the Battlefords reaching as far as La Loche.
A transmission structure fire left thousands without power today in areas north of the Battlefords reaching as far as La Loche. Submitted photo/SaskPower

Transmission structure fire leaves thousands without power Thursday

By Roger White
May 3, 2018 - 1:42pm

A transmission structure fire is being blamed for a widespread power outage that extends north of the Battlefords to areas such as Meadow Lake, Beauval, Buffalo Narrows and La Loche, leaving thousands without electricity today.

Program Manager Cecile Mistickokat, MLTC tribal chief Eric Sylvestre, Meadow Lake mayor Gary Vidal and MLA Jeremy Harrison dig their shovels in the earth at the site of the soon-to-be-built Waskoosis Safe Shelter.
Program Manager Cecile Mistickokat, MLTC tribal chief Eric Sylvestre, Meadow Lake mayor Gary Vidal and MLA Jeremy Harrison dig their shovels in the earth at the site of the soon-to-be-built Waskoosis Safe Shelter. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Newly rebuilt M.L. safe shelter to open spring 2019

By Kathy Gallant
April 22, 2018 - 8:03am

In just about a year, women and children fleeing domestic violence will have a new safe haven in Meadow Lake.

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